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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 48 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 19 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.05% 1.68% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 1.81% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 4
Average salary £30,565 £37,283 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.01% +1.86%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
601 443 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.47% 93.26% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 529 392 376
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 December 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 20 (100.00%) Banking
1 20 (100.00%) Degree
1 20 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (45.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) J2EE
4 9 (45.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (40.00%) Struts
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) OOD
6 6 (30.00%) OO
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (30.00%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (25.00%) Spring
7 5 (25.00%) ETL
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) Servlets
8 4 (20.00%) DOM
8 4 (20.00%) XSLT
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (20.00%) OLTP
8 4 (20.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) Billing

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) OLTP
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) DataStage
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 20 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 20 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) J2EE
1 9 (45.00%) XML
1 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (40.00%) Struts
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (20.00%) LINQ
4 4 (20.00%) Servlets
4 4 (20.00%) DOM
4 4 (20.00%) XSLT
4 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (5.00%) JPA
5 1 (5.00%) JSF
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (30.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) OOD
4 5 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
1 6 (30.00%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (20.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (5.00%) Teradata
3 1 (5.00%) IBM