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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 57 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.32% 2.21% 3.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.81% 8.02% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 28
Average salary £31,250 £26,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.92% -17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,250 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,550 £45,000 £36,500
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
320 349 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.28% 27.50% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 244 320 238
Average salary £34,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 11 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 11 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 +14 35 £27,375 +3.30% 6
Mid Wales - 10 £40,000 - 3
North Wales +6 5 £35,000 +40.00%
West Wales +2 2 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 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 71 (77.17%) Degree
2 41 (44.57%) .NET
3 27 (29.35%) Electronics
3 27 (29.35%) Software Engineering
4 25 (27.17%) C++
5 24 (26.09%) OO
6 22 (23.91%) Windows
6 22 (23.91%) Scrum
7 21 (22.83%) Mathematics
7 21 (22.83%) Linux
7 21 (22.83%) C#
8 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 18 (19.57%) Aerospace
9 18 (19.57%) C
9 18 (19.57%) SQL
10 17 (18.48%) VB.NET
10 17 (18.48%) Java
10 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
11 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 16 (17.39%) QA
12 15 (16.30%) .NET Framework
12 15 (16.30%) Web Development
12 15 (16.30%) UML
13 14 (15.22%) Ethernet
13 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
14 13 (14.13%) HTML
14 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (13.04%) Performance Testing
15 12 (13.04%) Avionics
15 12 (13.04%) CSS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 7 (7.61%) IIS
2 4 (4.35%) Apache
3 3 (3.26%) nginx
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.09%) CATIA
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Lawson
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.09%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) SaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) Ethernet
2 6 (6.52%) HTTP
3 5 (5.43%) RFID
3 5 (5.43%) DNS
4 4 (4.35%) VLAN
4 4 (4.35%) Firewall
4 4 (4.35%) Internet
4 4 (4.35%) DHCP
4 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.26%) tcpdump
6 2 (2.17%) ASN.1
7 1 (1.09%) SSH
7 1 (1.09%) MPLS
7 1 (1.09%) OSPF
7 1 (1.09%) BGP
7 1 (1.09%) LAN
7 1 (1.09%) WAN
7 1 (1.09%) SMTP
7 1 (1.09%) RIP
7 1 (1.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.61%) MySQL
4 3 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.09%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.26%) NUnit
2 3 (3.26%) MSTest
2 3 (3.26%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (3.26%) Moq
3 2 (2.17%) Selenium
3 2 (2.17%) Subversion
3 2 (2.17%) Maven
3 2 (2.17%) Ant
3 2 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Xcode
4 1 (1.09%) JIRA
4 1 (1.09%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.09%) Hudson
4 1 (1.09%) Grunt
General
1 27 (29.35%) Electronics
2 18 (19.57%) Aerospace
3 12 (13.04%) Avionics
4 10 (10.87%) Finance
5 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.26%) French Language
6 3 (3.26%) German Language
6 3 (3.26%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.26%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.26%) Welsh Language
7 2 (2.17%) Advertising
8 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.09%) Marketing
8 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Software Engineer
2 25 (27.17%) Developer
3 22 (23.91%) Senior Software Engineer
4 14 (15.22%) Junior
5 13 (14.13%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (14.13%) Graduate
6 12 (13.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 12 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (10.87%) Junior Developer
7 10 (10.87%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (9.78%) Web Team Leader
8 9 (9.78%) Web Development Team Leader
8 9 (9.78%) Team Leader
8 9 (9.78%) Development Team Leader
8 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
9 8 (8.70%) .NET Developer
10 7 (7.61%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (6.52%) Junior .NET Developer
11 6 (6.52%) Development Manager
12 5 (5.43%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (44.57%) .NET
2 15 (16.30%) .NET Framework
3 13 (14.13%) HTML
4 12 (13.04%) CSS
5 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 7 (7.61%) Web Services
6 7 (7.61%) WinForms
7 6 (6.52%) XML
7 6 (6.52%) WCF
7 6 (6.52%) WPF
7 6 (6.52%) HTML5
7 6 (6.52%) CSS3
8 5 (5.43%) jQuery
9 3 (3.26%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (3.26%) Spring.NET
9 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.26%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (3.26%) Ninject
9 3 (3.26%) ADO.NET
9 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Mathematics
2 10 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.52%) Physics
3 6 (6.52%) Firmware
4 5 (5.43%) Robotics
5 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.26%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (3.26%) GIS
6 2 (2.17%) DTV
6 2 (2.17%) iPhone
6 2 (2.17%) Open Source
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) Statistics
7 1 (1.09%) iPad
7 1 (1.09%) Arduino
7 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 21 (22.83%) Linux
3 8 (8.70%) Android
4 6 (6.52%) Mac OS
4 6 (6.52%) Debian
4 6 (6.52%) UNIX
5 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Software Engineering
2 24 (26.09%) OO
3 22 (23.91%) Scrum
4 15 (16.30%) Web Development
4 15 (16.30%) UML
5 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 11 (11.96%) Integration Testing
8 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.87%) OOD
9 8 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (7.61%) Release Management
10 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (6.52%) System Testing
11 6 (6.52%) Automation Testing
12 5 (5.43%) Build Automation
12 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.43%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) C++
2 21 (22.83%) C#
3 18 (19.57%) C
3 18 (19.57%) SQL
4 17 (18.48%) Java
4 17 (18.48%) VB.NET
5 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.96%) VB
7 8 (8.70%) VB6
7 8 (8.70%) Perl
8 7 (7.61%) Python
9 4 (4.35%) Ruby
10 3 (3.26%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.17%) PHP
11 2 (2.17%) Erlang
12 1 (1.09%) Groovy
12 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (77.17%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) CCIE
3 1 (1.09%) CCSP
3 1 (1.09%) CCNP
3 1 (1.09%) CCIP
3 1 (1.09%) CCNA
3 1 (1.09%) CCDA
3 1 (1.09%) CCDP
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.39%) QA
2 6 (6.52%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.26%) XenServer
2 3 (3.26%) Xen
3 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) OpenView
1 1 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.09%) Netcool
1 1 (1.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (1.09%) OPNET
1 1 (1.09%) Puppet
1 1 (1.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle
2 5 (5.43%) VMware
3 4 (4.35%) Citrix
4 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.17%) HP
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco
5 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) Sybase
6 1 (1.09%) SAP
6 1 (1.09%) Juniper
6 1 (1.09%) Compuware
6 1 (1.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.09%) F5
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