Period
to 18 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 101 81
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20 -30
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 50 38 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.75% 2.01% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.58% 7.97% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 68
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.77% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,300 £21,113 £21,175
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,700 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 343 477 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.87% 25.25% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 258 339 496
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,946 £57,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Wales

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Wales

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Wales over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Wales

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 February 2019. 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
South Wales +19 40 £42,500 +30.77% 10
Mid Wales - 6 £36,000 -
West Wales -8 4 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Wales region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 50 (100.00%) Degree
2 45 (90.00%) Computer Science
3 25 (50.00%) Java
4 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
6 18 (36.00%) HTML
7 13 (26.00%) CSS
8 12 (24.00%) Web Services
9 11 (22.00%) Spring
9 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
10 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 10 (20.00%) TypeScript
10 10 (20.00%) React
10 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (20.00%) e-Learning
10 10 (20.00%) jQuery
10 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (20.00%) CGI
11 9 (18.00%) SQL
11 9 (18.00%) Web Development
11 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (16.00%) SDLC
12 8 (16.00%) Functional Testing
12 8 (16.00%) JIRA
12 8 (16.00%) Linux
12 8 (16.00%) Electronics
12 8 (16.00%) Validation
13 7 (14.00%) Games
13 7 (14.00%) OO
13 7 (14.00%) OOD

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
1 2 (4.00%) SSH
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) Couchbase
2 3 (6.00%) Hazelcast
2 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) JIRA
2 7 (14.00%) Maven
3 5 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.00%) Babel
4 4 (8.00%) webpack
5 3 (6.00%) Gradle
6 2 (4.00%) Redmine
6 2 (4.00%) Selenium
7 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.00%) Electronics
2 7 (14.00%) Games
3 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 6 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.00%) Marketing
3 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.00%) Advertising
5 3 (6.00%) Back Office
5 3 (6.00%) Law
6 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Graduate
3 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (6.00%) HTML Developer
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Junior
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Backend Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Graduate Web Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Information Officer
6 2 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Security Officer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) HTML
2 13 (26.00%) CSS
3 12 (24.00%) Web Services
4 11 (22.00%) Spring
5 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (20.00%) CGI
5 10 (20.00%) jQuery
5 10 (20.00%) React
6 6 (12.00%) HTML5 Canvas
6 6 (12.00%) Sass
6 6 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (12.00%) WebGL
7 5 (10.00%) XML
8 4 (8.00%) JDBC
8 4 (8.00%) JPA
8 4 (8.00%) Node.js
8 4 (8.00%) Spring Boot
9 3 (6.00%) GraphQL
9 3 (6.00%) React Native
9 3 (6.00%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 6 (12.00%) Animation
2 6 (12.00%) User Experience
2 6 (12.00%) Virtual Team
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.00%) Digital TV
5 2 (4.00%) iPhone
5 2 (4.00%) IPTV
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.00%) Wiki
6 1 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) Interactive TV
6 1 (2.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Android
2 6 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.00%) Unix
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (18.00%) Web Development
6 8 (16.00%) Functional Testing
6 8 (16.00%) SDLC
6 8 (16.00%) Validation
7 7 (14.00%) OO
7 7 (14.00%) OOD
8 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (12.00%) Game Development
8 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
9 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 9 (18.00%) SQL
5 7 (14.00%) PHP
6 4 (8.00%) C#
6 4 (8.00%) ES6
7 3 (6.00%) Clojure
7 3 (6.00%) Groovy
7 3 (6.00%) Objective-C
7 3 (6.00%) Python
7 3 (6.00%) Scala
8 2 (4.00%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.00%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.00%) C++
9 1 (2.00%) Fortran
9 1 (2.00%) Java 8
9 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) CISSP
2 2 (4.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.00%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.00%) IEC 62304
3 1 (2.00%) MISRA
3 1 (2.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) SAP
2 5 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Perforce