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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 23 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.76% 1.56% 2.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.86% 5.70% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 6
Average salary £35,000 £27,143 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.94% -16.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £54,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
166 158 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.17% 27.38% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 154 130 102
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,277 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 27 (55.10%) Degree
2 23 (46.94%) C++
3 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
4 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 13 (26.53%) Python
5 13 (26.53%) MySQL
5 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
6 12 (24.49%) GIS
6 12 (24.49%) Java
6 12 (24.49%) Linux
7 11 (22.45%) Perl
8 10 (20.41%) SQL
8 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (18.37%) Finance
9 9 (18.37%) C#
10 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
10 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
11 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
11 7 (14.29%) Ruby
11 7 (14.29%) SaaS
11 7 (14.29%) .NET
11 7 (14.29%) Debian
11 7 (14.29%) Scrum
12 6 (12.24%) VMware
12 6 (12.24%) PHP
12 6 (12.24%) UNIX
12 6 (12.24%) WPF
12 6 (12.24%) DevOps
13 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (8.16%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) nginx
3 2 (4.08%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.04%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
1 5 (10.20%) tcpdump
2 4 (8.16%) VLAN
2 4 (8.16%) DHCP
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) FTP
4 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.08%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) Xcode
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Welsh Language
3 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.12%) Electronics
3 3 (6.12%) French Language
3 3 (6.12%) German Language
3 3 (6.12%) Italian Language
3 3 (6.12%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.08%) Avionics
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Software Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Graduate
4 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Junior
6 4 (8.16%) Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.16%) C++ Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Provisioning Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) WPF
3 5 (10.20%) XML
4 4 (8.16%) Spring
4 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.16%) HTML
4 4 (8.16%) STL
4 4 (8.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (6.12%) REST
5 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 3 (6.12%) JSF
5 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.08%) OpenGL
6 2 (4.08%) SOAP
6 2 (4.08%) JSON
6 2 (4.08%) jQuery
7 1 (2.04%) HTML5
7 1 (2.04%) CSS3
7 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) GIS
2 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.16%) Physics
4 3 (6.12%) Economics
4 3 (6.12%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.08%) iPhone
6 1 (2.04%) Open Source
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
6 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.04%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Debian
3 6 (12.24%) UNIX
4 5 (10.20%) Windows
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.12%) Android
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Scrum
4 6 (12.24%) DevOps
5 5 (10.20%) TDD
5 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.16%) Cartography
6 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.12%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Release Management
7 3 (6.12%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.12%) Web Design
7 3 (6.12%) OO
7 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.08%) Information Security
8 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) C++
2 13 (26.53%) Python
3 12 (24.49%) Java
4 11 (22.45%) Perl
5 10 (20.41%) SQL
6 9 (18.37%) C#
7 7 (14.29%) Ruby
8 6 (12.24%) PHP
9 4 (8.16%) VC++
9 4 (8.16%) Erlang
10 3 (6.12%) VBA
11 2 (4.08%) C
11 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
11 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
12 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
12 1 (2.04%) VB
12 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
12 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
12 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) CCENT
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO 9000
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.12%) XenServer
2 3 (6.12%) Xen
3 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.04%) Snort
3 1 (2.04%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) OPNET
2 1 (2.04%) Nessus
2 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.04%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) HP
3 4 (8.16%) Citrix
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) BMC
6 1 (2.04%) CA
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) Compuware
6 1 (2.04%) NetScout
6 1 (2.04%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.04%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) NetQoS
6 1 (2.04%) Ipanema Technologies
Cardiff
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