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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 39 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 63 37 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.89% 2.68% 3.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.82% 8.58% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 32
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £34,950
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
425 431 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.97% 31.19% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 319 380 346
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 October 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 24 October 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 +23 45 £35,000 +14.75% 5
Mid Wales - 13 - - 1
West Wales -2 3 £22,500 -10.00%
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 91 (74.59%) Degree
2 55 (45.08%) C++
3 51 (41.80%) Software Engineering
4 38 (31.15%) C
5 28 (22.95%) Java
6 27 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (21.31%) SQL
7 26 (21.31%) UML
8 25 (20.49%) .NET
9 22 (18.03%) MySQL
9 22 (18.03%) Linux
10 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
11 20 (16.39%) C#
11 20 (16.39%) Aerospace
12 19 (15.57%) HTML
12 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
12 19 (15.57%) Python
12 19 (15.57%) Unit Testing
13 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
14 17 (13.93%) Electronics
15 16 (13.11%) HTTP
15 16 (13.11%) Windows
15 16 (13.11%) System Testing
16 15 (12.30%) Integration Testing
16 15 (12.30%) IEC 61508
16 15 (12.30%) Relational Database
16 15 (12.30%) TCP/IP
17 14 (11.48%) UNIX
17 14 (11.48%) Android
18 13 (10.66%) Perl

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.74%) Apache
2 5 (4.10%) IIS
3 3 (2.46%) nginx
3 3 (2.46%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.64%) CMS
5 1 (0.82%) WordPress
5 1 (0.82%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.82%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.82%) CATIA
2 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Lawson
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.82%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) SaaS
2 5 (4.10%) PaaS
3 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) HTTP
2 15 (12.30%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.56%) Internet
4 6 (4.92%) Firewall
4 6 (4.92%) tcpdump
5 5 (4.10%) VLAN
5 5 (4.10%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.28%) DHCP
6 4 (3.28%) DNS
7 3 (2.46%) SSL
8 2 (1.64%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.82%) VPLS
9 1 (0.82%) RIP
9 1 (0.82%) SAN
9 1 (0.82%) VoIP
9 1 (0.82%) FTP
9 1 (0.82%) Wireless
9 1 (0.82%) SSH
9 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) MySQL
2 15 (12.30%) Relational Database
3 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.56%) Big Data
5 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.28%) Subversion
2 4 (3.28%) GCC
3 3 (2.46%) GDB
3 3 (2.46%) Automake
3 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.46%) JUnit
4 2 (1.64%) Selenium
4 2 (1.64%) Xcode
5 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.82%) Maven
5 1 (0.82%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.82%) Ant
5 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (16.39%) Aerospace
2 17 (13.93%) Electronics
3 13 (10.66%) Finance
4 10 (8.20%) Advertising
5 9 (7.38%) Marketing
6 5 (4.10%) Multimedia
6 5 (4.10%) Avionics
7 4 (3.28%) Welsh Language
8 3 (2.46%) French Language
8 3 (2.46%) German Language
8 3 (2.46%) Italian Language
8 3 (2.46%) Spanish Language
8 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.82%) Games
10 1 (0.82%) Military
10 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (38.52%) Software Engineer
2 43 (35.25%) Developer
3 32 (26.23%) Senior Software Engineer
4 25 (20.49%) Software Developer
5 24 (19.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 24 (19.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 19 (15.57%) Graduate
7 13 (10.66%) Junior
8 9 (7.38%) C++ Developer
9 8 (6.56%) C++ Software Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Junior Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Analyst
11 6 (4.92%) Graduate Developer
12 5 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) Java Developer
13 4 (3.28%) .NET Developer
13 4 (3.28%) Administrator
13 4 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (3.28%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.49%) .NET
2 19 (15.57%) HTML
3 12 (9.84%) XML
4 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
4 10 (8.20%) CSS
4 10 (8.20%) HTML5
5 9 (7.38%) Web Services
6 7 (5.74%) REST
6 7 (5.74%) SOAP
7 6 (4.92%) WPF
7 6 (4.92%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (3.28%) STL
8 4 (3.28%) Spring
8 4 (3.28%) JSF
9 3 (2.46%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.46%) POSIX
9 3 (2.46%) Pthreads
9 3 (2.46%) jQuery
10 2 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) GIS
1 13 (10.66%) Mathematics
2 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.92%) DTV
4 5 (4.10%) IPTV
4 5 (4.10%) Physics
4 5 (4.10%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.46%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.46%) Robotics
5 3 (2.46%) Economics
6 2 (1.64%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.64%) iPhone
6 2 (1.64%) Open Source
6 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Linux
2 16 (13.11%) Windows
3 14 (11.48%) UNIX
3 14 (11.48%) Android
4 7 (5.74%) Debian
4 7 (5.74%) Mac OS
4 7 (5.74%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.80%) Software Engineering
2 27 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.31%) UML
4 19 (15.57%) Unit Testing
5 16 (13.11%) System Testing
6 15 (12.30%) Integration Testing
7 13 (10.66%) Scrum
8 11 (9.02%) OO
9 10 (8.20%) OOD
9 10 (8.20%) Web Development
10 9 (7.38%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.56%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.56%) Mobile Marketing
12 7 (5.74%) OOP
12 7 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.92%) DevOps
14 5 (4.10%) Mentoring
14 5 (4.10%) Change Management
14 5 (4.10%) TDD
14 5 (4.10%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.08%) C++
2 38 (31.15%) C
3 28 (22.95%) Java
4 26 (21.31%) SQL
5 20 (16.39%) C#
6 19 (15.57%) Python
7 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
8 13 (10.66%) Perl
9 11 (9.02%) VB.NET
10 10 (8.20%) PHP
11 7 (5.74%) Ruby
12 6 (4.92%) VB
13 5 (4.10%) VB6
13 5 (4.10%) Erlang
14 4 (3.28%) VC++
15 3 (2.46%) VBA
15 3 (2.46%) Objective-C
15 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.82%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 91 (74.59%) Degree
2 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) ISEB
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (0.82%) CCDA
6 1 (0.82%) CCDP
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.82%) CCIE
6 1 (0.82%) CCSP
6 1 (0.82%) CCNP
6 1 (0.82%) CCIP
6 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.82%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.30%) IEC 61508
2 9 (7.38%) QA
3 2 (1.64%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.46%) XenServer
2 3 (2.46%) Xen
3 2 (1.64%) Firmware
3 2 (1.64%) Snort
4 1 (0.82%) Nmap
4 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Nagios
2 1 (0.82%) OPNET
2 1 (0.82%) Nessus
2 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.82%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.74%) VMware
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle
4 4 (3.28%) HP
4 4 (3.28%) Citrix
5 3 (2.46%) Cisco
5 3 (2.46%) IBM
5 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.64%) SAP
6 2 (1.64%) Juniper
7 1 (0.82%) BMC
7 1 (0.82%) CA
7 1 (0.82%) NetScout
7 1 (0.82%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.82%) Zend
7 1 (0.82%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.82%) F5
7 1 (0.82%) NetQoS
7 1 (0.82%) Ipanema Technologies
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