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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 71 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 32 70 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.38% 5.05% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 5.16% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24 56 40
Median salary £41,750 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.08% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £32,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £41,750 £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
1306 1356 1296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.10% 97.91% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 1111 1131
Median salary £36,489 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.78% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,050 £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 26 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 26 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 -22 27 £41,000 +10.81% 4
Mid Wales -18 3 £32,500 -35.00%
West Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 67 (68.37%) C++
3 56 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (43.88%) Python
5 42 (42.86%) Linux
6 39 (39.80%) Computer Science
7 38 (38.78%) Java
8 30 (30.61%) C
9 28 (28.57%) Oracle
9 28 (28.57%) Analytics
10 26 (26.53%) Life Science
10 26 (26.53%) Informatics
10 26 (26.53%) SQL Server
11 25 (25.51%) Unix
12 24 (24.49%) MySQL
12 24 (24.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 23 (23.47%) DevOps
14 22 (22.45%) Windows
15 21 (21.43%) SQL
16 18 (18.37%) Relational Database
17 17 (17.35%) Degree
18 15 (15.31%) Data Analysis
18 15 (15.31%) Web Services
18 15 (15.31%) SDLC
18 15 (15.31%) Machine Learning
19 14 (14.29%) Tornado
19 14 (14.29%) Flask
19 14 (14.29%) ZeroMQ
19 14 (14.29%) SQLite
19 14 (14.29%) OAuth

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 10 (10.20%) Apache
3 3 (3.06%) Confluence
3 3 (3.06%) JBoss
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) PaaS
2 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.14%) IaaS
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) HTTP
1 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.06%) tcpdump
3 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (24.49%) MySQL
3 18 (18.37%) Relational Database
4 14 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 14 (14.29%) SQLite
5 11 (11.22%) Big Data
6 10 (10.20%) MongoDB
7 8 (8.16%) Data Mining
7 8 (8.16%) NoSQL
8 6 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (4.08%) Neo4j
9 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.22%) Maven
3 7 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.12%) Subversion
5 5 (5.10%) Gradle
6 4 (4.08%) JIRA
7 3 (3.06%) FishEye
8 2 (2.04%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.02%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (1.02%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.18%) Advertising
2 9 (9.18%) Marketing
3 7 (7.14%) Welsh Language
4 6 (6.12%) Multimedia
5 5 (5.10%) Electronics
5 5 (5.10%) Finance
6 2 (2.04%) Law
6 2 (2.04%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Avionics
7 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.02%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (15.31%) 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 12 (12.24%) Java EE
5 10 (10.20%) CSS
6 8 (8.16%) HTML5
6 8 (8.16%) J2EE
6 8 (8.16%) RESTful
7 7 (7.14%) .NET
7 7 (7.14%) Apache Camel
7 7 (7.14%) SOAP
7 7 (7.14%) Spring
7 7 (7.14%) XML
8 6 (6.12%) JMX
8 6 (6.12%) JSF
8 6 (6.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.80%) Computer Science
2 26 (26.53%) Informatics
2 26 (26.53%) Life Science
3 13 (13.27%) Health Informatics
3 13 (13.27%) Mathematics
4 12 (12.24%) Statistics
5 7 (7.14%) Digital Media
5 7 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.10%) IPTV
8 4 (4.08%) Digital TV
9 3 (3.06%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.06%) Grid Computing
10 2 (2.04%) Physics
11 1 (1.02%) CAN bus
11 1 (1.02%) CCTV
11 1 (1.02%) Mechatronics
11 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.02%) Streaming Video
11 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.86%) Linux
2 25 (25.51%) Unix
3 22 (22.45%) Windows
4 7 (7.14%) Android
4 7 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.08%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 56 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.57%) Analytics
4 23 (23.47%) DevOps
5 15 (15.31%) Data Analysis
5 15 (15.31%) Machine Learning
5 15 (15.31%) SDLC
6 14 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
7 12 (12.24%) OO
8 10 (10.20%) Functional Programming
8 10 (10.20%) Online Security
9 9 (9.18%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (9.18%) UML
10 8 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.16%) Mobile Marketing
11 7 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (7.14%) Microservices
11 7 (7.14%) OOD
11 7 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (68.37%) C++
2 43 (43.88%) Python
3 38 (38.78%) Java
4 30 (30.61%) C
5 21 (21.43%) SQL
6 13 (13.27%) C#
6 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.20%) Erlang
8 7 (7.14%) Perl
9 4 (4.08%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.08%) PHP
10 3 (3.06%) Haskell
10 3 (3.06%) Lisp
10 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.04%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.04%) Groovy
11 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.04%) Scala
11 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.02%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Firmware
1 3 (3.06%) Snort
2 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (5.10%) Perforce
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.08%) Sybase
4 3 (3.06%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.02%) Nokia
5 1 (1.02%) SAP
5 1 (1.02%) VMware
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ANSON MCCADE
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