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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 59 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.81% 3.35% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.49% 9.50% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 17
Average salary £32,500 £24,250 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.02% -8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,050 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,900 £52,500
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
381 400 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.08% 35.24% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 330 342 376
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £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 29 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 29 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 +2 39 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Torfaen -4 9 £24,000 +11.62%
Newport -4 8 £27,500 +11.67% 2
Bridgend - 3 £37,500 -
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 75 (75.76%) Degree
2 42 (42.42%) C++
3 40 (40.40%) Linux
3 40 (40.40%) Software Engineering
4 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (32.32%) C#
6 29 (29.29%) SQL
7 28 (28.28%) C
8 26 (26.26%) Java
9 25 (25.25%) PHP
9 25 (25.25%) SDLC
10 23 (23.23%) Windows
11 22 (22.22%) MS Excel
11 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 21 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
14 19 (19.19%) Scrum
15 18 (18.18%) MVC
15 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
15 18 (18.18%) OO
16 17 (17.17%) .NET
16 17 (17.17%) Telecoms
17 16 (16.16%) MySQL
17 16 (16.16%) HTML
18 15 (15.15%) ETL
19 14 (14.14%) Broadband
19 14 (14.14%) DHCP
19 14 (14.14%) Ethernet
19 14 (14.14%) SNMP
19 14 (14.14%) Cisco

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (4.04%) IIS
2 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.01%) JBoss
3 1 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.02%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.01%) Windchill
4 1 (1.01%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.01%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) Broadband
1 14 (14.14%) DHCP
1 14 (14.14%) Ethernet
1 14 (14.14%) SNMP
1 14 (14.14%) OSPF
1 14 (14.14%) BGP
1 14 (14.14%) VRRP
2 12 (12.12%) 802.11
2 12 (12.12%) GPON
2 12 (12.12%) HTTP
3 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.06%) Internet
4 6 (6.06%) tcpdump
4 6 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (6.06%) DVB
5 4 (4.04%) RFID
5 4 (4.04%) SAN
6 1 (1.01%) LDAP
6 1 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.16%) MySQL
3 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.04%) Big Data
5 3 (3.03%) Voldemort
5 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.03%) HPCC
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.03%) Riak
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 6 (6.06%) JIRA
1 6 (6.06%) Subversion
2 3 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.02%) NetBeans
3 2 (2.02%) Maven
3 2 (2.02%) Hudson
4 1 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (17.17%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.14%) Back Office
3 8 (8.08%) Marketing
4 7 (7.07%) Multimedia
5 6 (6.06%) Finance
6 5 (5.05%) Electronics
6 5 (5.05%) Military
7 4 (4.04%) Aerospace
8 3 (3.03%) Automotive
9 2 (2.02%) Banking
9 2 (2.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Software Engineer
1 25 (25.25%) Developer
2 15 (15.15%) Graduate
3 14 (14.14%) Junior
3 14 (14.14%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 14 (14.14%) NOC Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Principal Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Junior Developer
4 8 (8.08%) Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.05%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.05%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Software Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.04%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.04%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) .NET
2 16 (16.16%) HTML
3 12 (12.12%) 802.1X
4 11 (11.11%) CSS
5 8 (8.08%) PlayReady
6 6 (6.06%) REST
7 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.05%) WCF
7 5 (5.05%) Web Services
8 4 (4.04%) Ajax
8 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.04%) iOS SDK
8 4 (4.04%) WebKit
9 3 (3.03%) POCO
9 3 (3.03%) Zend Framework
9 3 (3.03%) HTML5
9 3 (3.03%) JSON
9 3 (3.03%) XML
10 2 (2.02%) OpenGL
10 2 (2.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.08%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.07%) DTV
4 6 (6.06%) Over-the-Top Content
4 6 (6.06%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.04%) Streaming Video
6 4 (4.04%) Grid Computing
6 4 (4.04%) Cryptography
6 4 (4.04%) IPTV
6 4 (4.04%) Web 2.0
6 4 (4.04%) Physics
6 4 (4.04%) iPhone
6 4 (4.04%) Video on Demand
6 4 (4.04%) iPad
6 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.03%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.02%) Life Science
8 2 (2.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.40%) Linux
2 23 (23.23%) Windows
3 12 (12.12%) UNIX
4 10 (10.10%) Apple iOS
5 9 (9.09%) Mac OS
6 8 (8.08%) Android
7 4 (4.04%) Solaris
7 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.01%) Debian
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.01%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.40%) Software Engineering
2 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (25.25%) SDLC
4 19 (19.19%) Scrum
5 18 (18.18%) MVC
5 18 (18.18%) OO
6 15 (15.15%) ETL
7 11 (11.11%) UML
7 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.08%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (8.08%) Time Management
10 7 (7.07%) Test Planning
10 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.06%) OOD
11 6 (6.06%) DRM
11 6 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (6.06%) iOS Development
11 6 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.06%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.42%) C++
2 32 (32.32%) C#
3 29 (29.29%) SQL
4 28 (28.28%) C
5 26 (26.26%) Java
6 25 (25.25%) PHP
7 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
8 13 (13.13%) Python
9 8 (8.08%) Objective-C
10 7 (7.07%) Erlang
10 7 (7.07%) T-SQL
11 5 (5.05%) Ruby
11 5 (5.05%) Haskell
11 5 (5.05%) Perl
11 5 (5.05%) Lisp
12 4 (4.04%) Embedded C
12 4 (4.04%) Embedded C++
13 3 (3.03%) SystemTap
14 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
14 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (75.76%) Degree
2 14 (14.14%) CCNA
2 14 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Snort
2 4 (4.04%) Firmware
3 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.14%) Cisco
3 13 (13.13%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) Perforce
5 4 (4.04%) Apple
6 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.03%) Green Hills
6 3 (3.03%) Zend
7 2 (2.02%) Adobe
8 1 (1.01%) Borland
8 1 (1.01%) VMware
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