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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 21 48
Rank change year-on-year +3 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 125 115 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.44% 8.56% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.01% 10.39% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 104 95 53
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

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 961 1107 1167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 87.92% 82.37% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 787 940 972
Median salary £40,210 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.52% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +4 111 £45,000 +5.88% 12
West Wales +7 11 £42,763 +42.54% 1
North Wales 0 3 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Software Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 122 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (50.00%) Java
3 88 (44.00%) C#
4 79 (39.50%) .NET
5 64 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 64 (32.00%) Spring
6 61 (30.50%) Web Services
7 57 (28.50%) MVC
8 51 (25.50%) Hibernate
9 50 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 49 (24.50%) TDD
10 49 (24.50%) Unit Testing
11 47 (23.50%) SOAP
12 43 (21.50%) Visual Studio
12 43 (21.50%) SQL
12 43 (21.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 42 (21.00%) REST
14 41 (20.50%) JavaScript
14 41 (20.50%) RESTful
15 40 (20.00%) Maven
15 40 (20.00%) Scrum
16 39 (19.50%) BDD
17 36 (18.00%) SDLC
18 35 (17.50%) Finance
18 35 (17.50%) HTML
18 35 (17.50%) Degree
18 35 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (17.00%) Subversion
19 34 (17.00%) OO
19 34 (17.00%) User Experience

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 32 (16.00%) IIS
2 31 (15.50%) Tomcat
3 30 (15.00%) WebSphere
4 13 (6.50%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.00%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.00%) JBoss
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.50%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.50%) GitHub
4 2 (1.00%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.50%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.00%) HTTP
1 4 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.50%) Broadband
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (17.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (9.00%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.00%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (6.50%) MySQL
6 11 (5.50%) Big Data
7 10 (5.00%) Hadoop
7 10 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.00%) HBase
9 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.00%) Sqoop
10 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.00%) Ingres
11 2 (1.00%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.50%) Biml
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (21.50%) Visual Studio
2 40 (20.00%) Maven
3 34 (17.00%) Subversion
4 31 (15.50%) Eclipse
5 16 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.50%) JUnit
7 7 (3.50%) Mockito
8 6 (3.00%) Selenium
9 5 (2.50%) Artifactory
9 5 (2.50%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (2.50%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.00%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.50%) Android Studio
11 3 (1.50%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (1.50%) Xcode
12 2 (1.00%) GitLab
12 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (17.50%) Finance
2 17 (8.50%) Advertising
3 8 (4.00%) Marketing
4 7 (3.50%) Games
5 4 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.00%) Military
6 3 (1.50%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.00%) Automotive
7 2 (1.00%) Retail
7 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (49.50%) Developer
2 82 (41.00%) Software Engineer
3 48 (24.00%) Java Developer
4 22 (11.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 21 (10.50%) Java Engineer
6 20 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 19 (9.50%) .NET Software Engineer
7 19 (9.50%) Senior Developer
8 18 (9.00%) Software Developer
9 13 (6.50%) .NET Developer
9 13 (6.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (6.50%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (5.50%) Lead Developer
11 10 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
14 7 (3.50%) Architect
14 7 (3.50%) C++ Software Engineer
14 7 (3.50%) Lead Java Developer
15 6 (3.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (39.50%) .NET
2 64 (32.00%) Spring
3 61 (30.50%) Web Services
4 51 (25.50%) Hibernate
5 50 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 47 (23.50%) SOAP
7 43 (21.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 42 (21.00%) REST
9 41 (20.50%) RESTful
10 35 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (17.50%) HTML
11 33 (16.50%) .NET Framework
12 30 (15.00%) EJB
12 30 (15.00%) Java SE
13 26 (13.00%) Middleware
14 25 (12.50%) CSS
15 22 (11.00%) Java EE
16 21 (10.50%) AngularJS
17 20 (10.00%) XML
18 19 (9.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.00%) User Experience
2 24 (12.00%) Mainframe
3 15 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.00%) Blog
7 4 (2.00%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.50%) Fintech
8 3 (1.50%) IPTV
8 3 (1.50%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.50%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.50%) Replication
9 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.50%) CUDA
9 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.50%) EPoS
9 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.50%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.50%) Linux
2 18 (9.00%) Android
3 17 (8.50%) Windows
4 14 (7.00%) Unix
5 12 (6.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.00%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (28.50%) MVC
3 49 (24.50%) TDD
3 49 (24.50%) Unit Testing
4 40 (20.00%) Scrum
5 39 (19.50%) BDD
6 36 (18.00%) SDLC
7 34 (17.00%) OO
8 32 (16.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 31 (15.50%) Customer Insight
9 31 (15.50%) Performance Optimisation
10 26 (13.00%) OOP
11 24 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 23 (11.50%) OOD
13 17 (8.50%) Web Development
14 12 (6.00%) DevOps
14 12 (6.00%) Microservices
15 10 (5.00%) ETL
16 9 (4.50%) Mentoring
16 9 (4.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 100 (50.00%) Java
2 88 (44.00%) C#
3 43 (21.50%) SQL
4 41 (20.50%) JavaScript
5 27 (13.50%) C++
6 15 (7.50%) C
6 15 (7.50%) Python
7 14 (7.00%) PL/SQL
8 12 (6.00%) PHP
9 11 (5.50%) Objective-C
10 9 (4.50%) TypeScript
11 8 (4.00%) Groovy
11 8 (4.00%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.00%) Scala
13 5 (2.50%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.50%) Ruby
14 4 (2.00%) Go
15 3 (1.50%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.50%) ES6
15 3 (1.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (17.50%) Degree
2 9 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.00%) HND
4 4 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) PhD
5 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 29 (14.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.00%) QA
3 4 (2.00%) PMO
4 3 (1.50%) MISRA
4 3 (1.50%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.50%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.50%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (5.50%) Firmware
2 5 (2.50%) Docker
3 4 (2.00%) HDFS
4 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Ansible
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (15.50%) IBM
1 31 (15.50%) Oracle
2 19 (9.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.50%) MuleSoft
4 6 (3.00%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.00%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.00%) Google
5 4 (2.00%) Hortonworks
6 3 (1.50%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.50%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.50%) Sybase
6 3 (1.50%) VMware
7 2 (1.00%) Green Hills
7 2 (1.00%) IFS
7 2 (1.00%) Perforce
8 1 (0.50%) Cognos
8 1 (0.50%) HP
8 1 (0.50%) Sencha
8 1 (0.50%) Zend
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Cardiff DT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Deeside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Flintshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 15 days ago
Gwynedd
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago