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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 73 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.43% 2.11% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.16% 6.30% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 39 8 7
Average salary £36,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,950 £33,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
381 397 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.57% 33.47% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 317 342 239
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,455 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +45 59 £36,000 +2.85% 5
Torfaen -5 10 £35,500 +61.36% 2
Newport +6 2 £37,500 +36.36%
Bridgend - 1 £23,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 £18,000 -
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (77.55%) Degree
2 58 (39.46%) SQL
3 53 (36.05%) Java
3 53 (36.05%) jQuery
4 52 (35.37%) CSS
5 50 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (32.65%) OO
7 47 (31.97%) HTML
7 47 (31.97%) JavaScript
8 46 (31.29%) MVC
9 43 (29.25%) Software Engineering
10 41 (27.89%) .NET
11 40 (27.21%) SDLC
12 37 (25.17%) AngularJS
12 37 (25.17%) Linux
12 37 (25.17%) Scrum
13 36 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (23.13%) Marketing
15 33 (22.45%) C#
16 32 (21.77%) Web Development
17 30 (20.41%) Ajax
18 28 (19.05%) OOP
19 27 (18.37%) Spring
20 26 (17.69%) Subversion
20 26 (17.69%) Git (software)
20 26 (17.69%) Struts
21 25 (17.01%) JSP
21 25 (17.01%) DHTML
21 25 (17.01%) SQL Server
21 25 (17.01%) ETL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (7.48%) Node.js
2 5 (3.40%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.40%) SPSS
5 3 (2.04%) MS Office
6 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) SaaS
2 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.97%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.84%) HTTP
2 13 (8.84%) tcpdump
3 9 (6.12%) VoIP
4 8 (5.44%) Firewall
5 7 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (4.76%) LAN
5 7 (4.76%) NetScaler
5 7 (4.76%) NX-OS
5 7 (4.76%) VPN
5 7 (4.76%) WAN
5 7 (4.76%) WLAN
6 6 (4.08%) 802.11
6 6 (4.08%) Broadband
6 6 (4.08%) DHCP
6 6 (4.08%) Ethernet
6 6 (4.08%) GPON
6 6 (4.08%) OSPF
6 6 (4.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.65%) MySQL
3 12 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.40%) QlikView
6 5 (3.40%) Spotfire
7 4 (2.72%) Big Data
7 4 (2.72%) HPCC
7 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.36%) Riak
8 2 (1.36%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (17.69%) Git (software)
1 26 (17.69%) Subversion
2 3 (2.04%) Grunt
3 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.36%) Hudson
3 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.36%) Maven
3 2 (1.36%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (23.13%) Marketing
2 17 (11.56%) Telecoms
3 15 (10.20%) Finance
4 8 (5.44%) Back Office
5 6 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.40%) Military
7 4 (2.72%) Electronics
8 2 (1.36%) Banking
8 2 (1.36%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.36%) Retail
9 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (45.58%) Developer
2 27 (18.37%) Software Engineer
3 25 (17.01%) Senior Developer
4 20 (13.61%) .NET Developer
4 20 (13.61%) Senior Web Developer
4 20 (13.61%) Web Developer
5 15 (10.20%) C# Developer
5 15 (10.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (10.20%) Software Developer
6 14 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (9.52%) Graduate
7 13 (8.84%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (8.84%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (8.16%) .NET Software Developer
9 11 (7.48%) Junior
9 11 (7.48%) Security Engineer
10 10 (6.80%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (6.80%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 10 (6.80%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (6.80%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (36.05%) jQuery
2 52 (35.37%) CSS
3 47 (31.97%) HTML
4 41 (27.89%) .NET
5 37 (25.17%) AngularJS
6 30 (20.41%) Ajax
7 27 (18.37%) Spring
8 26 (17.69%) Struts
9 25 (17.01%) DHTML
9 25 (17.01%) JSP
10 24 (16.33%) ASP.NET
11 17 (11.56%) Web Services
12 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (7.48%) Ext JS
12 11 (7.48%) JDBC
12 11 (7.48%) JPA
12 11 (7.48%) Spring Security
13 9 (6.12%) XML
14 7 (4.76%) REST
14 7 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (17.01%) Web 2.0
3 16 (10.88%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.80%) Grid Computing
5 9 (6.12%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.08%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.08%) Physics
7 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.40%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.72%) PDA
9 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.68%) DTV
10 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.17%) Linux
2 23 (15.65%) Unix
3 10 (6.80%) Windows
4 7 (4.76%) CatOS
5 3 (2.04%) Solaris
6 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.65%) OO
3 46 (31.29%) MVC
4 43 (29.25%) Software Engineering
5 40 (27.21%) SDLC
6 37 (25.17%) Scrum
7 32 (21.77%) Web Development
8 28 (19.05%) OOP
9 25 (17.01%) ETL
10 23 (15.65%) Time Management
11 16 (10.88%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (8.84%) Functional Programming
13 12 (8.16%) Test Planning
14 11 (7.48%) Data Analysis
14 11 (7.48%) Online Security
14 11 (7.48%) Project Management
14 11 (7.48%) Web Application Development
15 10 (6.80%) E-Commerce
15 10 (6.80%) Machine Learning
15 10 (6.80%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 58 (39.46%) SQL
2 53 (36.05%) Java
3 47 (31.97%) JavaScript
4 33 (22.45%) C#
5 24 (16.33%) C++
6 17 (11.56%) PHP
7 14 (9.52%) C
8 13 (8.84%) Erlang
8 13 (8.84%) Haskell
8 13 (8.84%) Lisp
8 13 (8.84%) Python
9 12 (8.16%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.08%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.04%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.36%) SystemTap
13 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 114 (77.55%) Degree
2 16 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.80%) CCNP
4 9 (6.12%) CCNA
5 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.84%) Snort
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (12.24%) Oracle
2 16 (10.88%) Cisco
3 12 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.76%) Juniper
4 7 (4.76%) SolarWinds
5 6 (4.08%) SAP
6 5 (3.40%) Tableau
7 4 (2.72%) Sybase
7 4 (2.72%) Zend
8 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.36%) VMware
10 1 (0.68%) Sage
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