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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 73 70 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 28 7 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.33% 0.84% 3.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.18% 2.75% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 24
Average salary £32,000 £41,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +51.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £29,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £48,350 £39,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
390 255 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.45% 30.47% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 322 182 243
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Torfaen - 18 £22,000 -
Cardiff -16 8 £35,500 -29.00% 4
Bridgend +2 1 £18,000 -56.09%
Gwent - 1 £45,000 - 1
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 44 (69.84%) Degree
2 36 (57.14%) C++
3 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (46.03%) Java
5 27 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 26 (41.27%) C
7 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
8 21 (33.33%) HTML
9 20 (31.75%) HTTP
10 17 (26.98%) Windows
11 16 (25.40%) OO
11 16 (25.40%) MySQL
11 16 (25.40%) Internet
12 14 (22.22%) Web Application Development
12 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
13 13 (20.63%) Android
14 12 (19.05%) JIRA
14 12 (19.05%) Coaching
14 12 (19.05%) Over-the-Top Content
14 12 (19.05%) DRM
14 12 (19.05%) SQL
14 12 (19.05%) DVB
14 12 (19.05%) Perforce
15 11 (17.46%) PHP
16 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
16 10 (15.87%) CSS
16 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
16 10 (15.87%) Apple iOS
17 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
17 9 (14.29%) Scrum

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (3.17%) Apache
1 2 (3.17%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.59%) WordPress
2 1 (1.59%) Node.js
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.59%) Windchill
2 1 (1.59%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (1.59%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) PaaS
2 3 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) HTTP
2 16 (25.40%) Internet
3 12 (19.05%) DVB
4 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.76%) tcpdump
5 3 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.17%) SSL
7 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.59%) Wireless
7 1 (1.59%) RFID
7 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) MySQL
2 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.11%) Big Data
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.17%) MS Access
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) HPCC
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) JIRA
2 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
3 2 (3.17%) GCC
3 2 (3.17%) GDB
3 2 (3.17%) Automake
4 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (7.94%) Marketing
1 5 (7.94%) Advertising
1 5 (7.94%) Multimedia
2 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Military
3 2 (3.17%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Software Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Graduate
4 10 (15.87%) C++ Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Team Leader
6 6 (9.52%) Junior
7 5 (7.94%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (6.35%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Tester
8 4 (6.35%) Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Multimedia Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Desktop Team Leader
9 3 (4.76%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Junior Tester
10 2 (3.17%) Junior Software Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) HTML
2 10 (15.87%) CSS
3 8 (12.70%) .NET
3 8 (12.70%) WebKit
4 6 (9.52%) Web Services
4 6 (9.52%) OpenGL
4 6 (9.52%) HTML5
5 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.94%) SOAP
6 4 (6.35%) STL
6 4 (6.35%) XML
6 4 (6.35%) REST
6 4 (6.35%) GStreamer
6 4 (6.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (3.17%) POSIX
7 2 (3.17%) Spring
7 2 (3.17%) JSF
7 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Over-the-Top Content
2 8 (12.70%) Streaming Video
2 8 (12.70%) Cryptography
2 8 (12.70%) iPhone
2 8 (12.70%) Video on Demand
2 8 (12.70%) iPad
3 7 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 6 (9.52%) GIS
5 5 (7.94%) Mathematics
5 5 (7.94%) Physics
5 5 (7.94%) Algorithms
5 5 (7.94%) DTV
6 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.76%) Economics
7 3 (4.76%) Graphic Design
7 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.76%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.59%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 13 (20.63%) Android
3 10 (15.87%) Apple iOS
4 9 (14.29%) Linux
5 8 (12.70%) UNIX
5 8 (12.70%) Mac OS X
6 5 (7.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 16 (25.40%) OO
4 14 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 12 (19.05%) Coaching
5 12 (19.05%) DRM
6 9 (14.29%) Scrum
7 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.11%) OOD
8 7 (11.11%) ETL
9 6 (9.52%) OOP
9 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.94%) Web Development
10 5 (7.94%) Mobile Marketing
10 5 (7.94%) Android Development
10 5 (7.94%) iOS Development
10 5 (7.94%) TDD
10 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) C++
2 29 (46.03%) Java
3 26 (41.27%) C
4 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
5 12 (19.05%) SQL
6 11 (17.46%) PHP
7 9 (14.29%) Python
8 8 (12.70%) Objective-C
9 7 (11.11%) C#
10 4 (6.35%) VC++
10 4 (6.35%) Perl
10 4 (6.35%) Ruby
10 4 (6.35%) Erlang
11 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.76%) VBA
12 2 (3.17%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (69.84%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) ISEB
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) VCP4
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Snort
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Firmware
2 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (1.59%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (1.59%) OPNET
1 1 (1.59%) OpenView
1 1 (1.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Perforce
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.70%) Apple
4 3 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Zend
6 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.59%) NetScout
6 1 (1.59%) F5
6 1 (1.59%) NetQoS
6 1 (1.59%) Ipanema Technologies
6 1 (1.59%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) Compuware
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) Adobe
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) Juniper
6 1 (1.59%) BMC
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Adderley Featherstone
Salary: Substantial, sector-leading rewards package
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackwood, Gwent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Adderley Featherstone
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan
eInfinity Limited
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus Mileage, Benefits, Bonuses and Training
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Churchill Frank
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago