Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 92 66
Rank change year-on-year +32 -26 -24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 46 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.08% 1.79% 3.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.40% 4.71% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 39
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -22.08% +18.46%
10th Percentile £31,500 £16,250 £22,900
90th Percentile £57,500 £41,750 £59,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +14.29%

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 371 488 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 32.92% 37.89% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 308 333 375
Somerset median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,043 £24,033 £24,658
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +13 30 £40,000 +68.42% 5
Taunton - 7 £37,250 -
Clevedon - 3 £57,500 -
Wells 0 2 £48,750 - 1
Street +7 1 £67,500 -10.00%
Yeovil - 1 £37,000 -
Portishead - 1 £45,000 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 42 (91.30%) Degree
2 29 (63.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
4 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (36.96%) SDLC
5 16 (34.78%) QA
5 16 (34.78%) Web Services
6 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.26%) SQL
8 12 (26.09%) C++
8 12 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (23.91%) Low Latency
9 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
9 11 (23.91%) OO
10 10 (21.74%) Windows
10 10 (21.74%) Linux
10 10 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (21.74%) HTML
10 10 (21.74%) Scrum
10 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
11 9 (19.57%) Finance
11 9 (19.57%) C#
11 9 (19.57%) MySQL
12 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
12 8 (17.39%) Defect Management
12 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
12 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
12 8 (17.39%) Decision-Making
12 8 (17.39%) VBScript

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 2 (4.35%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) MySQL
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.70%) GIS
6 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.17%) Big Data
7 1 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.17%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) JSUnit
1 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) gulp
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Electronics
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.17%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Developer
1 12 (26.09%) Software Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) QA Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) QA Test Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Test Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) QA Automation Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Software QA Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Software Test Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Technical Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Technical Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Technical Services Manager
5 5 (10.87%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior QA Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) Web Services
2 10 (21.74%) HTML
3 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
3 8 (17.39%) LAMP
4 7 (15.22%) .NET
4 7 (15.22%) RESTful
5 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
5 6 (13.04%) HTML5
5 6 (13.04%) jQuery
6 5 (10.87%) ADO.NET
6 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.87%) Code First Entity Framework
6 5 (10.87%) CSS
7 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.52%) Java EE
7 3 (6.52%) React
8 2 (4.35%) Node.js
8 2 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.17%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Robotics
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) SDLC
3 12 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (23.91%) Low Latency
4 11 (23.91%) OO
5 10 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (21.74%) Scrum
5 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 8 (17.39%) Decision-Making
6 8 (17.39%) Defect Management
6 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 8 (17.39%) Load Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (15.22%) Mathematics
7 7 (15.22%) MVC
7 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) C++
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) C#
5 8 (17.39%) Java
5 8 (17.39%) VBScript
6 3 (6.52%) Python
6 3 (6.52%) Scala
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) R
8 1 (2.17%) ES6
8 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (91.30%) Degree
2 29 (63.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (17.39%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.52%) Master's Degree
5 2 (4.35%) CIPD
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Syncsort
3 1 (2.17%) SAP