Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 55 31
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24 +29
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 37 55 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.53% 3.99% 6.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.60% 12.44% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 33 57 88
Cardiff median annual salary £24,000 £36,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +1.41% +9.23%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,050 £16,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £85,000 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £24,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -31.43% - +7.69%

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 272 442 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 33.33% 32.10% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 235 410 375
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £62,750 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 26 (70.27%) C#
2 23 (62.16%) Degree
3 22 (59.46%) .NET
4 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
6 15 (40.54%) AngularJS
6 15 (40.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
7 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
8 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
9 12 (32.43%) SQL
10 11 (29.73%) HTML
10 11 (29.73%) Java
10 11 (29.73%) Scrum
10 11 (29.73%) Kanban
10 11 (29.73%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (27.03%) CSS
12 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (24.32%) DevOps
13 8 (21.62%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (21.62%) Linux
13 8 (21.62%) TDD
13 8 (21.62%) Web Development
13 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
14 7 (18.92%) WPF
14 7 (18.92%) OOP
14 7 (18.92%) Games
14 7 (18.92%) MVC
14 7 (18.92%) MongoDB

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 8 (21.62%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (13.51%) CMS
2 5 (13.51%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (13.51%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Ethernet
2 4 (10.81%) VoIP
3 2 (5.41%) 802.11
3 2 (5.41%) BGP
3 2 (5.41%) Broadband
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) GPON
3 2 (5.41%) MPLS
3 2 (5.41%) OSPF
3 2 (5.41%) RSVP
3 2 (5.41%) SMS
3 2 (5.41%) SNMP
3 2 (5.41%) VRRP
4 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
3 6 (16.22%) MySQL
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) Redis
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) TeamCity
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (18.92%) Games
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) .NET Developer
3 13 (35.14%) Junior
4 12 (32.43%) Graduate
5 11 (29.73%) C# Developer
5 11 (29.73%) Junior Developer
6 10 (27.03%) Graduate Developer
6 10 (27.03%) Systems Developer
7 8 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (18.92%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
9 6 (16.22%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 6 (16.22%) Junior .NET Developer
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Developer
11 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
12 3 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (8.11%) Graduate Software Developer
13 2 (5.41%) Junior Java Developer
13 2 (5.41%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) AngularJS
3 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 11 (29.73%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (27.03%) CSS
6 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
7 7 (18.92%) WPF
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (16.22%) Entity Framework
8 6 (16.22%) HTML5
8 6 (16.22%) jQuery
8 6 (16.22%) MSMQ
8 6 (16.22%) React
8 6 (16.22%) RESTful
8 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (16.22%) WCF
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
9 5 (13.51%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Fintech
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Kanban
2 11 (29.73%) Scrum
3 9 (24.32%) DevOps
4 8 (21.62%) TDD
4 8 (21.62%) Web Development
5 7 (18.92%) MVC
5 7 (18.92%) OOP
5 7 (18.92%) SDLC
6 6 (16.22%) BDD
6 6 (16.22%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (16.22%) Multithreading
6 6 (16.22%) OO
6 6 (16.22%) Web Application Development
7 5 (13.51%) Code Coverage
7 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) Release Management
8 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
9 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) C#
2 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) Java
5 6 (16.22%) F#
5 6 (16.22%) PHP
5 6 (16.22%) Ruby
6 5 (13.51%) Python
6 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.11%) C++
7 3 (8.11%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 2 (5.41%) VB
9 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Degree
2 15 (40.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (16.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Def Stans
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Kibana
2 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Google
3 5 (13.51%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle