The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 73 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 39 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.03% 2.70% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 2.75% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 37
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 1198 1258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.89% 97.96% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1089 1033 1044
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Wales

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 Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 December 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 +12 38 £46,250 +28.47% 7
North Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 76 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (51.32%) C++
3 36 (47.37%) Python
3 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (44.74%) Java
5 32 (42.11%) Degree
6 29 (38.16%) Computer Science
7 28 (36.84%) C#
8 23 (30.26%) Mathematics
9 20 (26.32%) Statistics
9 20 (26.32%) SQL
10 18 (23.68%) C
11 17 (22.37%) OO
11 17 (22.37%) MongoDB
11 17 (22.37%) Analytics
12 16 (21.05%) Physics
12 16 (21.05%) Informatics
12 16 (21.05%) Life Science
13 15 (19.74%) Data Analysis
13 15 (19.74%) Machine Learning
13 15 (19.74%) NoSQL
13 15 (19.74%) DevOps
14 14 (18.42%) UML
15 13 (17.11%) Web Services
15 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
15 13 (17.11%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (17.11%) TDD
15 13 (17.11%) Natural Language Processing
15 13 (17.11%) Health Informatics
16 12 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra

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 7 (9.21%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (7.89%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.89%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (6.58%) Apache
3 5 (6.58%) JBoss
4 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.63%) Confluence
5 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.32%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) HTTP
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) MongoDB
2 15 (19.74%) NoSQL
3 12 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (9.21%) Big Data
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.89%) HBase
5 6 (7.89%) Sqoop
6 5 (6.58%) Neo4j
7 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.63%) MySQL
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Cucumber
1 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
1 9 (11.84%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (10.53%) Maven
3 7 (9.21%) Selenium
4 3 (3.95%) JMeter
4 3 (3.95%) Subversion
5 2 (2.63%) FishEye
5 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.63%) JIRA
5 2 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.32%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.95%) Electronics
1 3 (3.95%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.63%) Automotive
2 2 (2.63%) Military
2 2 (2.63%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) Natural Language Processing
1 13 (17.11%) Web Services
2 10 (13.16%) HTML
3 9 (11.84%) Spring
4 8 (10.53%) J2EE
4 8 (10.53%) jQuery
4 8 (10.53%) RESTful
5 7 (9.21%) Apache Camel
6 6 (7.89%) .NET
6 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.89%) CSS
6 6 (7.89%) Java EE
6 6 (7.89%) JMX
6 6 (7.89%) JPA
6 6 (7.89%) JSF
6 6 (7.89%) JSON
6 6 (7.89%) Node.js
6 6 (7.89%) Spring Boot
7 5 (6.58%) REST
8 4 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (38.16%) Computer Science
2 23 (30.26%) Mathematics
3 20 (26.32%) Statistics
4 16 (21.05%) Informatics
4 16 (21.05%) Life Science
4 16 (21.05%) Physics
5 13 (17.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 13 (17.11%) Health Informatics
6 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.58%) Blog
7 5 (6.58%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.63%) Fintech
8 2 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (2.63%) User Experience
9 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.32%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.32%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.32%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.37%) Analytics
3 17 (22.37%) OO
4 15 (19.74%) Data Analysis
4 15 (19.74%) DevOps
4 15 (19.74%) Machine Learning
5 14 (18.42%) UML
6 13 (17.11%) TDD
7 11 (14.47%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (13.16%) BDD
9 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
9 9 (11.84%) Requirements Management
9 9 (11.84%) Software Architecture
10 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.21%) SDLC
12 6 (7.89%) Dependency Management
12 6 (7.89%) Release Management
13 4 (5.26%) Software Delivery
14 3 (3.95%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) C++
2 36 (47.37%) Python
3 34 (44.74%) Java
4 28 (36.84%) C#
5 20 (26.32%) SQL
6 18 (23.68%) C
7 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
8 11 (14.47%) Embedded C
9 9 (11.84%) Embedded C++
10 8 (10.53%) Scala
11 6 (7.89%) Go
11 6 (7.89%) Ruby
12 2 (2.63%) Erlang
12 2 (2.63%) Perl
12 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.32%) Groovy
13 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (42.11%) Degree
2 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) MISRA
2 1 (1.32%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) HDFS
2 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Ansible
1 2 (2.63%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) Cloudera
2 6 (7.89%) Hortonworks
3 5 (6.58%) Perforce
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) Nokia
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