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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 37 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 74 104 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.76% 7.76% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.29% 9.42% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 82 57
Average salary £35,250 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.05% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
1015 1104 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 78.99% 82.39% 83.44%
Number of salaries quoted 878 947 746
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,051 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -14 67 £36,000 -15.29% 18
Mid Wales -7 4 £35,000 -2.77% 2
North Wales +3 2 £35,000 +29.62% 1
West Wales -13 1 £21,500 -14.00%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (45.75%) Java
3 60 (39.22%) SQL
4 58 (37.91%) C++
5 53 (34.64%) .NET
6 51 (33.33%) Linux
7 49 (32.03%) Web Services
8 48 (31.37%) C#
9 46 (30.07%) Degree
10 45 (29.41%) Computer Science
11 42 (27.45%) JavaScript
12 36 (23.53%) Unix
13 35 (22.88%) HTML
13 35 (22.88%) CSS
13 35 (22.88%) MVC
14 32 (20.92%) Windows
15 31 (20.26%) SDLC
16 29 (18.95%) C
16 29 (18.95%) SQL Server
17 27 (17.65%) Scrum
18 25 (16.34%) ASP.NET
19 24 (15.69%) OO
20 21 (13.73%) Finance
21 20 (13.07%) Oracle
22 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
23 18 (11.76%) VB.NET
23 18 (11.76%) HTTP
23 18 (11.76%) Spring
24 17 (11.11%) Marketing
24 17 (11.11%) QA

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (4.58%) Apache
2 4 (2.61%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.96%) IIS
4 2 (1.31%) Node.js
4 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) PaaS
2 2 (1.31%) GitHub
2 2 (1.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.76%) HTTP
2 17 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.19%) tcpdump
4 8 (5.23%) Internet
5 4 (2.61%) Intranet
6 3 (1.96%) SSL
7 2 (1.31%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.80%) MySQL
3 12 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (7.19%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.27%) Big Data
6 5 (3.27%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.31%) Riak
7 2 (1.31%) Voldemort
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (10.46%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.58%) Subversion
5 6 (3.92%) Maven
6 5 (3.27%) JIRA
7 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.96%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.96%) JMeter
9 2 (1.31%) Ant
9 2 (1.31%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.31%) Grunt
9 2 (1.31%) Hudson
9 2 (1.31%) JUnit
9 2 (1.31%) Selenium
9 2 (1.31%) TestNG
10 1 (0.65%) Bower
10 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.65%) Gradle
10 1 (0.65%) NetBeans
General
1 21 (13.73%) Finance
2 17 (11.11%) Marketing
3 13 (8.50%) Advertising
4 11 (7.19%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.92%) Games
5 6 (3.92%) Legal
5 6 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.96%) Electronics
6 3 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.65%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.65%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 74 (48.37%) Software Engineer
2 66 (43.14%) Developer
3 27 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 26 (16.99%) C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (14.38%) .NET Developer
5 22 (14.38%) Java Developer
6 21 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (13.73%) C# Developer
7 14 (9.15%) .NET Software Developer
8 13 (8.50%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (7.19%) Junior
10 10 (6.54%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (6.54%) C++ Developer
10 10 (6.54%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 10 (6.54%) Security Engineer
11 9 (5.88%) Architect
11 9 (5.88%) Technical Architect
12 8 (5.23%) C Software Engineer
12 8 (5.23%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (5.23%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (34.64%) .NET
2 49 (32.03%) Web Services
3 35 (22.88%) CSS
3 35 (22.88%) HTML
4 25 (16.34%) ASP.NET
5 18 (11.76%) Spring
6 17 (11.11%) SOAP
7 13 (8.50%) JPA
8 12 (7.84%) WCF
9 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (7.19%) HTML5
9 11 (7.19%) REST
10 10 (6.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (6.54%) WebRTC
10 10 (6.54%) XML
11 9 (5.88%) Apache Camel
11 9 (5.88%) WinForms
12 8 (5.23%) jQuery
12 8 (5.23%) RESTful
13 7 (4.58%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 45 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.23%) Grid Computing
4 5 (3.27%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.27%) Streaming Video
5 4 (2.61%) DTV
6 3 (1.96%) IPTV
6 3 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.96%) User Experience
7 2 (1.31%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.31%) Statistics
7 2 (1.31%) Tandem
8 1 (0.65%) Fintech
8 1 (0.65%) Physics
8 1 (0.65%) PMI
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.33%) Linux
2 36 (23.53%) Unix
3 32 (20.92%) Windows
4 15 (9.80%) Android
4 15 (9.80%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.27%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.96%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.31%) AIX
7 2 (1.31%) VMS
8 1 (0.65%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.88%) MVC
3 31 (20.26%) SDLC
4 27 (17.65%) Scrum
5 24 (15.69%) OO
6 15 (9.80%) E-Commerce
7 14 (9.15%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (9.15%) ETL
7 14 (9.15%) Functional Programming
8 13 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.50%) Time Management
9 12 (7.84%) Test Planning
10 11 (7.19%) TDD
11 10 (6.54%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (6.54%) Online Marketing
11 10 (6.54%) Software Testing
12 9 (5.88%) Data Analysis
12 9 (5.88%) Online Security
13 8 (5.23%) OOP
13 8 (5.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (45.75%) Java
2 60 (39.22%) SQL
3 58 (37.91%) C++
4 48 (31.37%) C#
5 42 (27.45%) JavaScript
6 29 (18.95%) C
7 18 (11.76%) VB.NET
8 14 (9.15%) Erlang
8 14 (9.15%) Haskell
8 14 (9.15%) Lisp
8 14 (9.15%) Python
9 12 (7.84%) T-SQL
10 8 (5.23%) PHP
11 6 (3.92%) Scala
12 4 (2.61%) VB
13 3 (1.96%) Clojure
13 3 (1.96%) Perl
13 3 (1.96%) Ruby
14 2 (1.31%) Delphi
14 2 (1.31%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 46 (30.07%) Degree
2 5 (3.27%) HND
3 3 (1.96%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.65%) CEH
5 1 (0.65%) PhD
5 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PMP
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.65%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.65%) MISRA
3 1 (0.65%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (7.19%) Snort
2 3 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (13.07%) Oracle
2 6 (3.92%) Atlassian
2 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.61%) Sybase
4 3 (1.96%) Sitecore
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum c.£35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £24k - 27k per year
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FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits pa
Posted: 2 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DoE + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Powys
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: Negotiable
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