The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 56 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 37 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.34% 1.97% 3.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.55% 7.74% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 25
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
238 297 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.46% 25.47% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 218 265 222
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £48,500 £56,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Computer Science
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in South Wales

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in South Wales

Computer Science
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 25 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Torfaen +4 9 £24,000 -54.28% 1
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 58 (74.36%) Degree
2 27 (34.62%) .NET
3 25 (32.05%) C++
4 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 19 (24.36%) OO
5 19 (24.36%) Linux
5 19 (24.36%) Scrum
6 18 (23.08%) Java
7 17 (21.79%) C#
7 17 (21.79%) MS Excel
8 16 (20.51%) QA
8 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
8 16 (20.51%) Mathematics
9 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
9 14 (17.95%) Electronics
9 14 (17.95%) Windows
10 13 (16.67%) SQL
11 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
12 11 (14.10%) Mac OS
13 10 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (12.82%) Web Development
13 10 (12.82%) Perl
13 10 (12.82%) OOD
13 10 (12.82%) Python
14 9 (11.54%) OOP
14 9 (11.54%) HTML
14 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
14 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (11.54%) Finance

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (5.13%) Apache
2 3 (3.85%) IIS
2 3 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Lawson
1 1 (1.28%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.13%) tcpdump
2 4 (5.13%) VLAN
2 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) RFID
2 4 (5.13%) HTTP
2 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.85%) DNS
3 3 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.69%) MySQL
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.28%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) Xcode
3 2 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) Ant
4 1 (1.28%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.28%) Maven
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Hudson
4 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.28%) Grunt
General
1 14 (17.95%) Electronics
2 9 (11.54%) Finance
3 7 (8.97%) Aerospace
3 7 (8.97%) Avionics
4 5 (6.41%) Multimedia
5 4 (5.13%) Welsh Language
6 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.85%) French Language
6 3 (3.85%) German Language
6 3 (3.85%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.85%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.56%) Advertising
8 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Developer
2 17 (21.79%) Software Engineer
3 16 (20.51%) Software Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Graduate
5 12 (15.38%) Junior
6 9 (11.54%) Development Team Leader
6 9 (11.54%) Team Leader
6 9 (11.54%) Web Team Leader
6 9 (11.54%) Web Development Team Leader
7 8 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Junior Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Development Manager
10 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
10 5 (6.41%) C++ Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Software Test Manager
11 4 (5.13%) Software Manager
11 4 (5.13%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) .NET
2 9 (11.54%) HTML
3 8 (10.26%) CSS
4 6 (7.69%) HTML5
4 6 (7.69%) CSS3
4 6 (7.69%) WPF
5 4 (5.13%) XML
5 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.85%) Web Services
6 3 (3.85%) Spring
6 3 (3.85%) jQuery
7 2 (2.56%) JSON
7 2 (2.56%) SVG
8 1 (1.28%) XSD
8 1 (1.28%) XSLT
8 1 (1.28%) J2EE
8 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.28%) Java EE
8 1 (1.28%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Mathematics
2 10 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.69%) Physics
3 6 (7.69%) GIS
3 6 (7.69%) DTV
4 5 (6.41%) IPTV
5 4 (5.13%) Firmware
6 2 (2.56%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) Statistics
7 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.28%) Open Source
7 1 (1.28%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Linux
2 14 (17.95%) Windows
3 11 (14.10%) Mac OS
4 7 (8.97%) UNIX
4 7 (8.97%) Debian
5 6 (7.69%) Android
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) OO
1 19 (24.36%) Scrum
2 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
3 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.82%) Web Development
4 10 (12.82%) OOD
5 9 (11.54%) OOP
5 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.26%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (8.97%) Performance Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Release Management
8 6 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.41%) Change Management
9 5 (6.41%) Software Testing
9 5 (6.41%) Business Development
9 5 (6.41%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.41%) Automation Testing
10 4 (5.13%) DevOps
10 4 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) C++
2 18 (23.08%) Java
3 17 (21.79%) C#
4 13 (16.67%) SQL
5 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.82%) Perl
6 10 (12.82%) Python
7 7 (8.97%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.41%) C
8 5 (6.41%) Ruby
9 4 (5.13%) PHP
10 3 (3.85%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.85%) Erlang
11 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.28%) Groovy
11 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (74.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) Xen
2 3 (3.85%) XenServer
3 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.28%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.28%) OpenView
1 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.28%) Netcool
1 1 (1.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (1.28%) Nagios
1 1 (1.28%) OPNET
1 1 (1.28%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (6.41%) VMware
4 4 (5.13%) Citrix
5 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.56%) IBM
6 2 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) Compuware
7 1 (1.28%) Juniper
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Sybase
7 1 (1.28%) F5
7 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
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