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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 59 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.97% 3.96% 2.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.60% 14.05% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 51 24 14
Average salary £35,000 £26,750 £27,143
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.84% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,350 £49,750
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
250 185 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.55% 28.16% 35.03%
Number of salaries quoted 211 167 172
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 65 (76.47%) Degree
2 40 (47.06%) Linux
3 38 (44.71%) SQL
4 34 (40.00%) C#
5 29 (34.12%) Java
5 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (32.94%) MVC
7 26 (30.59%) Software Engineering
7 26 (30.59%) PHP
8 24 (28.24%) MS Excel
9 23 (27.06%) .NET
9 23 (27.06%) Scrum
9 23 (27.06%) Telecoms
10 22 (25.88%) CSS
10 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
11 21 (24.71%) Back Office
12 20 (23.53%) C++
12 20 (23.53%) HTML
12 20 (23.53%) SDLC
13 18 (21.18%) MySQL
13 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
13 18 (21.18%) Cisco
13 18 (21.18%) DHCP
13 18 (21.18%) Ethernet
13 18 (21.18%) SNMP
13 18 (21.18%) Broadband
13 18 (21.18%) CCNA
13 18 (21.18%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (21.18%) OSPF
13 18 (21.18%) BGP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (3.53%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (28.24%) MS Excel
2 18 (21.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.18%) Broadband
1 18 (21.18%) DHCP
1 18 (21.18%) Ethernet
1 18 (21.18%) SNMP
1 18 (21.18%) OSPF
1 18 (21.18%) BGP
1 18 (21.18%) VRRP
2 16 (18.82%) GPON
2 16 (18.82%) 802.11
3 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.76%) HTTP
3 10 (11.76%) tcpdump
4 6 (7.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.88%) SAN
6 3 (3.53%) RFID
7 1 (1.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) MySQL
1 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.88%) Riak
4 5 (5.88%) Voldemort
5 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.35%) HPCC
5 2 (2.35%) Big Data
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Eclipse
1 6 (7.06%) Maven
1 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.88%) Hudson
2 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.88%) NetBeans
2 5 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.18%) Ant
4 1 (1.18%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.18%) Gradle
General
1 23 (27.06%) Telecoms
2 21 (24.71%) Back Office
3 11 (12.94%) Marketing
4 9 (10.59%) Finance
5 5 (5.88%) Banking
5 5 (5.88%) Retail
6 3 (3.53%) Electronics
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Developer
2 19 (22.35%) Software Engineer
3 18 (21.18%) NOC Engineer
3 18 (21.18%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Principal Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Graduate
5 10 (11.76%) Junior
6 7 (8.24%) Junior Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.53%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) .NET
2 22 (25.88%) CSS
3 20 (23.53%) HTML
4 16 (18.82%) 802.1X
5 12 (14.12%) jQuery
6 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET
7 8 (9.41%) Ajax
7 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (8.24%) Web Services
9 6 (7.06%) Spring
9 6 (7.06%) REST
10 5 (5.88%) Java EE
10 5 (5.88%) XML
10 5 (5.88%) DHTML
10 5 (5.88%) JSP
10 5 (5.88%) Servlets
10 5 (5.88%) SOAP
10 5 (5.88%) Struts
11 3 (3.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) Web 2.0
3 7 (8.24%) Data Structures
3 7 (8.24%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.06%) Grid Computing
5 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.18%) Physics
7 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.06%) Linux
2 16 (18.82%) UNIX
3 7 (8.24%) Windows
4 5 (5.88%) Solaris
5 3 (3.53%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.18%) Debian
6 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.94%) MVC
3 26 (30.59%) Software Engineering
4 23 (27.06%) Scrum
5 20 (23.53%) SDLC
6 16 (18.82%) ETL
7 14 (16.47%) OO
8 10 (11.76%) Web Development
8 10 (11.76%) Functional Programming
9 9 (10.59%) Test Planning
9 9 (10.59%) Time Management
10 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.24%) Cyber Security
10 7 (8.24%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (7.06%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.88%) Performance Management
12 5 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.88%) BDD
12 5 (5.88%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) SQL
2 34 (40.00%) C#
3 29 (34.12%) Java
4 26 (30.59%) PHP
5 20 (23.53%) C++
6 16 (18.82%) C
7 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
8 13 (15.29%) Python
9 10 (11.76%) Lisp
9 10 (11.76%) Haskell
9 10 (11.76%) Erlang
10 9 (10.59%) T-SQL
11 5 (5.88%) SystemTap
12 4 (4.71%) Perl
12 4 (4.71%) Embedded C
13 3 (3.53%) Embedded C++
13 3 (3.53%) Ruby
14 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
15 1 (1.18%) Scala
15 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (76.47%) Degree
2 18 (21.18%) CCNA
2 18 (21.18%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Snort
2 4 (4.71%) Firmware
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.18%) Cisco
3 12 (14.12%) Oracle
4 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.35%) VMware
5 2 (2.35%) Zend
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