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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 77 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 15 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.24% 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.41% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 2
Average salary £21,500 £20,500 £21,785
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% -5.89%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.12%
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
1151 967 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.44% 96.51% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 803 922
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
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
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 17 April 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
Newport - 9 £25,000 -
Cardiff +2 4 £18,250 -10.97% 1
Bridgend - 1 £18,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £21,500 -
Graduate
Wales

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (40.91%) Marketing
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) Degree
3 7 (31.82%) jQuery
3 7 (31.82%) Adobe
3 7 (31.82%) SEO
3 7 (31.82%) Digital Media
4 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
5 5 (22.73%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.09%) HTML5
8 2 (9.09%) Network Management
8 2 (9.09%) Business Development
8 2 (9.09%) Retail
8 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) DSL
8 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.09%) B2B
8 2 (9.09%) B2C
8 2 (9.09%) MVC
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) OO
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 2 (9.09%) SQL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (40.91%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) jQuery
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Digital Media
2 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) SEO
2 2 (9.09%) OO
2 2 (9.09%) B2B
2 2 (9.09%) B2C
2 2 (9.09%) MVC
2 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.09%) Business Development
2 2 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Web Development
3 1 (4.55%) OOD
3 1 (4.55%) Workflow
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Adobe
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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