Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 18 18
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 53 185 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.97% 9.48% 11.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 10.54% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 67 181 198
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £26,749
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £64,125
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 681 1,755 1,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.61% 89.95% 89.52%
Number of salaries quoted 623 1,482 1,494
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,775 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Wales

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Wales

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Wales over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

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 26 November 2020. 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 -3 48 £50,000 +11.11% 21
West Wales -17 2 £52,500 +25.00% 3
Mid Wales - 1 £55,000 -
Software Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
1 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) AWS
3 15 (28.30%) PHP
3 15 (28.30%) Python
4 13 (24.53%) C#
4 13 (24.53%) .NET
4 13 (24.53%) React
5 10 (18.87%) Docker
5 10 (18.87%) MySQL
5 10 (18.87%) Scrum
6 9 (16.98%) C++
6 9 (16.98%) Azure
6 9 (16.98%) Degree
6 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
6 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
6 9 (16.98%) Mobile Development
7 8 (15.09%) Mobile App
7 8 (15.09%) Java
8 7 (13.21%) SQL
8 7 (13.21%) Web Services
8 7 (13.21%) Machine Learning
8 7 (13.21%) DevOps
9 6 (11.32%) TypeScript
9 6 (11.32%) Node.js
9 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.32%) Kanban
9 6 (11.32%) Django
9 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
9 6 (11.32%) SQL Server

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 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) WordPress
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Sketch
1 1 (1.89%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) AWS
2 9 (16.98%) Azure
3 4 (7.55%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.89%) GitHub
5 1 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) MySQL
2 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.55%) Power BI
4 4 (7.55%) Tableau
5 3 (5.66%) Big Data
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.77%) JUnit
3 2 (3.77%) webpack
4 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.89%) Firebug
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
4 1 (1.89%) Mockito
4 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Local Government
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Software Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Software Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Data Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Django Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (5.66%) React Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.77%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) .NET
1 13 (24.53%) React
2 7 (13.21%) Web Services
3 6 (11.32%) Django
3 6 (11.32%) Node.js
4 5 (9.43%) HTML
5 4 (7.55%) CSS
5 4 (7.55%) jQuery
5 4 (7.55%) Kafka
5 4 (7.55%) Laravel
5 4 (7.55%) RESTful
5 4 (7.55%) Vue.js
6 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (5.66%) Flask
6 3 (5.66%) LESS
6 3 (5.66%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (5.66%) Sass
6 3 (5.66%) Spring
6 3 (5.66%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.66%) User Experience
2 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) Scrum
3 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
3 9 (16.98%) Mobile Development
4 7 (13.21%) DevOps
4 7 (13.21%) Machine Learning
5 6 (11.32%) Kanban
5 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.43%) Fintech
6 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
6 5 (9.43%) MVC
7 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
7 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) OO
7 4 (7.55%) OOP
7 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
2 15 (28.30%) PHP
2 15 (28.30%) Python
3 13 (24.53%) C#
4 9 (16.98%) C++
5 8 (15.09%) Java
6 7 (13.21%) SQL
7 6 (11.32%) TypeScript
8 4 (7.55%) R
9 3 (5.66%) Go
10 2 (3.77%) ES6
10 2 (3.77%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.89%) C
11 1 (1.89%) ES7
11 1 (1.89%) Ruby
11 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Terraform
2 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle