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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 56 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 11 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.64% 0.50% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 0.52% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 4
Average salary £30,565 £33,000 £38,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% -15.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
647 573 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.28% 95.66% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 574 470 309
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 33 (71.74%) Unit Testing
2 28 (60.87%) Web Services
3 27 (58.70%) Java
3 27 (58.70%) Telecoms
4 26 (56.52%) Degree
5 25 (54.35%) J2EE
5 25 (54.35%) XML
5 25 (54.35%) Hibernate
6 24 (52.17%) Banking
7 18 (39.13%) SQL
8 17 (36.96%) IBM
8 17 (36.96%) Spring
8 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
9 16 (34.78%) HTML
10 14 (30.43%) Scrum
10 14 (30.43%) Scala
10 14 (30.43%) MongoDB
11 13 (28.26%) OO
11 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (28.26%) TDD
11 13 (28.26%) JSF
12 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
13 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
13 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
14 9 (19.57%) SOAP
14 9 (19.57%) XSLT
14 9 (19.57%) OOA/OOD
14 9 (19.57%) RUP
14 9 (19.57%) DSDM
14 9 (19.57%) SOA

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (19.57%) FileNet
1 9 (19.57%) LiveCycle
1 9 (19.57%) Confluence
2 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) INSURE/90
2 3 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) MongoDB
2 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 9 (19.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (19.57%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.70%) DB2
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Subversion
1 9 (19.57%) Maven
1 9 (19.57%) JIRA
1 9 (19.57%) Hudson
1 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.70%) JMeter
3 4 (8.70%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 27 (58.70%) Telecoms
2 24 (52.17%) Banking
3 8 (17.39%) Billing
4 5 (10.87%) Finance
5 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.52%) Marketing
5 3 (6.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) Web Services
2 25 (54.35%) XML
2 25 (54.35%) J2EE
2 25 (54.35%) Hibernate
3 17 (36.96%) Spring
4 16 (34.78%) HTML
5 13 (28.26%) JSF
6 9 (19.57%) XSLT
6 9 (19.57%) SOAP
6 9 (19.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (17.39%) Struts
7 8 (17.39%) CSS
8 7 (15.22%) jQuery
9 5 (10.87%) JSON
9 5 (10.87%) .NET
9 5 (10.87%) Mojolicious
9 5 (10.87%) OAuth
9 5 (10.87%) RESTful
10 4 (8.70%) JSP
10 4 (8.70%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) DTV
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Unit Testing
2 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
3 14 (30.43%) Scrum
4 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.26%) TDD
4 13 (28.26%) OO
5 9 (19.57%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (19.57%) RUP
5 9 (19.57%) DSDM
5 9 (19.57%) SOA
5 9 (19.57%) Pair Programming
5 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
5 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (19.57%) Release Management
5 9 (19.57%) DevOps
6 7 (15.22%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Load Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) Java
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) Scala
4 9 (19.57%) Clojure
4 9 (19.57%) Groovy
5 8 (17.39%) RPG IV
5 8 (17.39%) RPG
6 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.87%) Perl
8 4 (8.70%) RPG/400
9 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.35%) C#
10 2 (4.35%) C++
10 2 (4.35%) PHP
10 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) IBM
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) Adobe
3 9 (19.57%) Twitter
4 8 (17.39%) Guidewire
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle
5 3 (6.52%) SAP