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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 92 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 17 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.23% 2.01% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 2.08% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 14
Average salary £33,173 £30,565 £31,331
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.53% -2.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £48,750 £34,038
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1345 1300 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.11% 96.65% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1139 1081
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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
South Wales -9 15 £33,173 +8.53%
North Wales -4 2 £25,000 -
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) RPG
3 16 (48.48%) iSeries
3 16 (48.48%) RPG IV
4 12 (36.36%) SDLC
4 12 (36.36%) Degree
4 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 12 (36.36%) Banking
5 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (33.33%) AS400
6 9 (27.27%) SQL
6 9 (27.27%) HTML
6 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 9 (27.27%) CSS
6 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Scrum
8 6 (18.18%) Web Services
8 6 (18.18%) Java
9 5 (15.15%) DB2
9 5 (15.15%) RPG/400
9 5 (15.15%) jQuery
9 5 (15.15%) INSURE/90
9 5 (15.15%) Web Development
10 4 (12.12%) Java EE
10 4 (12.12%) Ajax
10 4 (12.12%) Spring Web Flow
10 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
10 4 (12.12%) Load Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
10 4 (12.12%) JPA

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Tuxedo
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 3 (9.09%) Fireworks
1 3 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) DB2
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
1 4 (12.12%) JMeter
1 4 (12.12%) Subversion
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 12 (36.36%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
1 9 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) jQuery
4 4 (12.12%) JPA
4 4 (12.12%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
4 4 (12.12%) Spring
4 4 (12.12%) JSF
4 4 (12.12%) Ajax
4 4 (12.12%) Java EE
4 4 (12.12%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE
5 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.09%) HTML5
5 3 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (6.06%) Regular Expression
6 2 (6.06%) Qt
6 2 (6.06%) SOAP
6 2 (6.06%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) iSeries
2 11 (33.33%) AS400
3 3 (9.09%) Human Factors
3 3 (9.09%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Statistics
5 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) SDLC
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) Web Development
6 4 (12.12%) OOP
6 4 (12.12%) Load Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Information Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Customer Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Usability Testing
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) OO
9 1 (3.03%) Analytics
9 1 (3.03%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) RPG
2 16 (48.48%) RPG IV
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) Java
5 5 (15.15%) RPG/400
6 3 (9.09%) VB
6 3 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) C#
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 2 (6.06%) PHP5
7 2 (6.06%) Groovy
8 1 (3.03%) C
8 1 (3.03%) COBOL
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle