The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 83 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 16 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.23% 0.38% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.39% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 8
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +13.51%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Senior Software Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1253 1267 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.16% 95.91% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1124 887
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 - 13 - - 2
South Wales -8 3 £41,500 -1.19%
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 28 (80.00%) Degree
1 28 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (65.71%) Software Engineering
3 22 (62.86%) Aerospace
4 18 (51.43%) Electronics
4 18 (51.43%) UML
4 18 (51.43%) C
4 18 (51.43%) C++
5 13 (37.14%) Ethernet
6 12 (34.29%) Mathematics
6 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
6 12 (34.29%) Avionics
7 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 10 (28.57%) Integration Testing
7 10 (28.57%) System Testing
7 10 (28.57%) IEC 61508
8 9 (25.71%) .NET
9 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
10 5 (14.29%) VB
10 5 (14.29%) Robotics
10 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 5 (14.29%) VB6
11 4 (11.43%) SQL
11 4 (11.43%) C#
11 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
11 4 (11.43%) WCF
12 3 (8.57%) CSS
12 3 (8.57%) HTML
12 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
12 3 (8.57%) MVC

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) 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
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) Riak
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (62.86%) Aerospace
2 18 (51.43%) Electronics
3 12 (34.29%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.43%) WCF
3 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.71%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
6 1 (2.86%) RESTful
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.86%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.86%) Sass
6 1 (2.86%) LESS
6 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.86%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 28 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (34.29%) Mathematics
3 5 (14.29%) Robotics
4 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.86%) Blog
4 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
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 18 (51.43%) UML
3 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 10 (28.57%) System Testing
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C
1 18 (51.43%) C++
2 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
3 5 (14.29%) VB6
3 5 (14.29%) VB
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) XAML
7 1 (2.86%) Erlang
7 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle
1 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
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