The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,269 in advertised job vacancies in Torfaen during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South Wales / Torfaen
Rank 10 13 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 13.89% 18.56% 13.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.89% 18.56% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 12
Median salary £45,269 £47,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.68% +7.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Torfaen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Torfaen
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 36 97 115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Torfaen 100.00% 100.00% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 87 91
Median salary £34,000 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.83% +16.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,500 £51,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Torfaen that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 25 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
Cwmbran +3 5 £45,269 -3.68%
Software Engineer
South Wales

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) Customer Insight
4 3 (50.00%) Java SE
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Maven

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) EJB
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Java SE
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Insight
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin