Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 27 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 113 136 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.35% 7.05% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.41% 7.80% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 98 139 101
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +25.00% -15.29%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £51,625 £85,000 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +19.72% -7.79%

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 1,201 1,743 1,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.70% 90.31% 83.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,055 1,560 1,704
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £23,850 £22,975 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +2.46%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +14 47 £35,000 -24.32% 10
Newport -3 36 £40,000 -23.81% 7
Torfaen 0 11 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Caerphilly +7 10 £45,000 +8.43%
Neath Port Talbot +6 2 £45,000 +9.76% 3
Bridgend -3 1 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Gwent - 1 £45,000 - 1
Software Engineering
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 53 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.25%) SQL
3 48 (42.48%) JavaScript
4 45 (39.82%) C#
5 41 (36.28%) Java
6 33 (29.20%) OO
7 30 (26.55%) C++
8 28 (24.78%) CSS
9 27 (23.89%) .NET
10 23 (20.35%) HTML
10 23 (20.35%) Git (software)
11 21 (18.58%) Web Services
12 20 (17.70%) OOP
12 20 (17.70%) Scrum
13 19 (16.81%) TDD
13 19 (16.81%) C
13 19 (16.81%) Microservices
14 17 (15.04%) SOAP
14 17 (15.04%) Spring
14 17 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (15.04%) Degree
14 17 (15.04%) NoSQL
14 17 (15.04%) Apple iOS
15 16 (14.16%) Node.js
15 16 (14.16%) SaaS
15 16 (14.16%) Android
15 16 (14.16%) PHP
16 15 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (13.27%) Test Automation
16 15 (13.27%) REST

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 13 (11.50%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.19%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.65%) IIS
4 3 (2.65%) MTS
5 2 (1.77%) CMS
5 2 (1.77%) Drupal
5 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.16%) SaaS
3 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.19%) PaaS
4 4 (3.54%) npm
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) Modbus
2 6 (5.31%) Internet
3 4 (3.54%) HTTP
3 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.77%) VLAN
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) NoSQL
2 11 (9.73%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.85%) MySQL
4 7 (6.19%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.31%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.65%) Big Data
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.88%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 23 (20.35%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.85%) Maven
3 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.54%) Bower
6 3 (2.65%) Subversion
6 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.77%) Ant
7 2 (1.77%) Gradle
7 2 (1.77%) JUnit
7 2 (1.77%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.77%) TestNG
8 1 (0.88%) Grunt
8 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Retail
3 5 (4.42%) Electronics
3 5 (4.42%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.65%) Advertising
4 3 (2.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.77%) Military
5 2 (1.77%) Romanian Language
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 60 (53.10%) Software Engineer
2 53 (46.90%) Developer
3 17 (15.04%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.39%) C# Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Java Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Junior
5 11 (9.73%) Software Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Junior Software Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Principal Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Principal Software Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) PHP Software Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Graduate
9 6 (5.31%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.78%) CSS
2 27 (23.89%) .NET
3 23 (20.35%) HTML
4 21 (18.58%) Web Services
5 17 (15.04%) SOAP
5 17 (15.04%) Spring
6 16 (14.16%) Node.js
7 15 (13.27%) REST
8 14 (12.39%) AngularJS
9 13 (11.50%) RESTful
10 11 (9.73%) Symfony
10 11 (9.73%) XML
11 8 (7.08%) .NET Core
12 7 (6.19%) CSS3
12 7 (6.19%) Django
12 7 (6.19%) Kafka
12 7 (6.19%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (6.19%) Spring Boot
12 7 (6.19%) Thymeleaf
13 6 (5.31%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.85%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.08%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.42%) Cloud Native
5 5 (4.42%) Fintech
5 5 (4.42%) User Experience
6 3 (2.65%) Digital TV
6 3 (2.65%) IPTV
7 2 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.88%) Animation
8 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) Apple iOS
2 16 (14.16%) Android
3 8 (7.08%) Windows
4 4 (3.54%) Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.20%) OO
3 20 (17.70%) OOP
3 20 (17.70%) Scrum
4 19 (16.81%) Microservices
4 19 (16.81%) TDD
5 15 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (13.27%) Test Automation
6 14 (12.39%) SDLC
6 14 (12.39%) Web Development
7 13 (11.50%) DevOps
8 11 (9.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (7.96%) OOD
10 8 (7.08%) Android Development
10 8 (7.08%) iOS Development
10 8 (7.08%) Refactoring
11 7 (6.19%) DRM
11 7 (6.19%) Information Security
11 7 (6.19%) UML
12 6 (5.31%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.25%) SQL
2 48 (42.48%) JavaScript
3 45 (39.82%) C#
4 41 (36.28%) Java
5 30 (26.55%) C++
6 19 (16.81%) C
7 16 (14.16%) PHP
8 14 (12.39%) Go
9 12 (10.62%) Python
10 9 (7.96%) Scala
11 8 (7.08%) TypeScript
12 7 (6.19%) Embedded C
12 7 (6.19%) Embedded C++
12 7 (6.19%) R
12 7 (6.19%) Ruby
13 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.77%) Perl
14 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.77%) VB
15 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Degree
2 11 (9.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) PMO
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) Firmware
2 6 (5.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Ansible
2 7 (6.19%) Terraform
3 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.77%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.88%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle
3 3 (2.65%) IBM
4 2 (1.77%) BMC
4 2 (1.77%) EMC
4 2 (1.77%) HP
5 1 (0.88%) Apple