Period
to 19 September 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 48 42
Rank change year-on-year -20 -6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 77 115 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.76% 4.44% 4.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.39% 14.94% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 67 100 118
Wales median annual salary £25,000 £31,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,975 £19,250
90th Percentile £49,590 £53,875 £51,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 676 770 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 32.98% 29.71% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 590 643 785
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,369
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.03% +1.05%
10th Percentile £22,475 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,025 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Wales

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Wales

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Wales over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Wales

Computer Science
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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 September 2017. 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 -8 58 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Mid Wales +17 4 - -
North Wales -5 3 - - 1
West Wales -32 2 £36,250 +34.26%
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 69 (89.61%) Degree
2 47 (61.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (53.25%) C#
4 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
5 31 (40.26%) HTML
6 30 (38.96%) CSS
7 28 (36.36%) Java
8 26 (33.77%) .NET
8 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (31.17%) OO
10 22 (28.57%) SQL
11 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
11 20 (25.97%) OOP
12 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
13 17 (22.08%) Web Development
13 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
13 17 (22.08%) Finance
14 16 (20.78%) Web Services
14 16 (20.78%) Oracle
15 15 (19.48%) Mathematics
15 15 (19.48%) Physics
16 14 (18.18%) C++
16 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (18.18%) SDLC
17 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
18 12 (15.58%) Unit Testing
18 12 (15.58%) Scrum
18 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
19 9 (11.69%) Linux
19 9 (11.69%) PHP

Computer Science
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 7 (9.09%) Drupal
2 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.60%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.60%) Documentum
4 2 (2.60%) FileNet
4 2 (2.60%) Liferay
4 2 (2.60%) LiveCycle
4 2 (2.60%) LiveLink
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Doxygen
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) SaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.19%) VoIP
3 2 (2.60%) 802.11
3 2 (2.60%) BGP
3 2 (2.60%) Broadband
3 2 (2.60%) DHCP
3 2 (2.60%) GPON
3 2 (2.60%) LDAP
3 2 (2.60%) MPLS
3 2 (2.60%) OSPF
3 2 (2.60%) RSVP
3 2 (2.60%) SMS
3 2 (2.60%) SNMP
3 2 (2.60%) VRRP
4 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) MySQL
3 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (3.90%) Big Data
4 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.90%) Redis
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.60%) SQLite
6 1 (1.30%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.60%) Ant
2 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) Subversion
2 2 (2.60%) Xcode
3 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Publishing
4 4 (5.19%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Military
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (46.75%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) Graduate
3 17 (22.08%) Software Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Graduate Developer
5 13 (16.88%) Graduate Software Developer
5 13 (16.88%) Junior
6 9 (11.69%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) C# Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Junior Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Junior Software Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) Administrator
11 4 (5.19%) Analyst
11 4 (5.19%) Systems Developer
12 3 (3.90%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (3.90%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (3.90%) DBA
12 3 (3.90%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) HTML
2 30 (38.96%) CSS
3 26 (33.77%) .NET
4 16 (20.78%) Web Services
5 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.69%) HTML5
7 7 (9.09%) XML
8 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.79%) CSS3
8 6 (7.79%) REST
8 6 (7.79%) SOAP
9 5 (6.49%) jQuery
9 5 (6.49%) Spring
10 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (5.19%) Java EE
10 4 (5.19%) WCF
11 3 (3.90%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.90%) WPF
12 2 (2.60%) J2EE
12 2 (2.60%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) Algorithms
2 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.39%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.60%) Fintech
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.60%) User Experience
7 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.30%) PDA
7 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 5 (6.49%) Android
4 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.90%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.30%) OpenBSD
5 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.17%) OO
3 20 (25.97%) OOP
4 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
5 17 (22.08%) Web Development
6 15 (19.48%) Mathematics
6 15 (19.48%) Physics
7 14 (18.18%) SDLC
8 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (15.58%) Scrum
8 12 (15.58%) Unit Testing
9 9 (11.69%) Information Security
10 8 (10.39%) MVC
10 8 (10.39%) Refactoring
11 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
11 7 (9.09%) Project Management
11 7 (9.09%) TDD
11 7 (9.09%) Validation
12 6 (7.79%) ITIL
12 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.25%) C#
2 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
3 28 (36.36%) Java
4 22 (28.57%) SQL
5 14 (18.18%) C++
6 9 (11.69%) PHP
7 7 (9.09%) Python
8 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.60%) Perl
8 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) R
9 1 (1.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 69 (89.61%) Degree
2 47 (61.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.19%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.60%) HND
4 2 (2.60%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PhD
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.78%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) SAP
4 3 (3.90%) IBM
4 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.60%) Adobe
5 2 (2.60%) FatWire
5 2 (2.60%) Interwoven
5 2 (2.60%) OpenText
5 2 (2.60%) Sencha
5 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.60%) Vignette
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
5 2 (2.60%) Xerox
6 1 (1.30%) Apple
6 1 (1.30%) Infor
6 1 (1.30%) MAPICS
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat