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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 32 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.04% 3.20% 2.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.33% 11.52% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 9
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +52.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,750 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £53,000
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 Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
240 191 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.30% 27.80% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 214 150 163
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Cardiff

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 29 (61.70%) Degree
2 27 (57.45%) Linux
3 23 (48.94%) C#
4 20 (42.55%) PHP
5 17 (36.17%) SQL
5 17 (36.17%) C++
6 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
6 16 (34.04%) SDLC
7 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
8 14 (29.79%) Java
8 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
9 13 (27.66%) MVC
9 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
9 13 (27.66%) MySQL
10 12 (25.53%) C
10 12 (25.53%) .NET
10 12 (25.53%) ETL
11 11 (23.40%) VRRP
11 11 (23.40%) OSPF
11 11 (23.40%) BGP
11 11 (23.40%) CCNA
11 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (23.40%) Broadband
11 11 (23.40%) DHCP
11 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
11 11 (23.40%) SNMP
11 11 (23.40%) Cisco
11 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
11 11 (23.40%) HTML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (23.40%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Broadband
1 11 (23.40%) DHCP
1 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
1 11 (23.40%) SNMP
1 11 (23.40%) OSPF
1 11 (23.40%) BGP
1 11 (23.40%) VRRP
2 9 (19.15%) GPON
2 9 (19.15%) 802.11
3 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.64%) HTTP
3 5 (10.64%) tcpdump
3 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (8.51%) RFID
5 3 (6.38%) SAN
6 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) MySQL
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) Big Data
4 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) HPCC
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.26%) Riak
5 2 (4.26%) Voldemort
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.13%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
General
1 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
2 10 (21.28%) Back Office
3 5 (10.64%) Finance
4 4 (8.51%) Electronics
4 4 (8.51%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Software Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) NOC Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Junior
4 4 (8.51%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Graduate
4 4 (8.51%) Development Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Software Manager
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 11 (23.40%) HTML
3 10 (21.28%) CSS
4 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 4 (8.51%) Ajax
4 4 (8.51%) WCF
5 3 (6.38%) Zend Framework
5 3 (6.38%) HTML5
5 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
6 2 (4.26%) Ember.js
6 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.26%) Middleware
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.13%) Servlets
7 1 (2.13%) SOAP
7 1 (2.13%) XML
7 1 (2.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
2 5 (10.64%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.51%) Web 2.0
3 4 (8.51%) Grid Computing
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) DTV
6 1 (2.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) UNIX
4 4 (8.51%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.13%) Debian
6 1 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) SDLC
2 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
3 13 (27.66%) MVC
4 12 (25.53%) ETL
5 10 (21.28%) Scrum
6 7 (14.89%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (10.64%) OO
9 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Time Management
9 4 (8.51%) Build Automation
9 4 (8.51%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Web Development
9 4 (8.51%) Functional Programming
9 4 (8.51%) Test Planning
9 4 (8.51%) People Management
10 3 (6.38%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) C#
2 20 (42.55%) PHP
3 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) C++
4 14 (29.79%) Java
5 12 (25.53%) C
6 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
7 7 (14.89%) Python
8 6 (12.77%) Erlang
9 5 (10.64%) Ruby
9 5 (10.64%) Perl
10 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
10 4 (8.51%) Haskell
10 4 (8.51%) Embedded C
10 4 (8.51%) Embedded C++
10 4 (8.51%) Lisp
11 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.26%) SystemTap
12 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
12 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) Degree
2 11 (23.40%) CCNA
2 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Snort
2 4 (8.51%) Firmware
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Cisco
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Zend
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
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