The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 58 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.39% 2.39% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.07% 8.55% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 28
Average salary £27,375 £25,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.31% -19.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,200 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,000 £38,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
321 351 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.32% 27.97% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 252 321 234
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +12 35 £24,500 -7.54% 2
Mid Wales - 11 £40,000 - 2
North Wales +3 5 £35,000 +40.00%
West Wales +4 3 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 76 (77.55%) Degree
2 42 (42.86%) .NET
3 28 (28.57%) C++
3 28 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 26 (26.53%) Electronics
5 23 (23.47%) Windows
5 23 (23.47%) OO
5 23 (23.47%) Scrum
6 22 (22.45%) C#
7 21 (21.43%) Linux
7 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 21 (21.43%) Mathematics
8 19 (19.39%) Aerospace
8 19 (19.39%) SQL
9 18 (18.37%) C
9 18 (18.37%) Java
9 18 (18.37%) MS Excel
10 17 (17.35%) VB.NET
11 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
11 16 (16.33%) QA
12 15 (15.31%) Web Development
12 15 (15.31%) UML
13 14 (14.29%) HTML
13 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 14 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (13.27%) CSS
14 13 (13.27%) Ethernet
15 12 (12.24%) Performance Testing
15 12 (12.24%) Integration Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (7.14%) IIS
2 4 (4.08%) Apache
3 3 (3.06%) nginx
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.02%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.02%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.02%) CMS
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) CATIA
2 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Lawson
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.02%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) SaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) Ethernet
2 6 (6.12%) HTTP
3 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.10%) DNS
3 5 (5.10%) RFID
3 5 (5.10%) Firewall
3 5 (5.10%) VLAN
4 4 (4.08%) DHCP
4 4 (4.08%) tcpdump
4 4 (4.08%) Internet
5 2 (2.04%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.02%) VPLS
6 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.02%) MPLS
6 1 (1.02%) OSPF
6 1 (1.02%) BGP
6 1 (1.02%) ASN.1
6 1 (1.02%) SSH
6 1 (1.02%) SSL
6 1 (1.02%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.14%) MySQL
4 3 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.02%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.06%) NUnit
2 3 (3.06%) MSTest
2 3 (3.06%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (3.06%) Moq
3 2 (2.04%) Selenium
3 2 (2.04%) Subversion
3 2 (2.04%) Maven
3 2 (2.04%) Xcode
3 2 (2.04%) Ant
3 2 (2.04%) JUnit
4 1 (1.02%) JIRA
4 1 (1.02%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.02%) Hudson
4 1 (1.02%) Grunt
General
1 26 (26.53%) Electronics
2 19 (19.39%) Aerospace
3 12 (12.24%) Avionics
4 11 (11.22%) Finance
5 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.08%) Welsh Language
6 3 (3.06%) French Language
6 3 (3.06%) German Language
6 3 (3.06%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.06%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.04%) Advertising
8 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 29 (29.59%) Developer
3 23 (23.47%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (15.31%) Graduate
5 14 (14.29%) Junior
6 13 (13.27%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (12.24%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 12 (12.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 11 (11.22%) Software Developer
8 11 (11.22%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (10.20%) Junior Developer
10 9 (9.18%) Web Team Leader
10 9 (9.18%) Web Development Team Leader
10 9 (9.18%) Development Team Leader
10 9 (9.18%) .NET Developer
10 9 (9.18%) Team Leader
11 8 (8.16%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (6.12%) Development Manager
12 6 (6.12%) Junior .NET Developer
13 5 (5.10%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.86%) .NET
2 14 (14.29%) HTML
2 14 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 13 (13.27%) CSS
4 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.14%) Web Services
5 7 (7.14%) WinForms
5 7 (7.14%) WPF
6 6 (6.12%) HTML5
6 6 (6.12%) CSS3
6 6 (6.12%) XML
6 6 (6.12%) WCF
7 5 (5.10%) jQuery
8 3 (3.06%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (3.06%) Spring.NET
8 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.06%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (3.06%) Ninject
8 3 (3.06%) ADO.NET
8 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.12%) Physics
3 6 (6.12%) Firmware
4 5 (5.10%) Robotics
5 4 (4.08%) GIS
6 3 (3.06%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.06%) DTV
6 3 (3.06%) iPhone
6 3 (3.06%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.04%) Open Source
8 1 (1.02%) iPad
8 1 (1.02%) Arduino
8 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) IPTV
8 1 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.47%) Windows
2 21 (21.43%) Linux
3 9 (9.18%) Android
4 8 (8.16%) Mac OS
5 7 (7.14%) UNIX
5 7 (7.14%) Debian
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.02%) CentOS
8 1 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 23 (23.47%) Scrum
2 23 (23.47%) OO
3 15 (15.31%) UML
3 15 (15.31%) Web Development
4 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.24%) Performance Testing
5 12 (12.24%) Integration Testing
6 10 (10.20%) OOD
6 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.16%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.14%) System Testing
8 7 (7.14%) Release Management
9 6 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (6.12%) Automation Testing
10 5 (5.10%) Build Automation
10 5 (5.10%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.10%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.57%) C++
2 22 (22.45%) C#
3 19 (19.39%) SQL
4 18 (18.37%) C
4 18 (18.37%) Java
5 17 (17.35%) VB.NET
6 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.22%) VB
8 9 (9.18%) Perl
9 8 (8.16%) Python
9 8 (8.16%) VB6
10 4 (4.08%) Ruby
10 4 (4.08%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.06%) PHP
11 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.04%) Erlang
13 1 (1.02%) Groovy
13 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 76 (77.55%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) CCIE
3 1 (1.02%) CCSP
3 1 (1.02%) CCNP
3 1 (1.02%) CCIP
3 1 (1.02%) CCNA
3 1 (1.02%) CCDA
3 1 (1.02%) CCDP
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) QA
2 7 (7.14%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.06%) XenServer
2 3 (3.06%) Xen
3 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.02%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) OpenView
1 1 (1.02%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.02%) Netcool
1 1 (1.02%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (1.02%) Nagios
1 1 (1.02%) OPNET
1 1 (1.02%) Nessus
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
1 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) VMware
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle
4 4 (4.08%) Citrix
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.04%) HP
6 2 (2.04%) Cisco
6 2 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (1.02%) Sybase
7 1 (1.02%) SAP
7 1 (1.02%) Juniper
7 1 (1.02%) Compuware
7 1 (1.02%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.02%) F5
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