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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 37 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 74 85 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.73% 5.94% 6.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.54% 7.12% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 69 69 60
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
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
1132 1194 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 87.68% 83.38% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1021 874
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +1 71 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Mid Wales -17 2 £22,500 -55.00%
North Wales +4 1 £45,000 -52.63%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 96 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (50.70%) C++
3 71 (50.00%) Java
4 54 (38.03%) Python
5 39 (27.46%) Computer Science
6 36 (25.35%) Degree
7 34 (23.94%) Oracle
8 33 (23.24%) SQL
9 32 (22.54%) SQL Server
9 32 (22.54%) Linux
9 32 (22.54%) Life Science
9 32 (22.54%) Informatics
9 32 (22.54%) Analytics
9 32 (22.54%) DevOps
10 31 (21.83%) Web Services
11 30 (21.13%) C#
12 29 (20.42%) C
13 28 (19.72%) JavaScript
13 28 (19.72%) Mathematics
14 27 (19.01%) HTML
15 26 (18.31%) MongoDB
16 24 (16.90%) Java EE
17 23 (16.20%) RESTful
18 22 (15.49%) Data Analysis
19 21 (14.79%) CSS
19 21 (14.79%) OO
19 21 (14.79%) Statistics
19 21 (14.79%) Health Informatics
19 21 (14.79%) Machine Learning
20 19 (13.38%) J2EE

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 (9.86%) JBoss
2 11 (7.75%) Tornado
3 3 (2.11%) Confluence
3 3 (2.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.70%) Apache
4 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.45%) IaaS
3 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.56%) HTTP
2 7 (4.93%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.11%) Broadband
4 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.31%) MongoDB
3 19 (13.38%) MySQL
4 15 (10.56%) NoSQL
5 12 (8.45%) Relational Database
6 11 (7.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (7.75%) RDBMS
6 11 (7.75%) SQLite
7 9 (6.34%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.82%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.41%) Big Data
10 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.75%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.04%) Maven
4 5 (3.52%) Subversion
5 4 (2.82%) JIRA
5 4 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.11%) FishEye
7 2 (1.41%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (1.41%) NUnit
7 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.41%) Xcode
8 1 (0.70%) Gradle
8 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.70%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.70%) JUnit
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (9.15%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Multimedia
3 11 (7.75%) Welsh Language
4 4 (2.82%) Advertising
4 4 (2.82%) Electronics
5 2 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 78 (54.93%) Software Engineer
2 44 (30.99%) Developer
3 22 (15.49%) Senior Software Engineer
4 21 (14.79%) Java Developer
4 21 (14.79%) Research Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) Software Developer
6 10 (7.04%) Java Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.04%) Senior Java Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) C++ Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Development Manager
9 7 (4.93%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Graduate
10 6 (4.23%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.83%) Web Services
2 27 (19.01%) HTML
3 24 (16.90%) Java EE
4 23 (16.20%) RESTful
5 21 (14.79%) CSS
6 19 (13.38%) J2EE
7 18 (12.68%) JSF
7 18 (12.68%) Spring
8 16 (11.27%) Ajax
8 16 (11.27%) JSON
8 16 (11.27%) Node.js
8 16 (11.27%) SOAP
9 15 (10.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 13 (9.15%) .NET
10 13 (9.15%) Natural Language Processing
11 11 (7.75%) Flask
11 11 (7.75%) JPA
11 11 (7.75%) Middleware
11 11 (7.75%) OAuth
11 11 (7.75%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.46%) Computer Science
2 32 (22.54%) Informatics
2 32 (22.54%) Life Science
3 28 (19.72%) Mathematics
4 21 (14.79%) Health Informatics
4 21 (14.79%) Statistics
5 15 (10.56%) Physics
6 13 (9.15%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (6.34%) Digital Media
8 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (4.93%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (4.23%) User Experience
10 4 (2.82%) Digital TV
11 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.41%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.41%) Fintech
11 2 (1.41%) IPTV
12 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.70%) CAN bus
12 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.54%) Linux
2 19 (13.38%) Windows
3 18 (12.68%) Unix
4 6 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.82%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.54%) Analytics
2 32 (22.54%) DevOps
3 22 (15.49%) Data Analysis
4 21 (14.79%) Machine Learning
4 21 (14.79%) OO
5 18 (12.68%) Scrum
6 17 (11.97%) SDLC
6 17 (11.97%) UML
7 15 (10.56%) TDD
8 12 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (7.75%) Cross-Platform Development
9 11 (7.75%) Functional Programming
9 11 (7.75%) Online Security
10 10 (7.04%) OOP
10 10 (7.04%) Release Management
11 9 (6.34%) BDD
11 9 (6.34%) Dependency Management
11 9 (6.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 72 (50.70%) C++
2 71 (50.00%) Java
3 54 (38.03%) Python
4 33 (23.24%) SQL
5 30 (21.13%) C#
6 29 (20.42%) C
7 28 (19.72%) JavaScript
8 14 (9.86%) Erlang
9 11 (7.75%) Groovy
10 7 (4.93%) Embedded C
10 7 (4.93%) Perl
11 6 (4.23%) Embedded C++
12 5 (3.52%) PHP
12 5 (3.52%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.82%) Haskell
13 4 (2.82%) Lisp
13 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.11%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 36 (25.35%) Degree
2 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) HND
3 3 (2.11%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.41%) CBAP
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Firmware
2 2 (1.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 34 (23.94%) Oracle
2 9 (6.34%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.63%) Perforce
4 5 (3.52%) Sybase
5 4 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.11%) Google
7 2 (1.41%) Zend
8 1 (0.70%) Nokia
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