The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 61 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 7 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.08% 2.26% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.34% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 30
Median salary £33,173 £40,000 £38,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.06% +3.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,087 £30,565 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programmer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
639 640 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.61% 96.24% 99.35%
Number of salaries quoted 538 538 498
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Programmer in the job title.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Programmer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Cardiff region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) RPG
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) iSeries
6 5 (31.25%) J2EE
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Struts
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) Billing
7 4 (25.00%) Guidewire
7 4 (25.00%) RPG/400
7 4 (25.00%) RPG IV
8 3 (18.75%) Ajax
8 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
9 2 (12.50%) Toad
9 2 (12.50%) IBM
9 2 (12.50%) ColdFusion
9 2 (12.50%) Advertising
9 2 (12.50%) AS400

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (12.50%) ColdFusion
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Toad
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (25.00%) Billing
4 2 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE
3 5 (31.25%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Struts
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 1 (6.25%) Java EE
7 1 (6.25%) JPA
7 1 (6.25%) JSF
7 1 (6.25%) Spring
7 1 (6.25%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) iSeries
2 2 (12.50%) AS400
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) RPG
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) RPG IV
3 4 (25.00%) RPG/400
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL
5 1 (6.25%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Rally