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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / Wales
Rank 51 39 73
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +34
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 44 76 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.99% 6.09% 2.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.11% 18.49% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 16
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
396 411 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 35.87% 32.93% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 319 343 377
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £26,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -13 32 £40,000 +11.11% 5
North Wales -2 4 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Mid Wales -4 4 - -
West Wales -13 4 £45,000 +61.49%
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 90 (83.33%) Degree
2 55 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (40.74%) Java
4 36 (33.33%) C#
5 33 (30.56%) C++
6 31 (28.70%) Software Engineering
7 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
8 28 (25.93%) HTML
8 28 (25.93%) Scrum
9 27 (25.00%) Python
9 27 (25.00%) SDLC
10 25 (23.15%) CSS
10 25 (23.15%) Mathematics
11 20 (18.52%) .NET
12 18 (16.67%) SQL
12 18 (16.67%) OO
13 16 (14.81%) TDD
14 15 (13.89%) Windows
14 15 (13.89%) Finance
15 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
15 14 (12.96%) Physics
15 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (12.04%) Analytics
16 13 (12.04%) HTML5
16 13 (12.04%) Natural Language Processing
16 13 (12.04%) Health Informatics
16 13 (12.04%) Machine Learning
16 13 (12.04%) Life Science
16 13 (12.04%) Statistics
16 13 (12.04%) Informatics

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 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.63%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.78%) JBoss
4 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.85%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.85%) Drupal
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Office
2 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.78%) IaaS
3 3 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) Internet
2 3 (2.78%) Network Security
3 2 (1.85%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.85%) Broadband
3 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.85%) Firewall
3 2 (1.85%) LAN
3 2 (1.85%) NAS
3 2 (1.85%) PABX
3 2 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.85%) SAN
3 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.85%) VoIP
3 2 (1.85%) VPN
3 2 (1.85%) WAN
3 2 (1.85%) Wireless
3 2 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.19%) MySQL
4 10 (9.26%) Big Data
5 6 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.56%) HBase
5 6 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.70%) HPCC
7 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.70%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.85%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.85%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.85%) Presto
8 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Selenium
2 7 (6.48%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.56%) Grunt
3 6 (5.56%) gulp
3 6 (5.56%) webpack
4 4 (3.70%) Moq
4 4 (3.70%) MSTest
4 4 (3.70%) NUnit
4 4 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (2.78%) Ant
5 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.78%) Maven
5 3 (2.78%) NetBeans
6 2 (1.85%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.85%) JUnit
6 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.85%) Subversion
6 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.89%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Retail
3 6 (5.56%) Marketing
4 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.78%) Advertising
5 3 (2.78%) Local Government
5 3 (2.78%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.85%) Electronics
6 2 (1.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.93%) Automotive
7 1 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Military
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (40.74%) Developer
2 24 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 17 (15.74%) Graduate
4 15 (13.89%) Analyst
5 14 (12.96%) Graduate Developer
6 13 (12.04%) Junior
6 13 (12.04%) Junior Developer
6 13 (12.04%) Research Engineer
7 10 (9.26%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Junior .NET Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.63%) Java Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.70%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.93%) HTML
2 25 (23.15%) CSS
3 20 (18.52%) .NET
4 13 (12.04%) HTML5
4 13 (12.04%) Natural Language Processing
4 13 (12.04%) Web Services
5 12 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 11 (10.19%) jQuery
6 11 (10.19%) SOAP
7 10 (9.26%) REST
8 9 (8.33%) Node.js
9 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET
9 8 (7.41%) RESTful
9 8 (7.41%) Spring
10 7 (6.48%) CSS3
10 7 (6.48%) Hibernate
10 7 (6.48%) Sass
11 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (5.56%) Django
11 6 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Mathematics
2 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.96%) Physics
3 13 (12.04%) Artificial Intelligence
3 13 (12.04%) Health Informatics
3 13 (12.04%) Informatics
3 13 (12.04%) Life Science
3 13 (12.04%) Statistics
4 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.48%) User Experience
5 6 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (2.78%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.78%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.78%) NHS
9 2 (1.85%) Digital TV
9 2 (1.85%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) Windows
2 10 (9.26%) Android
3 9 (8.33%) Linux
4 5 (4.63%) Unix
5 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.85%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.70%) Software Engineering
3 28 (25.93%) Scrum
4 27 (25.00%) SDLC
5 18 (16.67%) OO
6 16 (14.81%) TDD
7 13 (12.04%) Analytics
7 13 (12.04%) Data Analysis
7 13 (12.04%) Machine Learning
8 12 (11.11%) MVC
9 10 (9.26%) ETL
9 10 (9.26%) Web Development
10 9 (8.33%) OOP
11 7 (6.48%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.48%) User Stories
12 6 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.56%) UML
12 6 (5.56%) Validation
13 5 (4.63%) Kanban
13 5 (4.63%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.74%) Java
2 36 (33.33%) C#
3 33 (30.56%) C++
4 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
5 27 (25.00%) Python
6 18 (16.67%) SQL
7 13 (12.04%) PHP
8 8 (7.41%) C
9 7 (6.48%) Scala
10 6 (5.56%) Apple Swift
10 6 (5.56%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.70%) Go
11 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.70%) Ruby
12 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.78%) Perl
12 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.85%) Groovy
13 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) HND
3 2 (1.85%) CCDP
3 2 (1.85%) CCIE
3 2 (1.85%) CCNP
3 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.85%) CISSP
3 2 (1.85%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.93%) CEH
4 1 (0.93%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (0.93%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (0.93%) CISA
4 1 (0.93%) CISM
4 1 (0.93%) GIAC
4 1 (0.93%) GPEN
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) MISRA
3 1 (0.93%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) HDFS
2 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) VMware
3 5 (4.63%) Cisco
4 4 (3.70%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.70%) Hortonworks
4 4 (3.70%) Oracle
4 4 (3.70%) Zend
5 3 (2.78%) Aerohive Networks
5 3 (2.78%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.78%) Veeam
6 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.93%) Sage
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Sun
7 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
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Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Navblue LTD
Posted: 6 days ago
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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