Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 45 60
Rank change year-on-year -20 +15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 56 114 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.51% 4.84% 4.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.69% 16.81% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 53 88 73
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,850 £19,750
90th Percentile £52,170 £54,125 £50,500
Wales median annual salary £34,174 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -2.36% +7.69% -1.52%

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 524 678 881
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 32.83% 28.80% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 467 578 754
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,650 £22,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £55,400 £57,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.35% +5.71%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -3 37 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Newport +8 8 £35,924 -1.27% 1
Torfaen +4 7 £41,500 -24.55% 1
Bridgend -1 2 £38,750 +25.00%
Computer Science
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 48 (85.71%) Degree
2 34 (60.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (41.07%) C#
5 22 (39.29%) .NET
6 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
7 15 (26.79%) SQL
7 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
7 15 (26.79%) Scrum
8 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
8 13 (23.21%) CSS
8 13 (23.21%) Web Services
8 13 (23.21%) HTML
9 11 (19.64%) Windows
9 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (17.86%) Linux
10 10 (17.86%) OO
11 9 (16.07%) Java
11 9 (16.07%) MVC
11 9 (16.07%) Finance
11 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
12 8 (14.29%) HTML5
12 8 (14.29%) MySQL
12 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 8 (14.29%) Python
13 7 (12.50%) DevOps
13 7 (12.50%) PHP
13 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
13 7 (12.50%) TDD
13 7 (12.50%) Web Development

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 (12.50%) Drupal
2 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.36%) Apache
4 3 (5.36%) JBoss
4 3 (5.36%) nginx
4 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Alfresco
5 2 (3.57%) Documentum
5 2 (3.57%) FileNet
5 2 (3.57%) Liferay
5 2 (3.57%) LiveCycle
5 2 (3.57%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.93%) Doxygen
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) IaaS
2 3 (5.36%) PaaS
2 3 (5.36%) SaaS
3 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Ethernet
2 4 (7.14%) VoIP
3 2 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) MySQL
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.36%) Big Data
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Redis
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) SQLite
5 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Ant
2 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) Xcode
3 1 (1.79%) NUnit
3 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Publishing
4 4 (7.14%) Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Military
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Graduate
4 9 (16.07%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Junior
5 8 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Junior Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Architect
10 2 (3.57%) DBA
10 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) .NET
2 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
2 13 (23.21%) CSS
2 13 (23.21%) HTML
2 13 (23.21%) Web Services
3 8 (14.29%) HTML5
4 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.71%) CSS3
5 6 (10.71%) jQuery
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (8.93%) WCF
7 4 (7.14%) Java EE
7 4 (7.14%) Spring
7 4 (7.14%) XML
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (5.36%) REST
9 2 (3.57%) Ext JS
9 2 (3.57%) Node.js
9 2 (3.57%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.36%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.57%) Fintech
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.79%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.79%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Android
4 5 (8.93%) Unix
5 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.36%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.36%) OpenBSD
6 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) Scrum
3 10 (17.86%) OO
4 9 (16.07%) MVC
4 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
5 7 (12.50%) DevOps
5 7 (12.50%) TDD
5 7 (12.50%) Web Development
6 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
6 6 (10.71%) Validation
7 5 (8.93%) Desktop Publishing
7 5 (8.93%) Line Management
7 5 (8.93%) OOP
7 5 (8.93%) Physics
7 5 (8.93%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.14%) CRM
9 3 (5.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) C#
2 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.79%) SQL
4 9 (16.07%) Java
5 8 (14.29%) Python
6 7 (12.50%) PHP
7 4 (7.14%) C++
8 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.57%) C
9 2 (3.57%) Perl
10 1 (1.79%) R
10 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 48 (85.71%) Degree
2 34 (60.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.14%) Master's Degree
4 3 (5.36%) HND
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.79%) PhD
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Def Stans
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe
4 2 (3.57%) FatWire
4 2 (3.57%) Interwoven
4 2 (3.57%) OpenText
4 2 (3.57%) Sencha
4 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.57%) Vignette
4 2 (3.57%) Xerox
5 1 (1.79%) Apple
5 1 (1.79%) Infor
5 1 (1.79%) MAPICS
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 27 days ago
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