Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 121 271 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.43% 12.39% 13.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.58% 44.79% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 115 273 277
South Wales median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% - +14.75%
10th Percentile £21,425 £21,250 £19,400
90th Percentile £51,840 £57,000 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 322 605 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.44% 27.66% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 280 550 658
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,475 £21,257
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,775 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,369
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.04% +1.05%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -5 73 £35,000 - 4
Newport -21 31 £40,000 - 3
Torfaen -2 8 £30,125 +11.57% 1
Caerphilly -4 2 £32,875 +9.58%
Bridgend -8 2 £28,250 +13.00%
Glamorgan - 2 £32,500 -
Gwent - 1 £34,000 - 1
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Degree.

1 38 (31.40%) Computer Science
2 35 (28.93%) SQL
3 34 (28.10%) C#
4 33 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 33 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (24.79%) Java
7 29 (23.97%) HTML
8 27 (22.31%) CSS
8 27 (22.31%) Microsoft
8 27 (22.31%) Finance
9 23 (19.01%) .NET
10 18 (14.88%) Software Engineering
11 16 (13.22%) Data Structures
12 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (12.40%) Advertising
12 15 (12.40%) OOP
12 15 (12.40%) OO
13 14 (11.57%) Web Services
13 14 (11.57%) Project Management
14 12 (9.92%) Information Security
14 12 (9.92%) Algorithms
15 11 (9.09%) Scrum
15 11 (9.09%) Retail
15 11 (9.09%) Business Analysis
15 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
15 11 (9.09%) Python
16 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET
16 10 (8.26%) Windows
16 10 (8.26%) Linux

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 (2.48%) Apache Pig
1 3 (2.48%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.65%) SAS
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.83%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.83%) InDesign
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) Firewall
1 7 (5.79%) VoIP
2 6 (4.96%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.31%) SMS
4 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.65%) 802.11
5 2 (1.65%) BGP
5 2 (1.65%) Broadband
5 2 (1.65%) DHCP
5 2 (1.65%) FTP
5 2 (1.65%) GPON
5 2 (1.65%) HTTP
5 2 (1.65%) MPLS
5 2 (1.65%) OSPF
5 2 (1.65%) RSVP
5 2 (1.65%) SMTP
5 2 (1.65%) SNMP
5 2 (1.65%) SSH
5 2 (1.65%) VRRP
5 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.96%) Big Data
3 5 (4.13%) MySQL
4 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.48%) Data Lake
5 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.48%) OLAP
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.65%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.65%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.83%) Redis
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.83%) JMeter
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (22.31%) Finance
2 15 (12.40%) Advertising
3 11 (9.09%) Retail
4 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.96%) Marketing
6 4 (3.31%) Law
6 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.48%) Games
8 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.65%) Electronics
8 2 (1.65%) Military
9 1 (0.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Analyst
2 37 (30.58%) Developer
3 19 (15.70%) Business Analyst
3 19 (15.70%) Graduate
4 18 (14.88%) Junior
5 11 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.26%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Junior Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Junior Software Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Auditor
10 5 (4.13%) Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) Financial Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Financial Business Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.97%) HTML
2 27 (22.31%) CSS
3 23 (19.01%) .NET
4 14 (11.57%) Web Services
5 10 (8.26%) AngularJS
5 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET
6 8 (6.61%) HTML5
7 7 (5.79%) Spring
8 6 (4.96%) REST
8 6 (4.96%) XML
9 5 (4.13%) CSS3
9 5 (4.13%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.13%) SOAP
10 4 (3.31%) J2EE
10 4 (3.31%) Java EE
10 4 (3.31%) Node.js
10 4 (3.31%) RESTful
11 3 (2.48%) Ionic Framework
11 3 (2.48%) React
11 3 (2.48%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 38 (31.40%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.22%) Data Structures
3 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.92%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.31%) iSeries
6 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.65%) Blog
7 2 (1.65%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.83%) Social Media
8 1 (0.83%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.26%) Linux
1 10 (8.26%) Windows
2 8 (6.61%) Android
3 6 (4.96%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.48%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) CatOS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.88%) Software Engineering
3 15 (12.40%) OO
3 15 (12.40%) OOP
4 14 (11.57%) Project Management
5 12 (9.92%) Information Security
6 11 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 11 (9.09%) Scrum
7 10 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.26%) Refactoring
8 9 (7.44%) Mathematics
9 8 (6.61%) Analytics
9 8 (6.61%) Validation
10 7 (5.79%) DevOps
10 7 (5.79%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.96%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.96%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.96%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.96%) Process Improvement
11 6 (4.96%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.93%) SQL
2 34 (28.10%) C#
3 33 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 30 (24.79%) Java
5 11 (9.09%) Python
6 8 (6.61%) C++
6 8 (6.61%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.13%) C
7 5 (4.13%) Perl
7 5 (4.13%) PHP
7 5 (4.13%) VB
8 4 (3.31%) Apple Swift
8 4 (3.31%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.31%) R
8 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.31%) VBA
9 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.65%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.65%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (5.79%) CBAP
3 6 (4.96%) ISEB
4 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.13%) IIBA
4 5 (4.13%) PhD
5 4 (3.31%) CCNA
5 4 (3.31%) HND
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.65%) CCNP
7 2 (1.65%) MCSE
7 2 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) CCDP
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.83%) MCP
8 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) QA
2 6 (4.96%) ISO 9001
3 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Firmware
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.96%) IBM
3 4 (3.31%) Cisco
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) SAP
4 2 (1.65%) Avaya
4 2 (1.65%) Google
4 2 (1.65%) Nortel
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe
5 1 (0.83%) Apple
5 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Citrix
5 1 (0.83%) F5
5 1 (0.83%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.83%) Tableau