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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 14 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 145 95 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.11% 7.62% 9.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.37% 28.61% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 110 80 80
Average salary £29,129 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,875 £20,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
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
410 332 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.42% 26.65% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 323 292 230
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £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 22 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 22 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 +8 113 £29,129 -10.37% 14
Mid Wales +6 13 £50,000 +66.66% 3
North Wales -2 8 £35,000 -33.33% 2
West Wales +5 5 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 94 (30.92%) SQL
2 75 (24.67%) Computer Science
3 70 (23.03%) Telecoms
4 65 (21.38%) Banking
5 64 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 64 (21.05%) HTML
6 61 (20.07%) Java
7 55 (18.09%) XML
8 54 (17.76%) Microsoft
9 51 (16.78%) .NET
10 49 (16.12%) Web Services
11 48 (15.79%) JavaScript
12 42 (13.82%) CSS
13 37 (12.17%) Finance
13 37 (12.17%) Mathematics
14 36 (11.84%) Windows
14 36 (11.84%) J2EE
15 35 (11.51%) C++
16 34 (11.18%) C#
16 34 (11.18%) MS Excel
16 34 (11.18%) Software Engineering
17 32 (10.53%) Hibernate
18 31 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
19 30 (9.87%) Change Management
20 29 (9.54%) SQL Server
21 28 (9.21%) Project Management
21 28 (9.21%) Electronics
21 28 (9.21%) Relational Database
22 27 (8.88%) Scrum
22 27 (8.88%) Marketing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 16 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 16 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (4.28%) IIS
4 8 (2.63%) CMS
5 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.33%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
8 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.63%) MS Office
3 7 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) CATIA
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.95%) INSURE/90
2 1 (0.33%) Lawson
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.33%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.99%) SaaS
2 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.93%) Internet
2 14 (4.61%) Ethernet
3 10 (3.29%) Firewall
4 7 (2.30%) SAN
4 7 (2.30%) LAN
4 7 (2.30%) HTTP
4 7 (2.30%) BGP
4 7 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (1.97%) EIGRP
6 5 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.64%) VPN
6 5 (1.64%) IPsec
6 5 (1.64%) VRRP
6 5 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (1.64%) Network Security
6 5 (1.64%) FWSM
6 5 (1.64%) HSRP
7 4 (1.32%) NAS
7 4 (1.32%) DNS
8 3 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.21%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.28%) RDBMS
4 12 (3.95%) DB2
5 9 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.32%) MySQL
8 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.33%) MS Access
10 1 (0.33%) OLAP
10 1 (0.33%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 12 (3.95%) Rational Application Developer
3 6 (1.97%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.64%) Maven
5 4 (1.32%) Subversion
5 4 (1.32%) JIRA
5 4 (1.32%) Hudson
5 4 (1.32%) Selenium
5 4 (1.32%) JMeter
5 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.32%) Ant
6 3 (0.99%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (0.99%) JUnit
6 3 (0.99%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.99%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.99%) WebLogic Workshop
6 3 (0.99%) JBehave
6 3 (0.99%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.99%) SoapUI
General
1 70 (23.03%) Telecoms
2 65 (21.38%) Banking
3 37 (12.17%) Finance
4 28 (9.21%) Electronics
5 27 (8.88%) Marketing
6 19 (6.25%) Aerospace
6 19 (6.25%) Billing
7 13 (4.28%) Manufacturing
8 12 (3.95%) Avionics
9 10 (3.29%) Games
10 8 (2.63%) Advertising
11 4 (1.32%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.99%) Legal
12 3 (0.99%) Welsh Language
12 3 (0.99%) Retail
13 1 (0.33%) Automotive
13 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 105 (34.54%) Analyst
2 49 (16.12%) Senior Analyst
3 46 (15.13%) Developer
4 40 (13.16%) Software Engineer
5 32 (10.53%) Graduate
6 27 (8.88%) Programmer
7 25 (8.22%) Analyst Programmer
7 25 (8.22%) Systems Engineer
8 24 (7.89%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 24 (7.89%) Senior Programmer
9 23 (7.57%) Senior Software Engineer
10 20 (6.58%) Business Analyst
11 19 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 18 (5.92%) Software Developer
13 17 (5.59%) Test Analyst
14 13 (4.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 13 (4.28%) Junior
15 11 (3.62%) Support Engineer
15 11 (3.62%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
15 11 (3.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (21.05%) HTML
2 55 (18.09%) XML
3 51 (16.78%) .NET
4 49 (16.12%) Web Services
5 42 (13.82%) CSS
6 36 (11.84%) J2EE
7 32 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 21 (6.91%) jQuery
9 17 (5.59%) Spring
10 16 (5.26%) Struts
11 15 (4.93%) ASP.NET
11 15 (4.93%) .NET Framework
12 12 (3.95%) JSP
13 11 (3.62%) Ajax
14 9 (2.96%) HTML5
14 9 (2.96%) CSS3
14 9 (2.96%) JSON
15 8 (2.63%) SOAP
16 7 (2.30%) XHTML
16 7 (2.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 75 (24.67%) Computer Science
2 37 (12.17%) Mathematics
3 12 (3.95%) Client/Server
3 12 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.96%) Blog
4 9 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.30%) Statistics
5 7 (2.30%) Physics
6 5 (1.64%) Robotics
7 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.99%) DTV
7 3 (0.99%) GIS
7 3 (0.99%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.66%) iPhone
9 1 (0.33%) NHS
9 1 (0.33%) Firmware
9 1 (0.33%) Replication
9 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.84%) Windows
2 24 (7.89%) Linux
3 17 (5.59%) UNIX
4 15 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.96%) Android
7 6 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (1.97%) Solaris
8 5 (1.64%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) CentOS
11 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.05%) Unit Testing
2 34 (11.18%) Software Engineering
3 31 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (9.87%) Change Management
5 28 (9.21%) Project Management
6 27 (8.88%) Scrum
7 25 (8.22%) ITIL
7 25 (8.22%) OO
8 24 (7.89%) Web Development
9 22 (7.24%) PRINCE2
10 18 (5.92%) UML
11 15 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (4.93%) Performance Testing
12 14 (4.61%) User Stories
13 13 (4.28%) Business Analysis
14 12 (3.95%) Data Migration
14 12 (3.95%) Integration Testing
14 12 (3.95%) Market Research
14 12 (3.95%) Product Management
14 12 (3.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (30.92%) SQL
2 61 (20.07%) Java
3 48 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 35 (11.51%) C++
5 34 (11.18%) C#
6 24 (7.89%) RPG
6 24 (7.89%) RPG IV
7 21 (6.91%) VB
8 19 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 18 (5.92%) C
10 12 (3.95%) RPG/400
11 8 (2.63%) VB6
11 8 (2.63%) PHP
12 7 (2.30%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.97%) Python
14 3 (0.99%) Perl
14 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.66%) XPath
15 2 (0.66%) Ruby
15 2 (0.66%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 13 (4.28%) ISEB
2 10 (3.29%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (2.63%) CCNP
5 7 (2.30%) SAP Certification
5 7 (2.30%) RHCE
6 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.32%) HNC
7 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.32%) CCNA
8 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.66%) CCDP
9 1 (0.33%) CCIE
9 1 (0.33%) CCSP
9 1 (0.33%) CCDA
9 1 (0.33%) CCIP
9 1 (0.33%) PhD
9 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.93%) SLA
2 12 (3.95%) QA
3 7 (2.30%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.30%) IEC 61508
3 7 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.66%) NFS
4 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (1.97%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) OpenView
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
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%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) WSUS
3 1 (0.33%) Nessus
3 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 54 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.24%) VMware
3 21 (6.91%) Oracle
4 18 (5.92%) HP
5 17 (5.59%) IBM
6 16 (5.26%) Guidewire
7 12 (3.95%) Cisco
8 10 (3.29%) NetApp
9 9 (2.96%) SAP
10 6 (1.97%) F5
10 6 (1.97%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.32%) 3PAR
12 3 (0.99%) Adobe
12 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.66%) Altiris
13 2 (0.66%) Brocade
13 2 (0.66%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.66%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.66%) Juniper
13 2 (0.66%) Dell
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360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Salary: UP to £23K + £3k OTE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Powys
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Powys
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: Competitive + Full benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Cardiff
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 27 days ago
Newport
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Mid Wales
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 27 days ago