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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 78 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 18 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.62% 0.52% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 0.54% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 7
Average salary £30,565 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,029 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
1064 1115 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.94% 95.79% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 956 986 770
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +4 11 £30,565 -7.37%
Monmouthshire - 4 £30,000 -
Newport +10 2 £31,500 +6.77%
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Programmer
Wales

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (55.93%) Java
1 33 (55.93%) Unit Testing
2 30 (50.85%) Degree
3 29 (49.15%) Web Services
4 27 (45.76%) Telecoms
5 26 (44.07%) Hibernate
5 26 (44.07%) J2EE
6 25 (42.37%) XML
7 24 (40.68%) Banking
8 22 (37.29%) SQL
9 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
9 18 (30.51%) Spring
10 17 (28.81%) HTML
10 17 (28.81%) IBM
11 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (23.73%) Scrum
11 14 (23.73%) Scala
11 14 (23.73%) MongoDB
12 13 (22.03%) TDD
12 13 (22.03%) JSF
12 13 (22.03%) OO
12 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
13 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
14 10 (16.95%) .NET
14 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
14 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
15 9 (15.25%) FileNet
15 9 (15.25%) Maven
15 9 (15.25%) Pair Programming
15 9 (15.25%) Subversion

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (15.25%) Tomcat
1 9 (15.25%) FileNet
1 9 (15.25%) LiveCycle
1 9 (15.25%) Confluence
2 8 (13.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (13.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) INSURE/90
2 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) MongoDB
2 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (15.25%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.47%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.78%) DB2
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.69%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Subversion
1 9 (15.25%) Maven
1 9 (15.25%) JIRA
1 9 (15.25%) Hudson
1 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.56%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.78%) JMeter
3 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.78%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.39%) Xcode
General
1 27 (45.76%) Telecoms
2 24 (40.68%) Banking
3 8 (13.56%) Billing
4 6 (10.17%) Finance
5 4 (6.78%) Games
6 3 (5.08%) Electronics
6 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) Web Services
2 26 (44.07%) Hibernate
2 26 (44.07%) J2EE
3 25 (42.37%) XML
4 18 (30.51%) Spring
5 17 (28.81%) HTML
6 13 (22.03%) JSF
7 10 (16.95%) .NET
8 9 (15.25%) SOAP
8 9 (15.25%) XSLT
8 9 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (13.56%) Struts
9 8 (13.56%) CSS
10 7 (11.86%) jQuery
11 5 (8.47%) JPA
11 5 (8.47%) OAuth
11 5 (8.47%) Mojolicious
11 5 (8.47%) RESTful
11 5 (8.47%) JSON
12 4 (6.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Open Source
2 7 (11.86%) DTV
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) iPhone
4 1 (1.69%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
1 5 (8.47%) Android
1 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Unit Testing
2 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
3 14 (23.73%) Scrum
3 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.03%) TDD
4 13 (22.03%) OO
5 9 (15.25%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (15.25%) RUP
5 9 (15.25%) DSDM
5 9 (15.25%) Pair Programming
5 9 (15.25%) SOA
5 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
5 9 (15.25%) Release Management
5 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (15.25%) DevOps
6 7 (11.86%) Migration
7 5 (8.47%) iOS Development
8 4 (6.78%) Android Development
8 4 (6.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) Java
2 22 (37.29%) SQL
3 14 (23.73%) Scala
4 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.25%) Clojure
5 9 (15.25%) Groovy
6 8 (13.56%) RPG IV
6 8 (13.56%) RPG
7 7 (11.86%) C#
8 5 (8.47%) Perl
9 4 (6.78%) C++
9 4 (6.78%) Objective-C
9 4 (6.78%) RPG/400
9 4 (6.78%) VB
10 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.39%) C
11 2 (3.39%) PHP
11 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (50.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) IBM
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.25%) Adobe
3 9 (15.25%) Twitter
4 8 (13.56%) Guidewire
5 4 (6.78%) Sage
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle
6 3 (5.08%) SAP