The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 68 86 54
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 16 12 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.82% 1.12% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.14% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 42
Median salary £33,173 £30,587 £30,565
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% +0.07%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
864 1052 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.07% 97.86% 98.91%
Number of salaries quoted 765 917 1053
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +16 15 £33,173 -
Newport -9 1 £30,000 +39.53%
Programmer
Wales

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 17 (65.38%) Unit Testing
2 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 16 (61.54%) Banking
2 16 (61.54%) Feasibility Study
2 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
3 14 (53.85%) Web Services
4 13 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (38.46%) SQL
6 9 (34.62%) .NET
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (34.62%) HTML
7 8 (30.77%) J2EE
7 8 (30.77%) XML
7 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
7 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) Ajax
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) Scrum
9 6 (23.08%) RPG
9 6 (23.08%) iSeries
10 5 (19.23%) jQuery
10 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
10 5 (19.23%) WCF
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 5 (19.23%) CSS
10 5 (19.23%) TDD
11 4 (15.38%) Spring
11 4 (15.38%) JSF

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) ColdFusion
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 4 (15.38%) JMeter
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 4 (15.38%) Toad
3 1 (3.85%) CircleCI
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (61.54%) Banking
1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Billing
4 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) Ajax
3 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 8 (30.77%) J2EE
3 8 (30.77%) XML
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
4 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
4 5 (19.23%) jQuery
4 5 (19.23%) WCF
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (15.38%) Java EE
5 4 (15.38%) JPA
5 4 (15.38%) JSF
5 4 (15.38%) SOAP
5 4 (15.38%) Spring
5 4 (15.38%) Spring Web Flow
5 4 (15.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) iSeries
2 2 (7.69%) AS400
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Unit Testing
2 16 (61.54%) Feasibility Study
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 4 (15.38%) UML
6 4 (15.38%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Android Development
7 1 (3.85%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
7 1 (3.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) RPG
5 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 4 (15.38%) RPG IV
5 4 (15.38%) RPG/400
6 2 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HND
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) CA Agile Central
1 4 (15.38%) Guidewire
1 4 (15.38%) IBM
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
1 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Sony