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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / Wales
Rank 49 35 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +30
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 44 86 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.22% 6.25% 3.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.29% 21.39% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 31 48 13
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,850 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%

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
331 402 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.77% 29.24% 34.28%
Number of salaries quoted 245 329 381
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £53,500
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -23 27 £35,000 -2.77% 3
Mid Wales -5 10 - -
North Wales +4 4 £22,500 -25.00% 1
West Wales -10 3 £30,250 +8.56% 2
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 77 (84.62%) Degree
2 43 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.36%) Java
4 32 (35.16%) HTML
5 30 (32.97%) JavaScript
6 27 (29.67%) Scrum
7 26 (28.57%) C#
8 23 (25.27%) Software Engineering
9 21 (23.08%) SQL
9 21 (23.08%) .NET
9 21 (23.08%) CSS
9 21 (23.08%) Web Services
9 21 (23.08%) OO
10 19 (20.88%) Mathematics
10 19 (20.88%) SDLC
11 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (19.78%) C++
12 17 (18.68%) Python
13 16 (17.58%) ETL
13 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
13 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
13 16 (17.58%) TDD
13 16 (17.58%) REST
14 15 (16.48%) MVC
14 15 (16.48%) SOAP
14 15 (16.48%) PHP
15 14 (15.38%) HTML5
16 13 (14.29%) MongoDB
16 13 (14.29%) Finance
17 12 (13.19%) XML

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 11 (12.09%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.59%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.40%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.20%) Drupal
6 2 (2.20%) JBoss
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) Doxygen
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (2.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.20%) IaaS
3 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) Network Security
3 2 (2.20%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.20%) Broadband
3 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.20%) Firewall
3 2 (2.20%) LAN
3 2 (2.20%) VPN
3 2 (2.20%) WAN
3 2 (2.20%) Wireless
3 2 (2.20%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.10%) NAS
4 1 (1.10%) PABX
4 1 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.10%) SAN
4 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.99%) Big Data
3 10 (10.99%) MySQL
4 8 (8.79%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.59%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.59%) HBase
5 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.40%) HPCC
7 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.40%) Sqoop
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.20%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.20%) Pentaho
9 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.59%) Grunt
1 6 (6.59%) gulp
1 6 (6.59%) NUnit
1 6 (6.59%) Selenium
1 6 (6.59%) webpack
2 4 (4.40%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.40%) Moq
2 4 (4.40%) MSTest
2 4 (4.40%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (3.30%) Ant
3 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) Maven
4 2 (2.20%) JMeter
4 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.10%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Advertising
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.30%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.20%) Local Government
5 2 (2.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.10%) Automotive
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Electronics
6 1 (1.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (43.96%) Developer
2 15 (16.48%) Software Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Graduate
4 11 (12.09%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Analyst
4 11 (12.09%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Junior
5 10 (10.99%) Junior Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Junior .NET Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.79%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Analyst
8 7 (7.69%) Solutions Analyst
8 7 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) BizTalk Administrator
10 5 (5.49%) Java Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.16%) HTML
2 21 (23.08%) .NET
2 21 (23.08%) CSS
2 21 (23.08%) Web Services
3 16 (17.58%) REST
4 15 (16.48%) SOAP
5 14 (15.38%) HTML5
6 12 (13.19%) XML
7 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
8 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
8 10 (10.99%) Node.js
9 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.79%) CSS3
9 8 (8.79%) jQuery
9 8 (8.79%) RESTful
10 7 (7.69%) Sass
10 7 (7.69%) Spring
11 6 (6.59%) Django
11 6 (6.59%) Hibernate
11 6 (6.59%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.19%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.40%) Life Science
6 3 (3.30%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.20%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.20%) NHS
7 2 (2.20%) User Experience
8 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.10%) Fintech
8 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Android
3 8 (8.79%) Linux
4 6 (6.59%) Unix
5 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.67%) Scrum
3 23 (25.27%) Software Engineering
4 21 (23.08%) OO
5 19 (20.88%) Mathematics
5 19 (20.88%) SDLC
6 16 (17.58%) ETL
6 16 (17.58%) TDD
7 15 (16.48%) MVC
8 12 (13.19%) Data Integration
9 11 (12.09%) OOP
9 11 (12.09%) Process Improvement
10 10 (10.99%) Business Process Improvement
10 10 (10.99%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (10.99%) Validation
10 10 (10.99%) Web Development
11 8 (8.79%) OOD
12 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.69%) Project Management
13 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.36%) Java
2 30 (32.97%) JavaScript
3 26 (28.57%) C#
4 21 (23.08%) SQL
5 18 (19.78%) C++
6 17 (18.68%) Python
7 15 (16.48%) PHP
8 9 (9.89%) C
9 7 (7.69%) Objective-C
9 7 (7.69%) Scala
10 6 (6.59%) Apple Swift
11 5 (5.49%) VB.NET
12 4 (4.40%) Go
12 4 (4.40%) Ruby
13 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
13 3 (3.30%) Perl
14 2 (2.20%) Groovy
14 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
15 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
15 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 77 (84.62%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) Postgraduate
3 3 (3.30%) HND
4 2 (2.20%) CCDP
4 2 (2.20%) CCIE
4 2 (2.20%) CCNP
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.10%) CEH
5 1 (1.10%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.10%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (1.10%) CISA
5 1 (1.10%) CISM
5 1 (1.10%) CISSP
5 1 (1.10%) GIAC
5 1 (1.10%) GPEN
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) MISRA
3 1 (1.10%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) HDFS
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) Cisco
3 4 (4.40%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.40%) Hortonworks
3 4 (4.40%) VMware
3 4 (4.40%) Zend
4 2 (2.20%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (2.20%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
4 2 (2.20%) Veeam
5 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.10%) Sage
5 1 (1.10%) Sun
5 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Denbigh, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Thomas, Neath Port Talbot
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 16 days ago