The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 51 46
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 20 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.02% 2.86% 3.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.61% 10.58% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 24
Median salary £32,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.57% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,725 £20,125
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,861
% change year-on-year - +5.65%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 147 189 220
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 29.58% 27.00% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 194 200 244
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £56,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 32 (80.00%) Degree
2 25 (62.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (42.50%) C#
4 17 (42.50%) .NET
5 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.00%) HTML
7 13 (32.50%) CSS
7 13 (32.50%) Scrum
8 12 (30.00%) SQL
9 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
10 9 (22.50%) OO
10 9 (22.50%) MVC
10 9 (22.50%) HTML5
11 8 (20.00%) jQuery
11 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (20.00%) TDD
11 8 (20.00%) Java
12 7 (17.50%) MySQL
12 7 (17.50%) Finance
12 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (17.50%) Drupal
13 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
13 6 (15.00%) CSS3
13 6 (15.00%) Windows
13 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
14 5 (12.50%) PHP
14 5 (12.50%) OOP
14 5 (12.50%) Web Services

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 7 (17.50%) Drupal
2 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Alfresco
3 2 (5.00%) Documentum
3 2 (5.00%) FileNet
3 2 (5.00%) Liferay
3 2 (5.00%) LiveCycle
3 2 (5.00%) LiveLink
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Doxygen
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.00%) LDAP
1 2 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.00%) Big Data
5 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.00%) Redis
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) SQLite
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Ant
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) Xcode
3 1 (2.50%) Grunt
3 1 (2.50%) gulp
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
3 1 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Publishing
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Graduate
4 6 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Junior
5 5 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Writer
7 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) DBA
8 2 (5.00%) Graduate Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Junior Web Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 14 (35.00%) HTML
3 13 (32.50%) CSS
4 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (22.50%) HTML5
5 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (20.00%) jQuery
6 6 (15.00%) CSS3
7 5 (12.50%) Spring
7 5 (12.50%) Web Services
8 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.00%) XML
9 3 (7.50%) Angular 2
9 3 (7.50%) J2EE
9 3 (7.50%) Java EE
9 3 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (7.50%) Node.js
9 3 (7.50%) React
9 3 (7.50%) REST
9 3 (7.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Fintech
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Android
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Scrum
3 9 (22.50%) MVC
3 9 (22.50%) OO
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.50%) Desktop Publishing
6 5 (12.50%) DevOps
6 5 (12.50%) OOP
6 5 (12.50%) Validation
6 5 (12.50%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) SDLC
7 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.50%) BDD
8 3 (7.50%) Change Management
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.50%) Migration
9 2 (5.00%) Content Management
9 2 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) C#
2 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 8 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) PHP
5 5 (12.50%) Python
6 3 (7.50%) C++
6 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.00%) C
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) Degree
2 25 (62.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (12.50%) Master's Degree
4 3 (7.50%) HND
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe
3 2 (5.00%) FatWire
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Interwoven
3 2 (5.00%) OpenText
3 2 (5.00%) Sencha
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.00%) Vignette
3 2 (5.00%) Xerox
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) VMware