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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 25 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 90 64 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.15% 4.71% 7.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.53% 5.89% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 73 56 74
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £43,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 1087 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.98% 79.99% 69.67%
Number of salaries quoted 786 974 687
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,767 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 November 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 27 November 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
(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 +27 76 £37,000 +13.84% 10
North Wales -5 6 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Mid Wales - 6 - - 3
West Wales -3 1 £35,000 -15.15%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 78 (49.68%) C++
2 65 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (36.31%) Degree
4 54 (34.39%) Java
5 51 (32.48%) C
6 46 (29.30%) Computer Science
7 42 (26.75%) SQL
8 41 (26.11%) Scrum
9 40 (25.48%) HTML
10 38 (24.20%) JavaScript
11 35 (22.29%) .NET
12 31 (19.75%) C#
13 27 (17.20%) UML
14 26 (16.56%) CSS
15 22 (14.01%) Unit Testing
16 21 (13.38%) Advertising
16 21 (13.38%) SQL Server
16 21 (13.38%) Windows
16 21 (13.38%) Linux
17 20 (12.74%) OOD
18 17 (10.83%) OO
18 17 (10.83%) TCP/IP
18 17 (10.83%) ASP.NET
18 17 (10.83%) Multimedia
19 16 (10.19%) Web Services
19 16 (10.19%) PHP
19 16 (10.19%) HTTP
19 16 (10.19%) OOP
20 15 (9.55%) Microsoft
20 15 (9.55%) WCF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 5 (3.18%) Apache
2 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.64%) CMS
3 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.64%) Confluence
3 1 (0.64%) Node.js
3 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) PaaS
2 5 (3.18%) SaaS
3 2 (1.27%) GitHub
3 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.83%) TCP/IP
2 16 (10.19%) HTTP
3 14 (8.92%) Internet
4 5 (3.18%) SSL
5 3 (1.91%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) Big Data
2 13 (8.28%) MySQL
3 9 (5.73%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.46%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.55%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.91%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.91%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.91%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.64%) Riak
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.64%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.64%) SSDT
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.18%) Subversion
4 4 (2.55%) Xcode
4 4 (2.55%) GCC
4 4 (2.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.91%) GDB
5 3 (1.91%) Automake
5 3 (1.91%) JIRA
5 3 (1.91%) Selenium
6 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.27%) MSTest
6 2 (1.27%) JUnit
7 1 (0.64%) Moq
7 1 (0.64%) JBehave
7 1 (0.64%) Hudson
7 1 (0.64%) Maven
7 1 (0.64%) NUnit
General
1 21 (13.38%) Advertising
2 17 (10.83%) Multimedia
3 13 (8.28%) Aerospace
4 11 (7.01%) Marketing
5 8 (5.10%) Electronics
6 7 (4.46%) Finance
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 105 (66.88%) Software Engineer
2 44 (28.03%) Developer
3 33 (21.02%) Senior Software Engineer
4 26 (16.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 24 (15.29%) Software Developer
6 20 (12.74%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (8.28%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) C++ Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Graduate
10 7 (4.46%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (3.82%) ScrumMaster
11 6 (3.82%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Programmer
12 5 (3.18%) Analyst
12 5 (3.18%) C Software Engineer
12 5 (3.18%) Head of Software Engineering
13 4 (2.55%) Designer
13 4 (2.55%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.48%) HTML
2 35 (22.29%) .NET
3 26 (16.56%) CSS
4 17 (10.83%) ASP.NET
5 16 (10.19%) Web Services
6 15 (9.55%) WCF
7 14 (8.92%) HTML5
8 13 (8.28%) jQuery
8 13 (8.28%) XML
9 10 (6.37%) REST
10 8 (5.10%) SOAP
11 7 (4.46%) CSS3
12 5 (3.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 5 (3.18%) STL
12 5 (3.18%) POSIX
12 5 (3.18%) Pthreads
12 5 (3.18%) Java EE
12 5 (3.18%) WPF
12 5 (3.18%) WinForms
12 5 (3.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (29.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.73%) DTV
2 9 (5.73%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.10%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.82%) IPTV
4 6 (3.82%) User Experience
5 4 (2.55%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.55%) Grid Computing
5 4 (2.55%) GIS
5 4 (2.55%) Physics
6 3 (1.91%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.91%) STB
6 3 (1.91%) Statistics
6 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.91%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.91%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) RIA
7 2 (1.27%) Open Source
7 2 (1.27%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.38%) Windows
1 21 (13.38%) Linux
2 12 (7.64%) UNIX
2 12 (7.64%) Mac OS
3 8 (5.10%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.55%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) OS/2
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.11%) Scrum
3 27 (17.20%) UML
4 22 (14.01%) Unit Testing
5 20 (12.74%) OOD
6 17 (10.83%) OO
7 16 (10.19%) OOP
8 14 (8.92%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.92%) System Testing
9 13 (8.28%) Integration Testing
9 13 (8.28%) TDD
10 11 (7.01%) Mobile Marketing
11 9 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.10%) MVC
13 7 (4.46%) iOS Development
13 7 (4.46%) Mentoring
14 6 (3.82%) ETL
15 5 (3.18%) Validation
15 5 (3.18%) Data Analysis
15 5 (3.18%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 78 (49.68%) C++
2 54 (34.39%) Java
3 51 (32.48%) C
4 42 (26.75%) SQL
5 38 (24.20%) JavaScript
6 31 (19.75%) C#
7 16 (10.19%) PHP
8 9 (5.73%) Python
9 8 (5.10%) Embedded C
9 8 (5.10%) Erlang
10 6 (3.82%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.55%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.55%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.55%) VC++
12 3 (1.91%) Perl
12 3 (1.91%) Ruby
13 2 (1.27%) Groovy
13 2 (1.27%) VB
13 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (36.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.64%) HND
2 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) IEC 61508
2 7 (4.46%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) Snort
2 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.46%) Oracle
3 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.64%) Twitter
4 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.64%) Sony
4 1 (0.64%) Zend
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