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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 19 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 1.15% 8.89% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.56% 21.05% -
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
18 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 20.69% 42.22% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 36 17
Average salary £29,023 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.09% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £20,800 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,870 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) WinForms
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Spring.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (40.00%) MSTest
2 2 (40.00%) MVVM
2 2 (40.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (40.00%) Moq
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Internet

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MSTest
1 2 (40.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (40.00%) Moq
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Graduate
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Junior
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Web Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Graduate Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Spring.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Castle Windsor
1 2 (40.00%) Ninject
1 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (40.00%) MVVM
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet