Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 137 185 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 9.47% 12.10% 9.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.12% 51.82% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 125 169 218
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,194
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.52% +3.41%
10th Percentile £25,350 £22,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £54,125
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,112 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.95% +8.89% -

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 268 357 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.53% 23.35% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 220 297 573
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,646 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,848 £54,750
Wales median annual salary £41,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.06% +12.86% -6.67%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -1 103 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Newport -12 15 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Caerphilly +3 8 £38,250 +70.00% 2
Bridgend -3 5 £41,500 +40.68% 2
Torfaen -5 4 £41,375 -0.30%
Monmouthshire - 1 £37,500 -
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 61 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (36.50%) Computer Science
3 35 (25.55%) Java
4 28 (20.44%) Finance
5 27 (19.71%) HTML
6 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
7 21 (15.33%) Microsoft
7 21 (15.33%) Software Engineering
8 19 (13.87%) Project Management
8 19 (13.87%) SQL
9 18 (13.14%) C#
10 17 (12.41%) XML
10 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (12.41%) Computer Science Degree
10 17 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (11.68%) Windows
11 16 (11.68%) Oracle
11 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
11 16 (11.68%) Telecoms
11 16 (11.68%) Management Information System
12 15 (10.95%) Validation
12 15 (10.95%) Scrum
13 14 (10.22%) Banking
13 14 (10.22%) ITIL
13 14 (10.22%) Configuration Management
13 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (9.49%) DevOps
14 13 (9.49%) CSS
14 13 (9.49%) Retail
14 13 (9.49%) Spring

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 4 (2.92%) Appian
2 2 (1.46%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.46%) CMS
3 1 (0.73%) Anypoint
3 1 (0.73%) Apache
3 1 (0.73%) Drupal
3 1 (0.73%) IIS
3 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.73%) SAS
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.73%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.38%) Office 365
3 3 (2.19%) GitHub
4 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.46%) Slack
4 2 (1.46%) Trello
5 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) DHCP
1 11 (8.03%) DNS
2 9 (6.57%) Firewall
3 7 (5.11%) HTTP
4 6 (4.38%) LAN
4 6 (4.38%) WAN
5 4 (2.92%) Network Security
6 2 (1.46%) Internet
6 2 (1.46%) MPLS
6 2 (1.46%) SSH
6 2 (1.46%) Wireless
7 1 (0.73%) 802.11
7 1 (0.73%) BGP
7 1 (0.73%) Intranet
7 1 (0.73%) OSPF
7 1 (0.73%) RSVP
7 1 (0.73%) SNMP
7 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.73%) VRRP
7 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.11%) Redis
3 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.65%) MySQL
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.92%) Big Data
5 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.19%) Biml
6 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.73%) DB2
8 1 (0.73%) MS Access
8 1 (0.73%) Power BI
8 1 (0.73%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.73%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Liquibase
1 7 (5.11%) Selenium
2 4 (2.92%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.46%) CircleCI
4 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.46%) JIRA
4 2 (1.46%) Rational Team Concert
4 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.73%) Maven
5 1 (0.73%) Protractor
General
1 28 (20.44%) Finance
2 16 (11.68%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.22%) Banking
4 13 (9.49%) Retail
5 12 (8.76%) Advertising
6 7 (5.11%) Automotive
6 7 (5.11%) Billing
7 5 (3.65%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.65%) Marketing
8 3 (2.19%) Electronics
8 3 (2.19%) Games
8 3 (2.19%) Legal
9 2 (1.46%) Back Office
9 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.73%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 37 (27.01%) Analyst
2 21 (15.33%) Developer
3 14 (10.22%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (9.49%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.03%) Administrator
6 8 (5.84%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (5.11%) Architect
7 7 (5.11%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Programmer
7 7 (5.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 7 (5.11%) Senior Programmer
7 7 (5.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.38%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.71%) HTML
2 17 (12.41%) XML
3 13 (9.49%) CSS
3 13 (9.49%) Spring
4 12 (8.76%) Web Services
5 11 (8.03%) .NET
5 11 (8.03%) SOAP
6 9 (6.57%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.11%) HTML5
7 7 (5.11%) J2EE
7 7 (5.11%) jQuery
7 7 (5.11%) JSON
7 7 (5.11%) JSP
7 7 (5.11%) Spring Boot
7 7 (5.11%) Struts
7 7 (5.11%) Thymeleaf
8 5 (3.65%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.65%) Aurelia
9 4 (2.92%) Kafka
9 4 (2.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (36.50%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.68%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.03%) Data Structures
5 7 (5.11%) PKI
5 7 (5.11%) User Experience
6 5 (3.65%) CMDB
6 5 (3.65%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.19%) AS400
7 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.46%) Frameworx
8 2 (1.46%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.46%) Social Media
8 2 (1.46%) TM Forum
9 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.73%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.73%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.73%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.68%) Windows
2 11 (8.03%) Linux
3 10 (7.30%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.65%) Unix
6 4 (2.92%) Android
6 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.19%) VMS
8 1 (0.73%) CentOS
8 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.33%) Software Engineering
3 19 (13.87%) Project Management
4 17 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (10.95%) Scrum
5 15 (10.95%) Validation
6 14 (10.22%) Configuration Management
6 14 (10.22%) ITIL
7 13 (9.49%) DevOps
8 12 (8.76%) Test Automation
9 11 (8.03%) Business Analysis
9 11 (8.03%) Microservices
9 11 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (8.03%) UML
10 10 (7.30%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.57%) Analytics
11 9 (6.57%) BPMN
12 8 (5.84%) Feasibility Study
12 8 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (5.84%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.55%) Java
2 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
3 19 (13.87%) SQL
4 18 (13.14%) C#
5 12 (8.76%) C
5 12 (8.76%) C++
6 7 (5.11%) Java 8
7 5 (3.65%) Embedded C
7 5 (3.65%) Embedded C++
8 4 (2.92%) Apex Code
8 4 (2.92%) Python
8 4 (2.92%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.92%) VBA
9 3 (2.19%) PHP
10 2 (1.46%) Scala
11 1 (0.73%) C-shell
11 1 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.73%) Delphi
11 1 (0.73%) Perl
11 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (8.03%) SC Cleared
2 11 (8.03%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.57%) ISEB
5 7 (5.11%) ISTQB
6 6 (4.38%) MCSA
7 5 (3.65%) OCA
7 5 (3.65%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (2.92%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (2.19%) CCNA
9 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.19%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.46%) PMP
11 1 (0.73%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.73%) HND
11 1 (0.73%) MCSE
11 1 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.73%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) QA
2 4 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.92%) PMO
3 3 (2.19%) GDPR
4 2 (1.46%) MISRA
5 1 (0.73%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.73%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.73%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 9 (6.57%) Docker
2 8 (5.84%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.38%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.46%) Firmware
6 2 (1.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) SCOM
1 5 (3.65%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.46%) Ansible
2 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.46%) PTC Integrity
3 1 (0.73%) Puppet
3 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.73%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.68%) Oracle
3 7 (5.11%) Guidewire
4 5 (3.65%) HP
4 5 (3.65%) IBM
5 4 (2.92%) Google
5 4 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.19%) Cognos
6 3 (2.19%) VMware
7 2 (1.46%) PTC
8 1 (0.73%) Avaya
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco
8 1 (0.73%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.73%) Nortel
8 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.73%) Sitecore