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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 62 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 39 57 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.94% 4.06% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 4.16% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 44
Median salary £38,500 £37,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +9.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1293 1369 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.51% 97.58% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1127 1132
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 0 35 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Mid Wales -13 2 £42,500 -15.00%
West Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 96 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 68 (69.39%) C++
3 58 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (45.92%) Linux
5 41 (41.84%) Computer Science
6 38 (38.78%) Python
7 35 (35.71%) Java
8 31 (31.63%) C
8 31 (31.63%) Oracle
9 29 (29.59%) SQL Server
10 28 (28.57%) Unix
11 26 (26.53%) MySQL
11 26 (26.53%) Analytics
12 25 (25.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 24 (24.49%) Life Science
13 24 (24.49%) Informatics
14 23 (23.47%) Windows
15 22 (22.45%) DevOps
16 21 (21.43%) Relational Database
16 21 (21.43%) SQL
17 20 (20.41%) SDLC
18 18 (18.37%) Degree
19 17 (17.35%) JavaScript
20 16 (16.33%) C#
20 16 (16.33%) Web Services
21 14 (14.29%) Data Analysis
21 14 (14.29%) HTML
21 14 (14.29%) OO
21 14 (14.29%) RDBMS
21 14 (14.29%) Middleware

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 14 (14.29%) Tornado
2 12 (12.24%) Apache
3 3 (3.06%) JBoss
4 2 (2.04%) Confluence
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) PaaS
2 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.12%) IaaS
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) HTTP
1 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.08%) tcpdump
3 3 (3.06%) Internet
4 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.59%) SQL Server
2 26 (26.53%) MySQL
3 21 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 14 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 14 (14.29%) SQLite
5 12 (12.24%) Big Data
6 10 (10.20%) Data Mining
7 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
8 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.04%) Neo4j
11 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Maven
2 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.10%) Gradle
3 5 (5.10%) Subversion
4 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.06%) JIRA
6 2 (2.04%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (2.04%) FishEye
7 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.02%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.02%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.22%) Marketing
3 10 (10.20%) Advertising
3 10 (10.20%) Finance
4 6 (6.12%) Multimedia
4 6 (6.12%) Welsh Language
5 4 (4.08%) Electronics
5 4 (4.08%) Legal
6 2 (2.04%) Law
7 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.02%) Avionics
7 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.02%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (16.33%) Web Services
3 14 (14.29%) Flask
3 14 (14.29%) HTML
3 14 (14.29%) Middleware
3 14 (14.29%) OAuth
3 14 (14.29%) ZeroMQ
4 11 (11.22%) CSS
5 10 (10.20%) .NET
5 10 (10.20%) Java EE
6 9 (9.18%) XML
7 8 (8.16%) HTML5
7 8 (8.16%) SOAP
8 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.12%) REST
10 5 (5.10%) J2EE
10 5 (5.10%) Node.js
10 5 (5.10%) RESTful
10 5 (5.10%) Servlets
10 5 (5.10%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (41.84%) Computer Science
2 24 (24.49%) Informatics
2 24 (24.49%) Life Science
3 12 (12.24%) Health Informatics
3 12 (12.24%) Mathematics
4 10 (10.20%) Statistics
5 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (5.10%) Digital Media
6 5 (5.10%) IPTV
7 4 (4.08%) Digital TV
7 4 (4.08%) Grid Computing
8 3 (3.06%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.02%) CCTV
9 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.02%) Physics
9 1 (1.02%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.92%) Linux
2 28 (28.57%) Unix
3 23 (23.47%) Windows
4 9 (9.18%) Android
4 9 (9.18%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.08%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.02%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 58 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.53%) Analytics
4 22 (22.45%) DevOps
5 20 (20.41%) SDLC
6 14 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
6 14 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 14 (14.29%) Machine Learning
6 14 (14.29%) OO
7 10 (10.20%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.20%) Functional Programming
7 10 (10.20%) Mobile Marketing
7 10 (10.20%) Online Security
8 9 (9.18%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (9.18%) ETL
9 7 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.14%) OOD
9 7 (7.14%) UML
10 6 (6.12%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 68 (69.39%) C++
2 38 (38.78%) Python
3 35 (35.71%) Java
4 31 (31.63%) C
5 21 (21.43%) SQL
6 17 (17.35%) JavaScript
7 16 (16.33%) C#
8 10 (10.20%) Erlang
9 6 (6.12%) Perl
10 5 (5.10%) PHP
10 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.08%) Haskell
11 4 (4.08%) Lisp
12 3 (3.06%) Assembly Language
12 3 (3.06%) Embedded C
12 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.04%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.02%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.02%) PhD
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.02%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.02%) MISRA
2 1 (1.02%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Snort
2 3 (3.06%) Firmware
3 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (31.63%) Oracle
2 5 (5.10%) Sybase
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.06%) Perforce
4 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.02%) Nokia
5 1 (1.02%) SAP
5 1 (1.02%) VMware
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