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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 24 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.37% 3.54% 2.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.57% 12.66% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 17
Average salary £23,500 £28,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.81% -13.07%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
227 237 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 31.88% 27.95% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 150 168 204
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Bournemouth +16 24 £23,500 -18.26%
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (83.33%) Degree
2 27 (64.29%) Linux
3 24 (57.14%) C#
4 23 (54.76%) Java
4 23 (54.76%) C
5 21 (50.00%) C++
6 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
7 17 (40.48%) .NET
8 13 (30.95%) Business Continuity
9 12 (28.57%) Finance
10 10 (23.81%) Electronics
10 10 (23.81%) Perl
10 10 (23.81%) UNIX
10 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (21.43%) Data Analysis
12 7 (16.67%) SDLC
13 6 (14.29%) Control-M
13 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (14.29%) MVC
13 6 (14.29%) SQL
13 6 (14.29%) XML
13 6 (14.29%) SWIFT
13 6 (14.29%) General Ledger
13 6 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
14 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (11.90%) CSS
14 5 (11.90%) HTML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (9.52%) MQSeries
2 3 (7.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) LDAP
1 4 (9.52%) FTP
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
1 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.52%) VPN
1 4 (9.52%) HTTPS
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) IPsec
1 4 (9.52%) Network Security
1 4 (9.52%) NAS
2 2 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) DB2
1 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Electronics
3 6 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 4 (9.52%) Retail
5 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 18 (42.86%) Graduate
3 17 (40.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) Junior
5 7 (16.67%) Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Applications Support
7 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Security Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Linux Support
8 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Cyber Security Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Junior Applications Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Junior Developer
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) XML
2 6 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (11.90%) HTML
3 5 (11.90%) CSS
4 4 (9.52%) J2EE
5 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.14%) Ember.js
5 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (2.38%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) SWIFT
3 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Fixed Income
4 3 (7.14%) Equities
4 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.95%) Business Continuity
3 9 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 7 (16.67%) SDLC
5 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (14.29%) MVC
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.52%) Capacity Management
7 4 (9.52%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 4 (9.52%) BCP
7 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.14%) Project Management
8 3 (7.14%) Change Management
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) C
3 21 (50.00%) C++
4 10 (23.81%) Perl
5 6 (14.29%) SQL
6 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) HND
3 3 (7.14%) CISSP
3 3 (7.14%) CISA
3 3 (7.14%) CISM
4 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Samba
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) NetApp
1 4 (9.52%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Sybase
2 3 (7.14%) Sun
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft