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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 50 58
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 22 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.65% 3.11% 3.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.70% 9.09% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 13
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +70.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £75,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 188 176 211
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 39.75% 34.17% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 161 152 141
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £27,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +7 5 £30,000 - 1
Poole +6 5 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Ferndown - 2 £37,500 -
Weymouth - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 37 (90.24%) Degree
2 31 (75.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
4 17 (41.46%) C#
4 17 (41.46%) Java
5 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (34.15%) .NET
7 13 (31.71%) C++
7 13 (31.71%) SQL
7 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
7 13 (31.71%) Linux
7 13 (31.71%) OOP
8 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
9 10 (24.39%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (21.95%) RESTful
10 9 (21.95%) MVC
11 8 (19.51%) C
11 8 (19.51%) Android
12 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (17.07%) OO
13 6 (14.63%) Electronics
13 6 (14.63%) Finance
13 6 (14.63%) Unix
13 6 (14.63%) Windows
13 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
13 6 (14.63%) Open Source
13 6 (14.63%) Web Development
13 6 (14.63%) Defect Tracking
13 6 (14.63%) QA
13 6 (14.63%) Embedded Linux

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 1 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Hudson
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 6 (14.63%) Electronics
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Software Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Graduate
3 11 (26.83%) Software Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Graduate Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Graduate Software Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Junior
4 9 (21.95%) Junior Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Junior Software Developer
5 7 (17.07%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Application Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.88%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Junior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.95%) RESTful
4 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.76%) Spring
6 4 (9.76%) Web Services
7 3 (7.32%) Spring Integration
8 2 (4.88%) HTML
8 2 (4.88%) J2EE
8 2 (4.88%) WPF
8 2 (4.88%) XML
9 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.44%) JDBC
9 1 (2.44%) LAMP
9 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.32%) Device Driver
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Android
3 6 (14.63%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (14.63%) Unix
3 6 (14.63%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) OOP
4 9 (21.95%) MVC
5 7 (17.07%) OO
6 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
6 6 (14.63%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (14.63%) Open Source
6 6 (14.63%) Web Development
7 5 (12.20%) Post-Production
7 5 (12.20%) SDLC
8 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (7.32%) Device Driver Development
9 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
9 3 (7.32%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) C#
1 17 (41.46%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) C++
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.51%) C
5 2 (4.88%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Go
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (90.24%) Degree
2 31 (75.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.88%) APMG
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) EMC
1 2 (4.88%) HP
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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ESG
Posted: 18 days ago