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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 54 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 68 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.38% 3.44% 2.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.00% 10.47% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 59 32 23
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -11.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,100 £16,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
400 363 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.67% 32.82% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 343 326 381
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £21,250 £26,175
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +12 59 £35,000 +48.93% 8
Newport - 6 £24,000 -
Torfaen -8 3 £21,000 -50.58%
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 93 (81.58%) Degree
2 47 (41.23%) Linux
3 41 (35.96%) SQL
3 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (35.09%) Software Engineering
5 37 (32.46%) C#
6 33 (28.95%) C++
7 32 (28.07%) Java
8 29 (25.44%) MVC
9 28 (24.56%) Scrum
10 26 (22.81%) PHP
10 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
11 25 (21.93%) MS Excel
11 25 (21.93%) SDLC
12 24 (21.05%) .NET
12 24 (21.05%) Telecoms
13 22 (19.30%) C
13 22 (19.30%) CSS
13 22 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (18.42%) Back Office
15 20 (17.54%) HTML
15 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
15 20 (17.54%) OO
16 18 (15.79%) SNMP
16 18 (15.79%) Broadband
16 18 (15.79%) DHCP
16 18 (15.79%) Ethernet
16 18 (15.79%) CCNA
16 18 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (15.79%) JavaScript

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (2.63%) IIS
2 2 (1.75%) Apache
2 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (21.93%) MS Excel
2 18 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.75%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.79%) Broadband
1 18 (15.79%) DHCP
1 18 (15.79%) Ethernet
1 18 (15.79%) SNMP
1 18 (15.79%) OSPF
1 18 (15.79%) BGP
1 18 (15.79%) VRRP
2 16 (14.04%) GPON
2 16 (14.04%) 802.11
3 10 (8.77%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.89%) HTTP
4 9 (7.89%) tcpdump
5 6 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (4.39%) SAN
7 3 (2.63%) RFID
8 1 (0.88%) LDAP
8 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.91%) MySQL
3 10 (8.77%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.14%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.39%) Riak
5 5 (4.39%) Voldemort
6 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.75%) HPCC
6 2 (1.75%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Subversion
2 7 (6.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.26%) Maven
3 6 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.39%) NetBeans
4 5 (4.39%) Hudson
5 3 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.88%) Ant
7 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.88%) Gradle
General
1 24 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 21 (18.42%) Back Office
3 12 (10.53%) Marketing
4 10 (8.77%) Finance
5 5 (4.39%) Banking
5 5 (4.39%) Retail
5 5 (4.39%) Multimedia
6 4 (3.51%) Electronics
6 4 (3.51%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.51%) Military
7 3 (2.63%) Automotive
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (27.19%) Developer
2 28 (24.56%) Software Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) Graduate
3 18 (15.79%) NOC Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 15 (13.16%) Junior
5 12 (10.53%) Principal Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Junior Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.26%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.39%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Administrator
11 4 (3.51%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Technical Support
11 4 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.05%) .NET
2 22 (19.30%) CSS
3 20 (17.54%) HTML
4 16 (14.04%) 802.1X
5 12 (10.53%) jQuery
6 10 (8.77%) REST
6 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET
6 10 (8.77%) AngularJS
7 8 (7.02%) Ajax
8 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.14%) Web Services
9 6 (5.26%) XML
9 6 (5.26%) Spring
10 5 (4.39%) Java EE
10 5 (4.39%) Struts
10 5 (4.39%) DHTML
10 5 (4.39%) JSP
10 5 (4.39%) Servlets
10 5 (4.39%) SOAP
11 4 (3.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.89%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.02%) Web 2.0
4 7 (6.14%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.39%) Grid Computing
5 5 (4.39%) DTV
6 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.51%) Physics
6 4 (3.51%) IPTV
7 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.75%) Life Science
8 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.75%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.23%) Linux
2 18 (15.79%) UNIX
3 15 (13.16%) Windows
4 6 (5.26%) Solaris
4 6 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.63%) Android
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
7 1 (0.88%) Debian
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.09%) Software Engineering
3 29 (25.44%) MVC
4 28 (24.56%) Scrum
5 25 (21.93%) SDLC
6 20 (17.54%) OO
7 15 (13.16%) ETL
8 10 (8.77%) Web Development
8 10 (8.77%) Time Management
9 9 (7.89%) Functional Programming
9 9 (7.89%) Test Planning
9 9 (7.89%) UML
10 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.14%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.26%) TDD
12 6 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (5.26%) Cyber Security
13 5 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.96%) SQL
2 37 (32.46%) C#
3 33 (28.95%) C++
4 32 (28.07%) Java
5 26 (22.81%) PHP
6 22 (19.30%) C
7 18 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 17 (14.91%) Python
9 9 (7.89%) Lisp
9 9 (7.89%) Haskell
9 9 (7.89%) Erlang
9 9 (7.89%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.39%) SystemTap
11 4 (3.51%) Perl
11 4 (3.51%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.51%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.63%) Embedded C++
12 3 (2.63%) Ruby
13 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 93 (81.58%) Degree
2 18 (15.79%) CCNA
2 18 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.89%) Snort
2 4 (3.51%) Firmware
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.79%) Cisco
3 15 (13.16%) Oracle
4 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.63%) Green Hills
6 2 (1.75%) Zend
6 2 (1.75%) VMware
6 2 (1.75%) Adobe
7 1 (0.88%) Borland
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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