Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 56 41
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 88 110 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.23% 4.16% 5.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.12% 12.39% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 74 108 126
Wales median annual salary £24,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.43% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,925 £19,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £77,375 £51,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 726 888 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.89% 33.59% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 593 745 701
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,600 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -3 59 £24,000 -31.43% 5
West Wales -10 11 £40,000 +48.15% 1
North Wales -1 5 £20,000 -75.00%
Mid Wales +1 2 - -
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 65 (73.86%) Degree
2 51 (57.95%) C#
3 44 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (44.32%) JavaScript
5 36 (40.91%) HTML
6 33 (37.50%) CSS
6 33 (37.50%) Java
7 31 (35.23%) SQL
7 31 (35.23%) .NET
7 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
9 27 (30.68%) OOP
10 26 (29.55%) Software Engineering
11 25 (28.41%) OO
12 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
12 21 (23.86%) SDLC
13 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
14 19 (21.59%) Scrum
14 19 (21.59%) Web Development
14 19 (21.59%) AngularJS
15 15 (17.05%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (17.05%) .NET Framework
15 15 (17.05%) Physics
15 15 (17.05%) Data Structures
16 14 (15.91%) Kanban
16 14 (15.91%) Oracle
16 14 (15.91%) MVC
17 13 (14.77%) C++
17 13 (14.77%) Mathematics
18 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure

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 8 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.68%) CMS
2 5 (5.68%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (5.68%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.27%) IIS
3 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Ethernet
2 5 (5.68%) Firewall
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (4.55%) DHCP
3 4 (4.55%) LAN
3 4 (4.55%) VoIP
3 4 (4.55%) WAN
3 4 (4.55%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.41%) BGP
4 3 (3.41%) Hyperconnected
4 3 (3.41%) Internet
4 3 (3.41%) OSPF
4 3 (3.41%) VPN
4 3 (3.41%) Wireless
5 2 (2.27%) 802.11
5 2 (2.27%) Broadband
5 2 (2.27%) DNS
5 2 (2.27%) MPLS
5 2 (2.27%) RSVP
5 2 (2.27%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.95%) MySQL
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (5.68%) Power BI
6 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.14%) Big Data
9 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.14%) Redis
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.82%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.41%) Moq
3 3 (3.41%) MSTest
3 3 (3.41%) NUnit
3 3 (3.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Games
3 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.68%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (61.36%) Developer
2 35 (39.77%) Graduate
3 26 (29.55%) Junior
4 24 (27.27%) Graduate Developer
5 18 (20.45%) .NET Developer
5 18 (20.45%) Junior Developer
6 17 (19.32%) Software Developer
7 13 (14.77%) Graduate Software Developer
8 11 (12.50%) C# Developer
9 10 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (11.36%) Software Engineer
9 10 (11.36%) Systems Developer
10 9 (10.23%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 9 (10.23%) Junior .NET Developer
11 8 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 8 (9.09%) SQL Developer
12 7 (7.95%) Junior Software Engineer
13 6 (6.82%) Network Engineer
14 5 (5.68%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.91%) HTML
2 33 (37.50%) CSS
3 31 (35.23%) .NET
4 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 19 (21.59%) AngularJS
6 15 (17.05%) .NET Framework
7 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (12.50%) HTML5
7 11 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (12.50%) WPF
8 10 (11.36%) WCF
8 10 (11.36%) Web Services
9 9 (10.23%) Entity Framework
10 8 (9.09%) CSS3
10 8 (9.09%) React
10 8 (9.09%) RESTful
11 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (7.95%) jQuery
12 6 (6.82%) MSMQ
12 6 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Data Structures
2 12 (13.64%) Algorithms
3 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.27%) PKI
6 2 (2.27%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (2.27%) VLE
7 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.14%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.14%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (6.82%) Android
4 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.27%) Unix
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.14%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) OOP
3 26 (29.55%) Software Engineering
4 25 (28.41%) OO
5 21 (23.86%) SDLC
6 19 (21.59%) Scrum
6 19 (21.59%) Web Development
7 15 (17.05%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (17.05%) Physics
8 14 (15.91%) Kanban
8 14 (15.91%) MVC
9 13 (14.77%) Mathematics
10 11 (12.50%) Information Security
11 10 (11.36%) Refactoring
11 10 (11.36%) TDD
11 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
12 9 (10.23%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (10.23%) DevOps
12 9 (10.23%) Web Application Development
13 8 (9.09%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) C#
2 39 (44.32%) JavaScript
3 33 (37.50%) Java
4 31 (35.23%) SQL
5 13 (14.77%) C++
6 11 (12.50%) Python
7 8 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.95%) TypeScript
9 6 (6.82%) F#
9 6 (6.82%) PHP
9 6 (6.82%) R
9 6 (6.82%) Ruby
10 3 (3.41%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.41%) Perl
11 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.27%) VB
11 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (73.86%) Degree
2 44 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.82%) HND
4 5 (5.68%) CCNP
4 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Kibana
2 1 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) Oracle
3 6 (6.82%) Google
4 5 (5.68%) Cisco
4 5 (5.68%) Sitecore
5 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.41%) SAP
7 2 (2.27%) F5
7 2 (2.27%) VMware
8 1 (1.14%) Tableau