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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 33 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 71 73 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.44% 5.72% 5.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 7.57% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44 69 51
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
949 964 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 72.66% 75.55% 70.22%
Number of salaries quoted 831 861 641
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -11 45 £36,000 - 10
Mid Wales - 15 £42,500 - 3
West Wales -4 3 £42,500 +29.77% 2
North Wales -6 2 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 82 (50.31%) C++
2 80 (49.08%) Java
3 65 (39.88%) JavaScript
4 58 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (34.36%) HTML
6 54 (33.13%) Scrum
7 52 (31.90%) OO
8 47 (28.83%) .NET
9 46 (28.22%) Degree
10 41 (25.15%) CSS
11 40 (24.54%) C
11 40 (24.54%) SQL
12 38 (23.31%) Computer Science
13 35 (21.47%) C#
14 33 (20.25%) UML
15 31 (19.02%) SQL Server
16 30 (18.40%) Unit Testing
17 29 (17.79%) TDD
18 28 (17.18%) HTML5
19 26 (15.95%) jQuery
19 26 (15.95%) Web Services
20 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
21 23 (14.11%) MongoDB
22 22 (13.50%) OOD
22 22 (13.50%) XML
23 21 (12.88%) MS Excel
23 21 (12.88%) Release Management
23 21 (12.88%) Scala
23 21 (12.88%) Spring
24 20 (12.27%) Linux

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.59%) Confluence
2 12 (7.36%) FileNet
2 12 (7.36%) LiveCycle
3 3 (1.84%) CMS
3 3 (1.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.23%) Apache
4 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.61%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.68%) SaaS
2 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.29%) Internet
2 6 (3.68%) Ethernet
2 6 (3.68%) HTTP
3 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) SSH
4 1 (0.61%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.11%) MongoDB
3 17 (10.43%) NoSQL
4 15 (9.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.68%) MySQL
5 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.23%) Big Data
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) SSDT
8 1 (0.61%) Riak
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (9.82%) Subversion
1 16 (9.82%) JIRA
1 16 (9.82%) Jenkins
2 15 (9.20%) Hudson
2 15 (9.20%) Maven
3 10 (6.13%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.68%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.45%) Selenium
5 4 (2.45%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.84%) JUnit
6 3 (1.84%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.23%) Xcode
7 2 (1.23%) Ant
7 2 (1.23%) MSTest
8 1 (0.61%) Moq
8 1 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.61%) RequisitePro
General
1 15 (9.20%) Multimedia
2 14 (8.59%) Aerospace
3 10 (6.13%) Electronics
4 9 (5.52%) Advertising
5 6 (3.68%) Finance
6 5 (3.07%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.84%) Marketing
9 2 (1.23%) Retail
10 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 111 (68.10%) Software Engineer
2 64 (39.26%) Developer
3 26 (15.95%) Senior Software Engineer
4 25 (15.34%) Software Developer
5 22 (13.50%) Java Developer
5 22 (13.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 18 (11.04%) Programmer
6 18 (11.04%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (7.98%) Analyst
8 12 (7.36%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (6.13%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (5.52%) Java Consultant
10 9 (5.52%) Java Programmer
10 9 (5.52%) Consultant
10 9 (5.52%) Developer Analyst
11 8 (4.91%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.91%) Senior Developer
12 7 (4.29%) .NET Software Engineer
13 6 (3.68%) Perl Developer
14 5 (3.07%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (34.36%) HTML
2 47 (28.83%) .NET
3 41 (25.15%) CSS
4 28 (17.18%) HTML5
5 26 (15.95%) Web Services
5 26 (15.95%) jQuery
6 22 (13.50%) XML
7 21 (12.88%) Spring
8 19 (11.66%) J2EE
9 18 (11.04%) CSS3
10 17 (10.43%) SOAP
11 16 (9.82%) Hibernate
12 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET
12 15 (9.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (8.59%) XSLT
14 13 (7.98%) JSF
14 13 (7.98%) WCF
15 10 (6.13%) WPF
15 10 (6.13%) Java EE
15 10 (6.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.31%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.43%) Open Source
3 11 (6.75%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.07%) Physics
5 4 (2.45%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.84%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.84%) DTV
6 3 (1.84%) Arduino
7 2 (1.23%) RIA
7 2 (1.23%) EPoS
7 2 (1.23%) iPhone
7 2 (1.23%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.23%) IPTV
8 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Blog
8 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.61%) Kindle
8 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.27%) Linux
2 18 (11.04%) Windows
3 8 (4.91%) Android
4 6 (3.68%) Mac OS
4 6 (3.68%) UNIX
5 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.61%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.13%) Scrum
3 52 (31.90%) OO
4 33 (20.25%) UML
5 30 (18.40%) Unit Testing
6 29 (17.79%) TDD
7 22 (13.50%) OOD
8 21 (12.88%) Release Management
9 18 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (10.43%) DevOps
10 17 (10.43%) RUP
10 17 (10.43%) DSDM
11 16 (9.82%) SOA
11 16 (9.82%) Configuration Management
11 16 (9.82%) Integration Testing
12 15 (9.20%) MVC
12 15 (9.20%) OOA/OOD
12 15 (9.20%) Pair Programming
12 15 (9.20%) Requirements Analysis
13 14 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 82 (50.31%) C++
2 80 (49.08%) Java
3 65 (39.88%) JavaScript
4 40 (24.54%) C
4 40 (24.54%) SQL
5 35 (21.47%) C#
6 21 (12.88%) Scala
7 15 (9.20%) Clojure
7 15 (9.20%) Groovy
8 13 (7.98%) PHP
9 10 (6.13%) Perl
10 8 (4.91%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.68%) Python
12 5 (3.07%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.45%) Erlang
14 3 (1.84%) VB6
14 3 (1.84%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.84%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.84%) VB
15 2 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (28.22%) Degree
2 4 (2.45%) ISEB
3 3 (1.84%) HND
3 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.75%) QA
1 11 (6.75%) IEC 61508
2 4 (2.45%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) TickIT
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
1 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.43%) Oracle
3 16 (9.82%) Twitter
4 13 (7.98%) IBM
5 12 (7.36%) Adobe
6 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.23%) Coverity
6 2 (1.23%) Wind River
7 1 (0.61%) Facebook
7 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.61%) Remedy
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newtown, Powys
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Box Uk
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Welshpool
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30,000 p.a
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Powys
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Attractive Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bridgend
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Chepstow
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago