The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Dorset region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 51 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 38 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.46% 6.23% 9.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 6.34% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 64
Median salary £33,250 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.20% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £72,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
491 599 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.80% 98.20% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 424 487 587
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,950
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 26 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +7 15 £32,500 -8.45% 4
Wimborne - 2 £44,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 57 (91.94%) C#
2 56 (90.32%) .NET
3 48 (77.42%) SQL
4 44 (70.97%) .NET Framework
5 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
6 35 (56.45%) ASP.NET
7 34 (54.84%) SQL Server
7 34 (54.84%) MVC
8 32 (51.61%) MS Excel
8 32 (51.61%) Visual Studio
9 30 (48.39%) HTML
10 29 (46.77%) Entity Framework
11 28 (45.16%) CSS
12 21 (33.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (32.26%) WCF
13 20 (32.26%) Windows
13 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
13 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
15 16 (25.81%) WinForms
15 16 (25.81%) Degree
16 15 (24.19%) MCPD
16 15 (24.19%) SAP Business One
16 15 (24.19%) Mentoring
16 15 (24.19%) MCTS
16 15 (24.19%) VB6
16 15 (24.19%) TDD
16 15 (24.19%) SAP
16 15 (24.19%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (24.19%) C++

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) Apache
1 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (51.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (24.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.19%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (51.61%) Visual Studio
2 21 (33.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.06%) JIRA
4 3 (4.84%) MSTest
4 3 (4.84%) NUnit
5 2 (3.23%) Moq
General
1 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.61%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (90.32%) .NET
2 44 (70.97%) .NET Framework
3 35 (56.45%) ASP.NET
4 30 (48.39%) HTML
5 29 (46.77%) Entity Framework
6 28 (45.16%) CSS
7 20 (32.26%) WCF
8 16 (25.81%) WinForms
9 15 (24.19%) COM
10 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
10 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (9.68%) LINQ
11 6 (9.68%) NHibernate
11 6 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (8.06%) HTML5
12 5 (8.06%) WPF
13 3 (4.84%) jQuery
14 2 (3.23%) Backbone.js
15 1 (1.61%) RESTful
15 1 (1.61%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Android
2 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) MVC
2 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 15 (24.19%) Mentoring
4 15 (24.19%) TDD
5 9 (14.52%) OO
6 8 (12.90%) SDLC
7 7 (11.29%) BDD
8 6 (9.68%) OOP
8 6 (9.68%) UML
8 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Multithreading
9 5 (8.06%) OOD
10 4 (6.45%) Coaching
10 4 (6.45%) ERP
10 4 (6.45%) Product Management
10 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.45%) Web Application Development
11 3 (4.84%) Web Development
12 2 (3.23%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (91.94%) C#
2 48 (77.42%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.19%) C++
4 15 (24.19%) T-SQL
4 15 (24.19%) VB
4 15 (24.19%) VB6
4 15 (24.19%) VC++
5 2 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) Java
6 1 (1.61%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Degree
2 15 (24.19%) MCPD
2 15 (24.19%) MCTS
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
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