Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 63 43
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20 +26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 62 57 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.53% 3.59% 5.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.84% 10.52% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54 55 81
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.78% +10.77%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,600 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% +9.23%

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 483 542 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 35.31% 34.11% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 427 478 589
South Wales median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,544 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 +10 49 £35,000 - 12
Caerphilly - 5 £47,000 -
Newport +12 4 £65,000 +80.94% 2
Torfaen -1 2 £57,500 +38.55%
Bridgend -2 2 £28,000 -27.74%
Computer Science
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 46 (74.19%) Degree
2 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) Java
4 14 (22.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (20.97%) C#
6 11 (17.74%) Finance
6 11 (17.74%) SQL
7 10 (16.13%) Scrum
7 10 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (14.52%) .NET
8 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.29%) TDD
10 7 (11.29%) Oracle
10 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
10 7 (11.29%) Retail
11 6 (9.68%) Physics
11 6 (9.68%) QA
11 6 (9.68%) Visualforce
11 6 (9.68%) Apex Code
11 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.68%) REST
11 6 (9.68%) XML
11 6 (9.68%) UML
11 6 (9.68%) HTTP
11 6 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.68%) Aerospace
11 6 (9.68%) Management Information System

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 1 (1.61%) Apache
1 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) HTTP
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (1.61%) 802.11
4 1 (1.61%) BGP
4 1 (1.61%) Broadband
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.61%) GPON
4 1 (1.61%) LAN
4 1 (1.61%) MPLS
4 1 (1.61%) Network Security
4 1 (1.61%) OSPF
4 1 (1.61%) RSVP
4 1 (1.61%) SNMP
4 1 (1.61%) SSH
4 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.61%) VPN
4 1 (1.61%) VRRP
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) MySQL
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.45%) Rational Team Concert
1 4 (6.45%) Selenium
2 3 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.84%) Rational Quality Manager
3 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.61%) Gatling
4 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.61%) JMeter
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Protractor
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Automotive
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Electronics
6 1 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Administrator
3 9 (14.52%) Junior
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Junior Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Salesforce Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.06%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Business Process Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) DBA
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (6.45%) Process Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 6 (9.68%) REST
2 6 (9.68%) Visualforce
2 6 (9.68%) XML
3 4 (6.45%) Ajax
3 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.45%) CSS
3 4 (6.45%) HTML
3 4 (6.45%) jQuery
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) SOAP
5 2 (3.23%) Node.js
6 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.61%) HTML5
6 1 (1.61%) LAMP
6 1 (1.61%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.61%) Laravel
6 1 (1.61%) Middleware
6 1 (1.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.06%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.45%) CMDB
5 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (3.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.61%) Frameworx
6 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.61%) Social Media
6 1 (1.61%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
1 4 (6.45%) Unix
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (16.13%) Scrum
3 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.29%) TDD
5 6 (9.68%) Physics
5 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
5 6 (9.68%) UML
6 5 (8.06%) BPMN
6 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.06%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
6 5 (8.06%) Functional Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.45%) BDD
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.45%) Database Security
7 4 (6.45%) Security Patching
7 4 (6.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) Java
2 13 (20.97%) C#
3 11 (17.74%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.68%) Apex Code
6 4 (6.45%) Java 8
6 4 (6.45%) Ruby
7 3 (4.84%) PHP
7 3 (4.84%) Python
8 2 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.61%) Ada
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) C-shell
9 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (74.19%) Degree
2 14 (22.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.06%) PhD
4 4 (6.45%) OCA
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (4.84%) Master's Degree
5 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.23%) PMP
7 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CCNA
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CISM
7 1 (1.61%) CISSP
7 1 (1.61%) GIAC
7 1 (1.61%) GPEN
7 1 (1.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) MISRA
3 1 (1.61%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.61%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.23%) vSphere
2 1 (1.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Ansible
1 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 6 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (8.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Sitecore