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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 35 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 76 77 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.42% 5.80% 6.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 7.31% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 64 61 75
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £28,614 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £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
1131 1053 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.73% 79.35% 74.24%
Number of salaries quoted 911 897 808
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 July 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
(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 +5 62 £37,000 +12.12% 11
North Wales - 9 £35,000 -
Mid Wales -1 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 91 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (54.04%) C++
3 70 (43.48%) Java
4 54 (33.54%) C
5 49 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 48 (29.81%) C#
7 47 (29.19%) Linux
8 45 (27.95%) Windows
9 43 (26.71%) OO
10 42 (26.09%) Degree
11 41 (25.47%) Apple iOS
12 36 (22.36%) Computer Science
13 35 (21.74%) .NET
13 35 (21.74%) Objective-C
14 34 (21.12%) HTML
15 31 (19.25%) Scrum
16 29 (18.01%) SQL
17 28 (17.39%) HTTP
18 24 (14.91%) MVC
18 24 (14.91%) Android
19 23 (14.29%) OOP
20 22 (13.66%) JIRA
20 22 (13.66%) REST
21 21 (13.04%) iOS Development
21 21 (13.04%) SDLC
21 21 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (12.42%) Python
23 19 (11.80%) Client/Server
23 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
24 18 (11.18%) JUnit

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.73%) Apache
1 6 (3.73%) Confluence
2 4 (2.48%) Node.js
3 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.24%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) PaaS
2 5 (3.11%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.39%) HTTP
2 18 (11.18%) Internet
3 16 (9.94%) DVB
4 13 (8.07%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.11%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.62%) Wireless
6 1 (0.62%) VoIP
6 1 (0.62%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.83%) MySQL
4 9 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.35%) Big Data
5 7 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.73%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.48%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.24%) Voldemort
8 2 (1.24%) Riak
8 2 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.62%) DB2
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (13.66%) JIRA
2 18 (11.18%) JUnit
3 16 (9.94%) Jenkins
4 15 (9.32%) Cucumber
5 12 (7.45%) Git (software)
6 10 (6.21%) Visual Studio
7 9 (5.59%) Selenium
8 8 (4.97%) Subversion
9 4 (2.48%) Xcode
9 4 (2.48%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (1.86%) gulp
10 3 (1.86%) Grunt
11 2 (1.24%) Bower
11 2 (1.24%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.62%) Mockito
12 1 (0.62%) Ant
12 1 (0.62%) Maven
12 1 (0.62%) StarTeam
12 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.62%) MSI
General
1 16 (9.94%) Multimedia
2 12 (7.45%) Marketing
3 11 (6.83%) Automotive
4 7 (4.35%) Advertising
5 5 (3.11%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.48%) Electronics
7 3 (1.86%) Finance
7 3 (1.86%) Games
7 3 (1.86%) Military
8 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.24%) Retail
9 1 (0.62%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (61.49%) Software Engineer
2 44 (27.33%) Developer
3 20 (12.42%) Team Leader
4 11 (6.83%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (6.21%) Software Developer
6 8 (4.97%) C++ Developer
6 8 (4.97%) Desktop Team Leader
7 7 (4.35%) iOS Developer
7 7 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.73%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.11%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (2.48%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.48%) Head of Development
10 4 (2.48%) Software Manager
10 4 (2.48%) C Software Engineer
11 3 (1.86%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.74%) .NET
2 34 (21.12%) HTML
3 22 (13.66%) REST
4 17 (10.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 16 (9.94%) PlayReady
6 15 (9.32%) STL
7 14 (8.70%) Web Services
8 12 (7.45%) iOS SDK
8 12 (7.45%) jQuery
9 10 (6.21%) JSON
9 10 (6.21%) HTML5
10 8 (4.97%) WPF
10 8 (4.97%) CSS
10 8 (4.97%) WebKit
11 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET
11 7 (4.35%) Velocity
12 6 (3.73%) Qt
12 6 (3.73%) J2EE
12 6 (3.73%) WinForms
12 6 (3.73%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.36%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.80%) Client/Server
2 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.45%) Algorithms
3 12 (7.45%) DTV
4 11 (6.83%) IPTV
5 10 (6.21%) iPhone
6 9 (5.59%) Video on Demand
6 9 (5.59%) Over-the-Top Content
6 9 (5.59%) User Experience
7 8 (4.97%) iPad
7 8 (4.97%) Mobile App
7 8 (4.97%) Cryptography
8 5 (3.11%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.48%) Physics
9 4 (2.48%) Streaming Video
9 4 (2.48%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.24%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.24%) Life Science
10 2 (1.24%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.19%) Linux
2 45 (27.95%) Windows
3 41 (25.47%) Apple iOS
4 24 (14.91%) Android
5 13 (8.07%) UNIX
6 9 (5.59%) Mac OS
7 8 (4.97%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (26.71%) OO
3 31 (19.25%) Scrum
4 24 (14.91%) MVC
5 23 (14.29%) OOP
6 21 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (13.04%) iOS Development
6 21 (13.04%) SDLC
7 17 (10.56%) UML
8 16 (9.94%) OOD
8 16 (9.94%) DRM
8 16 (9.94%) Web Application Development
9 15 (9.32%) Product Management
9 15 (9.32%) Regression Testing
10 11 (6.83%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.83%) Android Development
11 10 (6.21%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.59%) ETL
12 9 (5.59%) Software Testing
12 9 (5.59%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (54.04%) C++
2 70 (43.48%) Java
3 54 (33.54%) C
4 49 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 48 (29.81%) C#
6 35 (21.74%) Objective-C
7 29 (18.01%) SQL
8 20 (12.42%) Python
9 15 (9.32%) Perl
10 12 (7.45%) XAML
11 9 (5.59%) Groovy
11 9 (5.59%) PHP
11 9 (5.59%) VB.NET
12 7 (4.35%) VB
12 7 (4.35%) Embedded C
12 7 (4.35%) Scala
12 7 (4.35%) Bash Shell
12 7 (4.35%) VB6
13 6 (3.73%) Korn
13 6 (3.73%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 42 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) HNC
4 1 (0.62%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.07%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.62%) GAMP
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.62%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (3.11%) Snort
2 4 (2.48%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) Perforce
2 15 (9.32%) Oracle
3 11 (6.83%) Apple
4 5 (3.11%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.48%) Green Hills
6 2 (1.24%) Google
7 1 (0.62%) Motorola
7 1 (0.62%) Coverity
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