The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 84 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 11 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.90% 2.66% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 2.76% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 8
Average salary £22,500 £21,250 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £17,500 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,100 £21,800
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Graduate
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1190 1086 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.46% 96.19% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 949 939
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram 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 2 July 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
(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 -13 5 £20,500 +2.50% 6
Bridgend +1 2 - -
Torfaen -12 2 £22,500 +5.88%
Newport -9 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,000 -
Graduate
Wales

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) jQuery
3 10 (37.04%) Degree
4 9 (33.33%) Marketing
4 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (25.93%) SEO
5 7 (25.93%) Adobe
5 7 (25.93%) Digital Media
6 6 (22.22%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) Java
9 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 3 (11.11%) Linux
9 3 (11.11%) SDLC
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
10 2 (7.41%) HTML5
10 2 (7.41%) Android
10 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.41%) TDD
10 2 (7.41%) Retail
10 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (7.41%) Business Development
10 2 (7.41%) Network Management
10 2 (7.41%) SAN
10 2 (7.41%) Red Hat

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) jMock
2 1 (3.70%) Mockito
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 9 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
1 11 (40.74%) CSS
1 11 (40.74%) jQuery
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.70%) WCF
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) MFC
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) Digital Media
3 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) SEO
2 3 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (7.41%) MVC
3 2 (7.41%) Network Management
3 2 (7.41%) Business Development
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) TDD
3 2 (7.41%) OO
3 2 (7.41%) CRM
3 2 (7.41%) B2B
3 2 (7.41%) B2C
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
4 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Adobe
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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