Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 38 34
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 160 146 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.24% 6.07% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.14% 6.80% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 139 148 123
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.05% +20.83% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £85,000 £49,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.20%

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 1,750 2,146 2,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.16% 89.19% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,450 1,839 1,913
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +1.69%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 +7 114 £40,000 -11.11% 32
West Wales +27 33 £33,934 +4.41% 3
North Wales +1 4 £20,000 -55.56%
Mid Wales -11 1 - - 8
Software Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 82 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (41.25%) Java
3 56 (35.00%) C#
4 55 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 53 (33.13%) OO
6 50 (31.25%) SQL
7 39 (24.38%) OOP
8 37 (23.13%) CSS
8 37 (23.13%) C++
9 33 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (20.00%) .NET
11 31 (19.38%) HTML
12 27 (16.88%) Degree
13 25 (15.63%) Computer Science
14 24 (15.00%) Business Transformation
14 24 (15.00%) Software Delivery
15 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
16 22 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (13.13%) SDLC
17 21 (13.13%) Web Development
17 21 (13.13%) Web Services
17 21 (13.13%) Finance
18 20 (12.50%) TDD
18 20 (12.50%) Scrum
19 19 (11.88%) SEO
19 19 (11.88%) C
19 19 (11.88%) Spring
19 19 (11.88%) Mentoring
20 18 (11.25%) Microservices
20 18 (11.25%) Computer Science Degree

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 13 (8.13%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.88%) IIS
4 3 (1.88%) MTS
5 2 (1.25%) CMS
5 2 (1.25%) Drupal
5 2 (1.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.63%) SaaS
3 8 (5.00%) PaaS
4 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.50%) npm
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.00%) Modbus
2 6 (3.75%) Internet
3 4 (2.50%) HTTP
3 4 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.25%) VLAN
5 1 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.25%) NoSQL
2 17 (10.63%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.25%) MySQL
5 8 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.75%) Cosmos DB
6 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.88%) Big Data
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) GIS
9 1 (0.63%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.25%) Maven
3 7 (4.38%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.50%) Bower
6 3 (1.88%) Subversion
6 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.25%) Ant
7 2 (1.25%) Gradle
7 2 (1.25%) JUnit
7 2 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.25%) TestNG
8 1 (0.63%) Grunt
8 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (13.13%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Retail
3 5 (3.13%) Electronics
3 5 (3.13%) Legal
3 5 (3.13%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.50%) Advertising
5 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.25%) Military
6 2 (1.25%) Romanian Language
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 93 (58.13%) Software Engineer
2 65 (40.63%) Developer
3 20 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 18 (11.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (10.63%) Senior Developer
6 16 (10.00%) Junior
6 16 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
7 15 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 15 (9.38%) Graduate
8 13 (8.13%) Java Engineer
8 13 (8.13%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (7.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 10 (6.25%) Junior Software Engineer
10 10 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
10 10 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 8 (5.00%) PHP Software Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Graduate Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.13%) CSS
2 32 (20.00%) .NET
3 31 (19.38%) HTML
4 21 (13.13%) Web Services
5 19 (11.88%) Spring
6 18 (11.25%) SOAP
7 17 (10.63%) Node.js
8 15 (9.38%) REST
9 14 (8.75%) AngularJS
10 13 (8.13%) RESTful
11 11 (6.88%) Symfony
12 10 (6.25%) CSS3
12 10 (6.25%) XML
13 9 (5.63%) ASP.NET
14 8 (5.00%) .NET Core
14 8 (5.00%) Django
14 8 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (4.38%) .NET Framework
15 7 (4.38%) HTML5
15 7 (4.38%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 22 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.88%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.13%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.13%) Fintech
5 5 (3.13%) User Experience
6 3 (1.88%) Digital TV
6 3 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.88%) IPTV
7 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Animation
8 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.63%) Apple iOS
2 16 (10.00%) Android
3 14 (8.75%) Unix
4 8 (5.00%) Windows
5 4 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.13%) OO
3 39 (24.38%) OOP
4 24 (15.00%) Business Transformation
4 24 (15.00%) Software Delivery
5 21 (13.13%) SDLC
5 21 (13.13%) Web Development
6 20 (12.50%) Scrum
6 20 (12.50%) TDD
7 19 (11.88%) Mentoring
7 19 (11.88%) SEO
8 18 (11.25%) Microservices
9 16 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 15 (9.38%) DevOps
11 14 (8.75%) Service Delivery
12 13 (8.13%) Customer Requirements
13 12 (7.50%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.25%) Java
2 56 (35.00%) C#
3 55 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 50 (31.25%) SQL
5 37 (23.13%) C++
6 19 (11.88%) C
7 15 (9.38%) Go
7 15 (9.38%) PHP
8 13 (8.13%) Python
9 10 (6.25%) Scala
10 8 (5.00%) R
10 8 (5.00%) Ruby
10 8 (5.00%) TypeScript
11 7 (4.38%) Embedded C
11 7 (4.38%) Embedded C++
12 6 (3.75%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.25%) Perl
13 2 (1.25%) VB
14 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (16.88%) Degree
2 18 (11.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (11.25%) SC Cleared
2 18 (11.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.25%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) GDPR
2 1 (0.63%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) PSD2
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.88%) Firmware
2 6 (3.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) Ansible
2 7 (4.38%) Terraform
3 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.25%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (9.38%) Oracle
2 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.88%) IBM
4 2 (1.25%) BMC
4 2 (1.25%) EMC
4 2 (1.25%) HP
5 1 (0.63%) Apple