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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 37 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.83% 6.08% 3.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.60% 14.86% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 23
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -9.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,200 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
272 222 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 35.51% 40.88% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 205 192 229
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
Bath -14 24 £32,500 +30.00% 6
Yeovil - 4 £29,000 -
Taunton -3 3 - -
Street -9 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 92 (87.62%) Degree
2 59 (56.19%) Software Engineering
3 44 (41.90%) C#
4 43 (40.95%) Java
4 43 (40.95%) Mathematics
5 42 (40.00%) C++
6 38 (36.19%) C
7 29 (27.62%) Windows
8 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 26 (24.76%) Manufacturing
9 26 (24.76%) Software Testing
10 25 (23.81%) HTML
10 25 (23.81%) CAD
11 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (20.95%) Linux
12 22 (20.95%) Python
13 19 (18.10%) Spring
14 18 (17.14%) OO
15 17 (16.19%) CSS
16 16 (15.24%) MySQL
16 16 (15.24%) XML
17 14 (13.33%) Finance
18 13 (12.38%) ITIL
19 12 (11.43%) .NET
20 11 (10.48%) Perl
20 11 (10.48%) SQL
20 11 (10.48%) Debian
20 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
20 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
20 11 (10.48%) Open Source

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.76%) IIS
2 5 (4.76%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) Internet
2 7 (6.67%) HTTP
3 3 (2.86%) DHCP
3 3 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.95%) VPN
4 1 (0.95%) Firewall
4 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) MySQL
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.76%) CouchDB
4 2 (1.90%) Redis
4 2 (1.90%) Big Data
4 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 26 (24.76%) Manufacturing
2 14 (13.33%) Finance
3 6 (5.71%) Publishing
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 55 (52.38%) Software Engineer
2 43 (40.95%) Developer
3 19 (18.10%) Java Developer
4 17 (16.19%) Graduate
5 16 (15.24%) Web Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Junior
7 11 (10.48%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (8.57%) Junior Software Engineer
9 8 (7.62%) Junior Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) Java Web Developer
11 6 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) Programmer
12 5 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
13 4 (3.81%) Web Engineer
13 4 (3.81%) Service Analyst
13 4 (3.81%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.81%) HTML
2 19 (18.10%) Spring
3 17 (16.19%) CSS
4 16 (15.24%) XML
5 12 (11.43%) .NET
6 8 (7.62%) J2SE
6 8 (7.62%) HTML5
7 7 (6.67%) JSF
7 7 (6.67%) J2EE
8 6 (5.71%) XSL
8 6 (5.71%) XSLT
8 6 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (5.71%) WCF
8 6 (5.71%) WPF
8 6 (5.71%) FreeMarker
8 6 (5.71%) jQuery
9 5 (4.76%) XHTML
10 4 (3.81%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.86%) JSON
11 3 (2.86%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 43 (40.95%) Mathematics
2 11 (10.48%) Open Source
3 7 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.71%) Digital Media
4 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.81%) Spread Betting
6 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.86%) User Experience
7 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.95%) Physics
8 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.62%) Windows
2 22 (20.95%) Linux
3 11 (10.48%) Debian
4 5 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.76%) Android
4 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.19%) Software Engineering
2 26 (24.76%) Software Testing
3 25 (23.81%) CAD
4 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (17.14%) OO
6 13 (12.38%) ITIL
7 8 (7.62%) TDD
7 8 (7.62%) Data Analytics
7 8 (7.62%) Analytics
8 7 (6.67%) MVC
9 6 (5.71%) Logistics
9 6 (5.71%) OOD
10 5 (4.76%) Web Development
10 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.81%) Service Management
11 4 (3.81%) ITSM
11 4 (3.81%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.81%) Information Security
11 4 (3.81%) Android Development
11 4 (3.81%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.90%) C#
2 43 (40.95%) Java
3 42 (40.00%) C++
4 38 (36.19%) C
5 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 22 (20.95%) Python
7 11 (10.48%) Perl
7 11 (10.48%) SQL
8 10 (9.52%) PHP
9 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.71%) Objective-C
9 6 (5.71%) Ruby
10 5 (4.76%) CFML
10 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.81%) PHP5
12 3 (2.86%) VBScript
13 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (87.62%) Degree
2 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
2 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.67%) PhD
4 5 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.95%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Oracle
2 6 (5.71%) JBoss
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) VMware
3 4 (3.81%) ServiceNow
3 4 (3.81%) Cisco
4 3 (2.86%) Intel
5 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.95%) Zend
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