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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 24 56
Rank change year-on-year -22 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 21 53 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.74% 7.69% 2.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.73% 24.42% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 9
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,550 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  

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 165 217 214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 29.41% 31.49% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 145 173 182
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 44 (86.27%) Degree
2 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (41.18%) Java
3 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 19 (37.25%) HTML
5 17 (33.33%) CSS
6 16 (31.37%) Scrum
7 14 (27.45%) Python
7 14 (27.45%) SDLC
8 13 (25.49%) HTML5
8 13 (25.49%) MongoDB
9 12 (23.53%) Finance
9 12 (23.53%) TDD
9 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 11 (21.57%) OO
10 11 (21.57%) C++
10 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
11 10 (19.61%) C#
11 10 (19.61%) .NET
12 9 (17.65%) OOP
12 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
12 9 (17.65%) Web Development
13 8 (15.69%) Android
13 8 (15.69%) Big Data
13 8 (15.69%) MySQL
13 8 (15.69%) C
13 8 (15.69%) Spring
13 8 (15.69%) MVC
14 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (13.73%) Objective-C

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 6 (11.76%) Apache Spark
1 6 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.80%) Drupal
3 4 (7.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) Documentum
5 1 (1.96%) FileNet
5 1 (1.96%) Liferay
5 1 (1.96%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.96%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.69%) Big Data
2 8 (15.69%) MySQL
3 7 (13.73%) Hadoop
3 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (11.76%) HBase
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 5 (9.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.84%) Sqoop
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.92%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.92%) Pentaho
8 2 (3.92%) Presto
8 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.96%) GIS
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Grunt
2 6 (11.76%) gulp
2 6 (11.76%) Selenium
2 6 (11.76%) webpack
3 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
4 4 (7.84%) Ant
4 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.88%) Maven
6 2 (3.92%) JMeter
6 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.96%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.96%) NUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Subversion
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.96%) Xcode
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) Publishing
4 3 (5.88%) Advertising
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Software Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Web Developer
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Big Data Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Graduate
5 5 (9.80%) Java Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Junior
5 5 (9.80%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) HTML
2 17 (33.33%) CSS
3 13 (25.49%) HTML5
4 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
5 10 (19.61%) .NET
6 8 (15.69%) Spring
7 7 (13.73%) Angular 2
7 7 (13.73%) CSS3
7 7 (13.73%) Node.js
7 7 (13.73%) React
8 6 (11.76%) Django
8 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
8 6 (11.76%) J2EE
8 6 (11.76%) jQuery
8 6 (11.76%) REST
8 6 (11.76%) Sass
9 5 (9.80%) RESTful
9 5 (9.80%) Web Services
10 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Android
2 7 (13.73%) Unix
3 6 (11.76%) Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Windows
5 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Scrum
3 14 (27.45%) SDLC
4 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 12 (23.53%) TDD
5 11 (21.57%) OO
6 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 9 (17.65%) OOP
6 9 (17.65%) Web Development
7 8 (15.69%) MVC
8 7 (13.73%) BDD
9 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Desktop Publishing
10 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.84%) Validation
11 3 (5.88%) Conflict Management
11 3 (5.88%) ETL
11 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
11 3 (5.88%) Quality Management
11 3 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Java
1 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 14 (27.45%) Python
3 11 (21.57%) C++
4 10 (19.61%) C#
5 8 (15.69%) C
6 7 (13.73%) Objective-C
6 7 (13.73%) PHP
6 7 (13.73%) Scala
6 7 (13.73%) SQL
7 6 (11.76%) Apple Swift
8 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.84%) Go
8 4 (7.84%) Perl
8 4 (7.84%) Ruby
9 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (86.27%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) HND
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Cloudera
2 4 (7.84%) Hortonworks
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Apple
4 1 (1.96%) FatWire
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.96%) OpenText
4 1 (1.96%) Sage
4 1 (1.96%) Sencha
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) Vignette
4 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.96%) Xerox
4 1 (1.96%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 23 days ago