The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 83 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 19 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.41% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.57% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 5
Average salary £40,750 £42,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.97% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1301 1233 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.66% 96.03% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1094 841
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Mid Wales +1 13 £40,000 -11.11% 3
South Wales -10 4 £41,500 -1.19%
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (71.43%) Degree
1 25 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 23 (65.71%) Software Engineering
3 20 (57.14%) Aerospace
4 17 (48.57%) Electronics
4 17 (48.57%) C++
5 16 (45.71%) UML
6 15 (42.86%) C
7 13 (37.14%) Ethernet
8 12 (34.29%) Mathematics
8 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
8 12 (34.29%) Avionics
9 9 (25.71%) .NET
10 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
10 8 (22.86%) Integration Testing
10 8 (22.86%) System Testing
10 8 (22.86%) IEC 61508
11 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
12 5 (14.29%) Java
12 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 5 (14.29%) SQL
12 5 (14.29%) VB
12 5 (14.29%) VB6
12 5 (14.29%) Robotics
12 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 4 (11.43%) MVC
13 4 (11.43%) C#
13 4 (11.43%) HTML
13 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
13 4 (11.43%) Web Services

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) Node.js
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Riak
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 17 (48.57%) Electronics
3 12 (34.29%) Avionics
4 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) WCF
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) Java EE
5 2 (5.71%) Spring
5 2 (5.71%) Struts
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.86%) Sass
6 1 (2.86%) LESS
6 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 12 (34.29%) Mathematics
3 5 (14.29%) Robotics
4 1 (2.86%) Blog
4 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Software Engineering
2 16 (45.71%) UML
3 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Integration Testing
4 8 (22.86%) System Testing
5 4 (11.43%) MVC
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) OO
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) OOP
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
7 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) C++
2 15 (42.86%) C
3 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
4 5 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) VB
4 5 (14.29%) VB6
5 4 (11.43%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.86%) Erlang
6 1 (2.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
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