Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 90 76
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 45 52 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.25% 2.53% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.23% 10.44% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 81
Wales median annual salary £40,500 £25,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.00% -28.57% +20.69%
10th Percentile £28,750 £20,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £61,875 £45,900 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 368 498 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.40% 24.27% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 250 409 605
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,968 £57,946 £57,900
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 9 December 2018.

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 9 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
South Wales -12 28 £50,000 +92.31% 11
Mid Wales - 7 £36,000 -
West Wales +6 5 £47,500 +35.71%
North Wales - 5 - -
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 45 (100.00%) Degree
2 43 (95.56%) Computer Science
3 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (48.89%) Java
5 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 18 (40.00%) HTML
7 15 (33.33%) Spring
7 15 (33.33%) TypeScript
8 12 (26.67%) Docker
8 12 (26.67%) Games
8 12 (26.67%) Web Services
9 10 (22.22%) CSS
9 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 10 (22.22%) MVC
9 10 (22.22%) jQuery
9 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 10 (22.22%) React
10 9 (20.00%) Microservices
10 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
11 8 (17.78%) Firewall
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
11 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
11 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
12 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
12 7 (15.56%) Coaching
12 7 (15.56%) Kubernetes
12 7 (15.56%) Maven
12 7 (15.56%) C#
12 7 (15.56%) Linux

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 3 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (8.89%) LAN
2 4 (8.89%) VPN
2 4 (8.89%) WAN
2 4 (8.89%) Wireless
2 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) Big Data
3 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.67%) Couchbase
4 3 (6.67%) Hazelcast
4 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Maven
2 6 (13.33%) JIRA
3 4 (8.89%) Babel
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.89%) webpack
4 3 (6.67%) Bugzilla
4 3 (6.67%) Gradle
5 2 (4.44%) Redmine
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (26.67%) Games
2 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (13.33%) Law
4 5 (11.11%) Electronics
5 4 (8.89%) Advertising
5 4 (8.89%) Finance
5 4 (8.89%) Marketing
5 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
6 3 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Graduate
5 3 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Backend Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Information Officer
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (4.44%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) HTML
2 15 (33.33%) Spring
3 12 (26.67%) Web Services
4 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 10 (22.22%) CSS
4 10 (22.22%) jQuery
4 10 (22.22%) React
5 6 (13.33%) .NET
5 6 (13.33%) HTML5
5 6 (13.33%) HTML5 Canvas
5 6 (13.33%) Sass
5 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (13.33%) WebGL
6 5 (11.11%) .NET Core
6 5 (11.11%) Kafka
7 4 (8.89%) JDBC
7 4 (8.89%) JPA
7 4 (8.89%) Node.js
7 4 (8.89%) RESTful
7 4 (8.89%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Animation
1 6 (13.33%) Virtual Team
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.67%) Digital TV
3 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.44%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.44%) IPTV
4 2 (4.44%) Wiki
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.22%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.22%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Unix
3 4 (8.89%) Android
3 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) Computer Science
2 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) MVC
4 9 (20.00%) Microservices
5 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.56%) Coaching
7 6 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Game Development
7 6 (13.33%) SDLC
8 5 (11.11%) Analytics
8 5 (11.11%) Information Management
8 5 (11.11%) OO
8 5 (11.11%) TDD
8 5 (11.11%) Validation
8 5 (11.11%) Web Development
9 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 15 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 8 (17.78%) SQL
5 7 (15.56%) C#
6 4 (8.89%) ES6
6 4 (8.89%) PHP
7 3 (6.67%) Clojure
7 3 (6.67%) Groovy
7 3 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 3 (6.67%) Python
7 3 (6.67%) Scala
8 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) CCNP
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CISSP
4 1 (2.22%) HND
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Docker
2 5 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco
3 4 (8.89%) SAP
3 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Perforce