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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 32 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 60 66 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.31% 5.79% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.19% 6.80% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 51
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,400 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,875 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 653 970 1041
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 90.44% 85.09% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2266 3133 3296
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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 +15 40 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Newport +12 6 £31,500 -40.00% 4
Torfaen +5 6 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Software Engineering
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 113 (67.26%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (50.00%) Java
3 74 (44.05%) C#
4 71 (42.26%) .NET
5 62 (36.90%) Spring
6 59 (35.12%) Web Services
7 52 (30.95%) Hibernate
8 51 (30.36%) SQL Server
9 50 (29.76%) ASP.NET
10 44 (26.19%) Unit Testing
11 43 (25.60%) MVC
11 43 (25.60%) SOAP
12 41 (24.40%) SQL
13 40 (23.81%) Finance
13 40 (23.81%) TDD
14 39 (23.21%) Scrum
15 37 (22.02%) JavaScript
15 37 (22.02%) Maven
15 37 (22.02%) REST
16 36 (21.43%) Test Automation
16 36 (21.43%) Visual Studio
17 35 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (20.83%) SDLC
18 32 (19.05%) User Experience
18 32 (19.05%) HTML
18 32 (19.05%) RESTful
18 32 (19.05%) BDD
18 32 (19.05%) Subversion
19 31 (18.45%) .NET Framework
19 31 (18.45%) ASP.NET MVC

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 30 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 27 (16.07%) IIS
2 27 (16.07%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.98%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.79%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.60%) CMS
7 1 (0.60%) Drupal
7 1 (0.60%) JBoss
7 1 (0.60%) OpenROAD
7 1 (0.60%) SAS
7 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.60%) GitHub
4 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) HTTP
2 5 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.19%) Internet
3 2 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.14%) MySQL
5 10 (5.95%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (4.76%) Big Data
7 8 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (3.57%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.19%) Ingres
9 2 (1.19%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.19%) SQLite
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.60%) Biml
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (22.02%) Maven
2 36 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 32 (19.05%) Subversion
4 27 (16.07%) Eclipse
5 16 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 11 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (3.57%) JUnit
8 6 (3.57%) Mockito
9 5 (2.98%) Artifactory
9 5 (2.98%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.98%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.38%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.38%) Selenium
11 3 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
12 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.60%) gulp
13 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.60%) NUnit
General
1 40 (23.81%) Finance
2 24 (14.29%) Advertising
3 7 (4.17%) Military
4 4 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.38%) Games
4 4 (2.38%) Marketing
5 3 (1.79%) Retail
6 2 (1.19%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 83 (49.40%) Developer
2 62 (36.90%) Software Engineer
3 44 (26.19%) Java Developer
4 19 (11.31%) .NET Software Engineer
5 17 (10.12%) Senior Developer
6 16 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
7 15 (8.93%) .NET Developer
8 13 (7.74%) Java Engineer
8 13 (7.74%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (5.36%) Lead Developer
10 9 (5.36%) Lead Java Developer
11 8 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (4.17%) Software Developer
13 5 (2.98%) Architect
14 4 (2.38%) Graduate
14 4 (2.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (42.26%) .NET
2 62 (36.90%) Spring
3 59 (35.12%) Web Services
4 52 (30.95%) Hibernate
5 50 (29.76%) ASP.NET
6 43 (25.60%) SOAP
7 37 (22.02%) REST
8 35 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (19.05%) HTML
9 32 (19.05%) RESTful
10 31 (18.45%) .NET Framework
10 31 (18.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (16.07%) CSS
11 27 (16.07%) EJB
12 26 (15.48%) Java SE
13 22 (13.10%) AngularJS
13 22 (13.10%) Middleware
14 19 (11.31%) XML
15 18 (10.71%) Java EE
16 15 (8.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.05%) User Experience
2 20 (11.90%) Mainframe
3 13 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.98%) Fintech
7 3 (1.79%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.19%) IPTV
8 2 (1.19%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.19%) Replication
9 1 (0.60%) CUDA
9 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.60%) EPoS
9 1 (0.60%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.12%) Linux
2 15 (8.93%) Windows
3 13 (7.74%) Android
4 11 (6.55%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.17%) Unix
6 4 (2.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.19%) Solaris
8 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (67.26%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.19%) Unit Testing
3 43 (25.60%) MVC
4 40 (23.81%) TDD
5 39 (23.21%) Scrum
6 36 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 35 (20.83%) SDLC
8 32 (19.05%) BDD
9 28 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
10 27 (16.07%) Customer Insight
10 27 (16.07%) Performance Optimisation
11 24 (14.29%) OOD
12 22 (13.10%) OO
13 20 (11.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 18 (10.71%) OOP
15 14 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (7.14%) Web Development
17 11 (6.55%) Microservices
18 8 (4.76%) API Development
18 8 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 84 (50.00%) Java
2 74 (44.05%) C#
3 41 (24.40%) SQL
4 37 (22.02%) JavaScript
5 20 (11.90%) C++
6 11 (6.55%) PL/SQL
6 11 (6.55%) Python
7 8 (4.76%) C
7 8 (4.76%) PHP
8 7 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.98%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.79%) Perl
12 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.60%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.60%) Fortran
13 1 (0.60%) Lisp
13 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.57%) HND
5 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.19%) PhD
7 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 25 (14.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.19%) MISRA
2 2 (1.19%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.19%) PMO
2 2 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.60%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.60%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 7 (4.17%) Docker
2 5 (2.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.19%) Ansible
1 2 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (17.26%) IBM
2 26 (15.48%) Oracle
3 15 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.38%) Google
5 3 (1.79%) Sencha
5 3 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.79%) Sybase
5 3 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.19%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.19%) HP
6 2 (1.19%) Perforce
6 2 (1.19%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) Cognos
7 1 (0.60%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.60%) MuleSoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28450.00 - £33249.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn Recruitment
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Cardiff DT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Link Financial
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago