Period
to 21 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 54 36
Rank change year-on-year +20 -18 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 4.08% 0.69% 2.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.26% 1.94% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Swansea median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £27,864
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +34.58% -
West Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £27,864
% change year-on-year +13.33% +34.58% +5.15%

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 Swansea with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Swansea
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 108 103 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 44.08% 35.64% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 102 86 26
Swansea median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,864
Median salary % change year-on-year - +43.55% -20.01%
10th Percentile £25,000 £29,077 £17,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £41,875
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - +31.15% -12.45%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swansea.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Swansea

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Swansea.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Swansea

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Swansea over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Swansea

For the 6 months to 21 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) SLA
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Java EE
7 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
7 1 (10.00%) Law
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) F5
7 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (10.00%) IGRP
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) RIP
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Material Design
2 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CatOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware