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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 66 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 13 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.59% 2.04% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.13% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 2
Average salary £33,173 £30,565 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.53% -12.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
795 657 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.95% 95.77% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 656 581 406
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,928 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 30 July 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 17 (58.62%) RPG
3 16 (55.17%) iSeries
3 16 (55.17%) RPG IV
4 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
4 12 (41.38%) Banking
4 12 (41.38%) Degree
4 12 (41.38%) SDLC
5 11 (37.93%) AS400
6 9 (31.03%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) HTML
6 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 6 (20.69%) Scrum
9 5 (17.24%) Web Development
9 5 (17.24%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) INSURE/90
9 5 (17.24%) RPG/400
9 5 (17.24%) DB2
10 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (13.79%) J2EE
10 4 (13.79%) Java
10 4 (13.79%) Web Services
10 4 (13.79%) XML
10 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
10 4 (13.79%) JMeter
10 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
10 4 (13.79%) IBM

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
1 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Tuxedo
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
1 3 (10.34%) Fireworks
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
1 4 (13.79%) JMeter
2 3 (10.34%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) CSS
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) jQuery
3 4 (13.79%) JPA
3 4 (13.79%) J2EE
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 4 (13.79%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
3 4 (13.79%) Spring
3 4 (13.79%) JSF
3 4 (13.79%) Ajax
3 4 (13.79%) Java EE
3 4 (13.79%) Spring Web Flow
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 3 (10.34%) CSS3
4 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) iSeries
2 11 (37.93%) AS400
3 3 (10.34%) Human Factors
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) SDLC
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Web Development
5 4 (13.79%) Load Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Usability Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Customer Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) OOP
8 1 (3.45%) Analytics
8 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) RPG
2 16 (55.17%) RPG IV
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) RPG/400
6 4 (13.79%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) C#
7 2 (6.90%) PHP5
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) C++
8 1 (3.45%) COBOL
8 1 (3.45%) C
8 1 (3.45%) VB
8 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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