The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 62 71 64
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 5 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.91% 1.00% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.02% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Median salary £22,000 £20,250 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £19,500 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,750 £20,400
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 542 686 630
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.55% 98.00% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 492 550 551
Median salary £37,500 £35,375 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% -0.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (9.09%) CUDA
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) CUDA
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) API Development
3 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
3 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Sage
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