Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 28 21
Rank change year-on-year +16 -7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 30 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 13.10% 9.79% 11.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 76.92% 50.00% 59.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 16
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +68.32% -15.83%
10th Percentile £23,000 £29,875 £17,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £53,750 £36,875
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 West Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39 46 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 17.03% 19.57% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 23
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +54.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £23,075 £25,250 £17,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £44,450
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £39,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.28% +8.33% -10.00%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in West Wales

Degree
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Degree in West Wales

Degree
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in West Wales over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in West Wales

Degree
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
Swansea +20 29 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Carmarthenshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Degree.

1 14 (46.67%) Computer Science
1 14 (46.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (23.33%) CCNP
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) SLA
3 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 6 (20.00%) WAN
3 6 (20.00%) SDLC
4 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Wireless
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.67%) VPN
5 4 (13.33%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) CISSP
5 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.00%) Java EE
6 3 (10.00%) JIRA

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (20.00%) LAN
2 6 (20.00%) WAN
2 6 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 5 (16.67%) VPN
3 5 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (6.67%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) BGP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.33%) IGRP
5 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) NX-OS
5 1 (3.33%) OSPF
5 1 (3.33%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.00%) Power BI
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) TestRail
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Graduate
7 2 (6.67%) Junior
8 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Java EE
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.33%) Ajax
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.33%) JSF
3 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.33%) Material Design
3 1 (3.33%) Qt
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) SDLC
3 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.67%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (13.33%) Information Security
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (10.00%) SABSA
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (23.33%) CCNP
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.33%) CISSP
4 3 (10.00%) CISM
4 3 (10.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.67%) F5
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft