Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 21 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 214 197 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 10.38% 9.64% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.69% 10.39% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 186 180 144
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +18.06%
10th Percentile £26,749 £21,950 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £54,844 £74,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,830 1,896 2,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.79% 92.80% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,471 1,629 2,045
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,450 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £56,700 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +4 144 £44,000 +3.53% 55
West Wales +3 62 £49,039 +26.55% 10
North Wales +4 4 £47,500 +137.50% 2
Mid Wales - 4 £36,000 - 4
Software Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 118 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (46.26%) Java
3 69 (32.24%) Amazon AWS
4 62 (28.97%) Mentoring
5 61 (28.50%) OO
6 56 (26.17%) C#
7 50 (23.36%) JavaScript
7 50 (23.36%) TDD
8 48 (22.43%) Unix
9 46 (21.50%) .NET
9 46 (21.50%) DevOps
10 40 (18.69%) E-Commerce
10 40 (18.69%) Service Delivery
11 39 (18.22%) OOP
11 39 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (17.29%) HTML
13 35 (16.36%) Scrum
14 34 (15.89%) SQL
14 34 (15.89%) CSS
14 34 (15.89%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (14.02%) ASP.NET
16 29 (13.55%) Finance
17 28 (13.08%) Web Services
18 26 (12.15%) Software Delivery
19 24 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (11.21%) Digital Media
19 24 (11.21%) Fintech
19 24 (11.21%) Degree
20 23 (10.75%) Git (software)
20 23 (10.75%) Functional Programming

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 6 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.87%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.87%) CMS
2 4 (1.87%) SAS
3 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) Confluence
5 1 (0.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) Jetty
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 69 (32.24%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.74%) npm
4 6 (2.80%) GitHub
5 5 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.87%) PaaS
7 2 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.93%) Office 365
8 1 (0.47%) Apigee
8 1 (0.47%) IaaS
8 1 (0.47%) SaaS
8 1 (0.47%) Slack
8 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.34%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.40%) HTTP
3 2 (0.93%) Extranet
3 2 (0.93%) Intranet
3 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.47%) Modbus
4 1 (0.47%) RS-232
4 1 (0.47%) RS-485
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.54%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.27%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.40%) Big Data
7 3 (1.40%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.40%) Sqoop
8 2 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.93%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.93%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.93%) HPCC
8 2 (0.93%) MySQL
8 2 (0.93%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.47%) GIS
9 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.47%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (10.75%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (7.01%) webpack
4 11 (5.14%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.67%) Maven
6 9 (4.21%) JIRA
7 8 (3.74%) gulp
8 7 (3.27%) Gradle
9 6 (2.80%) Selenium
10 5 (2.34%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.87%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.40%) Ant
12 3 (1.40%) Babel
12 3 (1.40%) JUnit
12 3 (1.40%) Subversion
12 3 (1.40%) TestNG
13 2 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
13 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (13.55%) Finance
2 18 (8.41%) Marketing
3 8 (3.74%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.34%) Advertising
4 5 (2.34%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.87%) Electronics
5 4 (1.87%) Games
5 4 (1.87%) Law
5 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.40%) Back Office
6 3 (1.40%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (50.47%) Software Engineer
2 48 (22.43%) Senior Software Engineer
3 47 (21.96%) Developer
4 20 (9.35%) Java Developer
4 20 (9.35%) Lead Software Engineer
5 16 (7.48%) Architect
5 16 (7.48%) Technical Leader
6 14 (6.54%) Technical Architect
7 13 (6.07%) Java Engineer
7 13 (6.07%) Lead Architect
7 13 (6.07%) Quality Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Applications Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Applications Support
9 11 (5.14%) Applications Support Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Junior
9 11 (5.14%) Junior Software Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.67%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.50%) .NET
2 37 (17.29%) HTML
3 34 (15.89%) CSS
4 30 (14.02%) ASP.NET
5 28 (13.08%) Web Services
6 23 (10.75%) React
7 20 (9.35%) HTML5
7 20 (9.35%) XML
8 18 (8.41%) AngularJS
9 15 (7.01%) jQuery
9 15 (7.01%) Node.js
9 15 (7.01%) REST
10 14 (6.54%) Spring
11 13 (6.07%) Ajax
12 11 (5.14%) Redux
12 11 (5.14%) RESTful
12 11 (5.14%) Sass
12 11 (5.14%) Spring Boot
13 10 (4.67%) CSS3
13 10 (4.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (11.21%) Digital Media
1 24 (11.21%) Fintech
2 15 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.07%) User Experience
4 12 (5.61%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.74%) Cloud Native
5 8 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.40%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.93%) Animation
8 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.47%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.47%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.47%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.47%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.43%) Unix
2 19 (8.88%) Linux
3 9 (4.21%) Windows
4 7 (3.27%) Android
4 7 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.34%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) VMS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (28.97%) Mentoring
3 61 (28.50%) OO
4 50 (23.36%) TDD
5 46 (21.50%) DevOps
6 40 (18.69%) E-Commerce
6 40 (18.69%) Service Delivery
7 39 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (18.22%) OOP
8 35 (16.36%) Scrum
9 34 (15.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (12.15%) Software Delivery
11 23 (10.75%) Functional Programming
12 19 (8.88%) Test Automation
13 18 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (7.94%) Front End Development
15 16 (7.48%) Affiliate Marketing
16 15 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (6.07%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 99 (46.26%) Java
2 56 (26.17%) C#
3 50 (23.36%) JavaScript
4 34 (15.89%) SQL
5 19 (8.88%) C++
6 18 (8.41%) Python
7 16 (7.48%) PHP
8 11 (5.14%) C
9 10 (4.67%) ES6
10 9 (4.21%) Go
11 8 (3.74%) Ruby
11 8 (3.74%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.27%) Java 8
13 6 (2.80%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.87%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.87%) R
14 4 (1.87%) Scala
15 3 (1.40%) Apple Swift
15 3 (1.40%) Groovy
16 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (11.21%) Degree
2 8 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.87%) PhD
6 2 (0.93%) HND
7 1 (0.47%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.47%) CITP
7 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.28%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) MISRA
3 1 (0.47%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (7.94%) Docker
2 3 (1.40%) Firmware
2 3 (1.40%) HDFS
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.87%) Kibana
2 3 (1.40%) Ansible
3 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.93%) Terraform
4 1 (0.47%) Consul
4 1 (0.47%) Graphite
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.47%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) Salt
4 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (4.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.21%) Oracle
3 6 (2.80%) Google
4 4 (1.87%) IBM
5 3 (1.40%) SAP
6 2 (0.93%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.93%) Perforce
7 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.47%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.47%) Mashery
7 1 (0.47%) New Relic
7 1 (0.47%) Splunk
7 1 (0.47%) Sybase
7 1 (0.47%) VMware