The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 85 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 19 39 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.41% 3.53% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 3.66% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 41
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £28,568 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programmer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1289 1066 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.62% 96.38% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 903 973
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,779 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Programmer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Wales

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Wales

Programmer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
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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
South Wales -25 19 £45,000 +16.03% 1
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 31 (42.47%) Degree
2 27 (36.99%) Banking
2 27 (36.99%) Telecoms
3 26 (35.62%) SQL
4 24 (32.88%) Unit Testing
5 20 (27.40%) Java
6 18 (24.66%) Hibernate
7 16 (21.92%) RPG
8 15 (20.55%) HTML
8 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (20.55%) Spring
9 14 (19.18%) RPG IV
10 13 (17.81%) XML
11 11 (15.07%) Finance
11 11 (15.07%) CSS
11 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
11 11 (15.07%) Statistics
11 11 (15.07%) Visualisation
12 10 (13.70%) iSeries
12 10 (13.70%) jQuery
12 10 (13.70%) Oracle
12 10 (13.70%) AS400
12 10 (13.70%) Web Services
12 10 (13.70%) ETL
12 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (12.33%) Migration
13 9 (12.33%) PHP
13 9 (12.33%) OOP
13 9 (12.33%) OO
13 9 (12.33%) Data Migration

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.48%) SAS
1 4 (5.48%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.11%) Fireworks
1 3 (4.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Staffware
1 4 (5.48%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) MySQL
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.85%) Ingres
4 4 (5.48%) OLTP
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) MS Access
6 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.37%) DB2
6 1 (1.37%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.11%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.37%) Xcode
General
1 27 (36.99%) Telecoms
1 27 (36.99%) Banking
2 11 (15.07%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Billing
4 2 (2.74%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) Hibernate
2 15 (20.55%) Spring
2 15 (20.55%) HTML
3 13 (17.81%) XML
4 11 (15.07%) CSS
5 10 (13.70%) Web Services
5 10 (13.70%) jQuery
6 8 (10.96%) Struts
6 8 (10.96%) J2EE
6 8 (10.96%) Java EE
7 6 (8.22%) .NET
8 4 (5.48%) Servlets
8 4 (5.48%) DOM
8 4 (5.48%) XSLT
8 4 (5.48%) Spring MVC
8 4 (5.48%) LINQ
8 4 (5.48%) WinForms
8 4 (5.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (5.48%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (4.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Statistics
1 11 (15.07%) Visualisation
2 10 (13.70%) AS400
2 10 (13.70%) iSeries
3 8 (10.96%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 3 (4.11%) Human Factors
6 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.74%) Open Source
7 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Unit Testing
2 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.70%) ETL
3 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (12.33%) OOP
4 9 (12.33%) OO
4 9 (12.33%) Migration
4 9 (12.33%) Data Migration
5 8 (10.96%) MVC
5 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.22%) OOD
8 3 (4.11%) Customer Intelligence
8 3 (4.11%) Usability Testing
8 3 (4.11%) Information Architecture
9 1 (1.37%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.37%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.37%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.37%) Project Management
9 1 (1.37%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) SQL
2 20 (27.40%) Java
3 16 (21.92%) RPG
4 14 (19.18%) RPG IV
5 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.33%) PHP
7 7 (9.59%) C#
8 6 (8.22%) PHP5
9 5 (6.85%) RPG/400
10 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.74%) Python
12 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.37%) C++
12 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (42.47%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle
2 6 (8.22%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (5.48%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.48%) Guidewire
3 4 (5.48%) BEA
4 3 (4.11%) Adobe
5 1 (1.37%) Teradata
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-35K
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Control 2K Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago