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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 32 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 91 70 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.49% 5.36% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.86% 7.04% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 76 43 69
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,500 £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
1158 994 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.54% 76.11% 78.11%
Number of salaries quoted 974 868 908
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 +19 81 £37,500 +3.44% 6
North Wales +2 3 £35,000 +27.27% 1
West Wales +4 2 £30,000 -29.41%
Mid Wales -1 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 101 (63.52%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (53.46%) C++
3 79 (49.69%) Java
4 54 (33.96%) Linux
5 53 (33.33%) C#
6 50 (31.45%) .NET
7 49 (30.82%) SQL
7 49 (30.82%) Degree
8 44 (27.67%) Windows
9 41 (25.79%) C
10 40 (25.16%) Computer Science
11 37 (23.27%) JavaScript
12 36 (22.64%) MVC
13 32 (20.13%) Scrum
13 32 (20.13%) OO
14 31 (19.50%) Python
15 28 (17.61%) SDLC
16 24 (15.09%) HTML
16 24 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (13.84%) Jenkins
18 22 (13.84%) Apple iOS
19 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
20 20 (12.58%) Web Services
20 20 (12.58%) TCP/IP
21 19 (11.95%) HTTP
21 19 (11.95%) Android
22 18 (11.32%) Oracle
22 18 (11.32%) Objective-C
23 17 (10.69%) JUnit

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (3.14%) Confluence
2 3 (1.89%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.26%) Node.js
3 2 (1.26%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) Simulink
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.58%) TCP/IP
2 19 (11.95%) HTTP
3 10 (6.29%) Internet
4 9 (5.66%) tcpdump
5 8 (5.03%) DVB
6 6 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.63%) VoIP
7 1 (0.63%) SNMP
7 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.43%) MySQL
3 9 (5.66%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.14%) Riak
5 5 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.14%) Voldemort
6 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (13.84%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.69%) JUnit
3 16 (10.06%) JIRA
4 14 (8.81%) Cucumber
5 12 (7.55%) Selenium
6 10 (6.29%) Visual Studio
7 9 (5.66%) Subversion
7 9 (5.66%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.52%) Maven
8 4 (2.52%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (1.89%) Grunt
9 3 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (1.89%) gulp
9 3 (1.89%) Ant
9 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.89%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.89%) JMeter
10 2 (1.26%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.26%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (6.92%) Multimedia
2 10 (6.29%) Marketing
3 8 (5.03%) Advertising
4 7 (4.40%) Finance
5 6 (3.77%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.52%) Automotive
6 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.52%) Games
7 3 (1.89%) Military
7 3 (1.89%) Retail
8 2 (1.26%) Electronics
8 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 32 (20.13%) Developer
3 12 (7.55%) Software Developer
4 10 (6.29%) Team Leader
5 9 (5.66%) Architect
5 9 (5.66%) Technical Architect
6 8 (5.03%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.40%) C++ Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (4.40%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.77%) Graduate
8 6 (3.77%) Junior
9 5 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.52%) Desktop Team Leader
10 4 (2.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (2.52%) Junior Developer
10 4 (2.52%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (2.52%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.45%) .NET
2 24 (15.09%) HTML
3 20 (12.58%) Web Services
4 14 (8.81%) STL
4 14 (8.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (8.18%) REST
6 12 (7.55%) CSS
6 12 (7.55%) ASP.NET
7 11 (6.92%) Spring
8 10 (6.29%) WPF
8 10 (6.29%) iOS SDK
9 9 (5.66%) JPA
9 9 (5.66%) SOAP
10 8 (5.03%) PlayReady
11 7 (4.40%) Apache Camel
11 7 (4.40%) WCF
11 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (4.40%) JSON
12 5 (3.14%) jQuery
12 5 (3.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.16%) Computer Science
2 23 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.81%) Client/Server
4 10 (6.29%) IPTV
4 10 (6.29%) Algorithms
5 9 (5.66%) DTV
6 7 (4.40%) User Experience
6 7 (4.40%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.14%) Grid Computing
7 5 (3.14%) iPhone
8 4 (2.52%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.52%) Physics
8 4 (2.52%) iPad
9 3 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.89%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.26%) Robotics
10 2 (1.26%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.26%) Life Science
11 1 (0.63%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 54 (33.96%) Linux
2 44 (27.67%) Windows
3 22 (13.84%) Apple iOS
4 19 (11.95%) Android
5 15 (9.43%) UNIX
6 9 (5.66%) Mac OS
7 5 (3.14%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (63.52%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.64%) MVC
3 32 (20.13%) OO
3 32 (20.13%) Scrum
4 28 (17.61%) SDLC
5 24 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (9.43%) Software Testing
6 15 (9.43%) OOD
7 14 (8.81%) Regression Testing
7 14 (8.81%) Product Management
8 13 (8.18%) Functional Programming
8 13 (8.18%) ETL
8 13 (8.18%) OOP
9 12 (7.55%) TDD
9 12 (7.55%) UML
10 11 (6.92%) iOS Development
11 10 (6.29%) Cyber Security
11 10 (6.29%) Configuration Management
12 9 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (5.66%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 85 (53.46%) C++
2 79 (49.69%) Java
3 53 (33.33%) C#
4 49 (30.82%) SQL
5 41 (25.79%) C
6 37 (23.27%) JavaScript
7 31 (19.50%) Python
8 18 (11.32%) Objective-C
9 13 (8.18%) Haskell
9 13 (8.18%) Erlang
9 13 (8.18%) Lisp
10 12 (7.55%) VB.NET
11 9 (5.66%) PHP
11 9 (5.66%) T-SQL
11 9 (5.66%) VB
11 9 (5.66%) Groovy
12 7 (4.40%) VB6
12 7 (4.40%) XAML
12 7 (4.40%) Perl
13 6 (3.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (30.82%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.26%) PhD
4 1 (0.63%) PMP
4 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.63%) CEH
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.26%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Snort
2 6 (3.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (11.32%) Oracle
2 8 (5.03%) Perforce
3 7 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.77%) Apple
5 4 (2.52%) Green Hills
6 3 (1.89%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.89%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.26%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) Motorola
8 1 (0.63%) Coverity
8 1 (0.63%) Xamarin
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