Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 136 132 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.61% 9.59% 10.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.45% 46.32% 38.95%
Number of salaries quoted 118 121 238
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,175 £22,000 £20,350
90th Percentile £64,125 £52,500 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 275 285 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.42% 20.71% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 210 244 556
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,080 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.41%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -1 108 £37,500 -6.25% 27
Newport -5 15 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Torfaen -1 5 £57,500 +64.29% 1
Bridgend -2 3 £41,500 +46.90% 4
Caerphilly 0 1 - - 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - - 1
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 58 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (36.76%) Computer Science
3 42 (30.88%) Java
4 30 (22.06%) Finance
5 29 (21.32%) HTML
6 28 (20.59%) SQL
7 23 (16.91%) JavaScript
7 23 (16.91%) XML
8 22 (16.18%) Scrum
8 22 (16.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (14.71%) Software Engineering
10 19 (13.97%) Oracle
10 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
11 18 (13.24%) Web Services
11 18 (13.24%) Windows
11 18 (13.24%) Telecoms
11 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (12.50%) Spring
13 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (11.76%) Test Automation
13 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (11.03%) Advertising
14 15 (11.03%) Validation
14 15 (11.03%) SQL Server
15 14 (10.29%) Project Management
15 14 (10.29%) Banking
15 14 (10.29%) JSON
16 13 (9.56%) Configuration Management
16 13 (9.56%) C#
16 13 (9.56%) 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 6 (4.41%) Appian
2 5 (3.68%) SAS
3 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.47%) CMS
4 2 (1.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.74%) Confluence
5 1 (0.74%) Drupal
5 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.74%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.62%) Office 365
4 5 (3.68%) SaaS
5 4 (2.94%) GitHub
6 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.21%) Slack
6 3 (2.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.56%) HTTP
2 11 (8.09%) DHCP
2 11 (8.09%) DNS
3 5 (3.68%) Firewall
3 5 (3.68%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.21%) LAN
4 3 (2.21%) WAN
5 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.74%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.74%) FTP
6 1 (0.74%) Intranet
6 1 (0.74%) Modbus
6 1 (0.74%) MPLS
6 1 (0.74%) Network Security
6 1 (0.74%) RS-232
6 1 (0.74%) RS-485
6 1 (0.74%) SMS
6 1 (0.74%) SMTP
6 1 (0.74%) SSH
6 1 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.15%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (5.15%) Redis
4 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.68%) DB2
5 5 (3.68%) Power BI
5 5 (3.68%) PowerPivot
5 5 (3.68%) SAS EBI
5 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.94%) Big Data
7 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.47%) MySQL
7 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Selenium
2 7 (5.15%) JIRA
2 7 (5.15%) Liquibase
3 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.21%) CircleCI
4 3 (2.21%) Gradle
4 3 (2.21%) Maven
5 2 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.47%) Babel
5 2 (1.47%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.47%) Redmine
5 2 (1.47%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.47%) webpack
6 1 (0.74%) Mocha
6 1 (0.74%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 30 (22.06%) Finance
2 18 (13.24%) Telecoms
3 15 (11.03%) Advertising
4 14 (10.29%) Banking
5 12 (8.82%) Retail
6 7 (5.15%) Billing
6 7 (5.15%) Marketing
7 6 (4.41%) Electronics
7 6 (4.41%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.94%) Automotive
8 4 (2.94%) Games
9 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.74%) Back Office
10 1 (0.74%) Legal
10 1 (0.74%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 32 (23.53%) Analyst
2 27 (19.85%) Developer
3 14 (10.29%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (8.09%) Software Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) Embedded Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Systems Support
7 7 (5.15%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (5.15%) Architect
7 7 (5.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Process Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) Programmer
7 7 (5.15%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 7 (5.15%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Systems Support Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.32%) HTML
2 23 (16.91%) XML
3 18 (13.24%) Web Services
4 17 (12.50%) Spring
5 14 (10.29%) JSON
6 13 (9.56%) jQuery
7 10 (7.35%) CSS
7 10 (7.35%) Hibernate
7 10 (7.35%) SOAP
8 7 (5.15%) J2EE
8 7 (5.15%) JSP
8 7 (5.15%) Spring Boot
8 7 (5.15%) Struts
8 7 (5.15%) Thymeleaf
9 6 (4.41%) RESTful
10 5 (3.68%) .NET
10 5 (3.68%) Django
10 5 (3.68%) React
10 5 (3.68%) React Native
11 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (36.76%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.62%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.41%) CMDB
6 5 (3.68%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.68%) User Experience
7 4 (2.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.21%) AS400
8 3 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.47%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.47%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.47%) Frameworx
9 2 (1.47%) NHS
9 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.47%) PKI
9 2 (1.47%) Social Media
9 2 (1.47%) TM Forum
9 2 (1.47%) Wiki
10 1 (0.74%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.24%) Windows
2 11 (8.09%) Linux
2 11 (8.09%) Windows Server
3 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.15%) Unix
5 6 (4.41%) Android
6 5 (3.68%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.21%) VMS
8 2 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.18%) Scrum
3 20 (14.71%) Software Engineering
4 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 15 (11.03%) Validation
6 14 (10.29%) Project Management
7 13 (9.56%) Configuration Management
7 13 (9.56%) SDLC
7 13 (9.56%) Unit Testing
8 12 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 12 (8.82%) DevOps
8 12 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (8.09%) Microservices
10 10 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.62%) Analytics
11 9 (6.62%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.88%) BPMN
12 8 (5.88%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.15%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.88%) Java
2 28 (20.59%) SQL
3 23 (16.91%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.56%) C#
4 13 (9.56%) C++
5 11 (8.09%) C
6 7 (5.15%) VBA
7 6 (4.41%) Embedded C
7 6 (4.41%) Python
8 5 (3.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (3.68%) Embedded C++
8 5 (3.68%) Java 8
9 4 (2.94%) Scala
10 3 (2.21%) PHP
11 2 (1.47%) ES6
11 2 (1.47%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.47%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.47%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.74%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (16.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (5.88%) ISEB
2 8 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.41%) OCA
3 6 (4.41%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.21%) MCSA
6 2 (1.47%) CISSP
6 2 (1.47%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.47%) HND
6 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.47%) PMP
7 1 (0.74%) APMG
7 1 (0.74%) APMP
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.47%) MISRA
3 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.74%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.74%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (5.88%) Docker
2 4 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.47%) Firmware
4 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.47%) SCOM
1 2 (1.47%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
1 19 (13.97%) Oracle
2 8 (5.88%) Google
3 7 (5.15%) Guidewire
3 7 (5.15%) VMware
4 3 (2.21%) IBM
4 3 (2.21%) SAP
5 2 (1.47%) Apple
5 2 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.74%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.74%) Perforce