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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 20 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.04% 3.25% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.05% 15.70% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 11
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +43.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £40,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £43,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
221 121 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.64% 20.72% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 188 87 154
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +24.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,926 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 13 (54.17%) C++
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) PHP
3 10 (41.67%) Degree
4 9 (37.50%) C
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (37.50%) .NET
4 9 (37.50%) MySQL
4 9 (37.50%) CSS
4 9 (37.50%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) ETL
5 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Python
7 5 (20.83%) Perl
7 5 (20.83%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Ruby
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) QA
8 4 (16.67%) Erlang
8 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
8 4 (16.67%) Ajax
8 4 (16.67%) Web 2.0
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) RFID
2 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (12.50%) tcpdump
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) OSPF
3 1 (4.17%) BGP
3 1 (4.17%) VRRP
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) Broadband
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) HPCC
5 1 (4.17%) Voldemort
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.17%) MS Access
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Release Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
1 9 (37.50%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
3 2 (8.33%) Zend Framework
4 1 (4.17%) LINQ
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.17%) Ember.js
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Web 2.0
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Grid Computing
2 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) STB
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Debian
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ETL
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 4 (16.67%) People Management
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.17%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C++
2 10 (41.67%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) PHP
3 9 (37.50%) C
3 9 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Ruby
4 5 (20.83%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) Perl
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 4 (16.67%) Erlang
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) SystemTap
6 1 (4.17%) Lisp
6 1 (4.17%) Haskell
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Firmware
2 3 (12.50%) Snort
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Zend
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago