Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 201 343 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.66% 12.97% 13.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.73% 48.31% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 175 325 318
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,200 £51,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 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 519 710 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.94% 26.85% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 432 608 708
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,434
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.23% +1.24%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,260
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -5 124 £35,000 - 14
West Wales -5 33 £37,500 -28.57% 2
North Wales -2 19 £35,000 +96.01% 3
Mid Wales -8 10 - -
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 65 (32.34%) Computer Science
2 62 (30.85%) C#
3 60 (29.85%) SQL
4 58 (28.86%) JavaScript
4 58 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (26.87%) HTML
6 53 (26.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 51 (25.37%) Java
8 50 (24.88%) CSS
9 45 (22.39%) Microsoft
10 43 (21.39%) SQL Server
11 42 (20.90%) Finance
12 41 (20.40%) .NET
13 37 (18.41%) Software Engineering
14 31 (15.42%) OO
15 30 (14.93%) OOP
15 30 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (12.44%) Oracle
18 24 (11.94%) Mathematics
19 23 (11.44%) Web Development
20 21 (10.45%) SDLC
21 20 (9.95%) Data Structures
21 20 (9.95%) Web Services
21 20 (9.95%) Windows
22 19 (9.45%) ASP.NET
23 18 (8.96%) Advertising
23 18 (8.96%) C++
24 17 (8.46%) Project Management
25 16 (7.96%) ITIL

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 4 (1.99%) IIS
2 3 (1.49%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.49%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.00%) SAS
3 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.00%) Windchill
6 1 (0.50%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.50%) InDesign
6 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.49%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.49%) Office 365
4 4 (1.99%) SaaS
5 2 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.00%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.50%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.97%) Firewall
2 8 (3.98%) DNS
3 7 (3.48%) VoIP
4 6 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (2.99%) DHCP
4 6 (2.99%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.49%) LAN
5 5 (2.49%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.49%) WAN
6 4 (1.99%) SMS
6 4 (1.99%) VPN
6 4 (1.99%) Wireless
6 4 (1.99%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.49%) BGP
7 3 (1.49%) Network Security
7 3 (1.49%) OSPF
8 2 (1.00%) 802.11
8 2 (1.00%) MPLS
8 2 (1.00%) RSVP
8 2 (1.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.98%) Power BI
4 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.48%) MySQL
6 6 (2.99%) Big Data
6 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.99%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.99%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.49%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.49%) OLAP
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.48%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.49%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.50%) JIRA
5 1 (0.50%) JMeter
5 1 (0.50%) Maven
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.50%) Subversion
5 1 (0.50%) Zephyr
General
1 42 (20.90%) Finance
2 18 (8.96%) Advertising
3 16 (7.96%) Retail
4 10 (4.98%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.98%) Marketing
5 8 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.49%) Electronics
6 5 (2.49%) Law
6 5 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.49%) Games
7 3 (1.49%) Military
8 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.50%) Avionics
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (35.82%) Developer
2 51 (25.37%) Analyst
3 32 (15.92%) Graduate
4 24 (11.94%) Business Analyst
5 22 (10.95%) Software Developer
6 21 (10.45%) Junior
7 19 (9.45%) .NET Developer
7 19 (9.45%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (6.47%) Graduate Developer
9 13 (6.47%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.47%) Graduate Software Developer
10 11 (5.47%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.98%) Junior Developer
11 10 (4.98%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.98%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (3.98%) .NET Software Developer
13 8 (3.98%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 8 (3.98%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (26.87%) HTML
2 50 (24.88%) CSS
3 41 (20.40%) .NET
4 20 (9.95%) Web Services
5 19 (9.45%) ASP.NET
6 14 (6.97%) XML
7 13 (6.47%) AngularJS
7 13 (6.47%) HTML5
8 10 (4.98%) CSS3
9 9 (4.48%) RESTful
10 8 (3.98%) .NET Framework
10 8 (3.98%) Spring
10 8 (3.98%) WCF
11 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (3.48%) REST
11 7 (3.48%) SOAP
12 6 (2.99%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.49%) Middleware
13 5 (2.49%) Oracle ADF
13 5 (2.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 65 (32.34%) Computer Science
2 27 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.95%) Data Structures
4 12 (5.97%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.98%) User Experience
6 9 (4.48%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.49%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.99%) iSeries
10 3 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.49%) VHDL
11 2 (1.00%) Blog
11 2 (1.00%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.00%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.00%) PKI
11 2 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (1.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.95%) Windows
2 11 (5.47%) Linux
3 10 (4.98%) Android
4 8 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.48%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.49%) Unix
7 2 (1.00%) CatOS
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.41%) Software Engineering
3 31 (15.42%) OO
4 30 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (14.93%) OOP
5 24 (11.94%) Mathematics
6 23 (11.44%) Web Development
7 21 (10.45%) SDLC
8 17 (8.46%) Project Management
9 16 (7.96%) Business Analysis
9 16 (7.96%) ITIL
9 16 (7.96%) MVC
10 15 (7.46%) Service Management
11 13 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.47%) Scrum
11 13 (6.47%) Service Delivery
11 13 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.97%) Analytics
12 12 (5.97%) Information Security
12 12 (5.97%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.85%) C#
2 60 (29.85%) SQL
3 58 (28.86%) JavaScript
4 51 (25.37%) Java
5 18 (8.96%) C++
6 13 (6.47%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.47%) Python
7 11 (5.47%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.98%) VB
9 8 (3.98%) C
9 8 (3.98%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.49%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.49%) Perl
11 5 (2.49%) PHP
12 4 (1.99%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.99%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.99%) R
12 4 (1.99%) VBA
13 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (26.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.48%) ISEB
5 8 (3.98%) CBAP
5 8 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.48%) CCNP
7 6 (2.99%) CCNA
7 6 (2.99%) IIBA
7 6 (2.99%) MCITP
7 6 (2.99%) MCSE
8 5 (2.49%) HND
8 5 (2.49%) PhD
9 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.50%) CCDP
11 1 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.46%) SLA
2 10 (4.98%) QA
3 6 (2.99%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.49%) Firmware
4 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.00%) NFS
5 2 (1.00%) vSphere
6 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.44%) Oracle
3 9 (4.48%) Cisco
4 8 (3.98%) VMware
5 7 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.48%) SAP
6 6 (2.99%) IBM
7 5 (2.49%) HP
7 5 (2.49%) Tableau
8 4 (1.99%) 3PAR
8 4 (1.99%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.99%) Veeam
8 4 (1.99%) Veritas
9 3 (1.49%) F5
10 2 (1.00%) Avaya
10 2 (1.00%) Google
10 2 (1.00%) Nortel
10 2 (1.00%) PTC
10 2 (1.00%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.50%) Citrix