The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 15 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 5.08% 10.17% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.71% 54.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
28 11 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 47.46% 18.64% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 53
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £30,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Bridgend

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Life Science
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) STL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Product Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) STL
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree