Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 42 28
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14 -21
Permanent jobs citing Degree 27 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 10.04% 6.15% 11.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.00% 23.23% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 23
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.23% -28.57% -25.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £31,250 £21,300
90th Percentile £48,750 £44,750 £56,750
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% +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 45 99 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 16.73% 26.47% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 39 97 28
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.52% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £29,405 £21,000
90th Percentile £49,000 £57,946 £56,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -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 16 October 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 16 October 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 26 £40,210 +7.23% 1
Carmarthenshire - 1 £20,000 - 4
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 11 (40.74%) CISSP
1 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
1 11 (40.74%) Information Security
1 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (29.63%) CISM
2 8 (29.63%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (29.63%) SABSA
2 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (29.63%) Security Architecture
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (25.93%) SLA
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) CCNP
3 7 (25.93%) LAN
3 7 (25.93%) WAN
4 6 (22.22%) VPN
4 6 (22.22%) Wireless
4 6 (22.22%) Change Management
4 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 6 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 6 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (14.81%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
1 7 (25.93%) LAN
1 7 (25.93%) WAN
2 6 (22.22%) VPN
2 6 (22.22%) Wireless
2 6 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.70%) BGP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.70%) IGRP
3 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.70%) NX-OS
3 1 (3.70%) OSPF
3 1 (3.70%) RIP
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Security Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Security Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Graduate
5 5 (18.52%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Graduate C# Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) Qt
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.70%) BBC
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) CatOS
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (40.74%) Information Security
1 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
2 8 (29.63%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (29.63%) SABSA
2 8 (29.63%) Security Architecture
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Contract Management
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 3 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Numerical Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) CISSP
2 8 (29.63%) CISM
3 7 (25.93%) CCNP
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (7.41%) ISEB
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) Facebook
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Sony
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Yahoo!