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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 56 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 23 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.71% 3.77% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.22% 11.30% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 11
Average salary £23,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £32,500 £55,000
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
205 301 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 33.06% 33.37% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 134 236 172
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,164 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +6 22 £23,500 -21.66% 5
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 53 (74.65%) Degree
2 41 (57.75%) Java
3 37 (52.11%) C#
4 36 (50.70%) C++
5 35 (49.30%) Software Engineering
6 34 (47.89%) Linux
7 27 (38.03%) C
8 26 (36.62%) .NET
9 22 (30.99%) Finance
10 17 (23.94%) Electronics
10 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (22.54%) Scrum
11 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
12 15 (21.13%) HTML
13 14 (19.72%) TDD
14 12 (16.90%) Oracle
15 10 (14.08%) UNIX
15 10 (14.08%) Windows
15 10 (14.08%) ETL
15 10 (14.08%) Mathematics
15 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
16 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (12.68%) Perl
16 9 (12.68%) MVC
16 9 (12.68%) Pair Programming
16 9 (12.68%) Spring
17 8 (11.27%) RDBMS
17 8 (11.27%) Python
17 8 (11.27%) J2SE
17 8 (11.27%) Ext JS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (5.63%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.82%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Network Security
2 4 (5.63%) NAS
2 4 (5.63%) IPsec
2 4 (5.63%) FTP
2 4 (5.63%) HTTP
2 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.63%) VPN
2 4 (5.63%) HTTPS
2 4 (5.63%) LDAP
2 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 3 (4.23%) Internet
3 3 (4.23%) Multicast
4 2 (2.82%) Wireless
5 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.27%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) DB2
6 1 (1.41%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) NUnit
1 3 (4.23%) MSTest
1 3 (4.23%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (4.23%) Moq
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 17 (23.94%) Electronics
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Billing
5 2 (2.82%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.82%) Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (50.70%) Software Engineer
2 27 (38.03%) Graduate
3 22 (30.99%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 20 (28.17%) Developer
5 17 (23.94%) Junior
6 11 (15.49%) Junior Software Engineer
7 10 (14.08%) Java Developer
8 8 (11.27%) Analyst
9 7 (9.86%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (7.04%) Junior Developer
11 5 (7.04%) Java Programmer
11 5 (7.04%) Programmer
11 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
12 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
12 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 3 (4.23%) Agile Java Developer
13 3 (4.23%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 3 (4.23%) Front-End Developer
13 3 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) HTML
3 9 (12.68%) Spring
4 8 (11.27%) Ext JS
4 8 (11.27%) J2SE
4 8 (11.27%) HTML5
5 7 (9.86%) CSS
6 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.63%) J2EE
8 3 (4.23%) WinForms
8 3 (4.23%) Spring.NET
8 3 (4.23%) WCF
8 3 (4.23%) WPF
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.23%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (4.23%) Ninject
8 3 (4.23%) Backbone.js
8 3 (4.23%) Ember.js
8 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Mathematics
2 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.86%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.04%) Physics
5 3 (4.23%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.82%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.82%) Equities
7 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.89%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) UNIX
2 10 (14.08%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) Software Engineering
2 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.54%) Scrum
4 14 (19.72%) TDD
5 10 (14.08%) ETL
6 9 (12.68%) Pair Programming
6 9 (12.68%) MVC
7 7 (9.86%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.45%) OO
8 6 (8.45%) SDLC
9 5 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.63%) BCP
10 4 (5.63%) ITIL
10 4 (5.63%) OOP
10 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.63%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (5.63%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (57.75%) Java
2 37 (52.11%) C#
3 36 (50.70%) C++
4 27 (38.03%) C
5 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.68%) Perl
7 8 (11.27%) Python
8 3 (4.23%) Ruby
8 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (74.65%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) HND
3 3 (4.23%) PhD
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.41%) CISSP
4 1 (1.41%) CISA
4 1 (1.41%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Samba
1 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) CFEngine
2 2 (2.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle
2 4 (5.63%) NetApp
2 4 (5.63%) VMware
3 2 (2.82%) Sybase
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) Cognizant
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