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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 67 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 40 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.90% 1.70% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 1.80% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 16 31
Average salary £30,565 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.90% +1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,050
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.40%
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
1330 942 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.38% 94.29% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 791 958
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 27 February 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 February 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 +4 40 £30,565 -16.82%
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (37.08%) SQL
2 30 (33.71%) Degree
3 29 (32.58%) Statistics
3 29 (32.58%) Visualisation
4 26 (29.21%) Telecoms
4 26 (29.21%) Banking
5 24 (26.97%) Unit Testing
6 23 (25.84%) Java
7 21 (23.60%) Hibernate
8 18 (20.22%) Spring
9 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (15.73%) HTML
10 14 (15.73%) Ingres
11 13 (14.61%) RPG
11 13 (14.61%) XML
12 12 (13.48%) OO
13 11 (12.36%) CSS
13 11 (12.36%) RPG IV
14 10 (11.24%) Relational Database
14 10 (11.24%) Web Services
14 10 (11.24%) Oracle
14 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
14 10 (11.24%) ETL
14 10 (11.24%) SAS
14 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (11.24%) OpenROAD
15 9 (10.11%) jQuery
15 9 (10.11%) Migration
15 9 (10.11%) OOP
15 9 (10.11%) N-Tier

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (11.24%) SAS
1 10 (11.24%) OpenROAD
2 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.25%) Fireworks
1 2 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Staffware
1 4 (4.49%) INSURE/90
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) DHCP
1 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) Ingres
2 10 (11.24%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.87%) MySQL
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.49%) OLTP
8 2 (2.25%) MS Access
9 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.12%) DB2
9 1 (1.12%) DataStage
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.25%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.12%) Xcode
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (29.21%) Telecoms
1 26 (29.21%) Banking
2 8 (8.99%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Billing
4 2 (2.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) Hibernate
2 18 (20.22%) Spring
3 14 (15.73%) HTML
4 13 (14.61%) XML
5 11 (12.36%) CSS
6 10 (11.24%) Web Services
7 9 (10.11%) jQuery
8 8 (8.99%) Struts
8 8 (8.99%) J2EE
8 8 (8.99%) Java EE
9 7 (7.87%) .NET
10 5 (5.62%) JSF
10 5 (5.62%) PrimeFaces
11 4 (4.49%) Spring MVC
11 4 (4.49%) LINQ
11 4 (4.49%) WinForms
11 4 (4.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (4.49%) LINQ to SQL
11 4 (4.49%) DOM
11 4 (4.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.58%) Statistics
1 29 (32.58%) Visualisation
2 9 (10.11%) N-Tier
3 7 (7.87%) AS400
3 7 (7.87%) iSeries
4 5 (5.62%) Open Source
5 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 2 (2.25%) Human Factors
6 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
1 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.49%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) Unit Testing
2 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.48%) OO
4 10 (11.24%) ETL
4 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.11%) OOP
5 9 (10.11%) Migration
5 9 (10.11%) Data Migration
6 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
6 8 (8.99%) MVC
7 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.74%) OOD
9 2 (2.25%) Usability Testing
9 2 (2.25%) Customer Intelligence
9 2 (2.25%) Information Architecture
10 1 (1.12%) iOS Development
10 1 (1.12%) Project Management
10 1 (1.12%) UML
10 1 (1.12%) CRM
10 1 (1.12%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) SQL
2 23 (25.84%) Java
3 13 (14.61%) RPG
4 11 (12.36%) RPG IV
5 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.11%) PHP
7 8 (8.99%) C#
8 6 (6.74%) PHP5
9 5 (5.62%) RPG/400
9 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.25%) Python
11 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.12%) C++
11 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (33.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) VCP4
3 1 (1.12%) MCSD
3 1 (1.12%) HND
3 1 (1.12%) MCSA
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Oracle
2 6 (6.74%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (4.49%) Xamarin
3 4 (4.49%) Guidewire
3 4 (4.49%) BEA
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe
5 1 (1.12%) Cognos
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.12%) Lotus
5 1 (1.12%) Teradata