Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 59 35
Rank change year-on-year +17 -24 -15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 3.45% 0.53% 4.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.44% 1.54% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 8
West Wales median annual salary £47,500 £36,250 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.03% +40.78% -11.21%
10th Percentile £22,700 £29,375 £20,700
90th Percentile £49,000 £44,125 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £24,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +77.08% -26.15% +4.84%

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 West Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 121 130 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 46.36% 34.57% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 109 124 54
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £25,900
90th Percentile £51,750 £50,875 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in West Wales

Computer Science
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in West Wales.

Salary trend for Computer Science in West Wales

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in West Wales over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in West Wales

Computer Science
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Swansea +16 7 £47,500 +31.03%
Carmarthenshire - 2 £22,250 - 1
Computer Science
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) SLA
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Change Management
3 6 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) IGRP
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) PKI
5 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (11.11%) Linux

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 6 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) IGRP
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) RIP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate PHP Developer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) CatOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft