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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 44 73 60
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 64 34 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.77% 2.46% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.84% 2.55% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 41
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,250 £40,000
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
1323 1332 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.51% 96.52% 98.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1128 1026
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,200
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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +24 57 £40,000 - 5
Mid Wales - 4 - - 2
North Wales +14 2 £32,500 -13.33%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 97 (97.98%) Software Engineering
2 66 (66.67%) C++
3 57 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (47.47%) Linux
5 43 (43.43%) Computer Science
6 32 (32.32%) Java
7 31 (31.31%) C
7 31 (31.31%) Unix
8 30 (30.30%) Oracle
9 29 (29.29%) Python
10 28 (28.28%) SQL Server
11 26 (26.26%) SQL
12 25 (25.25%) MySQL
13 24 (24.24%) Windows
13 24 (24.24%) SDLC
14 23 (23.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 22 (22.22%) Analytics
15 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
16 21 (21.21%) Relational Database
16 21 (21.21%) Degree
17 20 (20.20%) Informatics
17 20 (20.20%) Life Science
18 19 (19.19%) Web Services
19 17 (17.17%) OO
20 15 (15.15%) C#
21 14 (14.14%) DevOps
21 14 (14.14%) Apple iOS
21 14 (14.14%) Android
21 14 (14.14%) HTML
21 14 (14.14%) CSS

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 (14.14%) Apache
2 12 (12.12%) Tornado
3 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.02%) JBoss
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.01%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) IaaS
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) HTTP
1 11 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.05%) Internet
2 5 (5.05%) tcpdump
3 3 (3.03%) SSL
4 2 (2.02%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 25 (25.25%) MySQL
3 21 (21.21%) Relational Database
4 13 (13.13%) Big Data
5 12 (12.12%) RDBMS
5 12 (12.12%) SQLite
6 11 (11.11%) Data Mining
7 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.08%) Maven
2 5 (5.05%) Gradle
2 5 (5.05%) Subversion
3 2 (2.02%) Ant
3 2 (2.02%) Gerrit
3 2 (2.02%) JIRA
3 2 (2.02%) JUnit
3 2 (2.02%) TestNG
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.01%) FishEye
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.01%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
1 14 (14.14%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.13%) Marketing
3 11 (11.11%) Advertising
4 7 (7.07%) Legal
5 4 (4.04%) Electronics
5 4 (4.04%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.02%) Law
7 2 (2.02%) Welsh Language
8 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.01%) Avionics
8 1 (1.01%) Games
8 1 (1.01%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 19 (19.19%) Web Services
3 14 (14.14%) CSS
3 14 (14.14%) HTML
4 13 (13.13%) XML
5 12 (12.12%) Flask
5 12 (12.12%) Middleware
5 12 (12.12%) OAuth
5 12 (12.12%) ZeroMQ
6 11 (11.11%) .NET
7 9 (9.09%) SOAP
8 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET
8 8 (8.08%) HTML5
8 8 (8.08%) REST
9 7 (7.07%) WebRTC
9 7 (7.07%) WSDL
10 6 (6.06%) Java EE
11 5 (5.05%) Servlets
12 3 (3.03%) iOS SDK
12 3 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (43.43%) Computer Science
2 20 (20.20%) Informatics
2 20 (20.20%) Life Science
3 12 (12.12%) Health Informatics
4 9 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 8 (8.08%) Statistics
6 5 (5.05%) Grid Computing
7 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.03%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.03%) DTV
7 3 (3.03%) IPTV
8 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (2.02%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 47 (47.47%) Linux
2 31 (31.31%) Unix
3 24 (24.24%) Windows
4 14 (14.14%) Android
4 14 (14.14%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.03%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.01%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (97.98%) Software Engineering
2 57 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.24%) SDLC
4 22 (22.22%) Analytics
5 17 (17.17%) OO
6 14 (14.14%) DevOps
7 13 (13.13%) Data Analysis
7 13 (13.13%) Machine Learning
8 12 (12.12%) Cross-Platform Development
8 12 (12.12%) ETL
9 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 11 (11.11%) Mobile Marketing
10 7 (7.07%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (7.07%) Functional Programming
10 7 (7.07%) Online Security
10 7 (7.07%) UML
11 6 (6.06%) Android Development
11 6 (6.06%) iOS Development
11 6 (6.06%) OOD
11 6 (6.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 66 (66.67%) C++
2 32 (32.32%) Java
3 31 (31.31%) C
4 29 (29.29%) Python
5 26 (26.26%) SQL
6 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 15 (15.15%) C#
8 7 (7.07%) Erlang
8 7 (7.07%) PHP
9 6 (6.06%) VB.NET
10 5 (5.05%) Haskell
10 5 (5.05%) Lisp
11 4 (4.04%) Scala
12 3 (3.03%) Embedded C
12 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.02%) Assembly Language
13 2 (2.02%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.02%) Perl
13 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (21.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.01%) PhD
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.01%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.01%) MISRA
3 1 (1.01%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Snort
2 3 (3.03%) Firmware
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 30 (30.30%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) Sybase
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.01%) SAP
4 1 (1.01%) VMware
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