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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 67 92 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.01% 7.10% 6.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 8.71% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60 83 64
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,168 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £44,250
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
1081 1056 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.79% 81.54% 73.50%
Number of salaries quoted 895 903 816
Average salary £39,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 61 £40,000 +23.07% 4
North Wales -2 5 £36,250 -3.33%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 85 (51.83%) C++
2 75 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (42.07%) Java
4 65 (39.63%) C
5 53 (32.32%) Apple iOS
6 48 (29.27%) Windows
7 47 (28.66%) JavaScript
8 46 (28.05%) Objective-C
9 44 (26.83%) OO
10 38 (23.17%) Linux
10 38 (23.17%) C#
11 37 (22.56%) REST
12 36 (21.95%) HTTP
13 33 (20.12%) HTML
13 33 (20.12%) Degree
13 33 (20.12%) Computer Science
14 28 (17.07%) Android
15 27 (16.46%) Scrum
16 26 (15.85%) iOS Development
17 25 (15.24%) OOP
18 24 (14.63%) UML
19 22 (13.41%) Client/Server
19 22 (13.41%) JIRA
20 20 (12.20%) OOD
20 20 (12.20%) SQL
20 20 (12.20%) .NET
21 19 (11.59%) Multimedia
21 19 (11.59%) Automotive
21 19 (11.59%) Internet
22 18 (10.98%) QA

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.66%) Confluence
1 6 (3.66%) Apache
2 4 (2.44%) Node.js
3 2 (1.22%) IIS
3 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) PaaS
2 3 (1.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.95%) HTTP
2 19 (11.59%) Internet
3 17 (10.37%) DVB
4 13 (7.93%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.83%) tcpdump
5 3 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.61%) VoIP
6 1 (0.61%) SNMP
6 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.15%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.10%) Big Data
2 10 (6.10%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.49%) MySQL
3 9 (5.49%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.88%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.61%) Voldemort
6 1 (0.61%) Riak
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) DB2
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 22 (13.41%) JIRA
2 16 (9.76%) JUnit
3 14 (8.54%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.93%) Cucumber
5 11 (6.71%) Git (software)
6 10 (6.10%) Visual Studio
7 9 (5.49%) Xcode
8 7 (4.27%) Subversion
8 7 (4.27%) Selenium
9 5 (3.05%) WiX
9 5 (3.05%) MSI
10 4 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (1.22%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.22%) Bower
11 2 (1.22%) Grunt
12 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.61%) Ant
12 1 (0.61%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.61%) Gerrit
General
1 19 (11.59%) Multimedia
1 19 (11.59%) Automotive
2 9 (5.49%) Marketing
3 8 (4.88%) Advertising
4 6 (3.66%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.05%) Electronics
6 4 (2.44%) Retail
7 3 (1.83%) Finance
7 3 (1.83%) Military
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (55.49%) Software Engineer
2 60 (36.59%) Developer
3 20 (12.20%) Team Leader
4 12 (7.32%) iOS Developer
4 12 (7.32%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) Software Developer
6 9 (5.49%) C++ Developer
6 9 (5.49%) C# Developer
6 9 (5.49%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (5.49%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 8 (4.88%) Desktop Team Leader
7 8 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Android Developer
9 6 (3.66%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (3.66%) C++/C# Developer
9 6 (3.66%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.66%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.05%) Architect
10 5 (3.05%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.56%) REST
2 33 (20.12%) HTML
3 20 (12.20%) .NET
4 17 (10.37%) Web Services
5 16 (9.76%) JSON
6 14 (8.54%) iOS SDK
7 13 (7.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 11 (6.71%) STL
8 11 (6.71%) HTML5
8 11 (6.71%) Qt
8 11 (6.71%) jQuery
9 10 (6.10%) XML
10 9 (5.49%) Cocoa
10 9 (5.49%) Cocoa Touch
11 8 (4.88%) WebKit
11 8 (4.88%) WinForms
11 8 (4.88%) CSS
12 7 (4.27%) ASP.NET
13 6 (3.66%) Spring
13 6 (3.66%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.12%) Computer Science
2 22 (13.41%) Client/Server
3 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (9.76%) DTV
5 13 (7.93%) IPTV
6 10 (6.10%) iPhone
7 9 (5.49%) User Experience
8 8 (4.88%) Over-the-Top Content
8 8 (4.88%) Algorithms
8 8 (4.88%) Mobile App
8 8 (4.88%) iPad
8 8 (4.88%) Video on Demand
8 8 (4.88%) Cryptography
9 5 (3.05%) Open Source
10 4 (2.44%) Physics
10 4 (2.44%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.83%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.83%) Grid Computing
12 2 (1.22%) Statistics
12 2 (1.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (32.32%) Apple iOS
2 48 (29.27%) Windows
3 38 (23.17%) Linux
4 28 (17.07%) Android
5 11 (6.71%) Mac OS
6 9 (5.49%) UNIX
6 9 (5.49%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (4.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.83%) OO
3 27 (16.46%) Scrum
4 26 (15.85%) iOS Development
5 25 (15.24%) OOP
6 24 (14.63%) UML
7 20 (12.20%) OOD
8 18 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (10.98%) Mobile Development
9 17 (10.37%) MVC
10 16 (9.76%) DRM
10 16 (9.76%) Android Development
10 16 (9.76%) Web Application Development
11 13 (7.93%) Regression Testing
11 13 (7.93%) Product Management
12 11 (6.71%) Mentoring
13 9 (5.49%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.49%) MVVM
13 9 (5.49%) Cyber Security
13 9 (5.49%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 85 (51.83%) C++
2 69 (42.07%) Java
3 65 (39.63%) C
4 47 (28.66%) JavaScript
5 46 (28.05%) Objective-C
6 38 (23.17%) C#
7 20 (12.20%) SQL
8 14 (8.54%) Perl
8 14 (8.54%) Python
9 12 (7.32%) XAML
10 10 (6.10%) Embedded C
11 8 (4.88%) PHP
12 7 (4.27%) Groovy
12 7 (4.27%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.66%) Korn
13 6 (3.66%) Scala
13 6 (3.66%) VB.NET
14 5 (3.05%) Embedded C++
15 4 (2.44%) Erlang
15 4 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (20.12%) Degree
2 7 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) HNC
4 1 (0.61%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.98%) QA
2 5 (3.05%) GAMP
3 2 (1.22%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (1.83%) Snort
2 2 (1.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (9.76%) Perforce
2 10 (6.10%) Oracle
2 10 (6.10%) Apple
3 6 (3.66%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.44%) Green Hills
4 4 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.22%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) Motorola
6 1 (0.61%) Coverity
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