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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 69 77 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 39 15 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.93% 1.41% 3.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.97% 4.63% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 33
Average salary £28,000 £30,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.19% +17.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
435 324 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.68% 30.42% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 361 258 306
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -3 22 £27,500 -8.33% 3
North Wales +6 9 £28,000 -25.33% 2
Mid Wales -3 2 - -
West Wales - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 73 (71.57%) Degree
2 60 (58.82%) C++
3 48 (47.06%) C
3 48 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 33 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 32 (31.37%) HTML
6 30 (29.41%) Windows
6 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (26.47%) Java
8 21 (20.59%) Linux
9 20 (19.61%) .NET
9 20 (19.61%) HTTP
10 19 (18.63%) Python
10 19 (18.63%) UML
10 19 (18.63%) OO
10 19 (18.63%) Internet
11 18 (17.65%) C#
12 17 (16.67%) SQL
13 16 (15.69%) MySQL
13 16 (15.69%) CSS
14 14 (13.73%) Android
15 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
15 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
16 12 (11.76%) Web Application Development
16 12 (11.76%) Relational Database
16 12 (11.76%) XML
16 12 (11.76%) PHP
16 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
16 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (2.94%) Apache
2 2 (1.96%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.98%) Node.js
3 1 (0.98%) WordPress
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
2 1 (0.98%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) PaaS
2 3 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.61%) HTTP
2 19 (18.63%) Internet
3 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.82%) DVB
5 5 (4.90%) RFID
6 3 (2.94%) tcpdump
6 3 (2.94%) SSL
7 2 (1.96%) Intranet
7 2 (1.96%) LAN
7 2 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.96%) Network Security
8 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.98%) DNS
8 1 (0.98%) DHCP
8 1 (0.98%) FTP
8 1 (0.98%) VoIP
8 1 (0.98%) SAN
8 1 (0.98%) Firewall
8 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) MySQL
2 12 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.86%) Big Data
5 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.96%) MS Access
6 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.98%) QlikView
7 1 (0.98%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.98%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) JIRA
2 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.90%) MSI
2 5 (4.90%) WiX
3 4 (3.92%) GCC
4 3 (2.94%) GDB
4 3 (2.94%) Subversion
4 3 (2.94%) Automake
5 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.98%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (10.78%) Electronics
2 10 (9.80%) Aerospace
3 8 (7.84%) Advertising
3 8 (7.84%) Marketing
3 8 (7.84%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.90%) Finance
5 3 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Military
7 1 (0.98%) Games
7 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (31.37%) Developer
2 30 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 21 (20.59%) Software Developer
4 18 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
5 15 (14.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 15 (14.71%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (12.75%) C++ Developer
7 12 (11.76%) Graduate
8 9 (8.82%) Architect
9 8 (7.84%) C++ Software Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Team Leader
11 6 (5.88%) Junior
11 6 (5.88%) Senior Architect
12 5 (4.90%) Software Manager
12 5 (4.90%) Senior Software Architect
12 5 (4.90%) Software Development Manager
12 5 (4.90%) Graduate Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Development Manager
12 5 (4.90%) Analyst
12 5 (4.90%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.37%) HTML
2 20 (19.61%) .NET
3 16 (15.69%) CSS
4 12 (11.76%) XML
4 12 (11.76%) HTML5
5 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.88%) WebKit
6 6 (5.88%) Web Services
6 6 (5.88%) SOAP
6 6 (5.88%) Ajax
7 5 (4.90%) Qt
7 5 (4.90%) OpenGL
7 5 (4.90%) REST
8 4 (3.92%) STL
8 4 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (2.94%) Pthreads
9 3 (2.94%) POSIX
9 3 (2.94%) GStreamer
10 2 (1.96%) CSS3
10 2 (1.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Over-the-Top Content
3 8 (7.84%) DTV
3 8 (7.84%) GIS
4 6 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 6 (5.88%) Streaming Video
4 6 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.88%) iPad
4 6 (5.88%) Video on Demand
4 6 (5.88%) iPhone
5 5 (4.90%) Web 2.0
5 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.92%) IPTV
6 4 (3.92%) Physics
7 3 (2.94%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.94%) Economics
7 3 (2.94%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) Windows
2 21 (20.59%) Linux
3 14 (13.73%) Android
4 12 (11.76%) Mac OS
5 11 (10.78%) Apple iOS
5 11 (10.78%) UNIX
6 6 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.63%) UML
3 19 (18.63%) OO
4 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 12 (11.76%) Web Application Development
4 12 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 11 (10.78%) System Testing
5 11 (10.78%) OOD
6 10 (9.80%) Configuration Management
6 10 (9.80%) Integration Testing
7 9 (8.82%) Web Development
7 9 (8.82%) OOP
7 9 (8.82%) DRM
7 9 (8.82%) Coaching
8 8 (7.84%) Mobile Marketing
8 8 (7.84%) Scrum
8 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (58.82%) C++
2 48 (47.06%) C
3 33 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 27 (26.47%) Java
5 19 (18.63%) Python
6 18 (17.65%) C#
7 17 (16.67%) SQL
8 12 (11.76%) PHP
9 9 (8.82%) Perl
10 8 (7.84%) Ruby
11 6 (5.88%) Objective-C
11 6 (5.88%) Embedded C
12 5 (4.90%) Embedded C++
13 4 (3.92%) VC++
13 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.92%) Erlang
14 3 (2.94%) VBA
15 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (71.57%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) ISEB
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) CCENT
4 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) PMP
4 1 (0.98%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) IEC 61508
2 8 (7.84%) QA
3 5 (4.90%) GAMP
4 2 (1.96%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Firmware
2 3 (2.94%) Snort
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (0.98%) WSUS
1 1 (0.98%) OpenView
1 1 (0.98%) Nagios
1 1 (0.98%) OPNET
1 1 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) Perforce
3 6 (5.88%) Apple
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle
5 3 (2.94%) SAP
5 3 (2.94%) IBM
5 3 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (1.96%) VMware
6 2 (1.96%) Juniper
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.98%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.98%) F5
7 1 (0.98%) Zend
7 1 (0.98%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.98%) NetScout
7 1 (0.98%) Netezza
7 1 (0.98%) Teradata
7 1 (0.98%) Citrix
7 1 (0.98%) Compuware
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