Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 61 38
Rank change year-on-year +8 -23 +31
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 90 92 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.74% 3.94% 5.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.48% 10.86% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 69 80 107
Wales median annual salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% +2.86% +8.53%
10th Percentile £20,400 £21,250 £19,950
90th Percentile £47,300 £85,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%

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 721 847 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 37.95% 36.31% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 526 688 683
Wales median annual salary £38,750 £37,725 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +7.78% -4.11%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £57,500 £52,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 February 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 25 February 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 +19 66 £32,000 -11.11% 19
West Wales +21 15 £40,000 +28.00% 2
North Wales -6 4 £20,250 -10.00% 1
Mid Wales -33 3 - - 5
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 57 (63.33%) Degree
2 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.78%) SQL
4 33 (36.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (35.56%) C#
6 26 (28.89%) .NET
7 24 (26.67%) Scrum
8 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
9 20 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 19 (21.11%) Java
10 19 (21.11%) AngularJS
11 17 (18.89%) HTML
12 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
12 16 (17.78%) Kanban
13 15 (16.67%) CSS
14 14 (15.56%) .NET Framework
14 14 (15.56%) Software Engineering
15 13 (14.44%) QA
15 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET
15 13 (14.44%) MVC
15 13 (14.44%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (13.33%) TDD
17 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (12.22%) Process Improvement
17 11 (12.22%) SDLC
18 10 (11.11%) React
18 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
18 10 (11.11%) OOP
18 10 (11.11%) OO

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 7 (7.78%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.67%) CMS
2 6 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (6.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.11%) Drupal
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Firewall
2 6 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (6.67%) LAN
2 6 (6.67%) VPN
2 6 (6.67%) WAN
2 6 (6.67%) Wireshark
3 5 (5.56%) HTTP
3 5 (5.56%) Wireless
4 4 (4.44%) DNS
5 3 (3.33%) Hyperconnected
5 3 (3.33%) Internet
6 2 (2.22%) DHCP
6 2 (2.22%) Network Security
6 2 (2.22%) SAN
6 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.11%) BGP
7 1 (1.11%) Intranet
7 1 (1.11%) OSPF
7 1 (1.11%) RIP
7 1 (1.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.67%) Power BI
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.33%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.11%) Redis
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (4.44%) Rational Quality Manager
2 4 (4.44%) Rational Team Concert
3 3 (3.33%) Moq
3 3 (3.33%) MSTest
3 3 (3.33%) NUnit
3 3 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.22%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) Gatling
5 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.11%) JIRA
5 1 (1.11%) Maven
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.11%) Protractor
5 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Games
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Military
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (47.78%) Developer
2 24 (26.67%) Junior
3 21 (23.33%) Junior Developer
4 18 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 18 (20.00%) Graduate
5 12 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
6 11 (12.22%) C# Developer
6 11 (12.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (11.11%) SQL Developer
8 9 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 9 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (7.78%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (7.78%) Network Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Systems Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.89%) .NET
2 19 (21.11%) AngularJS
3 17 (18.89%) HTML
4 15 (16.67%) CSS
5 14 (15.56%) .NET Framework
6 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET
6 13 (14.44%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (11.11%) React
9 9 (10.00%) WCF
9 9 (10.00%) WPF
10 8 (8.89%) Entity Framework
10 8 (8.89%) jQuery
11 7 (7.78%) HTML5
11 7 (7.78%) REST
12 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (6.67%) CSS3
12 6 (6.67%) RequireJS
12 6 (6.67%) RESTful
12 6 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.89%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.67%) User Experience
5 4 (4.44%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.33%) e-Learning
6 3 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.33%) Interactive TV
6 3 (3.33%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.22%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.22%) PKI
7 2 (2.22%) VLE
8 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Android
2 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.33%) Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.11%) CatOS
5 1 (1.11%) CentOS
5 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.67%) Scrum
3 16 (17.78%) Kanban
4 14 (15.56%) Software Engineering
5 13 (14.44%) MVC
6 12 (13.33%) TDD
7 11 (12.22%) Process Improvement
7 11 (12.22%) SDLC
8 10 (11.11%) OO
8 10 (11.11%) OOP
9 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (10.00%) Web Application Development
9 9 (10.00%) Web Development
10 8 (8.89%) BDD
10 8 (8.89%) Front End Development
10 8 (8.89%) Release Management
11 7 (7.78%) DevOps
11 7 (7.78%) Mathematics
11 7 (7.78%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) SQL
2 32 (35.56%) C#
3 20 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.11%) Java
5 10 (11.11%) Python
6 9 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.89%) TypeScript
8 6 (6.67%) F#
8 6 (6.67%) Ruby
9 5 (5.56%) Perl
9 5 (5.56%) R
10 4 (4.44%) Apex Code
10 4 (4.44%) Apple Swift
10 4 (4.44%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.33%) C++
11 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.22%) Groovy
12 2 (2.22%) VB
13 1 (1.11%) C-shell
13 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (63.33%) Degree
2 33 (36.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (7.78%) CCNP
3 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.67%) HND
5 4 (4.44%) Master's Degree
5 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) CCNA
6 2 (2.22%) PhD
7 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) QA
2 6 (6.67%) SLA
3 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.11%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Kibana
2 1 (1.11%) Ansible
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Cisco
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) Google
3 6 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 6 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 4 (4.44%) IBM
4 4 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.22%) F5
5 2 (2.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.11%) Tableau