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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 33 49 67
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 81 52 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.81% 4.02% 2.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.80% 12.18% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 69 34 32
Average salary £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,300 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
455 427 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.62% 33.02% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 372 368 428
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £21,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +14 63 £35,000 +45.83% 7
North Wales - 7 £27,500 - 1
West Wales +9 4 £29,000 -10.76% 2
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 103 (78.03%) Degree
2 46 (34.85%) Linux
3 45 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (31.06%) C#
4 41 (31.06%) SQL
5 40 (30.30%) Software Engineering
6 37 (28.03%) Java
7 34 (25.76%) C++
8 32 (24.24%) MVC
9 31 (23.48%) PHP
10 29 (21.97%) MS Excel
10 29 (21.97%) Scrum
11 28 (21.21%) .NET
11 28 (21.21%) HTML
12 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
12 25 (18.94%) CSS
13 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 24 (18.18%) SDLC
14 23 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (17.42%) C
14 23 (17.42%) Telecoms
15 22 (16.67%) Cisco
15 22 (16.67%) CCNA
15 22 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 21 (15.91%) Windows
16 21 (15.91%) OO
17 20 (15.15%) Back Office
18 19 (14.39%) Python
18 19 (14.39%) MySQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (3.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.27%) IIS
3 2 (1.52%) Apache
3 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.76%) ArcSDE
4 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (21.97%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.52%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.76%) Windchill
4 1 (0.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.76%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Magento
1 4 (3.03%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) Broadband
1 17 (12.88%) DHCP
1 17 (12.88%) Ethernet
1 17 (12.88%) SNMP
1 17 (12.88%) OSPF
1 17 (12.88%) BGP
1 17 (12.88%) VRRP
2 15 (11.36%) 802.11
2 15 (11.36%) TCP/IP
2 15 (11.36%) GPON
3 9 (6.82%) tcpdump
3 9 (6.82%) SAN
3 9 (6.82%) HTTP
4 6 (4.55%) VoIP
4 6 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.79%) Firewall
5 5 (3.79%) Internet
5 5 (3.79%) DNS
6 4 (3.03%) RFID
7 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.39%) MySQL
3 10 (7.58%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.30%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.79%) Riak
6 5 (3.79%) Voldemort
7 4 (3.03%) Big Data
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.52%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Subversion
2 7 (5.30%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.55%) Maven
3 6 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.79%) NetBeans
4 5 (3.79%) Hudson
5 3 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.76%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.76%) Ant
7 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.76%) Gradle
General
1 23 (17.42%) Telecoms
2 20 (15.15%) Back Office
3 14 (10.61%) Finance
4 12 (9.09%) Marketing
5 5 (3.79%) Electronics
5 5 (3.79%) Military
5 5 (3.79%) Banking
5 5 (3.79%) Retail
5 5 (3.79%) Multimedia
6 4 (3.03%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (32.58%) Developer
2 28 (21.21%) Software Engineer
3 24 (18.18%) Graduate
4 17 (12.88%) NOC Engineer
4 17 (12.88%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 15 (11.36%) Junior
6 11 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
7 10 (7.58%) Junior Developer
7 10 (7.58%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.82%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Administrator
9 8 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (5.30%) Analyst
11 6 (4.55%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.55%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Graduate Developer
12 5 (3.79%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.21%) HTML
1 28 (21.21%) .NET
2 25 (18.94%) CSS
3 15 (11.36%) 802.1X
4 12 (9.09%) jQuery
5 11 (8.33%) REST
6 10 (7.58%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.82%) Ajax
7 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET
8 8 (6.06%) Web Services
9 6 (4.55%) XML
9 6 (4.55%) SOAP
9 6 (4.55%) Spring
9 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.79%) HTML5
10 5 (3.79%) Struts
10 5 (3.79%) Java EE
10 5 (3.79%) JSP
10 5 (3.79%) Servlets
10 5 (3.79%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.58%) Mathematics
3 9 (6.82%) Web 2.0
3 9 (6.82%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.06%) Physics
5 7 (5.30%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.79%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.79%) DTV
6 5 (3.79%) Grid Computing
7 4 (3.03%) IPTV
8 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.52%) Life Science
9 2 (1.52%) Statistics
9 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.76%) GIS
10 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.85%) Linux
2 21 (15.91%) Windows
3 17 (12.88%) UNIX
4 7 (5.30%) Mac OS
5 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.79%) Solaris
6 3 (2.27%) Android
7 1 (0.76%) CentOS
7 1 (0.76%) Debian
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.30%) Software Engineering
3 32 (24.24%) MVC
4 29 (21.97%) Scrum
5 24 (18.18%) SDLC
6 21 (15.91%) OO
7 15 (11.36%) ETL
8 12 (9.09%) Web Development
9 11 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.58%) Time Management
11 9 (6.82%) Functional Programming
11 9 (6.82%) Test Planning
11 9 (6.82%) UML
11 9 (6.82%) Data Management
12 8 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.30%) ITIL
13 7 (5.30%) Configuration Management
14 6 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 6 (4.55%) TDD
14 6 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.06%) C#
1 41 (31.06%) SQL
2 37 (28.03%) Java
3 34 (25.76%) C++
4 31 (23.48%) PHP
5 23 (17.42%) C
6 22 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 19 (14.39%) Python
8 9 (6.82%) Lisp
8 9 (6.82%) Haskell
8 9 (6.82%) Erlang
8 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.79%) Perl
9 5 (3.79%) Embedded C
9 5 (3.79%) SystemTap
10 4 (3.03%) Embedded C++
10 4 (3.03%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.03%) Ruby
11 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 103 (78.03%) Degree
2 22 (16.67%) CCNA
2 22 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.79%) MCSE
4 5 (3.79%) MCSA
4 5 (3.79%) CCNP
5 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.88%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.82%) Snort
2 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.79%) Firmware
3 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.67%) Cisco
3 15 (11.36%) Oracle
4 6 (4.55%) VMware
5 5 (3.79%) Barracuda Networks
5 5 (3.79%) Veeam
5 5 (3.79%) Red Gate
5 5 (3.79%) HP
6 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.27%) Green Hills
8 2 (1.52%) Zend
8 2 (1.52%) Adobe
9 1 (0.76%) ESRI
9 1 (0.76%) Borland
9 1 (0.76%) Twitter
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