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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Welsh Language
Rank 93 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Welsh Language 16 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.20% - 1.29%
As % of the General category 2.79% - 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 13
Average salary £32,000 - £17,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 - £16,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £29,100
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £26,000 £17,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +48.57%
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
574 467 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 43.19% 42.69% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 496 389 345
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 - 16 £32,000 -
Welsh Language
UK

Welsh Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 17 (56.67%) VMware
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (46.67%) Finance
4 13 (43.33%) Perl
4 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (43.33%) SaaS
5 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (40.00%) Firewall
6 10 (33.33%) Linux
6 10 (33.33%) Python
6 10 (33.33%) Line Management
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
8 7 (23.33%) CentOS
8 7 (23.33%) SCCM
8 7 (23.33%) VLAN
8 7 (23.33%) Wireshark
8 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco
9 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (20.00%) SQL
9 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds
9 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 5 (16.67%) VPN

Welsh Language
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (43.33%) SaaS
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) IaaS
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) VLAN
2 7 (23.33%) Wireshark
2 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.67%) VPN
4 4 (13.33%) MPLS
4 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 4 (13.33%) SSL
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 4 (13.33%) HTTP
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (13.33%) tcpdump
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (10.00%) VoIP
5 3 (10.00%) DHCP
5 3 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) VPLS
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (13.33%) Administrator
1 4 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 4 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
1 4 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (3.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) CentOS
4 4 (13.33%) UNIX
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (33.33%) Line Management
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
5 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (13.33%) Service Management
7 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Coaching
8 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (10.00%) OWASP
8 3 (10.00%) Time Management
8 3 (10.00%) Product Management
8 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.67%) CRM
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Perl
2 10 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (13.33%) CCNA
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.00%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.33%) Nmap
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 3 (10.00%) ProxySG
4 3 (10.00%) XenServer
4 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.67%) VirtualBox
5 2 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) Nagios
2 4 (13.33%) Nessus
3 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (10.00%) WSUS
3 3 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) VMware
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (13.33%) Juniper
5 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (10.00%) Mitel
6 3 (10.00%) Google
6 3 (10.00%) McAfee
6 3 (10.00%) NetApp
6 3 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) T-Plan
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) TOWER Software