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 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 31 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 1.07% 3.97% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.70% 11.11% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% -28.23%
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
54 54 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 28.88% 35.76% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 23 49
Average salary £40,250 £35,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.38% -16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £47,500 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Fireworks
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Military
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) CSS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Fireworks
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Military
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Graduate
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe