Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 111 117
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 50 48 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.47% 1.84% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 1.90% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 43
Wales median annual salary £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £20,000 £18,500 £16,250
90th Percentile £27,350 £27,525 £27,400
UK median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1973 2522 2699
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 96.59% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 2182 2276
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,825 £22,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Wales

Graduate
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in Wales.

Salary trend for Graduate in Wales

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Wales

Graduate
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 +30 36 £22,750 +2.25% 2
North Wales - 4 - - 1
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 35 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 32 (64.00%) Degree
3 30 (60.00%) C#
4 25 (50.00%) Java
5 24 (48.00%) HTML
6 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
7 22 (44.00%) CSS
8 21 (42.00%) OO
9 20 (40.00%) OOP
10 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
11 18 (36.00%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
13 16 (32.00%) Finance
13 16 (32.00%) Web Development
14 14 (28.00%) .NET
15 13 (26.00%) C++
16 12 (24.00%) Oracle
16 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (24.00%) Mathematics
16 12 (24.00%) Physics
17 11 (22.00%) SQL
17 11 (22.00%) Data Structures
17 11 (22.00%) SDLC
18 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
18 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
19 9 (18.00%) WPF
19 9 (18.00%) TDD
20 8 (16.00%) MVC
20 8 (16.00%) Information Security

Graduate Skill Set
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 5 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Hyperconnected
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.00%) Moq
2 3 (6.00%) MSTest
2 3 (6.00%) NUnit
2 3 (6.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Games
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) HTML
2 22 (44.00%) CSS
3 14 (28.00%) .NET
4 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (18.00%) WPF
6 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (16.00%) WCF
7 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 5 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (10.00%) MSMQ
9 5 (10.00%) RESTful
10 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (6.00%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (6.00%) Spring.NET
10 3 (6.00%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (6.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (22.00%) Data Structures
3 8 (16.00%) Algorithms
4 5 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) OO
2 20 (40.00%) OOP
3 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (32.00%) Web Development
5 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (24.00%) Mathematics
5 12 (24.00%) Physics
6 11 (22.00%) SDLC
7 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (18.00%) TDD
9 8 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (16.00%) Information Security
9 8 (16.00%) Kanban
9 8 (16.00%) MVC
9 8 (16.00%) Refactoring
9 8 (16.00%) Web Application Development
10 5 (10.00%) Internal Audit
10 5 (10.00%) IT Audit
10 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) C#
2 25 (50.00%) Java
3 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.00%) C++
5 11 (22.00%) SQL
6 5 (10.00%) F#
6 5 (10.00%) Ruby
7 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
8 3 (6.00%) Python
9 2 (4.00%) PHP
9 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (64.00%) Degree
2 18 (36.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Google
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter