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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 16 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 7.25% 2.74% 3.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.63% 7.14% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
32 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 46.38% 38.36% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 11
Average salary £34,836 £25,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.60% -7.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Web Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft