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

Software Engineering
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 22 34
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 140 107 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.88% 7.83% 6.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.14% 8.55% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 120 96 132
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +7.38%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,000 £66,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1,381 1,252 2,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.63% 91.65% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 1,101 1,794
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.96%
10th Percentile £25,470 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 October 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 October 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 +5 94 £40,000 -5.88% 25
Newport +8 27 £42,500 +74.90% 28
Torfaen +2 13 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Caerphilly +2 5 £44,000 -2.22%
Bridgend -2 2 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Software Engineering
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 66 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (41.43%) Java
3 40 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (27.86%) C#
5 37 (26.43%) TDD
5 37 (26.43%) DevOps
6 36 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 35 (25.00%) Scrum
8 32 (22.86%) .NET
9 28 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (19.29%) SQL
11 26 (18.57%) Web Services
12 21 (15.00%) HTML
13 20 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 20 (14.29%) Degree
14 19 (13.57%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (12.14%) Case Management
15 17 (12.14%) C++
15 17 (12.14%) ASP.NET
15 17 (12.14%) Test Automation
16 16 (11.43%) CSS
16 16 (11.43%) Python
16 16 (11.43%) REST
17 15 (10.71%) Mentoring
17 15 (10.71%) Linux
17 15 (10.71%) XML
17 15 (10.71%) Configuration Management
17 15 (10.71%) Finance
17 15 (10.71%) Spring
18 14 (10.00%) React

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 5 (3.57%) CMS
1 5 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (3.57%) WordPress
2 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.71%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.71%) Apache
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.71%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) JBoss
4 1 (0.71%) Jetty
4 1 (0.71%) SAS
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.29%) GitHub
4 5 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.14%) PaaS
6 2 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) npm
6 2 (1.43%) Office 365
7 1 (0.71%) Apigee
7 1 (0.71%) IaaS
7 1 (0.71%) SaaS
7 1 (0.71%) Slack
7 1 (0.71%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.57%) DNS
2 5 (3.57%) LAN
2 5 (3.57%) WAN
3 4 (2.86%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.14%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.71%) Modbus
5 1 (0.71%) RS-232
5 1 (0.71%) RS-485
5 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.29%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.57%) MySQL
4 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.14%) Big Data
6 3 (2.14%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.43%) HPCC
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.71%) GIS
8 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.71%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.71%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.14%) Subversion
3 9 (6.43%) webpack
4 8 (5.71%) Gradle
4 8 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.71%) JIRA
4 8 (5.71%) Maven
5 5 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.86%) Ant
6 4 (2.86%) JUnit
6 4 (2.86%) Selenium
6 4 (2.86%) TestNG
6 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.14%) Babel
7 3 (2.14%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.43%) gulp
8 2 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.86%) Law
3 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.86%) Marketing
4 3 (2.14%) Advertising
4 3 (2.14%) Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Electronics
5 2 (1.43%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (43.57%) Software Engineer
2 42 (30.00%) Developer
3 19 (13.57%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.14%) Quality Engineer
4 17 (12.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) Java Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
7 10 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
8 9 (6.43%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Architect
10 6 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (3.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (3.57%) Lead DevOps
11 5 (3.57%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.86%) .NET
2 26 (18.57%) Web Services
3 21 (15.00%) HTML
4 17 (12.14%) ASP.NET
5 16 (11.43%) CSS
5 16 (11.43%) REST
6 15 (10.71%) Spring
6 15 (10.71%) XML
7 14 (10.00%) React
8 12 (8.57%) HTML5
9 11 (7.86%) RESTful
9 11 (7.86%) SOAP
10 9 (6.43%) AngularJS
10 9 (6.43%) CSS3
10 9 (6.43%) JSON
11 8 (5.71%) Spring Boot
12 7 (5.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (5.00%) jQuery
13 6 (4.29%) Ajax
13 6 (4.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Fintech
2 11 (7.86%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.86%) Digital Media
3 9 (6.43%) Cloud Native
4 8 (5.71%) User Experience
5 5 (3.57%) Clustering
5 5 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.14%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.43%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.71%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.71%) IPTV
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.71%) Linux
2 9 (6.43%) Windows
3 7 (5.00%) Android
3 7 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.29%) Unix
5 4 (2.86%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.71%) CentOS
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) VMS
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (26.43%) DevOps
3 37 (26.43%) TDD
4 35 (25.00%) Scrum
5 19 (13.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (12.14%) Case Management
6 17 (12.14%) Test Automation
7 15 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 15 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 12 (8.57%) OO
9 11 (7.86%) Functional Programming
9 11 (7.86%) Kanban
9 11 (7.86%) SDLC
10 10 (7.14%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.43%) BDD
11 9 (6.43%) Integration Testing
11 9 (6.43%) Microservices
11 9 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (5.71%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.43%) Java
2 39 (27.86%) C#
3 36 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 27 (19.29%) SQL
5 17 (12.14%) C++
6 16 (11.43%) Python
7 12 (8.57%) PHP
8 11 (7.86%) C
9 7 (5.00%) Go
9 7 (5.00%) Java 8
10 5 (3.57%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.57%) Ruby
10 5 (3.57%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.86%) ES6
11 4 (2.86%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.14%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.14%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.43%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) PhD
2 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.43%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.43%) CITP
4 2 (1.43%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) MISRA
3 1 (0.71%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.71%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) Docker
2 5 (3.57%) Varnish
3 2 (1.43%) Firmware
4 1 (0.71%) HDFS
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.29%) Puppet
1 6 (4.29%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.71%) Graphite
3 1 (0.71%) Kibana
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) Salt
3 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.43%) Oracle
3 5 (3.57%) Google
4 4 (2.86%) IBM
5 2 (1.43%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.43%) Perforce
5 2 (1.43%) Sybase
6 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.71%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.71%) Mashery
6 1 (0.71%) New Relic
6 1 (0.71%) Splunk
6 1 (0.71%) VMware