Period
to 20 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 105 84 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.26% 10.38% 10.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.12% 50.60% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 93 78 150
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +9.29% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,425 £20,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £48,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% 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 194 166 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.11% 20.52% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 148 143 323
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +5.56% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,125 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -2.78%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 44 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.29%) Computer Science
3 35 (33.33%) Java
4 23 (21.90%) SQL
4 23 (21.90%) HTML
5 20 (19.05%) Finance
6 19 (18.10%) Oracle
7 17 (16.19%) XML
7 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
7 17 (16.19%) Telecoms
7 17 (16.19%) Spring
8 16 (15.24%) Web Services
8 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 15 (14.29%) Validation
9 15 (14.29%) Scrum
10 14 (13.33%) Windows
10 14 (13.33%) Banking
10 14 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
11 13 (12.38%) Unit Testing
11 13 (12.38%) JavaScript
11 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
12 12 (11.43%) HTTP
12 12 (11.43%) Project Management
12 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
12 12 (11.43%) Retail
12 12 (11.43%) Software Engineering
12 12 (11.43%) DevOps

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 5 (4.76%) SAS
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.90%) IIS
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Anypoint
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Drupal
3 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.57%) Office 365
4 5 (4.76%) SaaS
5 4 (3.81%) GitHub
6 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.86%) Slack
6 3 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) HTTP
2 10 (9.52%) DHCP
2 10 (9.52%) DNS
3 5 (4.76%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.81%) Firewall
5 2 (1.90%) LAN
5 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.90%) WAN
6 1 (0.95%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.95%) Modbus
6 1 (0.95%) Network Security
6 1 (0.95%) RS-232
6 1 (0.95%) RS-485
6 1 (0.95%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (6.67%) Redis
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.76%) DB2
5 5 (4.76%) Power BI
5 5 (4.76%) PowerPivot
5 5 (4.76%) SAS EBI
5 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.81%) Big Data
7 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Liquibase
1 7 (6.67%) Selenium
2 5 (4.76%) JIRA
3 4 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.86%) CircleCI
4 3 (2.86%) Gradle
4 3 (2.86%) Maven
5 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.90%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.95%) Mocha
6 1 (0.95%) Redmine
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 17 (16.19%) Telecoms
3 14 (13.33%) Banking
4 12 (11.43%) Retail
5 9 (8.57%) Advertising
6 7 (6.67%) Billing
6 7 (6.67%) Marketing
7 6 (5.71%) Manufacturing
8 5 (4.76%) Electronics
9 4 (3.81%) Games
10 3 (2.86%) Automotive
11 1 (0.95%) Back Office
11 1 (0.95%) Legal
11 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Analyst
2 20 (19.05%) Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (7.62%) SQL Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Systems Support
5 7 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (6.67%) Programmer
5 7 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 7 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
5 7 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Administrator
6 6 (5.71%) DBA
6 6 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.90%) HTML
2 17 (16.19%) Spring
2 17 (16.19%) XML
3 16 (15.24%) Web Services
4 11 (10.48%) jQuery
5 10 (9.52%) Hibernate
6 9 (8.57%) JSON
6 9 (8.57%) SOAP
7 8 (7.62%) CSS
8 7 (6.67%) J2EE
8 7 (6.67%) JSP
8 7 (6.67%) Spring Boot
8 7 (6.67%) Struts
8 7 (6.67%) Thymeleaf
9 5 (4.76%) .NET
9 5 (4.76%) RESTful
10 4 (3.81%) Django
10 4 (3.81%) HTML5
10 4 (3.81%) Kafka
11 3 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.29%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.57%) Data Structures
3 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.71%) CMDB
5 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.86%) AS400
7 2 (1.90%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.90%) PKI
7 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.95%) Social Media
8 1 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) Windows
2 10 (9.52%) Linux
2 10 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (6.67%) Unix
4 4 (3.81%) Android
5 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.86%) VMS
6 2 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (14.29%) Scrum
2 15 (14.29%) Validation
3 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
3 13 (12.38%) Unit Testing
4 12 (11.43%) DevOps
4 12 (11.43%) Project Management
4 12 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
5 11 (10.48%) Microservices
6 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.52%) SDLC
7 9 (8.57%) Analytics
8 8 (7.62%) BPMN
9 7 (6.67%) Feasibility Study
9 7 (6.67%) Physics
9 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.33%) Java
2 23 (21.90%) SQL
3 13 (12.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.52%) C#
5 7 (6.67%) VBA
6 5 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 5 (4.76%) Java 8
6 5 (4.76%) Python
7 4 (3.81%) Scala
8 3 (2.86%) C
8 3 (2.86%) C++
9 2 (1.90%) PHP
10 1 (0.95%) Delphi
10 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (7.62%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.67%) ISEB
4 6 (5.71%) OCA
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.86%) MCSA
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.90%) CISSP
6 2 (1.90%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.90%) HND
6 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.90%) PMP
6 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) APMG
7 1 (0.95%) APMP
7 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Docker
2 4 (3.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.90%) SCOM
1 2 (1.90%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (18.10%) Oracle
2 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.62%) Google
4 7 (6.67%) Guidewire
4 7 (6.67%) VMware
5 3 (2.86%) SAP
6 2 (1.90%) Apple
6 2 (1.90%) HP
7 1 (0.95%) MuleSoft