The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Programmer
UK / Wales
Rank 100 101 102
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 1 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.092% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.29% 0.38%
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 £48,750 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +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 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1054 1366 1321
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.52% 98.13% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1152 1135
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
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 Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in Wales

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in Wales

Senior 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 Senior Programmer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales +8 1 £55,000 +65.79%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 12 (54.55%) Banking
3 12 (54.55%) Degree
3 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
3 12 (54.55%) Feasibility Study
4 9 (40.91%) MongoDB
4 9 (40.91%) CSS3
4 9 (40.91%) Neo4j
4 9 (40.91%) jQuery
4 9 (40.91%) HTML5
4 9 (40.91%) QlikView
4 9 (40.91%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) XML
6 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
6 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
6 4 (18.18%) IBM
6 4 (18.18%) RPG
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) J2EE
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) TDD

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MongoDB
1 9 (40.91%) Neo4j
1 9 (40.91%) QlikView
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 4 (18.18%) JMeter
General
1 12 (54.55%) Banking
1 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) CSS
1 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) CSS3
2 9 (40.91%) HTML5
2 9 (40.91%) jQuery
3 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 4 (18.18%) Ajax
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 4 (18.18%) J2EE
4 4 (18.18%) Java EE
4 4 (18.18%) JPA
4 4 (18.18%) JSF
4 4 (18.18%) Spring
4 4 (18.18%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (18.18%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Feasibility Study
1 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
2 4 (18.18%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) Scrum
2 4 (18.18%) TDD
2 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 4 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) RPG
4 4 (18.18%) RPG IV
4 4 (18.18%) RPG/400
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) IBM