Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 20 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 120 167 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.49% 10.54% 7.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.40% 11.77% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 109 145 142
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,700 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%

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 1,276 1,419 2,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 90.30% 89.58% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,108 1,219 1,745
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £25,390 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +1 77 £42,500 -5.56% 21
Newport -1 21 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Torfaen -2 10 £43,750 +13.64% 3
Caerphilly +4 7 £33,250 -26.55% 1
Monmouthshire - 2 £33,250 -
Bridgend -3 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Software Engineering
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 47 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.17%) DevOps
3 34 (28.33%) Java
3 34 (28.33%) SQL
4 33 (27.50%) C#
5 30 (25.00%) TDD
6 24 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 24 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 23 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (19.17%) .NET
7 23 (19.17%) Python
7 23 (19.17%) Mentoring
8 22 (18.33%) Degree
8 22 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (17.50%) Subversion
9 21 (17.50%) PHP
9 21 (17.50%) Scrum
10 18 (15.00%) Configuration Management
11 17 (14.17%) C++
11 17 (14.17%) TCP/IP
12 16 (13.33%) HTML
12 16 (13.33%) Spring
12 16 (13.33%) REST
13 15 (12.50%) SOAP
13 15 (12.50%) Web Services
13 15 (12.50%) Linux
13 15 (12.50%) LAMP
13 15 (12.50%) Microservices
14 14 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (11.67%) Opscode Chef

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 (10.83%) WordPress
2 9 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.00%) CMS
4 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) Jetty
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.50%) SaaS
5 2 (1.67%) GitHub
5 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.83%) npm
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Slack
6 1 (0.83%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.17%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.67%) DNS
3 13 (10.83%) LAN
3 13 (10.83%) WAN
4 2 (1.67%) Internet
4 2 (1.67%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.83%) Modbus
5 1 (0.83%) RS-232
5 1 (0.83%) RS-485
5 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) MySQL
2 11 (9.17%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.17%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.50%) Biml
6 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) GIS
8 1 (0.83%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.83%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 24 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (17.50%) Subversion
3 8 (6.67%) Gradle
3 8 (6.67%) Maven
4 7 (5.83%) JUnit
5 6 (5.00%) Ant
5 6 (5.00%) TestNG
6 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.67%) JIRA
7 2 (1.67%) Selenium
7 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.83%) Bower
8 1 (0.83%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.83%) JMeter
8 1 (0.83%) NUnit
8 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 11 (9.17%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.17%) Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Advertising
4 3 (2.50%) Law
5 2 (1.67%) Automotive
5 2 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Military
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (36.67%) Software Engineer
2 28 (23.33%) Developer
3 14 (11.67%) Lead DevOps
4 13 (10.83%) Quality Engineer
5 12 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.17%) Embedded Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.83%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (5.83%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
11 5 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Java Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.17%) .NET
2 16 (13.33%) HTML
2 16 (13.33%) REST
2 16 (13.33%) Spring
3 15 (12.50%) LAMP
3 15 (12.50%) SOAP
3 15 (12.50%) Web Services
4 13 (10.83%) CSS
5 11 (9.17%) .NET Core
6 10 (8.33%) HTML5
6 10 (8.33%) XML
7 9 (7.50%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.83%) RESTful
9 6 (5.00%) Aurelia
9 6 (5.00%) Spring Boot
10 5 (4.17%) Ajax
10 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.33%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.33%) jQuery
11 4 (3.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Clustering
2 9 (7.50%) Cloud Native
2 9 (7.50%) Fintech
3 6 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.00%) User Experience
4 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.67%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.83%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.83%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) Linux
2 8 (6.67%) Android
2 8 (6.67%) Windows
3 6 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.83%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.17%) DevOps
3 30 (25.00%) TDD
4 23 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (19.17%) Mentoring
5 21 (17.50%) Scrum
6 18 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 15 (12.50%) Microservices
8 14 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (11.67%) High Availability
8 14 (11.67%) Load Balancing
9 13 (10.83%) Case Management
9 13 (10.83%) Content Management
10 12 (10.00%) OO
10 12 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.50%) Project Management
11 9 (7.50%) User Stories
12 8 (6.67%) SDLC
12 8 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.33%) Java
1 34 (28.33%) SQL
2 33 (27.50%) C#
3 24 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.17%) Python
5 21 (17.50%) PHP
6 17 (14.17%) C++
7 14 (11.67%) Bash Shell
7 14 (11.67%) C
8 13 (10.83%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.00%) TypeScript
10 5 (4.17%) Embedded C
10 5 (4.17%) Ruby
11 4 (3.33%) Embedded C++
11 4 (3.33%) Go
12 2 (1.67%) Java 8
12 2 (1.67%) Perl
13 1 (0.83%) Ada
13 1 (0.83%) RPG
13 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) Degree
2 12 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) PhD
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.67%) CITP
5 2 (1.67%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) MISRA
3 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.83%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.83%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (10.83%) Varnish
2 6 (5.00%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) Firmware
3 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (11.67%) Puppet
1 14 (11.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.67%) Ansible
2 2 (1.67%) PTC Integrity
3 1 (0.83%) Graphite
3 1 (0.83%) Kibana
3 1 (0.83%) Nagios
3 1 (0.83%) Salt
3 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.00%) IBM
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle
4 3 (2.50%) Cognos
5 2 (1.67%) Google
5 2 (1.67%) PTC
5 2 (1.67%) Sybase
6 1 (0.83%) Apigee
6 1 (0.83%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.83%) Mashery
6 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.83%) New Relic
6 1 (0.83%) Perforce
6 1 (0.83%) Splunk