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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 44 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 67 69 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.84% 5.13% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 5.31% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54 46 41
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £43,750 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1345 1300 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.11% 96.65% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1139 1081
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -3 53 £37,250 +6.42% 12
North Wales - 7 £35,000 - 1
Mid Wales 0 2 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 99 (95.19%) Software Engineering
2 63 (60.58%) C++
3 55 (52.88%) Java
4 54 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (43.27%) Linux
6 38 (36.54%) C#
7 36 (34.62%) SQL
8 35 (33.65%) .NET
9 29 (27.88%) Windows
10 27 (25.96%) C
11 26 (25.00%) Degree
12 25 (24.04%) Computer Science
12 25 (24.04%) JavaScript
13 22 (21.15%) Python
14 21 (20.19%) Scrum
15 20 (19.23%) MVC
15 20 (19.23%) Objective-C
15 20 (19.23%) OO
15 20 (19.23%) Apple iOS
15 20 (19.23%) SDLC
16 19 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (18.27%) Jenkins
17 17 (16.35%) Cucumber
17 17 (16.35%) Product Management
17 17 (16.35%) Client/Server
17 17 (16.35%) Regression Testing
17 17 (16.35%) JUnit
18 16 (15.38%) TCP/IP
19 14 (13.46%) Oracle
19 14 (13.46%) Android

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (6.73%) Confluence
2 4 (3.85%) JBoss
3 2 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.69%) HTTP
3 6 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (5.77%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.96%) SNMP
4 1 (0.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) DVB
4 1 (0.96%) Wireless
4 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.58%) MySQL
3 8 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.88%) Riak
5 3 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.88%) Voldemort
6 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Jenkins
2 17 (16.35%) JUnit
2 17 (16.35%) Cucumber
3 12 (11.54%) Selenium
4 10 (9.62%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.73%) JIRA
6 4 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.85%) Subversion
7 2 (1.92%) Maven
7 2 (1.92%) Ant
7 2 (1.92%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.92%) JMeter
7 2 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.92%) Hudson
7 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.96%) Xcode
8 1 (0.96%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (7.69%) Multimedia
1 8 (7.69%) Marketing
2 5 (4.81%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.85%) Automotive
4 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.88%) Games
4 3 (2.88%) Military
4 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.92%) Electronics
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Finance
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.65%) .NET
2 13 (12.50%) STL
2 13 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (10.58%) HTML
4 9 (8.65%) WPF
4 9 (8.65%) iOS SDK
5 8 (7.69%) Web Services
5 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.77%) JSON
7 5 (4.81%) REST
7 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.81%) HTML5
8 4 (3.85%) POCO
8 4 (3.85%) Spring
9 3 (2.88%) WCF
9 3 (2.88%) Java EE
9 3 (2.88%) JPA
9 3 (2.88%) Bottle
10 2 (1.92%) EJB 3.0
10 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.04%) Computer Science
2 19 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (16.35%) Client/Server
4 10 (9.62%) IPTV
5 9 (8.65%) DTV
6 7 (6.73%) User Experience
6 7 (6.73%) Algorithms
7 6 (5.77%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.85%) Physics
8 4 (3.85%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.92%) Robotics
9 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.92%) Life Science
9 2 (1.92%) iPhone
10 1 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.96%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.96%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.96%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 45 (43.27%) Linux
2 29 (27.88%) Windows
3 20 (19.23%) Apple iOS
4 14 (13.46%) Android
5 11 (10.58%) UNIX
6 6 (5.77%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.96%) CentOS
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.96%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (95.19%) Software Engineering
2 54 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.19%) Scrum
4 20 (19.23%) MVC
4 20 (19.23%) OO
4 20 (19.23%) SDLC
5 17 (16.35%) Regression Testing
5 17 (16.35%) Product Management
6 13 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 13 (12.50%) OOD
7 12 (11.54%) UML
7 12 (11.54%) OOP
8 10 (9.62%) ETL
8 10 (9.62%) TDD
9 9 (8.65%) BDD
10 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.73%) Build Automation
11 7 (6.73%) Bug Management
11 7 (6.73%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (60.58%) C++
2 55 (52.88%) Java
3 38 (36.54%) C#
4 36 (34.62%) SQL
5 27 (25.96%) C
6 25 (24.04%) JavaScript
7 22 (21.15%) Python
8 20 (19.23%) Objective-C
9 10 (9.62%) Groovy
10 9 (8.65%) PHP
11 8 (7.69%) VB.NET
12 7 (6.73%) XAML
12 7 (6.73%) VB6
12 7 (6.73%) Korn
12 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
12 7 (6.73%) Erlang
12 7 (6.73%) VB
12 7 (6.73%) Perl
13 6 (5.77%) Embedded C
13 6 (5.77%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 26 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.92%) TickIT
3 1 (0.96%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Snort
2 5 (4.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.85%) Green Hills
4 2 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (0.96%) Perforce
5 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.96%) Coverity
5 1 (0.96%) Motorola
5 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
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