Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 57 58
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 61 58 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.79% 4.04% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 4.39% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 90
South Wales median annual salary £40,500 £25,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.00% -28.57% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,100
90th Percentile £67,625 £44,650 £76,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £24,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +56.25% -31.43% +3.70%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,400 1,321 1,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 86.96% 91.93% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,150 1,170 1,760
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,439 £55,349
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,675 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.82% +5.80% +4.17%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -14 38 £40,500 +68.75% 8
Bridgend - 9 £33,250 - 5
Newport +7 7 £41,250 +71.88% 3
Torfaen +5 5 - - 5
Caerphilly +1 1 - -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - -
Computer Science
Wales

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 56 (91.80%) Degree
2 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (44.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (42.62%) Java
5 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
6 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
7 12 (19.67%) HTML
8 10 (16.39%) C#
8 10 (16.39%) Spring
8 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (14.75%) SDLC
9 9 (14.75%) Mathematics
9 9 (14.75%) SQL
9 9 (14.75%) Project Management
9 9 (14.75%) Retail
10 8 (13.11%) Validation
10 8 (13.11%) CSS
10 8 (13.11%) PHP
10 8 (13.11%) JIRA
10 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
10 8 (13.11%) Coaching
10 8 (13.11%) Data Structures
11 7 (11.48%) Microservices
11 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
11 7 (11.48%) Physics
11 7 (11.48%) jQuery
11 7 (11.48%) BPMN
11 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
11 7 (11.48%) Marketing

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 4 (6.56%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) Drupal
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.64%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) GitHub
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) IPv4
2 1 (1.64%) IPv6
2 1 (1.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) MySQL
2 4 (6.56%) Big Data
3 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) JIRA
2 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) Babel
3 4 (6.56%) webpack
4 3 (4.92%) Bugzilla
4 3 (4.92%) Gradle
4 3 (4.92%) Maven
5 2 (3.28%) Redmine
5 2 (3.28%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.75%) Retail
2 7 (11.48%) Marketing
3 6 (9.84%) Finance
4 5 (8.20%) Aerospace
4 5 (8.20%) Electronics
4 5 (8.20%) Games
5 4 (6.56%) Advertising
5 4 (6.56%) Automotive
5 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Developer
2 9 (14.75%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Software Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Architect
3 6 (9.84%) Junior
4 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (6.56%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (6.56%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.56%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) HTML
2 10 (16.39%) Spring
3 8 (13.11%) CSS
4 7 (11.48%) jQuery
5 6 (9.84%) .NET
5 6 (9.84%) RESTful
6 5 (8.20%) HTML5
6 5 (8.20%) Kafka
6 5 (8.20%) Web Services
7 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.56%) CSS3
7 4 (6.56%) JDBC
7 4 (6.56%) LAMP
7 4 (6.56%) Laravel
7 4 (6.56%) React
7 4 (6.56%) SOAP
7 4 (6.56%) Universal Windows Platform
7 4 (6.56%) XML
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.92%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Data Structures
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) CMDB
5 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.28%) Digital TV
5 2 (3.28%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.28%) Frameworx
5 2 (3.28%) IPTV
5 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.28%) TM Forum
5 2 (3.28%) Wiki
6 1 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.64%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.64%) Social Media
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Android
2 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.56%) Unix
2 4 (6.56%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) VMS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
3 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (14.75%) Mathematics
4 9 (14.75%) Project Management
4 9 (14.75%) SDLC
5 8 (13.11%) Coaching
5 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
5 8 (13.11%) Validation
6 7 (11.48%) BPMN
6 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
6 7 (11.48%) Microservices
6 7 (11.48%) MVC
6 7 (11.48%) Physics
7 6 (9.84%) Product Management
8 5 (8.20%) Information Management
8 5 (8.20%) OO
8 5 (8.20%) Scrum
8 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) Java
2 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.39%) C#
4 9 (14.75%) SQL
5 8 (13.11%) PHP
6 4 (6.56%) C
6 4 (6.56%) C++
6 4 (6.56%) ES6
6 4 (6.56%) Java 8
6 4 (6.56%) TypeScript
6 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.92%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.92%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.64%) Delphi
8 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) R
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (91.80%) Degree
2 27 (44.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.56%) HND
4 3 (4.92%) OCA
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) PhD
5 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) SAP
3 3 (4.92%) Apple
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.64%) Perforce