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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 55 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 54 48 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.06% 4.51% 6.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 4.79% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 61
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £29,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1296 1002 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.37% 94.08% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 880 951
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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 +4 48 £35,000 - 8
Mid Wales -1 5 - -
West Wales +3 1 £25,000 -41.17%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 107 (87.70%) Software Engineering
2 64 (52.46%) C
3 62 (50.82%) C++
4 49 (40.16%) Java
5 31 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (25.41%) Degree
6 30 (24.59%) Computer Science
6 30 (24.59%) Scrum
7 29 (23.77%) Linux
7 29 (23.77%) UML
8 28 (22.95%) TCP/IP
9 25 (20.49%) Advertising
9 25 (20.49%) HTTP
9 25 (20.49%) UNIX
10 23 (18.85%) Web Services
10 23 (18.85%) SQL
11 22 (18.03%) E-Commerce
12 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
12 21 (17.21%) HTML
13 20 (16.39%) Windows
13 20 (16.39%) OO
14 19 (15.57%) Marketing
14 19 (15.57%) REST
14 19 (15.57%) Big Data
14 19 (15.57%) Mobile Marketing
15 17 (13.93%) BDD
15 17 (13.93%) OOP
16 16 (13.11%) PaaS
17 14 (11.48%) XML
17 14 (11.48%) C#

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (9.02%) Apache
2 9 (7.38%) Confluence
3 1 (0.82%) Node.js
3 1 (0.82%) IIS
3 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.11%) PaaS
2 3 (2.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.95%) TCP/IP
2 25 (20.49%) HTTP
3 13 (10.66%) Internet
4 6 (4.92%) Wireshark
5 5 (4.10%) SSL
6 3 (2.46%) DVB
6 3 (2.46%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) Big Data
2 14 (11.48%) MySQL
3 12 (9.84%) Data Mining
4 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Xcode
2 10 (8.20%) JIRA
2 10 (8.20%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.38%) TestLink
4 8 (6.56%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.92%) Fiddler
6 5 (4.10%) JUnit
7 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.28%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.28%) GCC
7 4 (3.28%) Subversion
7 4 (3.28%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.46%) Automake
8 3 (2.46%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.46%) GDB
9 2 (1.64%) Selenium
10 1 (0.82%) NUnit
10 1 (0.82%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (20.49%) Advertising
2 19 (15.57%) Marketing
3 10 (8.20%) Aerospace
4 9 (7.38%) Electronics
5 7 (5.74%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 2 (1.64%) Finance
7 1 (0.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.82%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.85%) Web Services
2 21 (17.21%) HTML
3 19 (15.57%) REST
4 14 (11.48%) XML
5 12 (9.84%) SOAP
5 12 (9.84%) JSON
6 10 (8.20%) Cocoa
6 10 (8.20%) Cocoa Touch
7 8 (6.56%) HTML5
7 8 (6.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 7 (5.74%) Pthreads
8 7 (5.74%) POSIX
8 7 (5.74%) CSS
9 6 (4.92%) .NET
9 6 (4.92%) STL
9 6 (4.92%) Qt
10 5 (4.10%) Spring
11 4 (3.28%) WCF
11 4 (3.28%) jQuery
11 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.59%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.48%) Client/Server
3 13 (10.66%) DTV
4 12 (9.84%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.74%) IPTV
6 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.10%) Statistics
8 4 (3.28%) User Experience
8 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.46%) Grid Computing
9 3 (2.46%) Data Integration
9 3 (2.46%) Open Source
9 3 (2.46%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.64%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.77%) Linux
2 25 (20.49%) UNIX
3 20 (16.39%) Windows
4 11 (9.02%) Apple iOS
5 9 (7.38%) CentOS
5 9 (7.38%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (87.70%) Software Engineering
2 31 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.59%) Scrum
4 29 (23.77%) UML
5 22 (18.03%) E-Commerce
6 20 (16.39%) OO
7 19 (15.57%) Mobile Marketing
8 17 (13.93%) BDD
8 17 (13.93%) OOP
9 13 (10.66%) TDD
9 13 (10.66%) Unit Testing
10 12 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (9.02%) System Testing
11 11 (9.02%) OOD
11 11 (9.02%) iOS Development
12 10 (8.20%) Product Management
12 10 (8.20%) Regression Testing
12 10 (8.20%) Integration Testing
13 9 (7.38%) Test Management
13 9 (7.38%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.46%) C
2 62 (50.82%) C++
3 49 (40.16%) Java
4 23 (18.85%) SQL
5 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
6 14 (11.48%) C#
6 14 (11.48%) Python
7 13 (10.66%) Objective-C
8 11 (9.02%) Embedded C
8 11 (9.02%) Perl
9 9 (7.38%) Korn
9 9 (7.38%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.74%) Ruby
10 7 (5.74%) PHP
11 3 (2.46%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.46%) Erlang
12 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.82%) Groovy
13 1 (0.82%) SystemTap
13 1 (0.82%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 31 (25.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) HNC
3 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) IEC 61508
2 8 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Snort
2 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (7.38%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.46%) Perforce
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (0.82%) Sony
5 1 (0.82%) Zend
5 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
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