Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 25 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 23 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 8.81% 13.68% 17.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.35% 66.67% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 21
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +72.13% -18.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,200 £17,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £56,750 £70,000
Wales median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,789
% change year-on-year -2.86% +0.61% +7.04%

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 57 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 21.84% 20.53% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 57 38 26
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +72.41% -22.67%
10th Percentile £26,700 £21,350 £18,375
90th Percentile £52,669 £56,750 £70,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,625 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.39% +4.64% -5.41%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +5 22 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Carmarthenshire - 1 £47,500 - 3
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Degree.

1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (34.78%) SDLC
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) CCNP
5 6 (26.09%) SLA
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) WAN
5 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (21.74%) Change Management
6 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 4 (17.39%) CSS
7 4 (17.39%) MVC
7 4 (17.39%) Web Development

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 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
2 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
3 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 5 (21.74%) Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) BGP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.35%) IGRP
5 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) NX-OS
5 1 (4.35%) OSPF
5 1 (4.35%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) Power BI
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) TestRail
General
1 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) Ajax
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) JSF
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
4 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
5 2 (8.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) SDLC
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) OOP
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (30.43%) CCNP
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) VMware