Period
to 12 June 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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 23 18
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 82 113 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.07% 8.15% 10.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 9.11% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77 97 167
10th Percentile £31,700 £31,250 £27,650
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £65,005 £57,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 1,230 1,241 1,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 91.11% 89.54% 91.57%
Number of salaries quoted 833 1,069 1,319
10th Percentile £28,350 £26,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £33,375 £32,900 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,150
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 12 June 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 12 June 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 78 £47,500 +5.56% 48
West Wales -28 3 £38,000 -24.00% 1
North Wales 0 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Software Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 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 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.02%) C#
2 32 (39.02%) .NET
3 28 (34.15%) Azure
4 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
5 19 (23.17%) SQL
5 19 (23.17%) Degree
6 18 (21.95%) DevOps
7 16 (19.51%) Scrum
8 15 (18.29%) React
9 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
9 14 (17.07%) Java
10 13 (15.85%) HTML
10 13 (15.85%) Avionics
10 13 (15.85%) Decision-Making
11 12 (14.63%) Jenkins
11 12 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (14.63%) Software Testing
12 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
12 11 (13.41%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 10 (12.20%) Software Delivery
13 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
14 9 (10.98%) Python
14 9 (10.98%) Validation
14 9 (10.98%) Mentoring
14 9 (10.98%) Systems Engineering
14 9 (10.98%) Artifactory
14 9 (10.98%) REST
15 8 (9.76%) vSphere
15 8 (9.76%) TypeScript

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 4 (4.88%) Apache
2 3 (3.66%) JBoss
2 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.22%) OnBase
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 28 (34.15%) Azure
2 5 (6.10%) AWS
2 5 (6.10%) GCP
3 3 (3.66%) npm
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.22%) Power Automate
4 1 (1.22%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Internet
2 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.66%) Firewall
3 3 (3.66%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.44%) HTTP
5 1 (1.22%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.88%) MySQL
3 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.44%) Big Data
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.22%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.22%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.22%) Delta Lake
5 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.22%) Parquet
5 1 (1.22%) Power BI
5 1 (1.22%) Spark SQL
5 1 (1.22%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.98%) Artifactory
4 8 (9.76%) GitLab
4 8 (9.76%) Rational Quality Manager
4 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
5 6 (7.32%) Rational Team Concert
6 4 (4.88%) Maven
7 3 (3.66%) Ant
7 3 (3.66%) JIRA
7 3 (3.66%) JMeter
7 3 (3.66%) Protractor
7 3 (3.66%) Selenium
7 3 (3.66%) Subversion
8 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.22%) Cypress.io
9 1 (1.22%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.22%) webpack
General
1 13 (15.85%) Avionics
2 6 (7.32%) Social Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Games
3 5 (6.10%) Presentation Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 4 (4.88%) Marketing
5 3 (3.66%) Billing
5 3 (3.66%) Finance
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 33 (40.24%) Developer
2 29 (35.37%) Software Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Principal Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Principal Software Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.54%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Digital Marketing Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Junior
9 3 (3.66%) Marketing Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) .NET
2 15 (18.29%) React
3 13 (15.85%) HTML
4 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
5 9 (10.98%) REST
6 8 (9.76%) Vue.js
7 7 (8.54%) .NET Core
7 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.54%) CSS
7 7 (8.54%) Node.js
7 7 (8.54%) Spring
8 5 (6.10%) HTML5
8 5 (6.10%) Web Services
9 4 (4.88%) CSS3
9 4 (4.88%) Laravel
10 3 (3.66%) OAuth
10 3 (3.66%) OAuth2
10 3 (3.66%) OpenID
10 3 (3.66%) RESTful
10 3 (3.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.66%) User Experience
3 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.22%) Social Media
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Android
1 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.66%) Windows
1 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.95%) DevOps
3 16 (19.51%) Scrum
4 13 (15.85%) Decision-Making
5 12 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (14.63%) Software Testing
6 11 (13.41%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 10 (12.20%) Software Delivery
8 9 (10.98%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.98%) Systems Engineering
8 9 (10.98%) Validation
9 8 (9.76%) Conflict Resolution
9 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.76%) Software Licensing
10 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.54%) TDD
11 6 (7.32%) BDD
11 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.32%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.02%) C#
2 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.17%) SQL
4 14 (17.07%) Java
5 9 (10.98%) Python
6 8 (9.76%) TypeScript
7 6 (7.32%) C
7 6 (7.32%) C++
7 6 (7.32%) PHP
8 4 (4.88%) Java 8
8 4 (4.88%) PHP 7
9 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.44%) Groovy
11 1 (1.22%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.22%) ES6
11 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) SAFe Agilist
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) JTAG
2 1 (1.22%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Docker
1 8 (9.76%) vSphere
2 5 (6.10%) Firmware
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Ansible
2 5 (6.10%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Dell
2 8 (9.76%) VMware
3 6 (7.32%) Guidewire
4 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.22%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) Hyland
5 1 (1.22%) Pega