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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 56 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.15% 2.34% 2.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.50% 8.38% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 26
Average salary £27,250 £25,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £35,750 £39,500
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
320 358 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.74% 27.93% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 257 328 233
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £47,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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
South Wales +13 34 £24,250 +15.47% 2
Mid Wales - 13 £40,000 - 4
North Wales - 4 £25,250 -
West Wales +7 2 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 77 (76.24%) Degree
2 40 (39.60%) .NET
3 31 (30.69%) C++
4 29 (28.71%) Software Engineering
5 26 (25.74%) Electronics
6 23 (22.77%) Scrum
6 23 (22.77%) OO
7 22 (21.78%) Windows
7 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
8 21 (20.79%) C#
8 21 (20.79%) Mathematics
9 20 (19.80%) Linux
9 20 (19.80%) Aerospace
10 19 (18.81%) MS Excel
10 19 (18.81%) C
10 19 (18.81%) Java
10 19 (18.81%) SQL
11 17 (16.83%) VB.NET
12 16 (15.84%) UML
12 16 (15.84%) QA
13 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
14 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
14 14 (13.86%) Web Development
15 13 (12.87%) .NET Framework
15 13 (12.87%) Integration Testing
15 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (12.87%) HTML
15 13 (12.87%) Relational Database
16 12 (11.88%) Avionics
16 12 (11.88%) Finance

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (5.94%) IIS
2 4 (3.96%) Apache
3 3 (2.97%) nginx
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.99%) CMS
4 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (18.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.99%) CATIA
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.99%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) SaaS
2 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) Ethernet
2 6 (5.94%) HTTP
3 5 (4.95%) VLAN
3 5 (4.95%) RFID
3 5 (4.95%) Firewall
3 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.96%) DNS
4 4 (3.96%) DHCP
4 4 (3.96%) Internet
4 4 (3.96%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.98%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.99%) VPLS
6 1 (0.99%) SSH
6 1 (0.99%) MPLS
6 1 (0.99%) OSPF
6 1 (0.99%) BGP
6 1 (0.99%) RIP
6 1 (0.99%) SNMP
6 1 (0.99%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.87%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.93%) MySQL
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.99%) Big Data
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.99%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.97%) MSTest
3 3 (2.97%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (2.97%) Moq
3 3 (2.97%) NUnit
3 3 (2.97%) JUnit
4 2 (1.98%) Ant
4 2 (1.98%) Xcode
4 2 (1.98%) Subversion
4 2 (1.98%) Maven
4 2 (1.98%) Selenium
5 1 (0.99%) Grunt
5 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.99%) Hudson
5 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.99%) CruiseControl
General
1 26 (25.74%) Electronics
2 20 (19.80%) Aerospace
3 12 (11.88%) Avionics
3 12 (11.88%) Finance
4 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.96%) Welsh Language
5 3 (2.97%) French Language
5 3 (2.97%) German Language
5 3 (2.97%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.97%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (35.64%) Software Engineer
2 31 (30.69%) Developer
3 25 (24.75%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) Graduate
5 15 (14.85%) Junior
6 13 (12.87%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (12.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (12.87%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (11.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 12 (11.88%) Software Developer
8 11 (10.89%) Junior Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Web Development Team Leader
9 9 (8.91%) Web Team Leader
9 9 (8.91%) Development Team Leader
9 9 (8.91%) Team Leader
9 9 (8.91%) Graduate Developer
10 8 (7.92%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.94%) Development Manager
11 6 (5.94%) Junior .NET Developer
12 5 (4.95%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (39.60%) .NET
2 13 (12.87%) .NET Framework
2 13 (12.87%) HTML
3 12 (11.88%) CSS
4 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
4 8 (7.92%) WPF
5 7 (6.93%) WinForms
6 6 (5.94%) Web Services
6 6 (5.94%) XML
6 6 (5.94%) WCF
6 6 (5.94%) HTML5
6 6 (5.94%) CSS3
7 4 (3.96%) jQuery
8 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (2.97%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (2.97%) .NET Compact Framework
8 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (2.97%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (2.97%) Ninject
8 3 (2.97%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) Mathematics
2 10 (9.90%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.94%) Firmware
3 6 (5.94%) Physics
4 5 (4.95%) Robotics
4 5 (4.95%) GIS
5 3 (2.97%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.97%) iPhone
5 3 (2.97%) DTV
5 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.98%) Open Source
7 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.99%) iPad
7 1 (0.99%) Arduino
7 1 (0.99%) Statistics
7 1 (0.99%) IPTV
7 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Windows
2 20 (19.80%) Linux
3 9 (8.91%) Android
4 8 (7.92%) Mac OS
5 7 (6.93%) Debian
5 7 (6.93%) UNIX
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) Software Engineering
2 23 (22.77%) Scrum
2 23 (22.77%) OO
3 16 (15.84%) UML
4 14 (13.86%) Web Development
5 13 (12.87%) Integration Testing
5 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (11.88%) Performance Testing
7 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.90%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.91%) OOD
9 8 (7.92%) System Testing
9 8 (7.92%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (6.93%) Release Management
10 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (5.94%) Automation Testing
12 5 (4.95%) Build Automation
12 5 (4.95%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.95%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.69%) C++
2 21 (20.79%) C#
3 19 (18.81%) C
3 19 (18.81%) Java
3 19 (18.81%) SQL
4 17 (16.83%) VB.NET
5 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.89%) VB
7 9 (8.91%) Perl
8 8 (7.92%) Python
8 8 (7.92%) VB6
9 4 (3.96%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.96%) Ruby
10 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.97%) PHP
11 2 (1.98%) Erlang
12 1 (0.99%) Scala
12 1 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 77 (76.24%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.99%) CCIE
3 1 (0.99%) CCSP
3 1 (0.99%) CCNP
3 1 (0.99%) CCIP
3 1 (0.99%) CCNA
3 1 (0.99%) CCDA
3 1 (0.99%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.84%) QA
2 8 (7.92%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.97%) XenServer
2 3 (2.97%) Xen
3 1 (0.99%) Nmap
3 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.99%) Puppet
1 1 (0.99%) Nessus
1 1 (0.99%) OPNET
1 1 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.99%) OpenView
1 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.99%) Netcool
1 1 (0.99%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.99%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle
2 6 (5.94%) VMware
3 4 (3.96%) Citrix
4 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco
5 2 (1.98%) IBM
5 2 (1.98%) HP
6 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.99%) F5
6 1 (0.99%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.99%) Juniper
6 1 (0.99%) Compuware
6 1 (0.99%) Sybase
6 1 (0.99%) SAP
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