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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 62 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.77% 0.25% 5.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.76% 1.19% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 18
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £22,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £22,500 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
181 84 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.89% 21.21% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 173 70 115
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £51,750 £47,500
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 29 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 15 (55.56%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) GIS
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) MySQL
5 7 (25.93%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Python
7 5 (18.52%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) PHP
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
7 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
8 4 (14.81%) Cartography
8 4 (14.81%) Physics
8 4 (14.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) TDD
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) VC++
8 4 (14.81%) STL
9 3 (11.11%) ETL
9 3 (11.11%) VBA
9 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
9 3 (11.11%) HTML
9 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (11.11%) HP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (7.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.41%) tcpdump
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) MS Access
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Software Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Graduate
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Process Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Compliance Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) STL
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) WPF
3 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) JSF
3 2 (7.41%) OpenGL
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) GIS
2 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.81%) Physics
4 3 (11.11%) Graphic Design
4 3 (11.11%) Economics
5 2 (7.41%) Grid Computing
5 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
5 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.70%) User Experience
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.70%) DTV
6 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Cartography
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) Web Design
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C++
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) PHP
5 4 (14.81%) VC++
6 3 (11.11%) VBA
6 3 (11.11%) Erlang
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) C
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
4 1 (3.70%) CCENT
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Snort
2 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) OpenView
1 1 (3.70%) OPNET
1 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) NetQoS
4 1 (3.70%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Compuware
4 1 (3.70%) BMC
4 1 (3.70%) CA
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.70%) NetScout
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago