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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 55 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 49 75 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.56% 5.78% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 5.96% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 54 41
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1314 1258 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.42% 96.92% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1102 1073 1098
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 June 2015. 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 -10 41 £37,000 +23.33% 3
North Wales -2 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 95 (94.06%) Software Engineering
2 60 (59.41%) C++
3 51 (50.50%) Java
4 41 (40.59%) C
5 35 (34.65%) Linux
6 33 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (25.74%) Objective-C
7 26 (25.74%) Client/Server
8 23 (22.77%) UML
8 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
9 22 (21.78%) C#
9 22 (21.78%) Apple iOS
10 21 (20.79%) OO
11 19 (18.81%) OOP
11 19 (18.81%) SQL
12 18 (17.82%) JUnit
12 18 (17.82%) Regression Testing
12 18 (17.82%) Windows
12 18 (17.82%) Scrum
12 18 (17.82%) Computer Science
12 18 (17.82%) Cucumber
12 18 (17.82%) Jenkins
12 18 (17.82%) Product Management
13 17 (16.83%) REST
13 17 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (16.83%) TCP/IP
14 15 (14.85%) Web Services
14 15 (14.85%) JSON
15 14 (13.86%) Degree
15 14 (13.86%) Python

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 10 (9.90%) Confluence
2 6 (5.94%) Apache
3 2 (1.98%) IIS
3 2 (1.98%) JBoss
3 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) PaaS
2 3 (2.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.83%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.91%) HTTP
3 4 (3.96%) DVB
4 3 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.97%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.98%) Internet
6 1 (0.99%) VoIP
6 1 (0.99%) SNMP
6 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) MySQL
2 8 (7.92%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.92%) Big Data
2 8 (7.92%) Data Mining
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) DB2
5 1 (0.99%) Voldemort
5 1 (0.99%) Riak
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) JUnit
1 18 (17.82%) Cucumber
1 18 (17.82%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.88%) Xcode
3 10 (9.90%) Visual Studio
3 10 (9.90%) JIRA
4 8 (7.92%) Selenium
5 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.96%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (3.96%) TestLink
6 4 (3.96%) Subversion
7 1 (0.99%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.99%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (9.90%) Marketing
2 9 (8.91%) Multimedia
3 8 (7.92%) Advertising
4 6 (5.94%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.95%) Electronics
6 4 (3.96%) Automotive
7 3 (2.97%) Military
7 3 (2.97%) Retail
8 1 (0.99%) Games
8 1 (0.99%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) REST
2 15 (14.85%) Web Services
2 15 (14.85%) JSON
3 14 (13.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (12.87%) .NET
5 12 (11.88%) STL
6 10 (9.90%) HTML
7 8 (7.92%) Cocoa Touch
7 8 (7.92%) Cocoa
8 6 (5.94%) Qt
8 6 (5.94%) iOS SDK
9 5 (4.95%) WPF
9 5 (4.95%) Spring
9 5 (4.95%) XML
9 5 (4.95%) HTML5
10 4 (3.96%) POCO
11 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.97%) Spring Integration
12 2 (1.98%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.74%) Client/Server
2 18 (17.82%) Computer Science
3 17 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (12.87%) DTV
4 13 (12.87%) IPTV
5 10 (9.90%) User Experience
6 7 (6.93%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.95%) Statistics
7 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.96%) Physics
9 3 (2.97%) Grid Computing
9 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.98%) iPhone
10 2 (1.98%) Life Science
11 1 (0.99%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 35 (34.65%) Linux
2 22 (21.78%) Apple iOS
3 18 (17.82%) Windows
4 10 (9.90%) UNIX
5 9 (8.91%) Mac OS
5 9 (8.91%) Android
6 4 (3.96%) CentOS
6 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (94.06%) Software Engineering
2 33 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.77%) UML
4 21 (20.79%) OO
5 19 (18.81%) OOP
6 18 (17.82%) Regression Testing
6 18 (17.82%) Scrum
6 18 (17.82%) Product Management
7 13 (12.87%) iOS Development
7 13 (12.87%) OOD
8 11 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.89%) SDLC
9 10 (9.90%) Bug Management
9 10 (9.90%) BDD
9 10 (9.90%) TDD
10 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.92%) Mobile Marketing
11 8 (7.92%) Mobile Development
12 7 (6.93%) ETL
12 7 (6.93%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 60 (59.41%) C++
2 51 (50.50%) Java
3 41 (40.59%) C
4 26 (25.74%) Objective-C
5 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
6 22 (21.78%) C#
7 19 (18.81%) SQL
8 14 (13.86%) Python
9 10 (9.90%) Bash Shell
9 10 (9.90%) Perl
9 10 (9.90%) Korn
10 8 (7.92%) Groovy
10 8 (7.92%) Embedded C
11 7 (6.93%) PHP
12 5 (4.95%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.96%) VB
13 4 (3.96%) XAML
13 4 (3.96%) VB6
14 3 (2.97%) Erlang
14 3 (2.97%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Snort
1 3 (2.97%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.96%) Perforce
2 4 (3.96%) Green Hills
3 2 (1.98%) Apple
4 1 (0.99%) Motorola
4 1 (0.99%) Coverity
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Premier Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 46k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago