Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Programmer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 87 104
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 1 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.13% 1.40% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 1.42% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 9
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £33,173 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.65% - +8.53%
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £33,173 £33,173
% change year-on-year +35.65% - +8.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 760 1,198 1,429
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.32% 98.76% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 672 1,108 1,231
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,750 £57,500 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Senior Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Senior Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in Cardiff

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in Cardiff

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Senior Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow Management
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Heroku
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Trello
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) React Native

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Heroku
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Trello
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL