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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 24 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 42 36 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.58% 6.69% 3.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.60% 20.45% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 17
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% +3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
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
178 176 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 23.64% 32.71% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 137 145 188
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,300 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -13 22 £30,500 +22.00% 6
Street -4 6 £45,000 +63.63%
Yeovil - 5 £29,000 - 1
Taunton -8 3 - -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 94 (87.85%) Degree
2 57 (53.27%) Software Engineering
3 45 (42.06%) Java
4 41 (38.32%) C#
5 39 (36.45%) C++
6 38 (35.51%) Mathematics
7 35 (32.71%) C
8 30 (28.04%) JavaScript
8 30 (28.04%) Windows
9 28 (26.17%) HTML
10 26 (24.30%) CAD
11 23 (21.50%) Python
12 22 (20.56%) Linux
12 22 (20.56%) Software Testing
12 22 (20.56%) Manufacturing
13 21 (19.63%) Spring
14 20 (18.69%) OO
15 19 (17.76%) CSS
15 19 (17.76%) XML
16 16 (14.95%) MySQL
17 14 (13.08%) Finance
18 13 (12.15%) ITIL
18 13 (12.15%) .NET
19 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
20 11 (10.28%) Debian
20 11 (10.28%) Perl
20 11 (10.28%) SC Cleared
20 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
20 11 (10.28%) Open Source
21 10 (9.35%) HTML5

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.61%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.67%) IIS
2 5 (4.67%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) Internet
2 7 (6.54%) HTTP
3 3 (2.80%) DHCP
3 3 (2.80%) DNS
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
4 1 (0.93%) Firewall
4 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) MySQL
2 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.67%) CouchDB
4 2 (1.87%) Redis
4 2 (1.87%) Big Data
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.80%) JUnit
General
1 22 (20.56%) Manufacturing
2 14 (13.08%) Finance
3 6 (5.61%) Publishing
3 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 52 (48.60%) Software Engineer
2 49 (45.79%) Developer
3 21 (19.63%) Java Developer
4 18 (16.82%) Web Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Junior
5 15 (14.02%) Graduate
6 10 (9.35%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) Junior Software Engineer
7 9 (8.41%) Junior Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Java Web Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Junior Software Developer
9 5 (4.67%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Programmer
10 4 (3.74%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Web Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.17%) HTML
2 21 (19.63%) Spring
3 19 (17.76%) XML
3 19 (17.76%) CSS
4 13 (12.15%) .NET
5 10 (9.35%) HTML5
6 8 (7.48%) jQuery
6 8 (7.48%) J2SE
7 7 (6.54%) Hibernate
7 7 (6.54%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (6.54%) J2EE
7 7 (6.54%) JSF
8 6 (5.61%) FreeMarker
8 6 (5.61%) XSL
8 6 (5.61%) XSLT
9 5 (4.67%) XHTML
10 4 (3.74%) Django
10 4 (3.74%) Ajax
11 3 (2.80%) CSS3
11 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (35.51%) Mathematics
2 11 (10.28%) Open Source
3 7 (6.54%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.61%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.74%) Spread Betting
6 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.04%) Windows
2 22 (20.56%) Linux
3 11 (10.28%) Debian
4 5 (4.67%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.67%) Android
4 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (53.27%) Software Engineering
2 26 (24.30%) CAD
3 22 (20.56%) Software Testing
4 20 (18.69%) OO
5 13 (12.15%) ITIL
6 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.48%) TDD
7 8 (7.48%) OOD
7 8 (7.48%) Data Analytics
7 8 (7.48%) Analytics
8 7 (6.54%) MVC
9 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.67%) Web Development
10 4 (3.74%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.74%) Information Security
10 4 (3.74%) Service Management
10 4 (3.74%) ITSM
10 4 (3.74%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.74%) Android Development
10 4 (3.74%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.06%) Java
2 41 (38.32%) C#
3 39 (36.45%) C++
4 35 (32.71%) C
5 30 (28.04%) JavaScript
6 23 (21.50%) Python
7 11 (10.28%) Perl
8 10 (9.35%) PHP
8 10 (9.35%) SQL
9 7 (6.54%) Ruby
10 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.61%) Objective-C
11 5 (4.67%) CFML
11 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.74%) PHP5
13 3 (2.80%) VBScript
14 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (87.85%) Degree
2 11 (10.28%) SC Cleared
2 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.54%) PhD
4 5 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle
2 6 (5.61%) JBoss
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) VMware
3 4 (3.74%) ServiceNow
3 4 (3.74%) Cisco
4 3 (2.80%) Intel
5 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.93%) Zend
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter
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