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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 76 101 87
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 22 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.72% 0.074% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 0.077% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 8
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1241 1300 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.03% 96.65% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1158 982
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 - 12 - -
South Wales +19 10 £50,000 +19.04%
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 34 (79.07%) Degree
2 33 (76.74%) Computer Science
2 33 (76.74%) Software Engineering
3 24 (55.81%) Aerospace
4 23 (53.49%) C++
5 22 (51.16%) C
6 21 (48.84%) UML
7 17 (39.53%) Electronics
8 15 (34.88%) Unit Testing
9 14 (32.56%) Integration Testing
9 14 (32.56%) System Testing
9 14 (32.56%) IEC 61508
10 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
10 10 (23.26%) Mathematics
10 10 (23.26%) Avionics
10 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
11 8 (18.60%) Java
12 7 (16.28%) .NET
12 7 (16.28%) Scrum
13 6 (13.95%) Advertising
14 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
14 5 (11.63%) Coaching
14 5 (11.63%) Robotics
14 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
14 5 (11.63%) VB6
14 5 (11.63%) VB
14 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
15 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
16 3 (6.98%) SQL
16 3 (6.98%) HTML

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (2.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.65%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (55.81%) Aerospace
2 17 (39.53%) Electronics
3 10 (23.26%) Avionics
4 6 (13.95%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.98%) SOAP
3 3 (6.98%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) REST
4 2 (4.65%) WCF
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) RESTful
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.33%) Java EE
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) Servlets
5 1 (2.33%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.33%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 33 (76.74%) Computer Science
2 10 (23.26%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.63%) Robotics
4 1 (2.33%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.33%) Blog
4 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) UNIX
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Software Engineering
2 21 (48.84%) UML
3 15 (34.88%) Unit Testing
4 14 (32.56%) Integration Testing
4 14 (32.56%) System Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.63%) Coaching
8 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.65%) OO
9 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.33%) OOD
10 1 (2.33%) Project Management
10 1 (2.33%) MVC
10 1 (2.33%) TDD
10 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Web Development
10 1 (2.33%) Time Management
10 1 (2.33%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C++
2 22 (51.16%) C
3 8 (18.60%) Java
4 5 (11.63%) VB
4 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
4 5 (11.63%) VB6
5 3 (6.98%) SQL
6 2 (4.65%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 34 (79.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Sitecore