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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 80 79 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 13 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.06% 1.50% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.55% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 10
Average salary £33,173 £30,565 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.53% +1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £25,168 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £52,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1194 1095 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.39% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 978 922
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -11 12 £33,173 +8.53% 2
Bridgend - 1 £33,500 - 1
Programmer
Wales

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 17 (58.62%) RPG
3 16 (55.17%) iSeries
3 16 (55.17%) RPG IV
4 12 (41.38%) SDLC
5 11 (37.93%) Degree
5 11 (37.93%) Banking
5 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
5 11 (37.93%) AS400
6 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) HTML
7 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 8 (27.59%) CSS
7 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Scrum
9 5 (17.24%) DB2
9 5 (17.24%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) INSURE/90
9 5 (17.24%) RPG/400
10 4 (13.79%) Web Development
10 4 (13.79%) Web Services
11 3 (10.34%) XML
11 3 (10.34%) OOP
11 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
11 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
11 3 (10.34%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (10.34%) IBM
11 3 (10.34%) Adobe
11 3 (10.34%) Customer Intelligence

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Tuxedo
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
1 3 (10.34%) Fireworks
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.34%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (10.34%) JMeter
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
2 11 (37.93%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
1 8 (27.59%) CSS
2 5 (17.24%) jQuery
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
4 3 (10.34%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 3 (10.34%) JSF
4 3 (10.34%) Ajax
4 3 (10.34%) Java EE
4 3 (10.34%) Spring Web Flow
4 3 (10.34%) JPA
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 3 (10.34%) CSS3
4 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE
5 1 (3.45%) Qt
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.45%) STL
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) iSeries
2 11 (37.93%) AS400
3 3 (10.34%) Human Factors
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) SDLC
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) Usability Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Load Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Customer Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) OOP
6 3 (10.34%) Information Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) RPG
2 16 (55.17%) RPG IV
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) RPG/400
5 3 (10.34%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) PHP5
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) COBOL
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) IBM
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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