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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 50 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 76 55 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.44% 4.08% 2.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.08% 11.60% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 63 36 28
Average salary £32,500 £27,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.26% +9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £35,750
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
445 474 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.88% 35.16% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 372 392 440
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 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 3 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 +24 64 £32,500 +34.02% 9
North Wales +2 5 £27,500 +8.91% 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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 89 (76.07%) Degree
2 42 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (35.04%) Linux
4 37 (31.62%) C++
4 37 (31.62%) Software Engineering
5 34 (29.06%) C#
6 33 (28.21%) PHP
6 33 (28.21%) SQL
7 32 (27.35%) Java
8 26 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 25 (21.37%) HTML
10 24 (20.51%) C
10 24 (20.51%) SDLC
11 23 (19.66%) MVC
11 23 (19.66%) Scrum
11 23 (19.66%) JavaScript
11 23 (19.66%) Windows
11 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
12 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
12 22 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (17.09%) .NET
14 19 (16.24%) CSS
14 19 (16.24%) OO
14 19 (16.24%) Telecoms
15 18 (15.38%) CCNA
15 18 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (15.38%) Cisco
15 18 (15.38%) MySQL
16 16 (13.68%) Back Office
16 16 (13.68%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 4 (3.42%) IIS
2 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.85%) ArcSDE
4 1 (0.85%) JBoss
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.71%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.85%) Windchill
4 1 (0.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.85%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Magento
1 4 (3.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) Broadband
1 15 (12.82%) DHCP
1 15 (12.82%) Ethernet
1 15 (12.82%) SNMP
1 15 (12.82%) OSPF
1 15 (12.82%) BGP
1 15 (12.82%) VRRP
2 13 (11.11%) GPON
2 13 (11.11%) 802.11
3 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.69%) HTTP
5 7 (5.98%) SAN
6 6 (5.13%) Internet
6 6 (5.13%) tcpdump
6 6 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (3.42%) RFID
7 4 (3.42%) VoIP
8 3 (2.56%) DNS
8 3 (2.56%) Firewall
8 3 (2.56%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.38%) MySQL
3 6 (5.13%) Big Data
3 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.56%) Riak
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) Voldemort
5 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.56%) HPCC
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Subversion
2 6 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.56%) Hudson
4 3 (2.56%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.56%) NetBeans
4 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.56%) Maven
4 3 (2.56%) JIRA
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (16.24%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.68%) Back Office
3 11 (9.40%) Marketing
4 10 (8.55%) Finance
5 6 (5.13%) Multimedia
6 5 (4.27%) Electronics
6 5 (4.27%) Military
7 4 (3.42%) Aerospace
8 3 (2.56%) Automotive
8 3 (2.56%) Banking
8 3 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) Developer
2 24 (20.51%) Software Engineer
3 23 (19.66%) Graduate
4 15 (12.82%) NOC Engineer
4 15 (12.82%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Junior
6 9 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 9 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Junior Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.42%) Development Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Software Development Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) HTML
2 20 (17.09%) .NET
3 19 (16.24%) CSS
4 13 (11.11%) 802.1X
5 8 (6.84%) AngularJS
5 8 (6.84%) REST
6 7 (5.98%) Web Services
6 7 (5.98%) Ajax
6 7 (5.98%) jQuery
7 6 (5.13%) HTML5
7 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.27%) WCF
9 4 (3.42%) XML
9 4 (3.42%) SOAP
9 4 (3.42%) CSS3
9 4 (3.42%) iOS SDK
9 4 (3.42%) PlayReady
10 3 (2.56%) POCO
10 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 8 (6.84%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.98%) Physics
4 7 (5.98%) Web 2.0
5 6 (5.13%) DTV
5 6 (5.13%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.42%) Grid Computing
6 4 (3.42%) IPTV
7 3 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.71%) User Experience
8 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.71%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.71%) Statistics
8 2 (1.71%) Life Science
8 2 (1.71%) iPhone
8 2 (1.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.04%) Linux
2 23 (19.66%) Windows
3 12 (10.26%) UNIX
4 8 (6.84%) Mac OS
4 8 (6.84%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.13%) Android
6 4 (3.42%) Solaris
7 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.85%) Debian
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.62%) Software Engineering
3 24 (20.51%) SDLC
4 23 (19.66%) MVC
4 23 (19.66%) Scrum
5 19 (16.24%) OO
6 14 (11.97%) ETL
7 11 (9.40%) E-Commerce
8 10 (8.55%) UML
8 10 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.69%) Data Management
10 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.84%) Web Development
10 8 (6.84%) Time Management
11 7 (5.98%) Test Planning
11 7 (5.98%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (5.13%) Build Automation
13 5 (4.27%) People Management
13 5 (4.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.62%) C++
2 34 (29.06%) C#
3 33 (28.21%) PHP
3 33 (28.21%) SQL
4 32 (27.35%) Java
5 24 (20.51%) C
6 23 (19.66%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.97%) Python
8 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.98%) Erlang
9 6 (5.13%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.27%) Ruby
10 5 (4.27%) Haskell
10 5 (4.27%) Perl
10 5 (4.27%) Lisp
11 4 (3.42%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.42%) Embedded C++
12 3 (2.56%) SystemTap
13 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 89 (76.07%) Degree
2 18 (15.38%) CCNA
2 18 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.56%) MCSE
5 3 (2.56%) MCSA
5 3 (2.56%) CCNP
6 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) Snort
2 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.42%) Firmware
3 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.38%) Cisco
3 14 (11.97%) Oracle
4 4 (3.42%) VMware
4 4 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.56%) Perforce
5 3 (2.56%) Green Hills
5 3 (2.56%) Zend
5 3 (2.56%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (2.56%) Veeam
5 3 (2.56%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.56%) HP
5 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.71%) Apple
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) Borland
7 1 (0.85%) ESRI
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