The median annual salary for a Graduate was £20,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 94 83
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 11 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.27% 0.56% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.58% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 16
Median salary £20,000 £20,250 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -12.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 845 1216 1175
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.46% 98.14% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 739 1038 1030
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Graduate in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in South Wales

Graduate
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in South Wales.

Salary trend for Graduate in South Wales

Graduate
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 Graduate 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 +3 6 £21,750 +7.40% 1
Caerphilly - 3 £20,000 -
Newport - 2 £22,000 - 1
Graduate
Wales

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) HTML
5 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) Java
7 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
7 4 (17.39%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) CSS3
7 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) SIEM
8 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (13.04%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
8 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
8 3 (13.04%) Firewall
8 3 (13.04%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (13.04%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (13.04%) Information Security
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) MCP
8 3 (13.04%) Python
8 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (13.04%) Android
8 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection

Graduate Skill Set
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 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) CSS3
3 4 (17.39%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) Java EE
4 2 (8.70%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.35%) JSF
5 1 (4.35%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) SVG
5 1 (4.35%) WCF
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) CUDA
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security
3 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
3 3 (13.04%) SIEM
3 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Android Development
5 1 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Groovy
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
2 3 (13.04%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Sage
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
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