The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 24 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 45 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 7.77% 4.20% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 4.25% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45 21 14
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
556 518 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.03% 98.85% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 451 455 360
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 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Dorset

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Dorset

Software Developer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 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
Bournemouth +12 26 £33,750 +25.00% 3
Poole -6 7 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 64 (66.67%) C#
2 51 (53.13%) .NET
3 45 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 43 (44.79%) SQL Server
5 41 (42.71%) Visual Studio
5 41 (42.71%) ASP.NET
6 34 (35.42%) OO
6 34 (35.42%) Software Engineering
7 33 (34.38%) Linux
8 32 (33.33%) CSS
9 31 (32.29%) HTML
10 27 (28.13%) SQL
11 25 (26.04%) XML
12 24 (25.00%) Java
13 23 (23.96%) VB
13 23 (23.96%) Windows
14 21 (21.88%) PHP
15 20 (20.83%) Scrum
16 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (19.79%) Ruby on Rails
16 19 (19.79%) Ruby
16 19 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (19.79%) TDD
16 19 (19.79%) Eclipse
16 19 (19.79%) Tomcat
17 17 (17.71%) MVC
18 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
18 16 (16.67%) Degree
19 15 (15.63%) Time Management
19 15 (15.63%) C++

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (19.79%) Tomcat
2 10 (10.42%) IIS
3 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.04%) CMS
5 1 (1.04%) Drupal
5 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.04%) GoldMine
1 1 (1.04%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) Internet
2 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) SMS
3 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (44.79%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (15.63%) MySQL
4 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.21%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (42.71%) Visual Studio
2 19 (19.79%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.21%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.04%) Subversion
4 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.21%) Electronics
1 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.13%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (53.13%) .NET
2 41 (42.71%) ASP.NET
3 32 (33.33%) CSS
4 31 (32.29%) HTML
5 25 (26.04%) XML
6 19 (19.79%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (14.58%) jQuery
8 12 (12.50%) DHTML
9 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (7.29%) WPF
11 4 (4.17%) Silverlight
12 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (2.08%) CSS3
14 1 (1.04%) XSL
14 1 (1.04%) Web Services
14 1 (1.04%) XHTML
14 1 (1.04%) Ajax
14 1 (1.04%) Symfony
14 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.42%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.21%) Device Driver
4 5 (5.21%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (5.21%) Open Source
4 5 (5.21%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.38%) Linux
2 23 (23.96%) Windows
3 14 (14.58%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) OO
1 34 (35.42%) Software Engineering
2 20 (20.83%) Scrum
3 19 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (19.79%) TDD
4 17 (17.71%) MVC
5 15 (15.63%) Time Management
6 14 (14.58%) OOD
6 14 (14.58%) Waterfall
6 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.38%) Web Development
8 6 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (6.25%) ITIL
9 4 (4.17%) Data Transformation
10 2 (2.08%) Web Application Development
11 1 (1.04%) OOP
11 1 (1.04%) ERP
11 1 (1.04%) Data Management
11 1 (1.04%) Project Planning
11 1 (1.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (66.67%) C#
2 45 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.13%) SQL
4 24 (25.00%) Java
5 23 (23.96%) VB
6 21 (21.88%) PHP
7 19 (19.79%) Ruby
8 15 (15.63%) C++
9 10 (10.42%) C
10 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.17%) Perl
11 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) MCP
2 9 (9.38%) MCSD
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.58%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.04%) Sage
2 1 (1.04%) Pegasus
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £33,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
iSupply Energy
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Upto 20% Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Amazing Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Poole
Dorset Software
Salary: £22k - 23k per year
Posted: 24 days ago