Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Degree 16 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 16.84% 15.49% 17.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 88.89% 68.75% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 12
North Wales median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £27,600 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £44,500 £43,500 £42,875
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,388
% change year-on-year - +9.93% +3.96%

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 North Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 18.95% 22.54% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 12
North Wales median annual salary £40,000 £33,750 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% +17.39% -38.83%
10th Percentile £29,100 £21,225 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,000 £45,000 £42,875
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +0.52% +12.68% -11.25%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in North Wales

Degree
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in North Wales.

Salary trend for Degree in North Wales

Degree
Salary Histogram in North Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in North Wales over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in North Wales

Degree
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Denbighshire +5 6 £37,500 +35.15%
Flintshire -1 4 £43,750 +16.67% 6
Wrexham 0 3 £40,000 +90.48% 3
Conwy - 2 £41,250 - 1
Gwynedd - 1 £20,500 -
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 North Wales region with a requirement for Degree.

1 8 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) JSON
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Electronics
3 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (18.75%) Ajax
4 3 (18.75%) VHDL
4 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
4 3 (18.75%) Firmware
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Schematic Capture
4 3 (18.75%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
4 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Django
4 3 (18.75%) Android
5 2 (12.50%) Physics

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (12.50%) PTC Creo
2 2 (12.50%) Windchill
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 8 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (25.00%) Electronics
3 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Design Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Design Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Python Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Development Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Mechanical Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Development Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Python Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) JSON
2 3 (18.75%) Ajax
2 3 (18.75%) Django
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) Flask
4 1 (6.25%) LESS
4 1 (6.25%) React
4 1 (6.25%) Redux
4 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
4 1 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (18.75%) VHDL
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Creative Thinking
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Schematic Capture
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) Physics
3 2 (12.50%) Progressive Web App
3 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) ES8
4 1 (6.25%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ACCA
1 2 (12.50%) CIMA
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GAAP
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Firmware
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Hyperion