The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 61 74
Rank change year-on-year +24 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 23 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.60% 1.32% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.67% 1.34% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 2
Median salary £22,000 £22,500 £17,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +26.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,900 £16,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £18,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

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 492 671 732
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.40% 98.10% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 423 587 596
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Cardiff over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 17 (60.71%) Degree
2 15 (53.57%) Finance
3 14 (50.00%) Service Management
3 14 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 14 (50.00%) Economics
3 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 14 (50.00%) IT Audit
4 13 (46.43%) Internal Audit
5 11 (39.29%) C#
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
7 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 9 (32.14%) .NET
8 8 (28.57%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
11 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.86%) Android
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (14.29%) HTML5
12 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
12 4 (14.29%) Xamarin
12 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
12 4 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (14.29%) Android Development
12 4 (14.29%) iOS Development

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 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) .NET
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.57%) J2EE
7 1 (3.57%) Java EE
7 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.57%) REST
7 1 (3.57%) Spring
7 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) Fintech
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Android
2 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Economics
1 14 (50.00%) IT Audit
1 14 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 14 (50.00%) Service Management
2 13 (46.43%) Internal Audit
3 4 (14.29%) Android Development
3 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.14%) OOP
5 2 (7.14%) Physics
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Data Security
6 1 (3.57%) MVC
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
4 4 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Xamarin