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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 36 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 71 71 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.41% 5.08% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 6.04% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59 60 63
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £32,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £46,400 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1083 1176 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.48% 84.06% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 924 952 912
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +12 66 £38,500 +2.66% 3
Mid Wales -8 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North Wales +3 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 116 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (50.00%) C++
3 67 (38.95%) Java
4 53 (30.81%) SQL
4 53 (30.81%) Computer Science
5 52 (30.23%) Linux
6 43 (25.00%) Oracle
6 43 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 41 (23.84%) C
7 41 (23.84%) Python
8 39 (22.67%) Degree
8 39 (22.67%) SDLC
9 37 (21.51%) JavaScript
10 34 (19.77%) HTML
10 34 (19.77%) Unix
11 32 (18.60%) C#
12 31 (18.02%) Web Services
12 31 (18.02%) MySQL
13 30 (17.44%) DevOps
14 28 (16.28%) Windows
15 26 (15.12%) .NET
15 26 (15.12%) Finance
15 26 (15.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 26 (15.12%) Relational Database
15 26 (15.12%) Analytics
16 24 (13.95%) Scrum
16 24 (13.95%) CSS
16 24 (13.95%) Life Science
16 24 (13.95%) Informatics
17 22 (12.79%) HTTP

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 (8.14%) Tornado
2 12 (6.98%) Apache
3 8 (4.65%) JBoss
4 2 (1.16%) Confluence
4 2 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.81%) PaaS
2 9 (5.23%) IaaS
2 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.79%) HTTP
2 15 (8.72%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.91%) tcpdump
4 3 (1.74%) Internet
5 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.16%) RTSP
5 2 (1.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.58%) Broadband
6 1 (0.58%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.02%) MySQL
3 26 (15.12%) Relational Database
4 18 (10.47%) RDBMS
5 16 (9.30%) MongoDB
6 14 (8.14%) Big Data
6 14 (8.14%) SQLite
7 10 (5.81%) Data Mining
8 7 (4.07%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.74%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (6.40%) Maven
2 9 (5.23%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.65%) Subversion
4 6 (3.49%) Gradle
5 5 (2.91%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.74%) JIRA
7 2 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (1.16%) FishEye
8 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.58%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.58%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.58%) NUnit
8 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.58%) Selenium
8 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (15.12%) Finance
2 19 (11.05%) Marketing
3 14 (8.14%) Multimedia
4 12 (6.98%) Advertising
4 12 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.23%) Welsh Language
6 6 (3.49%) Electronics
6 6 (3.49%) Legal
7 2 (1.16%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.58%) Avionics
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 97 (56.40%) Software Engineer
2 61 (35.47%) Developer
3 25 (14.53%) C++ Software Engineer
4 23 (13.37%) Software Developer
5 21 (12.21%) C++ Developer
6 17 (9.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 16 (9.30%) Java Developer
8 14 (8.14%) C Software Engineer
8 14 (8.14%) C++ Software Developer
8 14 (8.14%) Senior Developer
9 13 (7.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (7.56%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (6.40%) .NET Developer
11 10 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (5.81%) C# Developer
11 10 (5.81%) Research Engineer
12 9 (5.23%) C Developer
12 9 (5.23%) C/C++ Developer
12 9 (5.23%) C/C++ Software Developer
12 9 (5.23%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.77%) HTML
2 31 (18.02%) Web Services
3 26 (15.12%) .NET
3 26 (15.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 24 (13.95%) CSS
5 20 (11.63%) Java EE
5 20 (11.63%) SOAP
6 15 (8.72%) HTML5
7 14 (8.14%) Flask
7 14 (8.14%) Middleware
7 14 (8.14%) OAuth
7 14 (8.14%) RESTful
7 14 (8.14%) ZeroMQ
8 13 (7.56%) REST
9 12 (6.98%) Ajax
10 11 (6.40%) XML
11 10 (5.81%) J2EE
11 10 (5.81%) JSON
11 10 (5.81%) Node.js
11 10 (5.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (30.81%) Computer Science
2 24 (13.95%) Informatics
2 24 (13.95%) Life Science
3 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.72%) Mathematics
5 12 (6.98%) Health Informatics
6 10 (5.81%) Statistics
7 8 (4.65%) Digital Media
8 6 (3.49%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (2.91%) DTV
9 5 (2.91%) IPTV
9 5 (2.91%) User Experience
10 4 (2.33%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.16%) Physics
12 2 (1.16%) Tandem
13 1 (0.58%) CCTV
13 1 (0.58%) Home Automation
13 1 (0.58%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 52 (30.23%) Linux
2 34 (19.77%) Unix
3 28 (16.28%) Windows
4 18 (10.47%) Android
4 18 (10.47%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.33%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.58%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.67%) SDLC
3 30 (17.44%) DevOps
4 26 (15.12%) Analytics
5 24 (13.95%) Scrum
6 21 (12.21%) OO
7 17 (9.88%) Data Analysis
7 17 (9.88%) E-Commerce
8 16 (9.30%) TDD
9 14 (8.14%) Cross-Platform Development
9 14 (8.14%) Functional Programming
9 14 (8.14%) Machine Learning
9 14 (8.14%) MVC
9 14 (8.14%) Online Security
10 11 (6.40%) Android Development
10 11 (6.40%) iOS Development
11 10 (5.81%) ETL
11 10 (5.81%) Mobile Marketing
11 10 (5.81%) Release Management
11 10 (5.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 86 (50.00%) C++
2 67 (38.95%) Java
3 53 (30.81%) SQL
4 41 (23.84%) C
4 41 (23.84%) Python
5 37 (21.51%) JavaScript
6 32 (18.60%) C#
7 15 (8.72%) Erlang
8 11 (6.40%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.23%) Perl
10 8 (4.65%) Haskell
10 8 (4.65%) Lisp
11 7 (4.07%) Embedded C
11 7 (4.07%) Groovy
12 6 (3.49%) Embedded C++
12 6 (3.49%) PHP
12 6 (3.49%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.74%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.74%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (22.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) CBAP
2 2 (1.16%) HND
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.16%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.58%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.58%) MISRA
3 1 (0.58%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (4.65%) Firmware
2 5 (2.91%) Snort
3 2 (1.16%) Docker
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 43 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.91%) Sybase
4 3 (1.74%) Perforce
5 2 (1.16%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.58%) Nokia
6 1 (0.58%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) VMware
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