Software Engineer Jobs in Wales

Software Engineer
UK > Wales

The median Software Engineer salary in Wales is £50,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 37 56 35
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 102 78 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.06% 4.69% 7.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.27% 5.26% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 46 26 61
10th Percentile £36,177 £34,901 £33,320
25th Percentile £43,750 £37,000 £38,925
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £43,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.61% -8.95% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £59,375 £60,000
90th Percentile - £63,750 £66,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +8.70%

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 1,627 1,482 1,780
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 89.17% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,086 822 1,140
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,705 £29,250
25th Percentile £32,750 £36,250 £36,250
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%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Wales

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Wales

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer in Wales over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Wales

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 Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 4 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 +24 77 £56,250 +20.20% 16
North Wales +15 9 £50,000 - 3
West Wales +4 8 £50,000 +22.69% 6
Mid Wales -6 7 £24,000 -17.24%
Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2024, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 102 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 47 (46.08%) Agile
3 40 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 37 (36.27%) Actionable Insight
5 36 (35.29%) DevOps
5 36 (35.29%) Java
5 36 (35.29%) Azure
6 35 (34.31%) Python
7 34 (33.33%) C#
7 34 (33.33%) React
8 31 (30.39%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (29.41%) SC Cleared
9 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
10 28 (27.45%) AWS
10 28 (27.45%) .NET
11 25 (24.51%) CSS
12 23 (22.55%) Git
13 21 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (19.61%) Containerisation
15 19 (18.63%) Microservices
16 18 (17.65%) Code Quality
17 17 (16.67%) QGIS
17 17 (16.67%) .NET Core
17 17 (16.67%) GeoServer
17 17 (16.67%) OpenLayers
17 17 (16.67%) GIS
17 17 (16.67%) ESRI
17 17 (16.67%) ArcGIS
17 17 (16.67%) PostGIS
17 17 (16.67%) Leaflet

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 (16.67%) ArcGIS
1 17 (16.67%) GeoServer
2 8 (7.84%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.90%) JBoss
3 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 36 (35.29%) Azure
2 28 (27.45%) AWS
3 13 (12.75%) Serverless
4 9 (8.82%) SaaS
5 8 (7.84%) GCP
6 2 (1.96%) Azure AKS
6 2 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.92%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (16.67%) GIS
2 17 (16.67%) QGIS
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.84%) RDBMS
3 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.92%) MySQL
5 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.96%) Big Data
6 2 (1.96%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.96%) Delta Lake
7 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (22.55%) Git
2 5 (4.90%) IntelliJ
3 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.94%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Electronics
3 8 (7.84%) Banking
4 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.88%) Police
4 6 (5.88%) Social Skills
5 5 (4.90%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.96%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.98%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.33%) React
2 28 (27.45%) .NET
3 25 (24.51%) CSS
4 17 (16.67%) .NET Core
4 17 (16.67%) Leaflet
4 17 (16.67%) OpenLayers
4 17 (16.67%) PostGIS
5 15 (14.71%) HTML
6 11 (10.78%) Node.js
7 8 (7.84%) AngularJS
7 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET
7 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.84%) Blazor
7 8 (7.84%) RESTful
7 8 (7.84%) Spring
8 5 (4.90%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.90%) SOAP
8 5 (4.90%) Web Services
8 5 (4.90%) XML
8 5 (4.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Driving Licence
2 4 (3.92%) ARM Cortex
2 4 (3.92%) Product Ownership
3 2 (1.96%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.76%) Linux
2 5 (4.90%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.92%) FreeRTOS
3 4 (3.92%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.98%) Debian
4 1 (0.98%) Fedora
4 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 47 (46.08%) Agile
3 37 (36.27%) Actionable Insight
4 36 (35.29%) DevOps
5 31 (30.39%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (19.61%) Containerisation
7 19 (18.63%) Microservices
8 18 (17.65%) Code Quality
9 17 (16.67%) Web Development
10 16 (15.69%) Clean Code
11 15 (14.71%) SDLC
12 13 (12.75%) CI/CD
12 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (12.75%) Design Patterns
12 13 (12.75%) Unit Testing
13 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
14 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
14 8 (7.84%) MVC
14 8 (7.84%) Open Source
15 7 (6.86%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (39.22%) JavaScript
2 36 (35.29%) Java
3 35 (34.31%) Python
4 34 (33.33%) C#
5 15 (14.71%) C
6 11 (10.78%) Ruby
7 8 (7.84%) Bash
7 8 (7.84%) Go
7 8 (7.84%) Perl
8 6 (5.88%) SQL
9 4 (3.92%) C++
10 3 (2.94%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.96%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.96%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.98%) PHP
12 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.90%) HND
4 2 (1.96%) HNC
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) MISRA
3 4 (3.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (3.92%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Docker
2 4 (3.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.96%) Progress Chef
2 2 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) ESRI
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) QNX
3 4 (3.92%) Renesas
4 3 (2.94%) Google
4 3 (2.94%) Siemens
5 2 (1.96%) Databricks