The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 43 35 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 56 69 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.56% 5.55% 3.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 5.72% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 53 28
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1184 1206 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.42% 96.95% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1084 928
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 38 £31,000 -11.42% 10
West Wales -5 6 £33,000 -5.71% 1
North Wales +4 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Mid Wales +2 4 £41,250 - 2
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (80.39%) Software Engineering
2 46 (45.10%) C++
3 39 (38.24%) Java
4 35 (34.31%) C#
4 35 (34.31%) .NET
4 35 (34.31%) OO
5 31 (30.39%) C
6 29 (28.43%) Degree
7 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 22 (21.57%) Computer Science
9 21 (20.59%) Electronics
10 19 (18.63%) SQL
10 19 (18.63%) HTML
11 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (15.69%) Ethernet
13 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
13 15 (14.71%) CSS
14 14 (13.73%) Scrum
14 14 (13.73%) UML
14 14 (13.73%) WPF
15 13 (12.75%) OOP
15 13 (12.75%) VB.NET
15 13 (12.75%) XML
16 12 (11.76%) OOD
16 12 (11.76%) Embedded C
16 12 (11.76%) Mathematics
16 12 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
17 11 (10.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (10.78%) Assembly Language

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (2.94%) FileNet
2 2 (1.96%) IIS
2 2 (1.96%) Node.js
2 2 (1.96%) Confluence
2 2 (1.96%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Simulink
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.69%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.96%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.96%) FTP
2 2 (1.96%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.98%) NFC
3 1 (0.98%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.98%) Wireless
3 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.98%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.96%) Big Data
3 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.90%) Hudson
3 4 (3.92%) Subversion
3 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.94%) Maven
5 2 (1.96%) Ant
5 2 (1.96%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.96%) Xcode
5 2 (1.96%) JIRA
5 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.98%) Grunt
6 1 (0.98%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.98%) JUnit
General
1 21 (20.59%) Electronics
2 11 (10.78%) Aerospace
3 8 (7.84%) Finance
4 7 (6.86%) Multimedia
5 6 (5.88%) Avionics
6 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.94%) Games
8 2 (1.96%) Advertising
8 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.98%) Banking
9 1 (0.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (34.31%) .NET
2 19 (18.63%) HTML
3 15 (14.71%) CSS
4 14 (13.73%) WPF
5 13 (12.75%) XML
6 10 (9.80%) .NET Framework
7 9 (8.82%) Web Services
8 8 (7.84%) J2EE
8 8 (7.84%) HTML5
9 7 (6.86%) WinForms
9 7 (6.86%) Spring
9 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.90%) Ajax
10 5 (4.90%) CSS3
10 5 (4.90%) SOAP
11 4 (3.92%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.92%) jQuery
12 3 (2.94%) NHibernate
12 3 (2.94%) Java EE
12 3 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 12 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (5.88%) Physics
4 4 (3.92%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (3.92%) GIS
4 4 (3.92%) Open Source
5 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.98%) Robotics
5 1 (0.98%) Arduino
5 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) Linux
3 3 (2.94%) UNIX
4 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (80.39%) Software Engineering
2 35 (34.31%) OO
3 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.73%) Scrum
4 14 (13.73%) UML
5 13 (12.75%) OOP
6 12 (11.76%) OOD
6 12 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (10.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (9.80%) Software Testing
9 8 (7.84%) Release Management
10 6 (5.88%) Automated Testing
10 6 (5.88%) TDD
10 6 (5.88%) MVC
10 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.88%) Performance Testing
10 6 (5.88%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.90%) Business Development
11 5 (4.90%) Requirements Management
11 5 (4.90%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.10%) C++
2 39 (38.24%) Java
3 35 (34.31%) C#
4 31 (30.39%) C
5 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 19 (18.63%) SQL
7 13 (12.75%) VB.NET
8 12 (11.76%) Embedded C
9 11 (10.78%) Assembly Language
10 7 (6.86%) VB
11 6 (5.88%) Embedded C++
12 4 (3.92%) VB6
13 3 (2.94%) Scala
13 3 (2.94%) Groovy
13 3 (2.94%) Clojure
13 3 (2.94%) Python
13 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.96%) Delphi
14 2 (1.96%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (28.43%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.98%) ISEB
3 1 (0.98%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
1 5 (4.90%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.98%) TickIT
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
2 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle
3 4 (3.92%) Atmel
4 3 (2.94%) Twitter
4 3 (2.94%) IBM
4 3 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (0.98%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.98%) Kofax
5 1 (0.98%) ILOG
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Shares, Health/Dental, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Monmouth, Gwent
CMC2
Salary: From £39,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Powys
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Wales
Adderley featherstone
Posted: 6 days ago
Powys
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: Competitive + Full benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £40000 per annum - bonus, flexitime etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Caernarfon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 30+ days ago