Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 86 109
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 16 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.00% 2.03% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.07% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 29
South Wales median annual salary £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.88%
10th Percentile £17,425 £20,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £26,900 £27,050 £26,350
Wales median annual salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500

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 1,552 1,404 2,106
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 98.18% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,296 1,248 1,886
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,925 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,349 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 14 December 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 -12 9 £22,500 - 7
Bridgend - 6 £18,000 - 1
Newport -1 1 £24,000 - 6
Graduate
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) CGI
5 3 (18.75%) e-Learning
5 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (18.75%) Node.js
5 3 (18.75%) User Experience
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (12.50%) React
6 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (12.50%) Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) Games
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) SOAP
7 1 (6.25%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL

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 (6.25%) Anypoint
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Games
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) CGI
2 3 (18.75%) Node.js
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) React
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) Django
4 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) React Native
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.25%) Sass
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) e-Learning
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing Automation
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Go
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) R
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
1 1 (6.25%) Google
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft
1 1 (6.25%) OutSystems
1 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com