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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 64 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.79% 1.05% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.09% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 9
Average salary £30,565 £34,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.10% -7.10%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
618 551 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.78% 96.50% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 546 462 312
Average salary £34,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 22 (73.33%) Java
3 20 (66.67%) J2EE
3 20 (66.67%) Web Services
3 20 (66.67%) XML
3 20 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 18 (60.00%) Degree
5 17 (56.67%) Telecoms
6 16 (53.33%) Banking
7 14 (46.67%) Spring
7 14 (46.67%) IBM
8 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
9 12 (40.00%) JSF
9 12 (40.00%) HTML
10 11 (36.67%) OO
10 11 (36.67%) Scrum
10 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (36.67%) TDD
10 11 (36.67%) Scala
10 11 (36.67%) MongoDB
11 9 (30.00%) SQL
12 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 8 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (26.67%) RUP
12 8 (26.67%) XSLT
12 8 (26.67%) SOAP
12 8 (26.67%) FileNet
12 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
12 8 (26.67%) Adobe
12 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (26.67%) FileNet
1 8 (26.67%) Confluence
1 8 (26.67%) LiveCycle
2 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) INSURE/90
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Hudson
1 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 8 (26.67%) Maven
1 8 (26.67%) Subversion
1 8 (26.67%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (13.33%) JMeter
4 2 (6.67%) Xcode
4 2 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (56.67%) Telecoms
2 16 (53.33%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) J2EE
1 20 (66.67%) Web Services
1 20 (66.67%) XML
1 20 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 14 (46.67%) Spring
3 12 (40.00%) JSF
3 12 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (26.67%) XSLT
4 8 (26.67%) SOAP
4 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (20.00%) Struts
5 6 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (13.33%) JPA
6 4 (13.33%) Java EE
6 4 (13.33%) Ajax
6 4 (13.33%) Spring Web Flow
7 3 (10.00%) jQuery
7 3 (10.00%) JSON
7 3 (10.00%) OAuth
7 3 (10.00%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) iPhone
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
3 11 (36.67%) OO
3 11 (36.67%) Scrum
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 8 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (26.67%) RUP
4 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 8 (26.67%) DSDM
4 8 (26.67%) SOA
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (26.67%) DevOps
4 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 8 (26.67%) Pair Programming
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (26.67%) Release Management
5 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) Scala
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) Clojure
4 8 (26.67%) Groovy
5 4 (13.33%) RPG
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) RPG IV
6 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (6.67%) C#
7 2 (6.67%) C++
7 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 2 (6.67%) RPG/400
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) IBM
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Adobe
2 8 (26.67%) Twitter
3 6 (20.00%) Guidewire
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) SAP