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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 32 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 76 74 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.92% 5.82% 8.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 7.32% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 65 64 77
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
970 1011 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.55% 79.54% 68.82%
Number of salaries quoted 834 895 652
Average salary £37,500 £37,565 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.17% +7.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +9 62 £42,500 +21.42% 11
North Wales 0 8 £32,250 -19.37% 3
Mid Wales - 5 - - 4
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 76 (45.78%) C++
2 57 (34.34%) C
2 57 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (33.13%) Degree
4 52 (31.33%) Java
5 46 (27.71%) Computer Science
6 39 (23.49%) SQL
7 38 (22.89%) HTML
8 35 (21.08%) Scrum
9 34 (20.48%) JavaScript
10 33 (19.88%) C#
11 32 (19.28%) .NET
12 30 (18.07%) Windows
13 28 (16.87%) UML
14 24 (14.46%) HTTP
15 23 (13.86%) Linux
15 23 (13.86%) Advertising
16 22 (13.25%) CSS
17 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
17 21 (12.65%) OO
17 21 (12.65%) Unit Testing
17 21 (12.65%) REST
18 20 (12.05%) OOD
18 20 (12.05%) Apple iOS
19 19 (11.45%) XML
19 19 (11.45%) TCP/IP
19 19 (11.45%) Multimedia
20 18 (10.84%) Web Services
20 18 (10.84%) OOP
21 17 (10.24%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (3.01%) Apache
2 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.60%) Confluence
3 1 (0.60%) Node.js
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.02%) PaaS
2 5 (3.01%) SaaS
3 2 (1.20%) GitHub
3 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.46%) HTTP
2 19 (11.45%) TCP/IP
3 16 (9.64%) Internet
4 5 (3.01%) SSL
5 3 (1.81%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.60%) DVB
7 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.04%) Big Data
3 13 (7.83%) MySQL
4 9 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.82%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.61%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.01%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.81%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.81%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.60%) Riak
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.22%) Xcode
2 7 (4.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.01%) Subversion
4 4 (2.41%) GCC
4 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.81%) GDB
5 3 (1.81%) WiX
5 3 (1.81%) Automake
5 3 (1.81%) MSI
5 3 (1.81%) JIRA
6 2 (1.20%) Selenium
6 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.20%) MSTest
6 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.20%) JUnit
7 1 (0.60%) Hudson
7 1 (0.60%) Moq
7 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.60%) JBehave
General
1 23 (13.86%) Advertising
2 19 (11.45%) Multimedia
3 13 (7.83%) Marketing
4 12 (7.23%) Aerospace
5 8 (4.82%) Electronics
6 7 (4.22%) Finance
7 6 (3.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Military
8 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (62.05%) Software Engineer
2 54 (32.53%) Developer
3 29 (17.47%) Senior Software Engineer
4 26 (15.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 21 (12.65%) Software Developer
6 18 (10.84%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 12 (7.23%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Java Developer
9 10 (6.02%) C++ Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Graduate
11 8 (4.82%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.82%) iOS Developer
12 7 (4.22%) Programmer
12 7 (4.22%) Graduate Developer
13 6 (3.61%) C Software Engineer
13 6 (3.61%) ScrumMaster
13 6 (3.61%) Java Software Engineer
14 5 (3.01%) Analyst
14 5 (3.01%) Head of Software Engineering
15 4 (2.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.89%) HTML
2 32 (19.28%) .NET
3 22 (13.25%) CSS
4 21 (12.65%) REST
5 19 (11.45%) XML
6 18 (10.84%) Web Services
7 17 (10.24%) ASP.NET
8 14 (8.43%) WCF
9 13 (7.83%) jQuery
10 12 (7.23%) HTML5
11 9 (5.42%) SOAP
12 8 (4.82%) JSON
13 7 (4.22%) WinForms
14 6 (3.61%) Spring
14 6 (3.61%) iOS SDK
15 5 (3.01%) Cocoa Touch
15 5 (3.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 5 (3.01%) Cocoa
15 5 (3.01%) Pthreads
15 5 (3.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (27.71%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.23%) DTV
3 9 (5.42%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.82%) IPTV
4 8 (4.82%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.61%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.61%) User Experience
5 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.41%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.41%) Physics
6 4 (2.41%) Grid Computing
6 4 (2.41%) GIS
7 3 (1.81%) STB
7 3 (1.81%) Statistics
7 3 (1.81%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.81%) Open Source
8 2 (1.20%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.20%) RIA
8 2 (1.20%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.07%) Windows
2 23 (13.86%) Linux
3 20 (12.05%) Apple iOS
4 14 (8.43%) Mac OS
5 12 (7.23%) UNIX
6 9 (5.42%) Android
7 3 (1.81%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.60%) OS/2
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.08%) Scrum
3 28 (16.87%) UML
4 21 (12.65%) OO
4 21 (12.65%) Unit Testing
5 20 (12.05%) OOD
6 18 (10.84%) OOP
7 16 (9.64%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.83%) System Testing
8 13 (7.83%) Mobile Marketing
9 12 (7.23%) iOS Development
9 12 (7.23%) Integration Testing
9 12 (7.23%) TDD
10 10 (6.02%) MVC
11 9 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.22%) Android Development
12 7 (4.22%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.61%) ETL
14 5 (3.01%) Validation
14 5 (3.01%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 76 (45.78%) C++
2 57 (34.34%) C
3 52 (31.33%) Java
4 39 (23.49%) SQL
5 34 (20.48%) JavaScript
6 33 (19.88%) C#
7 16 (9.64%) Objective-C
8 14 (8.43%) PHP
9 10 (6.02%) Embedded C
10 9 (5.42%) Python
11 8 (4.82%) Erlang
12 5 (3.01%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.41%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.41%) VC++
14 3 (1.81%) Perl
14 3 (1.81%) Ruby
14 3 (1.81%) XAML
15 2 (1.20%) Groovy
15 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (33.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) QA
1 12 (7.23%) IEC 61508
2 3 (1.81%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) Snort
2 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle
3 2 (1.20%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.60%) Twitter
4 1 (0.60%) Sony
4 1 (0.60%) Zend
South Wales
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Powys
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newtown, Powys
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DoE
Posted: 5 days ago
Newtown, Powys
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DoE
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£30K
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum includes Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 8 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Nightingale EOS Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Powys
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Wrexham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago