Period
to 18 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

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
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 96 82
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 25 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.69% 0.74% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 0.77% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 24
South Wales median annual salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £22,200 £17,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £27,500
Wales median annual salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,405 1,306 1,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 97.03% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,242 1,141 1,319
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £55,479
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 18 June 2019. 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 -2 12 £25,250 +29.49% 9
Bridgend - 11 £25,500 - 1
Newport +1 2 £23,500 -1.05% 1
Graduate
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, Graduate job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 15 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) CSS
3 12 (48.00%) Degree
4 10 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (32.00%) C#
5 8 (32.00%) .NET
5 8 (32.00%) CGI
5 8 (32.00%) e-Learning
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) Web Development
8 5 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (20.00%) PHP
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) MySQL
9 4 (16.00%) SOAP
10 3 (12.00%) Web Services
10 3 (12.00%) RESTful
10 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (12.00%) Marketing
10 3 (12.00%) User Experience
11 2 (8.00%) Scrum
11 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
11 2 (8.00%) Laravel
11 2 (8.00%) ITIL
11 2 (8.00%) Java

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 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Notepad++
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) CSS
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) CGI
3 5 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (16.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) RESTful
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) Laravel
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) e-Learning
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Economics
6 1 (4.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 10 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft