Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,750 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 99 105
Rank change year-on-year +30 +6 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 36 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.59% 1.90% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 1.94% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 32
South Wales median annual salary £22,750 £22,250 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.25% +8.54% -
10th Percentile £20,650 £18,500 £16,250
90th Percentile £27,500 £26,875 £23,700
Wales median annual salary £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%

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 1364 2114 2404
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.20% 98.01% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 1892 2064
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,650 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% 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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 19 November 2017. 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 +23 20 £22,500 +2.27% 1
Newport +10 14 £24,000 +6.67% 1
Torfaen +4 3 £22,000 -6.38%
Graduate
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 22 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 20 (55.56%) C#
3 19 (52.78%) Degree
4 14 (38.89%) HTML
4 14 (38.89%) Java
4 14 (38.89%) .NET
5 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
6 12 (33.33%) CSS
6 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (30.56%) OO
7 11 (30.56%) SQL
7 11 (30.56%) Data Structures
8 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
8 10 (27.78%) OOP
9 9 (25.00%) TDD
9 9 (25.00%) WPF
10 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 8 (22.22%) Kanban
10 8 (22.22%) WCF
10 8 (22.22%) Refactoring
10 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
10 8 (22.22%) Information Security
10 8 (22.22%) MVC
10 8 (22.22%) Algorithms
10 8 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
11 7 (19.44%) AngularJS

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 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Hyperconnected
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) TeamCity
2 3 (8.33%) Moq
2 3 (8.33%) MSTest
2 3 (8.33%) NUnit
2 3 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (16.67%) Games
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
1 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 12 (33.33%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 9 (25.00%) WPF
5 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (22.22%) WCF
6 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
7 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
8 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (13.89%) MSMQ
8 5 (13.89%) RESTful
9 3 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (8.33%) Ninject
9 3 (8.33%) Spring.NET
9 3 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (30.56%) Data Structures
3 8 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 5 (13.89%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) OO
3 10 (27.78%) OOP
4 9 (25.00%) TDD
5 8 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (22.22%) Information Security
5 8 (22.22%) Kanban
5 8 (22.22%) MVC
5 8 (22.22%) Refactoring
5 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
6 6 (16.67%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) BDD
7 5 (13.89%) Economics
7 5 (13.89%) Internal Audit
7 5 (13.89%) IT Audit
7 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
7 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
8 4 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (30.56%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) F#
5 5 (13.89%) Ruby
6 4 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 3 (8.33%) C++
7 3 (8.33%) Python
8 2 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Degree
2 8 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) ISO 9001
1 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Google
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Twitter