The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 79 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 11 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.41% 1.87% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.96% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 2
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.04%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Senior Software Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
759 510 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.18% 95.33% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 677 420 408
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Dorset region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Dorset

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Dorset

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Poole -4 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Senior Software Engineer
South West

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 20 (95.24%) C++
3 16 (76.19%) Linux
4 15 (71.43%) OO
5 14 (66.67%) OOP
5 14 (66.67%) UNIX
6 8 (38.10%) MFC
6 8 (38.10%) STL
7 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
8 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
8 5 (23.81%) XML
8 5 (23.81%) C#
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
9 4 (19.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (19.05%) Bugzilla
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (19.05%) Hudson
9 4 (19.05%) CruiseControl
9 4 (19.05%) Subversion
10 3 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (9.52%) Python
12 1 (4.76%) PKI
12 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
12 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
12 1 (4.76%) Firewall
12 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (4.76%) Telecoms

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (19.05%) Bugzilla
1 4 (19.05%) CruiseControl
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
1 4 (19.05%) Hudson
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) MFC
1 8 (38.10%) STL
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
1 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Linux
3 14 (66.67%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 15 (71.43%) OO
3 14 (66.67%) OOP
4 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) V-Model
6 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C++
2 5 (23.81%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Dorset
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 24 Holidays,
Posted: 21 days ago