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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 28 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.45% 2.63% 2.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.28% 9.49% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 5
Average salary £26,750 £21,785 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.79% -27.38%
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
162 158 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.76% 27.67% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 146 126 91
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £17,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (68.63%) Degree
2 16 (31.37%) C++
3 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
4 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
4 13 (25.49%) .NET
4 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.53%) Linux
5 12 (23.53%) Python
6 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
7 10 (19.61%) C#
7 10 (19.61%) Perl
7 10 (19.61%) Scrum
8 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 9 (17.65%) SQL
8 9 (17.65%) MySQL
8 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
9 8 (15.69%) Web Development
9 8 (15.69%) Java
9 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
9 8 (15.69%) Electronics
10 7 (13.73%) Finance
10 7 (13.73%) Aerospace
10 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (13.73%) Debian
10 7 (13.73%) GIS
10 7 (13.73%) Ruby
10 7 (13.73%) Ethernet
10 7 (13.73%) Performance Testing
10 7 (13.73%) Avionics
10 7 (13.73%) SaaS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.84%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (1.96%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Ethernet
2 5 (9.80%) HTTP
2 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) tcpdump
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
3 4 (7.84%) VLAN
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.96%) SNMP
5 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
2 9 (17.65%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Xcode
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 8 (15.69%) Electronics
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Aerospace
2 7 (13.73%) Avionics
3 4 (7.84%) Welsh Language
4 3 (5.88%) French Language
4 3 (5.88%) German Language
4 3 (5.88%) Italian Language
4 3 (5.88%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Software Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Software Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Team Leader
5 7 (13.73%) Development Team Leader
5 7 (13.73%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Graduate
5 7 (13.73%) Web Team Leader
5 7 (13.73%) Web Development Team Leader
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Junior
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 6 (11.76%) WPF
3 5 (9.80%) XML
4 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.88%) HTML
6 2 (3.92%) JSON
6 2 (3.92%) OpenGL
6 2 (3.92%) Spring
6 2 (3.92%) jQuery
7 1 (1.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.96%) HTML5
7 1 (1.96%) REST
7 1 (1.96%) CSS3
7 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.96%) JSF
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.96%) CSS
7 1 (1.96%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
2 7 (13.73%) GIS
2 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) Physics
4 1 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.96%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Debian
3 6 (11.76%) UNIX
4 5 (9.80%) Windows
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.88%) Android
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Scrum
3 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.69%) Web Development
5 7 (13.73%) Performance Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
5 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.76%) Coaching
7 4 (7.84%) DevOps
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.88%) OO
9 2 (3.92%) Information Security
9 2 (3.92%) TDD
9 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.92%) Android Development
9 2 (3.92%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) C++
2 12 (23.53%) Python
3 10 (19.61%) Perl
3 10 (19.61%) C#
4 9 (17.65%) SQL
5 8 (15.69%) Java
6 7 (13.73%) Ruby
7 5 (9.80%) PHP
8 4 (7.84%) Erlang
9 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.92%) C
10 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.96%) VC++
10 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (68.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) CCENT
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) CCNA
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) XenServer
2 3 (5.88%) Xen
3 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.96%) Snort
3 1 (1.96%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) OpenView
1 1 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.96%) Netcool
1 1 (1.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
1 1 (1.96%) OPNET
1 1 (1.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) Citrix
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Juniper
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Compuware
6 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.96%) F5
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