Period
to 15 November 2018

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 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 44 58
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 -26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 42 35 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.64% 4.28% 3.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.05% 13.01% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 55
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £24,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -33.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £18,950
90th Percentile £67,050 £43,750 £83,000
South Wales median annual salary £41,750 £24,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +70.41% -30.00% -

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 418 269 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 36.19% 32.89% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 352 234 429
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,250 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £37,862 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.31% +0.97% +7.14%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 36 (85.71%) Degree
2 24 (57.14%) Java
3 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (38.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (26.19%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 8 (19.05%) Project Management
7 8 (19.05%) C#
7 8 (19.05%) Retail
7 8 (19.05%) Spring
7 8 (19.05%) Data Structures
7 8 (19.05%) Coaching
8 7 (16.67%) Physics
8 7 (16.67%) BPMN
8 7 (16.67%) Marketing
8 7 (16.67%) Validation
8 7 (16.67%) SQL
8 7 (16.67%) HTML
8 7 (16.67%) Unix
8 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.29%) OCA
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (14.29%) XML
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (14.29%) Finance
9 6 (14.29%) Analytics

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 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) IPv4
2 1 (2.38%) IPv6
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.52%) Big Data
3 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) Bugzilla
2 3 (7.14%) Gradle
2 3 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Redmine
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.05%) Retail
2 7 (16.67%) Marketing
3 6 (14.29%) Finance
4 4 (9.52%) Aerospace
4 4 (9.52%) Electronics
4 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.14%) Advertising
6 2 (4.76%) Games
7 1 (2.38%) Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Administrator
2 6 (14.29%) DBA
2 6 (14.29%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Business Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Business Process Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Process Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Information Officer
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Systems Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Software Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Spring
2 7 (16.67%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) XML
4 5 (11.90%) .NET
4 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.90%) Kafka
5 4 (9.52%) Ajax
5 4 (9.52%) JDBC
5 4 (9.52%) Web Services
6 3 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (4.76%) jQuery
7 2 (4.76%) RESTful
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.38%) CSS3
8 1 (2.38%) Django
8 1 (2.38%) JSON
8 1 (2.38%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (2.38%) REST
8 1 (2.38%) WebGL
8 1 (2.38%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Data Structures
3 6 (14.29%) CMDB
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.38%) Social Media
5 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) VMS
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 8 (19.05%) Coaching
4 8 (19.05%) Project Management
5 7 (16.67%) BPMN
5 7 (16.67%) Physics
5 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 7 (16.67%) Validation
6 6 (14.29%) Analytics
6 6 (14.29%) Database Security
6 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (14.29%) Security Patching
7 5 (11.90%) Information Management
7 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
7 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.52%) Data Management
8 4 (9.52%) MVC
8 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) Java 8
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) PHP
4 4 (9.52%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Delphi
6 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) R
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (85.71%) Degree
2 16 (38.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (14.29%) OCA
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (11.90%) PhD
5 3 (7.14%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) CISM
6 1 (2.38%) GIAC
6 1 (2.38%) GPEN
6 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.38%) PMP
6 1 (2.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (2.38%) LexisNexis