The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Senior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 92 104 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 14 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.08% 0.28% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.29% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 8
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% -13.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £40,750 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,200 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1246 1393 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.07% 98.10% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 1196 1064
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +18 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Senior 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 Wales region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) RESTful
3 11 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 10 (45.45%) NoSQL
4 10 (45.45%) Apache Camel
4 10 (45.45%) UML
4 10 (45.45%) J2EE
5 9 (40.91%) Spring
5 9 (40.91%) Java EE
6 8 (36.36%) JSF
6 8 (36.36%) Maven
6 8 (36.36%) C++
6 8 (36.36%) Web Services
6 8 (36.36%) JMX
6 8 (36.36%) Python
6 8 (36.36%) Spring Boot
6 8 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (36.36%) Dependency Management
6 8 (36.36%) JPA
6 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 8 (36.36%) Release Management
6 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) C
7 7 (31.82%) Perforce
8 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (27.27%) OO

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (13.64%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (45.45%) NoSQL
3 8 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (27.27%) Neo4j
5 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) Maven
3 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (13.64%) FishEye
4 3 (13.64%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Military
1 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) RESTful
2 10 (45.45%) Apache Camel
2 10 (45.45%) J2EE
3 9 (40.91%) Java EE
3 9 (40.91%) Spring
4 8 (36.36%) JMX
4 8 (36.36%) JPA
4 8 (36.36%) JSF
4 8 (36.36%) Spring Boot
4 8 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
6 3 (13.64%) Node.js
7 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) Dropwizard
7 2 (9.09%) Grails
7 2 (9.09%) Java EE 5
7 2 (9.09%) JSON
7 2 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) IPTV
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (45.45%) UML
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (36.36%) Dependency Management
3 8 (36.36%) Release Management
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) OO
4 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (18.18%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) Requirements Management
5 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) API Development
6 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Use Case
7 1 (4.55%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) C++
2 8 (36.36%) Python
3 7 (31.82%) C
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Embedded C
4 5 (22.73%) Embedded C++
5 4 (18.18%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) Groovy
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Perforce
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Nokia