Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £49,039 in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 6.59% 6.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.59% 6.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 0
West Wales median annual salary £49,039 £49,039 -
Wales median annual salary £44,000 £45,269 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.80% +13.17% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Wales
Permanent vacancies in West Wales with a recognized job title 258 295 129
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.01% 99.23%
Number of salaries quoted 238 266 119
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -9.72%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £20,950
90th Percentile £54,844 £56,250 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in West Wales

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in West Wales.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in West Wales

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in West Wales over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in West Wales

Software Engineer
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Swansea +8 17 £49,039 - 1
Software Engineer
Wales

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Wales region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 16 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 16 (94.12%) OO
3 15 (88.24%) Java
3 15 (88.24%) Unix
3 15 (88.24%) OOP
3 15 (88.24%) Service Delivery
3 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (58.82%) Software Delivery
5 9 (52.94%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (52.94%) Business Transformation
6 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (47.06%) QA
6 8 (47.06%) SEO
7 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 1 (5.88%) Workflow
9 1 (5.88%) ETL
9 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.88%) Intranet
9 1 (5.88%) Extranet
9 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.88%) Coaching
9 1 (5.88%) Change Control
9 1 (5.88%) DevOps
9 1 (5.88%) Open Source
9 1 (5.88%) Release Management
9 1 (5.88%) Test Automation

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Extranet
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 16 (94.12%) OO
2 16 (94.12%) Software Engineering
3 15 (88.24%) OOP
3 15 (88.24%) Service Delivery
4 10 (58.82%) Software Delivery
5 9 (52.94%) Business Transformation
5 9 (52.94%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (47.06%) SEO
7 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.88%) Change Control
9 1 (5.88%) Coaching
9 1 (5.88%) DevOps
9 1 (5.88%) ETL
9 1 (5.88%) Release Management
9 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA