Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 28 14
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 106 55 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.15% 7.15% 12.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.27% 37.41% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 91 51 152
Cardiff median annual salary £39,000 £28,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% -24.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £48,750 £69,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.30% -5.00% +0.61%

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 173 147 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.57% 19.12% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 138 129 279
Cardiff median annual salary £38,325 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.72% -9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,850 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £62,500 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 52 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (34.91%) Java
3 34 (32.08%) Computer Science
4 29 (27.36%) Finance
5 26 (24.53%) SQL
6 25 (23.58%) HTML
7 21 (19.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (18.87%) JavaScript
9 18 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (16.04%) Spring
11 16 (15.09%) XML
11 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
12 15 (14.15%) Scrum
13 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
13 14 (13.21%) Analytics
13 14 (13.21%) DevOps
13 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (12.26%) SDLC
14 13 (12.26%) Oracle
14 13 (12.26%) Linux
14 13 (12.26%) HTTP
14 13 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (12.26%) jQuery
15 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
15 12 (11.32%) C#
15 12 (11.32%) Advertising
15 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (10.38%) Configuration Management
16 11 (10.38%) Web Services

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 6 (5.66%) SAS
2 3 (2.83%) Apache
2 3 (2.83%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.89%) Confluence
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.94%) IIS
4 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.94%) InVision
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.89%) SAP HCM
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.55%) Office 365
3 6 (5.66%) SaaS
4 2 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.94%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.94%) GitHub
5 1 (0.94%) Slack
5 1 (0.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) HTTP
2 7 (6.60%) DHCP
2 7 (6.60%) DNS
3 6 (5.66%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.77%) Firewall
5 2 (1.89%) SSH
5 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.94%) IPv4
6 1 (0.94%) IPv6
6 1 (0.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (6.60%) DB2
3 7 (6.60%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.66%) Power BI
4 6 (5.66%) PowerPivot
4 6 (5.66%) SAS EBI
4 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.77%) Big Data
6 4 (3.77%) MySQL
6 4 (3.77%) Redis
7 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) JIRA
2 6 (5.66%) Selenium
3 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.77%) Bugzilla
4 4 (3.77%) Liquibase
4 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.83%) Gradle
5 3 (2.83%) Maven
6 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.89%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.94%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.94%) Mocha
7 1 (0.94%) Redmine
7 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 29 (27.36%) Finance
2 12 (11.32%) Advertising
2 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.38%) Retail
4 8 (7.55%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.55%) Marketing
5 7 (6.60%) Banking
5 7 (6.60%) Electronics
6 4 (3.77%) Games
7 3 (2.83%) Billing
7 3 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.94%) Back Office
8 1 (0.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (23.58%) Developer
2 16 (15.09%) Analyst
3 9 (8.49%) SQL Developer
4 8 (7.55%) Systems Support
5 7 (6.60%) Development Manager
5 7 (6.60%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.60%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (6.60%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (6.60%) Systems Support Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Graduate
6 6 (5.66%) Software Development Manager
6 6 (5.66%) Software Manager
6 6 (5.66%) SQL BI Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Business Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.58%) HTML
2 17 (16.04%) Spring
3 16 (15.09%) XML
4 13 (12.26%) jQuery
5 11 (10.38%) Web Services
6 10 (9.43%) CSS
6 10 (9.43%) Hibernate
7 9 (8.49%) .NET
7 9 (8.49%) JSON
8 7 (6.60%) HTML5
8 7 (6.60%) SOAP
9 5 (4.72%) J2EE
9 5 (4.72%) Kafka
9 5 (4.72%) RESTful
9 5 (4.72%) Spring Boot
10 4 (3.77%) JDBC
10 4 (3.77%) JSP
10 4 (3.77%) REST
10 4 (3.77%) Struts
10 4 (3.77%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.72%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.89%) CMDB
6 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.94%) Animation
7 1 (0.94%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.94%) iPhone
7 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Linux
2 11 (10.38%) Windows
3 7 (6.60%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.72%) Unix
5 3 (2.83%) Android
6 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.89%) VMS
7 1 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.08%) Computer Science
3 18 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (14.15%) Scrum
5 14 (13.21%) Analytics
5 14 (13.21%) DevOps
6 13 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (12.26%) SDLC
7 11 (10.38%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.43%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.49%) Change Management
9 9 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (8.49%) Microservices
9 9 (8.49%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.49%) Validation
10 8 (7.55%) Coaching
10 8 (7.55%) MVC
10 8 (7.55%) Test Scripting
11 7 (6.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.91%) Java
2 26 (24.53%) SQL
3 20 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.32%) C#
5 9 (8.49%) PHP
6 8 (7.55%) VBA
7 6 (5.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (5.66%) Python
8 5 (4.72%) C++
8 5 (4.72%) Scala
9 3 (2.83%) Java 8
10 2 (1.89%) Delphi
10 2 (1.89%) Perl
11 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.94%) C
11 1 (0.94%) COBOL
11 1 (0.94%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.94%) PL/1
11 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (19.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.77%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.83%) ISEB
4 2 (1.89%) CISSP
4 2 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (1.89%) MBA
4 2 (1.89%) OCA
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.89%) PMP
5 1 (0.94%) HND
5 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.94%) MCSA
5 1 (0.94%) MCSE
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO 13485
2 2 (1.89%) JTAG
2 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Docker
2 5 (4.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.26%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) Google
4 7 (6.60%) SAP
4 7 (6.60%) VMware
5 4 (3.77%) Apple
5 4 (3.77%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe
6 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase