Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 41 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -27
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 36 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.39% 4.66% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 4.92% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 58
Cardiff median annual salary £43,000 £24,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +79.17% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £23,125 £21,250 £20,800
90th Percentile £68,625 £48,150 £85,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,500 £25,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +62.00% -28.57% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 918 732 1,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.44% 94.70% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 757 645 1,044
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +2.78%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +1.35%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Cardiff

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Cardiff

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 34 (94.44%) Degree
2 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (55.56%) Java
4 19 (52.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (22.22%) Coaching
5 8 (22.22%) HTML
5 8 (22.22%) Spring
6 7 (19.44%) JIRA
6 7 (19.44%) SAP
6 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
6 7 (19.44%) PHP
6 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.67%) SQL
7 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 6 (16.67%) Marketing
7 6 (16.67%) Retail
7 6 (16.67%) Finance
7 6 (16.67%) Validation
8 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
8 5 (13.89%) Electronics
8 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
8 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
8 5 (13.89%) Information Management
8 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (13.89%) Project Management
8 5 (13.89%) MVC
8 5 (13.89%) Web Services
8 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.56%) SAP HCM
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (2.78%) IPv4
3 1 (2.78%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Big Data
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Gradle
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) Redmine
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
1 6 (16.67%) Marketing
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 5 (13.89%) Electronics
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Advertising
3 3 (8.33%) Games
4 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Payroll Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Payroll Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Security Officer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) HTML
1 8 (22.22%) Spring
2 5 (13.89%) Kafka
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) JDBC
3 4 (11.11%) jQuery
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) LAMP
5 2 (5.56%) Laravel
6 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.78%) J2EE
6 1 (2.78%) JSON
6 1 (2.78%) Node.js
6 1 (2.78%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.78%) REST
6 1 (2.78%) Servlets
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) WebGL
6 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) VMS
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Coaching
3 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.67%) Validation
5 5 (13.89%) Analytics
5 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (13.89%) Information Management
5 5 (13.89%) Microservices
5 5 (13.89%) MVC
5 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.11%) BPMN
6 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Physics
6 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 4 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) PHP
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) Java 8
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Delphi
7 1 (2.78%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) R
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (94.44%) Degree
2 19 (52.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.56%) CISSP
3 2 (5.56%) OCA
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) SAP
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle