The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 23 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 47 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 43 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.86% 1.10% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 1.14% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 3
Average salary £21,250 £18,750 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1072 1050 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.23% 96.15% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 953 927 725
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
Wales

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Graduate
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Graduate Salary Trend in South Wales

Graduate
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 Graduate within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 19 £17,500 - 2
Caerphilly - 14 £21,250 - 2
Torfaen - 5 £22,500 - 1
Newport +8 3 £25,000 +19.04%
Bridgend - 2 £16,500 -
Graduate
Wales

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 28 (57.14%) Degree
2 14 (28.57%) Java
3 12 (24.49%) Marketing
3 12 (24.49%) C++
3 12 (24.49%) .NET
4 11 (22.45%) SQL
5 10 (20.41%) Mathematics
6 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
6 9 (18.37%) Blog
6 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
6 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.37%) Market Research
6 9 (18.37%) Product Management
6 9 (18.37%) User Stories
7 7 (14.29%) C#
8 6 (12.24%) HTML
8 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
8 6 (12.24%) Finance
8 6 (12.24%) Android
9 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.20%) OO
9 5 (10.20%) Windows
9 5 (10.20%) Linux
10 4 (8.16%) C
10 4 (8.16%) Project Management
10 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
11 3 (6.12%) French Language

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
2 1 (2.04%) POP3
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) VLAN
2 1 (2.04%) IMAP
2 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.04%) NAS
2 1 (2.04%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Xcode
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 12 (24.49%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) French Language
3 3 (6.12%) German Language
4 1 (2.04%) Welsh Language
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) HTML
2 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.12%) COM
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.04%) Spring
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Mathematics
2 9 (18.37%) Blog
2 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) iPhone
3 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.04%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Android
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.04%) UNIX
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Market Research
1 9 (18.37%) Product Management
1 9 (18.37%) User Stories
2 5 (10.20%) OO
3 4 (8.16%) Project Management
3 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.12%) Scrum
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL
4 3 (6.12%) OOP
4 3 (6.12%) Android Development
4 3 (6.12%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.08%) Cyber Security
5 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.08%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (4.08%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.04%) Change Management
6 1 (2.04%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.04%) ITSM
6 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) C++
3 11 (22.45%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) C#
5 4 (8.16%) C
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.12%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.04%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) Groovy
8 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (57.14%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) COBIT
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) NFS
2 1 (2.04%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
1 1 (2.04%) Nessus
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.08%) Remedy
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Coverity
3 2 (4.08%) Wind River
4 1 (2.04%) Akamai
4 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.04%) Altiris
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) NetApp
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