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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 48 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 51 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.89% 1.74% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 1.81% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 49 23 9
Average salary £21,250 £24,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £16,500 £16,800
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
1259 1272 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.11% 96.07% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1133 876
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 +32 46 £20,500 +17.14%
North Wales 0 5 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (45.68%) Degree
2 24 (29.63%) Java
2 24 (29.63%) .NET
3 19 (23.46%) Computer Science
4 17 (20.99%) C#
5 16 (19.75%) Manufacturing
6 14 (17.28%) Content Management
6 14 (17.28%) SQL
6 14 (17.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (17.28%) Life Science
6 14 (17.28%) Marketing
7 13 (16.05%) C++
8 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 12 (14.81%) Mathematics
9 11 (13.58%) Blog
9 11 (13.58%) Market Research
9 11 (13.58%) Product Management
9 11 (13.58%) User Stories
9 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
9 11 (13.58%) Windows
9 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
10 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 9 (11.11%) Finance
11 8 (9.88%) Android
12 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
12 7 (8.64%) HTML
13 6 (7.41%) VB.NET
13 6 (7.41%) Linux
13 6 (7.41%) OO
13 6 (7.41%) Scrum

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.70%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.47%) NAS
3 2 (2.47%) LDAP
3 2 (2.47%) HTTP
3 2 (2.47%) DNS
3 2 (2.47%) SAN
4 1 (1.23%) POP3
4 1 (1.23%) VLAN
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.23%) IMAP
4 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.23%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) MS Access
2 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) NUnit
1 3 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (3.70%) Moq
1 3 (3.70%) MSTest
2 2 (2.47%) Xcode
2 2 (2.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.23%) Selenium
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (19.75%) Manufacturing
2 14 (17.28%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (17.28%) Marketing
3 9 (11.11%) Finance
4 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.70%) French Language
5 3 (3.70%) German Language
6 2 (2.47%) Electronics
7 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.63%) .NET
2 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.64%) HTML
4 4 (4.94%) COM
5 3 (3.70%) WinForms
5 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.70%) WCF
5 3 (3.70%) WPF
5 3 (3.70%) Spring.NET
5 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.70%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (3.70%) Ninject
5 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (3.70%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (2.47%) jQuery
6 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.47%) Spring
6 2 (2.47%) J2EE
7 1 (1.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.28%) Life Science
3 12 (14.81%) Mathematics
4 11 (13.58%) Blog
5 3 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.47%) iPhone
6 2 (2.47%) Physics
6 2 (2.47%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.23%) GIS
7 1 (1.23%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.23%) CMDB
7 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Android
3 6 (7.41%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.23%) UNIX
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.23%) Debian
6 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Content Management
2 11 (13.58%) Market Research
2 11 (13.58%) Product Management
2 11 (13.58%) User Stories
3 6 (7.41%) OO
3 6 (7.41%) Scrum
4 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
4 5 (6.17%) Project Management
5 3 (3.70%) ITIL
5 3 (3.70%) OOP
5 3 (3.70%) TDD
5 3 (3.70%) MVC
5 3 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (3.70%) Kanban
5 3 (3.70%) MVVM
5 3 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (3.70%) Web Application Development
5 3 (3.70%) Android Development
5 3 (3.70%) iOS Development
6 2 (2.47%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) Java
2 17 (20.99%) C#
3 14 (17.28%) SQL
4 13 (16.05%) C++
5 6 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.94%) C
6 4 (4.94%) VB
7 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.70%) Perl
7 3 (3.70%) Python
7 3 (3.70%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.47%) PHP
8 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.23%) VBA
9 1 (1.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (45.68%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) PhD
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) COBIT
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.47%) NFS
3 1 (1.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Nagios
1 1 (1.23%) Nessus
1 1 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.70%) VMware
4 2 (2.47%) 3PAR
4 2 (2.47%) Wind River
4 2 (2.47%) Coverity
4 2 (2.47%) Altiris
4 2 (2.47%) Remedy
4 2 (2.47%) HP
4 2 (2.47%) NetApp
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) Akamai
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