Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 51 73
Rank change year-on-year +8 +22 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 55 72 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.64% 5.56% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 6.02% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 44 58 37
Somerset median annual salary £27,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.03% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,925 £21,250
90th Percentile £44,075 £47,500 £45,000
South West median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% - +14.29%

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 900 1,196 1,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 92.21% 92.28% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 654 1,005 1,018
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,375 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +11 29 £27,500 -26.67% 2
Wells - 6 £17,500 -
Portishead +6 5 £27,000 -40.00%
Bridgwater - 5 - -
Clevedon +9 1 £50,000 +17.65%
Taunton -2 1 £37,000 -3.90%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £27,000 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 50 (90.91%) Degree
2 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
3 26 (47.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (40.00%) C#
6 20 (36.36%) Mathematics
7 19 (34.55%) Web Development
8 18 (32.73%) OO
9 17 (30.91%) C++
10 16 (29.09%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (29.09%) Visualisation
11 13 (23.64%) Java
11 13 (23.64%) Linux
11 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
11 13 (23.64%) Manufacturing
11 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
12 12 (21.82%) Android
12 12 (21.82%) Windows
12 12 (21.82%) .NET
12 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (21.82%) Mobile Development
13 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 11 (20.00%) Games
13 11 (20.00%) Scrum
14 10 (18.18%) Physics
14 10 (18.18%) SQL
14 10 (18.18%) CRM
15 9 (16.36%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (16.36%) Marketing
16 8 (14.55%) Git (software)

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 (9.09%) CMS
1 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 5 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.64%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DHCP
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) SSH
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) phpMyAdmin
3 5 (9.09%) Big Data
4 4 (7.27%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.82%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.82%) GIS
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.64%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 13 (23.64%) Manufacturing
2 11 (20.00%) Games
3 9 (16.36%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Electronics
4 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Graduate
2 29 (52.73%) Developer
3 21 (38.18%) Software Developer
4 18 (32.73%) Graduate Developer
4 18 (32.73%) Graduate Software Developer
5 14 (25.45%) Analyst
6 12 (21.82%) Graduate Analyst
7 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (10.91%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
8 6 (10.91%) Graduate Programmer
8 6 (10.91%) Programmer
9 5 (9.09%) Consultant
9 5 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (9.09%) Graduate Consultant
9 5 (9.09%) Graduate Java Developer
9 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
9 5 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (9.09%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) React
3 7 (12.73%) CSS
3 7 (12.73%) LAMP
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.91%) JSON
4 6 (10.91%) RESTful
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (9.09%) jQuery
5 5 (9.09%) Redux
6 2 (3.64%) SOAP
7 1 (1.82%) HTML
7 1 (1.82%) JDBC
7 1 (1.82%) JMS
7 1 (1.82%) Node.js
7 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.82%) React Native
7 1 (1.82%) REST
7 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Data Structures
2 5 (9.09%) Industry 4.0
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) Android
2 12 (21.82%) Windows
3 7 (12.73%) Apple iOS
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.27%) Debian
5 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 19 (34.55%) Web Development
4 18 (32.73%) OO
5 16 (29.09%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (29.09%) Visualisation
6 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
6 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
7 12 (21.82%) Mobile Development
8 11 (20.00%) Scrum
9 10 (18.18%) CRM
9 10 (18.18%) Physics
10 9 (16.36%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
11 7 (12.73%) iOS Development
11 7 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (12.73%) TDD
12 6 (10.91%) Data Management
12 6 (10.91%) Decision-Making
12 6 (10.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
2 22 (40.00%) C#
3 17 (30.91%) C++
4 13 (23.64%) Java
5 10 (18.18%) SQL
6 8 (14.55%) PHP
7 7 (12.73%) Python
8 6 (10.91%) Apple Swift
9 5 (9.09%) Scala
10 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
10 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.82%) Go
11 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (90.91%) Degree
2 26 (47.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (10.91%) PhD
4 5 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.64%) CCNA
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.64%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.82%) ISEB
7 1 (1.82%) MCP
7 1 (1.82%) MCSE
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.27%) Xen
3 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) Docker
4 1 (1.82%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) KVM
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) VMware
2 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) HP
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) Cognizant
4 2 (3.64%) Veritas
5 1 (1.82%) Dell
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) NetApp