Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 53 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 +41
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 64 83 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.70% 4.23% 6.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.45% 12.21% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 85 105
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 £17,600
90th Percentile £47,250 £85,000 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £25,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -28.57% +2.94% +4.62%

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 443 680 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 32.55% 34.66% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 376 599 617
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,200
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £52,600
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -2.78%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +8 37 £25,000 -30.56% 2
Newport +12 16 £24,500 -69.38% 5
Torfaen +10 7 £35,000 +48.94% 1
Caerphilly -1 2 - - 1
Gwent - 1 £45,000 - 2
Computer Science
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 (57.81%) Degree
2 31 (48.44%) C#
2 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (40.63%) SQL
4 24 (37.50%) .NET
4 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 23 (35.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (32.81%) Scrum
7 19 (29.69%) AngularJS
8 18 (28.13%) HTML
8 18 (28.13%) Java
8 18 (28.13%) CSS
9 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
9 15 (23.44%) Kanban
10 14 (21.88%) OOP
10 14 (21.88%) Software Engineering
11 13 (20.31%) Data Structures
12 12 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (18.75%) QA
12 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (18.75%) OO
12 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET
13 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
13 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
14 10 (15.63%) WPF
14 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (15.63%) React
14 10 (15.63%) TDD
15 9 (14.06%) Information Security
15 9 (14.06%) MVC

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 (10.94%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.38%) CMS
2 6 (9.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (9.38%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
1 3 (4.69%) Hyperconnected
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) 802.11
2 2 (3.13%) BGP
2 2 (3.13%) Broadband
2 2 (3.13%) DHCP
2 2 (3.13%) GPON
2 2 (3.13%) MPLS
2 2 (3.13%) OSPF
2 2 (3.13%) RSVP
2 2 (3.13%) SNMP
2 2 (3.13%) VRRP
3 1 (1.56%) Intranet
3 1 (1.56%) Modbus
3 1 (1.56%) SMS
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.56%) Power BI
6 1 (1.56%) Redis
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.38%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.69%) Moq
3 3 (4.69%) MSTest
3 3 (4.69%) NUnit
3 3 (4.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (10.94%) Games
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (57.81%) Developer
2 24 (37.50%) Junior
3 19 (29.69%) Junior Developer
4 18 (28.13%) .NET Developer
4 18 (28.13%) Graduate
5 12 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 12 (18.75%) Graduate Developer
6 11 (17.19%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (14.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (14.06%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 9 (14.06%) Junior .NET Developer
8 8 (12.50%) Software Engineer
8 8 (12.50%) Systems Developer
9 6 (9.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) SQL Developer
10 5 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (7.81%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (7.81%) Junior Software Engineer
11 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) .NET
2 19 (29.69%) AngularJS
3 18 (28.13%) CSS
3 18 (28.13%) HTML
4 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 12 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
6 10 (15.63%) React
6 10 (15.63%) WPF
7 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (14.06%) WCF
8 7 (10.94%) HTML5
8 7 (10.94%) jQuery
9 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (9.38%) CSS3
9 6 (9.38%) Entity Framework
9 6 (9.38%) MSMQ
9 6 (9.38%) REST
9 6 (9.38%) RESTful
9 6 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Data Structures
2 8 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) User Experience
4 3 (4.69%) e-Learning
4 3 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.69%) Interactive TV
5 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Android
2 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Windows
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Scrum
3 15 (23.44%) Kanban
4 14 (21.88%) OOP
4 14 (21.88%) Software Engineering
5 12 (18.75%) OO
6 10 (15.63%) TDD
7 9 (14.06%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (14.06%) Information Security
7 9 (14.06%) MVC
7 9 (14.06%) Process Improvement
7 9 (14.06%) Web Application Development
8 8 (12.50%) Refactoring
8 8 (12.50%) SDLC
9 7 (10.94%) DevOps
9 7 (10.94%) Web Development
10 6 (9.38%) Analytics
10 6 (9.38%) BDD
10 6 (9.38%) Multithreading
10 6 (9.38%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) C#
2 26 (40.63%) SQL
3 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 18 (28.13%) Java
5 9 (14.06%) Python
6 8 (12.50%) TypeScript
7 6 (9.38%) F#
7 6 (9.38%) Ruby
7 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.81%) Perl
9 4 (6.25%) Apple Swift
9 4 (6.25%) Objective-C
9 4 (6.25%) R
10 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.13%) C++
10 2 (3.13%) VB
11 1 (1.56%) C
11 1 (1.56%) PHP
11 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (57.81%) Degree
2 23 (35.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (9.38%) HND
4 2 (3.13%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.13%) PhD
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Kibana
2 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Google
2 6 (9.38%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.13%) IBM
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle