The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 40 38 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.21% 5.56% 5.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.14% 14.29% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 36
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Computer Science
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
209 266 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 37.66% 38.89% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 177 216 234
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Somerset region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Somerset

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Somerset

Computer Science
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Bath +5 31 £34,000 +4.61% 5
Street +1 5 £26,500 -11.66%
Yeovil +5 2 £26,500 -11.66%
Taunton - 1 - - 1
Templecombe - 1 - -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 56 (91.80%) Degree
2 37 (60.66%) Software Engineering
3 36 (59.02%) Mathematics
3 36 (59.02%) C#
4 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (47.54%) Software Testing
6 22 (36.07%) C++
7 18 (29.51%) Manufacturing
8 17 (27.87%) Scrum
9 16 (26.23%) OO
10 15 (24.59%) WPF
11 13 (21.31%) C
12 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
13 11 (18.03%) HTML
14 10 (16.39%) Windows
15 9 (14.75%) CSS
16 8 (13.11%) OOP
16 8 (13.11%) OOA/OOD
16 8 (13.11%) MySQL
16 8 (13.11%) WCF
17 7 (11.48%) jQuery
17 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
17 7 (11.48%) .NET
17 7 (11.48%) PHP
17 7 (11.48%) UNIX
17 7 (11.48%) Linux
17 7 (11.48%) MVC
17 7 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 6 (9.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 6 (9.84%) CAD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) LAN
1 2 (3.28%) WAN
1 2 (3.28%) VPN
1 2 (3.28%) SAN
1 2 (3.28%) Firewall
1 2 (3.28%) Wireless
1 2 (3.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) MySQL
3 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 18 (29.51%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.92%) Military
2 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Software Engineer
2 21 (34.43%) C# Software Engineer
3 20 (32.79%) Developer
4 10 (16.39%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Graduate
7 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Programmer
8 6 (9.84%) PHP Developer
9 5 (8.20%) C++ Programmer
9 5 (8.20%) Applications Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Junior
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Analyst Programmer
11 3 (4.92%) C++ Analyst Programmer
11 3 (4.92%) Junior Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) WPF
2 11 (18.03%) HTML
3 9 (14.75%) CSS
4 8 (13.11%) WCF
5 7 (11.48%) jQuery
5 7 (11.48%) .NET
5 7 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (9.84%) STL
6 6 (9.84%) OpenGL
6 6 (9.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (8.20%) RESTful
7 5 (8.20%) HTML5
8 4 (6.56%) MFC
9 3 (4.92%) Web Services
9 3 (4.92%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (3.28%) Flask
10 2 (3.28%) CSS3
10 2 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (59.02%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.84%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.92%) User Experience
5 2 (3.28%) Photography
5 2 (3.28%) Open Source
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
6 1 (1.64%) Physics
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) UNIX
3 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Software Engineering
2 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (47.54%) Software Testing
4 17 (27.87%) Scrum
5 16 (26.23%) OO
6 8 (13.11%) OOP
6 8 (13.11%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (11.48%) MVC
8 6 (9.84%) PDM
8 6 (9.84%) CAD
9 3 (4.92%) Logistics
10 2 (3.28%) ERP
10 2 (3.28%) OOD
10 2 (3.28%) Wealth Management
10 2 (3.28%) Product Management
10 2 (3.28%) Signal Processing
10 2 (3.28%) iOS Development
10 2 (3.28%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.28%) Software Delivery
11 1 (1.64%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) C#
2 22 (36.07%) C++
3 13 (21.31%) C
4 7 (11.48%) PHP
5 5 (8.20%) SQL
6 3 (4.92%) Java
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.28%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.64%) VBA
8 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (91.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Apple
2 2 (3.28%) VMware
3 1 (1.64%) Zend
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe
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