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

Degree
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 145 168 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.17% 12.05% 8.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.85% 40.58% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 89 118 92
Median salary £37,725 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £21,600
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 303 414 308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 27.52% 29.70% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 216 343 261
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 £25,020 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 28 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 28 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 -4 99 £38,112 +8.89% 13
Mid Wales +1 25 £45,000 - 2
West Wales 0 16 £40,000 +66.66% 3
North Wales -5 1 £21,000 -6.66% 6
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (28.80%) Finance
3 81 (25.63%) Microsoft
4 79 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 78 (24.68%) SQL
6 69 (21.84%) .NET
7 63 (19.94%) C#
8 61 (19.30%) Java
9 60 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
10 55 (17.41%) JavaScript
10 55 (17.41%) HTML
11 54 (17.09%) Windows
12 48 (15.19%) MS Excel
13 46 (14.56%) Project Management
14 45 (14.24%) SQL Server
15 42 (13.29%) Software Engineering
16 40 (12.66%) Web Services
17 36 (11.39%) Management Information System
18 34 (10.76%) Advertising
18 34 (10.76%) ASP.NET
18 34 (10.76%) CSS
19 33 (10.44%) SOAP
20 31 (9.81%) SDLC
21 30 (9.49%) REST
21 30 (9.49%) ITIL
21 30 (9.49%) Spring
22 29 (9.18%) Scrum
22 29 (9.18%) MVC
23 28 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
23 28 (8.86%) Web Development

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 (4.75%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (3.48%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.85%) Apache
4 8 (2.53%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.58%) Drupal
5 5 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.27%) JBoss
6 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.95%) CMS
7 3 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.95%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.95%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.63%) IIS
8 2 (0.63%) nginx
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 48 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.33%) MS Office
3 4 (1.27%) Doxygen
4 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 9 (2.85%) Sage 200
1 9 (2.85%) Sage 50
2 5 (1.58%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.11%) IaaS
2 13 (4.11%) PaaS
3 12 (3.80%) Office 365
3 12 (3.80%) SaaS
4 9 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.32%) AdWords
7 1 (0.32%) GitHub
7 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.32%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.48%) Firewall
2 9 (2.85%) LAN
2 9 (2.85%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.85%) WAN
3 7 (2.22%) VPN
4 6 (1.90%) IPsec
5 5 (1.58%) SSL
5 5 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.27%) DHCP
6 4 (1.27%) DNS
6 4 (1.27%) Network Security
7 3 (0.95%) Broadband
7 3 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.95%) Skype
7 3 (0.95%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.95%) Wireless
8 2 (0.63%) 3G
8 2 (0.63%) 4G
8 2 (0.63%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (4.43%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.48%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.53%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.22%) MySQL
10 6 (1.90%) Big Data
10 6 (1.90%) HBase
11 5 (1.58%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.27%) Sqoop
13 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.63%) Pentaho
14 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.11%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.48%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.16%) JMeter
4 10 (3.16%) Selenium
5 9 (2.85%) Eclipse
5 9 (2.85%) Maven
5 9 (2.85%) SoapUI
5 9 (2.85%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.22%) Grunt
7 6 (1.90%) gulp
7 6 (1.90%) NUnit
7 6 (1.90%) webpack
8 5 (1.58%) 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 (0.95%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
General
1 91 (28.80%) Finance
2 34 (10.76%) Advertising
3 18 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.43%) Banking
4 14 (4.43%) Marketing
5 13 (4.11%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.48%) Retail
7 7 (2.22%) Games
8 5 (1.58%) Publishing
9 4 (1.27%) Military
9 4 (1.27%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.95%) Automotive
10 3 (0.95%) Electronics
11 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (25.32%) Developer
2 78 (24.68%) Analyst
3 26 (8.23%) Senior Analyst
4 23 (7.28%) Java Developer
5 21 (6.65%) Business Analyst
5 21 (6.65%) Graduate
6 20 (6.33%) Junior
7 19 (6.01%) .NET Developer
7 19 (6.01%) Software Engineer
8 18 (5.70%) Support Analyst
9 17 (5.38%) Applications Support
9 17 (5.38%) Applications Support Analyst
9 17 (5.38%) Software Developer
10 16 (5.06%) Consultant
10 16 (5.06%) Project Manager
11 14 (4.43%) Junior Developer
12 13 (4.11%) IT Manager
13 12 (3.80%) Analyst Programmer
13 12 (3.80%) Programmer
13 12 (3.80%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (21.84%) .NET
2 55 (17.41%) HTML
3 40 (12.66%) Web Services
4 34 (10.76%) ASP.NET
4 34 (10.76%) CSS
5 33 (10.44%) SOAP
6 30 (9.49%) REST
6 30 (9.49%) Spring
7 26 (8.23%) XML
8 21 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (6.01%) HTML5
10 17 (5.38%) J2EE
11 14 (4.43%) JPA
12 13 (4.11%) Hibernate
13 12 (3.80%) Ajax
13 12 (3.80%) AngularJS
13 12 (3.80%) jQuery
14 9 (2.85%) CSS3
15 8 (2.53%) Node.js
15 8 (2.53%) React
Miscellaneous
1 79 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 60 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (11.39%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.85%) iSeries
6 7 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.58%) CESG
7 5 (1.58%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.58%) User Experience
8 4 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.95%) Fintech
10 2 (0.63%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.63%) Social Media
11 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.32%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.32%) EPoS
11 1 (0.32%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.09%) Windows
2 27 (8.54%) Linux
3 22 (6.96%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.33%) Android
5 19 (6.01%) Unix
6 14 (4.43%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.90%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.58%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.27%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.63%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (14.56%) Project Management
3 42 (13.29%) Software Engineering
4 31 (9.81%) SDLC
5 30 (9.49%) ITIL
6 29 (9.18%) MVC
6 29 (9.18%) Scrum
7 28 (8.86%) Web Development
8 24 (7.59%) TDD
9 23 (7.28%) Business Analysis
10 22 (6.96%) Service Management
11 21 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (6.65%) Mathematics
12 20 (6.33%) ITSM
12 20 (6.33%) Process Management
13 19 (6.01%) Change Management
13 19 (6.01%) Process Improvement
14 18 (5.70%) Problem Management
14 18 (5.70%) Unit Testing
15 17 (5.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 78 (24.68%) SQL
2 63 (19.94%) C#
3 61 (19.30%) Java
4 55 (17.41%) JavaScript
5 23 (7.28%) C++
6 22 (6.96%) PHP
7 21 (6.65%) Python
8 20 (6.33%) C
9 19 (6.01%) VB.NET
10 16 (5.06%) Objective-C
10 16 (5.06%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.85%) Scala
12 7 (2.22%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.90%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.58%) Ruby
15 4 (1.27%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.27%) Go
15 4 (1.27%) Perl
15 4 (1.27%) RPG
15 4 (1.27%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 28 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (6.65%) HND
2 21 (6.65%) MCSE
3 13 (4.11%) ISEB
3 13 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (3.16%) CISSP
5 10 (3.16%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.16%) PMP
6 9 (2.85%) ISTQB
7 8 (2.53%) CBAP
7 8 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.53%) CISM
7 8 (2.53%) IIBA
7 8 (2.53%) Postgraduate
7 8 (2.53%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.22%) CCIE
8 7 (2.22%) CCNP
9 6 (1.90%) MCP
9 6 (1.90%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (2.85%) SLA
2 8 (2.53%) QA
3 5 (1.58%) RMADS
4 2 (0.63%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.63%) MISRA
4 2 (0.63%) 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 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.65%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.85%) Firmware
5 8 (2.53%) HDFS
6 6 (1.90%) vSphere
7 3 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (4.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (1.27%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 81 (25.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.33%) Oracle
3 13 (4.11%) VMware
4 11 (3.48%) IBM
5 10 (3.16%) Sage
6 7 (2.22%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 6 (1.90%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.58%) Infoblox
9 4 (1.27%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.27%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.27%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.27%) HP
10 3 (0.95%) Adobe
10 3 (0.95%) Cisco
10 3 (0.95%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.63%) Google
11 2 (0.63%) SAP
11 2 (0.63%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.63%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Llanelli
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Denbigh, Clwyd
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newquay, Cornwall
King's Service Centre
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Denbighshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newquay, Cornwall
King's Service Centre
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Denbighshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Flintshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Deeside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Flintshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
international baccalaureate
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 18 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
GM Financial
Posted: 25 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago