Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 15 15
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 289 284 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.41% 13.69% 11.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.08% 51.54% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 171 215 253
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,388
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.93% +3.96%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 451 551 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.05% 26.57% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 290 413 626
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.52% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,650 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,014 £52,500
UK median annual salary £49,552 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.12% - -

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018. 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 -3 132 £40,000 - 43
Mid Wales +1 112 £21,500 -52.22% 4
West Wales +12 29 £40,210 +5.47% 7
North Wales -3 16 £40,000 +38.54% 7
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Degree.

1 125 (43.25%) ITIL
2 90 (31.14%) Management Information System
3 88 (30.45%) Problem-Solving
4 85 (29.41%) SQL
5 84 (29.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 78 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (26.99%) Microsoft
7 72 (24.91%) JavaScript
8 70 (24.22%) Computer Science
9 69 (23.88%) Decision-Making
10 68 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
11 63 (21.80%) Windows
12 58 (20.07%) Service Management
13 57 (19.72%) ITSM
14 56 (19.38%) Process Improvement
14 56 (19.38%) Mentoring
15 53 (18.34%) Stakeholder Management
16 52 (17.99%) User Experience
17 51 (17.65%) SLA
17 51 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
18 50 (17.30%) Business Process Improvement
19 49 (16.96%) Service Delivery
19 49 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
20 47 (16.26%) HTML
21 45 (15.57%) Linux
22 44 (15.22%) Proactive Management
23 43 (14.88%) SQL Server
24 40 (13.84%) Windows Server
25 38 (13.15%) Finance
25 38 (13.15%) Oracle

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 20 (6.92%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.15%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.04%) CMS
5 1 (0.35%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.35%) IIS
5 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.15%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (0.69%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.69%) Windchill
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Simulink
5 1 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.19%) IaaS
3 5 (1.73%) Office 365
4 3 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.00%) DNS
2 10 (3.46%) LAN
2 10 (3.46%) WAN
3 9 (3.11%) Firewall
4 8 (2.77%) DHCP
5 7 (2.42%) Wireless
6 5 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.73%) HTTP
6 5 (1.73%) VPN
7 4 (1.38%) Network Security
7 4 (1.38%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.69%) BGP
8 2 (0.69%) Internet
8 2 (0.69%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.69%) OSPF
8 2 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.35%) 802.11
9 1 (0.35%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.35%) IGRP
9 1 (0.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.46%) Relational Database
3 26 (9.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.84%) MySQL
5 14 (4.84%) Power BI
6 12 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.46%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.38%) Data Mart
9 4 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.38%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (1.04%) Biml
10 3 (1.04%) Redis
10 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.69%) Big Data
11 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (7.27%) JIRA
2 8 (2.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (2.08%) Rational Team Concert
4 4 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.38%) Selenium
5 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.04%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (1.04%) Liquibase
5 3 (1.04%) Subversion
5 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.69%) JMeter
6 2 (0.69%) Rational Quality Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Gatling
7 1 (0.35%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.35%) Maven
7 1 (0.35%) Protractor
7 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (13.15%) Finance
2 16 (5.54%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.81%) Aerospace
4 9 (3.11%) Advertising
4 9 (3.11%) Automotive
4 9 (3.11%) Electronics
4 9 (3.11%) Retail
5 8 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.08%) Banking
6 6 (2.08%) Legal
6 6 (2.08%) Military
7 3 (1.04%) Billing
7 3 (1.04%) Marketing
7 3 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.35%) Avionics
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 96 (33.22%) Analyst
2 39 (13.49%) Developer
3 31 (10.73%) Senior Analyst
4 30 (10.38%) IT Analyst
5 21 (7.27%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 21 (7.27%) Solutions Analyst
6 15 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.84%) Research Analyst
8 12 (4.15%) Administrator
8 12 (4.15%) Service Analyst
9 11 (3.81%) .NET Developer
9 11 (3.81%) Consultant
9 11 (3.81%) Project Manager
9 11 (3.81%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.46%) Database Engineer
11 9 (3.11%) Junior
11 9 (3.11%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (3.11%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.11%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (2.77%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.26%) HTML
2 32 (11.07%) CSS
3 30 (10.38%) XML
4 29 (10.03%) .NET
5 20 (6.92%) Web Services
6 19 (6.57%) REST
6 19 (6.57%) SOAP
7 14 (4.84%) HTML5
8 11 (3.81%) AngularJS
9 10 (3.46%) Aurelia
10 8 (2.77%) JSON
11 7 (2.42%) .NET Core
12 6 (2.08%) Visualforce
13 5 (1.73%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.73%) jQuery
14 4 (1.38%) Ajax
14 4 (1.38%) Spring
15 3 (1.04%) CSS3
15 3 (1.04%) Django
15 3 (1.04%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 90 (31.14%) Management Information System
2 70 (24.22%) Computer Science
3 68 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
4 52 (17.99%) User Experience
5 49 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (5.19%) Driving Licence
7 10 (3.46%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.77%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (2.77%) PKI
9 5 (1.73%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.38%) CMDB
11 3 (1.04%) AS400
11 3 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.04%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.04%) Social Media
11 3 (1.04%) VHDL
12 2 (0.69%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.35%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.80%) Windows
2 45 (15.57%) Linux
3 40 (13.84%) Windows Server
4 23 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.73%) Android
6 5 (1.73%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.38%) Unix
8 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.35%) CatOS
9 1 (0.35%) CentOS
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (43.25%) ITIL
2 88 (30.45%) Problem-Solving
3 84 (29.07%) Continuous Improvement
4 78 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (23.88%) Decision-Making
6 58 (20.07%) Service Management
7 57 (19.72%) ITSM
8 56 (19.38%) Mentoring
8 56 (19.38%) Process Improvement
9 53 (18.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (17.30%) Business Process Improvement
11 49 (16.96%) Service Delivery
12 44 (15.22%) Proactive Management
13 36 (12.46%) Business Analysis
13 36 (12.46%) Incident Management
13 36 (12.46%) Project Management
14 32 (11.07%) Problem Management
14 32 (11.07%) Release Management
15 30 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (10.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 85 (29.41%) SQL
2 72 (24.91%) JavaScript
3 35 (12.11%) C#
4 32 (11.07%) Java
5 29 (10.03%) PowerShell
6 20 (6.92%) C
7 16 (5.54%) C++
7 16 (5.54%) VB
8 12 (4.15%) PHP
8 12 (4.15%) Python
9 10 (3.46%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.11%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.42%) Embedded C
12 6 (2.08%) Apex Code
12 6 (2.08%) Java 8
13 4 (1.38%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.38%) Perl
13 4 (1.38%) VBA
14 2 (0.69%) Groovy
15 1 (0.35%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 51 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (10.38%) ITIL Certification
3 27 (9.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (7.27%) Security Cleared
5 19 (6.57%) SC Cleared
6 17 (5.88%) MCITP
7 16 (5.54%) MCSA
8 15 (5.19%) MCSE
9 12 (4.15%) Postgraduate
10 9 (3.11%) CISSP
11 7 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (2.42%) ISEB
11 7 (2.42%) Master's Degree
12 6 (2.08%) CISM
12 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.73%) CCNP
14 4 (1.38%) CBAP
14 4 (1.38%) OCA
14 4 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (17.65%) SLA
2 36 (12.46%) QA
3 4 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.38%) Def Stans
3 4 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.38%) PMO
4 3 (1.04%) GDPR
4 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.04%) MISRA
5 2 (0.69%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.69%) GAAP
6 1 (0.35%) COSHH
6 1 (0.35%) DO-254
6 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.35%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 34 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 27 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.65%) Active Directory
4 15 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.42%) Docker
6 6 (2.08%) Firmware
7 5 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.69%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.46%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.73%) SCOM
2 5 (1.73%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.69%) Ansible
3 2 (0.69%) PTC Integrity
4 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 78 (26.99%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.15%) Oracle
3 27 (9.34%) VMware
4 17 (5.88%) Veeam
5 16 (5.54%) HP
6 11 (3.81%) 3PAR
7 10 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (3.46%) Veritas
8 8 (2.77%) IBM
9 6 (2.08%) Cisco
10 4 (1.38%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.04%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.04%) Cognos
11 3 (1.04%) Guidewire
11 3 (1.04%) SAP
12 2 (0.69%) Facebook
12 2 (0.69%) Google
12 2 (0.69%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.69%) PTC
12 2 (0.69%) Twitter