Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 287 313 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.70% 14.00% 11.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.52% 53.32% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 183 242 245
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £54,047 £47,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 499 587 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.56% 26.25% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 331 446 630
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,388
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% +5.12% -9.03%
10th Percentile £23,125 £23,375 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,500 £50,800
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Wales

Degree
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Degree in Wales

Degree
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Wales over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Wales

Degree
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
South Wales -2 147 £37,500 - 39
Mid Wales -1 93 £21,500 -52.22% 5
West Wales +18 30 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North Wales +3 13 £38,500 +28.33% 7
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for Degree.

1 102 (35.54%) ITIL
2 89 (31.01%) SQL
3 84 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (27.53%) Problem-Solving
5 75 (26.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 74 (25.78%) Microsoft
7 72 (25.09%) JavaScript
8 69 (24.04%) Management Information System
9 68 (23.69%) Decision-Making
10 63 (21.95%) Computer Science
11 59 (20.56%) Service Management
11 59 (20.56%) Enterprise Software
12 54 (18.82%) ITSM
13 52 (18.12%) SLA
14 51 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 50 (17.42%) Service Delivery
15 50 (17.42%) Windows
16 49 (17.07%) HTML
16 49 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 49 (17.07%) User Experience
17 45 (15.68%) Mentoring
17 45 (15.68%) Linux
18 44 (15.33%) Proactive Management
19 43 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
19 43 (14.98%) Process Improvement
20 42 (14.63%) CSS
20 42 (14.63%) SQL Server
21 41 (14.29%) Finance
22 37 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
22 37 (12.89%) Business Process Improvement

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.70%) CMS
3 2 (0.70%) IIS
3 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.35%) Apache
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.35%) Drupal
4 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.14%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.35%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.23%) IaaS
3 7 (2.44%) Office 365
4 4 (1.39%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.36%) DNS
2 15 (5.23%) Firewall
3 10 (3.48%) LAN
3 10 (3.48%) WAN
4 8 (2.79%) DHCP
4 8 (2.79%) Wireless
5 7 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (2.09%) HTTP
6 6 (2.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.09%) VPN
6 6 (2.09%) Wireshark
7 5 (1.74%) Network Security
8 4 (1.39%) VoIP
8 4 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.05%) SSH
10 2 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.70%) FTP
10 2 (0.70%) Internet
10 2 (0.70%) OSPF
10 2 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 24 (8.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (7.32%) Power BI
5 11 (3.83%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.14%) MySQL
8 8 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.74%) Big Data
11 4 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.05%) Biml
12 3 (1.05%) Data Lake
12 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.05%) OLAP
13 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (7.67%) JIRA
2 7 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.09%) Rational Team Concert
4 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.39%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (1.39%) Selenium
5 4 (1.39%) Subversion
5 4 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.05%) JMeter
7 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.70%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.70%) Maven
7 2 (0.70%) Rational Quality Manager
7 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.70%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.35%) Protractor
General
1 41 (14.29%) Finance
2 16 (5.57%) Advertising
2 16 (5.57%) Retail
3 11 (3.83%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.79%) Aerospace
5 7 (2.44%) Marketing
6 6 (2.09%) Electronics
6 6 (2.09%) Military
7 5 (1.74%) Automotive
8 3 (1.05%) Legal
8 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.70%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Avionics
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.35%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 96 (33.45%) Analyst
2 42 (14.63%) Developer
3 26 (9.06%) Business Analyst
4 25 (8.71%) Senior Analyst
5 24 (8.36%) IT Analyst
6 18 (6.27%) Senior Solutions Analyst
6 18 (6.27%) Solutions Analyst
7 15 (5.23%) .NET Developer
8 13 (4.53%) Junior
9 12 (4.18%) C# Developer
10 11 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (3.83%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.48%) Database Engineer
11 10 (3.48%) Network Engineer
12 9 (3.14%) Research Analyst
12 9 (3.14%) Service Analyst
12 9 (3.14%) Test Analyst
13 8 (2.79%) Administrator
13 8 (2.79%) Junior Analyst
13 8 (2.79%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.07%) HTML
2 42 (14.63%) CSS
3 30 (10.45%) .NET
4 24 (8.36%) XML
5 18 (6.27%) AngularJS
6 17 (5.92%) HTML5
7 12 (4.18%) Aurelia
7 12 (4.18%) REST
8 11 (3.83%) Web Services
9 10 (3.48%) SOAP
10 8 (2.79%) .NET Core
11 7 (2.44%) Middleware
12 6 (2.09%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.09%) jQuery
12 6 (2.09%) Visualforce
13 5 (1.74%) JSON
14 4 (1.39%) Ajax
14 4 (1.39%) CSS3
14 4 (1.39%) Oracle ADF
14 4 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 69 (24.04%) Management Information System
2 63 (21.95%) Computer Science
3 59 (20.56%) Enterprise Software
4 49 (17.07%) User Experience
5 43 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.88%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.14%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.44%) PKI
9 5 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.74%) iSeries
10 3 (1.05%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.05%) Interactive TV
10 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.05%) Social Media
10 3 (1.05%) VHDL
11 2 (0.70%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.42%) Windows
2 45 (15.68%) Linux
3 34 (11.85%) Windows Server
4 18 (6.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.14%) Android
5 9 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.05%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.70%) CatOS
7 2 (0.70%) CentOS
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (35.54%) ITIL
2 84 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (27.53%) Problem-Solving
4 75 (26.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 68 (23.69%) Decision-Making
6 59 (20.56%) Service Management
7 54 (18.82%) ITSM
8 51 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (17.42%) Service Delivery
10 45 (15.68%) Mentoring
11 44 (15.33%) Proactive Management
12 43 (14.98%) Process Improvement
13 37 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (12.89%) Business Process Improvement
14 36 (12.54%) Business Analysis
14 36 (12.54%) Incident Management
15 27 (9.41%) Project Management
16 26 (9.06%) Problem Management
16 26 (9.06%) Scrum
17 24 (8.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 89 (31.01%) SQL
2 72 (25.09%) JavaScript
3 32 (11.15%) C#
4 25 (8.71%) Java
4 25 (8.71%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.92%) VB
6 14 (4.88%) C
6 14 (4.88%) Python
6 14 (4.88%) TypeScript
7 10 (3.48%) C++
8 9 (3.14%) PHP
9 7 (2.44%) Java 8
9 7 (2.44%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.09%) Apex Code
10 6 (2.09%) Embedded C
10 6 (2.09%) Perl
11 4 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.39%) VBA
12 3 (1.05%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.05%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 49 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (6.27%) MCSE
5 17 (5.92%) MCITP
6 16 (5.57%) Security Cleared
7 15 (5.23%) SC Cleared
8 13 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (4.53%) MCSA
9 9 (3.14%) ISEB
10 8 (2.79%) CBAP
10 8 (2.79%) CCNA
10 8 (2.79%) CCNP
10 8 (2.79%) Master's Degree
11 6 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.74%) CISSP
12 5 (1.74%) IIBA
13 4 (1.39%) PhD
13 4 (1.39%) Postgraduate
14 3 (1.05%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (18.12%) SLA
2 27 (9.41%) QA
3 4 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.39%) PMO
4 3 (1.05%) Def Stans
4 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.70%) GDPR
6 1 (0.35%) COSHH
6 1 (0.35%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.35%) DO-254
6 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.35%) MISRA
6 1 (0.35%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 29 (10.10%) Hyper-V
2 26 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.32%) Active Directory
4 15 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.44%) Firmware
6 4 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.39%) vSphere
7 2 (0.70%) Docker
7 2 (0.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.79%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.05%) SCOM
2 3 (1.05%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.70%) Ansible
3 2 (0.70%) PTC Integrity
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (25.78%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.10%) Oracle
3 28 (9.76%) VMware
4 15 (5.23%) Veeam
5 12 (4.18%) HP
6 11 (3.83%) Cisco
6 11 (3.83%) IBM
7 9 (3.14%) 3PAR
7 9 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.79%) Veritas
9 6 (2.09%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.09%) Tableau
10 3 (1.05%) Avaya
10 3 (1.05%) Cognos
10 3 (1.05%) Nortel
10 3 (1.05%) SAP
11 2 (0.70%) F5
11 2 (0.70%) Facebook
11 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.70%) Twitter