Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 60 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 90 88 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.49% 4.33% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 4.65% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 59 72 107
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £24,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -31.43% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,100 £44,875 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,769 1,892 2,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.32% 93.02% 90.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,435 1,608 1,993
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 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 +11 66 £41,750 +67.00% 28
Mid Wales +22 12 £36,000 -
West Wales +5 7 £47,500 +18.75% 2
North Wales +6 5 - - 1
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 Wales region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 84 (93.33%) Degree
2 46 (51.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (44.44%) Java
5 30 (33.33%) HTML
6 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 22 (24.44%) C#
8 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
8 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
9 18 (20.00%) SQL
9 18 (20.00%) Web Services
9 18 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (18.89%) .NET
10 17 (18.89%) Games
11 16 (17.78%) Validation
11 16 (17.78%) PHP
11 16 (17.78%) Spring
12 15 (16.67%) Project Management
12 15 (16.67%) TypeScript
13 14 (15.56%) CSS
13 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
14 13 (14.44%) jQuery
14 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (13.33%) Microservices
15 12 (13.33%) Docker
15 12 (13.33%) Finance
15 12 (13.33%) MVC
16 11 (12.22%) VB.NET
16 11 (12.22%) Linux
16 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence

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 6 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.44%) Apache
3 3 (3.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.11%) Confluence
4 1 (1.11%) Drupal
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.11%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Firewall
2 3 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (3.33%) LAN
2 3 (3.33%) VPN
2 3 (3.33%) WAN
2 3 (3.33%) Wireless
2 3 (3.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.11%) IPv4
3 1 (1.11%) IPv6
3 1 (1.11%) NAS
3 1 (1.11%) PABX
3 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.11%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) SSH
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.56%) MySQL
5 4 (4.44%) Big Data
6 3 (3.33%) Couchbase
6 3 (3.33%) Hazelcast
6 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) JIRA
2 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.67%) Maven
4 4 (4.44%) Babel
4 4 (4.44%) Bugzilla
4 4 (4.44%) webpack
5 3 (3.33%) Gradle
6 2 (2.22%) Redmine
6 2 (2.22%) Selenium
7 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.11%) Subversion
7 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (18.89%) Games
2 12 (13.33%) Finance
3 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 9 (10.00%) Retail
5 8 (8.89%) Marketing
6 7 (7.78%) Electronics
6 7 (7.78%) Law
7 5 (5.56%) Aerospace
7 5 (5.56%) Automotive
7 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
8 4 (4.44%) Advertising
8 4 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (38.89%) Developer
2 15 (16.67%) Analyst
3 11 (12.22%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (12.22%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Graduate
6 6 (6.67%) Junior
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.33%) HTML
2 18 (20.00%) Web Services
3 17 (18.89%) .NET
4 16 (17.78%) Spring
5 14 (15.56%) CSS
6 13 (14.44%) jQuery
7 10 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 10 (11.11%) HTML5
7 10 (11.11%) React
7 10 (11.11%) SOAP
8 9 (10.00%) XML
9 7 (7.78%) Node.js
9 7 (7.78%) REST
9 7 (7.78%) WebGL
10 6 (6.67%) HTML5 Canvas
10 6 (6.67%) RESTful
10 6 (6.67%) Sass
10 6 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.56%) .NET Core
11 5 (5.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.89%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.67%) Animation
4 6 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 4 (4.44%) User Experience
6 3 (3.33%) CMDB
6 3 (3.33%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.22%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.22%) Frameworx
7 2 (2.22%) IPTV
7 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.22%) TM Forum
7 2 (2.22%) Wiki
8 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Linux
2 10 (11.11%) Unix
3 6 (6.67%) Windows
4 4 (4.44%) Android
4 4 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.33%) VMS
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
3 18 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (17.78%) Validation
5 15 (16.67%) Project Management
6 12 (13.33%) Microservices
6 12 (13.33%) MVC
7 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 10 (11.11%) SDLC
9 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.89%) Coaching
11 7 (7.78%) BPMN
11 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.78%) Decision-Making
11 7 (7.78%) ERP
11 7 (7.78%) Functional Testing
11 7 (7.78%) Physics
11 7 (7.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.44%) Java
2 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.44%) C#
4 18 (20.00%) SQL
5 16 (17.78%) PHP
6 15 (16.67%) TypeScript
7 11 (12.22%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.56%) C
9 4 (4.44%) C++
9 4 (4.44%) ES6
9 4 (4.44%) Java 8
9 4 (4.44%) Scala
10 3 (3.33%) Clojure
10 3 (3.33%) Groovy
10 3 (3.33%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.33%) Python
11 1 (1.11%) Delphi
11 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.11%) Perl
11 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (93.33%) Degree
2 46 (51.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.67%) Postgraduate
4 5 (5.56%) HND
5 3 (3.33%) CCNP
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.33%) OCA
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.22%) CISSP
6 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.22%) PMP
7 1 (1.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Docker
2 5 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) SAP
3 5 (5.56%) Xamarin
4 4 (4.44%) Apple
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle
5 3 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.33%) Zend
6 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.11%) Perforce
6 1 (1.11%) VMware