Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 80 139 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.54% 13.24% 12.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.96% 54.72% 48.41%
Number of salaries quoted 77 120 154
Cardiff median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,000 £54,080 £53,375
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 157 254 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.76% 24.19% 25.04%
Number of salaries quoted 136 208 288
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £22,813 £27,000 £24,550
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +8.11% -6.33%

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 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 34 (42.50%) Computer Science
2 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.75%) Finance
4 12 (15.00%) Java
5 11 (13.75%) Project Management
6 10 (12.50%) Validation
6 10 (12.50%) ITIL
6 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (11.25%) SQL
7 9 (11.25%) Retail
8 8 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (10.00%) HTML
8 8 (10.00%) Oracle
8 8 (10.00%) Windows
8 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.00%) Data Structures
9 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
9 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
9 7 (8.75%) C#
9 7 (8.75%) DNS
9 7 (8.75%) DHCP
9 7 (8.75%) BPMN
10 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
10 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.50%) Problem Management

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 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.25%) Office 365
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) DHCP
1 7 (8.75%) DNS
2 5 (6.25%) LAN
2 5 (6.25%) WAN
3 4 (5.00%) Network Security
4 3 (3.75%) HTTP
5 1 (1.25%) 802.11
5 1 (1.25%) BGP
5 1 (1.25%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.25%) Broadband
5 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.25%) Firewall
5 1 (1.25%) Intranet
5 1 (1.25%) MPLS
5 1 (1.25%) OSPF
5 1 (1.25%) RSVP
5 1 (1.25%) SNMP
5 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.25%) VPN
5 1 (1.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) MySQL
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.75%) Redis
5 1 (1.25%) MS Access
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.75%) Liquibase
1 3 (3.75%) Selenium
2 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.25%) JIRA
3 1 (1.25%) JMeter
3 1 (1.25%) Maven
3 1 (1.25%) Protractor
3 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.25%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Retail
3 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.50%) Automotive
4 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.00%) Legal
6 3 (3.75%) Billing
6 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.50%) Advertising
7 2 (2.50%) Electronics
8 1 (1.25%) Back Office
8 1 (1.25%) Marketing
8 1 (1.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Analyst
2 10 (12.50%) Administrator
2 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 7 (8.75%) Developer
3 7 (8.75%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Junior
4 6 (7.50%) Salesforce Administrator
5 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) DBA
6 4 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (5.00%) Process Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 3 (3.75%) Service Transition Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) HTML
2 6 (7.50%) SOAP
2 6 (7.50%) Visualforce
2 6 (7.50%) Web Services
3 5 (6.25%) CSS
3 5 (6.25%) XML
4 4 (5.00%) jQuery
5 3 (3.75%) .NET
5 3 (3.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.75%) J2EE
5 3 (3.75%) JSP
5 3 (3.75%) REST
5 3 (3.75%) Spring
5 3 (3.75%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.75%) Struts
5 3 (3.75%) Thymeleaf
6 2 (2.50%) MXNet
6 2 (2.50%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (2.50%) TensorFlow
7 1 (1.25%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 34 (42.50%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.25%) PKI
6 4 (5.00%) CMDB
7 3 (3.75%) AS400
8 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.25%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.25%) Life Science
9 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.25%) Social Media
9 1 (1.25%) User Experience
9 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.00%) Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) CentOS
4 1 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.75%) Project Management
3 10 (12.50%) ITIL
3 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (12.50%) Validation
4 8 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.75%) BPMN
6 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.50%) Patch Management
6 6 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.50%) Risk Management
6 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (7.50%) UML
7 5 (6.25%) SDLC
7 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) Java
2 9 (11.25%) SQL
3 7 (8.75%) C#
4 6 (7.50%) Apex Code
4 6 (7.50%) Java 8
4 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.00%) C
5 4 (5.00%) C++
6 3 (3.75%) PHP
6 3 (3.75%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) C-shell
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (7.50%) MCSA
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.00%) OCA
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.75%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (3.75%) ISEB
4 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.75%) PhD
5 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.50%) PMP
5 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) APMG
6 1 (1.25%) APMP
6 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.25%) CCNA
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.25%) HND
6 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (5.00%) PMO
3 3 (3.75%) GDPR
3 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.25%) ISO 13485
4 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) SCOM
1 5 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (6.25%) HP
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.25%) Samsung
6 1 (1.25%) Sitecore