The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 16 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 148 97 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.00% 7.74% 9.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.15% 28.78% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 115 80 79
Average salary £29,129 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £19,250 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
421 337 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.30% 26.87% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 337 296 225
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,785 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Degree
UK

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Degree
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Degree Salary Trend in Wales

Degree
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Wales

Degree
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
South Wales +8 116 £29,129 -10.37% 15
Mid Wales +7 13 £50,000 +53.84% 4
North Wales -5 8 £35,000 -33.33% 2
West Wales +5 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 93 (30.29%) SQL
2 75 (24.43%) Computer Science
3 70 (22.80%) Telecoms
4 65 (21.17%) Banking
5 64 (20.85%) Unit Testing
5 64 (20.85%) HTML
6 61 (19.87%) Java
7 55 (17.92%) Microsoft
8 54 (17.59%) XML
9 50 (16.29%) .NET
10 48 (15.64%) JavaScript
10 48 (15.64%) Web Services
11 42 (13.68%) CSS
12 38 (12.38%) Mathematics
13 37 (12.05%) Finance
13 37 (12.05%) Windows
14 35 (11.40%) MS Excel
14 35 (11.40%) C++
14 35 (11.40%) J2EE
15 34 (11.07%) C#
16 33 (10.75%) Software Engineering
17 32 (10.42%) Hibernate
18 31 (10.10%) Change Management
18 31 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
19 30 (9.77%) Project Management
20 29 (9.45%) SQL Server
21 28 (9.12%) Scrum
21 28 (9.12%) Relational Database
22 27 (8.79%) Electronics
22 27 (8.79%) Marketing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.19%) Tomcat
2 16 (5.21%) WebSphere
2 16 (5.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (3.91%) IIS
4 9 (2.93%) CMS
5 7 (2.28%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.65%) WordPress
6 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.33%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (2.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) CATIA
3 1 (0.33%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.91%) INSURE/90
2 1 (0.33%) Lawson
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.98%) SaaS
2 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.21%) Internet
2 13 (4.23%) Ethernet
3 10 (3.26%) Firewall
4 8 (2.61%) SAN
5 7 (2.28%) BGP
5 7 (2.28%) LAN
5 7 (2.28%) HTTP
5 7 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.95%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.95%) EIGRP
7 5 (1.63%) IPsec
7 5 (1.63%) VRRP
7 5 (1.63%) VPN
7 5 (1.63%) Network Security
7 5 (1.63%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (1.63%) NAS
7 5 (1.63%) HSRP
7 5 (1.63%) FWSM
8 4 (1.30%) DNS
9 3 (0.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.12%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.23%) RDBMS
4 12 (3.91%) DB2
5 9 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.98%) MySQL
7 3 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.33%) OLAP
9 1 (0.33%) MS Access
9 1 (0.33%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (5.21%) Eclipse
2 12 (3.91%) Rational Application Developer
3 6 (1.95%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.95%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.63%) Maven
5 4 (1.30%) Hudson
5 4 (1.30%) Selenium
5 4 (1.30%) Subversion
5 4 (1.30%) Ant
5 4 (1.30%) JMeter
6 3 (0.98%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.98%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (0.98%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.98%) JUnit
6 3 (0.98%) JIRA
6 3 (0.98%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.98%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.98%) JBehave
6 3 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 70 (22.80%) Telecoms
2 65 (21.17%) Banking
3 37 (12.05%) Finance
4 27 (8.79%) Electronics
4 27 (8.79%) Marketing
5 19 (6.19%) Billing
5 19 (6.19%) Aerospace
6 12 (3.91%) Avionics
6 12 (3.91%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.58%) Games
8 8 (2.61%) Advertising
9 4 (1.30%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.98%) Legal
10 3 (0.98%) Welsh Language
11 2 (0.65%) Retail
12 1 (0.33%) Automotive
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 107 (34.85%) Analyst
2 49 (15.96%) Senior Analyst
3 47 (15.31%) Developer
4 39 (12.70%) Software Engineer
5 35 (11.40%) Graduate
6 28 (9.12%) Programmer
7 25 (8.14%) Analyst Programmer
7 25 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
8 24 (7.82%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 24 (7.82%) Senior Programmer
9 23 (7.49%) Senior Software Engineer
10 21 (6.84%) Business Analyst
11 20 (6.51%) Software Developer
12 19 (6.19%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 17 (5.54%) Test Analyst
14 13 (4.23%) Junior
15 12 (3.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 11 (3.58%) Team Leader
16 11 (3.58%) Support Engineer
16 11 (3.58%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.85%) HTML
2 54 (17.59%) XML
3 50 (16.29%) .NET
4 48 (15.64%) Web Services
5 42 (13.68%) CSS
6 35 (11.40%) J2EE
7 32 (10.42%) Hibernate
8 20 (6.51%) jQuery
9 17 (5.54%) Spring
10 16 (5.21%) Struts
11 14 (4.56%) .NET Framework
11 14 (4.56%) ASP.NET
12 12 (3.91%) JSP
13 11 (3.58%) Ajax
14 9 (2.93%) JSON
14 9 (2.93%) HTML5
14 9 (2.93%) CSS3
15 8 (2.61%) COM
15 8 (2.61%) SOAP
16 7 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 75 (24.43%) Computer Science
2 38 (12.38%) Mathematics
3 12 (3.91%) Client/Server
3 12 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.26%) Blog
5 9 (2.93%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.28%) Physics
7 6 (1.95%) Statistics
8 5 (1.63%) Robotics
9 4 (1.30%) GIS
10 3 (0.98%) DTV
10 3 (0.98%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.98%) Copywriting
11 2 (0.65%) iPhone
12 1 (0.33%) Replication
12 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.33%) AS400
12 1 (0.33%) NHS
12 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.05%) Windows
2 24 (7.82%) Linux
3 17 (5.54%) UNIX
4 15 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.93%) Android
7 6 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (1.95%) Solaris
8 5 (1.63%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.98%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.85%) Unit Testing
2 33 (10.75%) Software Engineering
3 31 (10.10%) Change Management
3 31 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (9.77%) Project Management
5 28 (9.12%) Scrum
6 25 (8.14%) ITIL
7 24 (7.82%) OO
8 23 (7.49%) PRINCE2
9 22 (7.17%) Web Development
10 17 (5.54%) UML
11 15 (4.89%) User Stories
11 15 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (4.56%) Performance Testing
13 13 (4.23%) ERP
13 13 (4.23%) Migration
13 13 (4.23%) Business Analysis
13 13 (4.23%) Market Research
13 13 (4.23%) Product Management
14 12 (3.91%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (30.29%) SQL
2 61 (19.87%) Java
3 48 (15.64%) JavaScript
4 35 (11.40%) C++
5 34 (11.07%) C#
6 24 (7.82%) RPG
6 24 (7.82%) RPG IV
7 22 (7.17%) VB
8 19 (6.19%) VB.NET
9 17 (5.54%) C
10 12 (3.91%) RPG/400
11 8 (2.61%) VB6
12 7 (2.28%) PHP
12 7 (2.28%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.95%) Python
14 3 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.98%) Perl
15 2 (0.65%) Groovy
15 2 (0.65%) Erlang
15 2 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (4.23%) ISEB
2 10 (3.26%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (2.61%) CCNP
5 7 (2.28%) SAP Certification
5 7 (2.28%) RHCE
6 5 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.30%) HNC
7 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.30%) CCNA
8 3 (0.98%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.65%) CCDP
10 1 (0.33%) CCIE
10 1 (0.33%) CCSP
10 1 (0.33%) CCIP
10 1 (0.33%) CCDA
10 1 (0.33%) PhD
10 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.89%) SLA
2 12 (3.91%) QA
3 7 (2.28%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.28%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 14 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.98%) NFS
4 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.33%) Nmap
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.95%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) OPNET
3 1 (0.33%) Netcool
3 1 (0.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.33%) Nagios
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.33%) OpenView
3 1 (0.33%) WSUS
3 1 (0.33%) Nessus
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 55 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.49%) VMware
3 20 (6.51%) Oracle
4 19 (6.19%) HP
5 17 (5.54%) IBM
6 16 (5.21%) Guidewire
7 12 (3.91%) Cisco
8 11 (3.58%) NetApp
9 9 (2.93%) SAP
10 6 (1.95%) F5
10 6 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.63%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.98%) Adobe
13 3 (0.98%) Altiris
14 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
14 2 (0.65%) Brocade
14 2 (0.65%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.65%) Juniper
14 2 (0.65%) Citrix
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Attenda
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
SLR
Salary: Competitive, based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Calico-Retail
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25k - 34k per year
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
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Powys
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Salary: Competitive + Full benefits package
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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