Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Torfaen during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
South Wales > Torfaen
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 24 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 7.59% 6.67% 4.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.11% 6.74% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Torfaen median annual salary £41,250 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.16% +46.15% -23.53%
10th Percentile £31,375 £46,250 £24,625
90th Percentile £46,375 £48,750 £36,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +25.00% +0.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Torfaen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Torfaen
Permanent vacancies in Torfaen with a recognized job title 74 89 133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.67% 98.89% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60 70 128
Torfaen median annual salary £36,250 £38,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.84% +11.59% -4.17%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,975 £22,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £46,475
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.86%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Torfaen.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Torfaen

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Torfaen.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Torfaen

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Torfaen over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Torfaen

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Torfaen region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Cwmbran +6 6 £41,250 -13.16% 2
Software Engineer
South Wales

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Torfaen region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) DRM
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Animation
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) SQLite
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen 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 1 (16.67%) MTS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Modbus
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQLite
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Core Animation
1 1 (16.67%) Core Data
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (16.67%) React Native
1 1 (16.67%) Redux
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) DRM
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Personalization
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple