The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Welsh Language in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Welsh Language over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Welsh Language
Rank 75 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Permanent jobs citing Welsh Language 27 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.07% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the General category 5.47% 1.24% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 3
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% +6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £26,500 £18,000
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +47.22%
Welsh Language
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
494 403 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.88% 30.95% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 407 351 276
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Welsh Language
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Welsh Language across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Welsh Language Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Welsh Language
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Welsh Language across the Wales region.

Welsh Language Salary Trend in Wales

Welsh Language
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Welsh Language across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Welsh Language Salary Histogram in Wales

Welsh Language
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Welsh Language within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 +30 27 £35,000 -
Welsh Language
UK

Welsh Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Welsh Language also 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 that cited Welsh Language.

1 30 (56.60%) Finance
2 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 28 (52.83%) SaaS
3 23 (43.40%) Perl
3 23 (43.40%) VMware
4 22 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (33.96%) ITIL
5 18 (33.96%) Firewall
6 17 (32.08%) Python
7 16 (30.19%) Windows
8 15 (28.30%) Debian
8 15 (28.30%) VLAN
8 15 (28.30%) CentOS
8 15 (28.30%) tcpdump
9 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
10 12 (22.64%) UNIX
10 12 (22.64%) Nagios
10 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
10 12 (22.64%) Wireshark
10 12 (22.64%) Nessus
10 12 (22.64%) Nmap
11 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.09%) MySQL
12 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
12 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
12 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
12 8 (15.09%) Software Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Automated Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Puppet
12 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy

Welsh Language
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Welsh Language also 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 that cited Welsh Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.43%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.66%) MS Project
2 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (52.83%) SaaS
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 15 (28.30%) VLAN
2 15 (28.30%) tcpdump
3 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
4 12 (22.64%) Wireshark
5 6 (11.32%) HTTP
6 3 (5.66%) DHCP
6 3 (5.66%) DNS
7 2 (3.77%) SSL
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.89%) SAN
8 1 (1.89%) Intranet
8 1 (1.89%) MPLS
8 1 (1.89%) OSPF
8 1 (1.89%) BGP
8 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.89%) VPN
8 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) MySQL
2 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (56.60%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) French Language
3 6 (11.32%) German Language
3 6 (11.32%) Italian Language
3 6 (11.32%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Test Engineer
1 8 (15.09%) Senior Test Engineer
2 6 (11.32%) Analyst
2 6 (11.32%) Senior Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Account Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) Senior Account Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Provisioning Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Digital Media
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 16 (30.19%) Windows
3 15 (28.30%) Debian
3 15 (28.30%) CentOS
4 12 (22.64%) UNIX
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
3 8 (15.09%) Automated Testing
3 8 (15.09%) Software Testing
3 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
3 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
4 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
4 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.32%) Performance Testing
5 6 (11.32%) Security Testing
5 6 (11.32%) Service Management
6 4 (7.55%) Product Management
6 4 (7.55%) Time Management
7 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.66%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.77%) ITSM
8 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) Perl
2 17 (32.08%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) Ruby
3 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.21%) ISEB
3 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.66%) CCNA
4 3 (5.66%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.77%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CCDP
6 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (22.64%) Nmap
3 7 (13.21%) VirtualBox
4 5 (9.43%) Xen
5 3 (5.66%) XenServer
6 2 (3.77%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) Nagios
1 12 (22.64%) Nessus
2 8 (15.09%) Puppet
3 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) VMware
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco
3 7 (13.21%) T-Plan
4 3 (5.66%) Google
5 2 (3.77%) Juniper
5 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.89%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.89%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix