Period
to 12 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 184 229 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.41% 11.31% 9.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.41% 12.69% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 161 189 169
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,749 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,752 £54,844
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +1.01%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,767 1,805 1,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.38% 89.18% 93.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,488 1,466 1,634
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,675
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.82% +5.80%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering 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 in Wales.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Wales

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Wales over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Wales

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Wales region over the 6 months to 12 December 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -7 128 £45,000 +2.27% 34
West Wales +1 51 £42,000 -14.35% 6
North Wales +1 2 £37,500 -14.29%
Software Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 103 (55.98%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (36.41%) Java
2 67 (36.41%) .NET
3 56 (30.43%) C#
3 56 (30.43%) Scrum
4 49 (26.63%) Finance
5 48 (26.09%) SQL
6 41 (22.28%) JavaScript
7 39 (21.20%) AngularJS
8 37 (20.11%) Degree
9 36 (19.57%) HTML
10 29 (15.76%) Git (software)
10 29 (15.76%) DevOps
11 28 (15.22%) Mentoring
11 28 (15.22%) Front End Development
11 28 (15.22%) OWASP
11 28 (15.22%) C++
11 28 (15.22%) CSS
12 25 (13.59%) React
13 24 (13.04%) Spring
13 24 (13.04%) Azure
13 24 (13.04%) Machine Learning
14 23 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
15 22 (11.96%) Vue.js
15 22 (11.96%) Advertising
15 22 (11.96%) OO
16 20 (10.87%) Analytics
17 19 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (10.33%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.54%) Confluence
3 1 (0.54%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.04%) Azure
2 17 (9.24%) AWS
3 11 (5.98%) GCP
4 4 (2.17%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.09%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.54%) G Suite
6 1 (0.54%) GitHub
6 1 (0.54%) Office 365
6 1 (0.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.09%) LAN
2 2 (1.09%) WAN
2 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.09%) Wireless
3 1 (0.54%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.54%) LTE
3 1 (0.54%) RS-232
3 1 (0.54%) SNMP
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) VoIP
3 1 (0.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.33%) MySQL
2 13 (7.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.72%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.17%) GIS
4 4 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.17%) Power BI
4 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.09%) Big Data
6 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 29 (15.76%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.61%) Grunt
2 14 (7.61%) gulp
2 14 (7.61%) webpack
3 7 (3.80%) Subversion
4 5 (2.72%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.72%) Rational Team Concert
5 4 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.09%) DbUnit
6 2 (1.09%) Liquibase
6 2 (1.09%) Maven
6 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.54%) JIRA
7 1 (0.54%) JUnit
7 1 (0.54%) PHPUnit
General
1 49 (26.63%) Finance
2 22 (11.96%) Advertising
3 5 (2.72%) Avionics
3 5 (2.72%) Games
4 3 (1.63%) Electronics
4 3 (1.63%) Law
5 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.09%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Military
6 1 (0.54%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (57.07%) Software Engineer
2 72 (39.13%) Developer
3 30 (16.30%) Senior Software Engineer
4 26 (14.13%) Java Developer
5 24 (13.04%) Security Engineer
6 22 (11.96%) Principal Engineer
6 22 (11.96%) Principal Software Engineer
6 22 (11.96%) Software Developer
7 21 (11.41%) Principal Security Engineer
8 18 (9.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 16 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 14 (7.61%) .NET Software Engineer
10 14 (7.61%) C# Software Engineer
10 14 (7.61%) Senior Developer
11 13 (7.07%) C# Developer
11 13 (7.07%) Java Engineer
12 12 (6.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 12 (6.52%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (5.43%) HTML CSS Developer
13 10 (5.43%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (36.41%) .NET
2 39 (21.20%) AngularJS
3 36 (19.57%) HTML
4 28 (15.22%) CSS
5 25 (13.59%) React
6 24 (13.04%) Spring
7 22 (11.96%) Vue.js
8 19 (10.33%) ASP.NET
9 18 (9.78%) jQuery
10 15 (8.15%) Sass
11 14 (7.61%) Node.js
12 13 (7.07%) .NET Framework
12 13 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (6.52%) REST
13 12 (6.52%) Spring Boot
13 12 (6.52%) XML
14 11 (5.98%) HTML5
15 9 (4.89%) .NET Core
16 8 (4.35%) Hibernate
16 8 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) Algorithms
2 11 (5.98%) User Experience
3 10 (5.43%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.63%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.09%) Arduino
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.09%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.78%) Windows
2 10 (5.43%) Linux
3 6 (3.26%) Android
3 6 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.17%) Mac OS
4 4 (2.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (55.98%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.43%) Scrum
3 29 (15.76%) DevOps
4 28 (15.22%) Front End Development
4 28 (15.22%) Mentoring
4 28 (15.22%) OWASP
5 24 (13.04%) Machine Learning
6 23 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (11.96%) OO
8 20 (10.87%) Analytics
9 19 (10.33%) MVC
9 19 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (9.78%) SDLC
11 17 (9.24%) Risk Management
11 17 (9.24%) Test Automation
12 16 (8.70%) Data Science
13 15 (8.15%) Artificial Intelligence
14 14 (7.61%) Project Delivery
15 13 (7.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (36.41%) Java
2 56 (30.43%) C#
3 48 (26.09%) SQL
4 41 (22.28%) JavaScript
5 28 (15.22%) C++
6 18 (9.78%) C
6 18 (9.78%) Python
7 12 (6.52%) TypeScript
8 11 (5.98%) VB.NET
9 10 (5.43%) PHP
9 10 (5.43%) RPG
10 4 (2.17%) Java 8
11 2 (1.09%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.54%) Clojure
12 1 (0.54%) Delphi
12 1 (0.54%) Elixir
12 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.54%) Erlang
12 1 (0.54%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 37 (20.11%) Degree
2 13 (7.07%) CISMP
2 13 (7.07%) CISSP
3 4 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) HND
5 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) QA
2 5 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (6.52%) Docker
2 9 (4.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.98%) Google
3 10 (5.43%) SAP
4 7 (3.80%) IBM
5 4 (2.17%) Cognos
6 3 (1.63%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.63%) Zend
7 2 (1.09%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.54%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.54%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle
8 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.54%) TIBCO