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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 74 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 5 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.64% 1.90% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.97% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 6
Average salary £20,500 £20,000 £18,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £17,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £26,700 £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
756 659 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.80% 96.20% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 611 559 440
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £24,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) B2B
4 2 (22.22%) B2C
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Development
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) B2B
1 2 (22.22%) B2C
1 2 (22.22%) Business Development
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
1 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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