Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 33 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 34.74% 18.39% 30.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 91.67% 55.17% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 20
North Wales median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £17,856
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +101.61% -41.46%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,620 £15,678
90th Percentile £43,750 £55,800 £80,000
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 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 36 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 37.89% 33.33% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 20
North Wales median annual salary £35,000 £28,873 £17,856
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.22% +61.70% -53.92%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,150 £15,678
90th Percentile £44,250 £45,000 £80,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -6.67%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Flintshire +10 13 £36,250 -3.33% 6
Gwynedd - 12 £34,500 - 2
Denbighshire -1 5 £37,500 +29.88% 1
Conwy - 2 £41,250 - 2
Wrexham - 1 - - 2
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 12 (36.36%) QA
2 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 12 (36.36%) Coaching
3 10 (30.30%) C#
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.21%) HTML
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
5 7 (21.21%) HTML5
5 7 (21.21%) Docker
6 6 (18.18%) Microservices
6 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.15%) MVC
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.15%) .NET
7 5 (15.15%) Java
7 5 (15.15%) C++
7 5 (15.15%) Law
7 5 (15.15%) Games
7 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
7 5 (15.15%) .NET Core
7 5 (15.15%) TypeScript
7 5 (15.15%) Xamarin
7 5 (15.15%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills

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 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (6.06%) PTC Creo
2 2 (6.06%) Windchill
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) DTS
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 5 (15.15%) Games
3 5 (15.15%) Law
4 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 3 (9.09%) Electronics
5 2 (6.06%) Advertising
5 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Business IT Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Design Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Mechanical Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) HTML
1 7 (21.21%) HTML5
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) .NET Core
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) CSS3
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) Flask
4 1 (3.03%) LESS
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) Redux
4 1 (3.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (6.06%) VHDL
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Coaching
1 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Microservices
4 5 (15.15%) MVC
4 5 (15.15%) Open Source
4 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.06%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) Data Management
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Physics
5 2 (6.06%) Progressive Web App
5 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.06%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.03%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.03%) ES8
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ACCA
2 2 (6.06%) CIMA
3 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) GAAP
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Xamarin
3 2 (6.06%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.03%) SAP