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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 70 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 10 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.33% 2.42% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 2.50% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 1
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
719 679 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.87% 96.59% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 581 566 443
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
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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 +10 9 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Wareham 0 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Senior Software Engineer
South West

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 26 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 24 (85.71%) C++
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 22 (78.57%) Linux
4 21 (75.00%) OO
5 19 (67.86%) OOP
5 19 (67.86%) UNIX
6 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
7 4 (14.29%) STL
8 3 (10.71%) XML
8 3 (10.71%) C#
8 3 (10.71%) Java
8 3 (10.71%) SQL
8 3 (10.71%) MFC
8 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
8 3 (10.71%) Windows CE
8 3 (10.71%) Bugzilla
8 3 (10.71%) Android
8 3 (10.71%) RESTful
8 3 (10.71%) Scala
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.71%) Ruby
8 3 (10.71%) CruiseControl
8 3 (10.71%) Subversion
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.71%) TDD
8 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
8 3 (10.71%) Hudson
8 3 (10.71%) Big Data

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (7.14%) VPN
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) IPsec
2 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) IPv4
2 1 (3.57%) IPv6
2 1 (3.57%) RTP
2 1 (3.57%) ISDN
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (10.71%) Bugzilla
1 3 (10.71%) CruiseControl
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
1 3 (10.71%) Hudson
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) STL
2 3 (10.71%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) RESTful
2 3 (10.71%) MFC
2 3 (10.71%) Play Framework
3 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) SCADA
3 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Linux
3 19 (67.86%) UNIX
4 3 (10.71%) Windows CE
4 3 (10.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 21 (75.00%) OO
3 19 (67.86%) OOP
4 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 2 (7.14%) BDD
6 2 (7.14%) Cyber Security
6 2 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) C++
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) Ruby
2 3 (10.71%) Scala
3 2 (7.14%) C
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
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