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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 67 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 26 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.41% 1.55% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.61% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 11
Average salary £30,283 £32,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.36% -12.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £35,783 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
1049 1117 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.04% 96.46% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 917 989 804
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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
Newport +23 15 £31,500 -10.00%
Cardiff -7 5 £30,565 -10.10%
Monmouthshire - 5 £30,000 -
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Programmer
Wales

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 26 (50.98%) Java
2 24 (47.06%) Unit Testing
3 23 (45.10%) Degree
4 22 (43.14%) Hibernate
5 20 (39.22%) J2EE
5 20 (39.22%) Web Services
5 20 (39.22%) XML
6 18 (35.29%) SQL
7 17 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 16 (31.37%) Banking
8 16 (31.37%) Spring
9 14 (27.45%) JSF
9 14 (27.45%) IBM
10 13 (25.49%) OO
10 13 (25.49%) HTML
10 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
10 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (23.53%) Statistics
11 12 (23.53%) Visualisation
12 11 (21.57%) Scala
12 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
12 11 (21.57%) TDD
12 11 (21.57%) Scrum
13 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
13 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
13 10 (19.61%) Open Source
14 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
14 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
15 8 (15.69%) Adobe
15 8 (15.69%) SOA

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (15.69%) FileNet
1 8 (15.69%) Confluence
1 8 (15.69%) LiveCycle
2 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.84%) OpenROAD
3 4 (7.84%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) INSURE/90
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.76%) Ingres
4 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.92%) DB2
5 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Maven
1 8 (15.69%) Subversion
1 8 (15.69%) JIRA
1 8 (15.69%) Hudson
1 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.84%) JMeter
5 2 (3.92%) Xcode
5 2 (3.92%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 16 (31.37%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Billing
4 5 (9.80%) Games
5 2 (3.92%) Finance
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) Hibernate
2 20 (39.22%) J2EE
2 20 (39.22%) Web Services
2 20 (39.22%) XML
3 16 (31.37%) Spring
4 14 (27.45%) JSF
5 13 (25.49%) HTML
6 8 (15.69%) XSLT
6 8 (15.69%) SOAP
6 8 (15.69%) .NET
6 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (11.76%) Struts
7 6 (11.76%) CSS
8 4 (7.84%) Spring Web Flow
8 4 (7.84%) Java EE
8 4 (7.84%) Ajax
8 4 (7.84%) JPA
9 3 (5.88%) OAuth
9 3 (5.88%) RESTful
9 3 (5.88%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Statistics
1 12 (23.53%) Visualisation
2 10 (19.61%) Open Source
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Android
2 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Unit Testing
2 13 (25.49%) OO
2 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) TDD
3 11 (21.57%) Scrum
4 8 (15.69%) SOA
4 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
4 8 (15.69%) DSDM
4 8 (15.69%) RUP
4 8 (15.69%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (15.69%) Pair Programming
4 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (15.69%) Release Management
4 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (15.69%) DevOps
4 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
5 6 (11.76%) ERP
5 6 (11.76%) CRM
6 5 (9.80%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Java
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) Scala
4 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.69%) C#
5 8 (15.69%) Clojure
5 8 (15.69%) Groovy
6 5 (9.80%) VB
7 4 (7.84%) RPG
7 4 (7.84%) RPG IV
8 3 (5.88%) Perl
9 2 (3.92%) PHP
9 2 (3.92%) C++
9 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.92%) RPG/400
10 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MCSA
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) MCSD
2 1 (1.96%) HND
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) IBM
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.69%) Adobe
3 8 (15.69%) Twitter
4 6 (11.76%) Guidewire
5 5 (9.80%) Sage
6 1 (1.96%) Cognos
6 1 (1.96%) Lotus
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) SAP