The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 59 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.72% 0.57% 3.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.77% 3.66% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 13
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,700 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
206 82 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 34.97% 15.65% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 166 73 71
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £22,500 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
South West

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 11 £25,000 - 3
Bournemouth -5 9 £27,500 -20.28% 2
Dorchester - 1 £25,000 -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 43 (100.00%) Degree
2 35 (81.40%) Software Engineering
3 22 (51.16%) C
4 21 (48.84%) Java
5 19 (44.19%) C++
5 19 (44.19%) SQL
6 17 (39.53%) Linux
7 16 (37.21%) Mathematics
8 13 (30.23%) UNIX
9 12 (27.91%) C#
10 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
10 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
10 9 (20.93%) HTML
10 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
10 9 (20.93%) Perl
10 9 (20.93%) Python
11 8 (18.60%) .NET
11 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
11 8 (18.60%) CSS
12 6 (13.95%) Physics
12 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.63%) HND
13 5 (11.63%) HTTP
13 5 (11.63%) VMware
13 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (9.30%) NAS
14 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
14 4 (9.30%) Network Security
14 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
14 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (2.33%) Drupal
1 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.63%) HTTP
3 4 (9.30%) NAS
3 4 (9.30%) Network Security
3 4 (9.30%) IPsec
3 4 (9.30%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 4 (9.30%) HTTPS
3 4 (9.30%) SSL
3 4 (9.30%) LDAP
3 4 (9.30%) FTP
4 1 (2.33%) PBX
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Software Engineer
2 17 (39.53%) Graduate
3 15 (34.88%) Developer
4 11 (25.58%) Software Developer
5 10 (23.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) Graduate Software Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (13.95%) Analyst
8 5 (11.63%) Junior
9 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Junior Software Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
11 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
2 8 (18.60%) CSS
3 4 (9.30%) J2EE
3 4 (9.30%) OpenGL
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.65%) CSS3
5 1 (2.33%) STL
5 1 (2.33%) XHTML
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) Symfony
5 1 (2.33%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Mathematics
2 6 (13.95%) Physics
3 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.33%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) UNIX
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) HPUX
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Software Engineering
2 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
2 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
2 4 (9.30%) Web Development
2 4 (9.30%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) BCP
2 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
2 4 (9.30%) OO
2 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (6.98%) MVC
3 3 (6.98%) UML
3 3 (6.98%) OOP
3 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
3 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.65%) Manual Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C
2 21 (48.84%) Java
3 19 (44.19%) C++
3 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 12 (27.91%) C#
5 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.93%) Perl
5 9 (20.93%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) Ada
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) HND
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) PhD
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Samba
3 1 (2.33%) KVM
3 1 (2.33%) Xen
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) VMware
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) NetApp
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Dell
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: very competitive+ Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset, Poole
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago