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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 36 78 51
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 67 25 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.20% 1.81% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 1.87% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 25 46
Average salary £35,000 £32,398 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.03% -8.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,800 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,500 £42,500
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
1249 1337 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.90% 96.74% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1195 1021
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +34 46 £35,000 +8.03% 9
Mid Wales - 13 - - 1
North Wales 0 3 £37,500 +15.38%
West Wales +1 2 £35,000 +8.03%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 113 (83.70%) Software Engineering
2 66 (48.89%) C++
3 57 (42.22%) Java
4 53 (39.26%) C
5 52 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (38.52%) Degree
6 47 (34.81%) Computer Science
7 42 (31.11%) Scrum
8 38 (28.15%) HTML
8 38 (28.15%) JavaScript
9 35 (25.93%) SQL
10 31 (22.96%) .NET
11 27 (20.00%) C#
12 26 (19.26%) CSS
12 26 (19.26%) UML
13 22 (16.30%) Unit Testing
13 22 (16.30%) Windows
13 22 (16.30%) Linux
14 20 (14.81%) Aerospace
15 19 (14.07%) HTTP
16 18 (13.33%) TCP/IP
17 17 (12.59%) UNIX
18 16 (11.85%) OO
18 16 (11.85%) Python
18 16 (11.85%) Electronics
18 16 (11.85%) System Testing
18 16 (11.85%) HTML5
19 15 (11.11%) IEC 61508
19 15 (11.11%) Integration Testing
19 15 (11.11%) OOD

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (5.93%) Confluence
2 3 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.74%) FileNet
3 1 (0.74%) CMS
3 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.74%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) SaaS
1 4 (2.96%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.07%) HTTP
2 18 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 7 (5.19%) Internet
5 6 (4.44%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.22%) DVB
6 3 (2.22%) SSL
7 2 (1.48%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.74%) Wireless
8 1 (0.74%) SSH
8 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.63%) MySQL
3 9 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.70%) Big Data
4 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.74%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.67%) JIRA
3 7 (5.19%) Subversion
4 6 (4.44%) Fiddler
4 6 (4.44%) TestLink
5 5 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.96%) JUnit
6 4 (2.96%) GCC
6 4 (2.96%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.22%) Automake
7 3 (2.22%) GDB
7 3 (2.22%) Maven
7 3 (2.22%) Selenium
7 3 (2.22%) FitNesse
7 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.48%) Hudson
9 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.74%) JBehave
General
1 20 (14.81%) Aerospace
2 16 (11.85%) Electronics
3 13 (9.63%) Advertising
4 10 (7.41%) Multimedia
5 7 (5.19%) Marketing
6 5 (3.70%) Avionics
7 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.48%) Finance
7 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (28.15%) HTML
2 31 (22.96%) .NET
3 26 (19.26%) CSS
4 16 (11.85%) HTML5
5 14 (10.37%) Web Services
6 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
7 12 (8.89%) SOAP
7 12 (8.89%) WCF
8 11 (8.15%) jQuery
8 11 (8.15%) XML
9 9 (6.67%) CSS3
10 8 (5.93%) REST
11 7 (5.19%) J2EE
11 7 (5.19%) Java EE
12 6 (4.44%) Spring
13 5 (3.70%) WPF
14 4 (2.96%) .NET Framework
15 3 (2.22%) JSON
15 3 (2.22%) JSF
15 3 (2.22%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 47 (34.81%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.63%) DTV
3 8 (5.93%) Mathematics
4 7 (5.19%) IPTV
5 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.44%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.96%) Open Source
7 3 (2.22%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (2.22%) Robotics
7 3 (2.22%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.48%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.74%) Blog
9 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.30%) Windows
1 22 (16.30%) Linux
2 17 (12.59%) UNIX
3 7 (5.19%) Mac OS
4 6 (4.44%) CentOS
5 2 (1.48%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) OS/2
6 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (83.70%) Software Engineering
2 52 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (31.11%) Scrum
4 26 (19.26%) UML
5 22 (16.30%) Unit Testing
6 16 (11.85%) System Testing
6 16 (11.85%) OO
7 15 (11.11%) OOD
7 15 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 13 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.89%) BDD
9 12 (8.89%) TDD
10 10 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.93%) Performance Testing
11 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.19%) Mobile Marketing
12 7 (5.19%) Product Management
12 7 (5.19%) Pair Programming
12 7 (5.19%) Regression Testing
12 7 (5.19%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (48.89%) C++
2 57 (42.22%) Java
3 53 (39.26%) C
4 38 (28.15%) JavaScript
5 35 (25.93%) SQL
6 27 (20.00%) C#
7 16 (11.85%) Python
8 10 (7.41%) Perl
9 7 (5.19%) PHP
9 7 (5.19%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.19%) Ruby
10 6 (4.44%) Korn
10 6 (4.44%) Embedded C
10 6 (4.44%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.70%) VB
12 4 (2.96%) VB6
13 3 (2.22%) Erlang
13 3 (2.22%) Groovy
13 3 (2.22%) Scala
14 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (38.52%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) PMP
3 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.11%) IEC 61508
2 11 (8.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Snort
2 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Puppet
1 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Oracle
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.48%) Coverity
4 2 (1.48%) Wind River
4 2 (1.48%) Twitter
5 1 (0.74%) Sony
5 1 (0.74%) Zend
5 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe
5 1 (0.74%) IBM
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