Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 56 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13 +28
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 58 92 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.05% 4.29% 5.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.34% 12.69% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 47 92 105
South Wales median annual salary £25,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £18,800
90th Percentile £44,650 £73,875 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £24,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year -31.43% +3.70% +3.85%

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 South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 470 725 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 32.84% 33.78% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 409 640 621
South Wales median annual salary £37,725 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.60% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,875 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in South Wales

Computer Science
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in South Wales

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in South Wales over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in South Wales

Computer Science
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +9 32 £24,000 -33.33% 1
Newport +13 18 £24,000 -70.00%
Torfaen +4 6 £28,500 -5.00%
Caerphilly -3 1 - -
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Computer Science
Wales

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 37 (63.79%) Degree
2 35 (60.34%) C#
3 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 26 (44.83%) SQL
4 26 (44.83%) .NET
5 25 (43.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (34.48%) CSS
6 20 (34.48%) Scrum
7 19 (32.76%) HTML
7 19 (32.76%) Java
8 18 (31.03%) AngularJS
9 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
10 15 (25.86%) OOP
10 15 (25.86%) Data Structures
10 15 (25.86%) Kanban
11 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
11 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
12 13 (22.41%) OO
12 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
13 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (18.97%) WPF
14 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
14 11 (18.97%) Information Security
15 10 (17.24%) MVC
15 10 (17.24%) TDD
15 10 (17.24%) Refactoring
15 10 (17.24%) QA
15 10 (17.24%) WCF

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (12.07%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (10.34%) CMS
2 6 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (10.34%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.17%) Hyperconnected
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.45%) 802.11
3 2 (3.45%) BGP
3 2 (3.45%) Broadband
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
3 2 (3.45%) GPON
3 2 (3.45%) HTTP
3 2 (3.45%) MPLS
3 2 (3.45%) OSPF
3 2 (3.45%) RSVP
3 2 (3.45%) SMS
3 2 (3.45%) SNMP
3 2 (3.45%) VoIP
3 2 (3.45%) VRRP
4 1 (1.72%) Intranet
4 1 (1.72%) Modbus
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.72%) Power BI
6 1 (1.72%) Redis
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.17%) Moq
3 3 (5.17%) MSTest
3 3 (5.17%) NUnit
3 3 (5.17%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (12.07%) Games
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Finance
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) Junior
3 20 (34.48%) Graduate
4 18 (31.03%) .NET Developer
5 14 (24.14%) Junior Developer
6 12 (20.69%) C# Developer
6 12 (20.69%) Graduate Developer
7 10 (17.24%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (17.24%) Software Engineer
8 9 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (15.52%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 9 (15.52%) Junior .NET Developer
8 9 (15.52%) Systems Developer
9 8 (13.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 7 (12.07%) Junior Software Engineer
11 6 (10.34%) SQL Developer
12 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
13 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
14 3 (5.17%) .NET Software Developer
14 3 (5.17%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) .NET
2 20 (34.48%) CSS
3 19 (32.76%) HTML
4 18 (31.03%) AngularJS
5 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
6 12 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
7 11 (18.97%) WPF
8 10 (17.24%) WCF
9 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (15.52%) React
10 8 (13.79%) jQuery
11 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
11 6 (10.34%) HTML5
11 6 (10.34%) MSMQ
11 6 (10.34%) RequireJS
11 6 (10.34%) RESTful
11 6 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Data Structures
2 10 (17.24%) Algorithms
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.62%) User Experience
5 3 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (5.17%) Interactive TV
6 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.45%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.72%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.72%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Android
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) Scrum
3 15 (25.86%) Kanban
3 15 (25.86%) OOP
4 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
5 13 (22.41%) OO
6 11 (18.97%) Information Security
7 10 (17.24%) MVC
7 10 (17.24%) Refactoring
7 10 (17.24%) TDD
8 9 (15.52%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (15.52%) SDLC
8 9 (15.52%) Web Application Development
9 8 (13.79%) DevOps
9 8 (13.79%) Web Development
10 7 (12.07%) Process Improvement
11 6 (10.34%) BDD
11 6 (10.34%) Code Coverage
11 6 (10.34%) Multithreading
11 6 (10.34%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) C#
2 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 26 (44.83%) SQL
3 19 (32.76%) Java
4 7 (12.07%) Python
4 7 (12.07%) TypeScript
5 6 (10.34%) F#
5 6 (10.34%) Ruby
5 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.90%) R
7 3 (5.17%) Apple Swift
7 3 (5.17%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.17%) Perl
8 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.45%) C++
8 2 (3.45%) PHP
8 2 (3.45%) VB
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 37 (63.79%) Degree
2 25 (43.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (10.34%) HND
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Kibana
2 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Google
2 6 (10.34%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) IBM