Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 69 44
Rank change year-on-year +14 -25 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 88 77 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.71% 3.77% 5.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.59% 10.75% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 90
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,550 £52,625
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 759 716 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.65% 35.03% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 568 587 655
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,558
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.18% +5.56%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +18 62 £36,250 +3.57% 17
Mid Wales -25 12 - - 1
West Wales +15 10 £42,500 +13.33% 4
North Wales -6 4 £38,750 +72.22% 5
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 68 (77.27%) Degree
2 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (27.27%) Finance
4 24 (27.27%) Java
4 24 (27.27%) SQL
5 22 (25.00%) C#
6 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 20 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (21.59%) Management Information System
8 18 (20.45%) REST
9 17 (19.32%) .NET
10 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 16 (18.18%) Web Services
11 15 (17.05%) Validation
11 15 (17.05%) HTML
11 15 (17.05%) SOAP
11 15 (17.05%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (15.91%) XML
12 14 (15.91%) Project Management
13 13 (14.77%) ITIL
13 13 (14.77%) PHP
13 13 (14.77%) ETL
13 13 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (14.77%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (13.64%) Data 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 12 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) Firewall
2 6 (6.82%) HTTP
2 6 (6.82%) LAN
2 6 (6.82%) WAN
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (5.68%) VPN
4 4 (4.55%) Wireless
4 4 (4.55%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.41%) DNS
6 2 (2.27%) BGP
6 2 (2.27%) DHCP
6 2 (2.27%) OSPF
7 1 (1.14%) 802.11
7 1 (1.14%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.14%) IGRP
7 1 (1.14%) MPLS
7 1 (1.14%) RSVP
7 1 (1.14%) SAN
7 1 (1.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (11.36%) MySQL
3 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.68%) Power BI
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.55%) Data Mart
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.55%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.55%) Rational Team Concert
2 4 (4.55%) Selenium
3 3 (3.41%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.41%) Rational Quality Manager
4 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.14%) Gatling
5 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.14%) JIRA
5 1 (1.14%) JMeter
5 1 (1.14%) Maven
5 1 (1.14%) Protractor
5 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Advertising
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (29.55%) Developer
2 16 (18.18%) Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) Administrator
3 11 (12.50%) Junior
4 9 (10.23%) Junior Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (9.09%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Solutions Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (6.82%) Salesforce Administrator
8 5 (5.68%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Business Process Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.45%) REST
2 17 (19.32%) .NET
3 16 (18.18%) Web Services
4 15 (17.05%) HTML
4 15 (17.05%) SOAP
5 14 (15.91%) XML
6 7 (7.95%) CSS
7 6 (6.82%) Visualforce
8 5 (5.68%) jQuery
9 4 (4.55%) Ajax
9 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.55%) HTML5
10 2 (2.27%) CSS3
10 2 (2.27%) Java EE
10 2 (2.27%) JSON
10 2 (2.27%) React
10 2 (2.27%) RESTful
11 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.14%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (1.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (21.59%) Management Information System
3 13 (14.77%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.41%) CMDB
4 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.41%) PKI
4 3 (3.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.27%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Linux
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.14%) CatOS
4 1 (1.14%) CentOS
4 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (17.05%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (17.05%) Validation
4 14 (15.91%) Project Management
5 13 (14.77%) ETL
5 13 (14.77%) ITIL
6 12 (13.64%) Data Integration
6 12 (13.64%) SOA
7 11 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 11 (12.50%) Scrum
8 10 (11.36%) Decision-Making
8 10 (11.36%) Process Improvement
8 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.23%) Front End Development
9 9 (10.23%) TDD
10 8 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
10 8 (9.09%) CRM
10 8 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.27%) Java
1 24 (27.27%) SQL
2 22 (25.00%) C#
3 13 (14.77%) PHP
4 9 (10.23%) VB.NET
5 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.82%) Apex Code
6 6 (6.82%) Python
7 4 (4.55%) Perl
7 4 (4.55%) Ruby
8 3 (3.41%) C++
8 3 (3.41%) Java 8
9 2 (2.27%) Groovy
10 1 (1.14%) Ada
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 68 (77.27%) Degree
2 25 (28.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (13.64%) Postgraduate
4 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.82%) Master's Degree
4 6 (6.82%) PhD
5 5 (5.68%) CCNP
6 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.41%) OCA
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.27%) CCNA
8 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.27%) PMP
9 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.14%) CISM
9 1 (1.14%) CISSP
9 1 (1.14%) GIAC
9 1 (1.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
2 5 (5.68%) SLA
3 4 (4.55%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.27%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.27%) MISRA
5 1 (1.14%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.14%) DO-178B
5 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Firmware
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Ansible
1 1 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle
2 10 (11.36%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco
3 5 (5.68%) IBM
4 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.14%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.14%) F5
5 1 (1.14%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.14%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.14%) VMware