Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Programmer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 113 129
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 7 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.49% 1.28% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.31% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 18
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £33,173 £33,337
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.58% -0.49% +9.07%
10th Percentile £34,875 £25,000 £28,994
90th Percentile £46,000 £40,500 £40,375
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £33,173 £33,173
% change year-on-year +20.58% - +8.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1410 2144 2393
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.26% 98.03% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1915 2056
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in South Wales

Programmer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Programmer in South Wales

Programmer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +13 3 £45,000 +35.65%
Newport 0 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
Programmer
Wales

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) AS400
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) RPG
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) X++
4 2 (28.57%) MorphX
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) iSeries
4 2 (28.57%) RPG IV
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Power BI
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) React Native
5 1 (14.29%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) PaaS
5 1 (14.29%) MSTest
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Heroku
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MorphX
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Moq
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) React Native
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
1 2 (28.57%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) SOLID
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) RPG
2 2 (28.57%) RPG IV
2 2 (28.57%) X++
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft