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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 41 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.42% 3.64% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.08% 9.40% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 36 17 6
Average salary £32,500 £23,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% -43.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
240 234 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 31.75% 38.74% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 189 186 169
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £50,000 £51,500
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
Poole -10 14 £27,500 +17.02% 4
Bournemouth -11 11 £50,000 +110.52% 3
Dorchester +5 10 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Weymouth - 1 £22,500 -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 65 (84.42%) Degree
2 47 (61.04%) Software Engineering
3 36 (46.75%) C++
4 34 (44.16%) Linux
5 30 (38.96%) C#
6 28 (36.36%) Windows
7 25 (32.47%) UNIX
8 24 (31.17%) OO
9 21 (27.27%) OOP
10 19 (24.68%) Java
11 18 (23.38%) .NET
12 17 (22.08%) Mathematics
13 13 (16.88%) WPF
13 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (15.58%) Finance
14 12 (15.58%) WinForms
15 11 (14.29%) Scrum
16 10 (12.99%) C
17 9 (11.69%) Perl
17 9 (11.69%) SQL
17 9 (11.69%) TDD
17 9 (11.69%) MVC
18 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
18 8 (10.39%) Web Application Development
18 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET
18 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
18 8 (10.39%) HTML
18 8 (10.39%) UML
19 7 (9.09%) SQL Server

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (5.19%) Apache
1 4 (5.19%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.60%) JBoss
2 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) HTTPS
2 5 (6.49%) Internet
2 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.49%) Network Security
3 4 (5.19%) NAS
3 4 (5.19%) tcpdump
3 4 (5.19%) VPN
3 4 (5.19%) IPsec
3 4 (5.19%) Firewall
3 4 (5.19%) LDAP
3 4 (5.19%) FTP
3 4 (5.19%) HTTP
3 4 (5.19%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.60%) PuTTY
4 2 (2.60%) SSH
4 2 (2.60%) DNS
5 1 (1.30%) Multicast
5 1 (1.30%) WAN
5 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) NUnit
1 5 (6.49%) MSTest
1 5 (6.49%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (6.49%) Moq
2 4 (5.19%) Subversion
3 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.60%) JUnit
3 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.60%) JMeter
3 2 (2.60%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Electronics
4 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 24 (31.17%) Developer
3 21 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) Graduate
5 11 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 10 (12.99%) .NET Developer
7 9 (11.69%) Analyst
7 9 (11.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (10.39%) Junior
9 7 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
11 5 (6.49%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (6.49%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 5 (6.49%) Junior Developer
11 5 (6.49%) Junior .NET Developer
11 5 (6.49%) Graduate Developer
12 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
13 3 (3.90%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) .NET
2 13 (16.88%) WPF
3 12 (15.58%) WinForms
4 8 (10.39%) HTML
4 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.79%) J2EE
7 5 (6.49%) WCF
7 5 (6.49%) CSS
7 5 (6.49%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (6.49%) Ninject
7 5 (6.49%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (6.49%) Spring.NET
8 4 (5.19%) Web Services
8 4 (5.19%) Spring
9 3 (3.90%) J2SE
9 3 (3.90%) HTML5
9 3 (3.90%) Ext JS
10 2 (2.60%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Mathematics
2 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.90%) Physics
6 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.16%) Linux
2 28 (36.36%) Windows
3 25 (32.47%) UNIX
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.04%) Software Engineering
2 24 (31.17%) OO
3 21 (27.27%) OOP
4 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.29%) Scrum
6 9 (11.69%) TDD
6 9 (11.69%) MVC
7 8 (10.39%) UML
7 8 (10.39%) Web Application Development
7 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.79%) Capacity Management
8 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.79%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.49%) ITIL
9 5 (6.49%) Analytics
9 5 (6.49%) Kanban
9 5 (6.49%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (6.49%) MVVM
10 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) C++
2 30 (38.96%) C#
3 19 (24.68%) Java
4 10 (12.99%) C
5 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 9 (11.69%) Perl
6 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.49%) Python
9 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.60%) Korn
10 2 (2.60%) PHP
10 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.60%) AWK
11 1 (1.30%) Ruby
11 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 65 (84.42%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) HND
3 1 (1.30%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
1 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.19%) Samba
3 2 (2.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.60%) NFS
4 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) VMware
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) NetApp
2 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
2 4 (5.19%) F5
3 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
3 2 (2.60%) Remedy
3 2 (2.60%) Mantas
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dorset
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ferndown, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits, audi health
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £23.5k - 27.5k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ferndown, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits, audi health
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Healthcare, pension, flexi
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 26 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 26 days ago