The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 49 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 17 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.62% 5.71% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 5.89% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 16
Average salary £35,000 £38,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.75% +10.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
627 475 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.76% 96.94% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 545 398 476
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +5.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 March 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 24 (48.00%) Degree
2 22 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (44.00%) Banking
3 19 (38.00%) Unit Testing
4 16 (32.00%) Hibernate
4 16 (32.00%) Java
4 16 (32.00%) SQL
5 14 (28.00%) HTML
6 12 (24.00%) Spring
7 11 (22.00%) Finance
7 11 (22.00%) RPG
8 10 (20.00%) Oracle
8 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (20.00%) CSS
8 10 (20.00%) AS400
8 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (20.00%) iSeries
8 10 (20.00%) jQuery
9 9 (18.00%) RPG IV
9 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (16.00%) Struts
10 8 (16.00%) XML
10 8 (16.00%) N-Tier
10 8 (16.00%) PHP
10 8 (16.00%) J2EE
10 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (16.00%) Java EE
11 7 (14.00%) MySQL
11 7 (14.00%) OOP
11 7 (14.00%) OO

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (6.00%) Fireworks
1 3 (6.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Staffware
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.00%) OLTP
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) DataStage
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.00%) Xcode
General
1 22 (44.00%) Telecoms
1 22 (44.00%) Banking
2 11 (22.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Billing
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) Hibernate
2 14 (28.00%) HTML
3 12 (24.00%) Spring
4 10 (20.00%) CSS
4 10 (20.00%) jQuery
5 8 (16.00%) Struts
5 8 (16.00%) J2EE
5 8 (16.00%) Java EE
5 8 (16.00%) XML
6 4 (8.00%) DOM
6 4 (8.00%) XSLT
6 4 (8.00%) Spring MVC
6 4 (8.00%) LINQ
6 4 (8.00%) Web Services
6 4 (8.00%) Servlets
6 4 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (8.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (6.00%) HTML5
7 3 (6.00%) CSS3
7 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) AS400
1 10 (20.00%) iSeries
2 8 (16.00%) N-Tier
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) User Experience
4 3 (6.00%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) UNIX
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.00%) OOP
5 7 (14.00%) OO
6 6 (12.00%) OOD
7 5 (10.00%) ETL
8 4 (8.00%) MVC
8 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.00%) Information Architecture
9 3 (6.00%) Usability Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Customer Intelligence
10 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.00%) UML
11 1 (2.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Java
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) RPG
3 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.00%) RPG IV
5 8 (16.00%) PHP
6 6 (12.00%) PHP5
7 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (48.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (8.00%) BEA
3 4 (8.00%) Guidewire
4 3 (6.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Teradata