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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 77 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 23 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.78% 0.23% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 0.24% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 7
Average salary £48,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
1256 1266 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.99% 96.49% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1128 914
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram 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 16 September 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
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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 - 15 - - 1
South Wales +4 8 £48,750 +16.07% 1
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 35 (79.55%) Degree
2 34 (77.27%) Computer Science
3 32 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 25 (56.82%) Aerospace
5 23 (52.27%) C++
6 22 (50.00%) C
7 21 (47.73%) UML
8 19 (43.18%) Electronics
9 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
10 13 (29.55%) Integration Testing
10 13 (29.55%) System Testing
10 13 (29.55%) IEC 61508
10 13 (29.55%) Ethernet
11 12 (27.27%) Avionics
11 12 (27.27%) Mathematics
11 12 (27.27%) Performance Testing
12 8 (18.18%) .NET
13 6 (13.64%) Java
14 5 (11.36%) VB
14 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
14 5 (11.36%) Scrum
14 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (11.36%) VB6
14 5 (11.36%) Robotics
14 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
15 4 (9.09%) Advertising
15 4 (9.09%) HTML
15 4 (9.09%) SQL
15 4 (9.09%) Web Services
16 3 (6.82%) XML

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (2.27%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Riak
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (56.82%) Aerospace
2 19 (43.18%) Electronics
3 12 (27.27%) Avionics
4 4 (9.09%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Finance
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) XML
4 3 (6.82%) SOAP
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) WCF
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.27%) J2EE
6 1 (2.27%) Servlets
6 1 (2.27%) Lucene
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 34 (77.27%) Computer Science
2 12 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.36%) Robotics
4 1 (2.27%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
1 2 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) OS/2
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 21 (47.73%) UML
3 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 13 (29.55%) Integration Testing
4 13 (29.55%) System Testing
5 12 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) Coaching
8 2 (4.55%) MVC
8 2 (4.55%) OO
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.27%) Project Management
9 1 (2.27%) OOD
9 1 (2.27%) SOA
9 1 (2.27%) TDD
9 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Web Development
9 1 (2.27%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) C++
2 22 (50.00%) C
3 6 (13.64%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) VB
4 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
4 5 (11.36%) VB6
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) C#
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) XAML
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) Erlang
8 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (79.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
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