The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 58 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 3 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.56% 1.51% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.55% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
Median salary £22,000 £21,000 £20,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,900 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £23,650 £20,450
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,875
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 711 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.70% 97.80% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 489 584 574
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Graduate in the job title.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Graduate
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Cardiff region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Cardiff

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Graduate 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 Cardiff region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Degree
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Sage
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (8.33%) OO

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sage