The 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 39 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 59 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.61% 2.96% 3.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.32% 9.11% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 27
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £17,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,250 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
385 439 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.08% 32.52% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 305 388 310
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +19 42 £31,250 +2.45% 10
Mid Wales - 14 - - 1
West Wales -1 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 94 (80.34%) Degree
2 49 (41.88%) C++
3 43 (36.75%) Software Engineering
4 35 (29.91%) .NET
5 31 (26.50%) C
6 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (22.22%) Aerospace
8 23 (19.66%) SQL
8 23 (19.66%) UML
9 22 (18.80%) C#
9 22 (18.80%) Electronics
10 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
11 20 (17.09%) Mathematics
11 20 (17.09%) Java
12 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
13 18 (15.38%) Windows
13 18 (15.38%) Scrum
14 17 (14.53%) Integration Testing
14 17 (14.53%) Linux
15 16 (13.68%) VB.NET
15 16 (13.68%) Unit Testing
16 15 (12.82%) System Testing
16 15 (12.82%) OO
16 15 (12.82%) Python
16 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (11.97%) Relational Database
17 14 (11.97%) IEC 61508
17 14 (11.97%) MySQL
17 14 (11.97%) JavaScript
17 14 (11.97%) HTML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (5.13%) IIS
2 5 (4.27%) Apache
3 3 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (0.85%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) CATIA
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Lawson
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.85%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) SaaS
2 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) Ethernet
2 11 (9.40%) HTTP
3 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.13%) Firewall
4 6 (5.13%) tcpdump
5 5 (4.27%) VLAN
5 5 (4.27%) Internet
6 4 (3.42%) DNS
6 4 (3.42%) DHCP
7 2 (1.71%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.85%) VPLS
8 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.85%) SSL
8 1 (0.85%) SAN
8 1 (0.85%) RIP
8 1 (0.85%) SNMP
8 1 (0.85%) FTP
8 1 (0.85%) MPLS
8 1 (0.85%) OSPF
8 1 (0.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.97%) MySQL
1 14 (11.97%) Relational Database
2 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.56%) JUnit
2 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.71%) GCC
3 2 (1.71%) Selenium
3 2 (1.71%) Xcode
3 2 (1.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.85%) Maven
4 1 (0.85%) NUnit
4 1 (0.85%) Ant
4 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.85%) MSTest
4 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.85%) Moq
4 1 (0.85%) GDB
4 1 (0.85%) Automake
General
1 26 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 22 (18.80%) Electronics
3 12 (10.26%) Finance
3 12 (10.26%) Avionics
4 5 (4.27%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.27%) Advertising
5 4 (3.42%) Marketing
5 4 (3.42%) Welsh Language
6 3 (2.56%) French Language
6 3 (2.56%) German Language
6 3 (2.56%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.56%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Military
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (41.88%) Software Engineer
2 37 (31.62%) Developer
3 35 (29.91%) Senior Software Engineer
4 21 (17.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 21 (17.95%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 20 (17.09%) Software Developer
6 19 (16.24%) Graduate
7 14 (11.97%) Junior
8 12 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (10.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 10 (8.55%) Junior Developer
10 8 (6.84%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (5.13%) Web Team Leader
11 6 (5.13%) Web Development Team Leader
11 6 (5.13%) Development Team Leader
11 6 (5.13%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.13%) C++ Developer
11 6 (5.13%) Team Leader
12 5 (4.27%) C++ Software Developer
13 4 (3.42%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.91%) .NET
2 14 (11.97%) HTML
3 11 (9.40%) CSS
4 10 (8.55%) XML
4 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.98%) WPF
5 7 (5.98%) HTML5
5 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.13%) Web Services
7 5 (4.27%) CSS3
8 4 (3.42%) jQuery
8 4 (3.42%) WCF
8 4 (3.42%) WinForms
9 3 (2.56%) ADO.NET
9 3 (2.56%) .NET Compact Framework
9 3 (2.56%) REST
9 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.71%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.71%) SOAP
10 2 (1.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Mathematics
2 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.84%) GIS
4 7 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.13%) DTV
6 5 (4.27%) IPTV
6 5 (4.27%) Robotics
6 5 (4.27%) Physics
7 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.71%) Firmware
8 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.71%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.71%) iPhone
8 2 (1.71%) Open Source
9 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.85%) Statistics
9 1 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.38%) Windows
2 17 (14.53%) Linux
3 9 (7.69%) UNIX
4 8 (6.84%) Android
5 7 (5.98%) Mac OS
5 7 (5.98%) Debian
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.75%) Software Engineering
2 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.66%) UML
4 18 (15.38%) Scrum
5 17 (14.53%) Integration Testing
6 16 (13.68%) Unit Testing
7 15 (12.82%) System Testing
7 15 (12.82%) OO
8 13 (11.11%) Web Development
9 12 (10.26%) Performance Testing
9 12 (10.26%) OOD
10 8 (6.84%) OOP
10 8 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.98%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (4.27%) Release Management
13 5 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (4.27%) Change Management
13 5 (4.27%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.88%) C++
2 31 (26.50%) C
3 23 (19.66%) SQL
4 22 (18.80%) C#
5 20 (17.09%) Java
6 16 (13.68%) VB.NET
7 15 (12.82%) Python
8 14 (11.97%) JavaScript
9 11 (9.40%) Perl
10 9 (7.69%) VB
11 8 (6.84%) VB6
12 7 (5.98%) Ruby
12 7 (5.98%) PHP
13 5 (4.27%) Erlang
14 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
15 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.85%) VC++
16 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.85%) Lisp
16 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (80.34%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) CCNA
3 2 (1.71%) ISEB
3 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) CCDA
4 1 (0.85%) CCDP
4 1 (0.85%) CCIE
4 1 (0.85%) CCSP
4 1 (0.85%) CCNP
4 1 (0.85%) CCIP
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.85%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) IEC 61508
2 11 (9.40%) QA
3 2 (1.71%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.56%) XenServer
2 3 (2.56%) Xen
3 2 (1.71%) Snort
4 1 (0.85%) Nmap
4 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) OpenView
1 1 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.85%) Netcool
1 1 (0.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.85%) Nagios
1 1 (0.85%) OPNET
1 1 (0.85%) Nessus
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.98%) VMware
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle
4 4 (3.42%) Citrix
5 3 (2.56%) Cisco
5 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.71%) HP
6 2 (1.71%) IBM
6 2 (1.71%) SAP
6 2 (1.71%) Juniper
7 1 (0.85%) Compuware
7 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.85%) F5
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Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rhyl
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Powys
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
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