The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 38 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 68 43 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.05% 3.35% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 3.49% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 29
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +6.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £32,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1301 1233 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.66% 96.03% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1094 841
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +1 48 £35,000 -7.89% 3
Mid Wales +2 14 £41,250 -8.33% 4
West Wales +5 3 £35,000 -16.66% 2
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 104 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 65 (50.78%) C++
3 51 (39.84%) Java
4 48 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 45 (35.16%) .NET
6 42 (32.81%) HTML
7 41 (32.03%) Degree
8 36 (28.13%) Computer Science
9 31 (24.22%) C#
9 31 (24.22%) CSS
10 30 (23.44%) Scrum
10 30 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (21.09%) C
12 26 (20.31%) OO
13 25 (19.53%) SQL
14 24 (18.75%) UML
14 24 (18.75%) Aerospace
15 23 (17.97%) Electronics
16 22 (17.19%) Mathematics
17 19 (14.84%) Ethernet
17 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
17 19 (14.84%) HTML5
18 17 (13.28%) Windows
18 17 (13.28%) OOD
19 15 (11.72%) Oracle
19 15 (11.72%) Multimedia
19 15 (11.72%) Unit Testing
19 15 (11.72%) Requirements Analysis
19 15 (11.72%) CSS3
20 14 (10.94%) Performance Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.13%) Confluence
2 3 (2.34%) LiveCycle
2 3 (2.34%) FileNet
3 1 (0.78%) Node.js
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.84%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.13%) HTTP
3 3 (2.34%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.34%) DVB
4 1 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.91%) Hudson
3 5 (3.91%) Maven
3 5 (3.91%) Subversion
4 4 (3.13%) JIRA
5 3 (2.34%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.56%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.56%) Ant
6 2 (1.56%) JUnit
6 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.78%) Grunt
7 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.78%) Selenium
7 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
General
1 24 (18.75%) Aerospace
2 23 (17.97%) Electronics
3 15 (11.72%) Multimedia
4 12 (9.38%) Avionics
5 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.34%) Finance
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (35.16%) .NET
2 42 (32.81%) HTML
3 31 (24.22%) CSS
4 19 (14.84%) HTML5
5 15 (11.72%) CSS3
6 13 (10.16%) Web Services
7 11 (8.59%) jQuery
7 11 (8.59%) .NET Framework
7 11 (8.59%) ASP.NET
8 10 (7.81%) WCF
9 9 (7.03%) WPF
9 9 (7.03%) Spring
9 9 (7.03%) J2EE
10 8 (6.25%) SOAP
10 8 (6.25%) XML
10 8 (6.25%) Java EE
11 7 (5.47%) WinForms
12 6 (4.69%) REST
13 5 (3.91%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 22 (17.19%) Mathematics
3 8 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (4.69%) Open Source
5 5 (3.91%) Physics
5 5 (3.91%) Robotics
5 5 (3.91%) DTV
5 5 (3.91%) IPTV
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.78%) Arduino
6 1 (0.78%) Blog
6 1 (0.78%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.28%) Windows
2 7 (5.47%) Linux
3 5 (3.91%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 30 (23.44%) Scrum
2 30 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.31%) OO
4 24 (18.75%) UML
5 17 (13.28%) OOD
6 15 (11.72%) Unit Testing
6 15 (11.72%) Requirements Analysis
7 14 (10.94%) Performance Testing
8 13 (10.16%) Integration Testing
9 11 (8.59%) Release Management
10 10 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (7.03%) MVC
11 9 (7.03%) Software Testing
11 9 (7.03%) Configuration Management
12 8 (6.25%) System Testing
13 7 (5.47%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.47%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.78%) C++
2 51 (39.84%) Java
3 48 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 31 (24.22%) C#
5 27 (21.09%) C
6 25 (19.53%) SQL
7 12 (9.38%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.47%) VB
8 7 (5.47%) VB6
9 6 (4.69%) Scala
10 5 (3.91%) Groovy
10 5 (3.91%) Clojure
11 4 (3.13%) Assembly Language
12 3 (2.34%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.34%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.56%) Python
13 2 (1.56%) Perl
13 2 (1.56%) PHP
14 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.78%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 41 (32.03%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) PMP
3 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) QA
1 8 (6.25%) IEC 61508
2 5 (3.91%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) TickIT
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 12207
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (11.72%) Oracle
2 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.91%) Twitter
4 3 (2.34%) Adobe
4 3 (2.34%) IBM
5 2 (1.56%) Coverity
5 2 (1.56%) Wind River
6 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
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