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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 61 68 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 40 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.10% 2.60% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 2.69% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 14
Average salary £30,000 £35,783 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.16% -5.21%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1249 1337 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.90% 96.74% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1195 1021
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(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 +16 38 £30,000 -16.16% 2
North Wales -1 2 £27,000 -16.92%
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (43.94%) Statistics
1 29 (43.94%) Visualisation
2 28 (42.42%) Java
3 21 (31.82%) SQL
4 20 (30.30%) Degree
5 16 (24.24%) Hibernate
6 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
6 14 (21.21%) Ingres
7 13 (19.70%) Spring
8 12 (18.18%) JSF
8 12 (18.18%) Web Services
8 12 (18.18%) XML
9 11 (16.67%) J2EE
9 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 11 (16.67%) Banking
10 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
10 10 (15.15%) OO
10 10 (15.15%) OpenROAD
10 10 (15.15%) SAS
10 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
11 9 (13.64%) .NET
11 9 (13.64%) C#
11 9 (13.64%) HTML
11 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
12 8 (12.12%) ERP
12 8 (12.12%) Open Source
13 7 (10.61%) Windows
13 7 (10.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (10.61%) IBM

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (15.15%) SAS
1 10 (15.15%) OpenROAD
2 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.55%) LiveCycle
3 3 (4.55%) Confluence
3 3 (4.55%) FileNet
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) DHCP
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) Ingres
2 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) DB2
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.52%) DataStage
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.06%) JMeter
3 3 (4.55%) Subversion
3 3 (4.55%) Maven
3 3 (4.55%) JIRA
3 3 (4.55%) Hudson
3 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 11 (16.67%) Banking
2 7 (10.61%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (10.61%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.58%) Games
4 4 (6.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) Hibernate
2 13 (19.70%) Spring
3 12 (18.18%) JSF
3 12 (18.18%) Web Services
3 12 (18.18%) XML
4 11 (16.67%) J2EE
5 9 (13.64%) HTML
5 9 (13.64%) .NET
6 5 (7.58%) CSS
6 5 (7.58%) PrimeFaces
7 4 (6.06%) Struts
7 4 (6.06%) JPA
7 4 (6.06%) Ajax
7 4 (6.06%) Java EE
7 4 (6.06%) Spring Web Flow
8 3 (4.55%) SOAP
8 3 (4.55%) XSLT
8 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.94%) Statistics
1 29 (43.94%) Visualisation
2 8 (12.12%) Open Source
3 7 (10.61%) Life Science
4 2 (3.03%) iPhone
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Android
2 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
2 10 (15.15%) OO
3 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.12%) ERP
5 7 (10.61%) Content Management
5 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.09%) CRM
6 6 (9.09%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) Time Management
8 4 (6.06%) Load Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Scrum
8 4 (6.06%) Web Development
8 4 (6.06%) TDD
9 3 (4.55%) Pair Programming
9 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.55%) SOA
9 3 (4.55%) RUP
9 3 (4.55%) DSDM
9 3 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) Java
2 21 (31.82%) SQL
3 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.64%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) VB
6 4 (6.06%) Scala
7 3 (4.55%) Clojure
7 3 (4.55%) Groovy
8 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.03%) C++
8 2 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) RPG
9 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) RPG/400
9 1 (1.52%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) MCSD
2 1 (1.52%) HND
2 1 (1.52%) MCSA
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) IBM
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Sage
3 4 (6.06%) Guidewire
4 3 (4.55%) Twitter
4 3 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.52%) Lotus
5 1 (1.52%) Teradata
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Cognos
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