Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Programmer
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 108 122
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 11 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.57% 1.83% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.90% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 44 26
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £33,173 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - +8.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £20,375
90th Percentile £44,500 £45,000 £38,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,877 2,317 2,585
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.30% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,576 2,031 2,233
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,262 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,738
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.85% +1.64%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Wales

Programmer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Wales

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Wales over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Wales

Programmer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
South Wales +8 7 £40,000 +20.58% 5
West Wales +5 4 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Programmer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Wales region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Facebook
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Social Media
5 2 (18.18%) RPG IV
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) X++
5 2 (18.18%) MorphX
5 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) RPG
5 2 (18.18%) AS400
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) iSeries
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Power BI
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Heroku
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) Power BI
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MorphX
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Moq
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) React
3 1 (9.09%) React Native
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Social Media
2 2 (18.18%) AS400
2 2 (18.18%) iSeries
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) SOLID
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) RPG
4 2 (18.18%) RPG IV
4 2 (18.18%) X++
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Facebook
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter