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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 38 57
Rank change year-on-year -25 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 42 80 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.81% 5.78% 3.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.35% 21.00% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 30 45 22
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £21,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 370 381 522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 33.61% 27.51% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 282 305 427
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -25 29 £35,000 -2.77% 8
Mid Wales -5 10 - - 1
North Wales +5 2 £22,500 -
West Wales -3 1 £37,500 +34.58% 2
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 79 (86.81%) Degree
2 42 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (35.16%) HTML
4 31 (34.07%) Java
5 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 25 (27.47%) C#
6 25 (27.47%) .NET
6 25 (27.47%) Scrum
7 24 (26.37%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (25.27%) Web Services
9 21 (23.08%) CSS
10 20 (21.98%) REST
11 19 (20.88%) SQL
12 18 (19.78%) SOAP
12 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
12 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
13 17 (18.68%) XML
13 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
13 17 (18.68%) Python
13 17 (18.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (18.68%) SDLC
14 16 (17.58%) OO
14 16 (17.58%) ETL
14 16 (17.58%) Management Information System
14 16 (17.58%) TDD
15 15 (16.48%) Data Integration
15 15 (16.48%) MVC
15 15 (16.48%) Windows
15 15 (16.48%) HTML5
16 14 (15.38%) Process Improvement

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 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.59%) Apache Spark
3 6 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (5.49%) Drupal
4 5 (5.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (4.40%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (4.40%) JBoss
6 3 (3.30%) Apache
6 3 (3.30%) nginx
6 3 (3.30%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.20%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.10%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.10%) Documentum
8 1 (1.10%) Liferay
8 1 (1.10%) LiveCycle
8 1 (1.10%) LiveLink
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) Doxygen
3 2 (2.20%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.30%) IaaS
3 3 (3.30%) PaaS
3 3 (3.30%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.20%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) LAN
2 2 (2.20%) Network Security
2 2 (2.20%) VPN
2 2 (2.20%) WAN
2 2 (2.20%) Wireless
2 2 (2.20%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.10%) LDAP
3 1 (1.10%) NAS
3 1 (1.10%) PABX
3 1 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.10%) SAN
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (8.79%) Big Data
4 8 (8.79%) MySQL
5 7 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (6.59%) HBase
7 5 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.40%) Sqoop
9 2 (2.20%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.20%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.20%) Pentaho
9 2 (2.20%) Presto
9 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.59%) Grunt
2 6 (6.59%) gulp
2 6 (6.59%) NUnit
2 6 (6.59%) Selenium
2 6 (6.59%) webpack
3 5 (5.49%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.40%) Ant
4 4 (4.40%) Moq
4 4 (4.40%) MSTest
4 4 (4.40%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.30%) Maven
6 2 (2.20%) JMeter
6 2 (2.20%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Advertising
3 4 (4.40%) Publishing
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Military
4 2 (2.20%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.10%) Automotive
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) Developer
2 14 (15.38%) Graduate
3 13 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Graduate Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) Junior
5 11 (12.09%) Junior Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Software Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Junior .NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Administrator
8 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Senior Solutions Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Solutions Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Web Developer
9 7 (7.69%) BizTalk Administrator
10 6 (6.59%) Big Data Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.16%) HTML
2 25 (27.47%) .NET
3 23 (25.27%) Web Services
4 21 (23.08%) CSS
5 20 (21.98%) REST
6 18 (19.78%) SOAP
7 17 (18.68%) XML
8 15 (16.48%) HTML5
9 12 (13.19%) AngularJS
10 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
11 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (9.89%) CSS3
12 8 (8.79%) Node.js
12 8 (8.79%) Spring
13 7 (7.69%) Angular 2
13 7 (7.69%) jQuery
13 7 (7.69%) React
13 7 (7.69%) WCF
14 6 (6.59%) RESTful
14 6 (6.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.37%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (17.58%) Management Information System
3 13 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.10%) Fintech
6 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Android
3 10 (10.99%) Linux
3 10 (10.99%) Unix
4 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.30%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.30%) OpenBSD
6 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.47%) Scrum
3 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
4 17 (18.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (18.68%) SDLC
5 16 (17.58%) ETL
5 16 (17.58%) OO
5 16 (17.58%) TDD
6 15 (16.48%) Data Integration
6 15 (16.48%) MVC
7 14 (15.38%) Process Improvement
8 13 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
9 12 (13.19%) Mathematics
9 12 (13.19%) Validation
9 12 (13.19%) Web Development
10 11 (12.09%) OOP
11 10 (10.99%) Project Management
12 8 (8.79%) Business Analysis
13 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.07%) Java
2 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 25 (27.47%) C#
4 19 (20.88%) SQL
5 17 (18.68%) Python
6 14 (15.38%) PHP
7 13 (14.29%) C++
8 9 (9.89%) C
9 8 (8.79%) Objective-C
10 7 (7.69%) Scala
11 6 (6.59%) Apple Swift
11 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
12 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
12 4 (4.40%) Go
12 4 (4.40%) Perl
12 4 (4.40%) Ruby
13 1 (1.10%) Groovy
13 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 79 (86.81%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) Postgraduate
3 3 (3.30%) HND
4 2 (2.20%) CCDP
4 2 (2.20%) CCIE
4 2 (2.20%) CCNP
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) MISRA
3 1 (1.10%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) HDFS
2 3 (3.30%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Terraform
2 1 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.40%) Hortonworks
3 4 (4.40%) VMware
4 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco
5 2 (2.20%) IBM
5 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) Apple
6 1 (1.10%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.10%) Sage
6 1 (1.10%) Sencha
6 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.10%) Sun
6 1 (1.10%) Vignette
6 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.10%) Xerox
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Powys
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Llanelli
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: Great benefits, inc bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 22 days ago