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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 67 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 26 36 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.34% 2.88% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.94% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 45
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £22,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,600 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
1067 1223 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.13% 97.92% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1057 1135
Median salary £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +7 24 £52,600 +50.28% 5
Mid Wales -8 1 £39,000 -4.87%
North Wales - 1 - -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 67 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (47.76%) C++
3 31 (46.27%) C#
3 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (44.78%) Java
4 30 (44.78%) Python
5 29 (43.28%) Degree
6 24 (35.82%) Computer Science
7 20 (29.85%) Mathematics
8 18 (26.87%) Statistics
8 18 (26.87%) SQL
9 16 (23.88%) OO
10 15 (22.39%) Physics
11 14 (20.90%) Analytics
12 13 (19.40%) Machine Learning
12 13 (19.40%) MongoDB
12 13 (19.40%) NoSQL
12 13 (19.40%) Natural Language Processing
12 13 (19.40%) Health Informatics
12 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
12 13 (19.40%) Life Science
12 13 (19.40%) Informatics
12 13 (19.40%) Artificial Intelligence
12 13 (19.40%) TDD
12 13 (19.40%) Data Analysis
12 13 (19.40%) C
12 13 (19.40%) UML
13 11 (16.42%) DevOps
13 11 (16.42%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management

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 8 (11.94%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.96%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (7.46%) JBoss
4 4 (5.97%) Apache
4 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.49%) Confluence
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Broadband
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) MongoDB
1 13 (19.40%) NoSQL
2 10 (14.93%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (8.96%) Big Data
3 6 (8.96%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.96%) HBase
3 6 (8.96%) Sqoop
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.48%) Neo4j
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.49%) Ingres
7 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (10.45%) Cucumber
2 7 (10.45%) Selenium
3 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.96%) Maven
4 4 (5.97%) Subversion
5 3 (4.48%) JMeter
5 3 (4.48%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.49%) FishEye
7 1 (1.49%) JIRA
7 1 (1.49%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.48%) Automotive
2 3 (4.48%) Military
3 2 (2.99%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) Natural Language Processing
2 10 (14.93%) Web Services
3 7 (10.45%) HTML
3 7 (10.45%) jQuery
4 6 (8.96%) J2EE
4 6 (8.96%) JSON
4 6 (8.96%) RESTful
4 6 (8.96%) Spring
5 5 (7.46%) .NET
5 5 (7.46%) Apache Camel
5 5 (7.46%) CSS
5 5 (7.46%) REST
6 4 (5.97%) Java EE
6 4 (5.97%) JMX
6 4 (5.97%) JPA
6 4 (5.97%) JSF
6 4 (5.97%) Node.js
6 4 (5.97%) SOAP
6 4 (5.97%) Spring Boot
7 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Computer Science
2 20 (29.85%) Mathematics
3 18 (26.87%) Statistics
4 15 (22.39%) Physics
5 13 (19.40%) Artificial Intelligence
5 13 (19.40%) Health Informatics
5 13 (19.40%) Informatics
5 13 (19.40%) Life Science
6 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.46%) Blog
7 3 (4.48%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.99%) Fintech
9 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.49%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.88%) OO
4 14 (20.90%) Analytics
5 13 (19.40%) Data Analysis
5 13 (19.40%) Machine Learning
5 13 (19.40%) TDD
5 13 (19.40%) UML
6 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
6 11 (16.42%) DevOps
6 11 (16.42%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (14.93%) BDD
8 9 (13.43%) Requirements Management
8 9 (13.43%) Software Architecture
9 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.46%) SDLC
11 4 (5.97%) Dependency Management
11 4 (5.97%) MVC
11 4 (5.97%) Release Management
11 4 (5.97%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) C++
2 31 (46.27%) C#
3 30 (44.78%) Java
3 30 (44.78%) Python
4 18 (26.87%) SQL
5 13 (19.40%) C
6 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.93%) Embedded C
8 9 (13.43%) Embedded C++
8 9 (13.43%) Scala
9 6 (8.96%) Go
9 6 (8.96%) Ruby
10 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.49%) Groovy
11 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) Degree
2 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) MISRA
2 2 (2.99%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) HDFS
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
1 2 (2.99%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) Cloudera
2 6 (8.96%) Hortonworks
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) Perforce
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago