The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 34 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 81 82 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.06% 6.58% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.04% 8.96% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 79 37
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £43,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1008 915 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.39% 73.43% 70.64%
Number of salaries quoted 882 807 610
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,031
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -10 60 £35,000 -2.77% 7
Mid Wales +6 12 £41,250 -8.33% 4
West Wales -8 5 £50,000 +49.25% 1
North Wales -7 1 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (52.53%) Java
2 82 (51.90%) C++
3 65 (41.14%) JavaScript
4 55 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (33.54%) Scrum
5 53 (33.54%) HTML
5 53 (33.54%) OO
6 43 (27.22%) .NET
7 39 (24.68%) SQL
8 37 (23.42%) CSS
9 33 (20.89%) C
9 33 (20.89%) Degree
10 32 (20.25%) C#
10 32 (20.25%) TDD
11 28 (17.72%) SQL Server
11 28 (17.72%) Web Services
12 27 (17.09%) UML
12 27 (17.09%) Computer Science
12 27 (17.09%) Unit Testing
13 26 (16.46%) HTML5
13 26 (16.46%) Spring
14 24 (15.19%) J2EE
14 24 (15.19%) jQuery
14 24 (15.19%) MongoDB
15 23 (14.56%) Scala
15 23 (14.56%) Release Management
15 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
16 22 (13.92%) OOD
17 21 (13.29%) XML
18 20 (12.66%) MS Excel

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (10.13%) Confluence
2 12 (7.59%) LiveCycle
2 12 (7.59%) FileNet
3 3 (1.90%) CMS
3 3 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.63%) Node.js
4 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) Simulink
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.16%) SaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.19%) MongoDB
3 19 (12.03%) NoSQL
4 17 (10.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.27%) MySQL
7 1 (0.63%) Riak
7 1 (0.63%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 18 (11.39%) Subversion
1 18 (11.39%) Maven
1 18 (11.39%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.76%) Hudson
3 16 (10.13%) JIRA
4 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.80%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.16%) Bugzilla
7 4 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (2.53%) Selenium
8 3 (1.90%) JUnit
9 2 (1.27%) Ant
9 2 (1.27%) Xcode
9 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.63%) RequisitePro
10 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.63%) Grunt
General
1 18 (11.39%) Multimedia
2 10 (6.33%) Electronics
2 10 (6.33%) Aerospace
3 8 (5.06%) Finance
4 6 (3.80%) Advertising
5 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (65.82%) Software Engineer
2 68 (43.04%) Developer
3 27 (17.09%) Java Developer
4 25 (15.82%) Software Developer
5 22 (13.92%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (11.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 18 (11.39%) Programmer
7 13 (8.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (7.59%) Analyst
9 11 (6.96%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 10 (6.33%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.70%) C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (5.70%) Java Consultant
11 9 (5.70%) Java Programmer
11 9 (5.70%) Consultant
11 9 (5.70%) Developer Analyst
12 8 (5.06%) .NET Developer
13 7 (4.43%) .NET Software Engineer
14 6 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (3.80%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (33.54%) HTML
2 43 (27.22%) .NET
3 37 (23.42%) CSS
4 28 (17.72%) Web Services
5 26 (16.46%) Spring
5 26 (16.46%) HTML5
6 24 (15.19%) jQuery
6 24 (15.19%) J2EE
7 21 (13.29%) XML
8 18 (11.39%) CSS3
9 17 (10.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (10.76%) Hibernate
9 17 (10.76%) SOAP
10 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET
10 13 (8.23%) XSLT
10 13 (8.23%) JSF
10 13 (8.23%) Java EE
11 12 (7.59%) JSON
12 11 (6.96%) WCF
13 9 (5.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.09%) Computer Science
2 19 (12.03%) Open Source
3 11 (6.96%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.43%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.16%) Physics
6 3 (1.90%) DTV
6 3 (1.90%) Arduino
7 2 (1.27%) Kindle
7 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.27%) EPoS
7 2 (1.27%) iPhone
7 2 (1.27%) IPTV
7 2 (1.27%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.63%) Blog
8 1 (0.63%) RIA
8 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.13%) Windows
1 16 (10.13%) Linux
2 10 (6.33%) Android
3 6 (3.80%) Mac OS
4 4 (2.53%) UNIX
5 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.54%) OO
2 53 (33.54%) Scrum
3 32 (20.25%) TDD
4 27 (17.09%) Unit Testing
4 27 (17.09%) UML
5 23 (14.56%) Release Management
6 22 (13.92%) OOD
7 19 (12.03%) RUP
7 19 (12.03%) DSDM
7 19 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (12.03%) DevOps
8 18 (11.39%) SOA
8 18 (11.39%) Configuration Management
9 17 (10.76%) Pair Programming
10 16 (10.13%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (9.49%) MVC
11 15 (9.49%) OOA/OOD
12 13 (8.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 83 (52.53%) Java
2 82 (51.90%) C++
3 65 (41.14%) JavaScript
4 39 (24.68%) SQL
5 33 (20.89%) C
6 32 (20.25%) C#
7 23 (14.56%) Scala
8 17 (10.76%) Clojure
8 17 (10.76%) Groovy
9 11 (6.96%) PHP
10 9 (5.70%) VB.NET
11 8 (5.06%) Perl
12 5 (3.16%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.90%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.90%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.90%) VB
13 3 (1.90%) VB6
14 2 (1.27%) PHP5
14 2 (1.27%) Erlang
14 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (20.89%) Degree
2 5 (3.16%) ISEB
3 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.90%) HND
4 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) QA
2 7 (4.43%) IEC 61508
3 4 (2.53%) DO-178B
4 3 (1.90%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.63%) TickIT
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
1 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.03%) Twitter
3 18 (11.39%) Oracle
4 13 (8.23%) IBM
5 12 (7.59%) Adobe
6 2 (1.27%) Coverity
6 2 (1.27%) Wind River
6 2 (1.27%) Facebook
7 1 (0.63%) Remedy
7 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
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Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
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Salary: £300000 to £400000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Powys
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Powys
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Salary: Competitive + Full benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
North Wales
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Career Development/ Progression
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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