The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 49 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 20 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.96% 1.82% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 1.90% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 1
Average salary £18,750 £17,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
644 527 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.41% 95.99% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 568 423 316
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
South Wales

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 31 July 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 (54.55%) C++
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
4 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Android
7 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) OO
7 3 (13.64%) Python
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) C
7 3 (13.64%) Perl
8 2 (9.09%) PHP
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 2 (9.09%) J2EE
8 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.09%) Spring
8 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 2 (9.09%) Xcode
8 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
8 2 (9.09%) iPhone
8 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) tcpdump
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Xcode
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Welsh Language
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) JSF
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.64%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 2 (9.09%) Android Development
3 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
3 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Security
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C++
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) C
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) COBIT
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Coverity
1 2 (9.09%) Wind River
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle