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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 65 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 39 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.02% 3.46% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 3.52% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 35
Median salary £28,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,400 £50,000
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
1236 1419 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.74% 98.20% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1216 1063
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +8 36 £28,000 -25.33% 4
Mid Wales -19 2 £22,500 -55.00%
North Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 80 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 56 (70.00%) C++
3 54 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (61.25%) Python
5 38 (47.50%) Java
6 35 (43.75%) Computer Science
7 33 (41.25%) Life Science
7 33 (41.25%) Informatics
7 33 (41.25%) Analytics
8 25 (31.25%) Mathematics
9 24 (30.00%) Linux
10 23 (28.75%) DevOps
11 22 (27.50%) Health Informatics
11 22 (27.50%) Degree
12 21 (26.25%) Statistics
12 21 (26.25%) Data Analysis
12 21 (26.25%) Oracle
12 21 (26.25%) Machine Learning
13 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 20 (25.00%) C#
14 18 (22.50%) C
15 17 (21.25%) Windows
16 16 (20.00%) MySQL
17 15 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 14 (17.50%) MongoDB
18 14 (17.50%) SQL
18 14 (17.50%) Physics
19 13 (16.25%) Web Services
20 12 (15.00%) Unix
20 12 (15.00%) RDBMS

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 12 (15.00%) Tornado
2 3 (3.75%) Confluence
3 2 (2.50%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.75%) IaaS
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) HTTP
1 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.00%) MySQL
3 14 (17.50%) MongoDB
4 12 (15.00%) RDBMS
4 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (15.00%) SQLite
5 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
6 9 (11.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (8.75%) Neo4j
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.50%) Big Data
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.75%) Cucumber
3 10 (12.50%) Maven
4 4 (5.00%) JIRA
5 3 (3.75%) FishEye
5 3 (3.75%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (2.50%) Subversion
6 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.25%) Gradle
7 1 (1.25%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (8.75%) Welsh Language
2 3 (3.75%) Electronics
3 2 (2.50%) Advertising
3 2 (2.50%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Military
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 13 (16.25%) Web Services
3 12 (15.00%) Flask
3 12 (15.00%) Middleware
3 12 (15.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 12 (15.00%) OAuth
3 12 (15.00%) RESTful
3 12 (15.00%) ZeroMQ
4 11 (13.75%) J2EE
4 11 (13.75%) Java EE
5 10 (12.50%) Apache Camel
5 10 (12.50%) Spring
6 9 (11.25%) HTML
6 9 (11.25%) JMX
6 9 (11.25%) JPA
6 9 (11.25%) JSF
6 9 (11.25%) Spring Boot
7 7 (8.75%) CSS
8 6 (7.50%) .NET
8 6 (7.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 33 (41.25%) Informatics
2 33 (41.25%) Life Science
3 25 (31.25%) Mathematics
4 22 (27.50%) Health Informatics
5 21 (26.25%) Statistics
6 14 (17.50%) Physics
7 12 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (8.75%) Digital Media
8 7 (8.75%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.50%) Digital TV
10 2 (2.50%) IPTV
10 2 (2.50%) User Experience
11 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.25%) CAN bus
11 1 (1.25%) CCTV
11 1 (1.25%) Fintech
11 1 (1.25%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Linux
2 17 (21.25%) Windows
3 12 (15.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (41.25%) Analytics
4 23 (28.75%) DevOps
5 21 (26.25%) Data Analysis
5 21 (26.25%) Machine Learning
6 12 (15.00%) Cross-Platform Development
7 11 (13.75%) OO
8 10 (12.50%) UML
9 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.25%) Dependency Management
9 9 (11.25%) Release Management
10 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (10.00%) TDD
11 7 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (8.75%) Functional Programming
11 7 (8.75%) Microservices
11 7 (8.75%) Online Security
11 7 (8.75%) SDLC
11 7 (8.75%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.00%) C++
2 49 (61.25%) Python
3 38 (47.50%) Java
4 20 (25.00%) C#
5 18 (22.50%) C
6 14 (17.50%) SQL
7 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.75%) Erlang
8 7 (8.75%) Perl
9 5 (6.25%) Embedded C
10 4 (5.00%) Embedded C++
11 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.50%) Groovy
12 2 (2.50%) PHP
13 1 (1.25%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Firmware
2 1 (1.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Oracle
2 8 (10.00%) Perforce
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.50%) Sybase
6 1 (1.25%) Nokia
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