The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Welsh Language in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Welsh Language over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Welsh Language
Rank 867 856 868
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Welsh Language 36 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.007% 0.013%
As % of the General category 0.071% 0.016% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 35 4 14
Average salary £32,500 £58,250 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.20% +164.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £90,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £26,500 £18,000
% change year-on-year
+22.64% +47.22%

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

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
50544 48874 53301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.79% 44.79% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38897 38549 44639
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Welsh Language
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Welsh Language Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Welsh Language
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Welsh Language within the UK.

Welsh Language Salary Trend in the UK

Welsh Language
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Welsh Language over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Welsh Language Salary Histogram in the UK

Welsh Language
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Welsh Language within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
Wales +20 27 £35,000 +32.07% 3
South Wales +17 27 £35,000 - 3
Cardiff +20 26 £35,000 - 3
England -7 9 £21,500 -76.11% 1
Northamptonshire - 9 £21,500 - 1
East Midlands - 9 £21,500 - 1
Northampton - 7 £20,500 -

Welsh Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 29 (44.62%) Finance
2 27 (41.54%) Linux
2 27 (41.54%) SaaS
3 24 (36.92%) ITIL
4 22 (33.85%) Perl
4 22 (33.85%) VMware
5 21 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (26.15%) Firewall
7 16 (24.62%) Python
7 16 (24.62%) Windows
8 15 (23.08%) Debian
8 15 (23.08%) tcpdump
8 15 (23.08%) CentOS
9 14 (21.54%) VLAN
10 13 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (18.46%) Nagios
11 12 (18.46%) UNIX
11 12 (18.46%) Wireshark
11 12 (18.46%) Nessus
11 12 (18.46%) Nmap
12 11 (16.92%) Service Management
13 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
13 8 (12.31%) MySQL
13 8 (12.31%) SLA
13 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
13 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
13 8 (12.31%) Automated Testing
13 8 (12.31%) Software Testing

Welsh Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (7.69%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Office
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.62%) MS Project
3 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) SaaS
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) Firewall
2 15 (23.08%) tcpdump
3 14 (21.54%) VLAN
4 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (18.46%) Wireshark
6 6 (9.23%) HTTP
7 4 (6.15%) Internet
8 3 (4.62%) DHCP
8 3 (4.62%) DNS
9 2 (3.08%) SSL
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.54%) SAN
10 1 (1.54%) Intranet
10 1 (1.54%) VPN
10 1 (1.54%) MPLS
10 1 (1.54%) OSPF
10 1 (1.54%) BGP
10 1 (1.54%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (44.62%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.23%) French Language
3 6 (9.23%) German Language
3 6 (9.23%) Italian Language
3 6 (9.23%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Test Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Senior Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Account Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Account Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (41.54%) Linux
2 16 (24.62%) Windows
3 15 (23.08%) Debian
3 15 (23.08%) CentOS
4 12 (18.46%) UNIX
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) ITIL
2 13 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 11 (16.92%) Service Management
4 8 (12.31%) Automated Testing
4 8 (12.31%) Software Testing
4 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
4 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy
5 7 (10.77%) Test Scripting
5 7 (10.77%) ITSM
5 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.23%) Performance Testing
6 6 (9.23%) Security Testing
7 5 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.69%) Workflow
8 4 (6.15%) Time Management
9 3 (4.62%) Product Management
9 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Perl
2 16 (24.62%) Python
3 3 (4.62%) Ruby
3 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.62%) C
3 3 (4.62%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) PHP
4 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
2 7 (10.77%) ISEB
3 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.62%) CCNA
5 3 (4.62%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.08%) CCNP
7 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.54%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.46%) Nmap
3 7 (10.77%) VirtualBox
4 5 (7.69%) Xen
5 3 (4.62%) XenServer
6 2 (3.08%) KVM
7 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Nagios
1 12 (18.46%) Nessus
2 8 (12.31%) Puppet
3 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) VMware
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) T-Plan
4 6 (9.23%) Cisco
5 3 (4.62%) Google
6 2 (3.08%) Juniper
6 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
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