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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 67 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 5 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.73% 2.34% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 2.41% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 7
Average salary £30,565 £38,783 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.18% +6.54%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
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
655 665 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.76% 97.22% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 537 551 487
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £52,500
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 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 22 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 22 (100.00%) Banking
1 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 19 (86.36%) Unit Testing
3 15 (68.18%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) J2EE
5 7 (31.82%) XML
5 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
5 7 (31.82%) Struts
5 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) DB2
6 5 (22.73%) RPG
6 5 (22.73%) INSURE/90
6 5 (22.73%) iSeries
6 5 (22.73%) RPG/400
6 5 (22.73%) RPG IV
7 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 4 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (18.18%) Guidewire
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (18.18%) LINQ

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (13.64%) Fireworks
1 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) DB2
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) OLTP
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
General
1 22 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
1 7 (31.82%) J2EE
1 7 (31.82%) XML
1 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
1 7 (31.82%) Struts
2 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
2 4 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
2 4 (18.18%) LINQ
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) Servlets
3 3 (13.64%) DOM
3 3 (13.64%) XSLT
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) Spring MVC
3 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) iSeries
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Human Factors
3 3 (13.64%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Unit Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) ETL
6 3 (13.64%) Customer Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) OOD
6 3 (13.64%) Usability Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) RPG
3 5 (22.73%) RPG/400
3 5 (22.73%) RPG IV
4 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Guidewire
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 3 (13.64%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle