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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 96 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 11 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.80% 0.90% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.96% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 4
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £19,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,000 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £21,250
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +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
1330 942 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.38% 94.29% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 791 958
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram 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 27 February 2015. 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 -13 10 £23,750 +37.68% 4
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
3 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) jQuery
6 5 (18.52%) Marketing
7 4 (14.81%) Digital Media
7 4 (14.81%) Adobe
7 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.81%) C++
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (14.81%) MVC
7 4 (14.81%) SEO
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.11%) Windows
8 3 (11.11%) OO
8 3 (11.11%) HTML5
8 3 (11.11%) Android
9 2 (7.41%) WCF
9 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
9 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.41%) VB.NET

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) WCF
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.70%) RESTful
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) Spring
7 1 (3.70%) Ajax
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.81%) MVC
2 4 (14.81%) SEO
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) OOD
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Web Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.70%) System Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Market Research
5 1 (3.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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