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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 15 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 99 140 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.42% 11.30% 8.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.59% 37.74% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 74 101 86
Median salary £38,112 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 222 371 287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.61% 29.94% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 184 314 247
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 64 £37,500 - 12
Newport +6 26 £40,000 +9.92% 1
Torfaen +13 4 £41,500 -2.92%
Caerphilly - 4 £20,000 -
Bridgend +12 1 £42,500 +84.78%
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 86 (36.29%) Finance
2 85 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (24.89%) SQL
4 57 (24.05%) Microsoft
5 56 (23.63%) Computer Science
6 49 (20.68%) .NET
7 47 (19.83%) JavaScript
8 46 (19.41%) Windows
9 45 (18.99%) C#
10 44 (18.57%) Java
11 41 (17.30%) HTML
12 40 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (16.46%) Software Engineering
14 37 (15.61%) Project Management
15 34 (14.35%) Advertising
16 33 (13.92%) MS Excel
17 31 (13.08%) SQL Server
18 29 (12.24%) CSS
19 28 (11.81%) SDLC
20 27 (11.39%) Scrum
21 26 (10.97%) Web Services
21 26 (10.97%) Web Development
22 25 (10.55%) ASP.NET
23 24 (10.13%) Linux
24 23 (9.70%) C++
24 23 (9.70%) Spring
25 21 (8.86%) Mathematics
25 21 (8.86%) HND
25 21 (8.86%) Active Directory
26 20 (8.44%) C

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 (4.64%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.38%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.11%) Drupal
3 5 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.69%) JBoss
4 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.27%) Apache
5 3 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.84%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.84%) nginx
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.42%) Liferay
7 1 (0.42%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.42%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.59%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) Doxygen
4 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.42%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 9 (3.80%) Sage 200
1 9 (3.80%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.42%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.38%) IaaS
3 8 (3.38%) Office 365
3 8 (3.38%) PaaS
4 7 (2.95%) SaaS
5 2 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) AdWords
6 1 (0.42%) GitHub
6 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.42%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.95%) Firewall
2 7 (2.95%) LAN
2 7 (2.95%) WAN
3 6 (2.53%) IPsec
4 5 (2.11%) SSL
4 5 (2.11%) VPN
5 4 (1.69%) DHCP
5 4 (1.69%) DNS
6 3 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.84%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.84%) Internet
7 2 (0.84%) Network Security
7 2 (0.84%) VoIP
8 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.42%) HTTP
8 1 (0.42%) LDAP
8 1 (0.42%) PPTP
8 1 (0.42%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (4.64%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.38%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.95%) MySQL
7 6 (2.53%) Big Data
7 6 (2.53%) HBase
7 6 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.69%) Sqoop
9 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.84%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.84%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.80%) Eclipse
2 9 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.95%) Grunt
3 7 (2.95%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.95%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.53%) gulp
4 6 (2.53%) JMeter
4 6 (2.53%) Selenium
4 6 (2.53%) webpack
5 5 (2.11%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.69%) Ant
6 4 (1.69%) NUnit
6 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.27%) Maven
7 3 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.84%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.84%) Subversion
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 86 (36.29%) Finance
2 34 (14.35%) Advertising
3 16 (6.75%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.91%) Banking
5 11 (4.64%) Retail
6 10 (4.22%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.22%) Marketing
7 7 (2.95%) Games
8 5 (2.11%) Publishing
9 4 (1.69%) Military
9 4 (1.69%) Multimedia
10 3 (1.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.84%) Automotive
12 1 (0.42%) Back Office
12 1 (0.42%) Law
12 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (28.69%) Developer
2 67 (28.27%) Analyst
3 20 (8.44%) Java Developer
4 19 (8.02%) Business Analyst
4 19 (8.02%) Software Engineer
5 18 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
5 18 (7.59%) Support Analyst
6 17 (7.17%) Applications Support
6 17 (7.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 15 (6.33%) Graduate
7 15 (6.33%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.49%) .NET Developer
8 13 (5.49%) Junior
8 13 (5.49%) Software Developer
9 12 (5.06%) Analyst Programmer
9 12 (5.06%) Programmer
9 12 (5.06%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 12 (5.06%) Senior Programme Analyst
9 12 (5.06%) Senior Programmer
10 11 (4.64%) BPM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.68%) .NET
2 41 (17.30%) HTML
3 29 (12.24%) CSS
4 26 (10.97%) Web Services
5 25 (10.55%) ASP.NET
6 23 (9.70%) Spring
7 20 (8.44%) SOAP
8 17 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (6.75%) REST
10 15 (6.33%) HTML5
11 14 (5.91%) JPA
12 13 (5.49%) Hibernate
12 13 (5.49%) J2EE
13 11 (4.64%) jQuery
14 10 (4.22%) Ajax
14 10 (4.22%) AngularJS
15 9 (3.80%) XML
16 8 (3.38%) Java EE
16 8 (3.38%) Node.js
16 8 (3.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 56 (23.63%) Computer Science
2 40 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.80%) iSeries
5 7 (2.95%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.27%) Fintech
7 3 (1.27%) User Experience
8 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.84%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.42%) EPoS
9 1 (0.42%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.42%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.41%) Windows
2 24 (10.13%) Linux
3 20 (8.44%) Android
4 19 (8.02%) Unix
5 16 (6.75%) Windows Server
6 14 (5.91%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.53%) Mac OS
8 5 (2.11%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.69%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.69%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.84%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.84%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.42%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.46%) Software Engineering
3 37 (15.61%) Project Management
4 28 (11.81%) SDLC
5 27 (11.39%) Scrum
6 26 (10.97%) Web Development
7 21 (8.86%) Mathematics
8 20 (8.44%) MVC
8 20 (8.44%) Process Management
9 19 (8.02%) TDD
10 17 (7.17%) Business Analysis
10 17 (7.17%) Change Management
10 17 (7.17%) Unit Testing
11 15 (6.33%) ITIL
12 14 (5.91%) PRINCE2
12 14 (5.91%) Waterfall
13 13 (5.49%) OO
13 13 (5.49%) Quality Management
14 12 (5.06%) E-Commerce
14 12 (5.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 59 (24.89%) SQL
2 47 (19.83%) JavaScript
3 45 (18.99%) C#
4 44 (18.57%) Java
5 23 (9.70%) C++
6 20 (8.44%) C
7 18 (7.59%) Python
8 16 (6.75%) Objective-C
8 16 (6.75%) PHP
9 15 (6.33%) T-SQL
10 12 (5.06%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.80%) Scala
12 6 (2.53%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.11%) Ruby
14 4 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.69%) Perl
14 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.69%) RPG
14 4 (1.69%) RPG IV
14 4 (1.69%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 21 (8.86%) HND
2 13 (5.49%) ISEB
2 13 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.64%) MCSE
3 11 (4.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (4.22%) PMI Certification
4 10 (4.22%) PMP
5 8 (3.38%) CBAP
5 8 (3.38%) IIBA
6 7 (2.95%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.11%) MCP
8 5 (2.11%) MCSA
9 4 (1.69%) CISSP
9 4 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (1.27%) RHCE
10 3 (1.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.38%) QA
2 5 (2.11%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.84%) MISRA
3 2 (0.84%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.42%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.42%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.17%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.80%) Firmware
4 8 (3.38%) HDFS
5 7 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.53%) vSphere
7 3 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (5.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 57 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.64%) IBM
3 10 (4.22%) Sage
4 9 (3.80%) VMware
5 8 (3.38%) Oracle
6 4 (1.69%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.69%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.27%) Adobe
7 3 (1.27%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.27%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.84%) Google
8 2 (0.84%) SAP
8 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.84%) Zend
9 1 (0.42%) EMC
9 1 (0.42%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.42%) Vignette
9 1 (0.42%) Xerox
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
international baccalaureate
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 18 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
GM Financial
Posted: 25 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago