Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 15 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 228 317 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.97% 13.66% 12.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.50% 52.31% 43.05%
Number of salaries quoted 158 268 267
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,789
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.79% +7.04%
10th Percentile £21,175 £21,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £49,875 £54,650 £47,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 480 606 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.20% 26.12% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 341 490 680
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +5.63% -5.33%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,946 £58,075 £51,250
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -1 124 £35,000 - 49
Mid Wales -3 60 £21,500 -52.22% 7
West Wales +9 23 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North Wales +1 14 £27,750 -65.31% 11
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 70 (30.70%) SQL
2 61 (26.75%) ITIL
3 60 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 59 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 56 (24.56%) Computer Science
7 52 (22.81%) JavaScript
8 51 (22.37%) Service Management
9 49 (21.49%) HTML
10 46 (20.18%) SLA
10 46 (20.18%) ITSM
11 45 (19.74%) Enterprise Software
12 44 (19.30%) CSS
13 43 (18.86%) Service Delivery
14 42 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (17.54%) User Experience
16 39 (17.11%) Windows
16 39 (17.11%) Computer Science Degree
17 38 (16.67%) Proactive Management
18 37 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (15.35%) Linux
20 35 (15.35%) SQL Server
20 35 (15.35%) C#
21 33 (14.47%) Management Information System
22 30 (13.16%) Finance
22 30 (13.16%) Incident Management
23 29 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
24 28 (12.28%) Java
24 28 (12.28%) Oracle

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 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.75%) IIS
3 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.88%) CMS
3 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.44%) Drupal
4 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.44%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.14%) IaaS
3 7 (3.07%) Office 365
4 4 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.75%) OneDrive
4 4 (1.75%) SaaS
5 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.14%) DNS
2 13 (5.70%) Firewall
3 7 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (3.07%) LAN
3 7 (3.07%) WAN
4 6 (2.63%) Wireless
4 6 (2.63%) Wireshark
5 5 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.19%) VPN
6 4 (1.75%) DHCP
7 3 (1.32%) HTTP
7 3 (1.32%) SMS
7 3 (1.32%) VoIP
7 3 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.88%) FTP
8 2 (0.88%) Network Security
8 2 (0.88%) SAN
8 2 (0.88%) SMTP
8 2 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.33%) Power BI
3 15 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (3.07%) MySQL
6 7 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.75%) Big Data
10 3 (1.32%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.32%) OLAP
10 3 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (7.89%) JIRA
2 6 (2.63%) Rational Team Concert
3 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.75%) Subversion
3 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.32%) JMeter
5 2 (0.88%) Rational Quality Manager
5 2 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.88%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.44%) Gatling
6 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.44%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.44%) Maven
6 1 (0.44%) Selenium
6 1 (0.44%) TestRail
6 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (13.16%) Finance
2 16 (7.02%) Retail
3 12 (5.26%) Advertising
4 10 (4.39%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.95%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.95%) Marketing
6 7 (3.07%) Military
7 6 (2.63%) Electronics
8 3 (1.32%) Law
9 2 (0.88%) Automotive
9 2 (0.88%) Games
9 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.44%) Avionics
10 1 (0.44%) Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (29.82%) Analyst
2 45 (19.74%) Developer
3 24 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 19 (8.33%) Junior
5 17 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (6.14%) Graduate
7 13 (5.70%) .NET Developer
8 11 (4.82%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.39%) IT Analyst
9 10 (4.39%) Network Engineer
9 10 (4.39%) Senior Solutions Analyst
9 10 (4.39%) Solutions Analyst
10 9 (3.95%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.95%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Database Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) Junior Analyst
11 8 (3.51%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.07%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.49%) HTML
2 44 (19.30%) CSS
3 27 (11.84%) .NET
4 17 (7.46%) XML
5 15 (6.58%) AngularJS
5 15 (6.58%) HTML5
6 8 (3.51%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.07%) Aurelia
7 7 (3.07%) CSS3
8 6 (2.63%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.63%) Middleware
9 5 (2.19%) JSON
9 5 (2.19%) Oracle ADF
9 5 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.75%) .NET Core
10 4 (1.75%) Ionic Framework
10 4 (1.75%) Java EE
10 4 (1.75%) Redux
10 4 (1.75%) REST
10 4 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (24.56%) Computer Science
2 45 (19.74%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (17.54%) User Experience
4 37 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (14.47%) Management Information System
6 18 (7.89%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.95%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.75%) iSeries
9 3 (1.32%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.32%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.88%) Blog
10 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.88%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.88%) PKI
10 2 (0.88%) Social Media
10 2 (0.88%) VHDL
10 2 (0.88%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.11%) Windows
2 35 (15.35%) Linux
3 26 (11.40%) Windows Server
4 14 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.51%) Android
5 8 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.88%) CatOS
8 1 (0.44%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.75%) ITIL
2 60 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 59 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (22.37%) Service Management
5 46 (20.18%) ITSM
6 43 (18.86%) Service Delivery
7 42 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (16.67%) Proactive Management
9 30 (13.16%) Incident Management
10 29 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (11.40%) Business Analysis
12 25 (10.96%) Mentoring
13 24 (10.53%) Software Engineering
14 21 (9.21%) Scrum
15 19 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
15 19 (8.33%) Process Improvement
15 19 (8.33%) TOGAF
16 17 (7.46%) Coaching
16 17 (7.46%) Problem Management
16 17 (7.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (30.70%) SQL
2 52 (22.81%) JavaScript
3 35 (15.35%) C#
4 28 (12.28%) Java
5 20 (8.77%) PowerShell
6 16 (7.02%) VB
7 14 (6.14%) TypeScript
8 13 (5.70%) Python
9 12 (5.26%) C
10 10 (4.39%) C++
11 7 (3.07%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.63%) Perl
12 6 (2.63%) VBA
13 5 (2.19%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.75%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.75%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.32%) Apex Code
15 3 (1.32%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (17.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 36 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (9.65%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (8.33%) MCSE
5 11 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.82%) MCITP
6 9 (3.95%) CBAP
6 9 (3.95%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.51%) CCNP
7 8 (3.51%) MCSA
7 8 (3.51%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.63%) CCNA
8 6 (2.63%) ISEB
9 5 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.75%) IIBA
10 4 (1.75%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.32%) PhD
12 2 (0.88%) CISSP
12 2 (0.88%) HND
12 2 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (20.18%) SLA
2 9 (3.95%) QA
3 4 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.32%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.44%) COSHH
5 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.44%) DO-254
5 1 (0.44%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) MISRA
5 1 (0.44%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) PMO
5 1 (0.44%) RMADS
System Software
1 20 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.63%) Firmware
5 2 (0.88%) NFS
5 2 (0.88%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.28%) Oracle
3 22 (9.65%) VMware
4 10 (4.39%) Cisco
5 9 (3.95%) Veeam
6 8 (3.51%) IBM
7 6 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 6 (2.63%) Tableau
8 5 (2.19%) SAP
9 4 (1.75%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.75%) HP
9 4 (1.75%) Veritas
10 2 (0.88%) Avaya
10 2 (0.88%) F5
10 2 (0.88%) Facebook
10 2 (0.88%) Nortel
10 2 (0.88%) Twitter
11 1 (0.44%) Google
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat