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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 81 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 20 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.52% 1.90% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.93% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 31
Median salary £21,250 £20,500 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £16,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,700 £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
1257 1398 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.73% 98.24% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1201 1068
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 18 £20,500 - 2
West Wales - 2 £26,500 - 2
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 23 (60.53%) Degree
2 16 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 13 (34.21%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) .NET
5 11 (28.95%) CSS
5 11 (28.95%) HTML
6 9 (23.68%) C#
6 9 (23.68%) SDLC
7 7 (18.42%) PHP
7 7 (18.42%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) MySQL
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 6 (15.79%) C++
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle
9 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
9 5 (13.16%) Node.js
10 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 4 (10.53%) RESTful
10 4 (10.53%) HTML5
10 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
10 4 (10.53%) Web Services
10 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
10 4 (10.53%) MVC
10 4 (10.53%) Scrum
10 4 (10.53%) Windows
11 3 (7.89%) SOAP
11 3 (7.89%) OO

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 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) RS-232
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) CSS
2 11 (28.95%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) Node.js
4 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) HTML5
4 4 (10.53%) RESTful
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
5 3 (7.89%) Ajax
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.89%) CSS3
5 3 (7.89%) jQuery
5 3 (7.89%) SOAP
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.26%) Sass
6 2 (5.26%) Struts
6 2 (5.26%) SVG
6 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) SDLC
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.53%) MVC
4 4 (10.53%) Scrum
5 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.26%) Kanban
6 2 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL
7 1 (2.63%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.63%) Time Management
7 1 (2.63%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
1 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) C#
3 7 (18.42%) PHP
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) C++
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) C
6 2 (5.26%) Groovy
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.63%) VB
7 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco
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