The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 35 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 63 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.02% 2.22% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 2.30% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 30 40
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1217 1306 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.97% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1164 998
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +28 44 £35,000 -3.44% 6
Mid Wales - 13 £42,500 - 1
West Wales +6 3 £35,000 -16.66%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 113 (82.48%) Software Engineering
2 69 (50.36%) C++
3 58 (42.34%) Java
4 52 (37.96%) Degree
5 48 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (33.58%) Computer Science
7 42 (30.66%) HTML
7 42 (30.66%) C
8 41 (29.93%) JavaScript
8 41 (29.93%) Scrum
9 36 (26.28%) .NET
10 32 (23.36%) SQL
11 28 (20.44%) CSS
12 27 (19.71%) C#
13 24 (17.52%) UML
13 24 (17.52%) Aerospace
14 23 (16.79%) Unit Testing
15 22 (16.06%) OO
15 22 (16.06%) Windows
16 19 (13.87%) Electronics
17 18 (13.14%) HTML5
18 17 (12.41%) Mathematics
18 17 (12.41%) OOD
19 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
19 16 (11.68%) Integration Testing
20 15 (10.95%) System Testing
20 15 (10.95%) Linux
21 14 (10.22%) Oracle
21 14 (10.22%) IEC 61508
22 13 (9.49%) Performance Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (5.84%) Confluence
2 2 (1.46%) FileNet
2 2 (1.46%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.73%) CMS
3 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.73%) Apache
3 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) Simulink
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) HTTP
2 12 (8.76%) Ethernet
3 10 (7.30%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.11%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.92%) Internet
6 3 (2.19%) DVB
7 2 (1.46%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.73%) SSH
8 1 (0.73%) Wireless
8 1 (0.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) MySQL
3 7 (5.11%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.65%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.73%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Jenkins
1 9 (6.57%) JIRA
2 7 (5.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.11%) Subversion
3 5 (3.65%) Maven
4 4 (2.92%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.92%) Hudson
4 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.92%) TestLink
5 2 (1.46%) JUnit
5 2 (1.46%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.46%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.46%) GCC
6 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.73%) Moq
6 1 (0.73%) MSTest
6 1 (0.73%) Automake
6 1 (0.73%) GDB
General
1 24 (17.52%) Aerospace
2 19 (13.87%) Electronics
3 13 (9.49%) Multimedia
4 10 (7.30%) Advertising
4 10 (7.30%) Avionics
5 3 (2.19%) Marketing
5 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.19%) Finance
5 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Military
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.66%) HTML
2 36 (26.28%) .NET
3 28 (20.44%) CSS
4 18 (13.14%) HTML5
5 12 (8.76%) Web Services
5 12 (8.76%) ASP.NET
5 12 (8.76%) CSS3
6 11 (8.03%) jQuery
6 11 (8.03%) WCF
7 10 (7.30%) XML
7 10 (7.30%) SOAP
8 9 (6.57%) J2EE
9 8 (5.84%) Java EE
9 8 (5.84%) REST
10 7 (5.11%) WPF
10 7 (5.11%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.11%) Spring
11 4 (2.92%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.92%) JSON
11 4 (2.92%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.58%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.41%) Mathematics
3 11 (8.03%) DTV
4 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.11%) IPTV
6 6 (4.38%) Open Source
7 5 (3.65%) Robotics
8 4 (2.92%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.19%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (2.19%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.46%) Physics
10 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.73%) User Experience
11 1 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.73%) Blog
11 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.06%) Windows
2 15 (10.95%) Linux
3 11 (8.03%) UNIX
4 7 (5.11%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.92%) CentOS
6 2 (1.46%) Android
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.73%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (82.48%) Software Engineering
2 48 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (29.93%) Scrum
4 24 (17.52%) UML
5 23 (16.79%) Unit Testing
6 22 (16.06%) OO
7 17 (12.41%) OOD
8 16 (11.68%) Integration Testing
9 15 (10.95%) System Testing
10 13 (9.49%) Performance Testing
11 12 (8.76%) TDD
12 11 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (7.30%) Mentoring
14 9 (6.57%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (6.57%) Configuration Management
15 8 (5.84%) Release Management
16 7 (5.11%) BDD
16 7 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (5.11%) Pair Programming
17 6 (4.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 69 (50.36%) C++
2 58 (42.34%) Java
3 42 (30.66%) C
4 41 (29.93%) JavaScript
5 32 (23.36%) SQL
6 27 (19.71%) C#
7 11 (8.03%) Python
8 8 (5.84%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.11%) Perl
10 6 (4.38%) VB6
10 6 (4.38%) PHP
10 6 (4.38%) VB
11 5 (3.65%) Scala
11 5 (3.65%) Ruby
12 4 (2.92%) Korn
12 4 (2.92%) Groovy
12 4 (2.92%) Clojure
12 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.19%) Erlang
13 3 (2.19%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 52 (37.96%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.46%) PMP
3 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.22%) IEC 61508
2 10 (7.30%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (0.73%) TickIT
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Snort
2 1 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Puppet
1 1 (0.73%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Oracle
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.92%) Twitter
4 2 (1.46%) IBM
4 2 (1.46%) Adobe
4 2 (1.46%) Wind River
4 2 (1.46%) Coverity
5 1 (0.73%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.73%) Sony
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Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
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Posted: 23 days ago