Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 73 65
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 51 39 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.80% 2.95% 3.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.09% 7.78% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 29 42
Somerset median annual salary £37,000 £27,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.55% -28.57% +18.46%
10th Percentile £21,250 £16,250 £23,775
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,500 £58,625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +25.93%

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 317 501 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 36.02% 37.84% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 266 343 389
Somerset median annual salary £35,691 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,000 £56,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 15 £39,000 +50.00% 4
Wells - 10 £48,750 -
Portishead -1 7 £27,000 -1.82%
Taunton +6 5 £37,000 -3.90% 2
Yeovil -10 3 £57,500 +55.41% 1
Clevedon - 2 £50,000 -
Axbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 45 (88.24%) Degree
2 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (49.02%) Mathematics
4 23 (45.10%) C#
5 22 (43.14%) C++
6 21 (41.18%) OO
7 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
7 20 (39.22%) Software Engineering
8 17 (33.33%) Scrum
9 15 (29.41%) Web Development
10 14 (27.45%) TDD
10 14 (27.45%) Computer Science Degree
11 13 (25.49%) Games
11 13 (25.49%) .NET
11 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
12 11 (21.57%) Visualisation
13 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
13 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (19.61%) Java
13 10 (19.61%) Kanban
13 10 (19.61%) Human Factors
14 9 (17.65%) jQuery
14 9 (17.65%) Windows
14 9 (17.65%) RESTful
15 8 (15.69%) Android
15 8 (15.69%) Physics
16 7 (13.73%) OOP
16 7 (13.73%) CMS
16 7 (13.73%) Dynamics CRM

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 (13.73%) CMS
1 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
1 7 (13.73%) Umbraco
2 5 (9.80%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.73%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DHCP
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
1 2 (3.92%) SSH
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) GIS
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
3 3 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (3.92%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
1 2 (3.92%) Selenium
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.96%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (25.49%) Games
2 6 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Graduate
2 22 (43.14%) Developer
3 17 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
4 16 (31.37%) Graduate Software Developer
4 16 (31.37%) Software Developer
5 13 (25.49%) Software Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (15.69%) Analyst
8 7 (13.73%) Consultant
8 7 (13.73%) Graduate Consultant
8 7 (13.73%) Graduate Software Consultant
8 7 (13.73%) Software Consultant
9 6 (11.76%) Analyst Programmer
9 6 (11.76%) Graduate Analyst
9 6 (11.76%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
9 6 (11.76%) Graduate Programmer
9 6 (11.76%) Programmer
10 4 (7.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 3 (5.88%) GIS Developer
11 3 (5.88%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 9 (17.65%) jQuery
2 9 (17.65%) RESTful
3 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (13.73%) Redux
4 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.76%) JSON
5 4 (7.84%) HTML
5 4 (7.84%) SOAP
6 2 (3.92%) CSS
6 2 (3.92%) JDBC
6 2 (3.92%) JMS
6 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.92%) REST
6 2 (3.92%) XML
7 1 (1.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Android
3 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
4 6 (11.76%) Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Debian
6 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (49.02%) Mathematics
3 21 (41.18%) OO
4 20 (39.22%) Software Engineering
5 17 (33.33%) Scrum
6 15 (29.41%) Web Development
7 14 (27.45%) TDD
8 11 (21.57%) Visualisation
9 10 (19.61%) Human Factors
9 10 (19.61%) Kanban
9 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
10 8 (15.69%) Physics
11 7 (13.73%) CRM
11 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
11 7 (13.73%) iOS Development
11 7 (13.73%) Mobile Development
11 7 (13.73%) MVC
11 7 (13.73%) OOP
11 7 (13.73%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) C++
3 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.61%) Java
5 7 (13.73%) Python
6 6 (11.76%) Apple Swift
7 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.92%) Go
8 2 (3.92%) Perl
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) SQL
9 1 (1.96%) Ada
9 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.96%) C
9 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (88.24%) Degree
2 14 (27.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (11.76%) PhD
4 3 (5.88%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.92%) CIPD
5 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.92%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.96%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
2 1 (1.96%) MISRA
2 1 (1.96%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.92%) KVM
2 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.92%) Xen
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Ansible
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) VMware
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco
2 3 (5.88%) HP
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Dell
4 1 (1.96%) EMC
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) NetApp
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas