Software Engineering Jobs in Wales

Software Engineering
UK > Wales

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales requiring Software Engineering skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Software Engineering over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 12 25 15
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 192 152 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 8.93% 8.71% 11.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.41% 9.00% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 125 71 87
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,630 £36,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,319 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +7.36%
75th Percentile £60,000 £69,800 £67,500
90th Percentile £69,380 £117,800 £84,056
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £69,237
% change year-on-year -10.71% +1.10% +10.78%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales

Software Engineering falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in Wales.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,547 1,689 1,966
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 71.95% 96.74% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,074 806 1,210
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £32,083
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,733 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - -10.00% +14.29%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,282 £61,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +9.09%

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 17 July 2024.

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 17 July 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 +13 129 £52,500 -12.50% 14
West Wales +6 36 £50,000 +16.39% 3
North Wales +6 22 £45,000 - 5
Mid Wales -6 5 £55,000 - 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
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 20 (10.42%) ArcGIS
1 20 (10.42%) GeoServer
2 2 (1.04%) Confluence
3 1 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.52%) CMS
3 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.88%) Azure
2 38 (19.79%) AWS
3 14 (7.29%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (4.17%) Power Automate
4 8 (4.17%) Power Platform
5 6 (3.13%) GCP
6 4 (2.08%) Serverless
7 2 (1.04%) Azure AKS
7 2 (1.04%) dbt
7 2 (1.04%) SaaS
8 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.52%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.56%) Bluetooth
1 3 (1.56%) Ethernet
1 3 (1.56%) Profibus
1 3 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.04%) DSL
2 2 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.98%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (10.42%) GIS
2 20 (10.42%) QGIS
3 7 (3.65%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.08%) MySQL
4 4 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.52%) Adabas
7 1 (0.52%) Big Data
7 1 (0.52%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.52%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.52%) Data Vault
7 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.52%) Delta Lake
7 1 (0.52%) DynamoDB
7 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (9.90%) Git
2 4 (2.08%) JIRA
2 4 (2.08%) Selenium
3 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.04%) DBeaver
4 2 (1.04%) Postman
General
1 27 (14.06%) Social Skills
2 17 (8.85%) Electronics
3 10 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 6 (3.13%) Finance
6 4 (2.08%) Legal
7 3 (1.56%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.04%) Advertising
8 2 (1.04%) Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Retail
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
9 1 (0.52%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 115 (59.90%) Software Engineer
2 67 (34.90%) Senior
3 57 (29.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 39 (20.31%) Embedded Engineer
4 39 (20.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 34 (17.71%) Developer
6 25 (13.02%) Senior Embedded Engineer
6 25 (13.02%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 12 (6.25%) Lead
7 12 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.21%) Consultant
9 9 (4.69%) Applications Engineer
10 8 (4.17%) CRM Developer
10 8 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 7 (3.65%) Desktop Engineer
12 6 (3.13%) ERP Developer
12 6 (3.13%) Lead Developer
13 5 (2.60%) Software Manager
14 4 (2.08%) Integration Engineer
14 4 (2.08%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.40%) .NET
2 31 (16.15%) CSS
3 26 (13.54%) .NET Core
3 26 (13.54%) React
4 20 (10.42%) Leaflet
4 20 (10.42%) OpenLayers
4 20 (10.42%) PostGIS
5 14 (7.29%) HTML
6 10 (5.21%) WinForms
7 8 (4.17%) ADO
7 8 (4.17%) HTML5 Canvas
8 7 (3.65%) REST
8 7 (3.65%) WPF
9 5 (2.60%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.60%) Node.js
9 5 (2.60%) Vue
10 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.56%) COM
10 3 (1.56%) JSON
10 3 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.21%) Onboarding
1 10 (5.21%) Social Media
2 8 (4.17%) Virtual Team
3 7 (3.65%) Product Ownership
4 5 (2.60%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.08%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.08%) Tandem
6 3 (1.56%) ARM Cortex
7 2 (1.04%) Distributed Systems
7 2 (1.04%) NHS
7 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) IoT
8 1 (0.52%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.38%) Linux
2 5 (2.60%) Android
3 3 (1.56%) FreeRTOS
3 3 (1.56%) VxWorks
3 3 (1.56%) Windows
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.92%) Agile
2 35 (18.23%) DevOps
3 23 (11.98%) Web Development
4 20 (10.42%) Actionable Insight
5 19 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (8.85%) SDLC
7 14 (7.29%) Analytics
7 14 (7.29%) Coaching
8 13 (6.77%) Mathematics
9 12 (6.25%) CI/CD
9 12 (6.25%) Full Stack Development
9 12 (6.25%) Scrum
10 10 (5.21%) Customer Experience
10 10 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (5.21%) Lead Generation
11 9 (4.69%) Test Automation
12 8 (4.17%) CRM
12 8 (4.17%) Software Testing
12 8 (4.17%) User Experience
12 8 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 68 (35.42%) C#
2 38 (19.79%) C
3 32 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.58%) Python
5 27 (14.06%) C++
6 19 (9.90%) SQL
7 11 (5.73%) Java
7 11 (5.73%) TypeScript
8 7 (3.65%) Embedded C
9 6 (3.13%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.56%) Ruby
10 3 (1.56%) VB
10 3 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.52%) Ada
11 1 (0.52%) Go
11 1 (0.52%) JCL
11 1 (0.52%) Natural
11 1 (0.52%) REXX
Qualifications
1 35 (18.23%) Security Cleared
2 34 (17.71%) SC Cleared
3 31 (16.15%) Degree
4 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.56%) HND
7 1 (0.52%) Azure Certification
7 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.73%) MISRA
2 9 (4.69%) QA
3 6 (3.13%) ISO 26262
4 3 (1.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (1.56%) ISO 13485
5 2 (1.04%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) Docker
2 3 (1.56%) Firmware
2 3 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.08%) Terraform
3 2 (1.04%) Progress Chef
4 1 (0.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.42%) ESRI
3 10 (5.21%) Sage
3 10 (5.21%) SAP
4 3 (1.56%) Google
4 3 (1.56%) QNX
4 3 (1.56%) Renesas
4 3 (1.56%) Siemens
5 1 (0.52%) Databricks
5 1 (0.52%) IBM
5 1 (0.52%) Xamarin