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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 54 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 48 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.98% 3.87% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.37% 11.78% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 11
Average salary £33,750 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £21,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
463 365 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 38.39% 32.85% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 417 293 331
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Cardiff -1 26 £35,000 -14.63% 1
Torfaen -9 10 £27,500 +27.90% 1
Bridgend -3 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Newport -11 3 £40,000 +62.43%
Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Caerphilly - 1 £41,500 -
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 55 (74.32%) Degree
2 39 (52.70%) C++
3 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (43.24%) C
5 27 (36.49%) Software Engineering
6 25 (33.78%) Java
7 24 (32.43%) Windows
7 24 (32.43%) Linux
8 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
9 21 (28.38%) OO
10 19 (25.68%) C#
10 19 (25.68%) HTML
10 19 (25.68%) SDLC
11 16 (21.62%) PlayReady
12 15 (20.27%) PHP
12 15 (20.27%) HTTP
13 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
13 14 (18.92%) SQL
13 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
14 13 (17.57%) Android
14 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
15 12 (16.22%) Internet
15 12 (16.22%) UML
15 12 (16.22%) DRM
15 12 (16.22%) DVB
15 12 (16.22%) Perforce
15 12 (16.22%) Scrum
15 12 (16.22%) JIRA
15 12 (16.22%) Over-the-Top Content

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) JBoss
2 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.70%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.35%) Windchill
4 1 (1.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.35%) MS Project
4 1 (1.35%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) HTTP
2 12 (16.22%) Internet
2 12 (16.22%) DVB
3 6 (8.11%) Broadband
3 6 (8.11%) DHCP
3 6 (8.11%) Ethernet
3 6 (8.11%) SNMP
3 6 (8.11%) VRRP
3 6 (8.11%) OSPF
3 6 (8.11%) BGP
4 5 (6.76%) 802.11
4 5 (6.76%) GPON
5 4 (5.41%) RFID
6 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.05%) tcpdump
6 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.35%) SAN
7 1 (1.35%) VoIP
7 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) MySQL
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) Big Data
4 3 (4.05%) HPCC
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) Voldemort
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) JIRA
2 6 (8.11%) Subversion
2 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.05%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (12.16%) Multimedia
2 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.76%) Back Office
3 5 (6.76%) Military
4 4 (5.41%) Electronics
4 4 (5.41%) Finance
4 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.05%) Automotive
6 2 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Developer
2 16 (21.62%) Software Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Junior
4 8 (10.81%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Team Leader
5 7 (9.46%) Graduate
6 6 (8.11%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) NOC Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Multimedia Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Software Development Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Software Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Desktop Team Leader
8 4 (5.41%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Development Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.05%) Tester
9 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) HTML
2 16 (21.62%) PlayReady
3 11 (14.86%) CSS
3 11 (14.86%) .NET
4 8 (10.81%) WebKit
5 6 (8.11%) WCF
6 4 (5.41%) Ajax
6 4 (5.41%) REST
6 4 (5.41%) GStreamer
6 4 (5.41%) HTML5
6 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.41%) OpenGL
6 4 (5.41%) Widevine
7 3 (4.05%) Web Services
7 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.05%) POCO
7 3 (4.05%) iOS SDK
7 3 (4.05%) JSON
7 3 (4.05%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.22%) Over-the-Top Content
3 9 (12.16%) DTV
4 8 (10.81%) Cryptography
4 8 (10.81%) iPhone
4 8 (10.81%) iPad
4 8 (10.81%) Video on Demand
4 8 (10.81%) Streaming Video
5 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
6 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.76%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.41%) Web 2.0
7 4 (5.41%) Physics
8 3 (4.05%) Grid Computing
8 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
8 3 (4.05%) IPTV
9 2 (2.70%) Life Science
9 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.70%) User Experience
9 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Windows
1 24 (32.43%) Linux
2 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
2 13 (17.57%) Android
3 11 (14.86%) Mac OS
4 8 (10.81%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.41%) UNIX
6 1 (1.35%) Debian
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
6 1 (1.35%) CentOS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) Software Engineering
3 21 (28.38%) OO
4 19 (25.68%) SDLC
5 12 (16.22%) UML
5 12 (16.22%) DRM
5 12 (16.22%) Scrum
5 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
5 12 (16.22%) Coaching
5 12 (16.22%) Web Application Development
6 11 (14.86%) MVC
7 10 (13.51%) ETL
7 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
8 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (9.46%) OOD
10 7 (9.46%) iOS Development
11 6 (8.11%) Build Automation
12 5 (6.76%) People Management
13 4 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) C++
2 32 (43.24%) C
3 25 (33.78%) Java
4 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
5 19 (25.68%) C#
6 15 (20.27%) PHP
7 14 (18.92%) SQL
8 11 (14.86%) Objective-C
9 10 (13.51%) Python
10 5 (6.76%) Perl
10 5 (6.76%) Ruby
11 4 (5.41%) Erlang
11 4 (5.41%) Embedded C
11 4 (5.41%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.70%) Haskell
12 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.70%) Lisp
13 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (74.32%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) CCNA
2 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.35%) PMP
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Firmware
2 3 (4.05%) Snort
3 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Perforce
3 8 (10.81%) Apple
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle
5 6 (8.11%) Cisco
6 3 (4.05%) Zend
6 3 (4.05%) Green Hills
7 2 (2.70%) Adobe
8 1 (1.35%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) Borland
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: Up to £21,000 + Benefits
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