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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 39 61
Rank change year-on-year -14 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 30 63 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.59% 5.32% 3.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.83% 17.80% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 26
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £27,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £54,000 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,802
% change year-on-year - +3.08%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 277 354 466
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 33.13% 29.87% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 240 286 403
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £60,000 £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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 21 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Torfaen +8 4 £41,500 -27.82% 1
Bridgend +2 2 £38,750 +43.51%
Newport +3 1 £24,000 -34.04% 2
Computer Science
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 54 (88.52%) Degree
2 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
4 18 (29.51%) Java
4 18 (29.51%) Scrum
5 17 (27.87%) HTML
5 17 (27.87%) CSS
6 16 (26.23%) .NET
6 16 (26.23%) Python
7 15 (24.59%) C#
8 14 (22.95%) OO
8 14 (22.95%) HTML5
9 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
9 13 (21.31%) SDLC
10 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
10 12 (19.67%) SQL
10 12 (19.67%) Finance
11 11 (18.03%) TDD
11 11 (18.03%) Web Development
12 10 (16.39%) C++
12 10 (16.39%) C
12 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (14.75%) MySQL
13 9 (14.75%) Windows
13 9 (14.75%) Linux
13 9 (14.75%) OOP
13 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
13 9 (14.75%) MVC
13 9 (14.75%) Objective-C
13 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering

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 (11.48%) Drupal
1 7 (11.48%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.20%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.92%) Apache
5 3 (4.92%) JBoss
5 3 (4.92%) nginx
5 3 (4.92%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Alfresco
6 2 (3.28%) Documentum
6 2 (3.28%) FileNet
6 2 (3.28%) Liferay
6 2 (3.28%) LiveCycle
6 2 (3.28%) LiveLink
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) IaaS
3 3 (4.92%) PaaS
3 3 (4.92%) SaaS
4 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.75%) MySQL
3 8 (13.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (13.11%) Big Data
3 8 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (11.48%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
6 5 (8.20%) HBase
7 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.56%) Sqoop
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.28%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.28%) Redis
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.28%) SQLite
10 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Grunt
2 6 (9.84%) gulp
2 6 (9.84%) webpack
3 5 (8.20%) Selenium
4 4 (6.56%) Ant
4 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.28%) Maven
6 2 (3.28%) Subversion
6 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.28%) Xcode
7 1 (1.64%) JMeter
7 1 (1.64%) NUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Publishing
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Advertising
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Military
6 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Developer
2 9 (14.75%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Web Developer
4 7 (11.48%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Graduate
5 6 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Big Data Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Junior
6 5 (8.20%) Junior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Writer
8 3 (4.92%) Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) CSS
1 17 (27.87%) HTML
2 16 (26.23%) .NET
3 14 (22.95%) HTML5
4 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
5 8 (13.11%) Angular 2
5 8 (13.11%) CSS3
5 8 (13.11%) jQuery
5 8 (13.11%) React
5 8 (13.11%) Web Services
6 7 (11.48%) Node.js
7 6 (9.84%) Django
7 6 (9.84%) Sass
7 6 (9.84%) Spring
8 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.56%) J2EE
9 4 (6.56%) REST
9 4 (6.56%) XML
10 3 (4.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Android
2 8 (13.11%) Unix
3 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.92%) Mac OS
4 3 (4.92%) OpenBSD
4 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) Scrum
3 14 (22.95%) OO
4 13 (21.31%) SDLC
5 11 (18.03%) TDD
5 11 (18.03%) Web Development
6 9 (14.75%) MVC
6 9 (14.75%) OOP
6 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.48%) BDD
7 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
7 7 (11.48%) Validation
8 5 (8.20%) Desktop Publishing
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.56%) OOD
9 4 (6.56%) Project Management
9 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.92%) CRM
10 3 (4.92%) Quality Management
10 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
2 18 (29.51%) Java
3 16 (26.23%) Python
4 15 (24.59%) C#
5 12 (19.67%) SQL
6 10 (16.39%) C
6 10 (16.39%) C++
7 9 (14.75%) Objective-C
8 8 (13.11%) PHP
9 6 (9.84%) Apple Swift
9 6 (9.84%) Scala
10 4 (6.56%) Go
10 4 (6.56%) Ruby
11 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
11 3 (4.92%) Perl
12 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.64%) XAML
12 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (88.52%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) HND
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) HDFS
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) Docker
4 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Terraform
2 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Cloudera
2 4 (6.56%) Hortonworks
2 4 (6.56%) VMware
3 3 (4.92%) IBM
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe
4 2 (3.28%) FatWire
4 2 (3.28%) Interwoven
4 2 (3.28%) OpenText
4 2 (3.28%) Sencha
4 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.28%) Vignette
4 2 (3.28%) Xerox
5 1 (1.64%) Apple
5 1 (1.64%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.64%) Sage
5 1 (1.64%) Zend
Newport, Gwent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £42k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £42k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 9 days ago