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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 39 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.76% 3.94% 2.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.96% 13.50% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,650 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,900 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
230 200 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.05% 29.15% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 202 171 156
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (66.67%) Degree
2 32 (53.33%) Linux
3 29 (48.33%) C#
4 26 (43.33%) SQL
5 25 (41.67%) PHP
6 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
6 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (33.33%) C++
8 19 (31.67%) SDLC
9 18 (30.00%) Java
9 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 18 (30.00%) MVC
10 17 (28.33%) .NET
11 16 (26.67%) MySQL
11 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
11 16 (26.67%) Telecoms
12 15 (25.00%) ETL
12 15 (25.00%) Scrum
13 14 (23.33%) Back Office
13 14 (23.33%) MS PowerPoint
13 14 (23.33%) SNMP
13 14 (23.33%) CCNA
13 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (23.33%) Cisco
13 14 (23.33%) OSPF
13 14 (23.33%) BGP
13 14 (23.33%) VRRP
13 14 (23.33%) Broadband
13 14 (23.33%) DHCP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (23.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) Broadband
1 14 (23.33%) DHCP
1 14 (23.33%) Ethernet
1 14 (23.33%) SNMP
1 14 (23.33%) OSPF
1 14 (23.33%) BGP
1 14 (23.33%) VRRP
2 12 (20.00%) GPON
2 12 (20.00%) 802.11
3 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.00%) HTTP
3 6 (10.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.67%) RFID
4 4 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) MySQL
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.67%) Big Data
4 3 (5.00%) Voldemort
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) HPCC
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.00%) Riak
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) Hudson
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.33%) NetBeans
2 2 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 14 (23.33%) Back Office
3 7 (11.67%) Marketing
4 5 (8.33%) Finance
5 4 (6.67%) Electronics
6 2 (3.33%) Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 15 (25.00%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) NOC Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Graduate
3 8 (13.33%) Junior
4 5 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Release Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) CSS
2 12 (20.00%) HTML
2 12 (20.00%) 802.1X
3 5 (8.33%) Web Services
4 4 (6.67%) WCF
4 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.67%) Ajax
5 3 (5.00%) Zend Framework
5 3 (5.00%) jQuery
5 3 (5.00%) HTML5
5 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.33%) Backbone.js
6 2 (3.33%) Ember.js
6 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.33%) REST
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.33%) XML
6 2 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.67%) Grid Computing
3 4 (6.67%) Web 2.0
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) UNIX
2 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Mac OS
4 3 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Debian
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) SDLC
4 18 (30.00%) MVC
5 15 (25.00%) Scrum
5 15 (25.00%) ETL
6 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.67%) Time Management
7 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.67%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (11.67%) Test Planning
8 6 (10.00%) OO
8 6 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (8.33%) Functional Programming
9 5 (8.33%) Data Management
10 4 (6.67%) Web Development
10 4 (6.67%) Automation Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.67%) Build Automation
10 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) C#
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
3 25 (41.67%) PHP
4 20 (33.33%) C++
5 18 (30.00%) Java
6 13 (21.67%) C
7 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (13.33%) Python
9 7 (11.67%) Erlang
9 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
10 5 (8.33%) Perl
10 5 (8.33%) Lisp
10 5 (8.33%) Ruby
10 5 (8.33%) Haskell
11 4 (6.67%) Embedded C
11 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++
12 3 (5.00%) SystemTap
13 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (66.67%) Degree
2 14 (23.33%) CCNA
2 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Snort
2 4 (6.67%) Firmware
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) Cisco
3 10 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.00%) Zend
5 1 (1.67%) VMware
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