Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 37 80
Rank change year-on-year -24 +43 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 45 71 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.97% 6.61% 3.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.30% 19.09% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 38 50 25
Dorset median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +78.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,375 £85,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 366 372 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 32.30% 34.64% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 308 311 371
Dorset median annual salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £21,875
90th Percentile £56,625 £85,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science 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 in Dorset.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Dorset

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Dorset over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Dorset

Computer Science
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 within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -7 16 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Bournemouth +8 14 £30,000 -
Blandford Forum - 3 £25,000 - 1
Weymouth - 2 £40,000 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 42 (93.33%) Degree
2 29 (64.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 18 (40.00%) C#
4 18 (40.00%) Linux
5 17 (37.78%) .NET
6 16 (35.56%) SQL
6 16 (35.56%) Java
6 16 (35.56%) OO
7 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (31.11%) OOP
9 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
10 12 (26.67%) C++
11 11 (24.44%) HTML
11 11 (24.44%) Unix
12 10 (22.22%) Android
12 10 (22.22%) RESTful
13 8 (17.78%) Driving Licence
13 8 (17.78%) MVC
14 7 (15.56%) Windows
14 7 (15.56%) Web Development
15 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
15 6 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
16 5 (11.11%) Finance
16 5 (11.11%) Web Services
16 5 (11.11%) XML
16 5 (11.11%) J2EE
16 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
16 5 (11.11%) Mobile App

Computer Science
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 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle ASCP
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Military
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Junior
3 14 (31.11%) Graduate
3 14 (31.11%) Software Developer
4 13 (28.89%) Software Engineer
5 11 (24.44%) Graduate Developer
6 10 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (22.22%) Graduate Software Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Junior Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Junior Software Developer
7 7 (15.56%) Applications Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Web Developer
9 5 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
10 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
10 4 (8.89%) PHP Developer
11 3 (6.67%) Junior Software Engineer
11 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
11 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (24.44%) HTML
4 10 (22.22%) RESTful
5 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.11%) J2EE
5 5 (11.11%) Web Services
5 5 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (8.89%) CSS
6 4 (8.89%) LAMP
7 3 (6.67%) Ajax
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.67%) jQuery
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Driving Licence
2 6 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Unix
3 10 (22.22%) Android
4 7 (15.56%) Windows
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 16 (35.56%) OO
3 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.11%) OOP
5 8 (17.78%) MVC
6 7 (15.56%) Web Development
7 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (8.89%) Workflow
9 3 (6.67%) Network Design
9 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Change Management
10 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.44%) DevOps
10 2 (4.44%) Machine Learning
10 2 (4.44%) Open Source
10 2 (4.44%) Operations Management
10 2 (4.44%) Scrum
10 2 (4.44%) SDLC
10 2 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) C#
2 16 (35.56%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Go
7 1 (2.22%) Korn
7 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (93.33%) Degree
2 29 (64.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.22%) CA