Period
to 26 July 2017

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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 31 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 234 178 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 10.94% 6.63% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.17% 7.94% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 210 152 124
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,500 £25,550
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,625 £51,825
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1923 2243 2365
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 89.94% 83.51% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1903 1947
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,800 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 26 July 2017.

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 July 2017. 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 +11 165 £45,000 +5.88% 12
West Wales +23 62 £40,000 +33.33% 1
North Wales 0 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Software Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 164 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (51.28%) Java
3 99 (42.31%) C#
4 87 (37.18%) .NET
5 66 (28.21%) SQL Server
6 62 (26.50%) Web Services
6 62 (26.50%) Spring
7 60 (25.64%) MVC
8 57 (24.36%) ASP.NET
9 55 (23.50%) TDD
10 53 (22.65%) JavaScript
10 53 (22.65%) Hibernate
11 50 (21.37%) Unit Testing
12 49 (20.94%) SQL
13 48 (20.51%) OO
14 45 (19.23%) BDD
15 44 (18.80%) Visual Studio
15 44 (18.80%) SOAP
15 44 (18.80%) Scrum
16 43 (18.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 43 (18.38%) SDLC
17 42 (17.95%) Test Automation
18 41 (17.52%) RESTful
18 41 (17.52%) Finance
19 40 (17.09%) Maven
20 39 (16.67%) OOP
20 39 (16.67%) REST
21 37 (15.81%) User Experience
21 37 (15.81%) Subversion
21 37 (15.81%) .NET Framework

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 34 (14.53%) Tomcat
2 31 (13.25%) IIS
2 31 (13.25%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) JBoss
6 1 (0.43%) MTS
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.56%) SaaS
4 4 (1.71%) PaaS
5 3 (1.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.43%) Heroku
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.99%) HTTP
2 6 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.28%) Internet
4 2 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (6.84%) MongoDB
4 15 (6.41%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.56%) MySQL
6 10 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (4.27%) Big Data
7 9 (3.85%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.99%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.71%) GIS
11 3 (1.28%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.28%) SQLite
12 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.43%) Base SAS
13 1 (0.43%) HPCC
13 1 (0.43%) Ingres
13 1 (0.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 44 (18.80%) Visual Studio
2 40 (17.09%) Maven
3 37 (15.81%) Subversion
4 31 (13.25%) Eclipse
5 23 (9.83%) Git (software)
6 12 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.42%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (2.56%) JUnit
8 6 (2.56%) Mockito
9 5 (2.14%) Artifactory
9 5 (2.14%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.14%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.71%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.71%) Selenium
11 3 (1.28%) Android Studio
11 3 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (1.28%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (1.28%) Xcode
12 2 (0.85%) GitLab
12 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (17.52%) Finance
2 24 (10.26%) Advertising
3 8 (3.42%) Military
4 4 (1.71%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.28%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
6 2 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.43%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 109 (46.58%) Software Engineer
2 97 (41.45%) Developer
3 40 (17.09%) Java Developer
4 23 (9.83%) C# Software Engineer
5 22 (9.40%) .NET Software Engineer
6 21 (8.97%) .NET Developer
6 21 (8.97%) Senior Developer
7 20 (8.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 19 (8.12%) Lead Software Engineer
9 15 (6.41%) Java Engineer
9 15 (6.41%) Java Software Engineer
10 14 (5.98%) Software Developer
11 12 (5.13%) Junior
11 12 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (4.27%) C# Developer
13 9 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (3.85%) Graduate
13 9 (3.85%) Lead Developer
13 9 (3.85%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (37.18%) .NET
2 62 (26.50%) Spring
2 62 (26.50%) Web Services
3 57 (24.36%) ASP.NET
4 53 (22.65%) Hibernate
5 44 (18.80%) SOAP
6 43 (18.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (17.52%) RESTful
8 39 (16.67%) REST
9 37 (15.81%) .NET Framework
10 36 (15.38%) CSS
11 35 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (14.53%) HTML
13 31 (13.25%) EJB
14 30 (12.82%) Java SE
15 26 (11.11%) Middleware
16 24 (10.26%) AngularJS
17 20 (8.55%) Java EE
18 19 (8.12%) Node.js
19 18 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.81%) User Experience
2 26 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (10.26%) Mainframe
4 11 (4.70%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.14%) Fintech
6 5 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.71%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.85%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.43%) CUDA
9 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.40%) Unix
2 16 (6.84%) Linux
3 14 (5.98%) Android
4 13 (5.56%) Windows
5 9 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.14%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.85%) Solaris
8 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (25.64%) MVC
3 55 (23.50%) TDD
4 50 (21.37%) Unit Testing
5 48 (20.51%) OO
6 45 (19.23%) BDD
7 44 (18.80%) Scrum
8 43 (18.38%) SDLC
9 42 (17.95%) Test Automation
10 39 (16.67%) OOP
11 33 (14.10%) Continuous Deployment
12 31 (13.25%) Customer Insight
12 31 (13.25%) Performance Optimisation
13 29 (12.39%) Mentoring
14 27 (11.54%) OOD
15 26 (11.11%) SEO
16 24 (10.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 24 (10.26%) Software Delivery
17 21 (8.97%) Business Transformation
17 21 (8.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 120 (51.28%) Java
2 99 (42.31%) C#
3 53 (22.65%) JavaScript
4 49 (20.94%) SQL
5 29 (12.39%) C++
6 16 (6.84%) Python
7 13 (5.56%) C
7 13 (5.56%) PHP
8 11 (4.70%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.85%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.56%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.14%) Ruby
11 5 (2.14%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.71%) Go
12 4 (1.71%) R
12 4 (1.71%) Scala
13 3 (1.28%) ES6
13 3 (1.28%) Groovy
13 3 (1.28%) Perl
14 2 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (14.96%) Degree
2 27 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 25 (10.68%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.14%) HND
6 2 (0.85%) PhD
7 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 29 (12.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (6.84%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) MISRA
3 2 (0.85%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.43%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.43%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.43%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (2.56%) Docker
1 6 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Ansible
1 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (14.10%) IBM
2 29 (12.39%) Oracle
3 16 (6.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.28%) Google
5 3 (1.28%) Perforce
5 3 (1.28%) Sencha
5 3 (1.28%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.85%) HP
6 2 (0.85%) IFS
6 2 (0.85%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.85%) Sybase
6 2 (0.85%) VMware
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.43%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.43%) Zend
Cwmbran, Gwent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to £40k per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32500.00 - £40249.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Excelerate Technology Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport
GoCompare
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24876.00 - £42991.00 per annum + +pension
Posted: 6 days ago