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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 66 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.98% 4.33% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 4.41% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 29
Median salary £34,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £42,800 £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
1294 1383 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.28% 98.22% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1107 1156 1117
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,160 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 37 £34,250 -8.66% 7
Mid Wales -24 2 £22,500 -55.00% 1
West Wales -21 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 90 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 63 (70.00%) C++
3 56 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (56.67%) Python
5 40 (44.44%) Java
5 40 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 34 (37.78%) Life Science
6 34 (37.78%) Informatics
6 34 (37.78%) Analytics
7 32 (35.56%) Linux
8 25 (27.78%) Oracle
8 25 (27.78%) DevOps
9 24 (26.67%) Mathematics
10 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
10 22 (24.44%) Degree
11 21 (23.33%) Data Analysis
11 21 (23.33%) Windows
11 21 (23.33%) MySQL
11 21 (23.33%) Health Informatics
11 21 (23.33%) Machine Learning
12 20 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 20 (22.22%) Statistics
13 18 (20.00%) C
14 17 (18.89%) Unix
15 16 (17.78%) Git (software)
16 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
16 15 (16.67%) Web Services
16 15 (16.67%) SQL
17 14 (15.56%) RDBMS
17 14 (15.56%) 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 (15.56%) Tornado
2 6 (6.67%) Apache
3 3 (3.33%) Confluence
3 3 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.78%) IaaS
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) HTTP
1 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.11%) Broadband
3 1 (1.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.33%) MySQL
3 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 14 (15.56%) MongoDB
4 14 (15.56%) RDBMS
4 14 (15.56%) SQLite
5 11 (12.22%) NoSQL
6 9 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (7.78%) Neo4j
8 5 (5.56%) Big Data
9 4 (4.44%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.44%) Maven
3 11 (12.22%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.56%) Subversion
5 4 (4.44%) Gradle
5 4 (4.44%) JIRA
6 3 (3.33%) FishEye
6 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.11%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.11%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.11%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.78%) Welsh Language
2 5 (5.56%) Advertising
2 5 (5.56%) Marketing
2 5 (5.56%) Multimedia
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Electronics
4 2 (2.22%) Military
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Avionics
5 1 (1.11%) Finance
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (16.67%) Web Services
3 14 (15.56%) Flask
3 14 (15.56%) Java EE
3 14 (15.56%) Middleware
3 14 (15.56%) OAuth
3 14 (15.56%) ZeroMQ
4 13 (14.44%) HTML
5 12 (13.33%) RESTful
6 11 (12.22%) J2EE
7 10 (11.11%) Apache Camel
7 10 (11.11%) Spring
8 9 (10.00%) CSS
8 9 (10.00%) JMX
8 9 (10.00%) JPA
8 9 (10.00%) JSF
8 9 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
8 9 (10.00%) Spring Boot
9 6 (6.67%) HTML5
9 6 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 34 (37.78%) Informatics
2 34 (37.78%) Life Science
3 24 (26.67%) Mathematics
4 21 (23.33%) Health Informatics
5 20 (22.22%) Statistics
6 11 (12.22%) Physics
7 10 (11.11%) Digital Media
8 9 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (7.78%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (5.56%) Digital TV
11 5 (5.56%) IPTV
12 2 (2.22%) User Experience
13 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
13 1 (1.11%) CAN bus
13 1 (1.11%) CCTV
13 1 (1.11%) Grid Computing
13 1 (1.11%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) Linux
2 21 (23.33%) Windows
3 17 (18.89%) Unix
4 4 (4.44%) Android
4 4 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 56 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.78%) Analytics
4 25 (27.78%) DevOps
5 21 (23.33%) Data Analysis
5 21 (23.33%) Machine Learning
6 14 (15.56%) Cross-Platform Development
7 10 (11.11%) OO
7 10 (11.11%) Release Management
7 10 (11.11%) SDLC
8 9 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.00%) Dependency Management
9 8 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (8.89%) Functional Programming
9 8 (8.89%) Online Security
9 8 (8.89%) OOD
10 7 (7.78%) Microservices
10 7 (7.78%) TDD
10 7 (7.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 63 (70.00%) C++
2 51 (56.67%) Python
3 40 (44.44%) Java
4 18 (20.00%) C
5 15 (16.67%) SQL
6 13 (14.44%) C#
7 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.89%) Erlang
9 7 (7.78%) Perl
10 3 (3.33%) PHP
10 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.22%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.22%) Groovy
12 1 (1.11%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.11%) Haskell
12 1 (1.11%) Lisp
12 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (24.44%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Firmware
2 1 (1.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.11%) Snort
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) Oracle
2 8 (8.89%) Perforce
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.33%) Sybase
5 1 (1.11%) Nokia
5 1 (1.11%) SAP
5 1 (1.11%) VMware
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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