The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 65 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.16% 0.15% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.15% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £21,000 £20,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £20,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £20,000 £20,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Graduate
South Wales

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
670 650 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.53% 98.04% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 557 570 336
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 14 (58.33%) Degree
1 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (41.67%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) MVC
5 10 (41.67%) Scrum
6 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (37.50%) jQuery
6 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (12.50%) C#
9 3 (12.50%) Unix
9 3 (12.50%) SaaS
10 2 (8.33%) Validation
10 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 2 (8.33%) C++
10 2 (8.33%) VB
10 2 (8.33%) SDLC
11 1 (4.17%) Security Operations
11 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (4.17%) Finance
11 1 (4.17%) VB.NET

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (37.50%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Physics
2 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) OOD
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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Salary: £25000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago