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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 62 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 8 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.23% 1.85% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.87% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 5
Median salary £22,750 £18,750 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £16,500 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,000 £21,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
642 694 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.62% 98.72% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 597 611 508
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 14 (56.00%) Degree
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 11 (44.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (40.00%) C#
5 8 (32.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (20.00%) CSS
8 5 (20.00%) MySQL
8 5 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) MVC
9 4 (16.00%) C++
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (12.00%) jQuery
10 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
10 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (12.00%) DevOps
10 3 (12.00%) PHP
10 3 (12.00%) Windows
10 3 (12.00%) Scrum
10 3 (12.00%) TDD

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 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.00%) Node.js
5 2 (8.00%) Sass
5 2 (8.00%) WCF
5 2 (8.00%) WPF
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) Kendo UI
6 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.00%) Qt
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) SDLC
1 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Kanban
4 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (12.00%) PHP
7 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
8 1 (4.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Sage