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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 33 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 35 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.41% 3.23% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.55% 3.52% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 10
Average salary £30,565 £35,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.90% +10.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,783 £36,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +8.57%
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
631 369 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.53% 91.56% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 561 330 384
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,100 £50,000
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 January 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (56.76%) Degree
2 19 (51.35%) Unit Testing
2 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
2 19 (51.35%) Banking
3 16 (43.24%) Hibernate
3 16 (43.24%) Java
3 16 (43.24%) SQL
4 12 (32.43%) Spring
5 10 (27.03%) Oracle
5 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (24.32%) HTML
7 8 (21.62%) J2EE
7 8 (21.62%) N-Tier
7 8 (21.62%) Struts
7 8 (21.62%) XML
7 8 (21.62%) Java EE
7 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
8 7 (18.92%) OO
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (16.22%) OOD
9 6 (16.22%) PHP
9 6 (16.22%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (13.51%) jQuery
10 5 (13.51%) OOP
10 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.51%) MySQL
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.51%) JavaScript

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (10.81%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Staffware
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) OLTP
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) DataStage
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
1 19 (51.35%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Billing
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Hibernate
2 12 (32.43%) Spring
3 9 (24.32%) HTML
4 8 (21.62%) J2EE
4 8 (21.62%) Struts
4 8 (21.62%) Java EE
4 8 (21.62%) XML
5 5 (13.51%) CSS
5 5 (13.51%) jQuery
6 4 (10.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (10.81%) LINQ to SQL
6 4 (10.81%) Servlets
6 4 (10.81%) Web Services
6 4 (10.81%) DOM
6 4 (10.81%) XSLT
6 4 (10.81%) Spring MVC
6 4 (10.81%) LINQ
7 1 (2.70%) JSON
7 1 (2.70%) Cocoa
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) AS400
3 3 (8.11%) iSeries
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Unit Testing
2 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
4 7 (18.92%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) OOD
6 5 (13.51%) ETL
6 5 (13.51%) OOP
6 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.70%) UML
9 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) PHP
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PHP5
5 3 (8.11%) RPG
6 2 (5.41%) RPG IV
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (10.81%) BEA
3 4 (10.81%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.70%) Teradata
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Salary: From £32,277 to £36,309 per annum + Benefits
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