The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 78 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 17 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.49% 0.98% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.01% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 5
Average salary £30,565 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,168 £28,850 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £35,000 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1102 1084 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.41% 96.10% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 987 959 730
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
Wales

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +2 13 £30,565 -12.67%
Newport -2 2 £31,500 +5.00%
Monmouthshire - 1 £30,000 -
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Programmer
Wales

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 35 (58.33%) Java
2 33 (55.00%) Unit Testing
3 29 (48.33%) Web Services
4 27 (45.00%) Degree
4 27 (45.00%) Telecoms
5 26 (43.33%) Hibernate
5 26 (43.33%) J2EE
6 25 (41.67%) XML
7 24 (40.00%) Banking
8 21 (35.00%) SQL
9 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 18 (30.00%) Spring
10 17 (28.33%) HTML
10 17 (28.33%) IBM
11 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (23.33%) Scrum
12 14 (23.33%) Scala
12 14 (23.33%) MongoDB
13 13 (21.67%) TDD
13 13 (21.67%) JSF
13 13 (21.67%) OO
14 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 9 (15.00%) FileNet
15 9 (15.00%) Maven
15 9 (15.00%) Pair Programming
15 9 (15.00%) JIRA
15 9 (15.00%) Subversion
15 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (15.00%) FileNet
1 9 (15.00%) Tomcat
1 9 (15.00%) Confluence
1 9 (15.00%) LiveCycle
2 8 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) INSURE/90
2 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) MongoDB
3 9 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.67%) DB2
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Maven
1 9 (15.00%) JIRA
1 9 (15.00%) Subversion
1 9 (15.00%) Hudson
1 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
3 4 (6.67%) JMeter
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.33%) Xcode
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (40.00%) Banking
3 8 (13.33%) Billing
4 6 (10.00%) Finance
5 3 (5.00%) Electronics
5 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (48.33%) Web Services
2 26 (43.33%) Hibernate
2 26 (43.33%) J2EE
3 25 (41.67%) XML
4 18 (30.00%) Spring
5 17 (28.33%) HTML
6 13 (21.67%) JSF
7 9 (15.00%) XSLT
7 9 (15.00%) SOAP
7 9 (15.00%) .NET
7 9 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (13.33%) Struts
8 8 (13.33%) CSS
9 7 (11.67%) jQuery
10 5 (8.33%) JSON
10 5 (8.33%) Mojolicious
10 5 (8.33%) RESTful
10 5 (8.33%) JPA
10 5 (8.33%) OAuth
11 4 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Open Source
2 7 (11.67%) DTV
3 2 (3.33%) iPhone
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Android
1 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Unit Testing
2 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.33%) Scrum
4 13 (21.67%) TDD
4 13 (21.67%) OO
5 9 (15.00%) Pair Programming
5 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.00%) Release Management
5 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (15.00%) RUP
5 9 (15.00%) DSDM
5 9 (15.00%) SOA
5 9 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (15.00%) DevOps
6 7 (11.67%) Migration
7 5 (8.33%) iOS Development
8 4 (6.67%) Android Development
8 4 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) Java
2 21 (35.00%) SQL
3 14 (23.33%) Scala
4 9 (15.00%) Groovy
4 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.00%) Clojure
5 8 (13.33%) RPG IV
5 8 (13.33%) RPG
6 5 (8.33%) Perl
7 4 (6.67%) RPG/400
7 4 (6.67%) C#
7 4 (6.67%) C++
7 4 (6.67%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.33%) C
9 2 (3.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) IBM
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) Adobe
3 9 (15.00%) Twitter
4 8 (13.33%) Guidewire
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle
5 3 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Sage