Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 83 87
Rank change year-on-year +24 +4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 20 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.45% 2.03% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.06% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 24
Cardiff median annual salary £22,500 £22,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.32% +13.89%
10th Percentile £21,000 £18,500 £16,250
90th Percentile £29,400 £29,100 £23,000
South Wales median annual salary £22,750 £22,250 £20,500
% change year-on-year +2.25% +8.54% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 808 1357 1538
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.90% 98.40% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 720 1226 1314
Cardiff median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,025
South Wales median annual salary £39,125 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.33% +4.17% +2.86%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Cardiff

Graduate
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Cardiff

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Cardiff

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Degree
1 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) Games
5 7 (35.00%) WPF
5 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
6 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
6 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (30.00%) F#
6 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (30.00%) RESTful
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (30.00%) Kibana
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (30.00%) Kanban
6 6 (30.00%) WCF
6 6 (30.00%) Ruby

Graduate Skill Set
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 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Games
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) WPF
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (30.00%) MSMQ
3 6 (30.00%) RESTful
3 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (30.00%) WCF
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) BDD
2 6 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (30.00%) Kanban
2 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (30.00%) Web Development
3 5 (25.00%) Economics
3 5 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 5 (25.00%) IT Audit
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) BPMN
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
4 3 (15.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) F#
3 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle