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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 88 60 79
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 19 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.35% 3.14% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 3.26% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 18
Average salary £21,250 £21,463 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% -10.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £17,500 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,150 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1362 1289 1255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.60% 96.41% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1106 1125
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -15 11 £22,500 +5.88% 4
West Wales +12 2 £20,750 +15.27%
North Wales -12 2 £24,000 -4.00%
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 19 (51.35%) HTML
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
3 12 (32.43%) CSS
4 11 (29.73%) jQuery
4 11 (29.73%) Degree
5 9 (24.32%) Marketing
6 7 (18.92%) Adobe
6 7 (18.92%) SEO
6 7 (18.92%) SQL
6 7 (18.92%) Digital Media
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.22%) .NET
7 6 (16.22%) C#
7 6 (16.22%) CRM
7 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.51%) Java
8 5 (13.51%) PHP
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (10.81%) Magento
9 4 (10.81%) Sage 200
9 4 (10.81%) Data Management
10 3 (8.11%) HTML5
10 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.11%) Linux
10 3 (8.11%) OO

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Magento
1 4 (10.81%) Sage 200
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) jMock
2 1 (2.70%) Mockito
2 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 9 (24.32%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) HTML
2 12 (32.43%) CSS
3 11 (29.73%) jQuery
4 6 (16.22%) .NET
5 3 (8.11%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.41%) Middleware
7 1 (2.70%) Spring
7 1 (2.70%) WCF
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
7 1 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) J2EE
7 1 (2.70%) MFC
7 1 (2.70%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.92%) Digital Media
3 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
2 2 (5.41%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) SEO
2 6 (16.22%) CRM
3 5 (13.51%) SDLC
4 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.81%) Data Management
5 3 (8.11%) OO
6 2 (5.41%) B2B
6 2 (5.41%) B2C
6 2 (5.41%) BPR
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 2 (5.41%) Web Development
6 2 (5.41%) Business Development
6 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Network Management
7 1 (2.70%) Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Adobe
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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