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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 66 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 14 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.67% 3.08% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 3.17% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 9
Average salary £20,500 £17,750 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.49% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £17,500 £16,400
10% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £20,650 £24,200
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
821 630 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.21% 96.92% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 693 564 457
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 11 (64.71%) Computer Science
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Solaris
7 2 (11.76%) PHP
7 2 (11.76%) MySQL
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) C++
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) Middleware
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) ETL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Solaris
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Development
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) B2B
4 2 (11.76%) B2C
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Excellent
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