Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 58 74
Rank change year-on-year +28 +16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 64 56 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.47% 4.33% 3.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.32% 12.12% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 39
Somerset median annual salary £27,500 £28,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -17.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,575 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,375 £58,250
South West median annual salary £41,000 £37,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.61% -11.18% +21.43%

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 315 462 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 36.76% 35.76% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 261 352 343
Somerset median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,625 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 +34 30 £27,750 +0.91% 4
Wells - 8 £33,750 -
Portishead +3 7 £27,000 -25.52%
Taunton +2 3 £37,000 -3.90%
Yeovil -7 3 £57,500 +55.41% 1
Clevedon +5 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Bridgwater - 2 - - 1
Axbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 57 (89.06%) Degree
2 32 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (43.75%) Mathematics
3 28 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (39.06%) C#
5 22 (34.38%) Web Development
6 21 (32.81%) C++
6 21 (32.81%) OO
7 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
8 15 (23.44%) Scrum
8 15 (23.44%) Linux
8 15 (23.44%) Visualisation
9 14 (21.88%) Java
9 14 (21.88%) .NET
10 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
10 13 (20.31%) Windows
10 13 (20.31%) Games
10 13 (20.31%) Test Automation
10 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (18.75%) Android
11 12 (18.75%) TDD
11 12 (18.75%) Physics
12 11 (17.19%) Manufacturing
12 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (17.19%) Mobile Development
13 10 (15.63%) SQL
14 9 (14.06%) PHP
14 9 (14.06%) Python

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 7 (10.94%) CMS
1 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.94%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.69%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (10.94%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (3.13%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.94%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) DHCP
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
1 2 (3.13%) SSH
1 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) phpMyAdmin
3 5 (7.81%) Big Data
4 4 (6.25%) CouchDB
5 3 (4.69%) GIS
6 2 (3.13%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (1.56%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) Selenium
3 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.13%) JIRA
3 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (20.31%) Games
2 11 (17.19%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.38%) Marketing
4 5 (7.81%) Electronics
4 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.25%) Finance
6 2 (3.13%) Banking
6 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.56%) Automotive
7 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Developer
2 32 (50.00%) Graduate
3 23 (35.94%) Software Developer
4 21 (32.81%) Graduate Developer
5 20 (31.25%) Graduate Software Developer
6 12 (18.75%) Software Engineer
7 11 (17.19%) Analyst
8 9 (14.06%) Graduate Analyst
9 8 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (10.94%) Consultant
10 7 (10.94%) Graduate Consultant
10 7 (10.94%) Graduate Software Consultant
10 7 (10.94%) Software Consultant
10 7 (10.94%) Web Developer
11 6 (9.38%) Analyst Programmer
11 6 (9.38%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
11 6 (9.38%) Graduate Programmer
11 6 (9.38%) Programmer
12 5 (7.81%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) .NET
2 9 (14.06%) RESTful
3 8 (12.50%) CSS
3 8 (12.50%) jQuery
3 8 (12.50%) JSON
3 8 (12.50%) React
4 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (10.94%) LAMP
4 7 (10.94%) Redux
5 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.25%) SOAP
7 3 (4.69%) HTML
8 2 (3.13%) JDBC
8 2 (3.13%) JMS
8 2 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (3.13%) REST
8 2 (3.13%) XML
9 1 (1.56%) Node.js
9 1 (1.56%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Industry 4.0
2 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Linux
2 13 (20.31%) Windows
3 12 (18.75%) Android
4 7 (10.94%) Apple iOS
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) Debian
6 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) Mathematics
3 22 (34.38%) Web Development
4 21 (32.81%) OO
5 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 15 (23.44%) Scrum
6 15 (23.44%) Visualisation
7 13 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (20.31%) Test Automation
8 12 (18.75%) Physics
8 12 (18.75%) TDD
9 11 (17.19%) Mobile Development
10 9 (14.06%) CRM
11 8 (12.50%) Human Factors
11 8 (12.50%) Kanban
12 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
12 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
12 7 (10.94%) MVC
12 7 (10.94%) OOP
12 7 (10.94%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (39.06%) C#
3 21 (32.81%) C++
4 14 (21.88%) Java
5 10 (15.63%) SQL
6 9 (14.06%) PHP
6 9 (14.06%) Python
7 6 (9.38%) Apple Swift
8 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.81%) Scala
9 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.13%) Go
10 2 (3.13%) Perl
11 1 (1.56%) Ada
11 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.56%) C
11 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 57 (89.06%) Degree
2 28 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (9.38%) PhD
4 5 (7.81%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (4.69%) CCNA
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.13%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.56%) ISEB
7 1 (1.56%) MCP
7 1 (1.56%) MCSE
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.56%) GDPR
2 1 (1.56%) MISRA
2 1 (1.56%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) Xen
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) Docker
3 2 (3.13%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) KVM
3 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Ansible
1 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) VMware
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco
3 3 (4.69%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) Cognizant
4 2 (3.13%) Veritas
5 1 (1.56%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) EMC
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) NetApp