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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 21 38 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.17% 6.07% 11.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.35% 16.89% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 73
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
170 225 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 33.80% 35.94% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 157 182 295
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -4 15 £40,000 +42.85% 2
Street - 3 £30,000 -
Taunton -3 2 £24,250 -22.40%
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 50 (86.21%) Degree
2 37 (63.79%) C#
3 36 (62.07%) Software Engineering
4 35 (60.34%) Mathematics
5 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (46.55%) Manufacturing
6 27 (46.55%) Software Testing
7 26 (44.83%) C++
8 22 (37.93%) C
9 18 (31.03%) WCF
10 16 (27.59%) WPF
11 14 (24.14%) Logistics
11 14 (24.14%) Client/Server
12 11 (18.97%) CAD
13 10 (17.24%) OO
14 9 (15.52%) ITIL
15 8 (13.79%) Windows
16 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
17 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (10.34%) Java
18 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
18 5 (8.62%) HTML
18 5 (8.62%) CSS
18 5 (8.62%) OOA/OOD
18 5 (8.62%) MVC
18 5 (8.62%) VMware
19 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
19 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
19 4 (6.90%) Linux
19 4 (6.90%) .NET

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) DNS
1 2 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Ant
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Maven
2 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 27 (46.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Software Engineer
2 22 (37.93%) C# Software Engineer
3 16 (27.59%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 16 (27.59%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (22.41%) Developer
5 10 (17.24%) Graduate
6 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Programmer
7 3 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.17%) Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.17%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (3.45%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (3.45%) C++ Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) WCF
2 16 (27.59%) WPF
3 5 (8.62%) HTML
3 5 (8.62%) CSS
4 4 (6.90%) .NET
5 3 (5.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (5.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (5.17%) HTML5
5 3 (5.17%) MFC
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.17%) STL
5 3 (5.17%) Web Services
5 3 (5.17%) OpenGL
5 3 (5.17%) Spring
6 2 (3.45%) Java EE
6 2 (3.45%) XML
6 2 (3.45%) JSP
6 2 (3.45%) SOAP
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (60.34%) Mathematics
2 14 (24.14%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.45%) Physics
5 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) iPhone
6 1 (1.72%) Open Source
6 1 (1.72%) iPad
6 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.72%) RIA
6 1 (1.72%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.17%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) UNIX
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Software Engineering
2 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (46.55%) Software Testing
4 14 (24.14%) Logistics
5 11 (18.97%) CAD
6 10 (17.24%) OO
7 9 (15.52%) ITIL
8 5 (8.62%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (8.62%) MVC
9 3 (5.17%) iOS Development
9 3 (5.17%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.17%) MVVM
9 3 (5.17%) Information Security
9 3 (5.17%) PDM
9 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.45%) Scrum
10 2 (3.45%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.45%) Wealth Management
10 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) C#
2 26 (44.83%) C++
3 22 (37.93%) C
4 6 (10.34%) Java
5 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.17%) SQL
7 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.45%) VBScript
7 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (86.21%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) Adobe
4 2 (3.45%) Intel
4 2 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.72%) Google
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