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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 62 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 13 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.26% 5.12% 3.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.19% 12.81% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 19
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £63,250 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
210 281 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 36.59% 39.97% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 146 205 197
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 29 April 2016. 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 -11 5 - -
Wimborne - 5 £40,000 - 1
Poole +6 2 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) Degree
2 20 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 17 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (50.00%) OO
4 16 (47.06%) Unix
5 15 (44.12%) Windows
6 13 (38.24%) C#
6 13 (38.24%) C++
7 11 (32.35%) .NET
7 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) OOP
8 10 (29.41%) XML
9 8 (23.53%) MVC
9 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.59%) C
11 6 (17.65%) HTML
11 6 (17.65%) WPF
12 5 (14.71%) Wealth Management
12 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (14.71%) QA
12 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
12 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking
12 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
12 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
12 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
12 5 (14.71%) Electronics
12 5 (14.71%) Finance
12 5 (14.71%) XML Messaging

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (8.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
1 3 (8.82%) FTP
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
1 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
1 3 (8.82%) IPsec
1 3 (8.82%) LDAP
1 3 (8.82%) NAS
1 3 (8.82%) Network Security
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) HP UFT
1 5 (14.71%) LoadRunner
1 5 (14.71%) YourKit
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.71%) Banking
1 5 (14.71%) Electronics
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Software Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Lead Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Tester
5 5 (14.71%) QA Leader
5 5 (14.71%) QA Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Unix Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) XML
3 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 6 (17.65%) HTML
4 6 (17.65%) WPF
5 5 (14.71%) CSS
5 5 (14.71%) JMS
5 5 (14.71%) Middleware
5 5 (14.71%) XML Messaging
6 3 (8.82%) J2EE
7 2 (5.88%) WCF
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (2.94%) Cocoa
8 1 (2.94%) JNI
8 1 (2.94%) LAMP
8 1 (2.94%) SOAP
8 1 (2.94%) Spring
8 1 (2.94%) Struts
8 1 (2.94%) Swing
8 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
1 5 (14.71%) SWIFT
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Unix
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 11 (32.35%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Android
4 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 17 (50.00%) OO
3 11 (32.35%) OOP
4 8 (23.53%) MVC
5 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (14.71%) OOD
5 5 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
5 5 (14.71%) Wealth Management
6 4 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Workflow
7 3 (8.82%) BCP
7 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
7 3 (8.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) C#
2 13 (38.24%) C++
3 7 (20.59%) C
4 3 (8.82%) Perl
4 3 (8.82%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) ISEB
2 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.82%) HND
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Samba
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) CA Service Virtualization
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (14.71%) nmon
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Dynatrace
1 5 (14.71%) HP
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) TIBCO
3 3 (8.82%) NetApp
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Appcelerator
5 1 (2.94%) Google
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wimborne
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 17 days ago