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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
UK / Wales
Rank 31 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 73 77 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.67% 6.21% 7.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.80% 7.68% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 69 59 84
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,100 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
936 1003 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 85.56% 80.89% 81.96%
Number of salaries quoted 792 877 941
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +16 65 £48,750 +39.28% 14
West Wales -5 6 £33,750 +31.06% 3
North Wales -6 1 - - 1
Mid Wales -9 1 £39,000 +11.42%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 79 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (48.65%) Java
3 55 (37.16%) Degree
4 48 (32.43%) C#
5 44 (29.73%) C++
6 39 (26.35%) JavaScript
7 38 (25.68%) HTML
8 37 (25.00%) SQL
9 36 (24.32%) Python
10 33 (22.30%) Web Services
11 32 (21.62%) OO
12 31 (20.95%) Computer Science
13 29 (19.59%) Spring
14 28 (18.92%) CSS
14 28 (18.92%) .NET
15 25 (16.89%) SOAP
15 25 (16.89%) Scrum
15 25 (16.89%) MongoDB
16 23 (15.54%) SDLC
17 21 (14.19%) Mathematics
18 20 (13.51%) Windows
18 20 (13.51%) REST
19 19 (12.84%) SQL Server
19 19 (12.84%) Finance
20 18 (12.16%) JSON
20 18 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
20 18 (12.16%) Node.js
21 17 (11.49%) DevOps
21 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (11.49%) Java EE

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 12 (8.11%) JBoss
2 8 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.05%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.70%) Apache
4 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.68%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.35%) IaaS
3 2 (1.35%) PaaS
3 2 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.35%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.35%) Broadband
3 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.89%) MongoDB
2 19 (12.84%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.81%) NoSQL
4 11 (7.43%) Hadoop
5 10 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (6.08%) Big Data
7 6 (4.05%) HBase
7 6 (4.05%) Sqoop
8 5 (3.38%) MySQL
9 4 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.03%) Neo4j
10 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.68%) Biml
12 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.41%) Maven
3 7 (4.73%) Selenium
4 6 (4.05%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.05%) Subversion
5 3 (2.03%) JMeter
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.03%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.35%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.35%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.35%) Xcode
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.68%) FishEye
7 1 (0.68%) gulp
7 1 (0.68%) Mockito
General
1 19 (12.84%) Finance
2 14 (9.46%) Advertising
3 8 (5.41%) Multimedia
4 6 (4.05%) Marketing
5 5 (3.38%) Games
6 3 (2.03%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.03%) Automotive
6 3 (2.03%) Military
7 2 (1.35%) Electronics
7 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.35%) Retail
7 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (48.65%) Developer
2 66 (44.59%) Software Engineer
3 35 (23.65%) Java Developer
4 25 (16.89%) Senior Software Engineer
5 19 (12.84%) Software Developer
6 14 (9.46%) Java Engineer
7 12 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (8.11%) Research Engineer
7 12 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.08%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (6.08%) Senior Java Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Big Data Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Lead Software Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.68%) HTML
2 33 (22.30%) Web Services
3 29 (19.59%) Spring
4 28 (18.92%) .NET
4 28 (18.92%) CSS
5 25 (16.89%) SOAP
6 20 (13.51%) REST
7 18 (12.16%) JSON
7 18 (12.16%) Node.js
8 17 (11.49%) Java EE
9 16 (10.81%) JPA
10 15 (10.14%) jQuery
11 14 (9.46%) RESTful
12 13 (8.78%) Ajax
13 12 (8.11%) AngularJS
13 12 (8.11%) Apache Camel
13 12 (8.11%) Natural Language Processing
14 11 (7.43%) JSF
15 10 (6.76%) J2EE
16 8 (5.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.95%) Computer Science
2 21 (14.19%) Mathematics
3 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (11.49%) Statistics
4 14 (9.46%) Physics
5 12 (8.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 12 (8.11%) Health Informatics
5 12 (8.11%) Informatics
5 12 (8.11%) Life Science
6 6 (4.05%) Blog
7 3 (2.03%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.03%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.03%) Fintech
7 3 (2.03%) IPTV
7 3 (2.03%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.35%) User Experience
9 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.51%) Windows
2 16 (10.81%) Linux
3 12 (8.11%) Unix
4 11 (7.43%) Android
4 11 (7.43%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.70%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.35%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Solaris
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.62%) OO
3 25 (16.89%) Scrum
4 23 (15.54%) SDLC
5 17 (11.49%) DevOps
5 17 (11.49%) OOP
6 16 (10.81%) TDD
7 15 (10.14%) UML
8 14 (9.46%) Analytics
8 14 (9.46%) MVC
9 13 (8.78%) OOD
10 12 (8.11%) Data Analysis
10 12 (8.11%) Machine Learning
11 11 (7.43%) Configuration Management
11 11 (7.43%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.76%) Web Development
13 9 (6.08%) BDD
13 9 (6.08%) Requirements Management
13 9 (6.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.65%) Java
2 48 (32.43%) C#
3 44 (29.73%) C++
4 39 (26.35%) JavaScript
5 37 (25.00%) SQL
6 36 (24.32%) Python
7 17 (11.49%) C
8 12 (8.11%) Groovy
9 10 (6.76%) Embedded C
9 10 (6.76%) Scala
10 9 (6.08%) Embedded C++
11 7 (4.73%) Objective-C
12 6 (4.05%) Go
12 6 (4.05%) PHP
12 6 (4.05%) PL/SQL
12 6 (4.05%) Ruby
12 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.38%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.35%) Erlang
14 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (37.16%) Degree
2 14 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.11%) HND
4 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) MISRA
2 2 (1.35%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.05%) HDFS
2 5 (3.38%) Firmware
3 2 (1.35%) Docker
4 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Ansible
1 2 (1.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (10.81%) Oracle
2 11 (7.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.05%) Cloudera
3 6 (4.05%) Hortonworks
4 5 (3.38%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.38%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.03%) Perforce
6 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.35%) Zend
7 1 (0.68%) Cognos
7 1 (0.68%) Google
7 1 (0.68%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.68%) Sybase
7 1 (0.68%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: Generous Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: Generous Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gwynedd
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago