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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 2.94% - 2.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% - 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £24,000 - £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
75 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 36.76% 39.39% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 61 47 52
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) MFC
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Electronics
6 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Junior C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) MFC
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA