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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 17 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 138 126 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.83% 9.62% 11.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.12% 38.30% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 113 113 130
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,747 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,750
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 255 329 431
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.55% 25.11% 30.76%
Number of salaries quoted 204 279 361
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,747 £21,325 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,450 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +9 110 £40,000 - 8
North Wales +7 12 £30,000 -29.41%
West Wales - 11 £37,500 - 1
Mid Wales -1 5 - -
Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 89 (31.90%) Finance
2 88 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (24.01%) Computer Science
4 66 (23.66%) SQL
4 66 (23.66%) .NET
5 64 (22.94%) C#
5 64 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
6 59 (21.15%) Microsoft
7 54 (19.35%) Project Management
8 52 (18.64%) JavaScript
9 49 (17.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 43 (15.41%) SQL Server
11 38 (13.62%) Windows
12 37 (13.26%) Java
12 37 (13.26%) Management Information System
13 35 (12.54%) HTML
14 34 (12.19%) MVC
14 34 (12.19%) Business Analysis
15 33 (11.83%) Web Services
16 32 (11.47%) Advertising
16 32 (11.47%) Software Engineering
17 31 (11.11%) ASP.NET
18 29 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
19 28 (10.04%) Service Management
20 26 (9.32%) SOAP
20 26 (9.32%) XML
21 25 (8.96%) REST
22 24 (8.60%) Process Improvement
22 24 (8.60%) CSS
22 24 (8.60%) 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 13 (4.66%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (3.23%) Drupal
3 8 (2.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.15%) CMS
5 5 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.43%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.08%) Apache
7 3 (1.08%) JBoss
7 3 (1.08%) nginx
7 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.72%) Documentum
8 2 (0.72%) FileNet
8 2 (0.72%) IIS
8 2 (0.72%) Liferay
8 2 (0.72%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.72%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.72%) SAS
8 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.51%) Doxygen
5 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.43%) Windchill
7 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.36%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.36%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 9 (3.23%) Sage 200
1 9 (3.23%) Sage 50
2 6 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.15%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.08%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.72%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (3.23%) SaaS
2 8 (2.87%) IaaS
2 8 (2.87%) PaaS
3 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.79%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.36%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.23%) Firewall
2 7 (2.51%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.08%) IPsec
4 3 (1.08%) LAN
4 3 (1.08%) LDAP
4 3 (1.08%) VPN
5 2 (0.72%) BGP
5 2 (0.72%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (0.72%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.72%) FWSM
5 2 (0.72%) HSRP
5 2 (0.72%) Network Security
5 2 (0.72%) VoIP
5 2 (0.72%) VRRP
5 2 (0.72%) Wireless
6 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.02%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.87%) MySQL
5 8 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.15%) Big Data
6 6 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.08%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.72%) Power BI
9 2 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.66%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.58%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.87%) SoapUI
5 7 (2.51%) NUnit
6 5 (1.79%) JMeter
6 5 (1.79%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.79%) LoadUI
6 5 (1.79%) Ranorex
6 5 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (1.79%) Selenium
6 5 (1.79%) Xcode
7 4 (1.43%) Subversion
8 3 (1.08%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.08%) Ant
8 3 (1.08%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.08%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
General
1 89 (31.90%) Finance
2 32 (11.47%) Advertising
3 15 (5.38%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.66%) Marketing
5 9 (3.23%) Publishing
6 6 (2.15%) Military
6 6 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.15%) Welsh Language
7 4 (1.43%) Electronics
7 4 (1.43%) Games
7 4 (1.43%) Retail
8 3 (1.08%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.08%) Billing
9 2 (0.72%) Automotive
9 2 (0.72%) Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Law
9 2 (0.72%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Avionics
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (23.30%) Developer
2 55 (19.71%) Analyst
3 29 (10.39%) Graduate
4 27 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 25 (8.96%) Business Analyst
6 21 (7.53%) C# Developer
7 20 (7.17%) Consultant
8 18 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (5.38%) BPM Consultant
9 15 (5.38%) Software Developer
10 14 (5.02%) Auditor
10 14 (5.02%) IT Auditor
10 14 (5.02%) IT Graduate
11 13 (4.66%) Business Process Consultant
11 13 (4.66%) Java Developer
12 12 (4.30%) Finance Business Analyst
12 12 (4.30%) Financial Analyst
12 12 (4.30%) Financial Business Analyst
12 12 (4.30%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 12 (4.30%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (23.66%) .NET
2 35 (12.54%) HTML
3 33 (11.83%) Web Services
4 31 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 26 (9.32%) SOAP
5 26 (9.32%) XML
6 25 (8.96%) REST
7 24 (8.60%) CSS
8 17 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (5.02%) jQuery
10 13 (4.66%) AngularJS
11 12 (4.30%) Spring
12 11 (3.94%) JSON
13 10 (3.58%) HTML5
14 8 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (2.51%) J2EE
15 7 (2.51%) React
15 7 (2.51%) WCF
16 6 (2.15%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 67 (24.01%) Computer Science
2 64 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (13.26%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.79%) CESG
7 5 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.08%) Social Media
8 3 (1.08%) User Experience
9 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.36%) Fintech
10 1 (0.36%) iSeries
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.36%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.36%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.62%) Windows
2 19 (6.81%) Linux
3 15 (5.38%) Android
4 14 (5.02%) Unix
5 13 (4.66%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.58%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.43%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.08%) OpenBSD
8 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.72%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (19.35%) Project Management
3 34 (12.19%) Business Analysis
3 34 (12.19%) MVC
4 32 (11.47%) Software Engineering
5 28 (10.04%) Service Management
6 24 (8.60%) ITIL
6 24 (8.60%) Process Improvement
7 23 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (7.89%) Mathematics
8 22 (7.89%) Scrum
9 21 (7.53%) Process Management
9 21 (7.53%) Risk Management
10 19 (6.81%) SDLC
10 19 (6.81%) Web Development
11 16 (5.73%) Data Integration
11 16 (5.73%) ETL
11 16 (5.73%) Test Automation
11 16 (5.73%) Validation
12 15 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 66 (23.66%) SQL
2 64 (22.94%) C#
3 52 (18.64%) JavaScript
4 37 (13.26%) Java
5 21 (7.53%) PHP
6 16 (5.73%) C
7 15 (5.38%) T-SQL
8 14 (5.02%) C++
9 13 (4.66%) Python
10 11 (3.94%) Objective-C
11 9 (3.23%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.15%) VB
13 4 (1.43%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.08%) ES6
14 3 (1.08%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.72%) Perl
15 2 (0.72%) R
15 2 (0.72%) VBScript
16 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (17.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (7.53%) HND
3 14 (5.02%) ISEB
4 12 (4.30%) CBAP
4 12 (4.30%) IIBA
5 11 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.23%) CCNP
6 9 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.87%) CISSP
7 8 (2.87%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.87%) PMP
7 8 (2.87%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.51%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (2.15%) CISM
9 6 (2.15%) Master's Degree
9 6 (2.15%) Postgraduate
10 5 (1.79%) CCIE
10 5 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.02%) ISO 9001
3 12 (4.30%) QA
4 6 (2.15%) SLA
5 5 (1.79%) RMADS
6 3 (1.08%) Def Stans
6 3 (1.08%) PMO
7 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.36%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.36%) GCP
8 1 (0.36%) GDPR
8 1 (0.36%) GLP
8 1 (0.36%) GMP
8 1 (0.36%) GxP
8 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.36%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.36%) MISRA
8 1 (0.36%) MISRA C
System Software
1 12 (4.30%) Firmware
2 7 (2.51%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Terraform
2 2 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (0.72%) Grafana
2 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 59 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.30%) Oracle
3 9 (3.23%) Sage
4 8 (2.87%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.15%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.15%) IBM
5 6 (2.15%) VMware
6 5 (1.79%) Infoblox
6 5 (1.79%) SAP
6 5 (1.79%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.43%) Cisco
7 4 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.43%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.08%) Adobe
8 3 (1.08%) Google
8 3 (1.08%) HP
8 3 (1.08%) PTC
8 3 (1.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.72%) FatWire
9 2 (0.72%) OpenText
Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Starting Salary: £20,000
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Link Financial
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: 20 hours ago
Abertillery, Gwent
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Bristol DT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago