Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 14 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 129 214 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 9.89% 13.50% 10.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.87% 52.20% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 127 181 204
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,975 £22,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £52,500 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -

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 244 410 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.71% 25.87% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 230 340 576
South Wales median annual salary £40,375 £40,000 £36,388
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.94% +9.93% -9.03%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,783 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 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
Cardiff -2 74 £39,000 -2.50% 14
Newport -15 18 £41,850 +4.63% 12
Caerphilly +9 16 £37,000 +64.44%
Bridgend -2 4 £31,500 -3.08%
Torfaen -2 4 £30,125 -7.31% 2
Monmouthshire - 3 £35,375 -
Gwent - 2 £37,250 - 2
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £45,000 - 2
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Degree.

1 47 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (31.78%) Computer Science
3 30 (23.26%) Finance
4 23 (17.83%) HTML
4 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
5 22 (17.05%) SQL
5 22 (17.05%) Project Management
6 21 (16.28%) C#
6 21 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (15.50%) .NET
7 20 (15.50%) Software Engineering
8 18 (13.95%) CSS
9 17 (13.18%) Business Analysis
9 17 (13.18%) Scrum
10 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
11 15 (11.63%) Java
11 15 (11.63%) Management Information System
11 15 (11.63%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
12 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
12 14 (10.85%) HTML5
12 14 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (10.85%) ITIL
13 12 (9.30%) AngularJS
14 11 (8.53%) TypeScript
14 11 (8.53%) Aurelia
14 11 (8.53%) UML
14 11 (8.53%) Advertising
15 10 (7.75%) Risk Management
15 10 (7.75%) Windows

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 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.55%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.78%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.88%) Office 365
3 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) DNS
2 7 (5.43%) DHCP
3 5 (3.88%) HTTP
3 5 (3.88%) LAN
3 5 (3.88%) WAN
4 4 (3.10%) Firewall
4 4 (3.10%) Network Security
5 3 (2.33%) Wireless
6 2 (1.55%) Internet
6 2 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.78%) 802.11
7 1 (0.78%) BGP
7 1 (0.78%) Broadband
7 1 (0.78%) Intranet
7 1 (0.78%) MPLS
7 1 (0.78%) OSPF
7 1 (0.78%) RSVP
7 1 (0.78%) SNMP
7 1 (0.78%) VoIP
7 1 (0.78%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) MySQL
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.33%) Biml
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.55%) Redis
6 1 (0.78%) Big Data
6 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.78%) MS Access
6 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.88%) Rational Team Concert
2 4 (3.10%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.10%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (3.10%) Selenium
3 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.55%) JMeter
4 2 (1.55%) Liquibase
4 2 (1.55%) Rational Quality Manager
4 2 (1.55%) Subversion
5 1 (0.78%) Gatling
5 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.78%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) Protractor
5 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.78%) Zephyr
General
1 30 (23.26%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Advertising
3 8 (6.20%) Aerospace
3 8 (6.20%) Automotive
3 8 (6.20%) Retail
4 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.65%) Military
6 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.10%) Banking
7 4 (3.10%) Legal
7 4 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.33%) Electronics
9 2 (1.55%) Billing
10 1 (0.78%) Avionics
10 1 (0.78%) Back Office
10 1 (0.78%) Marketing
10 1 (0.78%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 39 (30.23%) Analyst
2 24 (18.60%) Developer
3 19 (14.73%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.75%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.98%) Administrator
5 9 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (6.98%) C# Developer
5 9 (6.98%) Junior
6 8 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.65%) Salesforce Administrator
8 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) IT Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Junior Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Consultant
9 4 (3.10%) Process Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.83%) HTML
2 20 (15.50%) .NET
3 18 (13.95%) CSS
4 14 (10.85%) HTML5
5 12 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 11 (8.53%) Aurelia
7 8 (6.20%) .NET Core
8 6 (4.65%) Visualforce
9 5 (3.88%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.88%) REST
9 5 (3.88%) SOAP
9 5 (3.88%) Web Services
9 5 (3.88%) XML
10 4 (3.10%) jQuery
11 3 (2.33%) Middleware
11 3 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
12 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.55%) J2EE
12 2 (1.55%) JSP
12 2 (1.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 41 (31.78%) Computer Science
2 21 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.75%) Data Structures
5 7 (5.43%) PKI
6 5 (3.88%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.88%) User Experience
7 3 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.55%) AS400
8 2 (1.55%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.55%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.78%) CMDB
9 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.78%) iSeries
9 1 (0.78%) Life Science
9 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.78%) Social Media
9 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.75%) Windows
2 8 (6.20%) Linux
3 6 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.33%) Android
4 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.55%) CentOS
5 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.05%) Project Management
3 20 (15.50%) Software Engineering
4 17 (13.18%) Business Analysis
4 17 (13.18%) Scrum
5 14 (10.85%) ITIL
5 14 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (8.53%) UML
7 10 (7.75%) Risk Management
8 9 (6.98%) SDLC
8 9 (6.98%) Validation
9 8 (6.20%) Analytics
9 8 (6.20%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.20%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.20%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.65%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.65%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
2 22 (17.05%) SQL
3 21 (16.28%) C#
4 15 (11.63%) Java
5 11 (8.53%) TypeScript
6 9 (6.98%) C
7 8 (6.20%) Python
8 6 (4.65%) Apex Code
8 6 (4.65%) C++
8 6 (4.65%) Java 8
9 4 (3.10%) Perl
9 4 (3.10%) PHP
9 4 (3.10%) VBA
10 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.78%) C-shell
11 1 (0.78%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (11.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.20%) CBAP
4 8 (6.20%) ISEB
5 6 (4.65%) MCSA
6 5 (3.88%) IIBA
7 4 (3.10%) Master's Degree
7 4 (3.10%) PhD
8 3 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.55%) CCNA
9 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.55%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.55%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.55%) PMP
10 1 (0.78%) CCA
10 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.78%) OCA
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.10%) PMO
3 3 (2.33%) Def Stans
3 3 (2.33%) GDPR
3 3 (2.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.78%) COSHH
5 1 (0.78%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.78%) DO-254
5 1 (0.78%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.78%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.78%) MISRA
5 1 (0.78%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (6.20%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.10%) Docker
4 2 (1.55%) Firmware
4 2 (1.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) SCOM
1 5 (3.88%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.55%) Ansible
2 2 (1.55%) PTC Integrity
3 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.65%) IBM
2 6 (4.65%) Oracle
2 6 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.88%) HP
4 3 (2.33%) Cognos
4 3 (2.33%) SAP
5 2 (1.55%) Google
5 2 (1.55%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.55%) PTC
5 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.55%) Tableau
6 1 (0.78%) Avaya
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco
6 1 (0.78%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.78%) Nortel
6 1 (0.78%) Samsung
6 1 (0.78%) Sitecore