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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 25 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 83 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.61% 4.00% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.79% 5.10% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 61
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £44,750
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
944 1059 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.22% 78.39% 70.39%
Number of salaries quoted 784 948 710
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 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 1 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
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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 +25 56 £37,000 +5.71% 10
Mid Wales - 13 £42,500 - 1
North Wales -6 4 £27,500 -45.00% 1
West Wales +2 3 £35,000 -7.28% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 81 (50.63%) C++
2 75 (46.88%) Java
3 73 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (35.00%) Scrum
5 54 (33.75%) Degree
6 50 (31.25%) HTML
7 49 (30.63%) JavaScript
8 43 (26.88%) C
8 43 (26.88%) Computer Science
9 41 (25.63%) SQL
9 41 (25.63%) .NET
10 37 (23.13%) OO
11 35 (21.88%) C#
12 34 (21.25%) CSS
13 33 (20.63%) Unit Testing
14 29 (18.13%) UML
15 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
15 23 (14.38%) SQL Server
16 22 (13.75%) TDD
17 21 (13.13%) HTML5
18 20 (12.50%) Web Services
18 20 (12.50%) OOD
19 19 (11.88%) Windows
19 19 (11.88%) Linux
20 18 (11.25%) XML
21 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
21 17 (10.63%) Mentoring
22 16 (10.00%) Oracle
22 16 (10.00%) MongoDB
22 16 (10.00%) Integration Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (6.25%) Confluence
2 8 (5.00%) FileNet
2 8 (5.00%) LiveCycle
3 3 (1.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.63%) Simulink
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.38%) SaaS
2 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.25%) GitHub
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) HTTP
1 7 (4.38%) Internet
2 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.25%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.25%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.63%) SSH
4 1 (0.63%) Wireless
4 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.63%) MySQL
6 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.25%) Big Data
9 1 (0.63%) SSDT
9 1 (0.63%) Riak
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (8.13%) Jenkins
1 13 (8.13%) Subversion
2 12 (7.50%) JIRA
3 11 (6.88%) Maven
3 11 (6.88%) Visual Studio
4 10 (6.25%) Hudson
5 7 (4.38%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.88%) Selenium
7 2 (1.25%) JUnit
7 2 (1.25%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.25%) Xcode
7 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.25%) MSTest
7 2 (1.25%) GCC
8 1 (0.63%) Automake
8 1 (0.63%) GDB
8 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.63%) Moq
8 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 14 (8.75%) Aerospace
1 14 (8.75%) Multimedia
2 13 (8.13%) Advertising
3 9 (5.63%) Electronics
4 7 (4.38%) Finance
5 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.88%) Marketing
6 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 113 (70.63%) Software Engineer
2 49 (30.63%) Developer
3 33 (20.63%) Senior Software Engineer
4 27 (16.88%) Software Developer
5 24 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 21 (13.13%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 18 (11.25%) Java Developer
8 14 (8.75%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (7.50%) C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (7.50%) Analyst
10 10 (6.25%) Programmer
11 6 (3.75%) Graduate
11 6 (3.75%) Java Consultant
11 6 (3.75%) Java Programmer
11 6 (3.75%) Consultant
11 6 (3.75%) Developer Analyst
11 6 (3.75%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) ScrumMaster
12 5 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.25%) HTML
2 41 (25.63%) .NET
3 34 (21.25%) CSS
4 21 (13.13%) HTML5
5 20 (12.50%) Web Services
6 18 (11.25%) XML
7 16 (10.00%) jQuery
8 15 (9.38%) Spring
8 15 (9.38%) J2EE
9 14 (8.75%) ASP.NET
9 14 (8.75%) SOAP
9 14 (8.75%) CSS3
10 13 (8.13%) WCF
11 12 (7.50%) Hibernate
12 10 (6.25%) XSLT
12 10 (6.25%) WPF
12 10 (6.25%) JSF
12 10 (6.25%) Java EE
12 10 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.88%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.13%) Open Source
3 10 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.38%) User Experience
5 5 (3.13%) DTV
6 4 (2.50%) IPTV
6 4 (2.50%) Physics
6 4 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.88%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.88%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.25%) GIS
8 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.25%) RIA
8 2 (1.25%) iPhone
8 2 (1.25%) Arduino
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.88%) Windows
1 19 (11.88%) Linux
2 9 (5.63%) Mac OS
3 6 (3.75%) UNIX
4 4 (2.50%) Android
5 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.63%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (35.00%) Scrum
3 37 (23.13%) OO
4 33 (20.63%) Unit Testing
5 29 (18.13%) UML
6 22 (13.75%) TDD
7 20 (12.50%) OOD
8 17 (10.63%) Mentoring
9 16 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 16 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.00%) System Testing
10 14 (8.75%) Release Management
11 13 (8.13%) DevOps
11 13 (8.13%) OOP
11 13 (8.13%) RUP
12 12 (7.50%) DSDM
12 12 (7.50%) Configuration Management
13 11 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (6.88%) OOA/OOD
14 10 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 81 (50.63%) C++
2 75 (46.88%) Java
3 49 (30.63%) JavaScript
4 43 (26.88%) C
5 41 (25.63%) SQL
6 35 (21.88%) C#
7 14 (8.75%) PHP
8 13 (8.13%) Scala
9 10 (6.25%) Groovy
9 10 (6.25%) Clojure
10 8 (5.00%) Python
11 7 (4.38%) Erlang
11 7 (4.38%) Perl
12 3 (1.88%) Ruby
12 3 (1.88%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.88%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.25%) VC++
13 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (33.75%) Degree
2 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.88%) ISEB
3 2 (1.25%) HND
3 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.75%) IEC 61508
2 9 (5.63%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.63%) TickIT
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Snort
2 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.00%) Oracle
3 10 (6.25%) Twitter
4 9 (5.63%) IBM
5 8 (5.00%) Adobe
6 2 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.25%) Coverity
6 2 (1.25%) Wind River
7 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.63%) Sony
7 1 (0.63%) Remedy
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