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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 44 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.18% 3.21% 2.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.54% 10.54% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 19
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £41,450 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
515 370 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.24% 30.43% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 419 284 339
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2015.

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 2015. 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 0 39 £33,750 -11.18% 2
West Wales +15 2 £28,250 +2.72% 1
North Wales -10 2 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 50 (63.29%) Degree
2 45 (56.96%) C++
3 39 (49.37%) C
4 34 (43.04%) Windows
5 33 (41.77%) JavaScript
6 30 (37.97%) HTML
7 27 (34.18%) Software Engineering
8 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (29.11%) Linux
9 23 (29.11%) OO
10 21 (26.58%) .NET
11 20 (25.32%) C#
12 19 (24.05%) Java
12 19 (24.05%) CSS
13 15 (18.99%) PHP
13 15 (18.99%) Python
13 15 (18.99%) HTTP
13 15 (18.99%) Internet
13 15 (18.99%) Mac OS
14 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (16.46%) Mentoring
15 13 (16.46%) SQL
16 12 (15.19%) DRM
16 12 (15.19%) DVB
16 12 (15.19%) Perforce
16 12 (15.19%) Android
16 12 (15.19%) JIRA
16 12 (15.19%) Coaching
16 12 (15.19%) Over-the-Top Content
16 12 (15.19%) Web Application Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.53%) Lync
2 2 (2.53%) IIS
2 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.27%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.27%) Windchill
4 1 (1.27%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.27%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) HTTP
1 15 (18.99%) Internet
2 12 (15.19%) DVB
3 9 (11.39%) RFID
4 4 (5.06%) Network Security
5 3 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.80%) tcpdump
5 3 (3.80%) SAN
5 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.53%) VPN
6 2 (2.53%) LAN
6 2 (2.53%) Intranet
6 2 (2.53%) Firewall
6 2 (2.53%) NAS
7 1 (1.27%) VRRP
7 1 (1.27%) OSPF
7 1 (1.27%) BGP
7 1 (1.27%) DHCP
7 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) MySQL
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) Big Data
2 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.53%) HPCC
3 2 (2.53%) MS Access
4 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.27%) DataStage
4 1 (1.27%) QlikView
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.27%) Riak
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.27%) Voldemort
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) JIRA
2 5 (6.33%) MSI
2 5 (6.33%) WiX
3 4 (5.06%) Subversion
3 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.53%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (12.66%) Electronics
2 6 (7.59%) Multimedia
3 5 (6.33%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.06%) Military
5 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.53%) Finance
6 2 (2.53%) Automotive
7 1 (1.27%) Legal
7 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Developer
2 10 (12.66%) Architect
2 10 (12.66%) Software Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Development Manager
3 9 (11.39%) Software Development Manager
3 9 (11.39%) Team Leader
3 9 (11.39%) Software Manager
4 8 (10.13%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Graduate
5 6 (7.59%) Junior
5 6 (7.59%) C++ Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Senior Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Software Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Software Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Multimedia Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Desktop Team Leader
8 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.97%) HTML
2 21 (26.58%) .NET
3 19 (24.05%) CSS
4 10 (12.66%) Ajax
5 8 (10.13%) WebKit
6 6 (7.59%) HTML5
6 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.33%) XML
7 5 (6.33%) Qt
8 4 (5.06%) OpenGL
8 4 (5.06%) WCF
8 4 (5.06%) GStreamer
9 3 (3.80%) CSS3
9 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.80%) Web Services
10 2 (2.53%) jQuery
10 2 (2.53%) Zend Framework
10 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.53%) POCO
10 2 (2.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.19%) Over-the-Top Content
3 9 (11.39%) Web 2.0
4 8 (10.13%) Streaming Video
4 8 (10.13%) iPhone
4 8 (10.13%) Video on Demand
4 8 (10.13%) iPad
4 8 (10.13%) Cryptography
5 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.59%) DTV
6 4 (5.06%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.80%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.80%) Physics
7 3 (3.80%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.27%) STB
9 1 (1.27%) Open Source
9 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.04%) Windows
2 23 (29.11%) Linux
3 15 (18.99%) Mac OS
4 12 (15.19%) Android
5 11 (13.92%) Apple iOS
6 8 (10.13%) Mac OS X
7 4 (5.06%) UNIX
8 1 (1.27%) Debian
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) Software Engineering
2 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.11%) OO
4 13 (16.46%) Mentoring
5 12 (15.19%) Coaching
5 12 (15.19%) Web Application Development
5 12 (15.19%) DRM
6 10 (12.66%) People Management
6 10 (12.66%) Automation Testing
7 9 (11.39%) Build Automation
7 9 (11.39%) UML
7 9 (11.39%) ETL
8 7 (8.86%) MVC
8 7 (8.86%) Scrum
8 7 (8.86%) Data Management
8 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.59%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (7.59%) Software Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) C++
2 39 (49.37%) C
3 33 (41.77%) JavaScript
4 20 (25.32%) C#
5 19 (24.05%) Java
6 15 (18.99%) PHP
6 15 (18.99%) Python
7 13 (16.46%) SQL
8 10 (12.66%) Ruby
8 10 (12.66%) Perl
9 9 (11.39%) Embedded C
9 9 (11.39%) Embedded C++
10 8 (10.13%) Objective-C
11 4 (5.06%) Erlang
12 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.27%) Haskell
13 1 (1.27%) Lisp
13 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (63.29%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) CCNA
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) PMP
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) QA
2 5 (6.33%) GAMP
3 2 (2.53%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Firmware
2 3 (3.80%) Snort
3 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) WSUS
1 1 (1.27%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Perforce
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.13%) Apple
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle
5 3 (3.80%) VMware
6 2 (2.53%) Green Hills
6 2 (2.53%) Zend
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe
6 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) NetApp
7 1 (1.27%) ESRI
7 1 (1.27%) Cognos
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco
7 1 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) Informatica
7 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.27%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.27%) Tableau
7 1 (1.27%) Vertica
7 1 (1.27%) Talend
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