The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 46 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 61 88 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.73% 6.15% 4.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.12% 18.92% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 57 73 36
Median salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £17,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Computer Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
465 465 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.02% 32.47% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 388 384 365
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Wales region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Wales

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Wales

Computer Science
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -6 52 £25,000 -28.57% 2
West Wales -21 4 £27,000 -6.89% 1
North Wales 0 3 £80,000 +190.90%
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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 Wales region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 81 (72.32%) Degree
2 77 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (48.21%) C++
4 39 (34.82%) Software Engineering
5 37 (33.04%) Mathematics
6 35 (31.25%) Java
7 31 (27.68%) C#
8 30 (26.79%) Python
9 28 (25.00%) SDLC
10 27 (24.11%) Analytics
10 27 (24.11%) Life Science
10 27 (24.11%) Informatics
11 24 (21.43%) Physics
11 24 (21.43%) Scrum
12 23 (20.54%) Machine Learning
13 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
13 22 (19.64%) SQL
14 21 (18.75%) Data Analysis
14 21 (18.75%) Statistics
15 19 (16.96%) SQL Server
16 18 (16.07%) Windows
17 17 (15.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 17 (15.18%) Health Informatics
18 16 (14.29%) User Experience
18 16 (14.29%) CSS
18 16 (14.29%) MySQL
19 15 (13.39%) Oracle
19 15 (13.39%) HTML
20 14 (12.50%) .NET
20 14 (12.50%) UML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (5.36%) Tornado
2 3 (2.68%) JBoss
3 2 (1.79%) Apache
3 2 (1.79%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.89%) IIS
4 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
2 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.68%) IaaS
1 3 (2.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Broadband
1 2 (1.79%) Internet
1 2 (1.79%) Intranet
1 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.79%) VoIP
1 2 (1.79%) VPN
2 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.89%) Firewall
2 1 (0.89%) FTP
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.89%) LAN
2 1 (0.89%) Network Security
2 1 (0.89%) SAN
2 1 (0.89%) SMTP
2 1 (0.89%) SSL
2 1 (0.89%) WAN
2 1 (0.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.29%) MySQL
3 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.36%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.36%) SQLite
5 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.68%) Big Data
6 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.68%) HPCC
6 3 (2.68%) OLAP
7 2 (1.79%) DTS
7 2 (1.79%) GIS
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.79%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.79%) JUnit
3 2 (1.79%) MorphX
3 2 (1.79%) NetBeans
3 2 (1.79%) PVCS
3 2 (1.79%) Selenium
3 2 (1.79%) Subversion
3 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (11.61%) Marketing
2 11 (9.82%) Finance
3 7 (6.25%) Retail
4 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.68%) Local Government
5 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.79%) Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Back Office
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (32.14%) Developer
2 34 (30.36%) Software Engineer
3 21 (18.75%) Research Engineer
4 17 (15.18%) Analyst
5 16 (14.29%) Graduate
6 14 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Product Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Junior
8 8 (7.14%) Junior Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.46%) C++ Developer
11 5 (4.46%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) IT Manager
11 5 (4.46%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.57%) Graduate Java Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Python Software Engineer
12 4 (3.57%) Support Analyst
13 3 (2.68%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (14.29%) CSS
3 15 (13.39%) HTML
4 14 (12.50%) .NET
5 13 (11.61%) jQuery
5 13 (11.61%) Natural Language Processing
5 13 (11.61%) Web Services
6 11 (9.82%) STL
7 9 (8.04%) SOAP
8 7 (6.25%) RESTful
9 6 (5.36%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.36%) Flask
9 6 (5.36%) Java EE
9 6 (5.36%) Middleware
9 6 (5.36%) OAuth
9 6 (5.36%) ZeroMQ
10 5 (4.46%) Ajax
10 5 (4.46%) Node.js
10 5 (4.46%) REST
10 5 (4.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (33.04%) Mathematics
2 27 (24.11%) Informatics
2 27 (24.11%) Life Science
3 24 (21.43%) Physics
4 21 (18.75%) Statistics
5 17 (15.18%) Health Informatics
6 16 (14.29%) User Experience
7 13 (11.61%) Artificial Intelligence
8 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.68%) Driving Licence
10 3 (2.68%) NHS
11 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.79%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.79%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.89%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.07%) Windows
2 13 (11.61%) Linux
3 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.68%) Android
5 3 (2.68%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.79%) Unix
7 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.89%) CatOS
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.82%) Software Engineering
3 28 (25.00%) SDLC
4 27 (24.11%) Analytics
5 24 (21.43%) Scrum
6 23 (20.54%) Machine Learning
7 21 (18.75%) Data Analysis
8 14 (12.50%) UML
8 14 (12.50%) User Stories
9 13 (11.61%) Business Analysis
10 12 (10.71%) Wireframes
11 9 (8.04%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (8.04%) MVC
11 9 (8.04%) OO
12 7 (6.25%) DevOps
12 7 (6.25%) ETL
12 7 (6.25%) TDD
13 6 (5.36%) Cross-Platform Development
13 6 (5.36%) Use Case
14 5 (4.46%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 54 (48.21%) C++
2 35 (31.25%) Java
3 31 (27.68%) C#
4 30 (26.79%) Python
5 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
5 22 (19.64%) SQL
6 13 (11.61%) PHP
7 7 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.68%) C
9 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.68%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.79%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.79%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.79%) Groovy
10 2 (1.79%) R
10 2 (1.79%) X++
11 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (72.32%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) CISSP
3 2 (1.79%) HND
4 1 (0.89%) CCNP
4 1 (0.89%) CEH
4 1 (0.89%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (0.89%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (0.89%) CISA
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.89%) CISM
4 1 (0.89%) GIAC
4 1 (0.89%) GPEN
4 1 (0.89%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) Firmware
3 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Oracle
2 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.14%) VMware
4 4 (3.57%) Cisco
5 3 (2.68%) Aerohive Networks
5 3 (2.68%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.68%) Veeam
5 3 (2.68%) Zend
6 2 (1.79%) Serena
6 2 (1.79%) Sybase
7 1 (0.89%) Juniper
7 1 (0.89%) SAP
7 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds
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