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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 52 34 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.03% 2.60% 3.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.31% 9.63% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 34 32 30
Average salary £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -8.33%
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
284 353 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.00% 26.99% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 242 320 272
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £55,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 36 £24,000 -21.31% 2
Mid Wales - 14 - - 3
West Wales +4 1 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 92 (79.31%) Degree
2 44 (37.93%) C++
3 41 (35.34%) .NET
4 36 (31.03%) Software Engineering
5 26 (22.41%) Electronics
6 24 (20.69%) C
6 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 23 (19.83%) Windows
7 23 (19.83%) C#
7 23 (19.83%) Aerospace
7 23 (19.83%) Scrum
8 22 (18.97%) Mathematics
9 21 (18.10%) SQL
9 21 (18.10%) UML
9 21 (18.10%) OO
9 21 (18.10%) MS Excel
10 20 (17.24%) Linux
11 19 (16.38%) Java
12 18 (15.52%) VB.NET
13 16 (13.79%) Integration Testing
13 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
14 15 (12.93%) QA
15 14 (12.07%) Web Development
15 14 (12.07%) HTML
15 14 (12.07%) SQL Server
15 14 (12.07%) Relational Database
16 13 (11.21%) CSS
16 13 (11.21%) OOD
16 13 (11.21%) Finance
16 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.17%) IIS
2 4 (3.45%) Apache
3 3 (2.59%) nginx
4 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.86%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (18.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.86%) CATIA
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Lawson
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.86%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) SaaS
2 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) Ethernet
2 7 (6.03%) HTTP
3 6 (5.17%) Firewall
4 5 (4.31%) VLAN
4 5 (4.31%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.31%) tcpdump
5 4 (3.45%) DNS
5 4 (3.45%) DHCP
5 4 (3.45%) Internet
6 3 (2.59%) RFID
7 2 (1.72%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.86%) SAN
8 1 (0.86%) VPLS
8 1 (0.86%) SSH
8 1 (0.86%) MPLS
8 1 (0.86%) OSPF
8 1 (0.86%) BGP
8 1 (0.86%) RIP
8 1 (0.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) SQL Server
1 14 (12.07%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.03%) MySQL
3 4 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.72%) Big Data
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.86%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.59%) NUnit
3 3 (2.59%) MSTest
3 3 (2.59%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (2.59%) Moq
3 3 (2.59%) JUnit
4 2 (1.72%) Ant
4 2 (1.72%) Xcode
4 2 (1.72%) Subversion
4 2 (1.72%) Maven
4 2 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.86%) Hudson
5 1 (0.86%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.86%) Grunt
General
1 26 (22.41%) Electronics
2 23 (19.83%) Aerospace
3 13 (11.21%) Finance
4 12 (10.34%) Avionics
5 5 (4.31%) Multimedia
6 4 (3.45%) Welsh Language
6 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.59%) French Language
7 3 (2.59%) German Language
7 3 (2.59%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.59%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.72%) Advertising
9 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (36.21%) Software Engineer
2 39 (33.62%) Developer
3 30 (25.86%) Senior Software Engineer
4 20 (17.24%) Graduate
5 19 (16.38%) Software Developer
6 18 (15.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 18 (15.52%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 15 (12.93%) Junior
8 13 (11.21%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (10.34%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 11 (9.48%) Junior Developer
11 10 (8.62%) Graduate Developer
12 9 (7.76%) Team Leader
12 9 (7.76%) Development Team Leader
12 9 (7.76%) Web Team Leader
12 9 (7.76%) Web Development Team Leader
13 8 (6.90%) .NET Developer
14 6 (5.17%) Junior .NET Developer
15 5 (4.31%) C++ Developer
16 4 (3.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.34%) .NET
2 14 (12.07%) HTML
3 13 (11.21%) CSS
4 12 (10.34%) .NET Framework
5 9 (7.76%) WPF
5 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.03%) XML
6 7 (6.03%) HTML5
6 7 (6.03%) CSS3
7 6 (5.17%) Web Services
7 6 (5.17%) WCF
7 6 (5.17%) WinForms
8 5 (4.31%) jQuery
9 3 (2.59%) Spring.NET
9 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.59%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (2.59%) Ninject
9 3 (2.59%) Spring
9 3 (2.59%) ADO.NET
9 3 (2.59%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.97%) Mathematics
2 10 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.03%) DTV
3 7 (6.03%) GIS
4 6 (5.17%) Physics
5 5 (4.31%) IPTV
5 5 (4.31%) Robotics
6 4 (3.45%) Firmware
7 3 (2.59%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.59%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.72%) iPhone
8 2 (1.72%) Open Source
9 1 (0.86%) Arduino
9 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.86%) Statistics
9 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.86%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.83%) Windows
2 20 (17.24%) Linux
3 10 (8.62%) Mac OS
4 8 (6.90%) Android
4 8 (6.90%) UNIX
5 7 (6.03%) Debian
6 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 23 (19.83%) Scrum
3 21 (18.10%) OO
3 21 (18.10%) UML
4 16 (13.79%) Integration Testing
5 14 (12.07%) Web Development
6 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.21%) OOD
6 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
7 12 (10.34%) Performance Testing
8 11 (9.48%) System Testing
9 9 (7.76%) OOP
9 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (6.03%) Release Management
11 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
13 5 (4.31%) Change Management
13 5 (4.31%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.93%) C++
2 24 (20.69%) C
3 23 (19.83%) C#
4 21 (18.10%) SQL
5 19 (16.38%) Java
6 18 (15.52%) VB.NET
7 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 11 (9.48%) VB
9 10 (8.62%) Python
9 10 (8.62%) Perl
10 8 (6.90%) VB6
11 5 (4.31%) Ruby
12 4 (3.45%) PHP
12 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.45%) Erlang
13 3 (2.59%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.86%) Lisp
14 1 (0.86%) Groovy
14 1 (0.86%) Scala
14 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 92 (79.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) CCNA
2 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.86%) CCDA
3 1 (0.86%) CCDP
3 1 (0.86%) CCIE
3 1 (0.86%) CCSP
3 1 (0.86%) CCNP
3 1 (0.86%) CCIP
3 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.86%) CCENT
3 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.93%) QA
2 11 (9.48%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.72%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.59%) XenServer
2 3 (2.59%) Xen
3 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.86%) Snort
3 1 (0.86%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) OpenView
1 1 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.86%) Netcool
1 1 (0.86%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.86%) Nagios
1 1 (0.86%) OPNET
1 1 (0.86%) Nessus
1 1 (0.86%) Puppet
1 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.03%) VMware
3 6 (5.17%) Oracle
4 4 (3.45%) Citrix
5 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.59%) Cisco
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) SAP
6 2 (1.72%) HP
6 2 (1.72%) Juniper
7 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.86%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.86%) F5
7 1 (0.86%) Compuware
7 1 (0.86%) Sybase
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