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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 62 83 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.61% 5.89% 4.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.03% 17.97% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 59 71 35
Median salary £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
442 462 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.89% 32.81% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 370 378 383
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,800 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 55 £27,500 -21.42% 4
West Wales -19 4 £27,000 -6.89% 1
North Wales -1 2 £80,000 +190.90% 1
Mid Wales - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 82 (70.09%) Degree
2 80 (68.38%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (55.56%) C++
4 49 (41.88%) Software Engineering
5 38 (32.48%) Mathematics
6 32 (27.35%) Java
6 32 (27.35%) Python
7 29 (24.79%) C#
8 28 (23.93%) Analytics
8 28 (23.93%) SDLC
9 27 (23.08%) Life Science
9 27 (23.08%) Informatics
10 24 (20.51%) Windows
11 23 (19.66%) SQL
11 23 (19.66%) Machine Learning
12 22 (18.80%) Physics
13 21 (17.95%) Data Analysis
13 21 (17.95%) Scrum
14 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
14 20 (17.09%) Statistics
14 20 (17.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 19 (16.24%) JavaScript
16 18 (15.38%) MySQL
17 17 (14.53%) Oracle
18 15 (12.82%) CSS
18 15 (12.82%) Linux
18 15 (12.82%) Health Informatics
19 14 (11.97%) User Experience
19 14 (11.97%) UML
20 13 (11.11%) HTML

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 7 (5.98%) Tornado
2 2 (1.71%) Apache
2 2 (1.71%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.71%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.71%) JBoss
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.71%) IaaS
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.56%) HTTP
3 2 (1.71%) Internet
3 2 (1.71%) Intranet
3 2 (1.71%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.71%) VoIP
3 2 (1.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) Modbus
4 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.85%) NX-OS
4 1 (0.85%) PABX
4 1 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.85%) SMTP
4 1 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.38%) MySQL
3 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.98%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.98%) SQLite
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.56%) OLAP
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.71%) DTS
7 2 (1.71%) GIS
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.71%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.71%) JUnit
3 2 (1.71%) MorphX
3 2 (1.71%) NetBeans
3 2 (1.71%) PVCS
3 2 (1.71%) Selenium
3 2 (1.71%) Subversion
3 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (11.11%) Marketing
2 8 (6.84%) Finance
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.56%) Electronics
5 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.71%) Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Legal
6 2 (1.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (34.19%) Software Engineer
2 38 (32.48%) Developer
3 20 (17.09%) Research Engineer
4 15 (12.82%) Analyst
5 14 (11.97%) Graduate
6 12 (10.26%) Graduate Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Product Analyst
8 9 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) C++ Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Junior
9 8 (6.84%) Junior Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.27%) C++ Software Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Python Software Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Software Manager
12 4 (3.42%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 4 (3.42%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (12.82%) CSS
3 13 (11.11%) .NET
3 13 (11.11%) HTML
3 13 (11.11%) jQuery
3 13 (11.11%) STL
4 9 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
4 9 (7.69%) Web Services
5 8 (6.84%) SOAP
6 7 (5.98%) Flask
6 7 (5.98%) Middleware
6 7 (5.98%) OAuth
6 7 (5.98%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (4.27%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.27%) Java EE
7 5 (4.27%) REST
7 5 (4.27%) RESTful
7 5 (4.27%) XML
8 4 (3.42%) Ajax
8 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (32.48%) Mathematics
2 27 (23.08%) Informatics
2 27 (23.08%) Life Science
3 22 (18.80%) Physics
4 20 (17.09%) Statistics
5 15 (12.82%) Health Informatics
6 14 (11.97%) User Experience
7 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (2.56%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.56%) Digital TV
9 3 (2.56%) IPTV
10 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.71%) NHS
11 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.51%) Windows
2 15 (12.82%) Linux
3 5 (4.27%) Android
3 5 (4.27%) Unix
3 5 (4.27%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.56%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.85%) CatOS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (68.38%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.88%) Software Engineering
3 28 (23.93%) Analytics
3 28 (23.93%) SDLC
4 23 (19.66%) Machine Learning
5 21 (17.95%) Data Analysis
5 21 (17.95%) Scrum
6 14 (11.97%) UML
7 12 (10.26%) Business Analysis
7 12 (10.26%) User Stories
7 12 (10.26%) Wireframes
8 10 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (6.84%) DevOps
10 7 (5.98%) Cross-Platform Development
10 7 (5.98%) ETL
10 7 (5.98%) MVC
10 7 (5.98%) OO
11 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.13%) OOP
11 6 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.56%) C++
2 32 (27.35%) Java
2 32 (27.35%) Python
3 29 (24.79%) C#
4 23 (19.66%) SQL
5 19 (16.24%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.40%) PHP
7 8 (6.84%) C
7 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.27%) Embedded C
8 5 (4.27%) Embedded C++
9 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.71%) Erlang
10 2 (1.71%) Haskell
10 2 (1.71%) Lisp
10 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.71%) R
10 2 (1.71%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.71%) VBA
10 2 (1.71%) X++
Qualifications
1 82 (70.09%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) CISSP
2 2 (1.71%) HND
3 1 (0.85%) CCNP
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Firmware
2 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.71%) Snort
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Oracle
2 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) VMware
4 3 (2.56%) Cisco
4 3 (2.56%) Sybase
5 2 (1.71%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (1.71%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.71%) Serena
5 2 (1.71%) Veeam
6 1 (0.85%) Juniper
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.85%) Tableau
6 1 (0.85%) Zend
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