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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 27 26 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 73 49 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 9.76% 8.01% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.12% 8.22% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 71 49 17
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +55.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
721 596 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.39% 97.39% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 639 499 481
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 35 £30,000 -17.80% 1
Bournemouth -35 19 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Ferndown - 6 £37,500 - 1
Dorchester - 4 £35,000 -
Wareham - 3 £27,000 -
Weymouth - 2 £22,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 104 (96.30%) .NET
2 94 (87.04%) C#
3 92 (85.19%) ASP.NET
4 81 (75.00%) SQL
5 78 (72.22%) SQL Server
6 70 (64.81%) MVC
7 69 (63.89%) JavaScript
8 67 (62.04%) HTML
9 66 (61.11%) CSS
10 65 (60.19%) Software Engineering
11 55 (50.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (45.37%) jQuery
12 49 (45.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 47 (43.52%) Degree
13 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
14 41 (37.96%) T-SQL
15 30 (27.78%) VB.NET
15 30 (27.78%) .NET Framework
15 30 (27.78%) AngularJS
16 28 (25.93%) Web Development
17 26 (24.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 26 (24.07%) WinForms
18 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (15.74%) Classic ASP
19 17 (15.74%) Windows
19 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
20 16 (14.81%) LINQ
21 15 (13.89%) Scrum
21 15 (13.89%) WCF
21 15 (13.89%) OO

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.85%) IIS
3 2 (1.85%) CMS
3 2 (1.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) Kentico
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.85%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 8 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (1.85%) Moq
2 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.85%) NCrunch
2 2 (1.85%) NUnit
2 2 (1.85%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) ReSharper
2 2 (1.85%) WATIR
2 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (3.70%) Spanish Language
2 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.78%) Retail
3 2 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (96.30%) .NET
2 92 (85.19%) ASP.NET
3 67 (62.04%) HTML
4 66 (61.11%) CSS
5 55 (50.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (45.37%) jQuery
6 49 (45.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 30 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 30 (27.78%) .NET Framework
8 26 (24.07%) WinForms
8 26 (24.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 17 (15.74%) Classic ASP
10 16 (14.81%) LINQ
11 15 (13.89%) Web Services
11 15 (13.89%) WCF
12 14 (12.96%) WPF
13 9 (8.33%) StructureMap
14 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (7.41%) SOAP
15 7 (6.48%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Mobile App
2 11 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (64.81%) MVC
2 65 (60.19%) Software Engineering
3 28 (25.93%) Web Development
4 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (13.89%) Scrum
5 15 (13.89%) OO
6 11 (10.19%) OOP
7 8 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.48%) SOA
9 6 (5.56%) Migration
10 4 (3.70%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.70%) OOD
11 3 (2.78%) CRM
11 3 (2.78%) Web Application Development
12 2 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (1.85%) BDD
12 2 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (1.85%) E-Commerce
12 2 (1.85%) ERP
12 2 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 94 (87.04%) C#
2 81 (75.00%) SQL
3 69 (63.89%) JavaScript
4 41 (37.96%) T-SQL
5 30 (27.78%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.41%) C++
7 6 (5.56%) VB
8 5 (4.63%) PHP
9 4 (3.70%) Delphi
10 2 (1.85%) VB6
10 2 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (43.52%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.85%) Endeca
2 2 (1.85%) RedPrairie
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle
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