The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Senior Programmer
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 97 94
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 1 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.12% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Median salary £55,000 £33,173 £30,565
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.79% +8.53%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01%  

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 845 1216 1175
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.46% 98.14% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 739 1038 1030
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +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%  

Senior Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in South Wales

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in South Wales

Senior 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 Senior Programmer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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 +1 1 £55,000 +65.79%
Senior Programmer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
1 12 (92.31%) Unit Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Feasibility Study
1 12 (92.31%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) J2EE
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) RPG
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) JSF
3 4 (30.77%) Ajax
3 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) Java EE
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (30.77%) Load Testing

Senior 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
1 4 (30.77%) JMeter
General
1 12 (92.31%) Banking
1 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) Java EE
2 4 (30.77%) JPA
2 4 (30.77%) JSF
2 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) Spring Web Flow
2 4 (30.77%) WCF
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Feasibility Study
1 12 (92.31%) Unit Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) RPG
2 4 (30.77%) RPG IV
2 4 (30.77%) RPG/400
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM