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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 25 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.85% 2.25% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.36% 10.57% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 5
Average salary £23,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.69% +8.33%
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
107 123 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.49% 21.32% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 95 104 93
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £17,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (66.04%) Degree
2 16 (30.19%) Linux
3 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.30%) .NET
4 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
5 13 (24.53%) C++
5 13 (24.53%) Relational Database
6 12 (22.64%) Electronics
7 11 (20.75%) Scrum
8 10 (18.87%) C#
8 10 (18.87%) Perl
8 10 (18.87%) Python
8 10 (18.87%) Web Development
9 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (16.98%) SQL
9 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.09%) Java
10 8 (15.09%) Windows
10 8 (15.09%) QA
10 8 (15.09%) Mathematics
11 7 (13.21%) Performance Testing
11 7 (13.21%) Avionics
11 7 (13.21%) OO
11 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
11 7 (13.21%) Ethernet
11 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
11 7 (13.21%) Debian
11 7 (13.21%) Finance
11 7 (13.21%) Aerospace
12 6 (11.32%) GIS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.55%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) nginx
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) SaaS
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Ethernet
2 5 (9.43%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) HTTP
3 4 (7.55%) tcpdump
3 4 (7.55%) VLAN
4 3 (5.66%) RFID
5 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.89%) FTP
6 1 (1.89%) SNMP
6 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.32%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.77%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Xcode
2 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Grunt
3 1 (1.89%) Hudson
3 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.89%) Ant
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (22.64%) Electronics
2 7 (13.21%) Avionics
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Aerospace
3 4 (7.55%) Welsh Language
4 3 (5.66%) French Language
4 3 (5.66%) German Language
4 3 (5.66%) Italian Language
4 3 (5.66%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Software Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Web Team Leader
3 9 (16.98%) Web Development Team Leader
3 9 (16.98%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Development Team Leader
3 9 (16.98%) Team Leader
4 7 (13.21%) Graduate
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Development Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Software Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Software Test Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) WPF
3 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.55%) XML
4 3 (5.66%) HTML
5 2 (3.77%) Spring
5 2 (3.77%) CSS
5 2 (3.77%) jQuery
5 2 (3.77%) JSON
6 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.89%) REST
6 1 (1.89%) CSS3
6 1 (1.89%) HTML5
6 1 (1.89%) SVG
6 1 (1.89%) Web Services
6 1 (1.89%) XSD
6 1 (1.89%) XSLT
6 1 (1.89%) J2EE
6 1 (1.89%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (15.09%) Mathematics
3 6 (11.32%) GIS
4 3 (5.66%) Firmware
5 2 (3.77%) iPhone
6 1 (1.89%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) Debian
4 5 (9.43%) Mac OS
4 5 (9.43%) UNIX
5 3 (5.66%) Android
5 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Scrum
2 10 (18.87%) Web Development
3 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.21%) Performance Testing
4 7 (13.21%) OO
4 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) DevOps
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.66%) Build Automation
7 3 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.66%) Automation Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.77%) Information Security
8 2 (3.77%) UML
8 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.77%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) C++
2 10 (18.87%) C#
2 10 (18.87%) Perl
2 10 (18.87%) Python
3 9 (16.98%) SQL
4 8 (15.09%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) Ruby
6 4 (7.55%) PHP
7 3 (5.66%) Erlang
7 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (66.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) CCENT
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Xen
2 3 (5.66%) XenServer
3 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.89%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.89%) OpenView
1 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.89%) Netcool
1 1 (1.89%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (1.89%) Nagios
1 1 (1.89%) Nessus
1 1 (1.89%) OPNET
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 4 (7.55%) Citrix
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) Juniper
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) F5
6 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.89%) Compuware
6 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.89%) SAP