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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 64 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.63% 0.59% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.61% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £20,500 £18,250 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.32% -10.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £16,500 £16,900
10% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £20,350 £24,100
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
630 655 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.44% 96.32% 99.35%
Number of salaries quoted 531 549 498
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 May 2016, 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 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) OOD
5 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.69%) Robotium
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Calabash
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.69%) eggPlant

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Appium
1 1 (7.69%) Calabash
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) eggPlant
1 1 (7.69%) JMeter
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.69%) Robotium
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) OOD
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) V-Model
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Scala
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle