The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 55 60
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.66% 3.19% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 3.25% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 34
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +4.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,600 £40,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 695 1108 1221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.48% 98.23% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 598 970 1040
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in South Wales

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in South Wales.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in South Wales

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in South Wales

Software Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +10 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Newport +11 3 £42,000 -9.18% 1
Torfaen +6 2 £38,500 -18.08% 1
Software Engineer
Wales

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (77.97%) C#
3 44 (74.58%) .NET
4 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (59.32%) ASP.NET
6 33 (55.93%) SQL Server
6 33 (55.93%) Java
7 31 (52.54%) Web Services
7 31 (52.54%) Subversion
8 30 (50.85%) Test Automation
8 30 (50.85%) TDD
9 29 (49.15%) MVC
9 29 (49.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (49.15%) REST
9 29 (49.15%) Unit Testing
9 29 (49.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (49.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (47.46%) User Experience
10 28 (47.46%) .NET Framework
10 28 (47.46%) RESTful
11 27 (45.76%) BDD
11 27 (45.76%) SOAP
11 27 (45.76%) Continuous Deployment
12 26 (44.07%) Performance Optimisation
12 26 (44.07%) Customer Insight
12 26 (44.07%) Tomcat
12 26 (44.07%) Eclipse
12 26 (44.07%) IIS
12 26 (44.07%) Visual Studio
12 26 (44.07%) EJB

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 26 (44.07%) IIS
1 26 (44.07%) Tomcat
1 26 (44.07%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Drupal
3 1 (1.69%) OpenROAD
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.93%) SQL Server
2 29 (49.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) Big Data
3 2 (3.39%) Ingres
3 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.69%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (52.54%) Subversion
2 26 (44.07%) Eclipse
2 26 (44.07%) Maven
2 26 (44.07%) Visual Studio
3 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.78%) Artifactory
4 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.78%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.08%) IntelliJ
5 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (8.47%) Military
2 3 (5.08%) Advertising
2 3 (5.08%) Games
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (74.58%) .NET
2 35 (59.32%) ASP.NET
3 31 (52.54%) Web Services
4 29 (49.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (49.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 29 (49.15%) REST
5 28 (47.46%) .NET Framework
5 28 (47.46%) RESTful
6 27 (45.76%) SOAP
7 26 (44.07%) EJB
7 26 (44.07%) Hibernate
7 26 (44.07%) Spring
8 25 (42.37%) Java SE
9 22 (37.29%) Middleware
10 9 (15.25%) HTML
11 7 (11.86%) CSS
12 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
12 6 (10.17%) XML
13 4 (6.78%) jQuery
13 4 (6.78%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (47.46%) User Experience
2 20 (33.90%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.47%) Fintech
4 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) CUDA
6 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Android
2 8 (13.56%) Windows
3 7 (11.86%) Apple iOS
4 6 (10.17%) Linux
5 4 (6.78%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.08%) Unix
7 1 (1.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (50.85%) TDD
3 30 (50.85%) Test Automation
4 29 (49.15%) MVC
4 29 (49.15%) Unit Testing
5 27 (45.76%) BDD
5 27 (45.76%) Continuous Deployment
6 26 (44.07%) Customer Insight
6 26 (44.07%) Performance Optimisation
7 20 (33.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 11 (18.64%) OOD
9 7 (11.86%) SDLC
10 6 (10.17%) OO
10 6 (10.17%) UML
11 5 (8.47%) API Development
11 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.47%) Scrum
11 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.78%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 46 (77.97%) C#
2 33 (55.93%) Java
3 12 (20.34%) C++
4 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.64%) SQL
5 7 (11.86%) PHP
6 4 (6.78%) C
6 4 (6.78%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.08%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.69%) Fortran
8 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (40.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 24 (40.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) MISRA
2 2 (3.39%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.69%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.69%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.69%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) IBM
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Green Hills
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