Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 123 251 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.91% 13.25% 12.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.33% 50.50% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 118 236 224
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,675 £21,750 £19,825
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £47,275
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,789
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.79% +7.04%

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 305 497 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.10% 26.24% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 276 442 615
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% -4.00%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -14 57 £34,000 -11.69% 21
Newport -15 29 £41,200 +3.00% 7
Caerphilly +6 10 £33,250 -19.88% 4
Torfaen -7 7 £24,375 -9.72% 1
Gwent - 4 £37,250 - 10
Neath Port Talbot +6 2 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Bridgend -3 2 £33,750 +35.00% 1
Glamorgan - 2 £32,500 -
Monmouthshire - 2 £33,250 - 1
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 38 (30.89%) SQL
1 38 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.46%) Computer Science
3 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
4 27 (21.95%) HTML
5 25 (20.33%) C#
5 25 (20.33%) Finance
6 24 (19.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 23 (18.70%) CSS
8 22 (17.89%) .NET
8 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (16.26%) Java
10 19 (15.45%) Scrum
11 17 (13.82%) Software Engineering
12 15 (12.20%) Business Analysis
13 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
13 14 (11.38%) TypeScript
13 14 (11.38%) AngularJS
14 13 (10.57%) HTML5
14 13 (10.57%) Data Structures
14 13 (10.57%) Project Management
14 13 (10.57%) Validation
15 12 (9.76%) Advertising
16 11 (8.94%) Retail
17 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
17 10 (8.13%) Python
17 10 (8.13%) C
18 9 (7.32%) OOP
18 9 (7.32%) Aerospace
18 9 (7.32%) CBAP

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 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) Drupal
3 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.81%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.81%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) Firewall
2 4 (3.25%) HTTP
2 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.44%) SMS
3 3 (2.44%) VoIP
3 3 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.63%) DNS
4 2 (1.63%) FTP
4 2 (1.63%) Network Security
4 2 (1.63%) SMTP
4 2 (1.63%) SSH
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.81%) Intranet
5 1 (0.81%) LAN
5 1 (0.81%) Modbus
5 1 (0.81%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
5 1 (0.81%) WAN
5 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) Big Data
2 4 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.44%) Data Lake
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.44%) OLAP
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.63%) MySQL
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.81%) Redis
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Rational Team Concert
2 4 (3.25%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.44%) JMeter
3 3 (2.44%) Subversion
3 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.63%) JIRA
4 2 (1.63%) Rational Quality Manager
4 2 (1.63%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.63%) Selenium
4 2 (1.63%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.63%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.81%) Gatling
5 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.81%) Maven
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.81%) Protractor
General
1 25 (20.33%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Advertising
3 11 (8.94%) Retail
4 9 (7.32%) Aerospace
5 7 (5.69%) Military
6 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.44%) Electronics
7 3 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.63%) Automotive
8 2 (1.63%) Games
8 2 (1.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.81%) Avionics
9 1 (0.81%) Law
9 1 (0.81%) Legal
9 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (35.77%) Analyst
2 30 (24.39%) Developer
3 20 (16.26%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.76%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.76%) Junior
5 10 (8.13%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Graduate
7 8 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) IT Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Junior Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Data Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.25%) JavaScript Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) UI Developer
11 4 (3.25%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.95%) HTML
2 23 (18.70%) CSS
3 22 (17.89%) .NET
4 14 (11.38%) AngularJS
5 13 (10.57%) HTML5
6 7 (5.69%) Aurelia
7 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.07%) CSS3
7 5 (4.07%) REST
7 5 (4.07%) XML
8 4 (3.25%) .NET Core
8 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.25%) Ionic Framework
8 4 (3.25%) React
8 4 (3.25%) React Native
8 4 (3.25%) Redux
8 4 (3.25%) Web Services
9 3 (2.44%) SOAP
9 3 (2.44%) Visualforce
10 2 (1.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.46%) Computer Science
2 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.57%) Data Structures
4 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.69%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.25%) iSeries
7 3 (2.44%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.44%) Interactive TV
7 3 (2.44%) User Experience
8 2 (1.63%) Blog
8 2 (1.63%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.81%) Life Science
9 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.81%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.07%) Android
1 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
1 5 (4.07%) Linux
2 4 (3.25%) Windows
3 3 (2.44%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.63%) CentOS
5 1 (0.81%) CatOS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.45%) Scrum
3 17 (13.82%) Software Engineering
4 15 (12.20%) Business Analysis
5 13 (10.57%) Project Management
5 13 (10.57%) Validation
6 9 (7.32%) OOP
7 8 (6.50%) Analytics
7 8 (6.50%) Mathematics
7 8 (6.50%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.50%) SDLC
7 8 (6.50%) UML
8 7 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.69%) Coaching
8 7 (5.69%) Data Analysis
8 7 (5.69%) ERP
8 7 (5.69%) Information Security
8 7 (5.69%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.69%) OO
9 6 (4.88%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (30.89%) SQL
2 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
3 25 (20.33%) C#
4 20 (16.26%) Java
5 14 (11.38%) TypeScript
6 10 (8.13%) C
6 10 (8.13%) Python
7 7 (5.69%) C++
8 6 (4.88%) Perl
8 6 (4.88%) VBA
9 5 (4.07%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.25%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.25%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.44%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.44%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.44%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.44%) R
11 3 (2.44%) VB
12 1 (0.81%) PHP
12 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (19.51%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (7.32%) CBAP
2 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.07%) ISEB
5 4 (3.25%) CCNA
5 4 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.25%) IIBA
6 3 (2.44%) PhD
7 2 (1.63%) CISSP
7 2 (1.63%) HND
7 2 (1.63%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.81%) APMP
8 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.81%) CEH
8 1 (0.81%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.81%) CISMP
8 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
2 4 (3.25%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.44%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.81%) COSHH
5 1 (0.81%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.81%) DO-254
5 1 (0.81%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.81%) MISRA
5 1 (0.81%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.81%) PMO
5 1 (0.81%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Firmware
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Ansible
1 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.50%) IBM
3 5 (4.07%) Oracle
4 4 (3.25%) SAP
5 3 (2.44%) Cisco
5 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.44%) Tableau
6 2 (1.63%) Avaya
6 2 (1.63%) Nortel
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.81%) Samsung