Period
to 19 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 20 29
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 114 172 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.14% 9.81% 7.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.91% 10.97% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 101 158 137
South Wales median annual salary £41,000 £45,135 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.16% +12.84% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £26,700
90th Percentile £55,349 £68,125 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88% -9.41%

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 1,280 1,568 1,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 91.36% 89.45% 84.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 1,357 1,664
South Wales median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 -7 56 £41,500 -10.53% 14
Newport -14 26 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Caerphilly +5 12 £33,250 -26.55%
Torfaen -2 11 £42,500 +19.72% 4
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £45,000 - 2
Monmouthshire - 2 £33,250 -
Bridgend +2 1 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Gwent - 1 £45,000 - 2
Software Engineering
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.60%) C#
3 40 (35.09%) SQL
4 37 (32.46%) JavaScript
5 33 (28.95%) .NET
6 29 (25.44%) Git (software)
7 28 (24.56%) OO
8 26 (22.81%) Java
9 23 (20.18%) C++
9 23 (20.18%) CSS
10 22 (19.30%) PHP
10 22 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (19.30%) Degree
11 21 (18.42%) DevOps
11 21 (18.42%) HTML
12 20 (17.54%) Scrum
12 20 (17.54%) Microservices
13 19 (16.67%) TDD
13 19 (16.67%) Python
13 19 (16.67%) REST
14 18 (15.79%) AngularJS
15 17 (14.91%) Android
15 17 (14.91%) Web Services
16 16 (14.04%) SOAP
16 16 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (14.04%) Apple iOS
16 16 (14.04%) NoSQL
16 16 (14.04%) .NET Core
17 15 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery

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 14 (12.28%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.02%) WordPress
3 7 (6.14%) CMS
4 3 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.63%) IIS
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.88%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.65%) SaaS
3 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (7.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (4.39%) npm
6 3 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.89%) DNS
3 8 (7.02%) LAN
3 8 (7.02%) WAN
4 6 (5.26%) Internet
4 6 (5.26%) Modbus
5 3 (2.63%) HTTP
6 2 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.04%) NoSQL
2 14 (12.28%) MySQL
3 10 (8.77%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.02%) Cosmos DB
5 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.63%) Biml
8 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.75%) Big Data
10 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (25.44%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.28%) Subversion
3 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.14%) Maven
4 5 (4.39%) Bower
4 5 (4.39%) Gradle
4 5 (4.39%) JUnit
5 4 (3.51%) Ant
5 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.51%) TestNG
5 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.63%) Rational Team Concert
7 2 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.75%) Rational Quality Manager
7 2 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.88%) JMeter
8 1 (0.88%) NUnit
8 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Retail
3 3 (2.63%) Advertising
3 3 (2.63%) Electronics
3 3 (2.63%) Legal
3 3 (2.63%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (42.98%) Software Engineer
2 45 (39.47%) Developer
3 21 (18.42%) C# Developer
4 11 (9.65%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.65%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Lead DevOps
7 8 (7.02%) Java Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Principal Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Principal Software Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.26%) Junior
10 5 (4.39%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Junior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) AWS DevOps
11 4 (3.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.95%) .NET
2 23 (20.18%) CSS
3 21 (18.42%) HTML
4 19 (16.67%) REST
5 18 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 17 (14.91%) Web Services
7 16 (14.04%) .NET Core
7 16 (14.04%) SOAP
8 13 (11.40%) LAMP
8 13 (11.40%) Spring
9 12 (10.53%) Node.js
10 11 (9.65%) HTML5
11 10 (8.77%) RESTful
12 9 (7.89%) Aurelia
13 8 (7.02%) XML
14 7 (6.14%) Symfony
15 6 (5.26%) .NET Framework
15 6 (5.26%) Kafka
15 6 (5.26%) Laravel
15 6 (5.26%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Clustering
2 8 (7.02%) Cloud Native
2 8 (7.02%) Fintech
3 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.14%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.26%) User Experience
5 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.63%) Digital TV
7 3 (2.63%) IPTV
8 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.88%) Animation
9 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.91%) Android
2 16 (14.04%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.89%) Windows
4 8 (7.02%) Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.56%) OO
3 21 (18.42%) DevOps
4 20 (17.54%) Microservices
4 20 (17.54%) Scrum
5 19 (16.67%) TDD
6 16 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (13.16%) OOP
7 15 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 12 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.65%) SDLC
9 11 (9.65%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.77%) UML
11 9 (7.89%) High Availability
11 9 (7.89%) Load Balancing
12 8 (7.02%) Content Management
12 8 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (7.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.60%) C#
2 40 (35.09%) SQL
3 37 (32.46%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.81%) Java
5 23 (20.18%) C++
6 22 (19.30%) PHP
7 19 (16.67%) Python
8 13 (11.40%) C
9 10 (8.77%) TypeScript
10 9 (7.89%) Bash Shell
10 9 (7.89%) Go
11 8 (7.02%) Embedded C
11 8 (7.02%) Shell Script
12 7 (6.14%) Embedded C++
13 5 (4.39%) Scala
14 3 (2.63%) Perl
14 3 (2.63%) R
14 3 (2.63%) Ruby
14 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 22 (19.30%) Degree
2 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
2 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.88%) MISRA
3 1 (0.88%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) Docker
1 8 (7.02%) Firmware
1 8 (7.02%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.02%) Puppet
1 8 (7.02%) ZABBIX
2 7 (6.14%) Ansible
3 6 (5.26%) Terraform
4 2 (1.75%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.39%) IBM
3 3 (2.63%) Cognos
4 2 (1.75%) PTC
5 1 (0.88%) Apple
5 1 (0.88%) Green Hills