The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 32 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.15% 2.04% 4.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.97% 8.82% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 39
Average salary £41,000 £28,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.85% -10.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
229 238 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.56% 23.15% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 164 212 219
Average salary £33,500 £38,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.41% +3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
Wales

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +16 22 £41,000 +43.85% 5
Bridgend - 6 £30,000 - 1
Newport 0 2 £28,000 - 4
Torfaen +4 1 £34,000 +23.63% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £26,000 -
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 38 (84.44%) Degree
2 20 (44.44%) .NET
3 15 (33.33%) Electronics
3 15 (33.33%) OO
3 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 13 (28.89%) Scrum
4 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
5 12 (26.67%) C++
6 11 (24.44%) Windows
6 11 (24.44%) Java
6 11 (24.44%) Mathematics
6 11 (24.44%) QA
7 10 (22.22%) Linux
8 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.78%) Web Development
9 8 (17.78%) CSS
10 7 (15.56%) HTML
10 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.33%) C#
11 6 (13.33%) Firmware
11 6 (13.33%) RFID
11 6 (13.33%) Mac OS
11 6 (13.33%) jQuery
11 6 (13.33%) Physics
11 6 (13.33%) Build Automation
11 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) RFID
2 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.22%) SNMP
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
2 1 (2.22%) Hudson
2 1 (2.22%) Grunt
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (33.33%) Electronics
2 5 (11.11%) Avionics
2 5 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Team Leader
3 8 (17.78%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (17.78%) Web Team Leader
3 8 (17.78%) Web Development Team Leader
4 6 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Development Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Software Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Software Test Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Software Development Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) CSS
3 7 (15.56%) HTML
4 6 (13.33%) jQuery
5 5 (11.11%) HTML5
5 5 (11.11%) CSS3
5 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.89%) NHibernate
7 2 (4.44%) Web Services
7 2 (4.44%) SVG
8 1 (2.22%) WinForms
8 1 (2.22%) Spring
8 1 (2.22%) JSR 170
8 1 (2.22%) WCF
8 1 (2.22%) WPF
8 1 (2.22%) Java EE
8 1 (2.22%) MooTools
8 1 (2.22%) Apache Wicket
8 1 (2.22%) JAX-WS
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Mathematics
2 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (13.33%) Firmware
3 6 (13.33%) Physics
4 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) iPhone
5 1 (2.22%) DTV
5 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) Mac OS
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) OO
1 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 13 (28.89%) Scrum
3 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.78%) Web Development
5 6 (13.33%) Build Automation
5 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 5 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Business Development
6 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (11.11%) Release Management
6 5 (11.11%) OOD
7 4 (8.89%) MVC
8 2 (4.44%) UML
9 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.67%) C++
3 11 (24.44%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (84.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.22%) Netcool
1 1 (2.22%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (2.22%) OpenView
1 1 (2.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) OPNET
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Compuware
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix
3 1 (2.22%) Juniper
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase
3 1 (2.22%) F5
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 42,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - + Bonus + Healthcare + Pension 25 days
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago