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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 65 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 36 53 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.79% 3.90% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 3.96% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 38
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average 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
1266 1338 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.14% 98.53% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1147 868
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 34 £38,000 +8.57% 13
Mid Wales -8 2 - -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 75 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (54.67%) C++
3 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (45.33%) Linux
5 29 (38.67%) Java
5 29 (38.67%) Computer Science
6 28 (37.33%) SQL
6 28 (37.33%) Unix
7 25 (33.33%) SDLC
8 24 (32.00%) C
8 24 (32.00%) .NET
9 23 (30.67%) C#
9 23 (30.67%) Windows
9 23 (30.67%) Web Services
10 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
11 18 (24.00%) Oracle
11 18 (24.00%) Degree
12 15 (20.00%) CSS
12 15 (20.00%) HTTP
13 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
13 14 (18.67%) MySQL
14 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
14 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
14 13 (17.33%) HTML
14 13 (17.33%) ETL
14 13 (17.33%) MVC
14 13 (17.33%) Android
14 13 (17.33%) Apple iOS
15 12 (16.00%) Finance
16 11 (14.67%) Telecoms

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (9.33%) Apache
2 3 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) PaaS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) HTTP
2 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.33%) tcpdump
4 5 (6.67%) Internet
5 3 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) MySQL
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.67%) Big Data
4 5 (6.67%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.67%) Riak
6 2 (2.67%) Voldemort
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.00%) Maven
1 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.67%) Ant
2 2 (2.67%) Gerrit
2 2 (2.67%) JUnit
2 2 (2.67%) TestNG
3 1 (1.33%) Gradle
3 1 (1.33%) Grunt
3 1 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.67%) Advertising
4 7 (9.33%) Marketing
5 5 (6.67%) Legal
6 3 (4.00%) Games
6 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.67%) Electronics
8 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.00%) .NET
2 23 (30.67%) Web Services
3 15 (20.00%) CSS
4 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
4 13 (17.33%) HTML
5 10 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (13.33%) WebRTC
6 7 (9.33%) iOS SDK
6 7 (9.33%) XML
7 6 (8.00%) HTML5
7 6 (8.00%) WCF
8 5 (6.67%) STL
9 4 (5.33%) REST
9 4 (5.33%) SOAP
9 4 (5.33%) WSDL
10 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.00%) Lucene
10 3 (4.00%) WinForms
11 2 (2.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (38.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.67%) Grid Computing
3 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.67%) Streaming Video
4 3 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.33%) DTV
6 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Linux
2 28 (37.33%) Unix
3 23 (30.67%) Windows
4 13 (17.33%) Android
4 13 (17.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.33%) SDLC
4 13 (17.33%) ETL
4 13 (17.33%) MVC
5 11 (14.67%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (14.67%) Functional Programming
5 11 (14.67%) OO
6 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
6 8 (10.67%) Machine Learning
6 8 (10.67%) Online Security
7 6 (8.00%) SOA
8 5 (6.67%) Android Development
8 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.67%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.67%) iOS Development
8 5 (6.67%) Mobile Marketing
8 5 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.33%) Scrum
9 4 (5.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 41 (54.67%) C++
2 29 (38.67%) Java
3 28 (37.33%) SQL
4 24 (32.00%) C
5 23 (30.67%) C#
6 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (14.67%) Erlang
7 11 (14.67%) Haskell
7 11 (14.67%) Lisp
7 11 (14.67%) Python
7 11 (14.67%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.33%) PHP
9 3 (4.00%) Scala
10 2 (2.67%) SystemTap
10 2 (2.67%) VB
11 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.33%) Delphi
11 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.33%) Fortran
11 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.33%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.33%) MISRA
2 1 (1.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Snort
2 3 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Sybase
3 3 (4.00%) Sitecore
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