Senior Software Engineer Jobs in Wales

Senior Software Engineer
UK > Wales

The median Senior Software Engineer salary in Wales is £62,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 81 108 84
Rank change year-on-year +27 -24 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 41 21 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 2.44% 1.27% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 1.42% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 16
10th Percentile £50,000 - £48,750
25th Percentile £55,625 £36,052 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £44,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +40.45% -19.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £66,875 £65,625 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,625 £63,125
UK median annual salary £65,465 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.48% - +12.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,623 1,479 1,797
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 89.47% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 831 1,157
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,673 £29,250
25th Percentile £32,750 £36,250 £36,115
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +3.45%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,400 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Wales

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Wales.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Wales

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Wales over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Wales

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
South Wales +16 31 £62,500 -3.85% 7
Mid Wales -8 4 - -
North Wales - 4 - - 1
West Wales -2 1 £50,000 +22.69% 3
Senior Software Engineer
UK

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 2024, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (80.49%) Agile
3 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
3 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
3 22 (53.66%) Azure
3 22 (53.66%) AWS
3 22 (53.66%) Actionable Insight
4 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
5 20 (48.78%) Python
6 19 (46.34%) DevOps
7 18 (43.90%) React
8 17 (41.46%) Leaflet
8 17 (41.46%) QGIS
8 17 (41.46%) GeoServer
8 17 (41.46%) OpenLayers
8 17 (41.46%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (41.46%) GIS
8 17 (41.46%) ESRI
8 17 (41.46%) ArcGIS
8 17 (41.46%) PostGIS
8 17 (41.46%) Web Development
9 16 (39.02%) .NET
10 15 (36.59%) .NET Core
11 14 (34.15%) CSS
12 10 (24.39%) Java
12 10 (24.39%) CI/CD
13 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (19.51%) Microservices
14 8 (19.51%) C#
15 7 (17.07%) Degree

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (41.46%) ArcGIS
1 17 (41.46%) GeoServer
2 5 (12.20%) JBoss
2 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 22 (53.66%) AWS
1 22 (53.66%) Azure
2 7 (17.07%) GCP
3 2 (4.88%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Ethernet
1 4 (9.76%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) GIS
1 17 (41.46%) PostgreSQL
1 17 (41.46%) QGIS
2 2 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) BigQuery
2 2 (4.88%) Delta Lake
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) IntelliJ
2 4 (9.76%) Git
General
1 6 (14.63%) Social Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.20%) Public Sector
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) React
2 17 (41.46%) Leaflet
2 17 (41.46%) OpenLayers
2 17 (41.46%) PostGIS
3 16 (39.02%) .NET
4 15 (36.59%) .NET Core
5 14 (34.15%) CSS
6 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.20%) Django
6 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
6 5 (12.20%) JPA
6 5 (12.20%) JSON
6 5 (12.20%) REST
6 5 (12.20%) RESTful
6 5 (12.20%) SOAP
6 5 (12.20%) Spring
6 5 (12.20%) Web Services
6 5 (12.20%) XML
6 5 (12.20%) XSD
7 4 (9.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Native
1 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (4.88%) Product Ownership
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) FreeRTOS
2 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
2 4 (9.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (80.49%) Agile
3 22 (53.66%) Actionable Insight
4 19 (46.34%) DevOps
5 17 (41.46%) Web Development
6 10 (24.39%) CI/CD
7 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (19.51%) Microservices
9 5 (12.20%) Code Quality
9 5 (12.20%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (12.20%) Containerisation
9 5 (12.20%) Data Design
9 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
9 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.20%) Scrum
9 5 (12.20%) User Experience
9 5 (12.20%) UX Design
10 4 (9.76%) Biotechnology
10 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
10 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 20 (48.78%) Python
3 10 (24.39%) Java
4 8 (19.51%) C#
5 4 (9.76%) C
5 4 (9.76%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
1 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) HND
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (9.76%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Progress Chef
1 2 (4.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) ESRI
2 4 (9.76%) QNX
3 2 (4.88%) Databricks
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft