The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 47 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 55 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.11% 2.09% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 2.17% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 52 25 7
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 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,900
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1288 1196 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.34% 95.99% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1126 1055 831
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 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 +23 45 £21,250 +14.86% 4
North Wales -2 10 £25,000 +4.16% 2
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (43.42%) Degree
2 24 (31.58%) Java
2 24 (31.58%) .NET
3 18 (23.68%) Manufacturing
4 17 (22.37%) C#
5 16 (21.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (21.05%) Content Management
5 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
5 16 (21.05%) Life Science
6 14 (18.42%) SQL
7 13 (17.11%) C++
8 12 (15.79%) Marketing
9 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
9 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
9 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.16%) Windows
10 10 (13.16%) Mathematics
11 9 (11.84%) Blog
11 9 (11.84%) Market Research
11 9 (11.84%) Product Management
11 9 (11.84%) User Stories
11 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
12 8 (10.53%) Finance
12 8 (10.53%) Android
13 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
13 7 (9.21%) HTML
14 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
14 6 (7.89%) OO
14 6 (7.89%) Scrum
15 5 (6.58%) Linux

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
1 3 (3.95%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) VLAN
3 1 (1.32%) IMAP
3 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.32%) NAS
3 1 (1.32%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.32%) DNS
3 1 (1.32%) SAN
3 1 (1.32%) LDAP
3 1 (1.32%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) MS Access
2 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) NUnit
1 3 (3.95%) MSTest
1 3 (3.95%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (3.95%) Moq
2 2 (2.63%) JUnit
2 2 (2.63%) Xcode
3 1 (1.32%) Selenium
3 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (23.68%) Manufacturing
2 16 (21.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (15.79%) Marketing
4 8 (10.53%) Finance
5 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.95%) French Language
6 3 (3.95%) German Language
7 2 (2.63%) Electronics
8 1 (1.32%) Automotive
8 1 (1.32%) Welsh Language
8 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) .NET
2 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.21%) HTML
4 4 (5.26%) COM
5 3 (3.95%) WinForms
5 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.95%) WCF
5 3 (3.95%) WPF
5 3 (3.95%) Spring.NET
5 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.95%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (3.95%) Ninject
5 3 (3.95%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (3.95%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (2.63%) jQuery
6 2 (2.63%) Spring
6 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.63%) J2EE
7 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 16 (21.05%) Life Science
2 10 (13.16%) Mathematics
3 9 (11.84%) Blog
4 3 (3.95%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.63%) iPhone
5 2 (2.63%) Physics
5 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.32%) GIS
6 1 (1.32%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.32%) CMDB
6 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Android
3 5 (6.58%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.32%) UNIX
6 1 (1.32%) CentOS
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Content Management
2 9 (11.84%) Market Research
2 9 (11.84%) Product Management
2 9 (11.84%) User Stories
3 6 (7.89%) Scrum
3 6 (7.89%) OO
4 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (3.95%) MVC
6 3 (3.95%) TDD
6 3 (3.95%) ITIL
6 3 (3.95%) OOP
6 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.95%) Kanban
6 3 (3.95%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (3.95%) MVVM
6 3 (3.95%) Android Development
6 3 (3.95%) iOS Development
6 3 (3.95%) Web Application Development
7 2 (2.63%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) Java
2 17 (22.37%) C#
3 14 (18.42%) SQL
4 13 (17.11%) C++
5 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.26%) C
6 4 (5.26%) VB
7 3 (3.95%) Python
7 3 (3.95%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.95%) Perl
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) Groovy
9 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (43.42%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) PhD
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.32%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.32%) COBIT
1 1 (1.32%) QA
1 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) NFS
2 1 (1.32%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Nagios
1 1 (1.32%) Nessus
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.63%) Remedy
3 2 (2.63%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) Coverity
3 2 (2.63%) Wind River
4 1 (1.32%) Akamai
4 1 (1.32%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.32%) Altiris
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) NetApp
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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