Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Degree 33 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 12.18% 8.99% 5.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.35% 35.16% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 8
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £37,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.23% +53.06% -10.91%
10th Percentile £21,700 £28,625 £17,525
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £32,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,388
% change year-on-year - +9.93% +3.96%

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 49 91 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 18.08% 25.56% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 77 14
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.52% +32.23% -19.33%
10th Percentile £22,875 £28,300 £18,800
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,946 £44,425
Wales median annual salary £41,200 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% +14.29% -9.09%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +17 32 £40,210 +7.23% 5
Carmarthenshire - 1 £20,000 -
Degree
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (27.27%) CISSP
3 9 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 9 (27.27%) Information Security
4 7 (21.21%) Firewall
4 7 (21.21%) CCNP
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (21.21%) SLA
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) LAN
4 7 (21.21%) WAN
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
5 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 6 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 6 (18.18%) SABSA
5 6 (18.18%) VPN
5 6 (18.18%) CISM
5 6 (18.18%) Change Management
5 6 (18.18%) Wireless
5 6 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (9.09%) ISEB
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.09%) Java

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 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
1 7 (21.21%) LAN
1 7 (21.21%) WAN
2 6 (18.18%) VPN
2 6 (18.18%) Wireless
2 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.03%) BGP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.03%) IGRP
3 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.03%) NX-OS
3 1 (3.03%) OSPF
3 1 (3.03%) RIP
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Graduate
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
1 2 (6.06%) Java EE
2 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.03%) Ajax
2 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.03%) Material Design
2 1 (3.03%) Qt
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) CatOS
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (27.27%) Information Security
2 9 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 6 (18.18%) Change Management
3 6 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (18.18%) SABSA
3 6 (18.18%) Security Architecture
3 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.09%) Contract Management
5 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 3 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) Groovy
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (27.27%) CISSP
3 7 (21.21%) CCNP
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (18.18%) CISM
5 3 (9.09%) ISEB
5 3 (9.09%) Master's Degree
6 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
3 3 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.03%) VMware