Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 61 51
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 95 82 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.96% 3.87% 4.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.89% 11.01% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 62 68 95
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £32,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.03% -7.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £20,400
90th Percentile £63,000 £46,755 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 799 745 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.70% 35.16% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 612 638 658
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,327 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.36% +2.21% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,844 £55,075
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +3 59 £38,250 +17.69% 16
Mid Wales -13 18 - - 1
West Wales +27 11 £47,500 +31.03%
North Wales +4 7 £47,500 - 1
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 83 (87.37%) Degree
2 36 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.84%) Java
3 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 31 (32.63%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (31.58%) HTML
6 29 (30.53%) C#
6 29 (30.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 28 (29.47%) SQL Server
8 25 (26.32%) Project Management
8 25 (26.32%) Management Information System
8 25 (26.32%) Finance
8 25 (26.32%) .NET
9 24 (25.26%) Validation
10 23 (24.21%) SQL
10 23 (24.21%) SOAP
11 22 (23.16%) Web Services
12 21 (22.11%) XML
12 21 (22.11%) PHP
12 21 (22.11%) REST
13 19 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (20.00%) Relational Database
13 19 (20.00%) ITIL
13 19 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (20.00%) ETL
13 19 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (20.00%) Business Analysis
14 18 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (18.95%) 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 18 (18.95%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.16%) Apache
4 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.05%) Drupal
5 1 (1.05%) IIS
5 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) Firewall
2 8 (8.42%) LAN
2 8 (8.42%) WAN
3 7 (7.37%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (7.37%) VPN
4 6 (6.32%) Wireless
4 6 (6.32%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.16%) HTTP
6 2 (2.11%) BGP
6 2 (2.11%) DHCP
6 2 (2.11%) DNS
6 2 (2.11%) OSPF
6 2 (2.11%) SAN
6 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.05%) 802.11
7 1 (1.05%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.05%) IGRP
7 1 (1.05%) MPLS
7 1 (1.05%) RSVP
7 1 (1.05%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 18 (18.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (12.63%) MySQL
5 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.21%) Big Data
6 4 (4.21%) Data Mart
6 4 (4.21%) Power BI
6 4 (4.21%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.16%) Selenium
3 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.11%) JIRA
3 2 (2.11%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.05%) Maven
4 1 (1.05%) Protractor
4 1 (1.05%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Retail
3 9 (9.47%) Games
4 5 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 5 (5.26%) Law
4 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.16%) Marketing
7 2 (2.11%) Advertising
7 2 (2.11%) Banking
7 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.11%) Legal
7 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.05%) Automotive
8 1 (1.05%) Back Office
8 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Analyst
2 23 (24.21%) Developer
3 14 (14.74%) Business Systems Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Senior Solutions Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Solutions Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (12.63%) Administrator
5 7 (7.37%) Network Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.32%) DBA
6 6 (6.32%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (6.32%) Process Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.58%) HTML
2 25 (26.32%) .NET
3 23 (24.21%) SOAP
4 22 (23.16%) Web Services
5 21 (22.11%) REST
5 21 (22.11%) XML
6 11 (11.58%) HTML5
7 10 (10.53%) CSS
8 7 (7.37%) jQuery
9 5 (5.26%) .NET Core
9 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.26%) CSS3
9 5 (5.26%) RESTful
10 4 (4.21%) Ajax
10 4 (4.21%) Kafka
10 4 (4.21%) Spring
11 3 (3.16%) LAMP
11 3 (3.16%) Laravel
11 3 (3.16%) Node.js
11 3 (3.16%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 18 (18.95%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (8.42%) Data Structures
5 6 (6.32%) CMDB
6 3 (3.16%) PKI
6 3 (3.16%) User Experience
7 2 (2.11%) Frameworx
7 2 (2.11%) Social Media
7 2 (2.11%) TM Forum
8 1 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Linux
2 6 (6.32%) Unix
2 6 (6.32%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) VMS
4 1 (1.05%) CatOS
4 1 (1.05%) CentOS
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.63%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (26.32%) Project Management
4 24 (25.26%) Validation
5 19 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 19 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (20.00%) ETL
5 19 (20.00%) ITIL
6 18 (18.95%) Data Integration
6 18 (18.95%) SOA
7 15 (15.79%) CRM
7 15 (15.79%) Decision-Making
7 15 (15.79%) ERP
8 14 (14.74%) Business Process Improvement
8 14 (14.74%) Business Process Modelling
8 14 (14.74%) Process Improvement
9 12 (12.63%) Microservices
10 11 (11.58%) Configuration Management
11 10 (10.53%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.84%) Java
2 29 (30.53%) C#
3 23 (24.21%) SQL
4 21 (22.11%) PHP
5 17 (17.89%) JavaScript
6 14 (14.74%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.32%) Java 8
8 5 (5.26%) TypeScript
9 4 (4.21%) Ruby
10 3 (3.16%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.11%) C++
11 2 (2.11%) Python
12 1 (1.05%) Ada
12 1 (1.05%) C-shell
12 1 (1.05%) Delphi
12 1 (1.05%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.05%) Perl
12 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (87.37%) Degree
2 29 (30.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (18.95%) Postgraduate
4 8 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.37%) CCNP
6 6 (6.32%) OCA
6 6 (6.32%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.21%) PhD
8 2 (2.11%) CCNA
8 2 (2.11%) Master's Degree
8 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.11%) PMP
9 1 (1.05%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.05%) CISM
9 1 (1.05%) CISSP
9 1 (1.05%) GIAC
9 1 (1.05%) GPEN
9 1 (1.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
2 5 (5.26%) QA
3 4 (4.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.11%) MISRA
5 1 (1.05%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.05%) DO-178B
5 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (8.42%) Docker
2 4 (4.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.11%) vSphere
4 1 (1.05%) Firmware
4 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Ansible
1 1 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle
3 7 (7.37%) Cisco
3 7 (7.37%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds
5 5 (5.26%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.11%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) VMware
6 2 (2.11%) Zend
7 1 (1.05%) F5
7 1 (1.05%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) Sitecore