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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 147 168 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.35% 12.13% 8.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.36% 40.78% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 94 117 95
Median salary £37,612 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.46% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 304 412 314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 27.61% 29.75% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 220 337 267
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,250 £50,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -5 103 £38,112 +4.73% 14
Mid Wales +1 22 £45,000 -
West Wales +6 16 £40,000 +66.66% 2
North Wales -3 2 £29,250 +30.00% 5
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 102 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (27.39%) Finance
3 80 (25.48%) Microsoft
4 79 (25.16%) Computer Science
5 77 (24.52%) SQL
6 68 (21.66%) .NET
7 63 (20.06%) C#
7 63 (20.06%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (19.43%) Java
9 56 (17.83%) Windows
10 55 (17.52%) JavaScript
11 54 (17.20%) HTML
12 47 (14.97%) MS Excel
13 46 (14.65%) SQL Server
14 45 (14.33%) Project Management
15 41 (13.06%) Software Engineering
16 40 (12.74%) Web Services
17 36 (11.46%) Management Information System
18 33 (10.51%) ASP.NET
18 33 (10.51%) CSS
19 32 (10.19%) SOAP
20 31 (9.87%) SDLC
21 30 (9.55%) MVC
21 30 (9.55%) Advertising
22 29 (9.24%) Scrum
22 29 (9.24%) ITIL
22 29 (9.24%) Spring
22 29 (9.24%) Web Development
22 29 (9.24%) REST
23 28 (8.92%) Linux

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 (4.78%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (3.82%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.18%) Apache
4 8 (2.55%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.59%) Drupal
6 5 (1.59%) JBoss
6 5 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.27%) CMS
7 4 (1.27%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.96%) nginx
8 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.64%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.64%) IIS
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 47 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.05%) MS Office
3 4 (1.27%) Doxygen
4 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 9 (2.87%) Sage 200
1 9 (2.87%) Sage 50
2 5 (1.59%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.46%) IaaS
2 14 (4.46%) PaaS
3 13 (4.14%) SaaS
4 12 (3.82%) Office 365
5 11 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.32%) AdWords
8 1 (0.32%) GitHub
8 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.32%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.50%) Firewall
2 9 (2.87%) LAN
2 9 (2.87%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.87%) WAN
3 7 (2.23%) VPN
4 6 (1.91%) IPsec
5 5 (1.59%) SSL
5 5 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.27%) DHCP
6 4 (1.27%) DNS
7 3 (0.96%) Broadband
7 3 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.96%) Network Security
7 3 (0.96%) Skype
7 3 (0.96%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.96%) Wireless
8 2 (0.64%) 4G
8 2 (0.64%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (4.46%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.50%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.18%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.87%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.55%) MySQL
8 7 (2.23%) Big Data
9 6 (1.91%) HBase
9 6 (1.91%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.27%) Sqoop
12 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.64%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.14%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.18%) JMeter
4 10 (3.18%) Selenium
4 10 (3.18%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.87%) Eclipse
5 9 (2.87%) Maven
5 9 (2.87%) SoapUI
6 7 (2.23%) Grunt
7 6 (1.91%) gulp
7 6 (1.91%) NUnit
7 6 (1.91%) webpack
8 5 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.27%) Ant
9 4 (1.27%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.27%) LoadUI
9 4 (1.27%) Ranorex
10 3 (0.96%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 86 (27.39%) Finance
2 30 (9.55%) Advertising
3 18 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.10%) Marketing
5 14 (4.46%) Banking
6 13 (4.14%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.50%) Retail
8 7 (2.23%) Games
9 6 (1.91%) Publishing
10 4 (1.27%) Military
10 4 (1.27%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.96%) Automotive
11 3 (0.96%) Electronics
12 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.32%) Back Office
13 1 (0.32%) Law
13 1 (0.32%) Legal
13 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (24.84%) Developer
2 76 (24.20%) Analyst
3 26 (8.28%) Senior Analyst
4 22 (7.01%) Java Developer
5 21 (6.69%) Graduate
6 20 (6.37%) Business Analyst
6 20 (6.37%) Software Engineer
7 18 (5.73%) .NET Developer
7 18 (5.73%) Junior
8 17 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 16 (5.10%) Support Analyst
10 15 (4.78%) Applications Support
10 15 (4.78%) Applications Support Analyst
10 15 (4.78%) Consultant
10 15 (4.78%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.14%) IT Manager
11 13 (4.14%) Junior Developer
12 12 (3.82%) Analyst Programmer
12 12 (3.82%) Senior Analyst Programmer
12 12 (3.82%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.66%) .NET
2 54 (17.20%) HTML
3 40 (12.74%) Web Services
4 33 (10.51%) ASP.NET
4 33 (10.51%) CSS
5 32 (10.19%) SOAP
6 29 (9.24%) REST
6 29 (9.24%) Spring
7 26 (8.28%) XML
8 21 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (5.73%) HTML5
10 17 (5.41%) J2EE
11 13 (4.14%) Hibernate
11 13 (4.14%) JPA
12 12 (3.82%) Ajax
12 12 (3.82%) AngularJS
12 12 (3.82%) jQuery
13 9 (2.87%) Node.js
13 9 (2.87%) React
14 8 (2.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 79 (25.16%) Computer Science
2 63 (20.06%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (11.46%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.55%) iSeries
5 8 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.59%) CESG
6 5 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.59%) User Experience
7 4 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.96%) Fintech
8 3 (0.96%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.96%) Social Media
9 2 (0.64%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.32%) Blog
10 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.32%) EPoS
10 1 (0.32%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.83%) Windows
2 28 (8.92%) Linux
3 23 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 21 (6.69%) Android
5 20 (6.37%) Unix
6 14 (4.46%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.23%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.59%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.27%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.96%) OpenBSD
10 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (14.33%) Project Management
3 41 (13.06%) Software Engineering
4 31 (9.87%) SDLC
5 30 (9.55%) MVC
6 29 (9.24%) ITIL
6 29 (9.24%) Scrum
6 29 (9.24%) Web Development
7 24 (7.64%) TDD
8 23 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (7.01%) Business Analysis
9 22 (7.01%) Mathematics
9 22 (7.01%) Service Management
10 20 (6.37%) ITSM
11 19 (6.05%) Change Management
11 19 (6.05%) Process Management
12 18 (5.73%) Problem Management
12 18 (5.73%) Process Improvement
12 18 (5.73%) Unit Testing
13 17 (5.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 77 (24.52%) SQL
2 63 (20.06%) C#
3 61 (19.43%) Java
4 55 (17.52%) JavaScript
5 24 (7.64%) C++
6 23 (7.32%) PHP
7 22 (7.01%) Python
8 21 (6.69%) C
9 19 (6.05%) VB.NET
10 17 (5.41%) Objective-C
11 15 (4.78%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.87%) Scala
13 7 (2.23%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.91%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.59%) Ruby
16 4 (1.27%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.27%) Go
16 4 (1.27%) Perl
16 4 (1.27%) RPG
16 4 (1.27%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 28 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (6.69%) MCSE
3 20 (6.37%) HND
4 13 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (3.82%) ISEB
6 11 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (3.18%) PMI Certification
7 10 (3.18%) PMP
8 9 (2.87%) CISSP
8 9 (2.87%) ISTQB
9 8 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.55%) Postgraduate
9 8 (2.55%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.23%) CBAP
10 7 (2.23%) CCIE
10 7 (2.23%) CCNP
10 7 (2.23%) CISM
10 7 (2.23%) IIBA
11 6 (1.91%) MCP
11 6 (1.91%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (2.87%) SLA
2 8 (2.55%) QA
3 5 (1.59%) RMADS
4 2 (0.64%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.64%) MISRA
4 2 (0.64%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.32%) GCP
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) GLP
5 1 (0.32%) GMP
5 1 (0.32%) GxP
5 1 (0.32%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (8.28%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.69%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.18%) Firmware
5 8 (2.55%) HDFS
6 6 (1.91%) vSphere
7 4 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (3.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (1.27%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 80 (25.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.69%) Oracle
3 14 (4.46%) VMware
4 10 (3.18%) IBM
4 10 (3.18%) Sage
5 7 (2.23%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.23%) SolarWinds
6 6 (1.91%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.59%) Infoblox
8 4 (1.27%) 3PAR
8 4 (1.27%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.27%) Hortonworks
8 4 (1.27%) HP
8 4 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.96%) Adobe
9 3 (0.96%) Cisco
9 3 (0.96%) Google
9 3 (0.96%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.64%) SAP
10 2 (0.64%) Zend
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