The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 12 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Degree 185 124 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.69% 11.36% 7.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.07% 35.03% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 162 110 74
Average salary £35,000 £29,129 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.15% -10.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,750 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Degree
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
377 354 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.94% 32.42% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 347 310 267
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Degree
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the South Wales region.

Degree Salary Trend in South Wales

Degree
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in South Wales

Degree
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 137 £35,000 +16.66% 29
Newport +4 34 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Glamorgan - 6 £35,000 -
Bridgend - 4 £17,250 - 1
Torfaen -6 3 £21,000 -50.58%
Caerphilly -12 1 £16,500 -22.35%
Degree
Wales

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Degree also 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 that cited Degree.

1 136 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (27.35%) Computer Science
3 92 (27.06%) SQL
4 85 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 83 (24.41%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (24.12%) Finance
7 78 (22.94%) Java
8 73 (21.47%) Windows
9 69 (20.29%) C#
10 67 (19.71%) SQL Server
11 61 (17.94%) HTML
12 59 (17.35%) .NET
13 58 (17.06%) Scrum
14 57 (16.76%) Telecoms
15 55 (16.18%) JavaScript
16 54 (15.88%) Linux
17 51 (15.00%) MS Excel
18 48 (14.12%) XML
19 46 (13.53%) Software Engineering
20 44 (12.94%) Banking
21 43 (12.65%) C++
22 40 (11.76%) ISEB
23 37 (10.88%) Project Management
24 35 (10.29%) PHP
24 35 (10.29%) MS Office
24 35 (10.29%) ASP.NET
25 34 (10.00%) UML
25 34 (10.00%) OO
25 34 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
26 33 (9.71%) MVC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Degree also 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 that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.65%) Confluence
2 8 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.47%) IIS
4 4 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.88%) Apache
6 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.59%) SAS
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.29%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 51 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 35 (10.29%) MS Office
3 25 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.82%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.47%) MS Project
6 3 (0.88%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.59%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.29%) InDesign
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) INSURE/90
2 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.18%) SaaS
3 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.65%) HTTP
2 21 (6.18%) SNMP
2 21 (6.18%) DVB
3 18 (5.29%) VRRP
3 18 (5.29%) OSPF
3 18 (5.29%) BGP
3 18 (5.29%) Broadband
3 18 (5.29%) DHCP
3 18 (5.29%) Ethernet
4 16 (4.71%) 802.11
4 16 (4.71%) GPON
5 13 (3.82%) Internet
6 6 (1.76%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.76%) SAN
7 4 (1.18%) Network Security
8 3 (0.88%) Multicast
8 3 (0.88%) Unicast
8 3 (0.88%) IGMP
8 3 (0.88%) RTSP
9 1 (0.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (3.53%) DB2
3 12 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.35%) MySQL
6 7 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.47%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.59%) OLAP
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 26 (7.65%) JIRA
2 20 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 18 (5.29%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.71%) Selenium
5 13 (3.82%) Subversion
6 11 (3.24%) SoapUI
7 10 (2.94%) JUnit
7 10 (2.94%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.65%) JMeter
8 9 (2.65%) Behat
8 9 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.65%) TestLink
9 7 (2.06%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.06%) ClearQuest
9 7 (2.06%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.76%) Maven
11 5 (1.47%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.47%) NetBeans
11 5 (1.47%) Hudson
12 4 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 82 (24.12%) Finance
2 57 (16.76%) Telecoms
3 44 (12.94%) Banking
4 25 (7.35%) Marketing
5 22 (6.47%) Back Office
6 16 (4.71%) Advertising
7 9 (2.65%) Retail
8 8 (2.35%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.76%) Automotive
10 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.18%) Games
11 4 (1.18%) Military
11 4 (1.18%) Multimedia
11 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.59%) Law
13 2 (0.59%) Legal
14 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (28.53%) Analyst
2 75 (22.06%) Developer
3 33 (9.71%) .NET Developer
4 30 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 27 (7.94%) Senior Analyst
6 25 (7.35%) Junior
6 25 (7.35%) Software Engineer
7 23 (6.76%) Business Analyst
8 22 (6.47%) Project Manager
9 21 (6.18%) Graduate
10 20 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 20 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (5.29%) Senior NOC Engineer
11 18 (5.29%) NOC Engineer
12 15 (4.41%) QA Analyst
12 15 (4.41%) Support Analyst
12 15 (4.41%) Senior Developer
13 12 (3.53%) Architect
13 12 (3.53%) Principal Engineer
14 11 (3.24%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.94%) HTML
2 59 (17.35%) .NET
3 48 (14.12%) XML
4 35 (10.29%) ASP.NET
5 30 (8.82%) CSS
6 26 (7.65%) AngularJS
7 22 (6.47%) SOAP
8 19 (5.59%) jQuery
9 17 (5.00%) Web Services
10 16 (4.71%) REST
10 16 (4.71%) PlayReady
10 16 (4.71%) 802.1X
11 14 (4.12%) Spring
11 14 (4.12%) Ajax
12 12 (3.53%) JSON
13 9 (2.65%) RESTful
13 9 (2.65%) Java EE
14 8 (2.35%) JPA
15 7 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (1.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 93 (27.35%) Computer Science
2 83 (24.41%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.12%) User Experience
4 13 (3.82%) Client/Server
5 12 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.53%) Statistics
6 10 (2.94%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.35%) iPhone
7 8 (2.35%) iPad
7 8 (2.35%) Cryptography
8 7 (2.06%) DTV
8 7 (2.06%) iSeries
9 5 (1.47%) Physics
9 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.47%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.18%) AS400
10 4 (1.18%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.18%) IPTV
11 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 73 (21.47%) Windows
2 54 (15.88%) Linux
3 13 (3.82%) UNIX
3 13 (3.82%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.24%) Android
5 10 (2.94%) CentOS
6 9 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.35%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.06%) Mac OS
8 7 (2.06%) Solaris
9 5 (1.47%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.59%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.59%) Debian
11 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (17.06%) Scrum
3 46 (13.53%) Software Engineering
4 37 (10.88%) Project Management
5 34 (10.00%) UML
5 34 (10.00%) OO
5 34 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (9.71%) MVC
7 25 (7.35%) Web Development
8 24 (7.06%) Business Analysis
8 24 (7.06%) SDLC
9 23 (6.76%) Software Testing
9 23 (6.76%) Use Case
10 22 (6.47%) Six Sigma
11 21 (6.18%) Risk Management
12 20 (5.88%) Change Management
12 20 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (5.59%) Test Scripting
13 19 (5.59%) CRM
13 19 (5.59%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 92 (27.06%) SQL
2 78 (22.94%) Java
3 69 (20.29%) C#
4 55 (16.18%) JavaScript
5 43 (12.65%) C++
6 35 (10.29%) PHP
7 28 (8.24%) T-SQL
8 23 (6.76%) C
9 21 (6.18%) Objective-C
10 13 (3.82%) Perl
11 12 (3.53%) Korn
12 10 (2.94%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.65%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.76%) Python
15 5 (1.47%) RPG
15 5 (1.47%) RPG/400
15 5 (1.47%) RPG IV
16 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.59%) VB
17 2 (0.59%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 40 (11.76%) ISEB
2 25 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (6.47%) CCNA
4 18 (5.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 16 (4.71%) PMP
5 16 (4.71%) PMI Certification
6 12 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (3.24%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.65%) HND
9 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.35%) ISTQB
9 8 (2.35%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.47%) SAP Certification
10 5 (1.47%) MCP
11 4 (1.18%) CISSP
11 4 (1.18%) CCNP
11 4 (1.18%) CISA
11 4 (1.18%) CISM
11 4 (1.18%) GSEC
11 4 (1.18%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.82%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) yum
2 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 85 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.35%) Oracle
3 19 (5.59%) Cisco
4 17 (5.00%) Perforce
5 15 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.24%) VMware
7 10 (2.94%) Apple
8 7 (2.06%) SAP
9 6 (1.76%) IBM
10 5 (1.47%) HP
11 4 (1.18%) Green Hills
12 3 (0.88%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.88%) Adobe
13 1 (0.29%) Borland
13 1 (0.29%) Unisys
13 1 (0.29%) Telerik
13 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.29%) ESRI
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