Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 17 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 183 314 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.50% 11.92% 14.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.40% 43.73% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 160 294 323
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £20,450 £19,750 £19,550
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,750 £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 442 718 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.95% 27.25% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 374 616 736
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.04% +6.43%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +1 127 £37,500 +7.14% 6
West Wales -14 22 £37,500 -28.57% 4
North Wales -5 14 £35,000 +96.01% 4
Mid Wales -2 9 - -
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 61 (33.33%) C#
2 59 (32.24%) Computer Science
3 53 (28.96%) JavaScript
4 51 (27.87%) Java
4 51 (27.87%) Finance
5 50 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (26.23%) HTML
7 47 (25.68%) SQL
7 47 (25.68%) CSS
8 45 (24.59%) Computer Science Degree
9 41 (22.40%) .NET
10 40 (21.86%) Microsoft
11 39 (21.31%) Software Engineering
12 38 (20.77%) SQL Server
13 30 (16.39%) OO
14 28 (15.30%) OOP
14 28 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (13.11%) Web Development
15 24 (13.11%) Project Management
16 22 (12.02%) Oracle
16 22 (12.02%) Web Services
16 22 (12.02%) Mathematics
17 21 (11.48%) Service Management
18 20 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (10.93%) ASP.NET
18 20 (10.93%) Business Analysis
19 19 (10.38%) Windows
19 19 (10.38%) Advertising
19 19 (10.38%) MVC
20 18 (9.84%) SDLC

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 3 (1.64%) IIS
1 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.09%) CMS
2 2 (1.09%) Drupal
2 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.09%) SAS
2 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.64%) Windchill
6 2 (1.09%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.55%) InDesign
7 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.64%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.09%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.73%) Office 365
3 4 (2.19%) SaaS
4 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.55%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.55%) npm
5 1 (0.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) Ethernet
2 4 (2.19%) DNS
2 4 (2.19%) Firewall
2 4 (2.19%) VoIP
3 3 (1.64%) BGP
3 3 (1.64%) VRRP
4 2 (1.09%) 802.11
4 2 (1.09%) Broadband
4 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.09%) DHCP
4 2 (1.09%) GPON
4 2 (1.09%) LAN
4 2 (1.09%) MPLS
4 2 (1.09%) OSPF
4 2 (1.09%) RSVP
4 2 (1.09%) SMS
4 2 (1.09%) SNMP
4 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.09%) VPN
5 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.37%) MySQL
3 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.19%) Big Data
5 4 (2.19%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.09%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.73%) TeamCity
2 5 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.55%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.55%) JMeter
4 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.55%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.55%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.55%) Selenium
4 1 (0.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 51 (27.87%) Finance
2 19 (10.38%) Advertising
3 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.83%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.28%) Marketing
5 6 (3.28%) Retail
6 5 (2.73%) Electronics
6 5 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.19%) Law
7 4 (2.19%) Military
8 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.09%) Billing
8 2 (1.09%) Games
8 2 (1.09%) Publishing
8 2 (1.09%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.55%) Avionics
9 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (36.61%) Developer
2 40 (21.86%) Analyst
3 38 (20.77%) Graduate
4 24 (13.11%) Business Analyst
5 21 (11.48%) Software Developer
6 19 (10.38%) Junior
7 17 (9.29%) .NET Developer
7 17 (9.29%) C# Developer
8 14 (7.65%) Java Developer
9 13 (7.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (7.10%) Graduate Developer
9 13 (7.10%) Senior Developer
10 12 (6.56%) Auditor
10 12 (6.56%) IT Auditor
10 12 (6.56%) IT Graduate
11 11 (6.01%) Graduate Software Developer
11 11 (6.01%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.92%) Junior Developer
13 8 (4.37%) Financial Business Analyst
13 8 (4.37%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.23%) HTML
2 47 (25.68%) CSS
3 41 (22.40%) .NET
4 22 (12.02%) Web Services
5 20 (10.93%) ASP.NET
6 13 (7.10%) XML
7 11 (6.01%) HTML5
8 10 (5.46%) AngularJS
8 10 (5.46%) Spring
9 9 (4.92%) REST
9 9 (4.92%) RESTful
10 8 (4.37%) .NET Framework
10 8 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (4.37%) CSS3
10 8 (4.37%) SOAP
10 8 (4.37%) WCF
11 5 (2.73%) Ajax
11 5 (2.73%) Entity Framework
11 5 (2.73%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.73%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 59 (32.24%) Computer Science
2 28 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.74%) Data Structures
4 12 (6.56%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.37%) User Experience
6 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.28%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.09%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.09%) VHDL
8 2 (1.09%) VLE
9 1 (0.55%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.55%) Social Media
9 1 (0.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.38%) Windows
2 11 (6.01%) Linux
3 9 (4.92%) Android
4 7 (3.83%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.19%) Unix
7 1 (0.55%) CentOS
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.31%) Software Engineering
3 30 (16.39%) OO
4 28 (15.30%) OOP
5 24 (13.11%) Project Management
5 24 (13.11%) Web Development
6 22 (12.02%) Mathematics
7 21 (11.48%) Service Management
8 20 (10.93%) Business Analysis
8 20 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (10.38%) MVC
10 18 (9.84%) SDLC
11 17 (9.29%) ITIL
12 14 (7.65%) Risk Management
13 12 (6.56%) Economics
13 12 (6.56%) Internal Audit
13 12 (6.56%) IT Audit
13 12 (6.56%) Physics
13 12 (6.56%) Scrum
13 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (33.33%) C#
2 53 (28.96%) JavaScript
3 51 (27.87%) Java
4 47 (25.68%) SQL
5 17 (9.29%) C++
6 10 (5.46%) Python
6 10 (5.46%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.92%) VB
8 8 (4.37%) C
9 7 (3.83%) PHP
10 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.28%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.19%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.19%) Perl
11 4 (2.19%) VBA
12 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.64%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.09%) R
13 2 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (24.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (5.46%) CBAP
3 9 (4.92%) ISEB
3 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.37%) IIBA
5 7 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.28%) HND
7 5 (2.73%) PhD
8 3 (1.64%) CCNP
8 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.64%) MCITP
8 3 (1.64%) MCSE
8 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.09%) CCNA
9 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.55%) CCDP
10 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) ISO 9001
1 12 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (6.56%) QA
2 9 (4.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.09%) PMO
4 1 (0.55%) Def Stans
System Software
1 6 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.73%) Firmware
3 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.55%) Grafana
3 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.02%) Oracle
3 8 (4.37%) SAP
4 5 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.19%) HP
6 3 (1.64%) 3PAR
6 3 (1.64%) Cisco
6 3 (1.64%) PTC
6 3 (1.64%) Veeam
6 3 (1.64%) Veritas
6 3 (1.64%) VMware
6 3 (1.64%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.09%) Google
8 1 (0.55%) Apple
8 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.55%) Infor
8 1 (0.55%) MAPICS
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.55%) WSO2