Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 32 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 110 135 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.92% 6.26% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 6.96% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 96 135 111
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +25.00% -1.37%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £75,750 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -1.37%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1228 1939 2097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.41% 89.89% 85.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1738 1794
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £22,975 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,349 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in South Wales

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in South Wales

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in South Wales

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +11 46 £42,500 - 3
Newport +6 36 £40,000 -25.93% 2
Torfaen -3 11 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Caerphilly +3 5 £45,000 +8.43%
Bridgend -4 2 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Software Engineering
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 61 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (45.45%) Java
2 50 (45.45%) SQL
3 43 (39.09%) C#
4 42 (38.18%) JavaScript
5 31 (28.18%) C++
6 29 (26.36%) CSS
7 27 (24.55%) .NET
7 27 (24.55%) OO
8 22 (20.00%) Web Services
8 22 (20.00%) Scrum
9 20 (18.18%) C
9 20 (18.18%) HTML
9 20 (18.18%) SDLC
10 19 (17.27%) Finance
10 19 (17.27%) Spring
11 18 (16.36%) Degree
11 18 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (16.36%) TDD
11 18 (16.36%) DevOps
12 17 (15.45%) OOP
12 17 (15.45%) Python
13 16 (14.55%) Git (software)
13 16 (14.55%) Node.js
14 15 (13.64%) NoSQL
14 15 (13.64%) SaaS
14 15 (13.64%) SOAP
15 14 (12.73%) Test Automation
15 14 (12.73%) Go
16 12 (10.91%) Advertising

Software Engineering
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 12 (10.91%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.73%) IIS
4 3 (2.73%) MTS
5 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.82%) Drupal
6 1 (0.91%) Apache
6 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.64%) SaaS
2 11 (10.00%) PaaS
3 10 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.82%) IaaS
6 1 (0.91%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) Internet
2 6 (5.45%) Modbus
3 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.64%) HTTP
5 2 (1.82%) VLAN
6 1 (0.91%) Network Security
6 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 12 (10.91%) Hadoop
3 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.18%) MySQL
5 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.64%) Big Data
7 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.82%) SQLite
9 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.91%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.91%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.09%) Maven
3 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.55%) Subversion
4 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.91%) Ant
6 1 (0.91%) Bower
6 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.91%) Gradle
6 1 (0.91%) Grunt
6 1 (0.91%) JUnit
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.91%) TestNG
6 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (17.27%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Advertising
3 7 (6.36%) Retail
4 6 (5.45%) Military
5 3 (2.73%) Electronics
5 3 (2.73%) Legal
6 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.82%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.82%) Romanian Language
6 2 (1.82%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (56.36%) Software Engineer
2 43 (39.09%) Developer
3 17 (15.45%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.82%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.91%) Junior
6 11 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Java Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Graduate
8 8 (7.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Lead Developer
8 8 (7.27%) PHP Software Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Principal Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Principal Software Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.45%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.36%) CSS
2 27 (24.55%) .NET
3 22 (20.00%) Web Services
4 20 (18.18%) HTML
5 19 (17.27%) Spring
6 16 (14.55%) Node.js
7 15 (13.64%) SOAP
8 11 (10.00%) CSS3
8 11 (10.00%) Django
8 11 (10.00%) REST
8 11 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (10.00%) XML
9 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 9 (8.18%) AngularJS
10 9 (8.18%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.36%) .NET Framework
11 7 (6.36%) RESTful
11 7 (6.36%) Symfony
12 5 (4.55%) jQuery
13 4 (3.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 10 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.64%) User Experience
4 2 (1.82%) Fintech
5 1 (0.91%) Animation
5 1 (0.91%) Anti-Piracy
5 1 (0.91%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.91%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.91%) Apple iOS
2 11 (10.00%) Android
2 11 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (5.45%) Linux
4 3 (2.73%) Unix
4 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.55%) OO
3 22 (20.00%) Scrum
4 20 (18.18%) SDLC
5 18 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (16.36%) DevOps
5 18 (16.36%) TDD
6 17 (15.45%) OOP
7 14 (12.73%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.91%) BDD
9 11 (10.00%) OOD
10 10 (9.09%) Refactoring
10 10 (9.09%) Web Development
11 9 (8.18%) Information Security
12 7 (6.36%) Android Development
12 7 (6.36%) iOS Development
12 7 (6.36%) Microservices
12 7 (6.36%) MVC
13 6 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (5.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.45%) Java
1 50 (45.45%) SQL
2 43 (39.09%) C#
3 42 (38.18%) JavaScript
4 31 (28.18%) C++
5 20 (18.18%) C
6 17 (15.45%) Python
7 14 (12.73%) Go
8 12 (10.91%) PHP
8 12 (10.91%) Scala
9 11 (10.00%) R
9 11 (10.00%) Ruby
10 6 (5.45%) Embedded C
10 6 (5.45%) Embedded C++
10 6 (5.45%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.82%) Erlang
11 2 (1.82%) VB
12 1 (0.91%) Haskell
12 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (16.36%) Degree
2 12 (10.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.73%) HND
6 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.82%) ISEB
7 1 (0.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) Firmware
2 2 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Ansible
2 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.73%) Terraform
3 2 (1.82%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.91%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (2.73%) HP
4 2 (1.82%) BMC
4 2 (1.82%) EMC
4 2 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (0.91%) Apple
5 1 (0.91%) Perforce
5 1 (0.91%) Zend