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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 50 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 50 46 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.84% 3.36% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 3.47% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 51
Median salary £39,250 £37,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.36% +14.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £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
1282 1327 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.39% 96.79% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1124 1095
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 28 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 28 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 +12 45 £39,250 +4.66% 5
North Wales +9 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Mid Wales - 2 £42,500 - 2
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 94 (97.92%) Software Engineering
2 64 (66.67%) C++
3 56 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (46.88%) Linux
5 39 (40.63%) Computer Science
6 32 (33.33%) Java
7 31 (32.29%) Python
8 30 (31.25%) Unix
8 30 (31.25%) C
9 29 (30.21%) Oracle
10 27 (28.13%) SQL Server
11 24 (25.00%) SQL
12 23 (23.96%) MySQL
12 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
12 23 (23.96%) Windows
12 23 (23.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 22 (22.92%) Analytics
13 22 (22.92%) SDLC
14 20 (20.83%) Relational Database
14 20 (20.83%) Life Science
14 20 (20.83%) Informatics
15 18 (18.75%) Web Services
15 18 (18.75%) Degree
16 16 (16.67%) OO
16 16 (16.67%) DevOps
17 15 (15.63%) CSS
17 15 (15.63%) HTML
18 14 (14.58%) C#
18 14 (14.58%) Apache
18 14 (14.58%) Telecoms

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 (14.58%) Apache
2 12 (12.50%) Tornado
3 3 (3.13%) JBoss
4 2 (2.08%) Confluence
4 2 (2.08%) Node.js
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.04%) IIS
5 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) PaaS
2 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) IaaS
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) HTTP
1 12 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.21%) Internet
3 4 (4.17%) tcpdump
4 3 (3.13%) SSL
5 2 (2.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.96%) MySQL
3 20 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 13 (13.54%) Big Data
5 12 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 12 (12.50%) SQLite
6 11 (11.46%) Data Mining
7 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Maven
2 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.21%) Gradle
3 5 (5.21%) Subversion
4 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.13%) JIRA
5 2 (2.08%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (2.08%) FishEye
6 1 (1.04%) Ant
6 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.04%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.04%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.04%) JUnit
6 1 (1.04%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.04%) TestNG
6 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
1 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.50%) Marketing
3 11 (11.46%) Advertising
4 7 (7.29%) Legal
5 6 (6.25%) Multimedia
6 4 (4.17%) Welsh Language
7 3 (3.13%) Electronics
8 2 (2.08%) Law
8 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.04%) Avionics
9 1 (1.04%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 18 (18.75%) Web Services
3 15 (15.63%) CSS
3 15 (15.63%) HTML
4 12 (12.50%) Flask
4 12 (12.50%) Middleware
4 12 (12.50%) OAuth
4 12 (12.50%) ZeroMQ
5 10 (10.42%) XML
6 9 (9.38%) .NET
6 9 (9.38%) Java EE
6 9 (9.38%) SOAP
7 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 8 (8.33%) HTML5
8 7 (7.29%) REST
8 7 (7.29%) WebRTC
9 6 (6.25%) WSDL
10 5 (5.21%) Servlets
11 4 (4.17%) J2EE
11 4 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 20 (20.83%) Informatics
2 20 (20.83%) Life Science
3 12 (12.50%) Health Informatics
4 9 (9.38%) Mathematics
5 8 (8.33%) Statistics
6 5 (5.21%) IPTV
7 4 (4.17%) Digital Media
7 4 (4.17%) DTV
7 4 (4.17%) Grid Computing
7 4 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.08%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 45 (46.88%) Linux
2 30 (31.25%) Unix
3 23 (23.96%) Windows
4 13 (13.54%) Android
4 13 (13.54%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.17%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.04%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (97.92%) Software Engineering
2 56 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.92%) Analytics
3 22 (22.92%) SDLC
4 16 (16.67%) DevOps
4 16 (16.67%) OO
5 12 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
5 12 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 12 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.46%) Mobile Marketing
7 10 (10.42%) ETL
8 8 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (8.33%) Functional Programming
8 8 (8.33%) Online Security
9 7 (7.29%) OOD
9 7 (7.29%) UML
10 6 (6.25%) Android Development
10 6 (6.25%) iOS Development
10 6 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 64 (66.67%) C++
2 32 (33.33%) Java
3 31 (32.29%) Python
4 30 (31.25%) C
5 24 (25.00%) SQL
6 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
7 14 (14.58%) C#
8 8 (8.33%) Erlang
9 6 (6.25%) PHP
9 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.17%) Haskell
10 4 (4.17%) Lisp
10 4 (4.17%) Perl
11 3 (3.13%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.13%) Scala
12 2 (2.08%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.08%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.04%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.04%) PhD
3 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.04%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.04%) MISRA
3 1 (1.04%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Snort
2 2 (2.08%) Firmware
3 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (30.21%) Oracle
2 6 (6.25%) Sybase
3 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.08%) Perforce
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) VMware
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