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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 67 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 43 69 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.39% 5.30% 3.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.00% 16.83% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40 54 34
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £19,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £49,250 £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
478 410 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.70% 31.49% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 399 332 356
Median salary £37,725 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -28 33 £47,500 +35.71% 5
West Wales -5 7 £25,000 -12.28% 1
Mid Wales -7 2 - -
North Wales - 1 £80,000 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 88 (80.73%) Degree
2 60 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (38.53%) Java
4 40 (36.70%) Software Engineering
5 38 (34.86%) C++
6 32 (29.36%) C#
7 31 (28.44%) Mathematics
8 26 (23.85%) Python
9 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
9 24 (22.02%) SDLC
10 23 (21.10%) Scrum
11 20 (18.35%) HTML
12 19 (17.43%) SQL
12 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
12 19 (17.43%) CSS
13 18 (16.51%) .NET
13 18 (16.51%) Windows
13 18 (16.51%) Life Science
13 18 (16.51%) Informatics
13 18 (16.51%) Analytics
14 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
15 16 (14.68%) Statistics
15 16 (14.68%) Physics
15 16 (14.68%) Data Analysis
15 16 (14.68%) Machine Learning
16 15 (13.76%) TDD
17 14 (12.84%) Web Services
18 13 (11.93%) Artificial Intelligence
18 13 (11.93%) Health Informatics
18 13 (11.93%) Natural Language Processing

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 (5.50%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.75%) JBoss
4 2 (1.83%) Apache
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.83%) Tornado
5 1 (0.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Office
2 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.83%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.75%) IaaS
3 3 (2.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Network Security
1 3 (2.75%) VPN
2 2 (1.83%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.83%) Broadband
2 2 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.83%) Firewall
2 2 (1.83%) Intranet
2 2 (1.83%) LAN
2 2 (1.83%) NAS
2 2 (1.83%) PABX
2 2 (1.83%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.83%) SAN
2 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.83%) VoIP
2 2 (1.83%) WAN
2 2 (1.83%) Wireless
2 2 (1.83%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.92%) FTP
3 1 (0.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.17%) MySQL
3 9 (8.26%) Big Data
3 9 (8.26%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.42%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (5.50%) HBase
6 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.67%) Sqoop
8 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.75%) GIS
8 3 (2.75%) HPCC
8 3 (2.75%) OLAP
8 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Selenium
2 5 (4.59%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.75%) NetBeans
4 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.83%) Ant
5 2 (1.83%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.83%) JUnit
5 2 (1.83%) Maven
5 2 (1.83%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.83%) MorphX
5 2 (1.83%) PVCS
5 2 (1.83%) Subversion
6 1 (0.92%) Grunt
6 1 (0.92%) gulp
6 1 (0.92%) JMeter
6 1 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 12 (11.01%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Marketing
3 9 (8.26%) Retail
4 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.75%) Local Government
6 2 (1.83%) Advertising
6 2 (1.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Electronics
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
6 2 (1.83%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (35.78%) Developer
2 31 (28.44%) Software Engineer
3 16 (14.68%) Analyst
3 16 (14.68%) Graduate
3 16 (14.68%) Research Engineer
4 13 (11.93%) Graduate Developer
5 11 (10.09%) Java Developer
6 10 (9.17%) Junior
6 10 (9.17%) Junior Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Java Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Product Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Senior Java Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) IT Manager
10 5 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.35%) HTML
2 19 (17.43%) CSS
3 18 (16.51%) .NET
4 14 (12.84%) Web Services
5 13 (11.93%) Natural Language Processing
6 11 (10.09%) jQuery
6 11 (10.09%) RESTful
6 11 (10.09%) SOAP
7 8 (7.34%) AngularJS
7 8 (7.34%) HTML5
8 7 (6.42%) CSS3
8 7 (6.42%) Java EE
8 7 (6.42%) REST
8 7 (6.42%) Spring
9 6 (5.50%) Ajax
9 6 (5.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (5.50%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.59%) JSON
10 5 (4.59%) Node.js
10 5 (4.59%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.44%) Mathematics
2 18 (16.51%) Informatics
2 18 (16.51%) Life Science
3 16 (14.68%) Physics
3 16 (14.68%) Statistics
4 13 (11.93%) Artificial Intelligence
4 13 (11.93%) Health Informatics
5 11 (10.09%) User Experience
6 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.67%) Data Integration
9 3 (2.75%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.75%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.75%) NHS
10 2 (1.83%) Digital TV
10 2 (1.83%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Windows
2 10 (9.17%) Linux
3 8 (7.34%) Android
4 6 (5.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.67%) Unix
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.83%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.70%) Software Engineering
3 24 (22.02%) SDLC
4 23 (21.10%) Scrum
5 18 (16.51%) Analytics
6 16 (14.68%) Data Analysis
6 16 (14.68%) Machine Learning
7 15 (13.76%) TDD
8 12 (11.01%) OO
9 11 (10.09%) Business Analysis
9 11 (10.09%) UML
9 11 (10.09%) User Stories
10 9 (8.26%) MVC
10 9 (8.26%) Wireframes
11 8 (7.34%) ETL
12 7 (6.42%) ERP
13 6 (5.50%) BDD
14 5 (4.59%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (4.59%) Data Cleansing
14 5 (4.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.53%) Java
2 38 (34.86%) C++
3 32 (29.36%) C#
4 26 (23.85%) Python
5 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
6 19 (17.43%) SQL
7 10 (9.17%) PHP
8 8 (7.34%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.50%) Scala
10 4 (3.67%) Go
10 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.67%) Ruby
11 2 (1.83%) C
11 2 (1.83%) Groovy
11 2 (1.83%) Perl
11 2 (1.83%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.83%) VBA
11 2 (1.83%) X++
Qualifications
1 88 (80.73%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) CISSP
2 3 (2.75%) HND
3 2 (1.83%) CCDP
3 2 (1.83%) CCIE
3 2 (1.83%) CCNP
3 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.83%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.92%) CEH
4 1 (0.92%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (0.92%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (0.92%) CISA
4 1 (0.92%) CISM
4 1 (0.92%) GIAC
4 1 (0.92%) GPEN
4 1 (0.92%) SANS
4 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) MISRA
3 1 (0.92%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) HDFS
2 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle
3 9 (8.26%) VMware
4 5 (4.59%) Cisco
5 4 (3.67%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.67%) Hortonworks
6 3 (2.75%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (2.75%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.75%) Veeam
6 3 (2.75%) Zend
7 2 (1.83%) Serena
7 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.92%) Sage
8 1 (0.92%) SAP
8 1 (0.92%) Sun
8 1 (0.92%) Xamarin
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