Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 102 63
Rank change year-on-year +17 -39 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 34 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.50% 1.42% 3.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.83% 6.71% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 27
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% +12.50% +5.96%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,100 £50,000 £49,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year -11.76% +4.29% +1.88%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Dorset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 314 298 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 23.09% 21.18% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 200 241 204
Dorset median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £24,500 £28,750 £22,825
90th Percentile £62,750 £54,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Dorset

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Dorset.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Dorset

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Dorset over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Dorset

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +8 15 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Dorchester - 11 £33,250 - 1
Ferndown - 5 £27,000 -
Bournemouth +4 2 £35,000 - 1
Wimborne - 1 £32,500 -
Computer Science Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 34 (100.00%) Degree
1 34 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
3 16 (47.06%) C#
4 14 (41.18%) C++
4 14 (41.18%) Robotics
5 13 (38.24%) UML
6 11 (32.35%) Machine Learning
7 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
7 9 (26.47%) Windows
8 8 (23.53%) Linux
8 8 (23.53%) .NET
8 8 (23.53%) OO
8 8 (23.53%) SDLC
8 8 (23.53%) Sequence Diagram
8 8 (23.53%) Systems Engineering
9 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (17.65%) C
9 6 (17.65%) SQL
9 6 (17.65%) Web Development
9 6 (17.65%) QA
9 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (14.71%) Image Processing
10 5 (14.71%) WCF
10 5 (14.71%) WPF
10 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
10 5 (14.71%) Life Science
10 5 (14.71%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (14.71%) NHibernate
10 5 (14.71%) Electronics

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) MSTest
3 1 (2.94%) NUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 5 (14.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Software Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Junior
2 10 (29.41%) Junior Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Graduate
3 6 (17.65%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Junior Embedded Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Pick Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Research Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Junior C# Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
2 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
2 5 (14.71%) NHibernate
2 5 (14.71%) Universal Windows Platform
2 5 (14.71%) WCF
2 5 (14.71%) WPF
3 2 (5.88%) Ajax
3 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) Vue.js
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Robotics
2 5 (14.71%) 3D Printing
2 5 (14.71%) Life Science
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
3 13 (38.24%) UML
4 11 (32.35%) Machine Learning
5 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
6 8 (23.53%) OO
6 8 (23.53%) SDLC
6 8 (23.53%) Sequence Diagram
6 8 (23.53%) Systems Engineering
7 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.65%) Web Development
8 5 (14.71%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (14.71%) Image Processing
8 5 (14.71%) Scrum
9 3 (8.82%) OOP
9 3 (8.82%) Signal Processing
10 2 (5.88%) MVC
10 2 (5.88%) Project Management
10 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) C++
3 6 (17.65%) C
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA