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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 38 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 56 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.94% 2.53% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 2.67% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 10
Average salary £30,565 £38,141 £33,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.86% +14.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,783 £38,490
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
1100 1086 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.09% 94.68% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 966 986 816
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Cardiff +18 31 £30,565 -14.58% 1
Newport +22 21 £30,565 -21.18%
Monmouthshire - 2 £50,000 -
Bridgend +13 1 £32,500 -26.96%
Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Programmer
Wales

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (45.12%) SQL
2 34 (41.46%) Degree
3 29 (35.37%) Statistics
3 29 (35.37%) Visualisation
4 24 (29.27%) Telecoms
4 24 (29.27%) Banking
4 24 (29.27%) Unit Testing
4 24 (29.27%) Java
5 19 (23.17%) Hibernate
6 15 (18.29%) Spring
7 14 (17.07%) XML
7 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 14 (17.07%) Ingres
8 13 (15.85%) HTML
8 13 (15.85%) C#
9 12 (14.63%) .NET
9 12 (14.63%) OO
10 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.41%) Web Services
11 10 (12.20%) SAS
11 10 (12.20%) OpenROAD
11 10 (12.20%) J2EE
11 10 (12.20%) Relational Database
11 10 (12.20%) Oracle
12 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.98%) PHP
12 9 (10.98%) Windows
13 8 (9.76%) ETL
13 8 (9.76%) CSS
13 8 (9.76%) Struts

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (12.20%) SAS
1 10 (12.20%) OpenROAD
2 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Staffware
2 3 (3.66%) INSURE/90
3 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.22%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) DHCP
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) Ingres
2 10 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.10%) MySQL
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.66%) OLTP
8 2 (2.44%) MS Access
9 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.22%) DB2
9 1 (1.22%) DataStage
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.66%) Xcode
3 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.44%) JMeter
General
1 24 (29.27%) Telecoms
1 24 (29.27%) Banking
2 5 (6.10%) Games
3 4 (4.88%) Billing
3 4 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) Hibernate
2 15 (18.29%) Spring
3 14 (17.07%) XML
4 13 (15.85%) HTML
5 12 (14.63%) .NET
6 11 (13.41%) Web Services
7 10 (12.20%) J2EE
8 8 (9.76%) Struts
8 8 (9.76%) CSS
9 7 (8.54%) JSF
10 6 (7.32%) Java EE
11 5 (6.10%) jQuery
11 5 (6.10%) PrimeFaces
12 4 (4.88%) Spring MVC
12 4 (4.88%) DOM
12 4 (4.88%) XSLT
12 4 (4.88%) Servlets
13 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
13 3 (3.66%) LINQ
13 3 (3.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.37%) Statistics
1 29 (35.37%) Visualisation
2 5 (6.10%) Open Source
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.66%) AS400
4 3 (3.66%) iSeries
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) iPhone
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.10%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) Unit Testing
2 12 (14.63%) OO
3 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.76%) ETL
6 7 (8.54%) MVC
6 7 (8.54%) Migration
6 7 (8.54%) OOP
6 7 (8.54%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.32%) CRM
7 6 (7.32%) ERP
7 6 (7.32%) OOD
7 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.10%) Change Management
8 5 (6.10%) Time Management
9 4 (4.88%) iOS Development
9 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.44%) Android Development
10 2 (2.44%) Web Development
10 2 (2.44%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.12%) SQL
2 24 (29.27%) Java
3 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.85%) C#
5 9 (10.98%) PHP
6 7 (8.54%) RPG
7 6 (7.32%) RPG IV
8 5 (6.10%) VB
9 4 (4.88%) PHP5
9 4 (4.88%) RPG/400
10 3 (3.66%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.66%) C++
10 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.44%) Python
12 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (41.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) MCSD
2 1 (1.22%) HND
2 1 (1.22%) MCSA
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (6.10%) Sage
4 4 (4.88%) BEA
4 4 (4.88%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.44%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.22%) Cognos
6 1 (1.22%) Teradata
6 1 (1.22%) Lotus
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