The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 35 26 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 74 83 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.62% 6.59% 4.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.35% 9.05% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 54 80 38
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,029 £29,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1007 917 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 76.46% 72.84% 72.41%
Number of salaries quoted 869 805 660
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineering
UK

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 -16 56 £35,000 -2.77% 13
Mid Wales +6 12 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Wales -7 4 £50,000 +45.98% 2
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 80 (53.69%) Java
2 77 (51.68%) C++
3 62 (41.61%) JavaScript
4 54 (36.24%) OO
5 51 (34.23%) Scrum
5 51 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (32.21%) HTML
7 41 (27.52%) .NET
8 35 (23.49%) CSS
9 34 (22.82%) C
9 34 (22.82%) SQL
10 33 (22.15%) C#
11 32 (21.48%) TDD
11 32 (21.48%) Degree
12 28 (18.79%) UML
13 27 (18.12%) Web Services
13 27 (18.12%) Computer Science
14 25 (16.78%) SQL Server
14 25 (16.78%) Spring
14 25 (16.78%) Unit Testing
15 24 (16.11%) MongoDB
15 24 (16.11%) J2EE
16 23 (15.44%) Scala
16 23 (15.44%) HTML5
16 23 (15.44%) Release Management
17 22 (14.77%) jQuery
17 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
18 21 (14.09%) OOD
18 21 (14.09%) XML
19 20 (13.42%) MS Excel

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 16 (10.74%) Confluence
2 12 (8.05%) LiveCycle
2 12 (8.05%) FileNet
3 3 (2.01%) CMS
4 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.34%) Node.js
5 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.67%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.67%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (13.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.37%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.34%) ASN.1
3 2 (1.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.11%) MongoDB
3 19 (12.75%) NoSQL
4 17 (11.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.68%) MySQL
7 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.67%) Riak
8 1 (0.67%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 18 (12.08%) Subversion
1 18 (12.08%) Maven
1 18 (12.08%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.41%) Hudson
3 16 (10.74%) JIRA
4 9 (6.04%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.03%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.36%) Bugzilla
7 4 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (2.68%) Selenium
8 3 (2.01%) JUnit
9 2 (1.34%) Ant
9 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.67%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.67%) Xcode
10 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.67%) RequisitePro
10 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.67%) Grunt
General
1 15 (10.07%) Multimedia
2 12 (8.05%) Electronics
3 9 (6.04%) Aerospace
4 8 (5.37%) Finance
5 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.36%) Advertising
6 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.34%) Retail
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (67.79%) Software Engineer
2 65 (43.62%) Developer
3 26 (17.45%) Java Developer
4 22 (14.77%) Software Developer
4 22 (14.77%) Senior Software Engineer
5 19 (12.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 17 (11.41%) Programmer
7 13 (8.72%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Analyst
8 10 (6.71%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (6.04%) Developer Analyst
9 9 (6.04%) Consultant
9 9 (6.04%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.04%) Java Consultant
9 9 (6.04%) Java Programmer
10 8 (5.37%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.70%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) .NET Software Engineer
12 6 (4.03%) Java Software Developer
12 6 (4.03%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.21%) HTML
2 41 (27.52%) .NET
3 35 (23.49%) CSS
4 27 (18.12%) Web Services
5 25 (16.78%) Spring
6 24 (16.11%) J2EE
7 23 (15.44%) HTML5
8 22 (14.77%) jQuery
9 21 (14.09%) XML
10 17 (11.41%) SOAP
10 17 (11.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (10.74%) CSS3
11 16 (10.74%) Hibernate
12 13 (8.72%) XSLT
12 13 (8.72%) JSF
13 12 (8.05%) Java EE
13 12 (8.05%) JSON
13 12 (8.05%) ASP.NET
14 10 (6.71%) WPF
15 9 (6.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.12%) Computer Science
2 19 (12.75%) Open Source
3 10 (6.71%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.70%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.36%) Physics
6 3 (2.01%) Arduino
7 2 (1.34%) Kindle
7 2 (1.34%) Social Media
7 2 (1.34%) EPoS
7 2 (1.34%) DTV
8 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.67%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.67%) IPTV
8 1 (0.67%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.67%) Blog
8 1 (0.67%) iPhone
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.75%) Linux
2 15 (10.07%) Windows
3 9 (6.04%) Android
4 4 (2.68%) UNIX
5 3 (2.01%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.67%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.24%) OO
2 51 (34.23%) Scrum
2 51 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.48%) TDD
4 28 (18.79%) UML
5 25 (16.78%) Unit Testing
6 23 (15.44%) Release Management
7 21 (14.09%) OOD
8 19 (12.75%) RUP
8 19 (12.75%) DSDM
8 19 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (12.75%) DevOps
9 18 (12.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (12.08%) SOA
9 18 (12.08%) Configuration Management
10 17 (11.41%) Pair Programming
11 15 (10.07%) MVC
11 15 (10.07%) OOA/OOD
11 15 (10.07%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (8.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 80 (53.69%) Java
2 77 (51.68%) C++
3 62 (41.61%) JavaScript
4 34 (22.82%) C
4 34 (22.82%) SQL
5 33 (22.15%) C#
6 23 (15.44%) Scala
7 17 (11.41%) Clojure
7 17 (11.41%) Groovy
8 11 (7.38%) PHP
9 9 (6.04%) VB.NET
10 8 (5.37%) Perl
11 5 (3.36%) VB
12 4 (2.68%) Python
12 4 (2.68%) PHP5
12 4 (2.68%) Embedded C++
13 3 (2.01%) Assembly Language
13 3 (2.01%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.01%) VB6
14 2 (1.34%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 32 (21.48%) Degree
2 5 (3.36%) ISEB
3 4 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.01%) HND
5 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) QA
2 6 (4.03%) IEC 61508
3 4 (2.68%) DO-178B
4 3 (2.01%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.67%) TickIT
5 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Puppet
1 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.75%) Twitter
3 16 (10.74%) Oracle
4 13 (8.72%) IBM
5 12 (8.05%) Adobe
6 2 (1.34%) Zend
6 2 (1.34%) Coverity
6 2 (1.34%) Wind River
6 2 (1.34%) Facebook
7 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.67%) Remedy
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newtown, Powys
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £18K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Welshpool, Powys
Interact Consulting
Salary: 39 - 46k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £300000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Powys
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Denbighshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Powys
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: Competitive + Full benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Bridgend
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago