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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 36 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 69 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.33% 2.52% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 2.61% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 36
Average salary £35,000 £37,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% -0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1256 1266 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.99% 96.49% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1128 914
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +14 47 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Mid Wales - 16 £42,500 - 2
West Wales +9 3 £35,000 -16.66%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 120 (81.63%) Software Engineering
2 72 (48.98%) C++
3 59 (40.14%) Java
4 54 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (36.73%) Degree
5 48 (32.65%) HTML
6 47 (31.97%) JavaScript
6 47 (31.97%) Computer Science
7 43 (29.25%) .NET
8 42 (28.57%) C
9 41 (27.89%) Scrum
10 34 (23.13%) SQL
11 33 (22.45%) C#
12 32 (21.77%) CSS
13 27 (18.37%) OO
13 27 (18.37%) Aerospace
14 26 (17.69%) UML
15 23 (15.65%) Windows
15 23 (15.65%) Unit Testing
16 22 (14.97%) HTML5
17 21 (14.29%) Mathematics
17 21 (14.29%) Electronics
18 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
19 18 (12.24%) OOD
20 17 (11.56%) Ethernet
20 17 (11.56%) Integration Testing
21 15 (10.20%) Performance Testing
22 14 (9.52%) Multimedia
22 14 (9.52%) Oracle
22 14 (9.52%) Linux

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (4.76%) Confluence
2 3 (2.04%) FileNet
2 3 (2.04%) LiveCycle
3 2 (1.36%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Project
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) SaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.56%) Ethernet
2 12 (8.16%) HTTP
3 9 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.08%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.72%) Internet
6 3 (2.04%) DVB
7 2 (1.36%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.68%) SSL
8 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.44%) MySQL
3 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) Riak
8 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.44%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.44%) JIRA
3 7 (4.76%) Subversion
4 5 (3.40%) Maven
5 4 (2.72%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.72%) Hudson
6 3 (2.04%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.36%) GCC
7 2 (1.36%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.36%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.36%) JUnit
8 1 (0.68%) Ant
8 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.68%) NUnit
8 1 (0.68%) Selenium
8 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
General
1 27 (18.37%) Aerospace
2 21 (14.29%) Electronics
3 14 (9.52%) Multimedia
4 12 (8.16%) Avionics
5 8 (5.44%) Advertising
6 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.04%) Finance
7 3 (2.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.65%) HTML
2 43 (29.25%) .NET
3 32 (21.77%) CSS
4 22 (14.97%) HTML5
5 14 (9.52%) Web Services
5 14 (9.52%) CSS3
6 13 (8.84%) jQuery
6 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET
7 12 (8.16%) XML
7 12 (8.16%) WCF
8 11 (7.48%) SOAP
9 10 (6.80%) J2EE
10 9 (6.12%) WPF
10 9 (6.12%) .NET Framework
11 8 (5.44%) REST
11 8 (5.44%) Spring
11 8 (5.44%) Java EE
12 5 (3.40%) Hibernate
12 5 (3.40%) JSF
12 5 (3.40%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 47 (31.97%) Computer Science
2 21 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.12%) DTV
5 7 (4.76%) Open Source
6 6 (4.08%) IPTV
7 5 (3.40%) Robotics
8 4 (2.72%) Physics
9 3 (2.04%) Grid Computing
9 3 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.68%) Firmware
11 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.68%) Blog
11 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.65%) Windows
2 14 (9.52%) Linux
3 10 (6.80%) UNIX
4 6 (4.08%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.04%) CentOS
6 2 (1.36%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) OS/2
7 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (81.63%) Software Engineering
2 54 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (27.89%) Scrum
4 27 (18.37%) OO
5 26 (17.69%) UML
6 23 (15.65%) Unit Testing
7 18 (12.24%) OOD
8 17 (11.56%) Integration Testing
9 15 (10.20%) Performance Testing
10 13 (8.84%) System Testing
10 13 (8.84%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (8.16%) TDD
12 11 (7.48%) Release Management
12 11 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.80%) Configuration Management
14 9 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (6.12%) Mentoring
15 8 (5.44%) Pair Programming
16 7 (4.76%) MVC
16 7 (4.76%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.98%) C++
2 59 (40.14%) Java
3 47 (31.97%) JavaScript
4 42 (28.57%) C
5 34 (23.13%) SQL
6 33 (22.45%) C#
7 10 (6.80%) Python
8 9 (6.12%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.76%) VB6
9 7 (4.76%) VB
10 6 (4.08%) Scala
10 6 (4.08%) Perl
11 5 (3.40%) PHP
11 5 (3.40%) Groovy
11 5 (3.40%) Clojure
12 4 (2.72%) Ruby
12 4 (2.72%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.04%) Korn
13 3 (2.04%) Erlang
13 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (36.73%) Degree
2 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) PMP
3 2 (1.36%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.84%) IEC 61508
2 12 (8.16%) QA
3 3 (2.04%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (0.68%) TickIT
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
1 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (9.52%) Oracle
2 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.40%) Twitter
4 3 (2.04%) IBM
4 3 (2.04%) Adobe
4 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.36%) Coverity
5 2 (1.36%) Wind River
6 1 (0.68%) Sony
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
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