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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 49 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 20 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.06% 1.56% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 1.63% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 2
Average salary £17,750 £17,500 £19,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £16,400 £16,650
10% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £24,200 £21,850
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
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
634 553 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.94% 95.84% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 567 457 308
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014, 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 12 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) C++
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) .NET
4 8 (33.33%) Degree
5 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 3 (12.50%) OO
9 3 (12.50%) Python
9 3 (12.50%) Perl
9 3 (12.50%) Android
10 2 (8.33%) iPhone
10 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
10 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
10 2 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (8.33%) Coverity
10 2 (8.33%) Wind River
10 2 (8.33%) Android Development
10 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
10 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
10 2 (8.33%) PHP
10 2 (8.33%) C

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Xcode
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) JSF
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
4 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (12.50%) OO
2 2 (8.33%) Information Security
2 2 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
2 2 (8.33%) Android Development
2 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (4.17%) CRUD
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) C++
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) C
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
3 1 (4.17%) COBIT
3 1 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Nmap
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
1 2 (8.33%) Coverity
1 2 (8.33%) Wind River
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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