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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 76 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.73% 3.43% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 3.50% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 38 39
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,900 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
996 1341 1361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.77% 97.88% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1147 1160
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -8 16 £36,250 -9.37% 5
Mid Wales -14 1 £39,000 -
North Wales - 1 - -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (49.15%) C#
3 26 (44.07%) C++
4 24 (40.68%) Degree
5 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (30.51%) Java
6 16 (27.12%) OO
6 16 (27.12%) Python
7 15 (25.42%) C
7 15 (25.42%) SQL
7 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
8 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
8 13 (22.03%) Windows
8 13 (22.03%) UML
9 12 (20.34%) TDD
10 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
10 11 (18.64%) .NET
10 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
10 11 (18.64%) Embedded C
10 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
11 10 (16.95%) OOA/OOD
11 10 (16.95%) BDD
12 9 (15.25%) Rational DOORS
12 9 (15.25%) Software Architecture
12 9 (15.25%) DevOps
12 9 (15.25%) Embedded C++
12 9 (15.25%) Linux
12 9 (15.25%) Scala
12 9 (15.25%) Statistics
12 9 (15.25%) Requirements Management

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 8 (13.56%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (10.17%) Apache Spark
2 6 (10.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.78%) Apache
3 4 (6.78%) IIS
3 4 (6.78%) JBoss
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.69%) OpenROAD
5 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Broadband
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (10.17%) Big Data
3 6 (10.17%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.17%) HBase
3 6 (10.17%) Sqoop
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Ingres
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (11.86%) Selenium
3 6 (10.17%) Subversion
4 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.78%) Maven
6 3 (5.08%) JMeter
6 3 (5.08%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (5.08%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.39%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.39%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.69%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
1 4 (6.78%) Marketing
2 3 (5.08%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.08%) Automotive
2 3 (5.08%) Games
2 3 (5.08%) Military
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) jQuery
2 8 (13.56%) REST
2 8 (13.56%) Web Services
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.17%) HTML
4 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.47%) JSON
4 5 (8.47%) SOAP
5 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (6.78%) CSS
5 4 (6.78%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (6.78%) Spring
6 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.08%) iOS SDK
6 3 (5.08%) Node.js
6 3 (5.08%) RESTful
6 3 (5.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Blog
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Life Science
4 3 (5.08%) User Experience
5 2 (3.39%) Fintech
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 9 (15.25%) Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Unix
4 5 (8.47%) Android
4 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.12%) OO
4 13 (22.03%) UML
5 12 (20.34%) TDD
6 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
6 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
7 10 (16.95%) BDD
7 10 (16.95%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (15.25%) DevOps
8 9 (15.25%) Requirements Management
8 9 (15.25%) Software Architecture
8 9 (15.25%) Statistics
9 7 (11.86%) MVC
10 6 (10.17%) Physics
11 5 (8.47%) Analytics
12 4 (6.78%) Health Informatics
12 4 (6.78%) Machine Learning
12 4 (6.78%) SDLC
12 4 (6.78%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) C#
2 26 (44.07%) C++
3 18 (30.51%) Java
4 16 (27.12%) Python
5 15 (25.42%) C
5 15 (25.42%) SQL
6 11 (18.64%) Embedded C
6 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
7 9 (15.25%) Embedded C++
7 9 (15.25%) Scala
8 6 (10.17%) Go
8 6 (10.17%) Ruby
9 4 (6.78%) Objective-C
10 3 (5.08%) PHP
11 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Degree
2 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.39%) MISRA
3 2 (3.39%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) HDFS
2 3 (5.08%) Firmware
3 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
1 2 (3.39%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Cloudera
1 6 (10.17%) Hortonworks
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) IBM
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.69%) Green Hills
Wales
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago