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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 88 84 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 6 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.73% 1.19% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.21% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 14
Average salary £43,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
810 746 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.78% 98.94% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 613 674 472
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016. 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 +6 3 £43,500 -27.50% 1
Weymouth - 2 £39,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
South West

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) C++
3 13 (81.25%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 13 (81.25%) Multithreading
4 12 (75.00%) UML
4 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (75.00%) OO
5 11 (68.75%) Intel
5 11 (68.75%) MATLAB
5 11 (68.75%) Parallel Programming
5 11 (68.75%) Validation
5 11 (68.75%) OpenMP
5 11 (68.75%) DO-178B
5 11 (68.75%) Signal Processing
5 11 (68.75%) Rational Rhapsody
5 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (68.75%) Algorithms
5 11 (68.75%) Concurrent Programming
6 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) C
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) OpenMP
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) Struts
4 1 (6.25%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Algorithms
1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (81.25%) Multithreading
3 12 (75.00%) OO
3 12 (75.00%) UML
4 11 (68.75%) Concurrent Programming
4 11 (68.75%) Parallel Programming
4 11 (68.75%) Signal Processing
4 11 (68.75%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Linux Kernel Development
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C++
2 13 (81.25%) Java
3 11 (68.75%) MATLAB
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Intel
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago