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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK > Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 47 57
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 36 51 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.61% 3.85% 3.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.96% 14.33% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 47
Wales median annual salary £33,348 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.38% +18.46%  
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,050 £19,750
90th Percentile £50,850 £54,750 £45,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.22% +9.41%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 301 356 471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 30.22% 26.87% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 376 390 532
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
10th Percentile £22,875 £22,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £58,875
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 30 £34,174 -11.23% 3
North Wales - 3 - -
Mid Wales +10 2 - -
West Wales - 1 £32,500 - 1
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 66 (86.84%) Degree
2 37 (48.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (40.79%) C#
5 30 (39.47%) .NET
6 24 (31.58%) HTML
6 24 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
7 23 (30.26%) SQL
7 23 (30.26%) Web Services
8 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 20 (26.32%) Scrum
9 17 (22.37%) Java
10 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 16 (21.05%) XML
10 16 (21.05%) CSS
10 16 (21.05%) REST
10 16 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
11 15 (19.74%) Management Information System
12 14 (18.42%) MVC
12 14 (18.42%) SOAP
12 14 (18.42%) Process Improvement
13 13 (17.11%) Data Integration
13 13 (17.11%) ETL
13 13 (17.11%) OO
13 13 (17.11%) Validation
14 12 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (15.79%) Windows
14 12 (15.79%) 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 12 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (11.84%) Drupal
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.95%) Apache
6 3 (3.95%) JBoss
6 3 (3.95%) nginx
6 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Alfresco
7 2 (2.63%) Documentum
7 2 (2.63%) FileNet
7 2 (2.63%) Liferay
7 2 (2.63%) LiveCycle
7 2 (2.63%) LiveLink
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Doxygen
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (3.95%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) IaaS
2 3 (3.95%) PaaS
2 3 (3.95%) SaaS
3 2 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) LDAP
2 2 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.21%) MySQL
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.95%) Big Data
7 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.63%) Redis
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.63%) SQLite
9 1 (1.32%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) NUnit
1 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.95%) Ant
2 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.63%) Moq
3 2 (2.63%) MSTest
3 2 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.63%) Subversion
3 2 (2.63%) Xcode
4 1 (1.32%) Grunt
4 1 (1.32%) gulp
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) Maven
4 1 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) webpack
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Publishing
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Military
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) .NET Developer
2 15 (19.74%) Graduate
3 10 (13.16%) C# Developer
4 9 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Junior
5 8 (10.53%) Administrator
5 8 (10.53%) Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Junior Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.89%) BizTalk Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Solutions Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Solutions Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (39.47%) .NET
2 24 (31.58%) HTML
3 23 (30.26%) Web Services
4 16 (21.05%) CSS
4 16 (21.05%) REST
4 16 (21.05%) XML
5 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
6 14 (18.42%) SOAP
7 10 (13.16%) HTML5
8 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.53%) jQuery
10 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.21%) CSS3
11 6 (7.89%) WCF
12 5 (6.58%) Spring
13 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (3.95%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (3.95%) Node.js
14 3 (3.95%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (19.74%) Management Information System
3 12 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.63%) Fintech
6 2 (2.63%) User Experience
7 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.32%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Unix
4 5 (6.58%) Android
5 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.95%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.95%) OpenBSD
5 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) Scrum
3 16 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (18.42%) MVC
4 14 (18.42%) Process Improvement
5 13 (17.11%) Data Integration
5 13 (17.11%) ETL
5 13 (17.11%) OO
5 13 (17.11%) Validation
6 12 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 12 (15.79%) Business Process Improvement
7 11 (14.47%) Project Management
8 10 (13.16%) TDD
9 9 (11.84%) Migration
9 9 (11.84%) Test Automation
10 8 (10.53%) Data Migration
10 8 (10.53%) OOP
10 8 (10.53%) SOA
11 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.79%) C#
2 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
2 23 (30.26%) SQL
3 17 (22.37%) Java
4 12 (15.79%) PHP
5 9 (11.84%) Python
6 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.58%) C++
8 4 (5.26%) C
8 4 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.63%) Perl
10 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.32%) R
10 1 (1.32%) Scala
10 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 66 (86.84%) Degree
2 37 (48.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (7.89%) Postgraduate
4 5 (6.58%) Master's Degree
5 4 (5.26%) HND
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCSE
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.32%) PhD
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Def Stans
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.95%) Docker
3 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) SAP
3 4 (5.26%) VMware
4 3 (3.95%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.63%) Adobe
5 2 (2.63%) FatWire
5 2 (2.63%) Interwoven
5 2 (2.63%) OpenText
5 2 (2.63%) Sencha
5 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.63%) Vignette
5 2 (2.63%) Xerox
6 1 (1.32%) Apple
6 1 (1.32%) Infor
6 1 (1.32%) MAPICS
6 1 (1.32%) MuleSoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £20-22K + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Starting Salary: £20,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago