The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 38 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 81 75 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.28% 5.87% 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.23% 7.17% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 78 57 68
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Software Engineering
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1121 1046 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 86.97% 81.85% 81.29%
Number of salaries quoted 965 906 840
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Wales region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Wales

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Wales

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 76 £45,000 +28.57% 11
West Wales -11 4 £27,250 -9.16% 1
North Wales -9 1 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 87 (57.62%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (51.66%) Java
3 55 (36.42%) Degree
4 52 (34.44%) C++
5 46 (30.46%) Python
6 40 (26.49%) Computer Science
7 39 (25.83%) C#
7 39 (25.83%) Web Services
8 37 (24.50%) JavaScript
9 34 (22.52%) SQL
10 33 (21.85%) HTML
11 32 (21.19%) MongoDB
12 28 (18.54%) Spring
13 27 (17.88%) OO
14 26 (17.22%) Mathematics
15 25 (16.56%) SOAP
16 24 (15.89%) CSS
16 24 (15.89%) DevOps
17 23 (15.23%) Scrum
18 22 (14.57%) TDD
19 21 (13.91%) C
19 21 (13.91%) Oracle
19 21 (13.91%) JSON
19 21 (13.91%) Statistics
19 21 (13.91%) RESTful
20 20 (13.25%) REST
20 20 (13.25%) SQL Server
20 20 (13.25%) Analytics
21 19 (12.58%) .NET
21 19 (12.58%) Linux

Software Engineering
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 17 (11.26%) JBoss
2 7 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.97%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.97%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (3.31%) Apache
5 4 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.99%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.32%) Confluence
7 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.32%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.92%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) HTTP
2 3 (1.99%) Broadband
2 3 (1.99%) Internet
2 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.32%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.19%) MongoDB
2 20 (13.25%) SQL Server
3 19 (12.58%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (7.28%) Hadoop
6 10 (6.62%) Big Data
7 7 (4.64%) MySQL
7 7 (4.64%) Neo4j
8 6 (3.97%) HBase
8 6 (3.97%) Sqoop
9 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.65%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.99%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.99%) SQLite
11 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.96%) Cucumber
2 9 (5.96%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (5.30%) Maven
4 7 (4.64%) Selenium
5 5 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.31%) Subversion
6 3 (1.99%) JMeter
7 2 (1.32%) FishEye
7 2 (1.32%) JIRA
7 2 (1.32%) JUnit
7 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.32%) Xcode
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 15 (9.93%) Finance
2 14 (9.27%) Advertising
3 9 (5.96%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.99%) Electronics
4 3 (1.99%) Marketing
4 3 (1.99%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.32%) Automotive
5 2 (1.32%) Games
5 2 (1.32%) Military
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (51.66%) Software Engineer
2 62 (41.06%) Developer
3 32 (21.19%) Java Developer
4 31 (20.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 18 (11.92%) Software Developer
6 17 (11.26%) Java Engineer
7 16 (10.60%) Research Engineer
8 14 (9.27%) Senior Developer
9 13 (8.61%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (8.61%) Senior Java Engineer
10 11 (7.28%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 10 (6.62%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (6.62%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (4.64%) .NET Developer
13 7 (4.64%) Graduate
13 7 (4.64%) Lead Developer
14 6 (3.97%) Big Data Engineer
14 6 (3.97%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 6 (3.97%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.83%) Web Services
2 33 (21.85%) HTML
3 28 (18.54%) Spring
4 25 (16.56%) SOAP
5 24 (15.89%) CSS
6 21 (13.91%) JSON
6 21 (13.91%) RESTful
7 20 (13.25%) REST
8 19 (12.58%) .NET
8 19 (12.58%) Java EE
8 19 (12.58%) Node.js
9 17 (11.26%) JPA
10 16 (10.60%) J2EE
11 15 (9.93%) Apache Camel
11 15 (9.93%) JSF
12 14 (9.27%) Ajax
13 13 (8.61%) Natural Language Processing
14 12 (7.95%) AngularJS
15 10 (6.62%) jQuery
15 10 (6.62%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.49%) Computer Science
2 26 (17.22%) Mathematics
3 21 (13.91%) Statistics
4 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (11.92%) Informatics
4 18 (11.92%) Life Science
5 16 (10.60%) Physics
6 13 (8.61%) Artificial Intelligence
6 13 (8.61%) Health Informatics
7 7 (4.64%) Digital Media
8 6 (3.97%) Blog
9 5 (3.31%) User Experience
10 3 (1.99%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.99%) Digital TV
10 3 (1.99%) Fintech
11 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.66%) CAN bus
12 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.58%) Linux
2 16 (10.60%) Windows
3 14 (9.27%) Unix
4 8 (5.30%) Android
4 8 (5.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.32%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (57.62%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.88%) OO
3 24 (15.89%) DevOps
4 23 (15.23%) Scrum
5 22 (14.57%) TDD
6 20 (13.25%) Analytics
7 18 (11.92%) UML
8 17 (11.26%) SDLC
9 16 (10.60%) Data Analysis
9 16 (10.60%) Machine Learning
10 13 (8.61%) BDD
11 12 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.28%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (7.28%) OOP
13 10 (6.62%) MVC
13 10 (6.62%) Requirements Management
14 9 (5.96%) Configuration Management
14 9 (5.96%) OOD
14 9 (5.96%) Software Architecture
15 8 (5.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (51.66%) Java
2 52 (34.44%) C++
3 46 (30.46%) Python
4 39 (25.83%) C#
5 37 (24.50%) JavaScript
6 34 (22.52%) SQL
7 21 (13.91%) C
8 11 (7.28%) Embedded C
8 11 (7.28%) Groovy
9 9 (5.96%) Embedded C++
9 9 (5.96%) Scala
10 6 (3.97%) Go
10 6 (3.97%) Ruby
11 5 (3.31%) Erlang
12 4 (2.65%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.65%) PHP
12 4 (2.65%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.32%) Perl
14 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (36.42%) Degree
2 12 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.28%) HND
4 2 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.66%) MISRA
2 1 (0.66%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (3.97%) HDFS
2 2 (1.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Ansible
1 2 (1.32%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 21 (13.91%) Oracle
2 7 (4.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.97%) Cloudera
3 6 (3.97%) Hortonworks
4 5 (3.31%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.31%) Perforce
5 3 (1.99%) Google
5 3 (1.99%) Sybase
6 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.32%) Zend
7 1 (0.66%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.66%) Nokia
7 1 (0.66%) VMware
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