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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 24 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 98 67 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.60% 5.01% 7.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.25% 5.96% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 80 60 83
Median salary £41,000 £39,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,168
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1060 1125 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.17% 84.08% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 904 940 923
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +11 92 £41,250 +3.12% 7
North Wales +8 2 £32,500 -10.34%
Mid Wales - 2 £42,500 - 2
West Wales - 1 £30,000 - 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 115 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (47.22%) C++
3 66 (36.67%) Java
4 62 (34.44%) SQL
5 56 (31.11%) Computer Science
6 53 (29.44%) Linux
7 47 (26.11%) JavaScript
8 45 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 45 (25.00%) Degree
9 42 (23.33%) C
9 42 (23.33%) SDLC
10 41 (22.78%) HTML
11 39 (21.67%) Oracle
12 37 (20.56%) C#
12 37 (20.56%) Unix
13 35 (19.44%) Python
14 33 (18.33%) .NET
14 33 (18.33%) CSS
14 33 (18.33%) Web Services
15 31 (17.22%) Windows
16 30 (16.67%) Finance
17 29 (16.11%) MySQL
18 27 (15.00%) Scrum
19 26 (14.44%) Relational Database
20 24 (13.33%) DevOps
20 24 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 23 (12.78%) Marketing
22 22 (12.22%) OO
22 22 (12.22%) Analytics
23 21 (11.67%) Android

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 14 (7.78%) Apache
2 12 (6.67%) Tornado
3 8 (4.44%) JBoss
4 7 (3.89%) Node.js
5 3 (1.67%) IIS
6 2 (1.11%) Confluence
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.11%) PaaS
2 8 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.89%) IaaS
3 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.67%) HTTP
2 15 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.33%) tcpdump
4 5 (2.78%) Internet
5 3 (1.67%) SSL
6 2 (1.11%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.11%) RTSP
7 1 (0.56%) Intranet
7 1 (0.56%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.11%) MySQL
3 26 (14.44%) Relational Database
4 16 (8.89%) RDBMS
5 15 (8.33%) Big Data
6 12 (6.67%) SQLite
7 11 (6.11%) Data Mining
7 11 (6.11%) MongoDB
8 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (3.89%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (6.11%) Git (software)
1 11 (6.11%) Maven
2 9 (5.00%) Subversion
3 6 (3.33%) Gradle
4 4 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.67%) JIRA
5 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.11%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (1.11%) FishEye
7 1 (0.56%) Ant
7 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.56%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.56%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.56%) JUnit
7 1 (0.56%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.56%) TestNG
General
1 30 (16.67%) Finance
2 23 (12.78%) Marketing
3 14 (7.78%) Multimedia
3 14 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.22%) Advertising
5 8 (4.44%) Legal
6 7 (3.89%) Welsh Language
7 6 (3.33%) Electronics
8 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.11%) Law
10 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.56%) Avionics
10 1 (0.56%) Games
10 1 (0.56%) Military
10 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 70 (38.89%) Developer
3 29 (16.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 28 (15.56%) Software Developer
5 21 (11.67%) C++ Developer
6 18 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 18 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 17 (9.44%) Java Developer
8 16 (8.89%) C Software Engineer
8 16 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (8.89%) C# Developer
9 15 (8.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 14 (7.78%) C++ Software Developer
11 13 (7.22%) Senior Developer
12 11 (6.11%) .NET Software Developer
12 11 (6.11%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
13 10 (5.56%) Software Manager
14 9 (5.00%) C Developer
14 9 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.78%) HTML
2 33 (18.33%) .NET
2 33 (18.33%) CSS
2 33 (18.33%) Web Services
3 24 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 20 (11.11%) SOAP
5 18 (10.00%) Java EE
6 17 (9.44%) HTML5
7 13 (7.22%) ASP.NET
7 13 (7.22%) REST
8 12 (6.67%) Ajax
8 12 (6.67%) Flask
8 12 (6.67%) Middleware
8 12 (6.67%) OAuth
8 12 (6.67%) RESTful
8 12 (6.67%) XML
8 12 (6.67%) ZeroMQ
9 10 (5.56%) JSON
10 9 (5.00%) jQuery
10 9 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (31.11%) Computer Science
2 20 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.11%) Informatics
2 20 (11.11%) Life Science
3 12 (6.67%) Health Informatics
3 12 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 9 (5.00%) Statistics
5 6 (3.33%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.78%) IPTV
7 4 (2.22%) DTV
7 4 (2.22%) Grid Computing
7 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.22%) User Experience
8 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.11%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.11%) Tandem
9 1 (0.56%) Home Automation
9 1 (0.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.44%) Linux
2 37 (20.56%) Unix
3 31 (17.22%) Windows
4 21 (11.67%) Android
4 21 (11.67%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.22%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.33%) SDLC
3 27 (15.00%) Scrum
4 24 (13.33%) DevOps
5 22 (12.22%) Analytics
5 22 (12.22%) OO
6 21 (11.67%) E-Commerce
7 19 (10.56%) MVC
8 15 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 13 (7.22%) Android Development
9 13 (7.22%) Functional Programming
9 13 (7.22%) iOS Development
9 13 (7.22%) Online Security
9 13 (7.22%) TDD
10 12 (6.67%) Cross-Platform Development
10 12 (6.67%) ETL
10 12 (6.67%) Machine Learning
11 11 (6.11%) Mobile Marketing
12 10 (5.56%) Online Marketing
12 10 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 85 (47.22%) C++
2 66 (36.67%) Java
3 62 (34.44%) SQL
4 47 (26.11%) JavaScript
5 42 (23.33%) C
6 37 (20.56%) C#
7 35 (19.44%) Python
8 14 (7.78%) Erlang
8 14 (7.78%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.56%) VB.NET
10 9 (5.00%) Haskell
10 9 (5.00%) Lisp
11 8 (4.44%) PHP
12 7 (3.89%) Embedded C
12 7 (3.89%) Groovy
12 7 (3.89%) Perl
13 6 (3.33%) Embedded C++
14 4 (2.22%) Scala
15 3 (1.67%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.11%) CBAP
2 2 (1.11%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (1.11%) HND
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.11%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.22%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.56%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.56%) MISRA
3 1 (0.56%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (3.89%) Firmware
2 6 (3.33%) Snort
3 2 (1.11%) Docker
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 39 (21.67%) Oracle
2 8 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.33%) Sybase
4 2 (1.11%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.11%) Perforce
5 1 (0.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.56%) VMware
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