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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 30 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 35 65 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.26% 8.51% 5.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.04% 21.74% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33 61 33
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
194 299 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 34.70% 39.14% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 162 260 193
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +2 27 £34,000 +4.61% 5
Street +3 3 £26,500 -37.64%
Yeovil +3 3 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Taunton - 1 - -
Templecombe - 1 - -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 51 (92.73%) Degree
2 34 (61.82%) Mathematics
3 33 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 31 (56.36%) C#
5 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (49.09%) Software Testing
7 21 (38.18%) C++
8 18 (32.73%) Scrum
8 18 (32.73%) SDLC
9 15 (27.27%) WPF
10 13 (23.64%) Manufacturing
10 13 (23.64%) OO
10 13 (23.64%) C
11 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (20.00%) Windows
12 9 (16.36%) CSS
12 9 (16.36%) MySQL
12 9 (16.36%) HTML
13 8 (14.55%) OOP
13 8 (14.55%) MVC
13 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
14 7 (12.73%) jQuery
14 7 (12.73%) PHP
14 7 (12.73%) .NET
14 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
15 6 (10.91%) UNIX
15 6 (10.91%) Linux
15 6 (10.91%) STL
15 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
1 2 (3.64%) LAN
1 2 (3.64%) WAN
1 2 (3.64%) VPN
1 2 (3.64%) VLAN
1 2 (3.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) MySQL
3 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (23.64%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.27%) Military
3 3 (5.45%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Finance
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) C# Software Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) PHP Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Programmer
4 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Graduate
5 6 (10.91%) Applications Developer
6 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) C++ Programmer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C++ Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.45%) Junior
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) Qt Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) WPF
2 9 (16.36%) CSS
2 9 (16.36%) HTML
3 7 (12.73%) jQuery
3 7 (12.73%) .NET
3 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (10.91%) STL
4 6 (10.91%) OpenGL
4 6 (10.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (10.91%) RESTful
5 4 (7.27%) MFC
5 4 (7.27%) WCF
6 3 (5.45%) HTML5
6 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.45%) Qt
7 2 (3.64%) Flask
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.64%) Web Services
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (3.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (61.82%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.91%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) Photography
5 1 (1.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) UNIX
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (49.09%) Software Testing
4 18 (32.73%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) SDLC
5 13 (23.64%) OO
6 8 (14.55%) OOP
6 8 (14.55%) MVC
7 6 (10.91%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (10.91%) CAD
7 6 (10.91%) PDM
8 3 (5.45%) Signal Processing
9 2 (3.64%) Mobile Development
9 2 (3.64%) Software Delivery
9 2 (3.64%) ERP
9 2 (3.64%) OOD
9 2 (3.64%) Open Source
9 2 (3.64%) Product Management
9 2 (3.64%) Wealth Management
9 2 (3.64%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) C#
2 21 (38.18%) C++
3 13 (23.64%) C
4 7 (12.73%) PHP
5 5 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (3.64%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) Java
7 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (92.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) VMware
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Zend
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