Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 23 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 157 110 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 10.06% 8.16% 12.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.87% 38.19% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 120 102 244
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -5.71% +0.61%
10th Percentile £22,950 £21,388 £21,500
90th Percentile £64,550 £53,625 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £36,412 £33,625 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.29% -3.93% +0.61%

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 281 288 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.00% 21.36% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 206 255 491
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,588 £56,250 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in South Wales

Degree
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Degree in South Wales

Degree
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in South Wales over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in South Wales

Degree
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. 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
Cardiff +14 105 £37,500 +42.99% 40
Bridgend +7 19 £30,500 -9.63% 6
Newport -2 18 £42,500 +18.06% 18
Torfaen +5 5 £64,240 +154.41% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 - - 1
Caerphilly -1 2 - - 1
Monmouthshire - 2 £58,750 - 4
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Degree.

1 73 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (40.13%) Computer Science
3 45 (28.66%) Java
4 39 (24.84%) Finance
5 36 (22.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 34 (21.66%) HTML
6 34 (21.66%) SQL
7 30 (19.11%) JavaScript
8 29 (18.47%) Software Engineering
9 26 (16.56%) Scrum
9 26 (16.56%) SDLC
10 23 (14.65%) Spring
10 23 (14.65%) C#
10 23 (14.65%) XML
11 22 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (13.38%) Advertising
13 19 (12.10%) Microsoft
13 19 (12.10%) .NET
13 19 (12.10%) DevOps
14 18 (11.46%) SQL Server
15 16 (10.19%) Web Services
15 16 (10.19%) Linux
16 15 (9.55%) Oracle
16 15 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (9.55%) Unit Testing
16 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (8.92%) Test Automation
17 14 (8.92%) jQuery
17 14 (8.92%) MVC

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 11 (7.01%) Appian
2 6 (3.82%) SAS
3 3 (1.91%) Apache
3 3 (1.91%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.91%) Confluence
4 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.27%) WordPress
5 1 (0.64%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.64%) Drupal
5 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.64%) InVision
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.27%) SAP HCM
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.10%) Office 365
4 6 (3.82%) SaaS
5 3 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.27%) GitHub
6 2 (1.27%) Slack
6 2 (1.27%) Trello
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.64%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.28%) HTTP
2 7 (4.46%) DHCP
2 7 (4.46%) DNS
3 6 (3.82%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.55%) Firewall
5 3 (1.91%) SSH
6 2 (1.27%) SMS
6 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.64%) FTP
7 1 (0.64%) IPv4
7 1 (0.64%) IPv6
7 1 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (5.10%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.46%) DB2
3 7 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.82%) MySQL
4 6 (3.82%) Power BI
4 6 (3.82%) PowerPivot
4 6 (3.82%) SAS EBI
4 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.18%) Redis
6 4 (2.55%) Big Data
6 4 (2.55%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.91%) SQLite
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.37%) JIRA
2 7 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.46%) Selenium
2 7 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.18%) Liquibase
4 4 (2.55%) Babel
4 4 (2.55%) Bugzilla
4 4 (2.55%) Maven
4 4 (2.55%) webpack
5 3 (1.91%) Gradle
5 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.27%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.27%) Redmine
6 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 39 (24.84%) Finance
2 21 (13.38%) Advertising
3 13 (8.28%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.73%) Electronics
4 9 (5.73%) Marketing
4 9 (5.73%) Retail
5 8 (5.10%) Banking
5 8 (5.10%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.18%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.18%) Automotive
7 4 (2.55%) Billing
7 4 (2.55%) Games
7 4 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 50 (31.85%) Developer
2 20 (12.74%) Analyst
3 14 (8.92%) Software Engineer
4 12 (7.64%) Graduate
4 12 (7.64%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.01%) SQL Developer
6 8 (5.10%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.10%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.10%) Systems Support
7 7 (4.46%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (4.46%) Junior
7 7 (4.46%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Systems Support Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Architect
8 6 (3.82%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (3.82%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.66%) HTML
2 23 (14.65%) Spring
2 23 (14.65%) XML
3 19 (12.10%) .NET
4 16 (10.19%) Web Services
5 14 (8.92%) jQuery
6 13 (8.28%) CSS
7 11 (7.01%) Hibernate
7 11 (7.01%) JSON
8 10 (6.37%) HTML5
9 9 (5.73%) AngularJS
10 8 (5.10%) React
10 8 (5.10%) SOAP
11 7 (4.46%) J2EE
11 7 (4.46%) RESTful
11 7 (4.46%) Spring Boot
12 6 (3.82%) ASP.NET
12 6 (3.82%) CGI
12 6 (3.82%) React Native
13 5 (3.18%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.64%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.18%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.18%) e-Learning
5 4 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.91%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.91%) Digital TV
6 3 (1.91%) User Experience
7 2 (1.27%) CMDB
7 2 (1.27%) IPTV
7 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.27%) Wiki
8 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.64%) Animation
8 1 (0.64%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.64%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.64%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.64%) iPhone
8 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.19%) Linux
2 13 (8.28%) Windows
3 8 (5.10%) Android
4 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.18%) Unix
6 2 (1.27%) VMS
6 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (40.13%) Computer Science
3 29 (18.47%) Software Engineering
4 26 (16.56%) Scrum
4 26 (16.56%) SDLC
5 22 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (12.10%) DevOps
7 15 (9.55%) Unit Testing
8 14 (8.92%) MVC
8 14 (8.92%) Test Automation
9 13 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (7.64%) Analytics
10 12 (7.64%) Project Management
11 11 (7.01%) Configuration Management
11 11 (7.01%) Validation
11 11 (7.01%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.37%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (6.37%) Microservices
12 10 (6.37%) Process Improvement
13 9 (5.73%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.66%) Java
2 34 (21.66%) SQL
3 30 (19.11%) JavaScript
4 23 (14.65%) C#
5 11 (7.01%) C
5 11 (7.01%) PHP
5 11 (7.01%) Python
6 10 (6.37%) C++
7 8 (5.10%) VBA
8 6 (3.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (3.82%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.18%) Scala
9 5 (3.18%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.55%) Delphi
10 4 (2.55%) ES6
10 4 (2.55%) Java 8
11 3 (1.91%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.27%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.27%) Perl
12 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (22.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (3.82%) HND
3 5 (3.18%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.91%) ISEB
5 2 (1.27%) CISSP
5 2 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.27%) OCA
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.27%) PMP
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.64%) MCSA
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PhD
6 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.55%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 13485
2 2 (1.27%) JTAG
2 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.73%) Docker
2 5 (3.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.27%) Ansible
2 2 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.64%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.55%) Oracle
3 9 (5.73%) Google
4 7 (4.46%) SAP
4 7 (4.46%) VMware
5 5 (3.18%) Guidewire
5 5 (3.18%) Kofax
6 4 (2.55%) Apple
7 3 (1.91%) Adobe
7 3 (1.91%) Sybase
8 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.64%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.64%) Perforce