Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 180 188 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.55% 9.56% 9.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.58% 10.57% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 172 178 182
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,850 £28,450 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,250 £63,750 £54,844
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 1,702 1,778 1,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.29% 90.44% 93.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,457 1,445 1,631
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +6 146 £45,500 +3.41% 34
West Wales +2 28 £39,000 +0.65% 5
North Wales +2 3 £28,000 -37.78% 1
Software Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 100 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.00%) Java
3 51 (28.33%) SQL
4 48 (26.67%) .NET
5 44 (24.44%) C#
6 38 (21.11%) Scrum
7 37 (20.56%) Finance
8 36 (20.00%) Degree
9 33 (18.33%) JavaScript
10 27 (15.00%) Spring
11 26 (14.44%) HTML
12 23 (12.78%) C++
12 23 (12.78%) Python
13 22 (12.22%) QA
13 22 (12.22%) Front End Development
14 21 (11.67%) AngularJS
14 21 (11.67%) C
15 19 (10.56%) OWASP
16 18 (10.00%) Git (software)
16 18 (10.00%) SDLC
17 17 (9.44%) IT Strategy
17 17 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (8.89%) CSS
18 16 (8.89%) Machine Learning
18 16 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
19 15 (8.33%) Algorithms
19 15 (8.33%) XML
19 15 (8.33%) PRINCE2
19 15 (8.33%) Hibernate
19 15 (8.33%) MVC

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 9 (5.00%) Apache
2 6 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.11%) Azure
2 8 (4.44%) AWS
3 6 (3.33%) GitHub
4 5 (2.78%) Power Platform
4 5 (2.78%) Serverless
5 3 (1.67%) GCP
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.56%) G Suite
7 1 (0.56%) Office 365
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.11%) Internet
1 2 (1.11%) LAN
1 2 (1.11%) WAN
1 2 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.11%) Wireless
2 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.56%) LTE
2 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.56%) MySQL
3 6 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.78%) Informix
4 5 (2.78%) Power BI
4 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.22%) GIS
5 4 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.67%) Big Data
6 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.67%) Subversion
3 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.11%) Grunt
4 2 (1.11%) gulp
4 2 (1.11%) Spinnaker
4 2 (1.11%) webpack
5 1 (0.56%) Ant
5 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.56%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.56%) JUnit
5 1 (0.56%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.56%) Maven
5 1 (0.56%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 37 (20.56%) Finance
2 11 (6.11%) Advertising
3 7 (3.89%) Games
4 6 (3.33%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.11%) Electronics
5 2 (1.11%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
6 1 (0.56%) Avionics
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (48.33%) Software Engineer
2 57 (31.67%) Developer
3 20 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.00%) Analyst
4 18 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 18 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (9.44%) Software Developer
6 15 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 14 (7.78%) Agile Business Analyst
7 14 (7.78%) Business Analyst
7 14 (7.78%) Business IT Analyst
7 14 (7.78%) Digital Analyst
7 14 (7.78%) Digital Business Analyst
7 14 (7.78%) IT Analyst
7 14 (7.78%) IT Business Analyst
7 14 (7.78%) Technical Analyst
7 14 (7.78%) Technical Business Analyst
8 12 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.11%) .NET Developer
9 11 (6.11%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.67%) .NET
2 27 (15.00%) Spring
3 26 (14.44%) HTML
4 21 (11.67%) AngularJS
5 16 (8.89%) CSS
6 15 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 15 (8.33%) XML
7 14 (7.78%) Spring Boot
8 13 (7.22%) ASP.NET
8 13 (7.22%) Web Services
9 12 (6.67%) React
10 11 (6.11%) Node.js
11 10 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (5.00%) Apache Camel
12 9 (5.00%) J2EE
13 8 (4.44%) REST
14 7 (3.89%) JSON
14 7 (3.89%) Vue.js
14 7 (3.89%) XHTML
15 6 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 8 (4.44%) User Experience
3 7 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.11%) Arduino
8 2 (1.11%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.11%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.67%) Linux
2 10 (5.56%) Windows
3 7 (3.89%) Android
4 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.22%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.67%) Unix
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.11%) Scrum
3 22 (12.22%) Front End Development
4 19 (10.56%) OWASP
5 18 (10.00%) SDLC
6 17 (9.44%) IT Strategy
6 17 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (8.89%) Machine Learning
8 15 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 15 (8.33%) MVC
8 15 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 14 (7.78%) Business Analysis
9 14 (7.78%) Target Operating Model
9 14 (7.78%) TDD
10 13 (7.22%) Computer Science
10 13 (7.22%) DevOps
11 12 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.67%) Information Security
11 12 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.00%) Java
2 51 (28.33%) SQL
3 44 (24.44%) C#
4 33 (18.33%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.78%) C++
5 23 (12.78%) Python
6 21 (11.67%) C
7 11 (6.11%) PHP
8 7 (3.89%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.78%) Groovy
9 5 (2.78%) RPG
9 5 (2.78%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.22%) Ruby
11 2 (1.11%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.11%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.11%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.56%) Delphi
12 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.56%) ES6
12 1 (0.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 36 (20.00%) Degree
2 13 (7.22%) CISMP
2 13 (7.22%) CISSP
3 4 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.11%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.22%) QA
2 7 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 12 (6.67%) Docker
2 6 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.67%) Ansible
3 2 (1.11%) Terraform
4 1 (0.56%) Istio
4 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (7.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.89%) CheckPoint
3 6 (3.33%) IBM
3 6 (3.33%) Oracle
4 4 (2.22%) Cognos
4 4 (2.22%) SAP
5 2 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.56%) VMware
6 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.56%) Zend