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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 60 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.19% 1.27% 3.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.94% 6.10% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 13
Average salary £35,500 £42,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.47% +61.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
203 82 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.16% 20.76% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 177 60 112
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 5 March 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (64.00%) C++
2 12 (48.00%) Degree
3 10 (40.00%) MySQL
3 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 6 (24.00%) GIS
7 6 (24.00%) PHP
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.00%) C#
8 5 (20.00%) Python
8 5 (20.00%) ETL
8 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (16.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (16.00%) Cartography
9 4 (16.00%) VC++
9 4 (16.00%) Linux
9 4 (16.00%) CSS
9 4 (16.00%) STL
9 4 (16.00%) C
9 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.00%) TDD
9 4 (16.00%) Ruby
9 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (16.00%) Physics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (8.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.00%) RFID
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.00%) HPCC
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) STL
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) REST
4 2 (8.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.00%) Spring
4 2 (8.00%) JSF
5 1 (4.00%) WCF
5 1 (4.00%) Zend Framework
5 1 (4.00%) LINQ
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) GIS
2 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (16.00%) Physics
3 3 (12.00%) Economics
3 3 (12.00%) Graphic Design
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.00%) Grid Computing
5 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
5 1 (4.00%) STB
5 1 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (4.00%) DTV
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (16.00%) Cartography
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Web Design
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) DevOps
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) PHP
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) VC++
5 4 (16.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 3 (12.00%) Erlang
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) VBA
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) VCP4
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Snort
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (4.00%) OPNET
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView
1 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Zend
4 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.00%) NetScout
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Compuware
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper
4 1 (4.00%) BMC
4 1 (4.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) NetQoS
4 1 (4.00%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (4.00%) F5
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Adderley Featherstone
Salary: Substantial, sector-leading rewards package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Adderley Featherstone
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Churchill Frank
Posted: 24 days ago