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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 39 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 68 46 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.07% 3.30% 3.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.22% 8.19% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 27
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £40,000 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
395 562 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.43% 40.34% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 318 462 304
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +24 63 £36,000 +10.76% 9
Mid Wales - 4 - -
North Wales +12 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (71.03%) Degree
2 72 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 54 (37.24%) SQL
5 49 (33.79%) C++
6 48 (33.10%) Java
7 47 (32.41%) JavaScript
8 44 (30.34%) OO
9 43 (29.66%) SDLC
10 42 (28.97%) HTML
10 42 (28.97%) jQuery
11 38 (26.21%) SQL Server
12 37 (25.52%) CSS
13 36 (24.83%) MVC
14 35 (24.14%) Scrum
14 35 (24.14%) C#
15 34 (23.45%) Linux
15 34 (23.45%) Marketing
16 31 (21.38%) Web Development
16 31 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (20.69%) .NET
17 30 (20.69%) MySQL
18 28 (19.31%) AngularJS
19 25 (17.24%) OOP
19 25 (17.24%) Ajax
20 24 (16.55%) Python
21 23 (15.86%) ETL
21 23 (15.86%) Git (software)
22 22 (15.17%) Spring
22 22 (15.17%) Struts

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (4.14%) Node.js
2 4 (2.76%) Tornado
3 2 (1.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.14%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.38%) MS Office
5 1 (0.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.69%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.21%) HTTP
2 9 (6.21%) tcpdump
3 7 (4.83%) VoIP
4 6 (4.14%) Firewall
5 5 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (3.45%) LAN
5 5 (3.45%) NetScaler
5 5 (3.45%) NX-OS
5 5 (3.45%) VPN
5 5 (3.45%) WAN
5 5 (3.45%) WLAN
6 1 (0.69%) DNS
6 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.69%) FTP
6 1 (0.69%) Internet
6 1 (0.69%) Modbus
6 1 (0.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 30 (20.69%) MySQL
3 12 (8.28%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (5.52%) Big Data
6 7 (4.83%) HPCC
7 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.76%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.76%) SQLite
9 3 (2.07%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.07%) MS Access
10 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.38%) PowerPivot
10 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (15.86%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.48%) Subversion
3 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (23.45%) Marketing
2 8 (5.52%) Electronics
2 8 (5.52%) Finance
3 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.45%) Military
5 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.07%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.38%) Law
6 2 (1.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (51.03%) Developer
2 42 (28.97%) Software Engineer
3 24 (16.55%) Senior Developer
4 21 (14.48%) Web Developer
5 20 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 20 (13.79%) Senior Web Developer
5 20 (13.79%) Software Developer
6 14 (9.66%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (8.97%) C# Developer
8 12 (8.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 11 (7.59%) .NET Software Developer
9 11 (7.59%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (6.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (6.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 9 (6.21%) Junior
12 8 (5.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 8 (5.52%) Network Engineer
12 8 (5.52%) Research Engineer
13 7 (4.83%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.97%) HTML
1 42 (28.97%) jQuery
2 37 (25.52%) CSS
3 30 (20.69%) .NET
4 28 (19.31%) AngularJS
5 25 (17.24%) Ajax
6 22 (15.17%) Spring
6 22 (15.17%) Struts
7 21 (14.48%) DHTML
7 21 (14.48%) JSP
7 21 (14.48%) Web Services
8 14 (9.66%) ASP.NET
9 12 (8.28%) XML
10 11 (7.59%) Ext JS
10 11 (7.59%) JDBC
10 11 (7.59%) JPA
10 11 (7.59%) Spring Security
11 9 (6.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 8 (5.52%) SOAP
13 7 (4.83%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.48%) Web 2.0
3 17 (11.72%) Mathematics
4 15 (10.34%) Informatics
4 15 (10.34%) Life Science
5 9 (6.21%) Health Informatics
5 9 (6.21%) Physics
6 8 (5.52%) Statistics
7 7 (4.83%) Client/Server
7 7 (4.83%) Grid Computing
7 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.45%) PDA
8 5 (3.45%) User Experience
9 3 (2.07%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.07%) DTV
9 3 (2.07%) IPTV
9 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.07%) NHS
10 2 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.45%) Linux
2 17 (11.72%) Unix
3 16 (11.03%) Windows
4 5 (3.45%) CatOS
5 4 (2.76%) Android
5 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.07%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 44 (30.34%) OO
4 43 (29.66%) SDLC
5 36 (24.83%) MVC
6 35 (24.14%) Scrum
7 31 (21.38%) Web Development
8 25 (17.24%) OOP
9 23 (15.86%) ETL
10 19 (13.10%) Data Analysis
10 19 (13.10%) Time Management
11 17 (11.72%) Machine Learning
12 15 (10.34%) Analytics
13 12 (8.28%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (7.59%) Test Planning
15 10 (6.90%) E-Commerce
15 10 (6.90%) Online Marketing
15 10 (6.90%) Web Application Development
16 9 (6.21%) Online Security
16 9 (6.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (37.24%) SQL
2 49 (33.79%) C++
3 48 (33.10%) Java
4 47 (32.41%) JavaScript
5 35 (24.14%) C#
6 24 (16.55%) Python
7 21 (14.48%) C
8 17 (11.72%) PHP
9 15 (10.34%) T-SQL
10 9 (6.21%) Erlang
10 9 (6.21%) Haskell
10 9 (6.21%) Lisp
11 6 (4.14%) VB.NET
12 5 (3.45%) Embedded C
12 5 (3.45%) Embedded C++
12 5 (3.45%) VBA
13 3 (2.07%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.38%) VB
15 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 103 (71.03%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) CCNP
2 8 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.07%) CCNA
4 2 (1.38%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (6.21%) Snort
2 5 (3.45%) Firmware
3 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (12.41%) Oracle
2 8 (5.52%) Cisco
3 7 (4.83%) Sybase
3 7 (4.83%) Zend
4 6 (4.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.45%) Juniper
5 5 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.07%) IBM
6 3 (2.07%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.38%) Tableau
8 1 (0.69%) Percona
8 1 (0.69%) Sage
8 1 (0.69%) SAP
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