Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 68 53
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 88 65 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.40% 3.37% 4.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.89% 9.89% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 58 57 102
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £24,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.08% -26.15% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £19,775
90th Percentile £64,125 £43,750 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 808 657 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.42% 34.06% 33.56%
Number of salaries quoted 628 557 743
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,800 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 6 months to 21 October 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 21 October 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 +2 56 £41,000 +70.83% 19
Mid Wales +8 16 £36,000 - 3
West Wales +20 9 £47,500 +31.03% 1
North Wales 0 7 £47,500 +137.50% 2
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 79 (89.77%) Degree
2 39 (44.32%) Java
3 36 (40.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (31.82%) HTML
6 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
7 25 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (27.27%) Project Management
9 23 (26.14%) C#
10 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
10 21 (23.86%) Web Services
10 21 (23.86%) Validation
11 20 (22.73%) Finance
11 20 (22.73%) .NET
12 19 (21.59%) SQL
12 19 (21.59%) Management Information System
13 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
14 17 (19.32%) XML
14 17 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (18.18%) SOAP
16 15 (17.05%) PHP
17 14 (15.91%) ITIL
17 14 (15.91%) Postgraduate
17 14 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (15.91%) SOA
17 14 (15.91%) ETL
17 14 (15.91%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
17 14 (15.91%) Business Analysis

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 14 (15.91%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.14%) Confluence
4 1 (1.14%) Drupal
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Firewall
2 8 (9.09%) LAN
2 8 (9.09%) WAN
3 7 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (6.82%) VPN
4 6 (6.82%) Wireless
4 6 (6.82%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.27%) SAN
6 1 (1.14%) BGP
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.14%) DHCP
6 1 (1.14%) DNS
6 1 (1.14%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.14%) IGRP
6 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.14%) NAS
6 1 (1.14%) OSPF
6 1 (1.14%) RIP
6 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (15.91%) Relational Database
2 14 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.95%) MySQL
4 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.55%) Big Data
5 4 (4.55%) Data Mart
5 4 (4.55%) Power BI
5 4 (4.55%) Snowflake Schema
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.14%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.14%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.95%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) Maven
3 3 (3.41%) Gradle
4 2 (2.27%) Babel
4 2 (2.27%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.27%) Redmine
4 2 (2.27%) Selenium
4 2 (2.27%) webpack
5 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.14%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Games
3 10 (11.36%) Retail
4 8 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.82%) Advertising
5 6 (6.82%) Marketing
6 5 (5.68%) Aerospace
6 5 (5.68%) Law
7 4 (4.55%) Electronics
7 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
8 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (2.27%) Legal
10 1 (1.14%) Automotive
10 1 (1.14%) Back Office
10 1 (1.14%) Banking
10 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Business Systems Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Senior Solutions Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Solutions Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Administrator
5 7 (7.95%) Network Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Architect
6 6 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.82%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.82%) DBA
6 6 (6.82%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.82%) HTML
2 21 (23.86%) Web Services
3 20 (22.73%) .NET
4 17 (19.32%) XML
5 16 (18.18%) SOAP
6 14 (15.91%) REST
7 10 (11.36%) CSS
7 10 (11.36%) HTML5
8 9 (10.23%) Spring
9 7 (7.95%) jQuery
9 7 (7.95%) RESTful
10 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.68%) .NET Core
11 5 (5.68%) CSS3
11 5 (5.68%) React
12 4 (4.55%) Ajax
12 4 (4.55%) JSON
12 4 (4.55%) Kafka
12 4 (4.55%) Node.js
13 3 (3.41%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (21.59%) Management Information System
3 14 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (10.23%) Data Structures
5 6 (6.82%) CMDB
6 4 (4.55%) User Experience
7 2 (2.27%) Animation
7 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.27%) Frameworx
7 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.27%) TM Forum
7 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.27%) Wiki
8 1 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.14%) Digital TV
8 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.14%) Social Media
8 1 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Unix
3 6 (6.82%) Linux
4 3 (3.41%) VMS
5 2 (2.27%) Android
5 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.14%) CatOS
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (27.27%) Project Management
3 21 (23.86%) Validation
4 17 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (15.91%) Business Analysis
5 14 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (15.91%) Data Integration
5 14 (15.91%) ETL
5 14 (15.91%) ITIL
5 14 (15.91%) SOA
5 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
6 12 (13.64%) Microservices
7 11 (12.50%) CRM
7 11 (12.50%) Decision-Making
7 11 (12.50%) ERP
8 10 (11.36%) Business Process Improvement
8 10 (11.36%) Business Process Modelling
8 10 (11.36%) Configuration Management
8 10 (11.36%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.32%) Java
2 23 (26.14%) C#
3 19 (21.59%) SQL
4 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
5 15 (17.05%) PHP
6 10 (11.36%) VB.NET
7 9 (10.23%) TypeScript
8 5 (5.68%) C++
8 5 (5.68%) Java 8
9 4 (4.55%) Python
9 4 (4.55%) Ruby
10 2 (2.27%) ES6
10 2 (2.27%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.27%) Scala
11 1 (1.14%) Ada
11 1 (1.14%) Delphi
11 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (89.77%) Degree
2 36 (40.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (15.91%) Postgraduate
4 7 (7.95%) CCNP
4 7 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.82%) OCA
5 6 (6.82%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (5.68%) PhD
7 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.41%) CISSP
9 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.27%) PMP
10 1 (1.14%) CCNA
10 1 (1.14%) CISM
10 1 (1.14%) GIAC
10 1 (1.14%) GPEN
10 1 (1.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.41%) QA
4 2 (2.27%) MISRA
4 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.14%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.14%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Docker
2 4 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.14%) Firmware
4 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) Cisco
4 6 (6.82%) SolarWinds
5 5 (5.68%) Xamarin
6 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.41%) SAP
8 2 (2.27%) Apple
8 2 (2.27%) IBM
8 2 (2.27%) VMware
8 2 (2.27%) Zend
9 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.14%) F5
9 1 (1.14%) LexisNexis
9 1 (1.14%) Perforce