Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 74 77
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3 -23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 69 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.56% 3.04% 2.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.16% 10.44% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 58 33 32
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £21,375
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £52,100
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%

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 402 364 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 32.37% 29.10% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 335 282 317
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,775 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +3 44 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Clevedon - 5 £42,500 -
Yeovil - 4 £37,000 - 1
Portishead - 3 £45,000 -
Taunton +16 2 £38,500 +92.50% 1
Street +9 2 £67,500 +107.69% 1
Frome - 2 - -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 62 (89.86%) Degree
2 39 (56.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
3 26 (37.68%) Linux
4 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
5 22 (31.88%) Web Services
5 22 (31.88%) SQL
6 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (28.99%) HTML
7 20 (28.99%) Java
8 19 (27.54%) OO
8 19 (27.54%) Mathematics
8 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
10 15 (21.74%) MySQL
10 15 (21.74%) TDD
10 15 (21.74%) Finance
10 15 (21.74%) QA
10 15 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (21.74%) SDLC
11 14 (20.29%) NoSQL
11 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
12 13 (18.84%) Scrum
12 13 (18.84%) Docker
13 12 (17.39%) Low Latency
13 12 (17.39%) React
13 12 (17.39%) Unit Testing
13 12 (17.39%) RESTful
13 12 (17.39%) Unix
13 12 (17.39%) Microsoft

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 3 (4.35%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.35%) GitHub
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) MySQL
2 14 (20.29%) NoSQL
2 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.35%) CouchDB
6 3 (4.35%) Redis
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
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%) SQL Server Integration Services
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
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.45%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Electronics
3 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.70%) Banking
5 4 (5.80%) Aerospace
6 3 (4.35%) Games
6 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.35%) Marketing
7 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.45%) Automotive
8 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Developer
2 16 (23.19%) Junior
3 15 (21.74%) Software Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 13 (18.84%) Junior Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Graduate
6 10 (14.49%) Java Developer
7 8 (11.59%) Graduate Developer
7 8 (11.59%) QA Automation Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) QA Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) QA Test Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Software QA Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Test Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Web Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
9 6 (8.70%) Technical Manager
9 6 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) Web Services
2 20 (28.99%) HTML
3 12 (17.39%) React
3 12 (17.39%) RESTful
4 11 (15.94%) JSON
4 11 (15.94%) Node.js
5 10 (14.49%) CSS
5 10 (14.49%) LAMP
6 8 (11.59%) .NET
6 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.70%) Behat
8 5 (7.25%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.25%) HTML5
8 5 (7.25%) Java EE
8 5 (7.25%) jQuery
9 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (5.80%) Qt
9 4 (5.80%) Sass
10 3 (4.35%) Doctrine
10 3 (4.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.80%) User Experience
3 3 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.45%) BBC
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) Fintech
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.68%) Linux
2 12 (17.39%) Unix
3 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.59%) Windows 10
4 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (27.54%) Mathematics
3 19 (27.54%) OO
4 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 15 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (21.74%) SDLC
5 15 (21.74%) TDD
6 13 (18.84%) Scrum
7 12 (17.39%) Low Latency
7 12 (17.39%) Unit Testing
8 11 (15.94%) DevOps
8 11 (15.94%) Microservices
9 10 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (14.49%) Software Delivery
9 10 (14.49%) Software Testing
10 9 (13.04%) Open Source
10 9 (13.04%) Web Development
11 8 (11.59%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
2 22 (31.88%) SQL
3 20 (28.99%) Java
4 9 (13.04%) C#
4 9 (13.04%) C++
5 8 (11.59%) PHP
5 8 (11.59%) Python
5 8 (11.59%) VBScript
6 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.35%) PHP 7
7 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.35%) XPath
8 2 (2.90%) C
8 2 (2.90%) Scala
8 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.45%) ES6
9 1 (1.45%) R
9 1 (1.45%) RPG
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (89.86%) Degree
2 39 (56.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (11.59%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.25%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.90%) HND
6 1 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) 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 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Zend
3 3 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) Murex
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) Syncsort
5 1 (1.45%) VMware