Period
to 23 January 2021

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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 20 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 66 188 233
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.94% 9.94% 12.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.74% 10.85% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 82 175 186
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,178 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.55% +2.25% +3.13%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,700 £26,749
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,000 £67,725
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 853 1,732 1,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.70% 91.54% 89.51%
Number of salaries quoted 701 1,469 1,423
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 23 January 2021.

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 23 January 2021. 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 +2 59 £50,000 +17.65% 30
West Wales -20 5 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Software Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, 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 29 (43.94%) .NET
2 26 (39.39%) C#
3 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
4 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (28.79%) SQL
6 16 (24.24%) PHP
6 16 (24.24%) Azure
7 14 (21.21%) React
8 13 (19.70%) AWS
9 12 (18.18%) Scrum
9 12 (18.18%) C++
9 12 (18.18%) MySQL
9 12 (18.18%) Python
10 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 11 (16.67%) Docker
11 10 (15.15%) DevOps
11 10 (15.15%) Mobile Development
11 10 (15.15%) Mobile App
11 10 (15.15%) HTML
12 9 (13.64%) Java
13 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
13 8 (12.12%) Web Services
13 8 (12.12%) Retail
13 8 (12.12%) Django
13 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
14 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (10.61%) Vue.js
14 7 (10.61%) Degree
14 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
14 7 (10.61%) Test Automation

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 2 (3.03%) Confluence
1 2 (3.03%) WordPress
2 1 (1.52%) Drupal
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Sketch
1 1 (1.52%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.24%) Azure
2 13 (19.70%) AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (3.03%) Serverless
4 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.52%) GCP
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) MySQL
2 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.58%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.52%) Big Data
7 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.06%) JIRA
3 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.55%) webpack
4 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.03%) JUnit
5 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.52%) Firebug
5 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.52%) Maven
5 1 (1.52%) Mockito
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.12%) Retail
2 6 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (3.03%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Local Government
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Senior Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Software Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Software Developer
5 8 (12.12%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.61%) .NET Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Django Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.06%) React Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Python Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Java Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Junior
11 2 (3.03%) Junior Software Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) React
3 10 (15.15%) HTML
4 8 (12.12%) Django
4 8 (12.12%) Web Services
5 7 (10.61%) Node.js
5 7 (10.61%) Vue.js
6 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (7.58%) Laravel
8 4 (6.06%) .NET Core
8 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (6.06%) CSS
8 4 (6.06%) Flask
8 4 (6.06%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (6.06%) RESTful
8 4 (6.06%) Sass
8 4 (6.06%) Spring
8 4 (6.06%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
1 1 (1.52%) Unix
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) Scrum
3 10 (15.15%) DevOps
3 10 (15.15%) Mobile Development
4 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
6 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (9.09%) Kanban
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.58%) MVC
7 5 (7.58%) Software Testing
7 5 (7.58%) TDD
8 4 (6.06%) Build Automation
8 4 (6.06%) OO
8 4 (6.06%) OOP
9 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.55%) Machine Learning
9 3 (4.55%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) C#
2 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.79%) SQL
4 16 (24.24%) PHP
5 12 (18.18%) C++
5 12 (18.18%) Python
6 9 (13.64%) Java
7 6 (9.09%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.55%) ES6
8 3 (4.55%) Go
8 3 (4.55%) PHP 7
9 2 (3.03%) C
9 2 (3.03%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) ES7
10 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle