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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 42 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 62 79 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.48% 6.50% 8.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 8.04% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 53 73 80
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,400 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £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
1126 983 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.42% 80.84% 75.10%
Number of salaries quoted 934 834 842
Average salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -4 62 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 84 (51.53%) C++
2 67 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (38.65%) Java
4 62 (38.04%) C
5 51 (31.29%) Apple iOS
6 49 (30.06%) Windows
7 46 (28.22%) JavaScript
8 44 (26.99%) Objective-C
9 40 (24.54%) HTTP
10 39 (23.93%) OO
11 37 (22.70%) REST
12 34 (20.86%) HTML
13 32 (19.63%) Linux
14 28 (17.18%) OOP
14 28 (17.18%) Degree
15 27 (16.56%) Computer Science
16 26 (15.95%) Android
16 26 (15.95%) C#
16 26 (15.95%) iOS Development
17 23 (14.11%) OOD
17 23 (14.11%) Scrum
17 23 (14.11%) Multimedia
18 22 (13.50%) Internet
19 20 (12.27%) Client/Server
19 20 (12.27%) UML
19 20 (12.27%) Web Services
19 20 (12.27%) JIRA
20 19 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (11.66%) Mobile Development
21 18 (11.04%) Automotive

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (4.91%) Apache
2 5 (3.07%) Node.js
3 4 (2.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.61%) IIS
4 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.36%) PaaS
2 3 (1.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.54%) HTTP
2 22 (13.50%) Internet
3 17 (10.43%) DVB
4 13 (7.98%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.84%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.82%) Big Data
2 13 (7.98%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.36%) Data Mining
4 10 (6.13%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.13%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.91%) MySQL
6 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.61%) Riak
8 1 (0.61%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 20 (12.27%) JIRA
2 13 (7.98%) JUnit
3 11 (6.75%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.75%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.13%) Xcode
4 10 (6.13%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.91%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.68%) Selenium
6 6 (3.68%) Subversion
7 5 (3.07%) WiX
7 5 (3.07%) MSI
8 3 (1.84%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.23%) Grunt
9 2 (1.23%) Bower
10 1 (0.61%) Ant
10 1 (0.61%) Mockito
10 1 (0.61%) Maven
10 1 (0.61%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.61%) LabVIEW
General
1 23 (14.11%) Multimedia
2 18 (11.04%) Automotive
3 13 (7.98%) Advertising
4 12 (7.36%) Marketing
5 5 (3.07%) Electronics
5 5 (3.07%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.84%) Retail
7 2 (1.23%) Finance
7 2 (1.23%) Military
8 1 (0.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (50.31%) Software Engineer
2 67 (41.10%) Developer
3 20 (12.27%) Team Leader
4 15 (9.20%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (9.20%) iOS Developer
5 12 (7.36%) C++ Developer
6 11 (6.75%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.13%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.52%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Mobile Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Desktop Team Leader
9 8 (4.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Android Developer
11 6 (3.68%) C++/C# Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Head of Development
11 6 (3.68%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Programmer
12 5 (3.07%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.70%) REST
2 34 (20.86%) HTML
3 20 (12.27%) Web Services
4 14 (8.59%) JSON
5 13 (7.98%) iOS SDK
6 12 (7.36%) XML
7 11 (6.75%) .NET
7 11 (6.75%) Qt
7 11 (6.75%) HTML5
8 10 (6.13%) jQuery
8 10 (6.13%) Cocoa
8 10 (6.13%) Cocoa Touch
9 9 (5.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 8 (4.91%) WinForms
10 8 (4.91%) WebKit
11 7 (4.29%) CSS
11 7 (4.29%) STL
12 6 (3.68%) Velocity
12 6 (3.68%) AngularJS
12 6 (3.68%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.56%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.27%) Client/Server
3 17 (10.43%) DTV
4 12 (7.36%) IPTV
5 11 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.13%) Algorithms
6 10 (6.13%) iPhone
7 8 (4.91%) Cryptography
7 8 (4.91%) Video on Demand
7 8 (4.91%) iPad
7 8 (4.91%) Mobile App
7 8 (4.91%) Over-the-Top Content
8 7 (4.29%) User Experience
9 5 (3.07%) Open Source
10 4 (2.45%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.84%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.84%) Physics
11 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.23%) Statistics
12 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 51 (31.29%) Apple iOS
2 49 (30.06%) Windows
3 32 (19.63%) Linux
4 26 (15.95%) Android
5 14 (8.59%) Mac OS
6 11 (6.75%) UNIX
7 9 (5.52%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (4.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.93%) OO
3 28 (17.18%) OOP
4 26 (15.95%) iOS Development
5 23 (14.11%) OOD
5 23 (14.11%) Scrum
6 20 (12.27%) UML
7 19 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (11.66%) Mobile Development
8 16 (9.82%) Web Application Development
8 16 (9.82%) Android Development
8 16 (9.82%) DRM
9 13 (7.98%) MVC
10 12 (7.36%) E-Commerce
10 12 (7.36%) Mobile Marketing
11 11 (6.75%) Cyber Security
11 11 (6.75%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.13%) Product Management
12 10 (6.13%) Regression Testing
13 9 (5.52%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 84 (51.53%) C++
2 63 (38.65%) Java
3 62 (38.04%) C
4 46 (28.22%) JavaScript
5 44 (26.99%) Objective-C
6 26 (15.95%) C#
7 12 (7.36%) SQL
7 12 (7.36%) Perl
8 11 (6.75%) Embedded C
9 9 (5.52%) PHP
9 9 (5.52%) XAML
10 8 (4.91%) Python
11 6 (3.68%) Embedded C++
11 6 (3.68%) Groovy
11 6 (3.68%) Scala
12 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.45%) Go
13 4 (2.45%) Erlang
13 4 (2.45%) Korn
14 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (17.18%) Degree
2 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.43%) QA
2 5 (3.07%) GAMP
3 2 (1.23%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) Snort
Vendors
1 16 (9.82%) Perforce
2 10 (6.13%) Apple
3 7 (4.29%) Oracle
4 6 (3.68%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.68%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.84%) Green Hills
6 2 (1.23%) Google
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