The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 52 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 12 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.04% 0.57% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.58% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 9
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
566 518 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.10% 98.85% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 457 454 359
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Senior Software Engineer
South West

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 6 £45,000 - 1
Wareham - 2 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £43,750 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
South West

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (76.67%) C++
3 18 (60.00%) Linux
4 16 (53.33%) OO
5 14 (46.67%) Windows
6 13 (43.33%) C
7 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (36.67%) Multithreading
8 11 (36.67%) Java
9 9 (30.00%) UML
10 8 (26.67%) STL
11 7 (23.33%) Ruby
11 7 (23.33%) TDD
11 7 (23.33%) UNIX
11 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
11 7 (23.33%) RESTful
11 7 (23.33%) Scala
11 7 (23.33%) Big Data
11 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
11 7 (23.33%) Play Framework
12 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 6 (20.00%) Esper
12 6 (20.00%) Cyber Security
12 6 (20.00%) Akka
12 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
12 6 (20.00%) tcpdump
12 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
12 6 (20.00%) Backbone.js
12 6 (20.00%) Redis

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (20.00%) tcpdump
1 6 (20.00%) Network Security
1 6 (20.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
1 6 (20.00%) IPsec
1 6 (20.00%) SNMP
1 6 (20.00%) IPv4
1 6 (20.00%) IPv6
1 6 (20.00%) VPN
1 6 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (6.67%) ISDN
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (6.67%) RTP
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Big Data
1 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.33%) Hudson
2 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) STL
2 7 (23.33%) RESTful
2 7 (23.33%) Play Framework
3 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (20.00%) Esper
3 6 (20.00%) Akka
3 6 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 6 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (20.00%) Grails
3 6 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (10.00%) Swing
5 1 (3.33%) MFC
5 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Machine Learning
1 6 (20.00%) SCADA
1 6 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 6 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 6 (20.00%) PKI
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) Windows CE
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) HPUX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (53.33%) OO
3 11 (36.67%) Multithreading
4 9 (30.00%) UML
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 6 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 6 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
6 6 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) OOP
6 6 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (10.00%) Validation
8 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C++
2 13 (43.33%) C
3 11 (36.67%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) Ruby
4 7 (23.33%) Scala
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.00%) Assembly Language
6 4 (13.33%) Ada
7 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) SQL
8 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) KVM
1 1 (3.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) VMware
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) HP
1 1 (3.33%) Dell
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago