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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 77 45 82
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 20 45 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.59% 4.13% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 4.29% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 43 12
Average salary £20,750 £20,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £17,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,400 £23,700
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
1234 1050 1084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.86% 96.42% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1064 950 963
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -16 14 £20,500 +15.49% 1
Newport -11 3 £25,750 +3.00%
Torfaen 0 2 £21,000 -6.66%
Bridgend -3 1 £20,000 -
Graduate
Wales

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) jQuery
5 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 9 (27.27%) CSS
6 7 (21.21%) Linux
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (18.18%) HTML
7 6 (18.18%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) .NET
8 5 (15.15%) C++
8 5 (15.15%) UNIX
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
8 5 (15.15%) Marketing
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (12.12%) SDLC
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (12.12%) Scrum
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) C#
9 4 (12.12%) Oracle
9 4 (12.12%) MVC
9 4 (12.12%) SEO
10 3 (9.09%) SAN
10 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
10 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 3 (9.09%) PHP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) jMock
2 1 (3.03%) Mockito
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) jQuery
2 9 (27.27%) CSS
3 6 (18.18%) HTML
3 6 (18.18%) .NET
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.06%) Middleware
7 1 (3.03%) MFC
7 1 (3.03%) Web Services
7 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (6.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.12%) MVC
2 4 (12.12%) SEO
2 4 (12.12%) Scrum
2 4 (12.12%) SDLC
3 3 (9.09%) CRM
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.06%) Data Management
4 2 (6.06%) Business Development
4 2 (6.06%) ETL
4 2 (6.06%) B2B
4 2 (6.06%) B2C
4 2 (6.06%) Network Management
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.03%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) TDD
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) C++
5 4 (12.12%) C#
6 3 (9.09%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Acorn Recruitment
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