Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 61 94
Rank change year-on-year -24 +33 -32
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 19 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.82% 3.94% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 4.30% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 18
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -22.08%
10th Percentile £22,150 £31,500 £16,250
90th Percentile £44,250 £57,500 £41,750
South West median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +3.90%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 943 1,023 1,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.15% 91.50% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 646 871 909
Somerset median annual salary £42,015 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.04% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,375 £27,197 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 -10 8 £27,500 -31.25% 5
Clevedon +5 4 £35,000 -39.13%
Bridgwater - 2 - -
Wincanton - 2 £35,000 -
Street -1 1 - -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £27,000 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 18 (94.74%) Degree
2 12 (63.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) HND
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (21.05%) Python
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) VBA
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (15.79%) C++
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
8 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
1 2 (10.53%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Junior
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Graduate
4 3 (15.79%) Lead .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Lead C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Python Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (10.53%) Industry 4.0
1 2 (10.53%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Debian
2 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Business Development
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Physics
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) VBA
4 3 (15.79%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.53%) Go
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Degree
2 12 (63.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (31.58%) HND
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) IEC 61508
1 1 (5.26%) MISRA
1 1 (5.26%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) VMware