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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 50 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.97% 2.58% 3.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.74% 8.06% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 33
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% +7.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
426 434 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.84% 31.94% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 315 381 332
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +18 38 £35,000 +14.75% 3
Mid Wales - 6 - -
West Wales +3 4 £22,500 -
North Wales - 1 £82,500 - 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 75 (73.53%) Degree
2 53 (51.96%) C++
3 46 (45.10%) Software Engineering
4 33 (32.35%) C
5 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (24.51%) Java
7 22 (21.57%) UML
8 21 (20.59%) SQL
9 20 (19.61%) C#
10 19 (18.63%) HTML
10 19 (18.63%) Python
11 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
11 18 (17.65%) .NET
11 18 (17.65%) MySQL
12 17 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 16 (15.69%) Linux
13 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
14 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
14 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
15 14 (13.73%) TCP/IP
15 14 (13.73%) UNIX
15 14 (13.73%) System Testing
16 13 (12.75%) Integration Testing
16 13 (12.75%) PHP
16 13 (12.75%) HTTP
16 13 (12.75%) Aerospace
16 13 (12.75%) IEC 61508
17 12 (11.76%) GIS
18 11 (10.78%) Scrum
18 11 (10.78%) Windows

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (1.96%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) WordPress
3 1 (0.98%) nginx
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.98%) CATIA
2 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Lawson
1 1 (0.98%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) SaaS
2 5 (4.90%) PaaS
3 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.73%) TCP/IP
2 13 (12.75%) HTTP
3 7 (6.86%) Internet
4 5 (4.90%) tcpdump
5 3 (2.94%) Firewall
5 3 (2.94%) SSL
6 2 (1.96%) DNS
6 2 (1.96%) DHCP
6 2 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.96%) VLAN
6 2 (1.96%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.98%) Wireless
7 1 (0.98%) FTP
7 1 (0.98%) VoIP
7 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) MySQL
2 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.84%) Big Data
5 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.96%) MS Access
6 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.98%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.98%) DataStage
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.98%) QlikView
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.92%) GCC
3 3 (2.94%) GDB
3 3 (2.94%) Automake
3 3 (2.94%) Subversion
4 2 (1.96%) JUnit
4 2 (1.96%) Xcode
4 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.98%) Selenium
5 1 (0.98%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (12.75%) Aerospace
2 8 (7.84%) Electronics
2 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Advertising
2 8 (7.84%) Marketing
3 5 (4.90%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.96%) Legal
5 2 (1.96%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.98%) French Language
6 1 (0.98%) German Language
6 1 (0.98%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.98%) Games
6 1 (0.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (38.24%) Developer
2 36 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 23 (22.55%) Senior Software Engineer
3 23 (22.55%) Software Developer
4 20 (19.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (19.61%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 17 (16.67%) Graduate
6 11 (10.78%) C++ Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Junior
8 8 (7.84%) C++ Software Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Analyst
11 4 (3.92%) Tester
11 4 (3.92%) Programmer
11 4 (3.92%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Junior Developer
11 4 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (2.94%) Junior Tester
12 3 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) HTML
2 18 (17.65%) .NET
3 11 (10.78%) HTML5
4 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET
4 10 (9.80%) CSS
5 9 (8.82%) XML
6 7 (6.86%) Web Services
7 6 (5.88%) SOAP
7 6 (5.88%) REST
7 6 (5.88%) WPF
8 4 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (3.92%) STL
8 4 (3.92%) Spring
9 3 (2.94%) JSF
9 3 (2.94%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.94%) POSIX
9 3 (2.94%) Pthreads
10 2 (1.96%) CSS3
10 2 (1.96%) OpenGL
11 1 (0.98%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) GIS
2 6 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.90%) DTV
3 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) IPTV
3 5 (4.90%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.92%) Physics
5 3 (2.94%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.94%) Economics
5 3 (2.94%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.96%) iPhone
7 1 (0.98%) Open Source
7 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) Linux
2 14 (13.73%) UNIX
3 11 (10.78%) Windows
3 11 (10.78%) Android
4 8 (7.84%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.86%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.94%) Debian
7 1 (0.98%) CentOS
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.10%) Software Engineering
2 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.57%) UML
4 17 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 14 (13.73%) System Testing
6 13 (12.75%) Integration Testing
7 11 (10.78%) Scrum
8 9 (8.82%) OOD
8 9 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.84%) OOP
9 8 (7.84%) OO
9 8 (7.84%) Mobile Marketing
10 7 (6.86%) Web Development
11 6 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.88%) ETL
12 5 (4.90%) Change Management
12 5 (4.90%) TDD
12 5 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (51.96%) C++
2 33 (32.35%) C
3 25 (24.51%) Java
4 21 (20.59%) SQL
5 20 (19.61%) C#
6 19 (18.63%) Python
7 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 13 (12.75%) PHP
9 8 (7.84%) Perl
10 6 (5.88%) VB.NET
10 6 (5.88%) Erlang
11 5 (4.90%) Ruby
12 4 (3.92%) VC++
13 3 (2.94%) VBA
13 3 (2.94%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.98%) Lisp
15 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (73.53%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) ISEB
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) CCNA
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.98%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) IEC 61508
2 6 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Snort
1 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) XenServer
2 1 (0.98%) Firmware
2 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.98%) Nmap
2 1 (0.98%) Xen
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Nagios
2 1 (0.98%) OPNET
2 1 (0.98%) Nessus
2 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) IBM
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle
2 4 (3.92%) HP
2 4 (3.92%) VMware
3 2 (1.96%) Citrix
3 2 (1.96%) Juniper
3 2 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe
4 1 (0.98%) Compuware
4 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.98%) SAP
4 1 (0.98%) Cognos
4 1 (0.98%) BMC
4 1 (0.98%) CA
4 1 (0.98%) Informatica
4 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.98%) Teradata
4 1 (0.98%) Netezza
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