Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 105 73 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.45% 8.00% 8.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.31% 8.57% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 97 66 83
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £32,250 £28,125 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £56,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +9.09%

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 928 852 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 92.34% 93.42% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 817 739 842
Cardiff median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,975 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 69 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.43%) SQL
3 32 (30.48%) QA
4 31 (29.52%) Java
5 27 (25.71%) Scrum
6 26 (24.76%) JavaScript
7 24 (22.86%) .NET
8 22 (20.95%) Finance
9 19 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (18.10%) IT Strategy
10 18 (17.14%) Spring
10 18 (17.14%) PHP
10 18 (17.14%) C#
10 18 (17.14%) PRINCE2
11 17 (16.19%) Web Services
11 17 (16.19%) Python
11 17 (16.19%) Business Analysis
11 17 (16.19%) Git (software)
11 17 (16.19%) Target Operating Model
12 16 (15.24%) SDLC
13 14 (13.33%) HTML
14 13 (12.38%) MySQL
14 13 (12.38%) Hibernate
14 13 (12.38%) Degree
15 12 (11.43%) Relational Database
15 12 (11.43%) Jenkins
15 12 (11.43%) Oracle
15 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
15 12 (11.43%) CSS
15 12 (11.43%) Project Management

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 9 (8.57%) Apache
1 9 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.71%) Confluence
2 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.86%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) GitHub
2 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.90%) Serverless
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.95%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.38%) MySQL
2 12 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.67%) Big Data
4 5 (4.76%) Informix
5 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.95%) Power BI
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (16.19%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.57%) Subversion
4 6 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.71%) JIRA
4 6 (5.71%) Selenium
5 3 (2.86%) git-flow
6 2 (1.90%) Maven
7 1 (0.95%) Ant
7 1 (0.95%) Gradle
7 1 (0.95%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.95%) JUnit
7 1 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (20.95%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Games
3 4 (3.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.86%) Automotive
4 3 (2.86%) Law
4 3 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (45.71%) Software Engineer
2 28 (26.67%) Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Agile Business Analyst
3 17 (16.19%) Business Analyst
3 17 (16.19%) Digital Business Analyst
3 17 (16.19%) IT Business Analyst
3 17 (16.19%) Technical Business Analyst
4 16 (15.24%) Analyst
4 16 (15.24%) Business IT Analyst
4 16 (15.24%) Digital Analyst
4 16 (15.24%) IT Analyst
4 16 (15.24%) Technical Analyst
5 12 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) PHP Software Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) JIRA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.86%) .NET
2 18 (17.14%) Spring
3 17 (16.19%) Web Services
4 14 (13.33%) HTML
5 13 (12.38%) Hibernate
6 12 (11.43%) CSS
7 10 (9.52%) J2EE
8 8 (7.62%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.67%) Apache Camel
9 7 (6.67%) JSON
9 7 (6.67%) React
9 7 (6.67%) RESTful
10 5 (4.76%) Node.js
10 5 (4.76%) TensorFlow
10 5 (4.76%) XML
11 4 (3.81%) .NET Core
11 4 (3.81%) REST
12 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
12 3 (2.86%) Direct3D
12 3 (2.86%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.76%) User Experience
2 3 (2.86%) Algorithms
2 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.95%) Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Android
3 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.95%) Unix
3 1 (0.95%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.71%) Scrum
3 19 (18.10%) IT Strategy
3 19 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 17 (16.19%) Business Analysis
5 17 (16.19%) Target Operating Model
6 16 (15.24%) SDLC
7 12 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (11.43%) Project Management
8 11 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (9.52%) Front End Development
9 10 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.57%) SOA
11 8 (7.62%) Web Development
12 7 (6.67%) DevOps
12 7 (6.67%) OWASP
12 7 (6.67%) Risk Management
13 6 (5.71%) Software Delivery
13 6 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.43%) SQL
2 31 (29.52%) Java
3 26 (24.76%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.14%) C#
4 18 (17.14%) PHP
5 17 (16.19%) Python
6 11 (10.48%) C++
7 5 (4.76%) C
7 5 (4.76%) Groovy
7 5 (4.76%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.81%) Ruby
8 4 (3.81%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.90%) Go
9 2 (1.90%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.95%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.95%) ES6
10 1 (0.95%) Fortran
10 1 (0.95%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) CISMP
2 6 (5.71%) CISSP
3 3 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.90%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (30.48%) QA
2 5 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.95%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.95%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.95%) JTAG
3 1 (0.95%) MISRA
3 1 (0.95%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Ansible
1 2 (1.90%) Terraform
2 1 (0.95%) Istio
2 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Oracle
2 5 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 5 (4.76%) IBM
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.86%) Google
3 3 (2.86%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.95%) VMware