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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 18 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 140 127 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.24% 9.75% 11.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.68% 36.71% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 106 107 129
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £54,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 247 346 436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.13% 26.55% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 192 299 370
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

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 3 months to 28 May 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
South Wales +7 111 £40,000 - 11
West Wales +5 13 £37,500 +38.88% 2
Mid Wales -2 9 - - 1
North Wales -1 7 £30,000 -18.91% 2
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Degree.

1 85 (29.41%) Finance
1 85 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (24.22%) .NET
3 69 (23.88%) C#
4 68 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 68 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 66 (22.84%) SQL
6 63 (21.80%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (19.38%) JavaScript
8 53 (18.34%) Project Management
8 53 (18.34%) Computer Science Degree
9 49 (16.96%) Windows
10 46 (15.92%) HTML
11 44 (15.22%) SQL Server
12 40 (13.84%) Java
12 40 (13.84%) Management Information System
13 33 (11.42%) MVC
14 32 (11.07%) Software Engineering
15 31 (10.73%) ASP.NET
15 31 (10.73%) Web Services
16 30 (10.38%) Business Analysis
17 29 (10.03%) XML
17 29 (10.03%) CSS
18 28 (9.69%) ITIL
18 28 (9.69%) Service Management
19 27 (9.34%) Advertising
20 25 (8.65%) SOAP
20 25 (8.65%) Microsoft Office
21 24 (8.30%) C
21 24 (8.30%) Web Development

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 14 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.77%) Drupal
2 8 (2.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (2.08%) CMS
4 5 (1.73%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.38%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.04%) Apache
6 3 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.04%) JBoss
6 3 (1.04%) nginx
6 3 (1.04%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.69%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.69%) Documentum
7 2 (0.69%) IIS
7 2 (0.69%) Liferay
7 2 (0.69%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (8.65%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.08%) Doxygen
5 5 (1.73%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.69%) Windchill
8 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.35%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.35%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 9 (3.11%) Sage 200
1 9 (3.11%) Sage 50
2 6 (2.08%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (3.11%) Office 365
1 9 (3.11%) SaaS
2 8 (2.77%) IaaS
2 8 (2.77%) PaaS
3 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.35%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.81%) Firewall
2 10 (3.46%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.42%) IPsec
3 7 (2.42%) LAN
4 6 (2.08%) VPN
5 5 (1.73%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.73%) WAN
5 5 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.38%) SSL
7 3 (1.04%) DNS
7 3 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.04%) LDAP
8 2 (0.69%) BGP
8 2 (0.69%) Broadband
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.69%) DHCP
8 2 (0.69%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.69%) FWSM
8 2 (0.69%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.46%) MySQL
4 10 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.73%) Big Data
7 5 (1.73%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.73%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.69%) Power BI
10 2 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (4.84%) Git (software)
1 14 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (4.15%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.77%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.42%) NUnit
5 6 (2.08%) Grunt
5 6 (2.08%) JMeter
6 5 (1.73%) gulp
6 5 (1.73%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.73%) LoadUI
6 5 (1.73%) Ranorex
6 5 (1.73%) Selenium
6 5 (1.73%) webpack
6 5 (1.73%) Xcode
7 4 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (1.38%) Subversion
8 3 (1.04%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.04%) Ant
8 3 (1.04%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 85 (29.41%) Finance
2 27 (9.34%) Advertising
3 16 (5.54%) Manufacturing
3 16 (5.54%) Marketing
4 9 (3.11%) Retail
5 8 (2.77%) Publishing
6 7 (2.42%) Games
7 6 (2.08%) Welsh Language
8 4 (1.38%) Electronics
8 4 (1.38%) Military
8 4 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.04%) Banking
9 3 (1.04%) Billing
9 3 (1.04%) Legal
10 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.69%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (23.18%) Developer
2 55 (19.03%) Analyst
3 25 (8.65%) .NET Developer
4 24 (8.30%) Graduate
5 22 (7.61%) Business Analyst
6 21 (7.27%) C# Developer
7 18 (6.23%) Consultant
7 18 (6.23%) Software Developer
8 17 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (4.50%) BPM Consultant
10 12 (4.15%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.15%) Junior
10 12 (4.15%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.81%) Business Process Consultant
11 11 (3.81%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (3.46%) Administrator
12 10 (3.46%) Auditor
12 10 (3.46%) IT Auditor
12 10 (3.46%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (24.22%) .NET
2 46 (15.92%) HTML
3 31 (10.73%) ASP.NET
3 31 (10.73%) Web Services
4 29 (10.03%) CSS
4 29 (10.03%) XML
5 25 (8.65%) SOAP
6 24 (8.30%) REST
7 18 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (5.19%) AngularJS
8 15 (5.19%) HTML5
9 14 (4.84%) jQuery
10 11 (3.81%) JSON
10 11 (3.81%) React
11 10 (3.46%) Angular 2
11 10 (3.46%) Spring
12 9 (3.11%) Node.js
13 8 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (2.77%) J2EE
14 7 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 68 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 63 (21.80%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (13.84%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.73%) CESG
6 5 (1.73%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.73%) User Experience
7 3 (1.04%) iSeries
7 3 (1.04%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.04%) Social Media
8 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.69%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.35%) Fintech
9 1 (0.35%) Photography
9 1 (0.35%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.96%) Windows
2 22 (7.61%) Linux
2 22 (7.61%) Windows Server
3 19 (6.57%) Android
4 16 (5.54%) Unix
5 14 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.42%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.38%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.04%) OpenBSD
8 3 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.69%) CentOS
10 1 (0.35%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.34%) Project Management
3 33 (11.42%) MVC
4 32 (11.07%) Software Engineering
5 30 (10.38%) Business Analysis
6 28 (9.69%) ITIL
6 28 (9.69%) Service Management
7 24 (8.30%) SDLC
7 24 (8.30%) Web Development
8 23 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (7.61%) Process Improvement
10 21 (7.27%) Mathematics
10 21 (7.27%) Process Management
10 21 (7.27%) Scrum
11 18 (6.23%) Risk Management
12 17 (5.88%) Data Integration
12 17 (5.88%) Validation
13 16 (5.54%) ITSM
13 16 (5.54%) OO
14 15 (5.19%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 69 (23.88%) C#
2 66 (22.84%) SQL
3 56 (19.38%) JavaScript
4 40 (13.84%) Java
5 24 (8.30%) C
6 23 (7.96%) C++
6 23 (7.96%) PHP
7 19 (6.57%) Objective-C
8 17 (5.88%) Python
9 13 (4.50%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.50%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.73%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.73%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.38%) VB
12 3 (1.04%) ES6
12 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.04%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.69%) Perl
13 2 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (18.34%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.23%) HND
4 12 (4.15%) ISEB
4 12 (4.15%) MCSE
5 10 (3.46%) Master's Degree
5 10 (3.46%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.46%) PMP
6 9 (3.11%) CBAP
6 9 (3.11%) IIBA
6 9 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.77%) CCNP
7 8 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.77%) CISSP
8 7 (2.42%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.42%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.08%) CISM
9 6 (2.08%) Postgraduate
10 5 (1.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.46%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.77%) QA
4 5 (1.73%) RMADS
5 4 (1.38%) SLA
6 3 (1.04%) Def Stans
6 3 (1.04%) PMO
7 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.35%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.35%) GCP
8 1 (0.35%) GDPR
8 1 (0.35%) GLP
8 1 (0.35%) GMP
8 1 (0.35%) GxP
8 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.35%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.35%) MISRA
8 1 (0.35%) MISRA C
System Software
1 15 (5.19%) Firmware
2 14 (4.84%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.50%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (1.38%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.04%) Terraform
4 2 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.69%) Grafana
5 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.15%) Oracle
3 9 (3.11%) Sage
3 9 (3.11%) VMware
4 8 (2.77%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.42%) IBM
6 6 (2.08%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.73%) HP
7 5 (1.73%) Infoblox
7 5 (1.73%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.38%) 3PAR
8 4 (1.38%) Adobe
8 4 (1.38%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.04%) Cisco
9 3 (1.04%) Google
9 3 (1.04%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.69%) EMC
10 2 (0.69%) FatWire
10 2 (0.69%) Interwoven
10 2 (0.69%) OpenText
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Powys
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Denbighshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackwood, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 68,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Denbighshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £25493 - £34821 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Church In Wales
Salary: From £31,474 to £35,610 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Blackwood, Gwent
General Dynamics
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Hi-Lex Cable System co.,Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Abertillery, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago