Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 16 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 105 114 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.07% 11.85% 9.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.07% 53.52% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 94 104 137
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,575 £20,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £54,080 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 184 213 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.64% 22.14% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 145 178 320
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.68% -5.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Cardiff

Degree
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Degree in Cardiff

Degree
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Degree.

1 42 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.10%) Computer Science
3 29 (27.62%) Java
4 17 (16.19%) Oracle
5 16 (15.24%) HTML
5 16 (15.24%) Finance
5 16 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 15 (14.29%) Validation
6 15 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 15 (14.29%) SQL
7 14 (13.33%) XML
7 14 (13.33%) Project Management
7 14 (13.33%) Banking
8 13 (12.38%) Retail
8 13 (12.38%) Spring
8 13 (12.38%) Management Information System
8 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
8 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (11.43%) Windows
9 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
10 11 (10.48%) Web Services
10 11 (10.48%) ITIL
10 11 (10.48%) DNS
10 11 (10.48%) DHCP
10 11 (10.48%) Microservices
11 10 (9.52%) Data Structures
11 10 (9.52%) Windows Server

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (1.90%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.90%) CMS
1 2 (1.90%) SAS
2 1 (0.95%) Anypoint
2 1 (0.95%) Apache
2 1 (0.95%) Drupal
2 1 (0.95%) IIS
2 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.67%) Office 365
3 3 (2.86%) GitHub
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.90%) SaaS
4 2 (1.90%) Slack
4 2 (1.90%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) DHCP
1 11 (10.48%) DNS
2 9 (8.57%) HTTP
3 5 (4.76%) Firewall
3 5 (4.76%) LAN
3 5 (4.76%) WAN
4 4 (3.81%) Network Security
5 2 (1.90%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.95%) 802.11
6 1 (0.95%) BGP
6 1 (0.95%) GPON
6 1 (0.95%) Intranet
6 1 (0.95%) Modbus
6 1 (0.95%) MPLS
6 1 (0.95%) OSPF
6 1 (0.95%) RS-232
6 1 (0.95%) RS-485
6 1 (0.95%) RSVP
6 1 (0.95%) SSH
6 1 (0.95%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.67%) Redis
3 5 (4.76%) MySQL
3 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.81%) Big Data
4 4 (3.81%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.90%) DB2
5 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.90%) Power BI
5 2 (1.90%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.90%) SAS EBI
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.95%) MS Access
6 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Liquibase
2 6 (5.71%) Selenium
3 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.90%) CircleCI
4 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.90%) JIRA
4 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 14 (13.33%) Banking
4 13 (12.38%) Retail
5 7 (6.67%) Billing
6 6 (5.71%) Automotive
7 5 (4.76%) Advertising
7 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
7 5 (4.76%) Marketing
8 3 (2.86%) Games
8 3 (2.86%) Legal
9 2 (1.90%) Back Office
9 2 (1.90%) Electronics
9 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.95%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 33 (31.43%) Analyst
2 14 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (12.38%) Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) Administrator
6 7 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (6.67%) Programmer
6 7 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 7 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
6 7 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Business Process Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) DBA
7 6 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (5.71%) Process Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) HTML
2 14 (13.33%) XML
3 13 (12.38%) Spring
4 11 (10.48%) Web Services
5 10 (9.52%) SOAP
6 9 (8.57%) Hibernate
7 7 (6.67%) J2EE
7 7 (6.67%) jQuery
7 7 (6.67%) JSP
7 7 (6.67%) Spring Boot
7 7 (6.67%) Struts
7 7 (6.67%) Thymeleaf
8 6 (5.71%) CSS
9 4 (3.81%) JSON
9 4 (3.81%) Kafka
10 3 (2.86%) .NET
10 3 (2.86%) REST
10 3 (2.86%) Visualforce
11 2 (1.90%) Django
11 2 (1.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.38%) Management Information System
4 10 (9.52%) Data Structures
5 6 (5.71%) CMDB
6 5 (4.76%) PKI
7 3 (2.86%) AS400
7 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.90%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.90%) Social Media
9 1 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.43%) Windows
2 10 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (8.57%) Linux
4 6 (5.71%) Unix
5 3 (2.86%) VMS
6 2 (1.90%) Android
6 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.95%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 15 (14.29%) Validation
4 14 (13.33%) Project Management
5 11 (10.48%) ITIL
5 11 (10.48%) Microservices
6 10 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 10 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 9 (8.57%) BPMN
8 8 (7.62%) DevOps
8 8 (7.62%) Feasibility Study
8 8 (7.62%) Scrum
8 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.67%) Analytics
9 7 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 7 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.62%) Java
2 15 (14.29%) SQL
3 9 (8.57%) C#
4 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.67%) Java 8
6 5 (4.76%) VBA
7 4 (3.81%) C
7 4 (3.81%) Python
8 3 (2.86%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.86%) C++
8 3 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (1.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.90%) Scala
10 1 (0.95%) C-shell
10 1 (0.95%) Delphi
10 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.95%) Perl
10 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (6.67%) ISEB
2 7 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.71%) MCSA
3 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.71%) OCA
3 6 (5.71%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (3.81%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.90%) HND
5 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.90%) PMP
5 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) APMG
6 1 (0.95%) APMP
6 1 (0.95%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CCNA
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.81%) PMO
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Docker
2 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) SCOM
1 5 (4.76%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.95%) Ansible
2 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) Oracle
2 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.67%) Guidewire
4 5 (4.76%) Google
4 5 (4.76%) HP
5 4 (3.81%) VMware
6 3 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.95%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.95%) Sitecore