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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 41 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.79% 2.48% 3.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.81% 7.97% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 24
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £17,100 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
320 364 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.57% 31.11% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 268 320 253
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% -3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 +7 28 £26,750 +22.79% 5
Torfaen -1 7 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Newport +9 3 £23,000 -24.59% 3
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (75.95%) Degree
2 27 (34.18%) C++
3 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.38%) .NET
5 19 (24.05%) Java
5 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
6 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
6 18 (22.78%) Scrum
7 17 (21.52%) C#
8 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
9 15 (18.99%) Linux
9 15 (18.99%) Mathematics
9 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
10 14 (17.72%) SQL
10 14 (17.72%) Python
11 12 (15.19%) OO
11 12 (15.19%) MySQL
11 12 (15.19%) QA
12 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (13.92%) Perl
13 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
13 10 (12.66%) HTML
13 10 (12.66%) OOD
13 10 (12.66%) Windows
13 10 (12.66%) Web Development
14 9 (11.39%) Electronics
14 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (10.13%) Finance
15 8 (10.13%) HTTP
15 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (6.33%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) IIS
2 3 (3.80%) nginx
3 1 (1.27%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Lawson
1 1 (1.27%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) SaaS
2 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) HTTP
1 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.86%) Ethernet
3 5 (6.33%) Firewall
3 5 (6.33%) tcpdump
4 4 (5.06%) VLAN
4 4 (5.06%) DHCP
4 4 (5.06%) DNS
5 3 (3.80%) Internet
6 2 (2.53%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.27%) Wireless
7 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.27%) SSL
7 1 (1.27%) SAN
7 1 (1.27%) FTP
7 1 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
2 12 (15.19%) MySQL
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.80%) Big Data
4 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.53%) Xcode
2 2 (2.53%) JUnit
2 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.27%) GCC
3 1 (1.27%) GDB
3 1 (1.27%) Automake
General
1 9 (11.39%) Electronics
2 8 (10.13%) Finance
3 7 (8.86%) Aerospace
3 7 (8.86%) Avionics
4 5 (6.33%) Advertising
4 5 (6.33%) Multimedia
5 4 (5.06%) Welsh Language
6 3 (3.80%) Marketing
6 3 (3.80%) French Language
6 3 (3.80%) German Language
6 3 (3.80%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.80%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) Software Engineer
3 17 (21.52%) Software Developer
4 15 (18.99%) Graduate
5 13 (16.46%) Junior
6 9 (11.39%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Junior Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Team Leader
7 7 (8.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (8.86%) Web Development Team Leader
7 7 (8.86%) Web Team Leader
8 6 (7.59%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (7.59%) C++ Developer
9 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.33%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (5.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.06%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) .NET
2 10 (12.66%) HTML
3 7 (8.86%) XML
3 7 (8.86%) CSS
3 7 (8.86%) HTML5
4 6 (7.59%) WPF
5 5 (6.33%) CSS3
6 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.80%) Web Services
8 2 (2.53%) JSON
8 2 (2.53%) REST
8 2 (2.53%) jQuery
8 2 (2.53%) OpenGL
8 2 (2.53%) Spring
9 1 (1.27%) JSF
9 1 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.27%) SOAP
9 1 (1.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Mathematics
2 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (8.86%) GIS
5 6 (7.59%) Physics
6 5 (6.33%) IPTV
6 5 (6.33%) DTV
7 2 (2.53%) iPhone
8 1 (1.27%) Open Source
8 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.27%) Statistics
8 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.27%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) UNIX
4 7 (8.86%) Debian
4 7 (8.86%) Mac OS
5 6 (7.59%) Android
6 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
3 18 (22.78%) Scrum
4 12 (15.19%) OO
5 10 (12.66%) OOD
5 10 (12.66%) Web Development
6 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.13%) OOP
8 7 (8.86%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (8.86%) Performance Testing
8 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.59%) Coaching
9 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.33%) Change Management
10 5 (6.33%) Release Management
10 5 (6.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (6.33%) Software Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Business Development
11 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) C++
2 19 (24.05%) Java
3 17 (21.52%) C#
4 14 (17.72%) SQL
4 14 (17.72%) Python
5 11 (13.92%) Perl
6 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.13%) C
8 7 (8.86%) VB.NET
8 7 (8.86%) Ruby
9 6 (7.59%) PHP
10 4 (5.06%) Erlang
11 3 (3.80%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.27%) Groovy
12 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.27%) VC++
12 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (75.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) ISEB
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) CCNA
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) CCENT
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.80%) XenServer
2 3 (3.80%) Xen
3 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.27%) Snort
3 1 (1.27%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) OpenView
1 1 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.27%) Netcool
1 1 (1.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (1.27%) Nagios
1 1 (1.27%) OPNET
1 1 (1.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) VMware
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) Citrix
5 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.53%) HP
6 2 (2.53%) Juniper
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Compuware
7 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.27%) F5
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cwmbran
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago