The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 41 33 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.39% 2.64% 4.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.90% 11.38% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 45
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £39,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
295 290 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.40% 23.22% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 219 247 242
Average salary £33,000 £36,400 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.34% -1.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Wales

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Wales

Computer Science
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +15 33 £38,000 +33.33% 11
West Wales -7 4 £27,500 -18.51% 3
North Wales +4 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Mid Wales -1 1 £40,000 - 2
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 45 (81.82%) Degree
2 30 (54.55%) .NET
3 19 (34.55%) OO
3 19 (34.55%) Electronics
4 17 (30.91%) Scrum
4 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
4 17 (30.91%) Windows
5 15 (27.27%) C#
5 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 14 (25.45%) C++
7 13 (23.64%) Mathematics
8 12 (21.82%) Java
8 12 (21.82%) Linux
8 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
9 11 (20.00%) Web Development
9 11 (20.00%) CSS
9 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.00%) QA
10 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 10 (18.18%) HTML
11 9 (16.36%) Ethernet
11 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
12 8 (14.55%) OOD
12 8 (14.55%) VB.NET
13 7 (12.73%) Aerospace
13 7 (12.73%) jQuery
13 7 (12.73%) Performance Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (3.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) Ethernet
2 6 (10.91%) RFID
3 3 (5.45%) Internet
4 2 (3.64%) ASN.1
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) SSL
5 1 (1.82%) SNMP
5 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.82%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) SMTP
5 1 (1.82%) DHCP
5 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.82%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.45%) NUnit
1 3 (5.45%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (5.45%) Moq
1 3 (5.45%) MSTest
2 1 (1.82%) Ant
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Maven
2 1 (1.82%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Hudson
2 1 (1.82%) Grunt
General
1 19 (34.55%) Electronics
2 7 (12.73%) Aerospace
2 7 (12.73%) Avionics
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Software Engineer
2 16 (29.09%) Developer
3 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Web Development Team Leader
4 8 (14.55%) Team Leader
4 8 (14.55%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (14.55%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Web Team Leader
5 7 (12.73%) Junior
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Software Test Manager
6 6 (10.91%) Software Manager
6 6 (10.91%) Junior Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Development Manager
6 6 (10.91%) Software Development Manager
6 6 (10.91%) Graduate
6 6 (10.91%) Test Manager
7 5 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (54.55%) .NET
2 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
3 11 (20.00%) CSS
4 10 (18.18%) HTML
5 7 (12.73%) jQuery
6 6 (10.91%) HTML5
6 6 (10.91%) CSS3
7 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.09%) WinForms
7 5 (9.09%) WCF
7 5 (9.09%) WPF
8 4 (7.27%) Web Services
9 3 (5.45%) XML
9 3 (5.45%) NHibernate
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (5.45%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (5.45%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (5.45%) Ninject
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.45%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Mathematics
2 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (10.91%) Physics
3 6 (10.91%) Firmware
4 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.45%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.64%) Robotics
7 1 (1.82%) DTV
7 1 (1.82%) Statistics
7 1 (1.82%) iPhone
7 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.82%) Arduino
7 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) OO
2 17 (30.91%) Scrum
2 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
3 11 (20.00%) Web Development
4 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.55%) OOD
6 7 (12.73%) Performance Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.91%) Build Automation
7 6 (10.91%) Automation Testing
7 6 (10.91%) MVC
8 5 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Business Development
8 5 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) Release Management
8 5 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) C#
1 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 14 (25.45%) C++
3 12 (21.82%) Java
4 8 (14.55%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.91%) VB
5 6 (10.91%) SQL
6 5 (9.09%) C
7 3 (5.45%) VB6
8 2 (3.64%) Python
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (81.82%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.82%) Netcool
1 1 (1.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (1.82%) OpenView
1 1 (1.82%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) IBM
3 1 (1.82%) Compuware
3 1 (1.82%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) Citrix
3 1 (1.82%) Juniper
3 1 (1.82%) Sybase
3 1 (1.82%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) OPNET
3 1 (1.82%) F5
3 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Powys
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
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Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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