The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
UK / Wales
Rank 78 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 15 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.44% 0.87% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.89% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 10
Median salary £22,500 £20,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £19,000 £18,450
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,650 £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
998 1346 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.78% 97.89% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1150 1155
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 26 February 2017.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Wales

Graduate
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +8 7 £22,000 +7.31% 2
North Wales +5 5 £22,500 +18.42% 1
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 21 (58.33%) Degree
2 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) C#
4 14 (38.89%) Computer Science
5 11 (30.56%) MVC
5 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
6 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (25.00%) CSS
7 9 (25.00%) HTML
8 8 (22.22%) Java
8 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 8 (22.22%) SQL
8 8 (22.22%) Scrum
9 7 (19.44%) TDD
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 5 (13.89%) WCF
12 4 (11.11%) WPF
12 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (11.11%) Kanban
12 4 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (11.11%) MSTest
12 4 (11.11%) Spring.NET
12 4 (11.11%) RESTful
12 4 (11.11%) NUnit
12 4 (11.11%) WinForms
12 4 (11.11%) Internet
12 4 (11.11%) Web Services

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) 3G
2 2 (5.56%) 4G
3 1 (2.78%) 2G
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) LTE
3 1 (2.78%) RS-232
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Moq
1 4 (11.11%) MSTest
1 4 (11.11%) NUnit
1 4 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
1 3 (8.33%) Multimedia
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (25.00%) CSS
4 9 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.89%) WCF
7 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (11.11%) J2EE
7 4 (11.11%) Ninject
7 4 (11.11%) RESTful
7 4 (11.11%) Spring.NET
7 4 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) WinForms
7 4 (11.11%) WPF
8 3 (8.33%) CSS3
8 3 (8.33%) HTML5
8 3 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) MVC
3 8 (22.22%) Scrum
4 7 (19.44%) TDD
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (11.11%) Kanban
5 4 (11.11%) MVVM
5 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 3 (8.33%) BDD
6 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 3 (8.33%) OO
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
7 2 (5.56%) ERP
7 2 (5.56%) SDLC
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Web Development
8 1 (2.78%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) C#
2 8 (22.22%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) Groovy
5 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CCENT
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Denbigh, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Ensono
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago