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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 65 79 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 29 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.56% 2.18% 3.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.55% 7.10% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 26
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% +7.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
339 352 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.92% 30.69% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 288 307 292
Average salary £35,000 £35,891 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.48% -2.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,307 £28,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 December 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 +14 14 £35,000 +64.70% 3
Torfaen - 8 £42,500 -
Newport +4 4 £23,750 -22.13%
Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £19,000 -
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 50 (71.43%) Degree
2 31 (44.29%) C++
3 24 (34.29%) Java
4 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
5 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (25.71%) SQL
7 17 (24.29%) Python
7 17 (24.29%) MySQL
8 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
9 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 14 (20.00%) Linux
9 14 (20.00%) HTML
10 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
10 13 (18.57%) C#
10 13 (18.57%) PHP
11 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
11 12 (17.14%) UNIX
11 12 (17.14%) GIS
12 11 (15.71%) .NET
12 11 (15.71%) HTTP
13 10 (14.29%) Windows
13 10 (14.29%) C
14 9 (12.86%) OOD
14 9 (12.86%) Scrum
14 9 (12.86%) CSS
14 9 (12.86%) XML
15 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
15 8 (11.43%) Finance
15 8 (11.43%) Advertising

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (4.29%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) WordPress
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.43%) CATIA
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Lawson
1 1 (1.43%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) SaaS
2 5 (7.14%) PaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.71%) HTTP
3 7 (10.00%) Internet
4 4 (5.71%) tcpdump
5 3 (4.29%) Firewall
5 3 (4.29%) SSL
6 2 (2.86%) DNS
6 2 (2.86%) DHCP
6 2 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.86%) VLAN
6 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.43%) Wireless
7 1 (1.43%) FTP
7 1 (1.43%) VoIP
7 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) MySQL
2 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.43%) Big Data
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.86%) MS Access
6 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.29%) GCC
2 3 (4.29%) GDB
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
2 3 (4.29%) Automake
3 2 (2.86%) Xcode
4 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.43%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
1 8 (11.43%) Marketing
1 8 (11.43%) Advertising
2 4 (5.71%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.86%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Military
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) French Language
5 1 (1.43%) German Language
5 1 (1.43%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (48.57%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Software Developer
3 15 (21.43%) Graduate
4 13 (18.57%) Software Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) C++ Developer
6 8 (11.43%) C++ Software Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Junior
9 5 (7.14%) Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Tester
10 4 (5.71%) Programmer
10 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Junior Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Test Manager
11 3 (4.29%) Graduate Software Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Junior Tester
11 3 (4.29%) Implementation Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Automation Tester
12 2 (2.86%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) HTML
2 11 (15.71%) .NET
3 9 (12.86%) CSS
3 9 (12.86%) XML
4 7 (10.00%) Web Services
4 7 (10.00%) HTML5
5 6 (8.57%) REST
5 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.57%) SOAP
5 6 (8.57%) WPF
6 4 (5.71%) Spring
6 4 (5.71%) STL
6 4 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.29%) Pthreads
7 3 (4.29%) JSF
7 3 (4.29%) POSIX
8 2 (2.86%) OpenGL
8 2 (2.86%) CSS3
9 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) GIS
2 5 (7.14%) DTV
2 5 (7.14%) IPTV
2 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.71%) Physics
4 3 (4.29%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.29%) Economics
5 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.86%) iPhone
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.86%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Linux
2 12 (17.14%) UNIX
3 10 (14.29%) Windows
4 7 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 6 (8.57%) Android
6 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.86%) Debian
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
2 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.86%) OOD
3 9 (12.86%) Scrum
4 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
4 8 (11.43%) Mobile Marketing
5 7 (10.00%) OOP
5 7 (10.00%) Web Development
6 6 (8.57%) OO
6 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.14%) ETL
7 5 (7.14%) Change Management
7 5 (7.14%) TDD
8 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Web Design
8 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.71%) Time Management
8 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.71%) Cartography
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) C++
2 24 (34.29%) Java
3 18 (25.71%) SQL
4 17 (24.29%) Python
5 13 (18.57%) PHP
5 13 (18.57%) C#
5 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
6 10 (14.29%) C
7 7 (10.00%) Perl
8 5 (7.14%) Erlang
9 4 (5.71%) Ruby
9 4 (5.71%) VC++
9 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.29%) VBA
11 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.43%) VB
12 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) ISEB
2 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) CCNA
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) Snort
3 1 (1.43%) Nmap
3 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (1.43%) OPNET
2 1 (1.43%) Nessus
2 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) HP
2 4 (5.71%) VMware
3 3 (4.29%) IBM
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (1.43%) BMC
5 1 (1.43%) CA
5 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) Compuware
5 1 (1.43%) NetScout
5 1 (1.43%) Zend
5 1 (1.43%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.43%) F5
5 1 (1.43%) NetQoS
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Online Resourcing
Salary: Substantial, sector-leading rewards package
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Freshwater
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff or Bristol
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago