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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 15 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.30% 2.36% 2.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.18% 12.37% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 12
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +49.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,500 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.00%
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
209 97 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.01% 19.09% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 177 74 139
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 1 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (60.00%) C++
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Degree
3 9 (36.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) MySQL
4 8 (32.00%) C
4 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) PHP
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) .NET
4 8 (32.00%) CSS
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (24.00%) Perl
6 6 (24.00%) Python
6 6 (24.00%) ETL
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) Ruby
7 5 (20.00%) QA
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
8 4 (16.00%) Embedded C++
8 4 (16.00%) Firmware
8 4 (16.00%) RFID
8 4 (16.00%) Electronics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) RFID
2 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) OSPF
3 1 (4.00%) BGP
3 1 (4.00%) VRRP
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) Broadband
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.00%) SNMP
3 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) Big Data
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) HPCC
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) MS Access
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Software Development Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Development Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Software Manager
3 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (8.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Graduate
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Programmer
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) CSS
3 4 (16.00%) Ajax
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) Zend Framework
5 2 (8.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (8.00%) STL
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.00%) LINQ
6 1 (4.00%) jQuery
6 1 (4.00%) RESTful
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (12.00%) GIS
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Grid Computing
3 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.00%) Physics
3 2 (8.00%) Economics
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) DTV
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Debian
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) ETL
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Build Automation
4 4 (16.00%) People Management
5 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (8.00%) Web Design
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Cartography
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) C
3 8 (32.00%) PHP
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Perl
4 6 (24.00%) Python
5 5 (20.00%) Ruby
6 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
6 4 (16.00%) Embedded C++
7 3 (12.00%) Erlang
8 2 (8.00%) VBA
8 2 (8.00%) VC++
9 1 (4.00%) VB
9 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.00%) Snort
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) OPNET
1 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (4.00%) yum
1 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) NetScout
3 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.00%) F5
3 1 (4.00%) NetQoS
3 1 (4.00%) Ipanema Technologies
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Juniper
3 1 (4.00%) BMC
3 1 (4.00%) CA
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Compuware