Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 16 32
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 8 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 7.62% 11.74% 8.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 68.89% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 20
West Wales median annual salary £25,000 £40,210 £38,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.83% +5.47% +47.02%
10th Percentile £20,575 £27,050 £30,975
90th Percentile £32,050 £48,750 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% - +8.11%

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 16 45 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 15.24% 17.05% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 33 59
West Wales median annual salary £28,000 £40,210 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.36% +0.52% +43.55%
10th Percentile £21,375 £27,800 £28,400
90th Percentile £48,025 £48,750 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.93% +0.94% +11.11%

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
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 25 June 2019. 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 -3 8 £25,000 -37.83% 1
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Parallel Processing
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Cross-Platform Development
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Numerical Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Fortran
4 2 (25.00%) Law
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Qt
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Qt
1 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (50.00%) Parallel Processing
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Cross-Platform Development
2 3 (37.50%) Numerical Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Fortran
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft