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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 60 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 38 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.18% 3.21% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.68% 11.11% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 14
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £42,350 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
438 288 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 36.68% 28.86% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 374 216 276
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £34,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £48,000
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -6 19 £35,000 -14.63% 2
Torfaen -3 12 £27,500 +1.85%
Bridgend -4 1 £18,000 -40.00%
Newport -13 1 £40,000 +42.85%
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 27 April 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 39 (69.64%) Degree
2 33 (58.93%) C++
3 27 (48.21%) C
4 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 22 (39.29%) Windows
6 20 (35.71%) Software Engineering
7 19 (33.93%) HTML
7 19 (33.93%) Java
8 18 (32.14%) OO
9 15 (26.79%) HTTP
10 13 (23.21%) Linux
10 13 (23.21%) C#
11 12 (21.43%) .NET
11 12 (21.43%) Internet
11 12 (21.43%) DRM
11 12 (21.43%) DVB
11 12 (21.43%) Perforce
11 12 (21.43%) JIRA
11 12 (21.43%) Web Application Development
11 12 (21.43%) Over-the-Top Content
11 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
11 12 (21.43%) Coaching
12 11 (19.64%) Android
12 11 (19.64%) PHP
12 11 (19.64%) CSS
13 10 (17.86%) SQL
13 10 (17.86%) Mac OS
13 10 (17.86%) Apple iOS
14 9 (16.07%) MySQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) FrameMaker
3 1 (1.79%) Windchill
3 1 (1.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) HTTP
2 12 (21.43%) Internet
2 12 (21.43%) DVB
3 4 (7.14%) RFID
4 3 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.36%) tcpdump
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) SNMP
5 1 (1.79%) LDAP
5 1 (1.79%) Broadband
5 1 (1.79%) DHCP
5 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.79%) VRRP
5 1 (1.79%) OSPF
5 1 (1.79%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) Big Data
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) HPCC
4 2 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Riak
5 1 (1.79%) Voldemort
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (10.71%) Multimedia
2 5 (8.93%) Electronics
3 4 (7.14%) Military
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.57%) Automotive
5 2 (3.57%) Finance
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Graduate
5 6 (10.71%) C++ Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Junior
7 4 (7.14%) Development Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Multimedia Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Desktop Team Leader
8 3 (5.36%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Graduate C++ Developer
9 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Tester
9 2 (3.57%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) HTML
2 12 (21.43%) .NET
3 11 (19.64%) CSS
4 8 (14.29%) WebKit
5 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.14%) OpenGL
6 4 (7.14%) Ajax
6 4 (7.14%) WCF
6 4 (7.14%) GStreamer
7 3 (5.36%) HTML5
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.57%) POCO
8 2 (3.57%) Zend Framework
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.57%) Web Services
9 1 (1.79%) JSON
9 1 (1.79%) Velocity
9 1 (1.79%) LINQ
9 1 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Over-the-Top Content
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) iPhone
2 8 (14.29%) Video on Demand
2 8 (14.29%) iPad
2 8 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 8 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 6 (10.71%) DTV
3 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.14%) Web 2.0
4 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.36%) Physics
5 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.36%) Grid Computing
5 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.79%) User Experience
7 1 (1.79%) STB
7 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Linux
3 11 (19.64%) Android
4 10 (17.86%) Mac OS
4 10 (17.86%) Apple iOS
5 8 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.36%) UNIX
7 1 (1.79%) Debian
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 18 (32.14%) OO
4 12 (21.43%) DRM
4 12 (21.43%) Web Application Development
4 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 12 (21.43%) Coaching
5 8 (14.29%) ETL
6 7 (12.50%) UML
6 7 (12.50%) Scrum
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) MVC
7 6 (10.71%) OOP
7 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) OOD
8 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.93%) People Management
9 4 (7.14%) Build Automation
9 4 (7.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) C++
2 27 (48.21%) C
3 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 19 (33.93%) Java
5 13 (23.21%) C#
6 11 (19.64%) PHP
7 10 (17.86%) SQL
8 8 (14.29%) Objective-C
8 8 (14.29%) Python
9 5 (8.93%) Ruby
9 5 (8.93%) Perl
10 4 (7.14%) Embedded C
10 4 (7.14%) Embedded C++
10 4 (7.14%) Erlang
11 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.79%) Haskell
12 1 (1.79%) Lisp
12 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (69.64%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMP
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Firmware
2 3 (5.36%) Snort
3 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Perforce
2 8 (14.29%) Apple
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) Adobe
5 2 (3.57%) Green Hills
5 2 (3.57%) Zend
6 1 (1.79%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
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