The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 45 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 35 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.07% 3.90% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.70% 10.12% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 6
Average salary £32,500 £23,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% -31.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
223 257 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 32.32% 38.59% 39.65%
Number of salaries quoted 157 214 224
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Dorset region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Dorset

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Dorset

Computer Science
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +4 12 £45,000 +100.00% 2
Poole -10 12 £32,500 +38.29% 2
Dorchester - 9 £32,500 - 2
Weymouth - 1 £22,500 -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 62 (92.54%) Degree
2 47 (70.15%) Software Engineering
3 36 (53.73%) C++
3 36 (53.73%) Linux
4 26 (38.81%) C#
5 25 (37.31%) UNIX
6 24 (35.82%) Windows
7 22 (32.84%) OO
8 19 (28.36%) OOP
8 19 (28.36%) Java
9 14 (20.90%) Mathematics
10 13 (19.40%) C
10 13 (19.40%) .NET
11 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (13.43%) WPF
12 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (13.43%) SQL
13 8 (11.94%) Perl
13 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
13 8 (11.94%) Electronics
13 8 (11.94%) Finance
13 8 (11.94%) WinForms
14 7 (10.45%) Scrum
14 7 (10.45%) Banking
14 7 (10.45%) VB.NET
15 6 (8.96%) J2EE
15 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
15 6 (8.96%) UML
15 6 (8.96%) HTTPS
15 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.97%) Apache
1 4 (5.97%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.99%) JBoss
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.97%) VPN
3 4 (5.97%) LDAP
3 4 (5.97%) WAN
3 4 (5.97%) FTP
3 4 (5.97%) HTTP
3 4 (5.97%) Firewall
3 4 (5.97%) IPsec
3 4 (5.97%) Wireshark
3 4 (5.97%) Network Security
3 4 (5.97%) NAS
3 4 (5.97%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.99%) PuTTY
4 2 (2.99%) SSH
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) Internet
5 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Subversion
2 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.99%) JUnit
2 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.99%) JMeter
3 1 (1.49%) NUnit
3 1 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.49%) Moq
3 1 (1.49%) MSTest
General
1 8 (11.94%) Electronics
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Software Engineer
2 20 (29.85%) C++ Software Engineer
3 18 (26.87%) Developer
4 14 (20.90%) Graduate
5 11 (16.42%) Software Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Junior
7 7 (10.45%) Junior Software Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
9 5 (7.46%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Senior Software Developer
12 2 (2.99%) Senior Technical Analyst
12 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
12 2 (2.99%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) WPF
3 8 (11.94%) WinForms
4 6 (8.96%) J2EE
5 5 (7.46%) CSS
5 5 (7.46%) HTML
6 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.97%) Web Services
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.99%) DAO
8 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.99%) CGI
8 2 (2.99%) Middleware
8 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.99%) JDBC
8 2 (2.99%) Struts
8 2 (2.99%) Laravel
9 1 (1.49%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Mathematics
2 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.99%) Physics
5 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (53.73%) Linux
2 25 (37.31%) UNIX
3 24 (35.82%) Windows
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (70.15%) Software Engineering
2 22 (32.84%) OO
3 19 (28.36%) OOP
4 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.45%) Scrum
6 6 (8.96%) Business Continuity
6 6 (8.96%) UML
6 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.96%) Capacity Management
7 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.46%) ITIL
7 5 (7.46%) MVC
8 4 (5.97%) BCP
8 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.97%) Wealth Management
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.97%) Investment Management
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.97%) Coaching
8 4 (5.97%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) C++
2 26 (38.81%) C#
3 19 (28.36%) Java
4 13 (19.40%) C
5 9 (13.43%) SQL
6 8 (11.94%) Perl
7 7 (10.45%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.97%) Python
9 4 (5.97%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.99%) AWK
10 2 (2.99%) Korn
10 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (92.54%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) HND
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
1 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) Samba
3 2 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.99%) NFS
4 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) VMware
2 4 (5.97%) F5
2 4 (5.97%) NetApp
2 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
3 2 (2.99%) Remedy
3 2 (2.99%) Mantas
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health insurance,
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, 23 Days Holiday
Posted: 21 days ago