The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 63 80 80
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 38 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.92% 1.69% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 1.75% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 8
Average salary £20,250 £22,893 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.54% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £16,500 £16,700
10% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £25,000 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1264 1260 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.16% 96.55% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1121 922
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Graduate
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Wales

Graduate
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 September 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 +25 37 £20,000 +11.11% 2
North Wales -5 1 £27,500 +14.58%
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 39 (50.00%) Degree
2 26 (33.33%) Java
3 21 (26.92%) .NET
4 20 (25.64%) Computer Science
5 14 (17.95%) Marketing
5 14 (17.95%) C#
5 14 (17.95%) SQL
6 13 (16.67%) C++
7 12 (15.38%) Manufacturing
8 11 (14.10%) Mathematics
8 11 (14.10%) Content Management
8 11 (14.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
8 11 (14.10%) Life Science
8 11 (14.10%) Blog
8 11 (14.10%) Market Research
8 11 (14.10%) Product Management
8 11 (14.10%) User Stories
9 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
9 10 (12.82%) Windows
9 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
10 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
10 9 (11.54%) Finance
11 8 (10.26%) Android
12 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
12 7 (8.97%) Linux
12 7 (8.97%) OO
12 7 (8.97%) HTML
13 6 (7.69%) Scrum

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.85%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.85%) SAN
3 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) Internet
3 2 (2.56%) LDAP
3 2 (2.56%) HTTP
3 2 (2.56%) NAS
4 1 (1.28%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.28%) Firewall
4 1 (1.28%) Wireless
4 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) JUnit
1 2 (2.56%) NUnit
1 2 (2.56%) Xcode
1 2 (2.56%) MSTest
1 2 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (2.56%) Moq
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 14 (17.95%) Marketing
2 12 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 11 (14.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (11.54%) Finance
5 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.85%) French Language
6 3 (3.85%) German Language
7 1 (1.28%) Welsh Language
7 1 (1.28%) Military
7 1 (1.28%) Electronics
7 1 (1.28%) Advertising
7 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) .NET
2 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.97%) HTML
4 4 (5.13%) COM
5 2 (2.56%) J2EE
5 2 (2.56%) Spring
5 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.56%) WinForms
5 2 (2.56%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (2.56%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (2.56%) WCF
5 2 (2.56%) WPF
5 2 (2.56%) jQuery
5 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.56%) Spring.NET
5 2 (2.56%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (2.56%) Ninject
5 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.10%) Mathematics
2 11 (14.10%) Life Science
2 11 (14.10%) Blog
3 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.28%) CMDB
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Physics
5 1 (1.28%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.28%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Android
3 7 (8.97%) Linux
4 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.28%) CentOS
6 1 (1.28%) Debian
6 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.10%) Content Management
1 11 (14.10%) Market Research
1 11 (14.10%) Product Management
1 11 (14.10%) User Stories
2 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.97%) OO
3 6 (7.69%) Scrum
3 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 5 (6.41%) Project Management
5 3 (3.85%) Android Development
5 3 (3.85%) iOS Development
5 3 (3.85%) OOP
5 3 (3.85%) ITIL
6 2 (2.56%) TDD
6 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.56%) MVC
6 2 (2.56%) Information Security
6 2 (2.56%) Cyber Security
6 2 (2.56%) Change Control
6 2 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) Java
2 14 (17.95%) C#
2 14 (17.95%) SQL
3 13 (16.67%) C++
4 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.13%) C
6 3 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.85%) Perl
6 3 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) Groovy
8 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 39 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) COBIT
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) NFS
3 1 (1.28%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
1 1 (1.28%) Nessus
1 1 (1.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (5.13%) VMware
3 2 (2.56%) NetApp
3 2 (2.56%) HP
3 2 (2.56%) Remedy
3 2 (2.56%) Altiris
3 2 (2.56%) 3PAR
3 2 (2.56%) Wind River
3 2 (2.56%) Coverity
4 1 (1.28%) Akamai
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Connectus
Salary: £23000 per annum + Bonus + pension + flexi pot
Posted: 6 days ago