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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 75 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 22 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.70% 1.08% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.13% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 8
Average salary £30,283 £31,331 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.34% -17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,407 £34,400 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,731
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.97%
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
1246 1242 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.51% 96.20% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1104 891
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 +9 18 £30,565 +1.88%
North Wales - 4 £26,963 -
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 38 (55.88%) Java
2 33 (48.53%) Unit Testing
3 32 (47.06%) Degree
4 29 (42.65%) Web Services
5 27 (39.71%) XML
5 27 (39.71%) Telecoms
6 26 (38.24%) Hibernate
6 26 (38.24%) J2EE
7 24 (35.29%) Banking
8 22 (32.35%) SQL
9 18 (26.47%) Spring
9 18 (26.47%) Software Engineering
10 17 (25.00%) HTML
10 17 (25.00%) IBM
11 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.59%) OO
12 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (20.59%) Scrum
12 14 (20.59%) Scala
12 14 (20.59%) MongoDB
13 13 (19.12%) TDD
13 13 (19.12%) JSF
13 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
14 11 (16.18%) .NET
15 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
15 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
16 9 (13.24%) FileNet
16 9 (13.24%) Maven
16 9 (13.24%) Subversion
16 9 (13.24%) Pair Programming

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 9 (13.24%) Tomcat
1 9 (13.24%) FileNet
1 9 (13.24%) LiveCycle
1 9 (13.24%) Confluence
2 8 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.94%) SAS
4 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) INSURE/90
2 3 (4.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.59%) MongoDB
3 9 (13.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.88%) DB2
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Subversion
1 9 (13.24%) Maven
1 9 (13.24%) JIRA
1 9 (13.24%) Hudson
1 9 (13.24%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.88%) JMeter
4 4 (5.88%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 27 (39.71%) Telecoms
2 24 (35.29%) Banking
3 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
4 8 (11.76%) Billing
4 8 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (8.82%) Finance
6 5 (7.35%) Games
7 3 (4.41%) Marketing
7 3 (4.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) Web Services
2 27 (39.71%) XML
3 26 (38.24%) Hibernate
3 26 (38.24%) J2EE
4 18 (26.47%) Spring
5 17 (25.00%) HTML
6 13 (19.12%) JSF
7 11 (16.18%) .NET
8 9 (13.24%) SOAP
8 9 (13.24%) XSLT
8 9 (13.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (11.76%) Struts
9 8 (11.76%) CSS
10 7 (10.29%) jQuery
11 5 (7.35%) JPA
11 5 (7.35%) OAuth
11 5 (7.35%) Mojolicious
11 5 (7.35%) RESTful
11 5 (7.35%) JSON
12 4 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Open Source
2 7 (10.29%) Life Science
3 5 (7.35%) DTV
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) iPhone
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) W3C
5 1 (1.47%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Android
2 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Unit Testing
2 18 (26.47%) Software Engineering
3 14 (20.59%) Scrum
3 14 (20.59%) OO
3 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.12%) TDD
5 9 (13.24%) Pair Programming
5 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
5 9 (13.24%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (13.24%) RUP
5 9 (13.24%) DSDM
5 9 (13.24%) SOA
5 9 (13.24%) Release Management
5 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (13.24%) DevOps
5 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.29%) Content Management
6 7 (10.29%) ERP
6 7 (10.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) Java
2 22 (32.35%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) Scala
4 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.24%) C#
5 9 (13.24%) Clojure
5 9 (13.24%) Groovy
6 8 (11.76%) RPG IV
6 8 (11.76%) RPG
7 5 (7.35%) VB
7 5 (7.35%) Perl
8 4 (5.88%) RPG/400
9 3 (4.41%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.41%) C++
9 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.94%) PHP
10 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (47.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) CDISC
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) IBM
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.24%) Adobe
3 9 (13.24%) Twitter
4 8 (11.76%) Guidewire
5 5 (7.35%) Sage
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle
6 3 (4.41%) SAP