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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 60 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 13 42 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.13% 5.56% 6.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.03% 16.09% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 35
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,100 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
144 261 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 23.61% 34.52% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 124 210 178
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 9 £40,000 +31.14% 4
Taunton +6 1 £40,000 - 1
Yeovil -16 1 £32,500 +12.06% 1
Glastonbury - 1 £26,500 -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (97.96%) Degree
2 31 (63.27%) Mathematics
3 30 (61.22%) Software Engineering
4 23 (46.94%) C#
5 22 (44.90%) C++
5 22 (44.90%) Software Testing
5 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (36.73%) Scrum
7 13 (26.53%) WPF
7 13 (26.53%) Windows
7 13 (26.53%) SDLC
8 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.41%) Java
8 10 (20.41%) OO
9 9 (18.37%) PHP
10 8 (16.33%) C
10 8 (16.33%) Manufacturing
10 8 (16.33%) RESTful
11 7 (14.29%) MySQL
11 7 (14.29%) User Experience
12 6 (12.24%) .NET
13 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
13 5 (10.20%) Military
13 5 (10.20%) CSS
13 5 (10.20%) SQL
13 5 (10.20%) HTML
13 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
13 5 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (10.20%) Android
13 5 (10.20%) Spring

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
1 1 (2.04%) VPN
1 1 (2.04%) SAN
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) Wireless
1 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.04%) eggPlant
3 1 (2.04%) Xcode
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 8 (16.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.20%) Military
2 5 (10.20%) Marketing
3 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Software Engineer
2 19 (38.78%) Developer
3 15 (30.61%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (22.45%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Programmer
6 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.20%) PHP Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C++ Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C++ Programmer
9 2 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Qt Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Qt Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Graduate
9 2 (4.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) WPF
2 8 (16.33%) RESTful
3 6 (12.24%) .NET
4 5 (10.20%) HTML
4 5 (10.20%) CSS
4 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
4 5 (10.20%) Spring
4 5 (10.20%) jQuery
4 5 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (8.16%) Qt
5 4 (8.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (8.16%) STL
5 4 (8.16%) OpenGL
6 3 (6.12%) XML
6 3 (6.12%) XSLT
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) Sass
7 2 (4.08%) Zend Framework
7 2 (4.08%) WCF
7 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (63.27%) Mathematics
2 7 (14.29%) User Experience
3 4 (8.16%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) GIS
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Physics
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Android
2 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Software Engineering
2 22 (44.90%) Software Testing
2 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) Scrum
4 13 (26.53%) SDLC
5 10 (20.41%) OO
6 5 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (8.16%) PDM
7 4 (8.16%) CAD
7 4 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (8.16%) Signal Processing
8 3 (6.12%) Product Management
8 3 (6.12%) MVC
8 3 (6.12%) ERP
8 3 (6.12%) OOP
9 2 (4.08%) OOD
10 1 (2.04%) ITIL
10 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.04%) Change Management
10 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) C#
2 22 (44.90%) C++
3 10 (20.41%) Java
4 9 (18.37%) PHP
5 8 (16.33%) C
6 5 (10.20%) SQL
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.04%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) VBA
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (97.96%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Zend
3 1 (2.04%) Mapinfo
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
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