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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 74 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 22 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.74% 1.83% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.89% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 12
Average salary £30,283 £32,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.36% -12.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,783 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
1229 1267 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.08% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1128 924
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
South Wales +7 20 £30,283 -5.36%
North Wales -2 2 £31,250 -3.84%
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 34 (55.74%) Java
2 28 (45.90%) Degree
2 28 (45.90%) Unit Testing
3 24 (39.34%) XML
4 23 (37.70%) Hibernate
5 22 (36.07%) J2EE
5 22 (36.07%) Web Services
6 21 (34.43%) Telecoms
7 20 (32.79%) SQL
7 20 (32.79%) Banking
8 16 (26.23%) Spring
9 15 (24.59%) HTML
9 15 (24.59%) IBM
10 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
10 13 (21.31%) JSF
10 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
11 12 (19.67%) OO
11 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.03%) Scrum
12 11 (18.03%) TDD
12 11 (18.03%) Scala
12 11 (18.03%) MongoDB
13 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
13 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
14 9 (14.75%) C#
14 9 (14.75%) .NET
14 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
14 9 (14.75%) Open Source
15 8 (13.11%) CSS
15 8 (13.11%) SOAP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 8 (13.11%) FileNet
1 8 (13.11%) LiveCycle
1 8 (13.11%) Confluence
2 7 (11.48%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.56%) SAS
4 2 (3.28%) OpenROAD
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) INSURE/90
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.64%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) DHCP
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) MongoDB
3 8 (13.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.92%) DB2
5 3 (4.92%) Ingres
5 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Subversion
1 8 (13.11%) Maven
1 8 (13.11%) JIRA
1 8 (13.11%) Hudson
1 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.48%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.56%) JMeter
5 3 (4.92%) Rational Application Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Xcode
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (34.43%) Telecoms
2 20 (32.79%) Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Manufacturing
3 8 (13.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (11.48%) Billing
5 5 (8.20%) Games
6 2 (3.28%) Finance
7 1 (1.64%) Electronics
7 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) XML
2 23 (37.70%) Hibernate
3 22 (36.07%) J2EE
3 22 (36.07%) Web Services
4 16 (26.23%) Spring
5 15 (24.59%) HTML
6 13 (21.31%) JSF
7 9 (14.75%) .NET
8 8 (13.11%) CSS
8 8 (13.11%) SOAP
8 8 (13.11%) XSLT
8 8 (13.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (11.48%) Struts
10 4 (6.56%) Java EE
10 4 (6.56%) Ajax
10 4 (6.56%) Spring Web Flow
10 4 (6.56%) JPA
11 3 (4.92%) OAuth
11 3 (4.92%) jQuery
11 3 (4.92%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Open Source
2 7 (11.48%) Life Science
3 6 (9.84%) Statistics
3 6 (9.84%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) iPhone
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Android
2 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Unit Testing
2 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
3 12 (19.67%) OO
3 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.03%) TDD
4 11 (18.03%) Scrum
5 8 (13.11%) Release Management
5 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (13.11%) Pair Programming
5 8 (13.11%) RUP
5 8 (13.11%) DSDM
5 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
5 8 (13.11%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (13.11%) ERP
5 8 (13.11%) SOA
5 8 (13.11%) DevOps
5 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.48%) Content Management
7 6 (9.84%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) Java
2 20 (32.79%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) Scala
4 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.75%) C#
6 8 (13.11%) Clojure
6 8 (13.11%) Groovy
7 6 (9.84%) RPG
7 6 (9.84%) RPG IV
8 5 (8.20%) VB
9 3 (4.92%) RPG/400
9 3 (4.92%) Perl
10 2 (3.28%) PHP
10 2 (3.28%) C++
10 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) MCSD
2 1 (1.64%) HND
2 1 (1.64%) MCSA
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) IBM
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.11%) Adobe
3 8 (13.11%) Twitter
4 7 (11.48%) Guidewire
5 5 (8.20%) Sage
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Cognos
6 1 (1.64%) Lotus