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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 52 35 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.30% 3.11% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.59% 8.82% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 14
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +24.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £20,000 £17,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £41,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
413 397 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 34.19% 35.32% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 360 325 351
Average salary £36,779 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.08% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,270 £22,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
(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 +4 33 £35,000 -13.58% 5
Torfaen -7 7 £32,500 +51.16%
Newport -4 6 £35,000 +42.13% 2
Bridgend +1 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Caerphilly - 1 £41,500 -
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 69 (75.00%) Degree
2 45 (48.91%) C++
3 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (38.04%) Software Engineering
4 35 (38.04%) C
5 33 (35.87%) Linux
6 28 (30.43%) Java
7 27 (29.35%) C#
8 26 (28.26%) Windows
9 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
10 23 (25.00%) OO
10 23 (25.00%) SDLC
11 22 (23.91%) SQL
12 21 (22.83%) PHP
13 20 (21.74%) HTML
13 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
13 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (20.65%) MS Excel
15 17 (18.48%) HTTP
16 16 (17.39%) PlayReady
17 15 (16.30%) Scrum
18 14 (15.22%) MVC
18 14 (15.22%) Telecoms
18 14 (15.22%) .NET
18 14 (15.22%) MySQL
18 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
18 14 (15.22%) Apple iOS
19 13 (14.13%) UML
19 13 (14.13%) ETL
20 12 (13.04%) Python

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) JBoss
2 1 (1.09%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) Node.js
2 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (20.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.09%) Windchill
4 1 (1.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.09%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.48%) HTTP
2 12 (13.04%) Internet
2 12 (13.04%) DVB
3 11 (11.96%) VRRP
3 11 (11.96%) OSPF
3 11 (11.96%) BGP
3 11 (11.96%) SNMP
3 11 (11.96%) Broadband
3 11 (11.96%) DHCP
3 11 (11.96%) Ethernet
4 9 (9.78%) 802.11
4 9 (9.78%) GPON
5 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (5.43%) tcpdump
7 4 (4.35%) RFID
8 3 (3.26%) SAN
9 1 (1.09%) VoIP
9 1 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) MySQL
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) Big Data
3 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.26%) HPCC
3 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.17%) Riak
4 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.17%) Voldemort
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) JIRA
2 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.52%) Subversion
3 3 (3.26%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.09%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.09%) Hudson
General
1 14 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.87%) Back Office
2 10 (10.87%) Multimedia
3 6 (6.52%) Finance
4 5 (5.43%) Electronics
4 5 (5.43%) Military
4 5 (5.43%) Marketing
5 4 (4.35%) Aerospace
6 3 (3.26%) Automotive
7 1 (1.09%) Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Developer
2 21 (22.83%) Software Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) Junior
4 11 (11.96%) NOC Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 10 (10.87%) Graduate
6 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Team Leader
8 7 (7.61%) Junior Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) C++ Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Principal Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Desktop Team Leader
11 4 (4.35%) Multimedia Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
11 4 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Development Manager
11 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) HTML
2 16 (17.39%) PlayReady
3 14 (15.22%) .NET
4 11 (11.96%) CSS
5 8 (8.70%) WebKit
6 6 (6.52%) WCF
7 5 (5.43%) REST
8 4 (4.35%) HTML5
8 4 (4.35%) GStreamer
8 4 (4.35%) Widevine
8 4 (4.35%) iOS SDK
8 4 (4.35%) OpenGL
8 4 (4.35%) Ajax
8 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.35%) Web Services
9 3 (3.26%) Zend Framework
9 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.26%) JSON
9 3 (3.26%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.04%) Over-the-Top Content
3 10 (10.87%) DTV
4 8 (8.70%) Cryptography
4 8 (8.70%) Streaming Video
4 8 (8.70%) iPhone
4 8 (8.70%) Video on Demand
4 8 (8.70%) iPad
5 7 (7.61%) Algorithms
6 6 (6.52%) Mobile App
7 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.43%) Data Structures
8 4 (4.35%) IPTV
8 4 (4.35%) Web 2.0
8 4 (4.35%) Grid Computing
8 4 (4.35%) Physics
9 3 (3.26%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.17%) Life Science
10 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.87%) Linux
2 26 (28.26%) Windows
3 14 (15.22%) Apple iOS
4 12 (13.04%) Android
5 11 (11.96%) Mac OS
6 8 (8.70%) UNIX
6 8 (8.70%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.26%) Solaris
8 1 (1.09%) CentOS
8 1 (1.09%) Debian
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.04%) Software Engineering
3 23 (25.00%) OO
3 23 (25.00%) SDLC
4 15 (16.30%) Scrum
5 14 (15.22%) MVC
6 13 (14.13%) UML
6 13 (14.13%) ETL
7 12 (13.04%) DRM
7 12 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 12 (13.04%) Coaching
7 12 (13.04%) Web Application Development
8 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (8.70%) OOD
9 8 (8.70%) iOS Development
10 6 (6.52%) Build Automation
11 5 (5.43%) People Management
11 5 (5.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (48.91%) C++
2 35 (38.04%) C
3 28 (30.43%) Java
4 27 (29.35%) C#
5 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 22 (23.91%) SQL
7 21 (22.83%) PHP
8 12 (13.04%) Objective-C
8 12 (13.04%) Python
9 6 (6.52%) Erlang
10 5 (5.43%) Ruby
10 5 (5.43%) Perl
11 4 (4.35%) Haskell
11 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.35%) Embedded C
11 4 (4.35%) Embedded C++
11 4 (4.35%) Lisp
12 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.17%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 69 (75.00%) Degree
2 11 (11.96%) CCNA
2 11 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.09%) PMP
5 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Snort
2 4 (4.35%) Firmware
3 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.04%) Perforce
3 11 (11.96%) Cisco
4 9 (9.78%) Oracle
5 8 (8.70%) Apple
6 3 (3.26%) Green Hills
6 3 (3.26%) Zend
7 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.17%) Adobe
8 1 (1.09%) Borland
8 1 (1.09%) VMware
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