Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
UK > Wales
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 62 49
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 31 63 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.01% 3.51% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 3.84% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 57 64
Median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -11.39% +21.54%
10th Percentile £24,700 £21,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £57,000 £61,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 910 1,639 1,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.44% 91.36% 92.40%
Number of salaries quoted 776 1,410 1,426
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,875 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Wales

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in Wales.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Wales

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in Wales over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 26 £46,250 +32.14% 25
North Wales +4 4 - -
West Wales -7 1 £21,500 -10.42%
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 31 (100.00%) Degree
2 19 (61.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) User Experience
6 8 (25.81%) Windows
7 7 (22.58%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) OOP
7 7 (22.58%) OO
7 7 (22.58%) C#
7 7 (22.58%) C++
7 7 (22.58%) GIS
8 6 (19.35%) Games
8 6 (19.35%) Java
8 6 (19.35%) MySQL
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 6 (19.35%) OpenGL
8 6 (19.35%) DirectX
8 6 (19.35%) Android
8 6 (19.35%) Mac OS
8 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
8 6 (19.35%) Qt
8 6 (19.35%) REST
8 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
8 6 (19.35%) Game Development
8 6 (19.35%) Front End Development
8 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
9 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (6.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) AWS
1 5 (16.13%) Azure
2 4 (12.90%) IaaS
2 4 (12.90%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) GIS
2 6 (19.35%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Games
3 4 (12.90%) Public Sector
4 3 (9.68%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) C++ Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Designer
2 6 (19.35%) Junior
2 6 (19.35%) Junior C++ Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Junior Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Senior Designer
2 6 (19.35%) Senior UX Designer
2 6 (19.35%) UX Designer
3 4 (12.90%) Account Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Business Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Product Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Machine Learning Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) NetSuite Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) DirectX
1 6 (19.35%) OpenGL
1 6 (19.35%) Qt
1 6 (19.35%) REST
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) User Experience
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Android
3 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
3 6 (19.35%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) OO
2 7 (22.58%) OOP
3 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
3 6 (19.35%) Front End Development
3 6 (19.35%) Game Development
3 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
5 4 (12.90%) Business Development
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
5 4 (12.90%) People Management
5 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) Coaching
6 3 (9.68%) Physics
6 3 (9.68%) Product Backlog
6 3 (9.68%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) C#
1 7 (22.58%) C++
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) R
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Degree
2 19 (61.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (9.68%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) GIAC
4 1 (3.23%) IISP
4 1 (3.23%) ISSAP
4 1 (3.23%) MBA
4 1 (3.23%) PhD
4 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Aerohive Networks
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
3 4 (12.90%) Veeam
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle