The median annual salary for a Programmer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 86 89 78
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 2 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.23% 0.81% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.82% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 19
Median salary £48,750 £29,087 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +67.60% -35.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £21,500 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £33,856 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 855 1215 1135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.60% 98.22% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1032 995
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Programmer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 2 £48,750 +46.95%
Programmer
Wales

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 13 (72.22%) Unit Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 12 (66.67%) Feasibility Study
2 12 (66.67%) Banking
2 12 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) RPG
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) iSeries
5 5 (27.78%) WCF
5 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Ajax
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) JMeter
6 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) J2EE

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
2 4 (22.22%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) CircleCI
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 12 (66.67%) Banking
1 12 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
3 5 (27.78%) Ajax
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) WCF
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 4 (22.22%) Java EE
4 4 (22.22%) JPA
4 4 (22.22%) JSF
4 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) Django
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) iSeries
2 2 (11.11%) AS400
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Unit Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Feasibility Study
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) RPG
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) RPG IV
4 4 (22.22%) RPG/400
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HND
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com