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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 99 67
Rank change year-on-year +47 -32 -16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 41 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.08% 1.58% 3.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.39% 4.23% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 34
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £25,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -42.86% +28.68%
10th Percentile £27,000 £16,250 £27,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £61,250
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +26.87%

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 331 496 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 32.97% 37.38% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 277 333 359
Somerset median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,900 £24,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £59,250 £72,000 £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 June 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 June 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 +17 16 £41,250 +135.71% 3
Taunton +14 10 £37,000 +23.33%
Wells - 4 £50,000 - 1
Yeovil - 3 £57,500 -
Portishead - 3 £27,000 - 1
Clevedon - 1 £50,000 -
Axbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 36 (87.80%) Degree
2 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (53.66%) Software Engineering
4 18 (43.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (41.46%) C++
6 14 (34.15%) C#
6 14 (34.15%) OO
6 14 (34.15%) Mathematics
7 13 (31.71%) Scrum
7 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
8 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
9 10 (24.39%) .NET
9 10 (24.39%) jQuery
9 10 (24.39%) SDLC
10 9 (21.95%) RESTful
10 9 (21.95%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (21.95%) TDD
10 9 (21.95%) Linux
11 8 (19.51%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (19.51%) HTML
11 8 (19.51%) MVC
11 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (17.07%) Java
12 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
12 7 (17.07%) Web Services
12 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
13 6 (14.63%) QA
13 6 (14.63%) Web Development
13 6 (14.63%) Windows
13 6 (14.63%) GIS

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 5 (12.20%) ArcGIS
2 3 (7.32%) CMS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DHCP
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) SSH
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) GIS
3 3 (7.32%) Big Data
3 3 (7.32%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.44%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JSUnit
1 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (12.20%) Games
1 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Software Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Developer
3 9 (21.95%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Graduate
4 7 (17.07%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Graduate Software Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) GIS Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Graduate Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Graduate Software Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Product Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Product Owner
6 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Requirements Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Software Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
1 10 (24.39%) jQuery
2 9 (21.95%) RESTful
3 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (19.51%) HTML
4 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
4 7 (17.07%) Web Services
5 5 (12.20%) ADO.NET
5 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.20%) Code First Entity Framework
5 5 (12.20%) Entity Framework
5 5 (12.20%) HTML5
6 3 (7.32%) Redux
7 2 (4.88%) CSS
7 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.88%) Java EE
7 2 (4.88%) JSON
7 2 (4.88%) LAMP
7 2 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Unix
4 3 (7.32%) Android
4 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Software Engineering
3 14 (34.15%) Mathematics
3 14 (34.15%) OO
4 13 (31.71%) Scrum
5 10 (24.39%) SDLC
6 9 (21.95%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (21.95%) TDD
7 8 (19.51%) MVC
7 8 (19.51%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Web Development
10 5 (12.20%) BDD
10 5 (12.20%) Capacity Management
10 5 (12.20%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (12.20%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 5 (12.20%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (9.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) C++
2 14 (34.15%) C#
3 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) Python
7 2 (4.88%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.88%) VBScript
8 1 (2.44%) Ada
8 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.44%) Go
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) R
8 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (87.80%) Degree
2 18 (43.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) CIPD
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.88%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.44%) MISRA
2 1 (2.44%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
1 1 (2.44%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.44%) KVM
1 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Syncsort
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) VMware