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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 27 28
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 108 97 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 12.46% 7.83% 6.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.65% 9.57% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 98 79 71
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  

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 737 1014 1016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 85.01% 81.84% 84.18%
Number of salaries quoted 636 860 885
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 March 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 March 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 +8 53 £45,000 +9.75% 8
Newport +16 33 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Torfaen +9 13 £41,885 -10.88% 3
Caerphilly - 4 £45,269 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan +5 2 £45,269 -9.46%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £45,269 -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 104 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (48.33%) Java
3 64 (35.56%) C#
4 62 (34.44%) Spring
5 61 (33.89%) Web Services
6 58 (32.22%) .NET
7 49 (27.22%) SOAP
8 46 (25.56%) SQL Server
9 45 (25.00%) TDD
9 45 (25.00%) REST
10 44 (24.44%) Unit Testing
10 44 (24.44%) Hibernate
11 40 (22.22%) ASP.NET
11 40 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 39 (21.67%) SQL
12 39 (21.67%) MVC
12 39 (21.67%) Degree
13 36 (20.00%) Maven
14 35 (19.44%) BDD
15 34 (18.89%) RESTful
15 34 (18.89%) HTML
16 33 (18.33%) Visual Studio
16 33 (18.33%) Finance
16 33 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 32 (17.78%) Scrum
18 31 (17.22%) Subversion
19 30 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 30 (16.67%) Tomcat
19 30 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
20 28 (15.56%) User Experience

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 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 27 (15.00%) IIS
3 26 (14.44%) WebSphere
4 14 (7.78%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (5.00%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.89%) JBoss
7 6 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (2.22%) Apache
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.56%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.67%) HTTP
2 2 (1.11%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) Broadband
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (12.22%) MongoDB
4 15 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (7.78%) NoSQL
6 13 (7.22%) Big Data
7 11 (6.11%) Hadoop
7 11 (6.11%) MySQL
8 8 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (3.33%) HBase
9 6 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.33%) Sqoop
10 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.67%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.11%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.56%) Biml
14 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.56%) Ingres
14 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (20.00%) Maven
2 33 (18.33%) Visual Studio
3 31 (17.22%) Subversion
4 27 (15.00%) Eclipse
5 10 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 8 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (4.44%) Selenium
7 6 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.33%) JUnit
7 6 (3.33%) Mockito
7 6 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.78%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.78%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.78%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.22%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.67%) JMeter
10 3 (1.67%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (1.11%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (18.33%) Finance
2 20 (11.11%) Advertising
3 8 (4.44%) Marketing
4 7 (3.89%) Games
5 4 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.22%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.67%) Automotive
6 3 (1.67%) Military
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (48.33%) Developer
2 75 (41.67%) Software Engineer
3 43 (23.89%) Java Developer
4 22 (12.22%) Java Engineer
5 20 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 19 (10.56%) Senior Developer
7 18 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 18 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 16 (8.89%) .NET Software Engineer
9 14 (7.78%) C# Software Engineer
9 14 (7.78%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (5.56%) Lead Developer
11 9 (5.00%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
13 7 (3.89%) Architect
13 7 (3.89%) C++ Software Engineer
14 6 (3.33%) Lead Software Engineer
14 6 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (34.44%) Spring
2 61 (33.89%) Web Services
3 58 (32.22%) .NET
4 49 (27.22%) SOAP
5 45 (25.00%) REST
6 44 (24.44%) Hibernate
7 40 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 34 (18.89%) HTML
8 34 (18.89%) RESTful
9 33 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (15.56%) .NET Framework
12 26 (14.44%) EJB
12 26 (14.44%) Java SE
13 24 (13.33%) CSS
14 22 (12.22%) Middleware
15 18 (10.00%) jQuery
15 18 (10.00%) Node.js
16 16 (8.89%) AngularJS
16 16 (8.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.56%) User Experience
2 20 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 16 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.78%) Blog
5 4 (2.22%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.67%) IPTV
6 3 (1.67%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (1.67%) Replication
7 2 (1.11%) Fintech
8 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.56%) EPoS
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.56%) Linux
2 18 (10.00%) Windows
3 16 (8.89%) Android
4 14 (7.78%) Apple iOS
4 14 (7.78%) Unix
5 4 (2.22%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.67%) Solaris
7 2 (1.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.00%) TDD
3 44 (24.44%) Unit Testing
4 39 (21.67%) MVC
5 35 (19.44%) BDD
6 32 (17.78%) Scrum
7 28 (15.56%) Continuous Deployment
8 27 (15.00%) Customer Insight
8 27 (15.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 24 (13.33%) SDLC
10 23 (12.78%) OO
11 18 (10.00%) OOD
12 16 (8.89%) DevOps
13 15 (8.33%) OOP
13 15 (8.33%) Web Development
14 11 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (6.11%) Microservices
14 11 (6.11%) UML
15 8 (4.44%) ETL
15 8 (4.44%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 87 (48.33%) Java
2 64 (35.56%) C#
3 40 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 39 (21.67%) SQL
5 28 (15.56%) C++
6 22 (12.22%) Python
7 14 (7.78%) C
8 12 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.00%) Scala
10 8 (4.44%) Objective-C
10 8 (4.44%) PHP
11 7 (3.89%) Embedded C
11 7 (3.89%) Ruby
11 7 (3.89%) TypeScript
12 6 (3.33%) Go
12 6 (3.33%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.78%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.67%) Groovy
14 3 (1.67%) Perl
15 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (21.67%) Degree
2 10 (5.56%) HND
3 9 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) PhD
5 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 25 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.00%) QA
3 4 (2.22%) MISRA
3 4 (2.22%) MISRA C
3 4 (2.22%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.56%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (4.44%) Firmware
2 6 (3.33%) HDFS
3 3 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.11%) Ansible
1 2 (1.11%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 28 (15.56%) Oracle
2 26 (14.44%) IBM
3 9 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.33%) Cloudera
4 6 (3.33%) Hortonworks
5 4 (2.22%) Google
6 3 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.67%) Sybase
6 3 (1.67%) VMware
7 2 (1.11%) Green Hills
7 2 (1.11%) Perforce
7 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.11%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.56%) Cognos
8 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.56%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Cardiff DT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Cardiff DT
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ISL
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Companies House
Salary: £29,646 per annum Generous pension scheme, 30 days A/L, various financ
Posted: 7 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 11 days ago
Caerphilly, South Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Excellent Pension + Annual Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 20 days ago
Newport, Gwent
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 6 days ago