Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 37 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 4.53% 6.32% 6.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.62% 15.79% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 9
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £26,500 £27,864
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.94% -4.90% +23.84%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £22,450
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £32,750
Wales median annual salary £25,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -28.57% +2.94% +4.62%

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 113 76 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 42.64% 40.00% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 105 69 29
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,864
Median salary % change year-on-year - +43.55% -20.01%
10th Percentile £24,700 £20,800 £17,950
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £45,500
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -2.78%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +2 12 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Computer Science
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 10 (83.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) SLA
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (25.00%) SDLC
7 3 (25.00%) Power BI
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (16.67%) PKI
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 2 (16.67%) F5
8 2 (16.67%) CCNA
8 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) IGRP
5 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Power BI
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 10 (83.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) IEC 62304
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) VMware