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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 32 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 84 80 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.02% 5.93% 6.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.37% 7.63% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69 57 80
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1139 1048 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.59% 77.74% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 932 916 859
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
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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 +6 71 £36,500 +4.28% 12
North Wales +6 6 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Mid Wales 0 2 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 88 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (56.94%) C++
3 67 (46.53%) Java
4 47 (32.64%) Linux
5 45 (31.25%) C#
5 45 (31.25%) Degree
6 42 (29.17%) Windows
7 41 (28.47%) SQL
8 40 (27.78%) .NET
9 39 (27.08%) C
10 38 (26.39%) JavaScript
11 37 (25.69%) Computer Science
12 36 (25.00%) OO
13 30 (20.83%) Scrum
14 28 (19.44%) MVC
15 26 (18.06%) Apple iOS
15 26 (18.06%) SDLC
16 25 (17.36%) Python
17 23 (15.97%) HTML
17 23 (15.97%) Objective-C
18 21 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (13.89%) Android
20 19 (13.19%) JUnit
20 19 (13.19%) Jenkins
21 18 (12.50%) OOD
21 18 (12.50%) HTTP
22 17 (11.81%) OOP
22 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
23 16 (11.11%) Oracle

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 6 (4.17%) Confluence
2 3 (2.08%) Node.js
3 2 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.50%) HTTP
2 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (8.33%) Internet
4 10 (6.94%) DVB
5 6 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.17%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.69%) SNMP
6 1 (0.69%) Wireless
6 1 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.33%) MySQL
3 10 (6.94%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.47%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.08%) Riak
5 3 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.08%) Voldemort
5 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) DB2
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (13.19%) JUnit
1 19 (13.19%) Jenkins
2 16 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 16 (11.11%) JIRA
3 13 (9.03%) Selenium
4 10 (6.94%) Visual Studio
4 10 (6.94%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.56%) Subversion
6 4 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (2.08%) gulp
7 3 (2.08%) Grunt
7 3 (2.08%) Maven
7 3 (2.08%) Ant
7 3 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.08%) JMeter
8 2 (1.39%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.39%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.39%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.39%) Bower
8 2 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (11.11%) Multimedia
2 10 (6.94%) Marketing
3 5 (3.47%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.47%) Automotive
4 4 (2.78%) Finance
4 4 (2.78%) Games
4 4 (2.78%) Retail
5 3 (2.08%) Military
5 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.08%) Advertising
6 2 (1.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.69%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (68.75%) Software Engineer
2 32 (22.22%) Developer
3 12 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 10 (6.94%) Software Developer
5 8 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) C++ Developer
7 6 (4.17%) Graduate
7 6 (4.17%) Junior
7 6 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Desktop Team Leader
8 5 (3.47%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.47%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Junior Developer
9 4 (2.78%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (2.08%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (2.08%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (2.08%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.08%) iOS Developer
11 2 (1.39%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.78%) .NET
2 23 (15.97%) HTML
3 13 (9.03%) STL
3 13 (9.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (8.33%) REST
5 11 (7.64%) Web Services
5 11 (7.64%) iOS SDK
6 10 (6.94%) PlayReady
7 9 (6.25%) WPF
8 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.86%) CSS
9 7 (4.86%) JSON
10 5 (3.47%) jQuery
10 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.47%) HTML5
10 5 (3.47%) Spring
11 4 (2.78%) POCO
12 3 (2.08%) CSS3
12 3 (2.08%) WebSockets
12 3 (2.08%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.69%) Computer Science
2 21 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 10 (6.94%) DTV
4 10 (6.94%) IPTV
5 9 (6.25%) Algorithms
6 8 (5.56%) User Experience
7 7 (4.86%) iPhone
8 6 (4.17%) Data Structures
9 5 (3.47%) iPad
9 5 (3.47%) Mobile App
9 5 (3.47%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.78%) Grid Computing
10 4 (2.78%) Physics
11 3 (2.08%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (2.08%) Video on Demand
12 2 (1.39%) Life Science
12 2 (1.39%) Robotics
12 2 (1.39%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 47 (32.64%) Linux
2 42 (29.17%) Windows
3 26 (18.06%) Apple iOS
4 20 (13.89%) Android
5 9 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 9 (6.25%) UNIX
6 5 (3.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.69%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.00%) OO
3 30 (20.83%) Scrum
4 28 (19.44%) MVC
5 26 (18.06%) SDLC
6 21 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (12.50%) OOD
8 17 (11.81%) OOP
9 16 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 16 (11.11%) Product Management
10 14 (9.72%) iOS Development
11 13 (9.03%) Software Testing
11 13 (9.03%) UML
12 11 (7.64%) ETL
12 11 (7.64%) TDD
13 10 (6.94%) DRM
13 10 (6.94%) Web Application Development
14 9 (6.25%) Android Development
15 8 (5.56%) Build Automation
15 8 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 82 (56.94%) C++
2 67 (46.53%) Java
3 45 (31.25%) C#
4 41 (28.47%) SQL
5 39 (27.08%) C
6 38 (26.39%) JavaScript
7 25 (17.36%) Python
8 23 (15.97%) Objective-C
9 11 (7.64%) PHP
10 10 (6.94%) Groovy
11 9 (6.25%) Perl
12 8 (5.56%) VB.NET
12 8 (5.56%) XAML
12 8 (5.56%) Erlang
13 7 (4.86%) VB6
13 7 (4.86%) Bash Shell
13 7 (4.86%) Embedded C
13 7 (4.86%) T-SQL
13 7 (4.86%) VB
14 6 (4.17%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 45 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) PhD
4 1 (0.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.39%) TickIT
3 1 (0.69%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) Snort
2 5 (3.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) Oracle
2 10 (6.94%) Perforce
3 8 (5.56%) Apple
4 6 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.78%) Green Hills
6 2 (1.39%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.39%) Google
7 1 (0.69%) Motorola
7 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.69%) Coverity
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Excellent
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Salary: 45,000-55,000
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