The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 71 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 13 35 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.71% 4.85% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 5.04% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 13
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
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
728 694 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.66% 96.26% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 582 581 437
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%

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 19 September 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 19 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
(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
Bournemouth -12 4 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Dorchester +8 3 £27,500 +27.90% 1
Ferndown - 3 £22,500 -
Wimborne - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 63 (77.78%) C#
2 55 (67.90%) .NET
3 47 (58.02%) JavaScript
4 42 (51.85%) ASP.NET
5 41 (50.62%) SQL
6 32 (39.51%) HTML
6 32 (39.51%) SQL Server
6 32 (39.51%) CSS
6 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (39.51%) Degree
7 27 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 26 (32.10%) Visual Studio
9 25 (30.86%) OO
10 22 (27.16%) Linux
11 19 (23.46%) WPF
12 18 (22.22%) TDD
13 17 (20.99%) Computer Science
13 17 (20.99%) PHP
14 16 (19.75%) Windows
15 15 (18.52%) C++
15 15 (18.52%) Scrum
16 14 (17.28%) OOD
17 13 (16.05%) MySQL
17 13 (16.05%) VB
18 12 (14.81%) Windows CE
18 12 (14.81%) MVC
18 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (14.81%) Waterfall
18 12 (14.81%) QA
18 12 (14.81%) Ruby

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (12.35%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) Confluence
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.23%) Drupal
4 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Exchequer
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (3.70%) GoldMine
2 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.47%) PBX
2 2 (2.47%) VoIP
3 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.05%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) RavenDB
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.35%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) FogBugz
4 3 (3.70%) NUnit
5 2 (2.47%) JIRA
5 2 (2.47%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.47%) WATIR
5 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.47%) NCrunch
5 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.47%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.47%) Moq
5 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) Back Office
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (67.90%) .NET
2 42 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 32 (39.51%) CSS
3 32 (39.51%) HTML
4 19 (23.46%) WPF
5 11 (13.58%) jQuery
6 10 (12.35%) XML
6 10 (12.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (8.64%) NHibernate
9 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.17%) WinForms
10 2 (2.47%) Dapper ORM
10 2 (2.47%) StructureMap
10 2 (2.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (2.47%) CSS3
10 2 (2.47%) MSMQ
10 2 (2.47%) Spring.NET
11 1 (1.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.64%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.17%) Physics
5 3 (3.70%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.70%) Open Source
5 3 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Linux
2 16 (19.75%) Windows
3 12 (14.81%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 25 (30.86%) OO
4 18 (22.22%) TDD
5 15 (18.52%) Scrum
6 14 (17.28%) OOD
7 12 (14.81%) MVC
7 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 8 (9.88%) Time Management
9 7 (8.64%) Pair Programming
10 5 (6.17%) Web Development
10 5 (6.17%) ERP
11 3 (3.70%) CRM
11 3 (3.70%) Web Application Development
12 2 (2.47%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.47%) Migration
12 2 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.47%) Refactoring
12 2 (2.47%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 63 (77.78%) C#
2 47 (58.02%) JavaScript
3 41 (50.62%) SQL
4 17 (20.99%) PHP
5 15 (18.52%) C++
6 13 (16.05%) VB
7 12 (14.81%) Ruby
8 10 (12.35%) VB.NET
8 10 (12.35%) Java
9 5 (6.17%) C
10 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (39.51%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.47%) HND
3 1 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.70%) Pegasus
2 3 (3.70%) Sage
3 2 (2.47%) Endeca
3 2 (2.47%) RedPrairie
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