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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 24 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 86 60 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.72% 4.44% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.95% 5.72% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 57 56 57
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,600 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
961 1049 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.08% 77.70% 71.03%
Number of salaries quoted 806 939 676
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 £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +18 58 £36,500 +4.28% 13
Mid Wales - 15 £42,500 - 1
West Wales +2 3 £35,000 -7.28% 3
North Wales -7 3 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 83 (50.00%) C++
2 77 (46.39%) Java
3 76 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (33.73%) Scrum
5 55 (33.13%) HTML
5 55 (33.13%) Degree
6 54 (32.53%) JavaScript
7 45 (27.11%) C
8 44 (26.51%) .NET
9 43 (25.90%) SQL
9 43 (25.90%) Computer Science
10 42 (25.30%) OO
11 38 (22.89%) C#
11 38 (22.89%) CSS
12 34 (20.48%) Unit Testing
13 30 (18.07%) UML
14 26 (15.66%) SQL Server
15 25 (15.06%) HTML5
16 24 (14.46%) Microsoft
17 23 (13.86%) Web Services
17 23 (13.86%) TDD
18 21 (12.65%) XML
19 20 (12.05%) OOD
19 20 (12.05%) Windows
20 19 (11.45%) Linux
20 19 (11.45%) MS Excel
21 18 (10.84%) jQuery
21 18 (10.84%) MongoDB
22 17 (10.24%) Mentoring
22 17 (10.24%) Release Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (7.23%) Confluence
2 10 (6.02%) FileNet
2 10 (6.02%) LiveCycle
3 3 (1.81%) CMS
3 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 19 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.22%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.22%) Internet
1 7 (4.22%) HTTP
2 6 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.20%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.60%) SSL
5 1 (0.60%) Wireless
5 1 (0.60%) SSH
5 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.84%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.43%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.42%) MySQL
6 6 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.20%) Big Data
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) SSDT
9 1 (0.60%) Riak
9 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (9.04%) Subversion
2 14 (8.43%) JIRA
2 14 (8.43%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.83%) Maven
3 13 (7.83%) Visual Studio
4 12 (7.23%) Hudson
5 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.81%) Selenium
6 3 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.20%) MSTest
7 2 (1.20%) GCC
7 2 (1.20%) JUnit
7 2 (1.20%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.20%) Xcode
8 1 (0.60%) NUnit
8 1 (0.60%) Ant
8 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.60%) RequisitePro
General
1 15 (9.04%) Aerospace
2 14 (8.43%) Multimedia
3 12 (7.23%) Advertising
4 9 (5.42%) Electronics
5 6 (3.61%) Finance
6 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.81%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 118 (71.08%) Software Engineer
2 54 (32.53%) Developer
3 34 (20.48%) Senior Software Engineer
4 28 (16.87%) Software Developer
5 25 (15.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 21 (12.65%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 20 (12.05%) Java Developer
8 14 (8.43%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (7.83%) Analyst
10 12 (7.23%) Programmer
10 12 (7.23%) C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (4.82%) Java Consultant
11 8 (4.82%) Java Programmer
11 8 (4.82%) Developer Analyst
11 8 (4.82%) Consultant
12 7 (4.22%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Graduate
13 6 (3.61%) C Software Engineer
14 5 (3.01%) Java Software Developer
14 5 (3.01%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (33.13%) HTML
2 44 (26.51%) .NET
3 38 (22.89%) CSS
4 25 (15.06%) HTML5
5 23 (13.86%) Web Services
6 21 (12.65%) XML
7 18 (10.84%) jQuery
8 17 (10.24%) J2EE
8 17 (10.24%) Spring
9 16 (9.64%) SOAP
9 16 (9.64%) CSS3
10 14 (8.43%) ASP.NET
10 14 (8.43%) Hibernate
10 14 (8.43%) WCF
11 12 (7.23%) JSF
11 12 (7.23%) XSLT
11 12 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (6.02%) WPF
12 10 (6.02%) Java EE
13 8 (4.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.90%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.04%) Open Source
3 10 (6.02%) Mathematics
4 8 (4.82%) User Experience
5 4 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.41%) Physics
5 4 (2.41%) DTV
6 3 (1.81%) Grid Computing
6 3 (1.81%) IPTV
6 3 (1.81%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.20%) Arduino
7 2 (1.20%) iPhone
7 2 (1.20%) RIA
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Firmware
8 1 (0.60%) GIS
8 1 (0.60%) STB
8 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.60%) Blog
8 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.05%) Windows
2 19 (11.45%) Linux
3 8 (4.82%) Mac OS
4 6 (3.61%) UNIX
5 4 (2.41%) Android
6 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.60%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (33.73%) Scrum
3 42 (25.30%) OO
4 34 (20.48%) Unit Testing
5 30 (18.07%) UML
6 23 (13.86%) TDD
7 20 (12.05%) OOD
8 17 (10.24%) Integration Testing
8 17 (10.24%) Release Management
8 17 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (10.24%) Mentoring
9 16 (9.64%) System Testing
10 15 (9.04%) DevOps
10 15 (9.04%) RUP
11 14 (8.43%) DSDM
11 14 (8.43%) Configuration Management
12 13 (7.83%) SOA
12 13 (7.83%) OOA/OOD
12 13 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (7.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 83 (50.00%) C++
2 77 (46.39%) Java
3 54 (32.53%) JavaScript
4 45 (27.11%) C
5 43 (25.90%) SQL
6 38 (22.89%) C#
7 15 (9.04%) PHP
7 15 (9.04%) Scala
8 12 (7.23%) Clojure
8 12 (7.23%) Groovy
9 8 (4.82%) Python
10 7 (4.22%) Perl
11 6 (3.61%) Erlang
12 4 (2.41%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.41%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.81%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.81%) Ruby
14 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.60%) VB6
15 1 (0.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (33.13%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) ISEB
2 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) HND
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.43%) IEC 61508
2 10 (6.02%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.60%) TickIT
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Puppet
1 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.64%) Oracle
3 13 (7.83%) Twitter
4 11 (6.63%) IBM
5 10 (6.02%) Adobe
6 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.20%) Coverity
6 2 (1.20%) Wind River
7 1 (0.60%) Facebook
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.60%) Remedy
7 1 (0.60%) Sony
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rhyl
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Powys
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £20 - £60 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago