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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 29 59 33
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -26
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 81 45 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.42% 3.30% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.60% 4.19% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 58 41 73
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,600 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
942 1074 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.70% 78.68% 70.60%
Number of salaries quoted 772 957 728
Average salary £36,000 £35,282 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.03% -5.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +24 56 £37,000 +5.71% 8
Mid Wales - 12 - - 1
North Wales -2 6 £37,500 -25.00% 1
West Wales +2 2 £35,000 -5.91% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 78 (48.45%) C++
2 71 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (42.24%) Java
4 59 (36.65%) Degree
5 53 (32.92%) Scrum
6 48 (29.81%) C
7 47 (29.19%) Computer Science
8 46 (28.57%) HTML
9 44 (27.33%) SQL
10 43 (26.71%) JavaScript
11 42 (26.09%) .NET
12 38 (23.60%) C#
13 32 (19.88%) CSS
14 31 (19.25%) Unit Testing
15 30 (18.63%) UML
16 27 (16.77%) OO
17 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 22 (13.66%) SQL Server
19 20 (12.42%) Linux
20 18 (11.18%) OOD
20 18 (11.18%) Web Services
20 18 (11.18%) Windows
20 18 (11.18%) TDD
20 18 (11.18%) HTML5
21 17 (10.56%) System Testing
21 17 (10.56%) ASP.NET
22 16 (9.94%) XML
23 15 (9.32%) Aerospace
23 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
23 15 (9.32%) Integration Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (3.73%) Confluence
2 5 (3.11%) LiveCycle
2 5 (3.11%) FileNet
3 3 (1.86%) Apache
3 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.62%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) SaaS
2 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.24%) GitHub
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.97%) HTTP
2 8 (4.97%) Internet
3 2 (1.24%) SSL
3 2 (1.24%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.62%) Wireless
4 1 (0.62%) SSH
4 1 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.83%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.21%) MySQL
4 8 (4.97%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.86%) Big Data
7 2 (1.24%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.62%) SSDT
8 1 (0.62%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.21%) Subversion
3 9 (5.59%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.97%) JIRA
5 7 (4.35%) Maven
6 6 (3.73%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.73%) Hudson
7 4 (2.48%) Selenium
8 3 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.86%) JUnit
8 3 (1.86%) GCC
9 2 (1.24%) GDB
9 2 (1.24%) Automake
9 2 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.24%) Xcode
9 2 (1.24%) MSTest
10 1 (0.62%) Moq
10 1 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.62%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (9.32%) Aerospace
2 14 (8.70%) Advertising
3 12 (7.45%) Multimedia
4 10 (6.21%) Electronics
5 7 (4.35%) Finance
6 4 (2.48%) Marketing
7 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.62%) Legal
9 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 111 (68.94%) Software Engineer
2 50 (31.06%) Developer
3 35 (21.74%) Senior Software Engineer
4 30 (18.63%) Software Developer
5 28 (17.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 23 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 16 (9.94%) Java Developer
8 12 (7.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (6.83%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (6.21%) Analyst
11 8 (4.97%) Programmer
11 8 (4.97%) Graduate
12 7 (4.35%) C++ Developer
13 6 (3.73%) ScrumMaster
14 5 (3.11%) Designer
14 5 (3.11%) C Software Engineer
14 5 (3.11%) Graduate Developer
14 5 (3.11%) Senior Developer
14 5 (3.11%) Java Programmer
15 4 (2.48%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.57%) HTML
2 42 (26.09%) .NET
3 32 (19.88%) CSS
4 18 (11.18%) Web Services
4 18 (11.18%) HTML5
5 17 (10.56%) ASP.NET
6 16 (9.94%) XML
7 15 (9.32%) WCF
7 15 (9.32%) jQuery
8 12 (7.45%) Spring
8 12 (7.45%) CSS3
9 11 (6.83%) J2EE
9 11 (6.83%) SOAP
10 9 (5.59%) Hibernate
10 9 (5.59%) Java EE
10 9 (5.59%) WPF
11 7 (4.35%) JSF
11 7 (4.35%) XSLT
11 7 (4.35%) REST
12 6 (3.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.19%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.59%) Open Source
2 9 (5.59%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.35%) User Experience
4 5 (3.11%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.11%) DTV
5 4 (2.48%) GIS
5 4 (2.48%) Physics
5 4 (2.48%) IPTV
5 4 (2.48%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.86%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.86%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.24%) Statistics
7 2 (1.24%) iPhone
7 2 (1.24%) Arduino
7 2 (1.24%) RIA
7 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.24%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.42%) Linux
2 18 (11.18%) Windows
3 9 (5.59%) Mac OS
4 7 (4.35%) UNIX
5 4 (2.48%) Android
6 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.62%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.92%) Scrum
3 31 (19.25%) Unit Testing
4 30 (18.63%) UML
5 27 (16.77%) OO
6 18 (11.18%) OOD
6 18 (11.18%) TDD
7 17 (10.56%) System Testing
8 15 (9.32%) Integration Testing
9 13 (8.07%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.83%) OOP
12 9 (5.59%) RUP
12 9 (5.59%) DevOps
13 8 (4.97%) DSDM
13 8 (4.97%) OOA/OOD
13 8 (4.97%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.97%) MVC
13 8 (4.97%) Release Management
14 7 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 78 (48.45%) C++
2 68 (42.24%) Java
3 48 (29.81%) C
4 44 (27.33%) SQL
5 43 (26.71%) JavaScript
6 38 (23.60%) C#
7 13 (8.07%) PHP
8 8 (4.97%) Python
8 8 (4.97%) Scala
9 7 (4.35%) Erlang
10 6 (3.73%) Groovy
10 6 (3.73%) Clojure
10 6 (3.73%) Embedded C
10 6 (3.73%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.73%) Perl
11 4 (2.48%) VC++
12 3 (1.86%) VB
12 3 (1.86%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.86%) Ruby
13 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (36.65%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) ISEB
2 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) HND
4 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.32%) IEC 61508
2 8 (4.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Snort
2 1 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Puppet
1 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.70%) Oracle
3 6 (3.73%) IBM
3 6 (3.73%) Twitter
4 5 (3.11%) Adobe
5 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.24%) Coverity
5 2 (1.24%) Wind River
6 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.62%) Remedy
6 1 (0.62%) Sony
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Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: DoE
Posted: 9 hours ago
South Wales
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
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Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: c.£30K
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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