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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 82 75 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 17 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.45% 1.31% 3.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.79% 4.32% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 25
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,950 £30,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
355 278 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.19% 30.25% 35.31%
Number of salaries quoted 318 220 266
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Torfaen - 9 £22,500 - 1
Cardiff -10 5 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Newport -9 2 £27,500 -9.83%
Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Computer Science
Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 47 (75.81%) Degree
2 31 (50.00%) C++
3 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (40.32%) Java
5 24 (38.71%) Software Engineering
6 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
7 17 (27.42%) HTML
7 17 (27.42%) C
8 16 (25.81%) MySQL
8 16 (25.81%) HTTP
9 14 (22.58%) Windows
9 14 (22.58%) SQL
10 13 (20.97%) Internet
10 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
11 12 (19.35%) Python
12 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
12 11 (17.74%) OO
13 10 (16.13%) Linux
13 10 (16.13%) PHP
13 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
13 10 (16.13%) OOD
13 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
14 9 (14.52%) CSS
14 9 (14.52%) UNIX
14 9 (14.52%) Web Application Development
15 8 (12.90%) Mobile Marketing
15 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
15 8 (12.90%) Marketing
15 8 (12.90%) Android
15 8 (12.90%) XML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (4.84%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) PaaS
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) HTTP
2 13 (20.97%) Internet
3 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.68%) DVB
5 3 (4.84%) SSL
6 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.23%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.61%) SAN
7 1 (1.61%) Firewall
7 1 (1.61%) Wireless
7 1 (1.61%) DNS
7 1 (1.61%) VoIP
7 1 (1.61%) DHCP
7 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) MySQL
2 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.29%) Big Data
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.23%) MS Access
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.84%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) GCC
3 3 (4.84%) GDB
3 3 (4.84%) Automake
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (12.90%) Advertising
1 8 (12.90%) Marketing
2 7 (11.29%) Multimedia
3 6 (9.68%) Finance
4 3 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Software Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Software Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) C++ Developer
4 12 (19.35%) Graduate
5 8 (12.90%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.06%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Junior
8 3 (4.84%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Junior Tester
9 2 (3.23%) Compliance Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Graduate Business Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) HTML
2 9 (14.52%) CSS
3 8 (12.90%) XML
4 7 (11.29%) .NET
4 7 (11.29%) HTML5
5 6 (9.68%) SOAP
5 6 (9.68%) Web Services
6 5 (8.06%) REST
7 4 (6.45%) WebKit
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.45%) STL
7 4 (6.45%) OpenGL
7 4 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (4.84%) Pthreads
8 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.84%) Spring
8 3 (4.84%) JSF
8 3 (4.84%) POSIX
9 2 (3.23%) WPF
9 2 (3.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) GIS
2 7 (11.29%) DTV
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.06%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.45%) Physics
5 4 (6.45%) iPhone
5 4 (6.45%) Video on Demand
5 4 (6.45%) iPad
5 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.45%) Streaming Video
5 4 (6.45%) Cryptography
5 4 (6.45%) IPTV
6 3 (4.84%) Graphic Design
6 3 (4.84%) Economics
7 2 (3.23%) Grid Computing
7 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.61%) STB
8 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Linux
3 9 (14.52%) UNIX
4 8 (12.90%) Android
5 6 (9.68%) Mac OS
6 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) Software Engineering
3 11 (17.74%) OO
4 10 (16.13%) OOD
5 9 (14.52%) Web Application Development
6 8 (12.90%) Mobile Marketing
6 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.90%) OOP
6 8 (12.90%) Scrum
7 7 (11.29%) Web Development
8 6 (9.68%) Change Management
8 6 (9.68%) DRM
8 6 (9.68%) Coaching
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.06%) ETL
10 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.45%) Web Design
10 4 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) C++
2 25 (40.32%) Java
3 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 17 (27.42%) C
5 14 (22.58%) SQL
6 12 (19.35%) Python
7 10 (16.13%) PHP
8 7 (11.29%) C#
9 4 (6.45%) Perl
9 4 (6.45%) VC++
9 4 (6.45%) VB.NET
9 4 (6.45%) Objective-C
10 3 (4.84%) Ruby
10 3 (4.84%) Erlang
10 3 (4.84%) VBA
11 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (75.81%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
4 1 (1.61%) CCENT
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PMP
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Snort
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) OpenView
1 1 (1.61%) Nagios
1 1 (1.61%) OPNET
1 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (1.61%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Perforce
3 4 (6.45%) Apple
4 3 (4.84%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) IBM
5 2 (3.23%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (1.61%) BMC
6 1 (1.61%) CA
6 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.61%) NetScout
6 1 (1.61%) Zend
6 1 (1.61%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.61%) F5
6 1 (1.61%) NetQoS
6 1 (1.61%) Ipanema Technologies
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
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