The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Senior Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Programmer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 79 92 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 1 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.12% 0.66% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.68% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 20
Median salary £55,000 £33,173 £30,565
Median salary % change year-on-year
+65.79% +8.53%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
823 1184 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.09% 97.93% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 720 1021 1022
Median salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Senior Programmer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +5 1 £55,000 +65.79%
Senior Programmer
Wales

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Senior Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Telecoms
1 13 (92.86%) Degree
1 13 (92.86%) Unit Testing
1 13 (92.86%) Banking
1 13 (92.86%) Feasibility Study
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE
3 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) JMeter
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) RPG
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) RPG/400

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (28.57%) JMeter
General
1 13 (92.86%) Banking
1 13 (92.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) Ajax
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) Java EE
3 4 (28.57%) JPA
3 4 (28.57%) JSF
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) Spring Web Flow
3 4 (28.57%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) Django
4 1 (7.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Feasibility Study
1 13 (92.86%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) RPG
2 4 (28.57%) RPG IV
2 4 (28.57%) RPG/400
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Guidewire