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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 59 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.59% 0.74% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.43% 2.48% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 5 1
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
263 202 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.28% 29.97% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 214 186 86
Average salary £38,240 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.25% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,650 £29,031
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 88 (72.73%) Degree
2 52 (42.98%) Java
3 51 (42.15%) SQL
4 46 (38.02%) MVC
5 42 (34.71%) jQuery
6 40 (33.06%) CSS
6 40 (33.06%) OO
7 37 (30.58%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (29.75%) Linux
8 36 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (28.93%) JavaScript
9 35 (28.93%) HTML
10 34 (28.10%) Marketing
11 30 (24.79%) Web Development
11 30 (24.79%) Software Engineering
11 30 (24.79%) Ajax
12 28 (23.14%) Scrum
13 27 (22.31%) .NET
13 27 (22.31%) Spring
14 26 (21.49%) Subversion
14 26 (21.49%) Git (software)
14 26 (21.49%) AngularJS
14 26 (21.49%) OOP
14 26 (21.49%) Struts
14 26 (21.49%) SDLC
15 25 (20.66%) JSP
15 25 (20.66%) DHTML
15 25 (20.66%) ETL
15 25 (20.66%) Web 2.0
16 23 (19.01%) Time Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (4.13%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.96%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.13%) SPSS
5 1 (0.83%) MS Office
5 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) SaaS
2 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.01%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.74%) HTTP
2 13 (10.74%) tcpdump
3 10 (8.26%) VoIP
4 8 (6.61%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (6.61%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (6.61%) Firewall
4 8 (6.61%) LAN
4 8 (6.61%) NetScaler
4 8 (6.61%) NX-OS
4 8 (6.61%) VPN
4 8 (6.61%) WAN
4 8 (6.61%) WLAN
5 6 (4.96%) 802.11
5 6 (4.96%) BGP
5 6 (4.96%) DHCP
5 6 (4.96%) GPON
5 6 (4.96%) OSPF
5 6 (4.96%) SNMP
5 6 (4.96%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.01%) MySQL
2 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.13%) QlikView
5 5 (4.13%) Spotfire
6 4 (3.31%) Big Data
6 4 (3.31%) HPCC
6 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.65%) Riak
8 2 (1.65%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Git (software)
1 26 (21.49%) Subversion
2 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.65%) Hudson
2 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.65%) Maven
2 2 (1.65%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (28.10%) Marketing
2 18 (14.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.61%) Back Office
3 8 (6.61%) Finance
4 5 (4.13%) Military
5 4 (3.31%) Electronics
6 2 (1.65%) Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (44.63%) Developer
2 25 (20.66%) Senior Developer
3 20 (16.53%) Senior Web Developer
3 20 (16.53%) Web Developer
4 15 (12.40%) C# Developer
4 15 (12.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 15 (12.40%) Software Developer
4 15 (12.40%) Software Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (11.57%) Graduate
6 13 (10.74%) C# Software Developer
6 13 (10.74%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (9.92%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (9.09%) Network Engineer
8 11 (9.09%) Security Engineer
9 10 (8.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 10 (8.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (7.44%) Graduate Report Writer
10 9 (7.44%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (34.71%) jQuery
2 40 (33.06%) CSS
3 35 (28.93%) HTML
4 30 (24.79%) Ajax
5 27 (22.31%) .NET
5 27 (22.31%) Spring
6 26 (21.49%) AngularJS
6 26 (21.49%) Struts
7 25 (20.66%) DHTML
7 25 (20.66%) JSP
8 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET
9 12 (9.92%) Web Services
10 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (9.09%) Ext JS
10 11 (9.09%) JDBC
10 11 (9.09%) JPA
10 11 (9.09%) Spring Security
11 9 (7.44%) XML
12 7 (5.79%) REST
12 7 (5.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.58%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (20.66%) Web 2.0
3 13 (10.74%) Mathematics
4 10 (8.26%) Client/Server
4 10 (8.26%) Grid Computing
5 6 (4.96%) Driving Licence
6 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.13%) Physics
6 5 (4.13%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.31%) PDA
8 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.75%) Linux
2 23 (19.01%) Unix
3 8 (6.61%) CatOS
4 3 (2.48%) Solaris
4 3 (2.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.02%) MVC
2 40 (33.06%) OO
3 36 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (24.79%) Software Engineering
4 30 (24.79%) Web Development
5 28 (23.14%) Scrum
6 26 (21.49%) OOP
6 26 (21.49%) SDLC
7 25 (20.66%) ETL
8 23 (19.01%) Time Management
9 15 (12.40%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (10.74%) Functional Programming
11 12 (9.92%) Test Planning
12 11 (9.09%) Online Security
12 11 (9.09%) Project Management
13 10 (8.26%) Data Analysis
13 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce
13 10 (8.26%) Machine Learning
13 10 (8.26%) Online Marketing
13 10 (8.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.98%) Java
2 51 (42.15%) SQL
3 35 (28.93%) JavaScript
4 22 (18.18%) C#
5 17 (14.05%) C++
5 17 (14.05%) PHP
6 14 (11.57%) C
7 13 (10.74%) Erlang
7 13 (10.74%) Haskell
7 13 (10.74%) Lisp
7 13 (10.74%) Python
8 12 (9.92%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.65%) SystemTap
10 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (72.73%) Degree
2 17 (14.05%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (9.09%) CCNP
4 9 (7.44%) CCNA
5 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) Snort
2 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (14.05%) Cisco
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.61%) Juniper
4 8 (6.61%) SolarWinds
5 6 (4.96%) SAP
6 5 (4.13%) Tableau
7 4 (3.31%) Sybase
7 4 (3.31%) Zend
8 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.65%) VMware
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