Degree Jobs in Wales

Academic Degree
UK > Wales

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 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 9 4 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 259 341 286
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 12.24% 20.30% 14.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.11% 52.70% 45.69%
Number of salaries quoted 100 110 124
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,200 £29,250
25th Percentile £32,000 £35,000 £33,268
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,886 £44,833 £40,750
Median % change year-on-year +0.12% +10.02% +1.88%
75th Percentile £52,201 £60,899 £51,563
90th Percentile £65,300 £75,000 £63,000
UK median annual salary £52,084 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.19% +9.09% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales

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.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 497 647 626
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 23.49% 38.51% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 186 225 231
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,391 £29,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,250 £60,625
90th Percentile £69,993 £69,017 £71,250
UK median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Wales

Degree
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Wales.

Salary trend for Degree in Wales

Degree
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Wales over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

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 24 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales -2 155 £45,000 -3.74% 91
North Wales 0 75 £34,000 -11.11% 23
Mid Wales +2 15 £35,000 -15.15% 11
West Wales -20 11 £55,000 +42.86% 18
Degree
UK

Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (11.58%) Oracle Service Bus
1 30 (11.58%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.32%) SAS
3 5 (1.93%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.54%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.77%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 52 (20.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (16.99%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (12.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.54%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (11.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.77%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.34%) Azure
2 11 (4.25%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (3.47%) Power Platform
4 5 (1.93%) Nutanix
5 4 (1.54%) AWS
5 4 (1.54%) Azure API Management
5 4 (1.54%) Azure Service Bus
5 4 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.54%) iPaaS
5 4 (1.54%) PaaS
5 4 (1.54%) WhatsApp
6 2 (0.77%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (0.77%) Miro
6 2 (0.77%) Snowflake
7 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.79%) Firewall
1 15 (5.79%) LAN
1 15 (5.79%) WAN
2 12 (4.63%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (3.47%) DHCP
3 9 (3.47%) DNS
3 9 (3.47%) MPLS
4 8 (3.09%) Network Security
4 8 (3.09%) VLAN
5 7 (2.70%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.93%) VPN
6 5 (1.93%) WLAN
7 4 (1.54%) Profibus
7 4 (1.54%) SAN
7 4 (1.54%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.54%) VoIP
8 3 (1.16%) Bluetooth
8 3 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.16%) Internet
8 3 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 30 (11.58%) Oracle Database 10g
2 30 (11.58%) Oracle Database 11g
2 30 (11.58%) VLDB
3 19 (7.34%) RDBMS
3 19 (7.34%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.18%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.25%) MySQL
6 7 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.93%) Power BI
7 5 (1.93%) QlikView
8 4 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.16%) Tableau
10 2 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.77%) GIS
10 2 (0.77%) Looker
11 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.09%) Git
2 7 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.16%) Subversion
4 2 (0.77%) JIRA
5 1 (0.39%) GitLab
5 1 (0.39%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.39%) Selenium
General
1 124 (47.88%) Social Skills
2 83 (32.05%) Manufacturing
3 72 (27.80%) Influencing Skills
4 69 (26.64%) Presentation Skills
5 68 (26.25%) Law
6 63 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (10.81%) Finance
8 24 (9.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 19 (7.34%) Local Government
10 16 (6.18%) Police
11 11 (4.25%) Retail
12 9 (3.47%) Public Sector
13 8 (3.09%) Electronics
13 8 (3.09%) Organisational Skills
13 8 (3.09%) Welsh Language
14 6 (2.32%) Documentation Skills
14 6 (2.32%) Games
15 3 (1.16%) Automotive
15 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (27.03%) Graduate
2 69 (26.64%) Automation Engineer
3 68 (26.25%) Graduate IT Engineer
3 68 (26.25%) IT Engineer
3 68 (26.25%) IT Graduate
4 66 (25.48%) Analyst
5 48 (18.53%) Senior
6 30 (11.58%) Applications Support
6 30 (11.58%) Applications Support Analyst
6 30 (11.58%) Oracle Analyst
6 30 (11.58%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 30 (11.58%) SQL Analyst
6 30 (11.58%) SQL Support Analyst
6 30 (11.58%) Support Analyst
7 21 (8.11%) Developer
8 17 (6.56%) Software Engineer
9 15 (5.79%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.47%) Financial Analyst
11 9 (3.47%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.47%) .NET
2 8 (3.09%) JSON
2 8 (3.09%) RESTful
2 8 (3.09%) SOAP
2 8 (3.09%) XML
3 7 (2.70%) Web Services
4 5 (1.93%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.54%) .NET Core
5 4 (1.54%) Node.js
6 3 (1.16%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.16%) COM
6 3 (1.16%) Express.js
6 3 (1.16%) Vue
6 3 (1.16%) WinForms
7 2 (0.77%) CSS
7 2 (0.77%) HTML
7 2 (0.77%) React
8 1 (0.39%) Laravel
8 1 (0.39%) REST
8 1 (0.39%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 69 (26.64%) FMCG
2 16 (6.18%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.09%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.32%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.54%) Housing Association
7 4 (1.54%) Photovoltaics
7 4 (1.54%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (1.54%) Robotics
8 2 (0.77%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.77%) FPGA
8 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.77%) PCIe
8 2 (0.77%) VHDL
9 1 (0.39%) Distributed Systems
9 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.39%) Operational Technology
9 1 (0.39%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 52 (20.08%) Linux
2 35 (13.51%) Unix
3 30 (11.58%) Solaris
4 25 (9.65%) Windows
5 13 (5.02%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.54%) FreeRTOS
6 4 (1.54%) VxWorks
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (1.16%) CatOS
8 1 (0.39%) Debian
8 1 (0.39%) Fedora
8 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (40.15%) Problem-Solving
2 86 (33.20%) Continuous Improvement
3 69 (26.64%) Lean Six Sigma
3 69 (26.64%) Six Sigma
4 68 (26.25%) Benchmarking
4 68 (26.25%) Lean Manufacturing
4 68 (26.25%) Order Management
5 53 (20.46%) Actionable Insight
6 48 (18.53%) Capacity Planning
7 40 (15.44%) Performance Tuning
8 39 (15.06%) Artificial Intelligence
9 35 (13.51%) Computer Science
9 35 (13.51%) Incident Management
10 33 (12.74%) ITSM
11 32 (12.36%) Agile
12 30 (11.58%) Capacity Management
12 30 (11.58%) Performance Monitoring
12 30 (11.58%) Release Management
13 25 (9.65%) Project Management
14 21 (8.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (25.87%) SQL
2 37 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 15 (5.79%) C
3 15 (5.79%) C#
4 11 (4.25%) C++
5 9 (3.47%) Python
6 5 (1.93%) Groovy
6 5 (1.93%) Java
7 4 (1.54%) Embedded C
7 4 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.54%) R
8 3 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.16%) VB
9 2 (0.77%) Bash
9 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.39%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (26.25%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 56 (21.62%) Security Cleared
3 50 (19.31%) SC Cleared
4 22 (8.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.86%) CCNA
7 9 (3.47%) ACCA
7 9 (3.47%) CIMA
7 9 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.09%) HND
9 6 (2.32%) HNC
10 5 (1.93%) Master's Degree
10 5 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (1.54%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.16%) CCIE
12 3 (1.16%) CCNP
12 3 (1.16%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (0.77%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.77%) PhD
13 2 (0.77%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (14.67%) SLA
2 10 (3.86%) IFRS
3 4 (1.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.54%) ISO 13485
3 4 (1.54%) NEBOSH
4 3 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.16%) QA
5 2 (0.77%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.77%) GDPR
5 2 (0.77%) MISRA
5 2 (0.77%) PMO
6 1 (0.39%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.39%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.39%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 30 (11.58%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.70%) Docker
4 4 (1.54%) Firmware
4 4 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (11.58%) Data Guard
1 30 (11.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (1.93%) Ansible
2 5 (1.93%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.93%) SCCM
3 3 (1.16%) Progress Chef
4 2 (0.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 42 (16.22%) Oracle
3 30 (11.58%) Remedy
3 30 (11.58%) Sun
4 9 (3.47%) Hyperion
4 9 (3.47%) PeopleSoft
4 9 (3.47%) VMware
5 8 (3.09%) Cisco
6 4 (1.54%) Acronis
6 4 (1.54%) Aruba
6 4 (1.54%) Autodesk
6 4 (1.54%) Datto
6 4 (1.54%) Mitel
6 4 (1.54%) QNX
6 4 (1.54%) SAP
6 4 (1.54%) Sophos
6 4 (1.54%) Veeam
7 3 (1.16%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.16%) Siemens
8 2 (0.77%) EMC