Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 233 200 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.64% 11.04% 12.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.87% 56.66% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 186 152 155
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £36,206 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.29% +3.45% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,875 £25,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,625 £59,875 £48,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 458 353 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.85% 19.49% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 389 268 338
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,700 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £61,250 £58,562
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 0 169 £42,500 +6.25% 57
West Wales +24 44 £50,000 +63.93% 6
North Wales +5 13 £47,500 +39.71% 7
Mid Wales -2 6 - - 1
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 80 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (28.33%) Microsoft
3 63 (27.04%) ITIL
4 60 (25.75%) Linux
5 59 (25.32%) JavaScript
6 54 (23.18%) Advertising
6 54 (23.18%) DevOps
7 52 (22.32%) Computer Science
7 52 (22.32%) HTML
8 50 (21.46%) CSS
9 49 (21.03%) Windows
10 47 (20.17%) Finance
11 46 (19.74%) Test Automation
12 44 (18.88%) Git (software)
13 42 (18.03%) Python
14 40 (17.17%) Bash Shell
15 39 (16.74%) WebSphere
15 39 (16.74%) OS/400
15 39 (16.74%) IBM
15 39 (16.74%) IBM Certification
15 39 (16.74%) Shell Script
16 37 (15.88%) Software Engineering
16 37 (15.88%) Mentoring
17 36 (15.45%) Project Delivery
18 35 (15.02%) Perl
19 34 (14.59%) Analytics
20 33 (14.16%) C#
21 32 (13.73%) Risk Management
21 32 (13.73%) VMware
21 32 (13.73%) jQuery

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 39 (16.74%) WebSphere
2 26 (11.16%) IBM HTTP Server
3 16 (6.87%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.58%) JBoss
4 13 (5.58%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.15%) Confluence
6 4 (1.72%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.29%) CMS
7 3 (1.29%) WordPress
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.86%) InfoPath
3 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.72%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (1.72%) Adobe Premiere
4 4 (1.72%) CINEMA 4D
4 4 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.86%) InVision
5 2 (0.86%) Sketch
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.01%) Azure
2 11 (4.72%) AWS
3 10 (4.29%) Power Platform
4 7 (3.00%) Office 365
5 5 (2.15%) GCP
5 5 (2.15%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.72%) Serverless
7 3 (1.29%) SaaS
8 2 (0.86%) IaaS
8 2 (0.86%) PaaS
8 2 (0.86%) Smartsheet
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.16%) HTTP
2 15 (6.44%) DNS
3 14 (6.01%) VoIP
4 12 (5.15%) DHCP
5 11 (4.72%) Internet
6 9 (3.86%) LAN
6 9 (3.86%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.86%) WAN
6 9 (3.86%) Wireless
7 6 (2.58%) Firewall
8 4 (1.72%) MPLS
8 4 (1.72%) SNMP
9 3 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.29%) Network Security
10 2 (0.86%) Intranet
10 2 (0.86%) RS-232
10 2 (0.86%) VPN
11 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (4.29%) Power BI
3 9 (3.86%) MySQL
4 6 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.72%) OLTP
6 4 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.29%) GIS
8 2 (0.86%) Redis
8 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.43%) Big Data
9 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.43%) KNIME
9 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 44 (18.88%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.73%) Grunt
2 25 (10.73%) gulp
2 25 (10.73%) webpack
3 19 (8.15%) JIRA
4 18 (7.73%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.43%) Selenium
5 8 (3.43%) Subversion
6 6 (2.58%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.15%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.15%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.15%) IntelliJ
7 5 (2.15%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.15%) Maven
7 5 (2.15%) Mocha
7 5 (2.15%) Protractor
7 5 (2.15%) Visual Studio Code
7 5 (2.15%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 54 (23.18%) Advertising
2 47 (20.17%) Finance
3 16 (6.87%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.86%) Banking
5 6 (2.58%) Games
5 6 (2.58%) Military
6 5 (2.15%) Electronics
6 5 (2.15%) Retail
7 4 (1.72%) Marketing
7 4 (1.72%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.29%) Legal
9 2 (0.86%) Billing
9 2 (0.86%) Environmental Health
9 2 (0.86%) Law
9 2 (0.86%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (30.47%) Developer
2 34 (14.59%) Analyst
3 30 (12.88%) Consultant
4 27 (11.59%) Technical Consultant
5 25 (10.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 22 (9.44%) IBM Technical Consultant
7 21 (9.01%) HTML CSS Developer
7 21 (9.01%) HTML Developer
7 21 (9.01%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (7.30%) Junior
9 16 (6.87%) Middleware Consultant
9 16 (6.87%) Support Consultant
9 16 (6.87%) Technical Support Consultant
10 14 (6.01%) IT Manager
10 14 (6.01%) Junior Developer
11 13 (5.58%) Release Engineer
11 13 (5.58%) Senior Developer
12 12 (5.15%) Designer
12 12 (5.15%) Graduate
12 12 (5.15%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (22.32%) HTML
2 50 (21.46%) CSS
3 32 (13.73%) jQuery
4 29 (12.45%) AngularJS
4 29 (12.45%) React
4 29 (12.45%) Vue.js
5 26 (11.16%) Middleware
6 25 (10.73%) Sass
7 24 (10.30%) .NET
8 15 (6.44%) ASP.NET
9 13 (5.58%) Web Services
10 7 (3.00%) CSS3
10 7 (3.00%) HTML5
10 7 (3.00%) RESTful
11 6 (2.58%) Node.js
11 6 (2.58%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (2.15%) Laravel
13 3 (1.29%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.29%) DirectX
13 3 (1.29%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (11.16%) iSeries
3 19 (8.15%) User Experience
4 14 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.01%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.00%) Social Media
6 5 (2.15%) Graphic Design
6 5 (2.15%) Learning Management System
7 4 (1.72%) AS400
7 4 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.72%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.86%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.86%) Tandem
9 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.43%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.75%) Linux
2 49 (21.03%) Windows
3 39 (16.74%) OS/400
4 23 (9.87%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.00%) Unix
6 4 (1.72%) Android
6 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.29%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.43%) CentOS
8 1 (0.43%) SUSE
8 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (27.04%) ITIL
3 54 (23.18%) DevOps
4 52 (22.32%) Computer Science
5 46 (19.74%) Test Automation
6 37 (15.88%) Mentoring
6 37 (15.88%) Software Engineering
7 36 (15.45%) Project Delivery
8 34 (14.59%) Analytics
9 32 (13.73%) Risk Management
10 30 (12.88%) Front End Development
11 29 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (11.59%) Data Science
14 25 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (9.01%) Project Management
16 18 (7.73%) Change Management
17 16 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (6.87%) Cybersecurity
18 13 (5.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (25.32%) JavaScript
2 42 (18.03%) Python
3 40 (17.17%) Bash Shell
4 39 (16.74%) Shell Script
5 35 (15.02%) Perl
6 33 (14.16%) C#
7 31 (13.30%) SQL
8 28 (12.02%) Java
9 14 (6.01%) PowerShell
10 12 (5.15%) C++
11 11 (4.72%) C
12 10 (4.29%) PHP
13 8 (3.43%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.15%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.72%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.86%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.43%) ABAP
17 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
17 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (16.74%) IBM Certification
2 27 (11.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (5.58%) Master's Degree
4 10 (4.29%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.43%) CISM
6 8 (3.43%) CISSP
7 7 (3.00%) HND
7 7 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.15%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.15%) SANS
9 3 (1.29%) ISEB
9 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.29%) PhD
10 2 (0.86%) CISA
10 2 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.86%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.86%) Cyber Scheme
10 2 (0.86%) MBA
10 2 (0.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.43%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) PMO
2 4 (1.72%) SLA
3 3 (1.29%) COBIT
3 3 (1.29%) NIST
4 2 (0.86%) GDPR
4 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.86%) Docker
3 4 (1.72%) XenApp
4 2 (0.86%) Firmware
4 2 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 66 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.74%) IBM
3 32 (13.73%) VMware
4 9 (3.86%) SAP
5 8 (3.43%) Oracle
6 7 (3.00%) Guidewire
7 6 (2.58%) Adobe
8 5 (2.15%) Cisco
8 5 (2.15%) Cognos
9 4 (1.72%) Citrix
9 4 (1.72%) Google
9 4 (1.72%) Mitel
9 4 (1.72%) Tableau
10 3 (1.29%) Sun
11 2 (0.86%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.86%) Dell
11 2 (0.86%) NetApp
11 2 (0.86%) Remedy
11 2 (0.86%) Scality
11 2 (0.86%) Veeam