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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 29 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.45% 3.48% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.12% 8.81% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 3
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £30,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
221 261 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 33.90% 39.55% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 171 212 128
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +4 22 £21,500 -25.21% 2
Poole -10 3 £32,500 +23.80%
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 56 (74.67%) Degree
2 43 (57.33%) Software Engineering
3 40 (53.33%) C++
4 37 (49.33%) C#
5 30 (40.00%) Java
6 26 (34.67%) Linux
7 24 (32.00%) .NET
8 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (25.33%) Finance
9 19 (25.33%) Scrum
10 18 (24.00%) Windows
11 17 (22.67%) C
11 17 (22.67%) TDD
12 16 (21.33%) Mathematics
13 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
14 13 (17.33%) HTML
14 13 (17.33%) Electronics
15 11 (14.67%) OO
15 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (13.33%) ETL
16 10 (13.33%) Oracle
17 9 (12.00%) MVC
17 9 (12.00%) UNIX
17 9 (12.00%) OOP
17 9 (12.00%) Spring
17 9 (12.00%) Pair Programming
18 8 (10.67%) WPF
18 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (10.67%) Ext JS
18 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Internet
2 3 (4.00%) Wireless
2 3 (4.00%) Network Security
2 3 (4.00%) Multicast
3 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) RDBMS
1 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) NUnit
1 6 (8.00%) MSTest
1 6 (8.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (8.00%) Moq
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Electronics
3 3 (4.00%) Billing
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 26 (34.67%) Graduate
3 23 (30.67%) Developer
4 19 (25.33%) Junior
5 17 (22.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 12 (16.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (14.67%) Junior Software Engineer
8 10 (13.33%) Java Developer
8 10 (13.33%) .NET Developer
9 9 (12.00%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (10.67%) Junior Developer
11 6 (8.00%) Junior .NET Developer
11 6 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (8.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 5 (6.67%) Java Programmer
12 5 (6.67%) Programmer
13 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
14 3 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
14 3 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
15 2 (2.67%) Junior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.00%) .NET
2 13 (17.33%) HTML
3 9 (12.00%) Spring
4 8 (10.67%) WPF
4 8 (10.67%) Ext JS
4 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (10.67%) J2SE
4 8 (10.67%) WinForms
4 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (10.67%) HTML5
5 6 (8.00%) Castle Windsor
5 6 (8.00%) Ninject
5 6 (8.00%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (8.00%) Spring.NET
5 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.00%) WCF
6 5 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (1.33%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.33%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Mathematics
2 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Physics
3 6 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.67%) Linux
2 18 (24.00%) Windows
3 9 (12.00%) UNIX
4 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) Software Engineering
2 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.33%) Scrum
4 17 (22.67%) TDD
5 11 (14.67%) OO
6 10 (13.33%) ETL
7 9 (12.00%) MVC
7 9 (12.00%) OOP
7 9 (12.00%) Pair Programming
8 8 (10.67%) UML
8 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.00%) Web Application Development
9 6 (8.00%) Kanban
9 6 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (8.00%) MVVM
10 5 (6.67%) Analytics
11 3 (4.00%) DevOps
11 3 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (53.33%) C++
2 37 (49.33%) C#
3 30 (40.00%) Java
4 17 (22.67%) C
5 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.33%) Python
7 3 (4.00%) Ruby
7 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
7 3 (4.00%) SQL
8 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (74.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) PhD
3 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.33%) Cognizant
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: Highly competitive + benefits & bonus potential
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £26k - 36k per year
Posted: 5 days ago