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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 39 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 72 91 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.41% 6.52% 5.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.33% 7.70% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 66 76 44
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,000 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
1137 1182 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 85.49% 84.73% 78.67%
Number of salaries quoted 958 987 896
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 69 £39,250 +4.66% 9
Mid Wales -21 2 £22,500 -55.00% 1
West Wales -19 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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.

1 108 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (52.44%) C++
3 76 (46.34%) Java
4 60 (36.59%) Python
5 49 (29.88%) Computer Science
6 43 (26.22%) Linux
7 40 (24.39%) Degree
8 39 (23.78%) Oracle
9 37 (22.56%) SQL
9 37 (22.56%) DevOps
10 36 (21.95%) Analytics
10 36 (21.95%) Life Science
10 36 (21.95%) Informatics
11 34 (20.73%) Web Services
12 33 (20.12%) SQL Server
12 33 (20.12%) C
13 30 (18.29%) HTML
13 30 (18.29%) JavaScript
14 29 (17.68%) Mathematics
15 27 (16.46%) SDLC
16 26 (15.85%) Java EE
16 26 (15.85%) C#
17 25 (15.24%) MySQL
17 25 (15.24%) Unix
17 25 (15.24%) Windows
17 25 (15.24%) Data Analysis
17 25 (15.24%) MongoDB
18 23 (14.02%) Health Informatics
18 23 (14.02%) Machine Learning
18 23 (14.02%) CSS

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 14 (8.54%) Tornado
2 13 (7.93%) JBoss
3 5 (3.05%) Apache
4 3 (1.83%) Confluence
4 3 (1.83%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.32%) IaaS
3 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.59%) HTTP
2 10 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.83%) Broadband
4 2 (1.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.22%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) Modbus
5 1 (0.61%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.12%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.24%) MongoDB
2 25 (15.24%) MySQL
3 18 (10.98%) Relational Database
4 16 (9.76%) RDBMS
5 15 (9.15%) NoSQL
6 14 (8.54%) SQLite
7 11 (6.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (5.49%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.66%) Big Data
10 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.44%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.54%) Maven
3 11 (6.71%) Cucumber
4 7 (4.27%) Subversion
5 4 (2.44%) Gradle
5 4 (2.44%) JIRA
6 3 (1.83%) FishEye
6 3 (1.83%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (1.22%) NUnit
8 1 (0.61%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.61%) JUnit
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 14 (8.54%) Finance
1 14 (8.54%) Multimedia
2 11 (6.71%) Welsh Language
3 8 (4.88%) Advertising
4 5 (3.05%) Marketing
5 4 (2.44%) Electronics
5 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.22%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 90 (54.88%) Software Engineer
2 50 (30.49%) Developer
3 22 (13.41%) Research Engineer
4 20 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 18 (10.98%) Senior Software Engineer
6 17 (10.37%) C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (8.54%) Senior Developer
7 14 (8.54%) Software Developer
8 13 (7.93%) C++ Developer
9 11 (6.71%) Java Engineer
10 10 (6.10%) Senior Java Engineer
11 9 (5.49%) Development Manager
11 9 (5.49%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (5.49%) Software Manager
12 8 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (4.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 7 (4.27%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 7 (4.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 7 (4.27%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.73%) Web Services
2 30 (18.29%) HTML
3 26 (15.85%) Java EE
4 23 (14.02%) CSS
5 22 (13.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 22 (13.41%) RESTful
6 19 (11.59%) J2EE
6 19 (11.59%) SOAP
7 17 (10.37%) JSF
7 17 (10.37%) Spring
8 14 (8.54%) .NET
8 14 (8.54%) Ajax
8 14 (8.54%) Flask
8 14 (8.54%) HTML5
8 14 (8.54%) JSON
8 14 (8.54%) Middleware
8 14 (8.54%) Node.js
8 14 (8.54%) OAuth
8 14 (8.54%) ZeroMQ
9 11 (6.71%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 49 (29.88%) Computer Science
2 36 (21.95%) Informatics
2 36 (21.95%) Life Science
3 29 (17.68%) Mathematics
4 23 (14.02%) Health Informatics
5 22 (13.41%) Statistics
6 13 (7.93%) Physics
7 12 (7.32%) Digital Media
8 11 (6.71%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (4.27%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (3.66%) Digital TV
12 5 (3.05%) User Experience
13 4 (2.44%) IPTV
14 2 (1.22%) Cloud Native
14 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
15 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
15 1 (0.61%) CAN bus
15 1 (0.61%) CCTV
15 1 (0.61%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.22%) Linux
2 25 (15.24%) Unix
2 25 (15.24%) Windows
3 11 (6.71%) Apple iOS
4 10 (6.10%) Android
5 3 (1.83%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (22.56%) DevOps
3 36 (21.95%) Analytics
4 27 (16.46%) SDLC
5 25 (15.24%) Data Analysis
6 23 (14.02%) Machine Learning
7 21 (12.80%) OO
8 19 (11.59%) Scrum
9 16 (9.76%) TDD
10 14 (8.54%) Cross-Platform Development
10 14 (8.54%) UML
11 13 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.93%) Functional Programming
11 13 (7.93%) Online Security
11 13 (7.93%) Release Management
12 12 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (6.71%) BDD
13 11 (6.71%) MVC
13 11 (6.71%) OOP
14 10 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 86 (52.44%) C++
2 76 (46.34%) Java
3 60 (36.59%) Python
4 37 (22.56%) SQL
5 33 (20.12%) C
6 30 (18.29%) JavaScript
7 26 (15.85%) C#
8 16 (9.76%) Erlang
9 10 (6.10%) Groovy
10 7 (4.27%) Perl
11 6 (3.66%) Embedded C
11 6 (3.66%) Haskell
11 6 (3.66%) Lisp
11 6 (3.66%) PHP
12 5 (3.05%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.44%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.83%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.61%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 40 (24.39%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.83%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.22%) CBAP
3 2 (1.22%) HND
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) Firmware
2 2 (1.22%) Docker
2 2 (1.22%) Snort
Vendors
1 39 (23.78%) Oracle
2 10 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.88%) Perforce
4 6 (3.66%) Sybase
5 3 (1.83%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.83%) Google
6 2 (1.22%) Zend
7 1 (0.61%) Nokia
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackwood, Gwent
General Dynamics
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Powys
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago