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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 56 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 12 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.80% 5.34% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 5.46% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 16
Average salary £37,500 £38,783 £35,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.30% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £28,614 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
638 641 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.80% 97.71% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 527 529 490
Average salary £37,250 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (48.94%) Telecoms
1 23 (48.94%) Banking
1 23 (48.94%) Degree
2 20 (42.55%) Unit Testing
3 16 (34.04%) Java
3 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 16 (34.04%) Hibernate
4 15 (31.91%) Finance
4 15 (31.91%) RPG
5 14 (29.79%) RPG IV
5 14 (29.79%) iSeries
6 12 (25.53%) Spring
6 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (25.53%) HTML
7 10 (21.28%) AS400
8 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
8 8 (17.02%) J2EE
8 8 (17.02%) Oracle
8 8 (17.02%) CSS
8 8 (17.02%) Struts
8 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (17.02%) XML
8 8 (17.02%) N-Tier
8 8 (17.02%) Java EE
8 8 (17.02%) jQuery
8 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.64%) PHP5
9 5 (10.64%) OOP
9 5 (10.64%) MySQL
9 5 (10.64%) PHP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (6.38%) Fireworks
1 3 (6.38%) Photoshop
1 3 (6.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Staffware
1 4 (8.51%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) DB2
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (8.51%) OLTP
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dreamweaver
General
1 23 (48.94%) Telecoms
1 23 (48.94%) Banking
2 15 (31.91%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Billing
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) Hibernate
2 12 (25.53%) Spring
2 12 (25.53%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) J2EE
3 8 (17.02%) CSS
3 8 (17.02%) Struts
3 8 (17.02%) XML
3 8 (17.02%) Java EE
3 8 (17.02%) jQuery
4 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 4 (8.51%) Servlets
4 4 (8.51%) DOM
4 4 (8.51%) XSLT
4 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
4 4 (8.51%) LINQ to SQL
4 4 (8.51%) Spring MVC
4 4 (8.51%) LINQ
5 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.38%) HTML5
5 3 (6.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) iSeries
2 10 (21.28%) AS400
3 8 (17.02%) N-Tier
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) Human Factors
5 3 (6.38%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Unit Testing
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.64%) OOP
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum
5 4 (8.51%) MVC
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) OO
5 4 (8.51%) OOD
5 4 (8.51%) ETL
5 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Usability Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Information Architecture
6 3 (6.38%) Customer Intelligence
7 1 (2.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Java
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) RPG
3 14 (29.79%) RPG IV
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) PHP5
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
6 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.51%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) BEA
2 4 (8.51%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (8.51%) Guidewire
3 3 (6.38%) Adobe