Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 26 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 92 51 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.01% 6.17% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.19% 6.63% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 81 50 72
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,075 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,000 £72,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +8.11%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,001 769 1,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.12% 93.10% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 829 679 1,097
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,700 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +2.74%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 43 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (44.57%) Java
3 30 (32.61%) DevOps
4 24 (26.09%) C#
4 24 (26.09%) Scrum
5 21 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (21.74%) .NET
6 20 (21.74%) Web Services
7 16 (17.39%) TDD
7 16 (17.39%) SQL
7 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 16 (17.39%) Case Management
8 13 (14.13%) Spring
9 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET
9 12 (13.04%) Degree
10 11 (11.96%) HTML
10 11 (11.96%) XML
10 11 (11.96%) Python
10 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
11 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
11 9 (9.78%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.78%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.78%) Integration Testing
11 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
11 9 (9.78%) REST
11 9 (9.78%) Subversion
11 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
11 9 (9.78%) PHP

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.43%) WordPress
2 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.09%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) JBoss
4 1 (1.09%) Jetty
4 1 (1.09%) SAS
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (5.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.17%) GitHub
4 2 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Office 365
4 2 (2.17%) PaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Apigee
5 1 (1.09%) IaaS
5 1 (1.09%) SaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Slack
5 1 (1.09%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.43%) DNS
2 5 (5.43%) LAN
2 5 (5.43%) WAN
3 2 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (1.09%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.09%) Modbus
4 1 (1.09%) RS-232
4 1 (1.09%) RS-485
4 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.43%) MySQL
2 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.26%) Big Data
4 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.17%) HPCC
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
6 1 (1.09%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.09%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.78%) Subversion
2 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.35%) Selenium
3 3 (3.26%) Ant
3 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.26%) Gradle
3 3 (3.26%) JIRA
3 3 (3.26%) JUnit
3 3 (3.26%) Maven
3 3 (3.26%) TestNG
3 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.17%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.09%) Pylint
5 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.26%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (35.87%) Software Engineer
2 32 (34.78%) Developer
3 17 (18.48%) Java Developer
4 16 (17.39%) Quality Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Java Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.26%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Java Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Java Team Leader
9 3 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) .NET
1 20 (21.74%) Web Services
2 13 (14.13%) Spring
3 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 11 (11.96%) HTML
4 11 (11.96%) XML
5 9 (9.78%) REST
6 8 (8.70%) SOAP
6 8 (8.70%) Spring Boot
7 6 (6.52%) CSS
8 5 (5.43%) HTML5
8 5 (5.43%) jQuery
8 5 (5.43%) LAMP
8 5 (5.43%) RESTful
8 5 (5.43%) RxJava
8 5 (5.43%) Swagger
9 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.35%) CSS3
9 4 (4.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Cloud Native
1 7 (7.61%) Fintech
2 5 (5.43%) Clustering
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Unix
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) VMS
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.61%) DevOps
3 24 (26.09%) Scrum
4 21 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (17.39%) Case Management
5 16 (17.39%) TDD
6 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.78%) Integration Testing
7 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
7 9 (9.78%) Test Automation
7 9 (9.78%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.70%) SDLC
9 7 (7.61%) Microservices
10 6 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (6.52%) Kanban
10 6 (6.52%) OO
10 6 (6.52%) SOA
11 5 (5.43%) Content Management
11 5 (5.43%) Functional Programming
11 5 (5.43%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) Java
2 24 (26.09%) C#
3 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.39%) SQL
4 11 (11.96%) Python
5 9 (9.78%) PHP
6 7 (7.61%) C++
6 7 (7.61%) Java 8
7 6 (6.52%) C
8 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.43%) Ruby
8 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.26%) Go
10 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.09%) Delphi
11 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.09%) Groovy
11 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.09%) R
11 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) PhD
3 2 (2.17%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (2.17%) CITP
3 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Docker
2 5 (5.43%) Varnish
3 1 (1.09%) HDFS
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.52%) Puppet
1 6 (6.52%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (1.09%) Graphite
3 1 (1.09%) Kibana
3 1 (1.09%) Nagios
3 1 (1.09%) Salt
3 1 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Google
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.17%) IBM
4 2 (2.17%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.17%) Sybase
5 1 (1.09%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.09%) Mashery
5 1 (1.09%) New Relic
5 1 (1.09%) Perforce
5 1 (1.09%) Splunk
5 1 (1.09%) VMware