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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 68 83
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 84 43 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.35% 3.14% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.81% 8.74% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 48 13 10
Average salary £35,500 £28,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.78% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,100 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,300 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
424 492 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.05% 35.91% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 352 399 287
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,020 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
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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 +48 77 £36,000 +33.33% 5
West Wales -8 3 £27,864 -
North Wales +1 2 £30,000 +7.14%
Mid Wales -5 2 - - 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 128 (78.05%) Degree
2 65 (39.63%) SQL
3 55 (33.54%) Java
3 55 (33.54%) jQuery
4 53 (32.32%) CSS
5 51 (31.10%) HTML
5 51 (31.10%) MVC
5 51 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (30.49%) JavaScript
7 49 (29.88%) OO
8 47 (28.66%) Software Engineering
9 46 (28.05%) .NET
10 43 (26.22%) SDLC
11 41 (25.00%) C#
12 39 (23.78%) Linux
13 38 (23.17%) AngularJS
13 38 (23.17%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (22.56%) Scrum
15 35 (21.34%) Web Development
16 34 (20.73%) Marketing
17 31 (18.90%) SQL Server
18 30 (18.29%) Ajax
19 29 (17.68%) OOP
20 28 (17.07%) C++
21 27 (16.46%) ETL
21 27 (16.46%) Spring
22 26 (15.85%) Subversion
22 26 (15.85%) Struts
22 26 (15.85%) Git (software)
23 25 (15.24%) JSP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (6.71%) Node.js
2 6 (3.66%) SAS
3 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.66%) SPSS
4 3 (1.83%) MS Office
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) SaaS
2 4 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.93%) HTTP
2 13 (7.93%) tcpdump
3 11 (6.71%) VoIP
4 10 (6.10%) Firewall
5 8 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (4.88%) LAN
5 8 (4.88%) NetScaler
5 8 (4.88%) NX-OS
5 8 (4.88%) VPN
5 8 (4.88%) WAN
5 8 (4.88%) WLAN
6 6 (3.66%) 802.11
6 6 (3.66%) Broadband
6 6 (3.66%) DHCP
6 6 (3.66%) Ethernet
6 6 (3.66%) GPON
6 6 (3.66%) SNMP
6 6 (3.66%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.24%) MySQL
3 12 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.66%) Big Data
7 5 (3.05%) HPCC
7 5 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.05%) QlikView
7 5 (3.05%) Spotfire
8 4 (2.44%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.83%) MS Access
10 2 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.22%) Riak
10 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.22%) Voldemort
11 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (15.85%) Git (software)
1 26 (15.85%) Subversion
2 3 (1.83%) Grunt
3 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.61%) Hudson
3 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) Maven
3 1 (0.61%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (20.73%) Marketing
2 17 (10.37%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.76%) Finance
4 7 (4.27%) Back Office
5 6 (3.66%) Electronics
5 6 (3.66%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.05%) Military
7 2 (1.22%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (48.17%) Developer
2 31 (18.90%) Software Engineer
3 25 (15.24%) .NET Developer
3 25 (15.24%) Senior Developer
4 21 (12.80%) Web Developer
5 20 (12.20%) Senior Web Developer
6 19 (11.59%) C# Developer
7 18 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 16 (9.76%) Software Developer
9 13 (7.93%) C# Software Developer
9 13 (7.93%) Graduate
9 13 (7.93%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (6.71%) C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (6.71%) Junior
11 11 (6.71%) Network Engineer
11 11 (6.71%) Security Engineer
12 10 (6.10%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 10 (6.10%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (33.54%) jQuery
2 53 (32.32%) CSS
3 51 (31.10%) HTML
4 46 (28.05%) .NET
5 38 (23.17%) AngularJS
6 30 (18.29%) Ajax
7 27 (16.46%) Spring
8 26 (15.85%) Struts
9 25 (15.24%) DHTML
9 25 (15.24%) JSP
10 24 (14.63%) ASP.NET
11 20 (12.20%) Web Services
12 11 (6.71%) Ext JS
12 11 (6.71%) JDBC
12 11 (6.71%) JPA
12 11 (6.71%) Spring Security
13 10 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (6.10%) XML
14 8 (4.88%) HTML5
15 7 (4.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.17%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (15.24%) Web 2.0
3 16 (9.76%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.10%) Client/Server
4 10 (6.10%) Grid Computing
5 6 (3.66%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.66%) Physics
6 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.05%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.44%) PDA
8 3 (1.83%) Health Informatics
8 3 (1.83%) Informatics
8 3 (1.83%) Life Science
8 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.83%) NHS
9 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.78%) Linux
2 24 (14.63%) Unix
3 11 (6.71%) Windows
4 8 (4.88%) CatOS
5 3 (1.83%) Solaris
6 2 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (31.10%) MVC
2 49 (29.88%) OO
3 47 (28.66%) Software Engineering
4 43 (26.22%) SDLC
5 37 (22.56%) Scrum
6 35 (21.34%) Web Development
7 29 (17.68%) OOP
8 27 (16.46%) ETL
9 24 (14.63%) Time Management
10 16 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (9.15%) Data Analysis
12 13 (7.93%) Functional Programming
13 12 (7.32%) Project Management
13 12 (7.32%) Test Planning
14 11 (6.71%) Machine Learning
14 11 (6.71%) Online Security
14 11 (6.71%) Web Application Development
15 10 (6.10%) E-Commerce
15 10 (6.10%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 65 (39.63%) SQL
2 55 (33.54%) Java
3 50 (30.49%) JavaScript
4 41 (25.00%) C#
5 28 (17.07%) C++
6 19 (11.59%) C
6 19 (11.59%) PHP
7 14 (8.54%) Python
7 14 (8.54%) T-SQL
8 13 (7.93%) Erlang
8 13 (7.93%) Haskell
8 13 (7.93%) Lisp
9 7 (4.27%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.83%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.83%) VBA
11 2 (1.22%) SystemTap
12 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.61%) Scala
12 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 128 (78.05%) Degree
2 18 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.32%) CCNP
4 10 (6.10%) CCNA
5 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.22%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.61%) MCSA
8 1 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (7.93%) Snort
2 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Firmware
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 18 (10.98%) Cisco
1 18 (10.98%) Oracle
2 13 (7.93%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.88%) Juniper
3 8 (4.88%) SolarWinds
4 6 (3.66%) SAP
5 5 (3.05%) Sybase
5 5 (3.05%) Tableau
5 5 (3.05%) Zend
6 3 (1.83%) IBM
6 3 (1.83%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.83%) VMware
6 3 (1.83%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.61%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.61%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.61%) Sage
7 1 (0.61%) Twitter
7 1 (0.61%) Veeam
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