The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Welsh Language in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Welsh Language over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Welsh Language
Rank 64 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Permanent jobs citing Welsh Language 27 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.45% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the General category 6.52% 0.91% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £26,500 £18,000
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +47.22%
Welsh Language
Wales

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

General Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
414 330 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 37.60% 29.33% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 370 288 248
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Welsh Language
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Welsh Language Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Welsh Language
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Welsh Language Salary Trend in South Wales

Welsh Language
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Welsh Language across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Welsh Language Salary Histogram in South Wales

Welsh Language
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 Welsh Language within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +18 26 £35,000 -
Welsh Language
Wales

Welsh Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Welsh Language 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 Welsh Language.

1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 28 (50.00%) SaaS
3 23 (41.07%) Perl
3 23 (41.07%) VMware
4 22 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (37.50%) ITIL
6 18 (32.14%) Firewall
7 17 (30.36%) Python
8 16 (28.57%) Windows
9 15 (26.79%) Debian
9 15 (26.79%) VLAN
9 15 (26.79%) CentOS
9 15 (26.79%) tcpdump
10 14 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 12 (21.43%) UNIX
11 12 (21.43%) Nagios
11 12 (21.43%) Wireshark
11 12 (21.43%) Nessus
11 12 (21.43%) Nmap
12 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.29%) MySQL
13 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
13 8 (14.29%) Service Management
13 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
13 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
13 8 (14.29%) Automated Testing
13 8 (14.29%) Puppet

Welsh Language
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Welsh Language 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 Welsh Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Office
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Project
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Firewall
2 15 (26.79%) VLAN
2 15 (26.79%) tcpdump
3 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (21.43%) Wireshark
5 6 (10.71%) HTTP
6 3 (5.36%) DHCP
6 3 (5.36%) DNS
7 2 (3.57%) SSL
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.79%) SAN
8 1 (1.79%) Intranet
8 1 (1.79%) MPLS
8 1 (1.79%) OSPF
8 1 (1.79%) BGP
8 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.79%) VPN
8 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.71%) French Language
3 6 (10.71%) German Language
3 6 (10.71%) Italian Language
3 6 (10.71%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (14.29%) Test Engineer
1 8 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Senior Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Account Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Senior Account Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Provisioning Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Digital Media
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 16 (28.57%) Windows
3 15 (26.79%) Debian
3 15 (26.79%) CentOS
4 12 (21.43%) UNIX
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) ITIL
2 14 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.29%) Service Management
3 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
5 6 (10.71%) Security Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.93%) ITIL V3
6 5 (8.93%) Workflow
7 4 (7.14%) ITSM
7 4 (7.14%) Product Management
7 4 (7.14%) Time Management
8 3 (5.36%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Perl
2 17 (30.36%) Python
3 3 (5.36%) Ruby
3 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.36%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.50%) ISEB
3 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.57%) CCNP
6 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CCDP
6 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.43%) Nmap
3 7 (12.50%) VirtualBox
4 5 (8.93%) Xen
5 3 (5.36%) XenServer
6 2 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Nagios
1 12 (21.43%) Nessus
2 8 (14.29%) Puppet
3 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) VMware
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) Cisco
3 7 (12.50%) T-Plan
4 3 (5.36%) Google
5 2 (3.57%) Juniper
5 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.79%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.79%) Dell
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix