The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 65 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 4 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.61% 2.62% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 2.68% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 8
Average salary £30,565 £38,783 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.18% +6.98%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Senior 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
636 598 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.36% 98.03% 98.82%
Number of salaries quoted 534 484 534
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £26,000 £25,850
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%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Cardiff region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 21 (100.00%) Banking
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
2 18 (85.71%) Unit Testing
3 14 (66.67%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (38.10%) Java
5 8 (38.10%) J2EE
5 8 (38.10%) Struts
5 8 (38.10%) XML
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
6 7 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 5 (23.81%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (23.81%) OO
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (23.81%) OOD
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
8 4 (19.05%) Guidewire
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
8 4 (19.05%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
8 4 (19.05%) LINQ
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (19.05%) Data Migration

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 3 (14.29%) Fireworks
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (19.05%) OLTP
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 21 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) J2EE
1 8 (38.10%) Struts
1 8 (38.10%) XML
1 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
3 4 (19.05%) LINQ to SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
3 4 (19.05%) LINQ
3 4 (19.05%) Spring
3 4 (19.05%) Servlets
3 4 (19.05%) DOM
3 4 (19.05%) XSLT
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
4 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (14.29%) CSS3
4 3 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Human Factors
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) OOD
5 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (19.05%) ETL
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Customer Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) RPG/400
5 1 (4.76%) RPG IV
5 1 (4.76%) RPG
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (19.05%) Guidewire
3 3 (14.29%) Adobe