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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 39 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.25% 1.85% 2.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.15% 6.37% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 19
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
426 267 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 35.53% 29.05% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 350 191 245
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Torfaen +1 21 £24,500 -27.94%
Cardiff 0 14 £35,000 -14.63% 1
Bridgend -1 1 £18,000 -40.00% 1
Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 46 (71.88%) Degree
2 34 (53.13%) C++
3 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (45.31%) C
5 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
6 26 (40.63%) Java
7 25 (39.06%) HTML
8 22 (34.38%) Windows
8 22 (34.38%) Software Engineering
9 19 (29.69%) OO
9 19 (29.69%) HTTP
10 16 (25.00%) Linux
10 16 (25.00%) Internet
11 14 (21.88%) CSS
11 14 (21.88%) MySQL
11 14 (21.88%) Android
11 14 (21.88%) Web Application Development
12 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
13 12 (18.75%) Coaching
13 12 (18.75%) Over-the-Top Content
13 12 (18.75%) JIRA
13 12 (18.75%) .NET
13 12 (18.75%) SQL
13 12 (18.75%) C#
13 12 (18.75%) DRM
13 12 (18.75%) DVB
13 12 (18.75%) Perforce
14 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
14 11 (17.19%) PHP
14 11 (17.19%) Python

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) WordPress
2 1 (1.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) FrameMaker
3 1 (1.56%) Windchill
3 1 (1.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) PaaS
2 4 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) HTTP
2 16 (25.00%) Internet
3 12 (18.75%) DVB
4 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.25%) RFID
6 2 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.13%) tcpdump
6 2 (3.13%) SSL
7 1 (1.56%) SAN
7 1 (1.56%) SNMP
7 1 (1.56%) LDAP
7 1 (1.56%) Broadband
7 1 (1.56%) VoIP
7 1 (1.56%) DHCP
7 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.56%) VRRP
7 1 (1.56%) OSPF
7 1 (1.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) MySQL
2 9 (14.06%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.50%) Big Data
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.13%) MS Access
5 2 (3.13%) HPCC
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) JIRA
2 4 (6.25%) Subversion
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.13%) Automake
4 2 (3.13%) GCC
4 2 (3.13%) GDB
5 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.56%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (9.38%) Multimedia
2 5 (7.81%) Marketing
2 5 (7.81%) Electronics
2 5 (7.81%) Advertising
3 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Military
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Developer
2 9 (14.06%) Graduate
2 9 (14.06%) Software Developer
2 9 (14.06%) Software Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) Team Leader
3 8 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Junior
5 5 (7.81%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Development Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Tester
6 4 (6.25%) Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Multimedia Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Desktop Team Leader
6 4 (6.25%) Software Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.69%) Junior Tester
8 2 (3.13%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) HTML
2 14 (21.88%) CSS
3 12 (18.75%) .NET
4 8 (12.50%) WebKit
5 6 (9.38%) Web Services
5 6 (9.38%) HTML5
5 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.25%) SOAP
6 4 (6.25%) OpenGL
6 4 (6.25%) Ajax
6 4 (6.25%) GStreamer
7 3 (4.69%) XML
7 3 (4.69%) REST
7 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.69%) WCF
8 2 (3.13%) Zend Framework
8 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.13%) STL
8 2 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Over-the-Top Content
2 8 (12.50%) iPhone
2 8 (12.50%) Video on Demand
2 8 (12.50%) iPad
2 8 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.50%) Streaming Video
2 8 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 6 (9.38%) DTV
3 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.25%) Web 2.0
4 4 (6.25%) Physics
5 3 (4.69%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.69%) Economics
5 3 (4.69%) GIS
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Linux
3 14 (21.88%) Android
4 11 (17.19%) Apple iOS
5 9 (14.06%) Mac OS
6 8 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 7 (10.94%) UNIX
8 1 (1.56%) CentOS
8 1 (1.56%) Debian
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.38%) Software Engineering
3 19 (29.69%) OO
4 14 (21.88%) Web Application Development
5 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
6 12 (18.75%) Coaching
6 12 (18.75%) DRM
7 10 (15.63%) Scrum
8 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.94%) OOD
10 6 (9.38%) ETL
10 6 (9.38%) OOP
10 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.81%) UML
11 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.81%) Web Development
11 5 (7.81%) People Management
11 5 (7.81%) Mobile Marketing
11 5 (7.81%) Automation Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) C++
2 29 (45.31%) C
3 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
4 26 (40.63%) Java
5 12 (18.75%) C#
5 12 (18.75%) SQL
6 11 (17.19%) Python
6 11 (17.19%) PHP
7 8 (12.50%) Objective-C
8 7 (10.94%) Perl
9 5 (7.81%) Ruby
10 4 (6.25%) Embedded C
10 4 (6.25%) Embedded C++
10 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.69%) VBA
11 3 (4.69%) Erlang
12 2 (3.13%) VC++
13 1 (1.56%) VB
13 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (71.88%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Firmware
2 2 (3.13%) Snort
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) OpenView
1 1 (1.56%) Nagios
1 1 (1.56%) OPNET
1 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (1.56%) yum
1 1 (1.56%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Perforce
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) Apple
4 3 (4.69%) Adobe
4 3 (4.69%) Zend
5 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco
5 2 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) Juniper
6 1 (1.56%) BMC
6 1 (1.56%) CA
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Compuware
6 1 (1.56%) Green Hills
6 1 (1.56%) NetScout
6 1 (1.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.56%) F5
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Control 2K Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago