Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 10 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 180 270 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.40% 13.68% 10.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.80% 63.08% 45.03%
Number of salaries quoted 140 177 195
Wales median annual salary £34,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,302 £22,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,750 £53,948
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 393 428 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.53% 21.69% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 328 289 409
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £23,850 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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 0 153 £35,000 -12.50% 62
Mid Wales -2 15 - - 5
West Wales -5 8 £25,000 -37.83% 9
North Wales -15 4 £28,000 -20.00% 10
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 71 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 40 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 38 (21.11%) Windows
4 38 (21.11%) ITIL
4 38 (21.11%) Computer Science
5 33 (18.33%) Java
5 33 (18.33%) SQL
6 32 (17.78%) Advertising
7 27 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 26 (14.44%) C#
8 26 (14.44%) Finance
9 25 (13.89%) JavaScript
9 25 (13.89%) Linux
9 25 (13.89%) Project Management
9 25 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (13.33%) Git (software)
11 23 (12.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 23 (12.78%) C
12 22 (12.22%) HTML
13 21 (11.67%) Python
14 19 (10.56%) HTTP
14 19 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (10.56%) VMware
14 19 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (10.00%) Web Development
15 18 (10.00%) Perl
15 18 (10.00%) .NET
16 17 (9.44%) Microsoft Office
16 17 (9.44%) SLA

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 16 (8.89%) IBM HTTP Server
1 16 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.22%) Appian
2 4 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.22%) SAS
3 3 (1.67%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (9.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.11%) Notepad++
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.22%) Azure
2 9 (5.00%) Office 365
3 6 (3.33%) AWS
3 6 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.22%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.67%) GCP
6 2 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.56%) HTTP
2 3 (1.67%) DHCP
2 3 (1.67%) DNS
3 2 (1.11%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.56%) Network Security
4 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.22%) GIS
4 4 (2.22%) MySQL
4 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.22%) Power BI
4 4 (2.22%) Redis
5 3 (1.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.11%) DB2
6 2 (1.11%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.11%) SAS EBI
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.56%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 24 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.22%) Subversion
3 12 (6.67%) Selenium
3 12 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.00%) Mocha
5 8 (4.44%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (3.89%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.89%) IntelliJ
6 7 (3.89%) Maven
6 7 (3.89%) Protractor
6 7 (3.89%) Visual Studio Code
6 7 (3.89%) WebDriver
7 6 (3.33%) JIRA
8 4 (2.22%) Liquibase
9 2 (1.11%) git-flow
9 2 (1.11%) gulp
9 2 (1.11%) webpack
General
1 32 (17.78%) Advertising
2 26 (14.44%) Finance
3 17 (9.44%) Telecoms
4 16 (8.89%) Banking
5 8 (4.44%) Games
6 6 (3.33%) Electronics
7 4 (2.22%) Billing
7 4 (2.22%) Law
7 4 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.22%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.22%) Retail
8 3 (1.67%) Environmental Health
8 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.11%) Marketing
9 2 (1.11%) Military
10 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (29.44%) Developer
2 37 (20.56%) Analyst
3 21 (11.67%) Junior
4 18 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (9.44%) Junior Developer
6 15 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 15 (8.33%) Consultant
6 15 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
7 14 (7.78%) Software Engineer
7 14 (7.78%) Test Analyst
8 13 (7.22%) .NET Developer
9 12 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
10 10 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.56%) Graduate
10 10 (5.56%) Senior Tester
10 10 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 10 (5.56%) Tester
11 8 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.44%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 8 (4.44%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.22%) HTML
2 18 (10.00%) .NET
3 16 (8.89%) Middleware
3 16 (8.89%) XML
4 8 (4.44%) Web Services
4 8 (4.44%) XHTML
5 7 (3.89%) Spring
6 6 (3.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.33%) CSS
7 5 (2.78%) DirectX
7 5 (2.78%) jQuery
7 5 (2.78%) OpenGL
7 5 (2.78%) Qt
7 5 (2.78%) REST
7 5 (2.78%) SOAP
8 4 (2.22%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.22%) J2EE
8 4 (2.22%) JMS
8 4 (2.22%) JSP
8 4 (2.22%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.89%) iSeries
2 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.56%) User Experience
4 9 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 9 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.78%) AS400
5 5 (2.78%) Social Media
6 4 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.11%) CCTV
8 2 (1.11%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.11%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.11%) Robotics
8 2 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.11%) Windows
2 25 (13.89%) Linux
3 16 (8.89%) OS/400
4 13 (7.22%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.44%) Android
6 6 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.22%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.67%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 38 (21.11%) Computer Science
3 38 (21.11%) ITIL
4 25 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (13.89%) Project Management
5 19 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (10.00%) Web Development
7 16 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (8.33%) Mathematics
8 15 (8.33%) Scrum
8 15 (8.33%) SDLC
8 15 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (8.33%) Validation
9 14 (7.78%) Mentoring
9 14 (7.78%) Test Automation
9 14 (7.78%) Test Scripting
10 13 (7.22%) Time Management
11 12 (6.67%) Regression Analysis
11 12 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.33%) Java
1 33 (18.33%) SQL
2 26 (14.44%) C#
3 25 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 23 (12.78%) C
5 21 (11.67%) Python
6 18 (10.00%) Perl
7 16 (8.89%) Bash Shell
7 16 (8.89%) Shell Script
8 13 (7.22%) C++
9 9 (5.00%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.22%) PHP
10 4 (2.22%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.11%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.11%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.11%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.11%) R
11 2 (1.11%) VBA
12 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (12.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (8.89%) IBM Certification
3 15 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.89%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.89%) Master's Degree
5 5 (2.78%) ISEB
6 3 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.11%) CISA
7 2 (1.11%) CISM
7 2 (1.11%) CISSP
7 2 (1.11%) CREST Certified
7 2 (1.11%) Cyber Scheme
7 2 (1.11%) GIAC
7 2 (1.11%) HND
7 2 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.11%) SANS
7 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) CISMP
8 1 (0.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.44%) SLA
2 7 (3.89%) QA
3 4 (2.22%) GDPR
4 3 (1.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.56%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 19 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.78%) Docker
3 3 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.56%) VMware
3 17 (9.44%) IBM
4 11 (6.11%) Guidewire
4 11 (6.11%) Oracle
5 7 (3.89%) SAP
6 4 (2.22%) Adobe
6 4 (2.22%) Kofax
6 4 (2.22%) UiPath
7 3 (1.67%) 3PAR
7 3 (1.67%) Cisco
7 3 (1.67%) Dell
7 3 (1.67%) NetApp
7 3 (1.67%) Remedy
7 3 (1.67%) Scality
7 3 (1.67%) Veeam
7 3 (1.67%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.11%) Google
8 2 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.11%) ServiceNow