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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 50 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 48 60 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.59% 4.63% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.00% 14.05% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 18
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £20,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,150 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
480 427 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 35.87% 32.97% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 414 338 376
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +11 45 £32,500 -4.41% 2
West Wales +16 2 £25,750 -6.36% 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 61 (67.03%) Degree
2 51 (56.04%) C++
3 44 (48.35%) C
4 36 (39.56%) Windows
5 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
6 33 (36.26%) Software Engineering
6 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (32.97%) HTML
7 30 (32.97%) Linux
8 25 (27.47%) OO
9 24 (26.37%) Java
10 22 (24.18%) C#
11 20 (21.98%) CSS
11 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (20.88%) .NET
13 17 (18.68%) SQL
13 17 (18.68%) PHP
14 16 (17.58%) Python
15 15 (16.48%) HTTP
15 15 (16.48%) Internet
15 15 (16.48%) Mac OS
16 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
16 14 (15.38%) MySQL
16 14 (15.38%) UML
17 13 (14.29%) Apple iOS
18 12 (13.19%) Android
18 12 (13.19%) QA
18 12 (13.19%) Perforce
18 12 (13.19%) Scrum
18 12 (13.19%) JIRA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (4.40%) IIS
2 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.20%) Lync
3 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.10%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) JBoss
4 1 (1.10%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.30%) MS Office
4 2 (2.20%) FrameMaker
5 1 (1.10%) PTC Creo
5 1 (1.10%) Windchill
5 1 (1.10%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) HTTP
1 15 (16.48%) Internet
2 12 (13.19%) DVB
3 9 (9.89%) RFID
4 4 (4.40%) Network Security
5 3 (3.30%) VRRP
5 3 (3.30%) OSPF
5 3 (3.30%) BGP
5 3 (3.30%) DHCP
5 3 (3.30%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.30%) Broadband
5 3 (3.30%) SNMP
5 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.30%) SAN
5 3 (3.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.30%) tcpdump
6 2 (2.20%) GPON
6 2 (2.20%) NAS
6 2 (2.20%) VPN
6 2 (2.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) MySQL
2 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) Big Data
4 3 (3.30%) HPCC
4 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) Riak
6 1 (1.10%) Voldemort
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) JIRA
2 6 (6.59%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.49%) MSI
3 5 (5.49%) Subversion
3 5 (5.49%) WiX
4 3 (3.30%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (9.89%) Electronics
1 9 (9.89%) Multimedia
2 6 (6.59%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.49%) Military
4 4 (4.40%) Finance
5 3 (3.30%) Automotive
5 3 (3.30%) Back Office
6 2 (2.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) Software Engineer
3 9 (9.89%) Architect
3 9 (9.89%) Junior
3 9 (9.89%) Development Manager
3 9 (9.89%) Software Development Manager
3 9 (9.89%) Software Manager
4 8 (8.79%) Team Leader
5 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Graduate
6 6 (6.59%) Junior Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Software Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Software Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Desktop Team Leader
8 4 (4.40%) Multimedia Developer
8 4 (4.40%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.40%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) HTML
2 20 (21.98%) CSS
3 19 (20.88%) .NET
4 10 (10.99%) Ajax
5 8 (8.79%) WebKit
6 7 (7.69%) HTML5
7 6 (6.59%) WCF
8 5 (5.49%) XML
8 5 (5.49%) Qt
9 4 (4.40%) REST
9 4 (4.40%) CSS3
9 4 (4.40%) GStreamer
9 4 (4.40%) Web Services
9 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.40%) OpenGL
10 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.30%) JSON
10 3 (3.30%) Zend Framework
10 3 (3.30%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.19%) Over-the-Top Content
3 9 (9.89%) DTV
3 9 (9.89%) Web 2.0
4 8 (8.79%) iPhone
4 8 (8.79%) Video on Demand
4 8 (8.79%) iPad
4 8 (8.79%) Streaming Video
4 8 (8.79%) Cryptography
5 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.40%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.40%) Physics
7 4 (4.40%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.30%) Grid Computing
8 3 (3.30%) IPTV
9 2 (2.20%) Life Science
9 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.56%) Windows
2 30 (32.97%) Linux
3 15 (16.48%) Mac OS
4 13 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 12 (13.19%) Android
6 8 (8.79%) Mac OS X
7 4 (4.40%) UNIX
8 1 (1.10%) Solaris
8 1 (1.10%) Debian
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) Software Engineering
1 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.47%) OO
3 14 (15.38%) UML
4 12 (13.19%) Scrum
4 12 (13.19%) DRM
4 12 (13.19%) MVC
4 12 (13.19%) Web Application Development
4 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
4 12 (13.19%) Coaching
5 11 (12.09%) Build Automation
6 10 (10.99%) ETL
6 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.99%) People Management
7 9 (9.89%) Automation Testing
7 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.79%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (8.79%) Data Management
9 7 (7.69%) OOD
9 7 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.04%) C++
2 44 (48.35%) C
3 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
4 24 (26.37%) Java
5 22 (24.18%) C#
6 17 (18.68%) SQL
6 17 (18.68%) PHP
7 16 (17.58%) Python
8 11 (12.09%) Objective-C
9 10 (10.99%) Ruby
9 10 (10.99%) Perl
10 9 (9.89%) Embedded C
10 9 (9.89%) Embedded C++
11 4 (4.40%) Erlang
12 2 (2.20%) Haskell
12 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.20%) Lisp
13 1 (1.10%) SystemTap
13 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (67.03%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) CCNA
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.10%) PMP
4 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) GAMP
3 2 (2.20%) IEC 61508
3 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Firmware
2 3 (3.30%) Snort
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) WSUS
1 1 (1.10%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.19%) Perforce
3 9 (9.89%) Oracle
4 8 (8.79%) Apple
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco
5 3 (3.30%) VMware
5 3 (3.30%) Green Hills
5 3 (3.30%) Zend
6 2 (2.20%) NetApp
6 2 (2.20%) Adobe
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.10%) ESRI
7 1 (1.10%) Borland
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