The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 76 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 16 41 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.33% 4.09% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 4.24% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 23
Average salary £45,000 £38,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.03% +10.80%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +7.72%
Programmer
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1151 967 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.44% 96.51% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 803 922
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Programmer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Programmer Salary Trend in South Wales

Programmer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Programmer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -15 15 £45,000 +16.03%
Monmouthshire - 1 £50,000 -
Programmer
Wales

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 31 (50.00%) Degree
2 28 (45.16%) Banking
2 28 (45.16%) Telecoms
3 25 (40.32%) Unit Testing
4 23 (37.10%) SQL
5 17 (27.42%) Java
5 17 (27.42%) RPG
6 16 (25.81%) Hibernate
7 15 (24.19%) RPG IV
7 15 (24.19%) HTML
8 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (20.97%) XML
10 12 (19.35%) Finance
10 12 (19.35%) Spring
11 11 (17.74%) iSeries
11 11 (17.74%) CSS
11 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
12 10 (16.13%) Oracle
12 10 (16.13%) Web Services
12 10 (16.13%) AS400
12 10 (16.13%) ETL
12 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (16.13%) jQuery
13 9 (14.52%) Data Migration
13 9 (14.52%) Migration
13 9 (14.52%) PHP
13 9 (14.52%) OOP
14 8 (12.90%) N-Tier
14 8 (12.90%) Struts
14 8 (12.90%) J2EE

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (6.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.84%) Fireworks
1 3 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) INSURE/90
2 4 (6.45%) Staffware
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MySQL
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.45%) OLTP
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.23%) MS Access
4 2 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 28 (45.16%) Telecoms
1 28 (45.16%) Banking
2 12 (19.35%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Billing
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) Hibernate
2 15 (24.19%) HTML
3 13 (20.97%) XML
4 12 (19.35%) Spring
5 11 (17.74%) CSS
6 10 (16.13%) Web Services
6 10 (16.13%) jQuery
7 8 (12.90%) Struts
7 8 (12.90%) J2EE
7 8 (12.90%) Java EE
8 6 (9.68%) .NET
9 4 (6.45%) Servlets
9 4 (6.45%) DOM
9 4 (6.45%) XSLT
9 4 (6.45%) Spring MVC
9 4 (6.45%) LINQ
9 4 (6.45%) WinForms
9 4 (6.45%) Entity Framework
9 4 (6.45%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (4.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) iSeries
2 10 (16.13%) AS400
3 8 (12.90%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) User Experience
5 3 (4.84%) Human Factors
6 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Unit Testing
2 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) ETL
3 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (14.52%) OOP
4 9 (14.52%) Migration
4 9 (14.52%) Data Migration
5 8 (12.90%) MVC
5 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.29%) OO
7 6 (9.68%) OOD
7 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.84%) Usability Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Information Architecture
8 3 (4.84%) Customer Intelligence
9 1 (1.61%) Project Management
9 1 (1.61%) UML
9 1 (1.61%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.61%) Scrum
9 1 (1.61%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) SQL
2 17 (27.42%) Java
2 17 (27.42%) RPG
3 15 (24.19%) RPG IV
4 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.52%) PHP
6 7 (11.29%) C#
7 6 (9.68%) PHP5
7 6 (9.68%) RPG/400
8 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.23%) Python
10 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.61%) C++
10 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (6.45%) Xamarin
3 4 (6.45%) Guidewire
3 4 (6.45%) BEA
4 3 (4.84%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) Teradata