The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior 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
Senior Programmer
Rank 84 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 23 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.67% 0.60% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 0.64% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 1
Average salary £30,565 £38,783 £36,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.18% +7.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Senior 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%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Wales region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in Wales

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Senior Programmer Salary Histogram in Wales

Senior 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 Senior 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 -2 23 £30,565 -21.18%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title.

1 26 (86.67%) Telecoms
1 26 (86.67%) Banking
1 26 (86.67%) Degree
2 24 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 20 (66.67%) SQL
4 13 (43.33%) XML
5 10 (33.33%) ETL
5 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) Migration
6 9 (30.00%) Web Services
6 9 (30.00%) Data Migration
7 8 (26.67%) Struts
7 8 (26.67%) Java
7 8 (26.67%) J2EE
7 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
7 8 (26.67%) MVC
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle
8 6 (20.00%) HTML
8 6 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (20.00%) OO
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (20.00%) OOD
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (16.67%) RPG/400
9 5 (16.67%) RPG IV
9 5 (16.67%) RPG
10 4 (13.33%) Spring MVC
10 4 (13.33%) LINQ

Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.67%) Fireworks
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) OLTP
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) DataStage
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 26 (86.67%) Telecoms
1 26 (86.67%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) XML
2 9 (30.00%) Web Services
3 8 (26.67%) Struts
3 8 (26.67%) J2EE
3 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
4 6 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (13.33%) .NET
5 4 (13.33%) Servlets
5 4 (13.33%) DOM
5 4 (13.33%) XSLT
5 4 (13.33%) WinForms
5 4 (13.33%) Spring
5 4 (13.33%) Spring MVC
5 4 (13.33%) LINQ
5 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (13.33%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (6.67%) CSS3
6 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Human Factors
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Android
1 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (33.33%) ETL
2 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 9 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 8 (26.67%) MVC
5 6 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) OOD
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Usability Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Customer Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) RPG
3 5 (16.67%) RPG/400
3 5 (16.67%) RPG IV
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
1 6 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (13.33%) Xamarin
2 4 (13.33%) Guidewire
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) Teradata