Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 75 75
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 -24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 69 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.18% 3.27% 2.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.44% 11.89% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 30
Somerset median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% - +1.45%
10th Percentile £23,600 £21,250 £22,150
90th Percentile £48,250 £50,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% +7.69%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 447 370 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 33.53% 27.49% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 347 304 305
Somerset median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,100 £25,813 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,435
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science 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 in Somerset.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Somerset

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Somerset over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Somerset

Computer Science
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +13 41 £27,500 - 1
Yeovil - 6 £37,000 -
Clevedon - 5 £42,500 -
Taunton +18 3 £38,500 +92.50%
Street +7 2 £50,000 +53.85%
Frome - 2 - -
Portishead - 2 £36,250 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 59 (85.51%) Degree
2 32 (46.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (40.58%) JavaScript
4 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (36.23%) Software Engineering
5 24 (34.78%) Mathematics
5 24 (34.78%) Linux
6 21 (30.43%) HTML
6 21 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (27.54%) Java
8 18 (26.09%) OO
9 17 (24.64%) SQL
10 16 (23.19%) Web Services
11 15 (21.74%) NoSQL
11 15 (21.74%) TDD
12 14 (20.29%) C++
12 14 (20.29%) Finance
13 13 (18.84%) Scrum
13 13 (18.84%) MySQL
13 13 (18.84%) Docker
14 12 (17.39%) React
14 12 (17.39%) CSS
14 12 (17.39%) Electronics
14 12 (17.39%) JSON
14 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
15 11 (15.94%) RESTful
15 11 (15.94%) Unit Testing
15 11 (15.94%) Node.js
15 11 (15.94%) Unix
15 11 (15.94%) SQL Server

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.49%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) GitHub
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Skype
2 1 (1.45%) BGP
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) HSRP
2 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) OSPF
2 1 (1.45%) PPP
2 1 (1.45%) SMS
2 1 (1.45%) SNMP
2 1 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) VoIP
2 1 (1.45%) VPN
2 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 13 (18.84%) MySQL
3 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.80%) CouchDB
5 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.35%) Power BI
6 3 (4.35%) QlikView
6 3 (4.35%) Redis
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) GIS
7 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.45%) OLTP
7 1 (1.45%) SSDT
7 1 (1.45%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.80%) gulp
3 4 (5.80%) Subversion
4 3 (4.35%) Codeception
4 3 (4.35%) Grunt
4 3 (4.35%) PHPUnit
4 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.45%) tSQLt
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Electronics
3 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
5 6 (8.70%) Aerospace
6 4 (5.80%) Banking
6 4 (5.80%) Marketing
7 3 (4.35%) Games
8 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.45%) Automotive
9 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.45%) Law
9 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) Software Engineer
3 18 (26.09%) Junior
3 18 (26.09%) Software Developer
4 14 (20.29%) Junior Developer
5 13 (18.84%) Graduate
6 10 (14.49%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Graduate Developer
7 9 (13.04%) Web Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Java Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (8.70%) C++ Developer
9 6 (8.70%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) Graduate Software Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Graduate Java Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Junior Web Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Technical Manager
11 4 (5.80%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) HTML
2 16 (23.19%) Web Services
3 12 (17.39%) CSS
3 12 (17.39%) JSON
3 12 (17.39%) React
4 11 (15.94%) Node.js
4 11 (15.94%) RESTful
5 10 (14.49%) .NET
6 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.70%) Behat
7 6 (8.70%) Qt
8 5 (7.25%) HTML5
9 4 (5.80%) jQuery
9 4 (5.80%) LAMP
9 4 (5.80%) REST
9 4 (5.80%) Sass
10 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.35%) Doctrine
10 3 (4.35%) Hibernate
10 3 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Algorithms
1 5 (7.25%) User Experience
2 3 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.35%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.45%) BBC
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Linux
2 11 (15.94%) Unix
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) CentOS
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (36.23%) Software Engineering
2 24 (34.78%) Mathematics
3 21 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (26.09%) OO
5 15 (21.74%) TDD
6 13 (18.84%) Scrum
7 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 11 (15.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (15.94%) DevOps
8 11 (15.94%) Microservices
8 11 (15.94%) Unit Testing
9 10 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (14.49%) Software Delivery
9 10 (14.49%) Web Development
10 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (13.04%) Open Source
11 8 (11.59%) Low Latency
12 7 (10.14%) SDLC
13 6 (8.70%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.58%) JavaScript
2 19 (27.54%) Java
3 17 (24.64%) SQL
4 14 (20.29%) C++
5 10 (14.49%) PHP
5 10 (14.49%) Python
6 9 (13.04%) C#
7 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.35%) C
8 3 (4.35%) PHP 7
8 3 (4.35%) XPath
9 2 (2.90%) R
9 2 (2.90%) RPG
9 2 (2.90%) Scala
9 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.90%) VBScript
10 1 (1.45%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (85.51%) Degree
2 32 (46.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.35%) HND
3 3 (4.35%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.45%) CCIE
5 1 (1.45%) CCMSE
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) CCSA
5 1 (1.45%) CCSE
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Zend
3 4 (5.80%) SAP
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) CA
5 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) F5
5 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) Juniper
5 1 (1.45%) Murex
5 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) RedGate
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.45%) VMware