The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 0.50% 1.30% 2.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 2.47% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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 Newport region.

Miscellaneous Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
55 81 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 27.23% 52.60% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 54 55 15
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £29,397
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Newport region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Newport

Computer Science
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate C++ Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft