The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior 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
Senior Programmer
Rank 71 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 23 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.03% 1.83% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.93% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 4
Average salary £30,565 £38,783 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.18% +5.96%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Senior 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%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the South Wales region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in South Wales

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Programmer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Senior 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 Senior 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
(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 +12 17 £30,565 -14.58%
Newport +6 4 £30,565 -21.18%
Monmouthshire - 2 £50,000 -
Senior Programmer
Wales

Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title.

1 24 (92.31%) Unit Testing
1 24 (92.31%) Degree
1 24 (92.31%) Telecoms
1 24 (92.31%) Banking
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) XML
4 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 10 (38.46%) Web Services
4 10 (38.46%) J2EE
4 10 (38.46%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (30.77%) ETL
6 8 (30.77%) Struts
7 7 (26.92%) Migration
7 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
8 6 (23.08%) MVC
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle
8 6 (23.08%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
8 6 (23.08%) OO
8 6 (23.08%) OOD
8 6 (23.08%) HTML
8 6 (23.08%) Spring
9 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (15.38%) Guidewire
10 4 (15.38%) Spring MVC
10 4 (15.38%) RPG/400
10 4 (15.38%) RPG IV

Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) OLTP
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) DataStage
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.69%) JMeter
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (92.31%) Telecoms
1 24 (92.31%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) XML
2 10 (38.46%) J2EE
2 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 10 (38.46%) Web Services
3 8 (30.77%) Struts
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) Spring
5 4 (15.38%) Spring MVC
5 4 (15.38%) Servlets
5 4 (15.38%) DOM
5 4 (15.38%) XSLT
6 3 (11.54%) LINQ
6 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (11.54%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (7.69%) WinForms
7 2 (7.69%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (7.69%) JPA
7 2 (7.69%) JSF
7 2 (7.69%) Ajax
7 2 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Unit Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (30.77%) ETL
4 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
4 7 (26.92%) Migration
5 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 6 (23.08%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) OOD
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) RPG
3 4 (15.38%) RPG/400
3 4 (15.38%) RPG IV
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
1 6 (23.08%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (15.38%) Guidewire
3 2 (7.69%) Xamarin
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Teradata