Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 55 64
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 -24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 76 97 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.31% 5.06% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 5.40% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54 75 72
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% -
10th Percentile £21,075 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,000 £47,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 1,628 1,795 1,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 92.24% 93.59% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,372 1,474 1,638
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +1 66 £40,000 +14.29% 6
West Wales -9 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Mid Wales +36 4 £36,000 -
North Wales +1 1 £45,000 +69.81%
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 65 (85.53%) Degree
2 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (43.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (39.47%) Java
5 27 (35.53%) Software Engineering
6 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 18 (23.68%) HTML
7 18 (23.68%) SDLC
8 17 (22.37%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (19.74%) C#
9 15 (19.74%) MVC
10 14 (18.42%) CSS
11 13 (17.11%) SQL
11 13 (17.11%) Spring
12 12 (15.79%) .NET
13 11 (14.47%) PHP
13 11 (14.47%) CGI
13 11 (14.47%) e-Learning
13 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
14 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
14 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
15 9 (11.84%) Linux
15 9 (11.84%) Games
15 9 (11.84%) User Experience
16 8 (10.53%) DevOps
16 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
16 8 (10.53%) jQuery
17 7 (9.21%) OOP
17 7 (9.21%) OO
17 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration

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 3 (3.95%) Apache
1 3 (3.95%) IIS
1 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP HCM
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.32%) AWS CodePipeline
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) SSH
2 1 (1.32%) IPv4
2 1 (1.32%) IPv6
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) MySQL
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.63%) Big Data
3 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.63%) Hazelcast
3 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) Bugzilla
3 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.63%) Babel
4 2 (2.63%) Maven
4 2 (2.63%) webpack
5 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) XMLSpy
General
1 9 (11.84%) Games
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Aerospace
3 5 (6.58%) Automotive
3 5 (6.58%) Electronics
3 5 (6.58%) Law
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.95%) Marketing
5 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.63%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 44 (57.89%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) Graduate
3 14 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.47%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.47%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (14.47%) C# Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Junior
5 9 (11.84%) Junior Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Agile Developer
8 5 (6.58%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.58%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) HTML
2 14 (18.42%) CSS
3 13 (17.11%) Spring
4 12 (15.79%) .NET
5 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
5 11 (14.47%) CGI
6 8 (10.53%) jQuery
7 6 (7.89%) React
8 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (6.58%) Universal Windows Platform
8 5 (6.58%) Web Services
9 4 (5.26%) HTML5
9 4 (5.26%) HTML5 Canvas
9 4 (5.26%) Laravel
9 4 (5.26%) Sass
9 4 (5.26%) WebGL
10 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.95%) JPA
10 3 (3.95%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) e-Learning
2 9 (11.84%) User Experience
3 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.26%) Animation
4 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.63%) iPhone
7 1 (1.32%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.32%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.32%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) Android
3 5 (6.58%) Unix
3 5 (6.58%) Windows
4 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.53%) Software Engineering
3 18 (23.68%) SDLC
4 17 (22.37%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (19.74%) MVC
6 8 (10.53%) DevOps
6 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
7 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.21%) OO
7 7 (9.21%) OOP
8 6 (7.89%) TDD
8 6 (7.89%) Web Development
9 5 (6.58%) Front End Development
9 5 (6.58%) Functional Testing
9 5 (6.58%) Microservices
9 5 (6.58%) OOD
9 5 (6.58%) Scrum
9 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.58%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) Java
2 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.74%) C#
4 13 (17.11%) SQL
5 11 (14.47%) PHP
6 7 (9.21%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.58%) C
7 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.26%) C++
8 4 (5.26%) Kotlin
9 3 (3.95%) VB
10 2 (2.63%) Clojure
10 2 (2.63%) ES6
10 2 (2.63%) Groovy
10 2 (2.63%) Scala
11 1 (1.32%) Fortran
11 1 (1.32%) Java 8
11 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (85.53%) Degree
2 33 (43.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.58%) HND
4 4 (5.26%) Master's Degree
5 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) GDPR
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) SAP
3 3 (3.95%) Apple
4 1 (1.32%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.32%) Zend