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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 72 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 17 50 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.05% 6.40% 2.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.48% 18.94% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 45 13
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +38.29%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
310 264 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 37.30% 33.80% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 158 214 163
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £56,000 £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
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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 -2 9 £23,750 -54.76%
Poole 0 7 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 33 (91.67%) Degree
2 21 (58.33%) Unix
3 20 (55.56%) Java
4 19 (52.78%) Software Engineering
5 18 (50.00%) Linux
6 15 (41.67%) C++
7 13 (36.11%) OO
8 12 (33.33%) XML
8 12 (33.33%) OOP
9 11 (30.56%) Windows
10 8 (22.22%) SWIFT
10 8 (22.22%) C
10 8 (22.22%) C#
10 8 (22.22%) Finance
11 7 (19.44%) Perl
11 7 (19.44%) Business Continuity
12 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 5 (13.89%) JMS
13 5 (13.89%) HP
13 5 (13.89%) ISEB
13 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
13 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
13 5 (13.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (13.89%) Middleware
13 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
13 5 (13.89%) HTML
13 5 (13.89%) SQL
13 5 (13.89%) .NET
13 5 (13.89%) Oracle
13 5 (13.89%) CSS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 4 (11.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) FTP
2 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 4 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 4 (11.11%) IPsec
2 4 (11.11%) LDAP
2 4 (11.11%) NAS
2 4 (11.11%) Network Security
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
1 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
1 5 (13.89%) YourKit
2 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) General Ledger
5 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Lead Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Non-Functional Tester
4 5 (13.89%) QA Leader
4 5 (13.89%) QA Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support
6 3 (8.33%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) CSS
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) JMS
2 5 (13.89%) Middleware
2 5 (13.89%) XML Messaging
3 4 (11.11%) J2EE
4 3 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.78%) Android NDK
6 1 (2.78%) Cocoa
6 1 (2.78%) iOS SDK
6 1 (2.78%) JNI
6 1 (2.78%) LAMP
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) Struts
6 1 (2.78%) Swing
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) SWIFT
2 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Unix
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Software Engineering
2 13 (36.11%) OO
3 12 (33.33%) OOP
4 7 (19.44%) Business Continuity
5 5 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
5 5 (13.89%) Wealth Management
6 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (11.11%) UML
6 4 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) C++
3 8 (22.22%) C
3 8 (22.22%) C#
4 7 (19.44%) Perl
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (91.67%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) ISEB
2 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.11%) HND
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Samba
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) CA Service Virtualization
1 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (13.89%) nmon
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Dynatrace
1 5 (13.89%) HP
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) NetApp
2 4 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago