The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 1.22% 7.84% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% 28.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
West Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swansea region.

Miscellaneous Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 15.85% 27.45% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 9
Average salary £29,023 £25,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.09% -31.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Swansea region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Swansea

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (50.00%) MSTest
2 3 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (50.00%) Moq
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (50.00%) Ninject
2 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) MSTest
1 3 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Graduate
2 4 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Junior
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Web Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) WinForms
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) WPF
1 3 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (50.00%) Ninject
1 3 (50.00%) Spring.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) VB
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant