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 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
Software Developer
Rank 50 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 48 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.85% 9.15% 8.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 9.25% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48 69 49
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £37,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer 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
Bournemouth +22 41 £34,000 -2.85% 7
Poole -19 2 £63,750 +112.50%
Wimborne - 1 £41,500 - 2
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 71 (92.21%) .NET
2 69 (89.61%) C#
3 48 (62.34%) SQL Server
4 46 (59.74%) Microsoft
5 45 (58.44%) ASP.NET
6 41 (53.25%) HTML
6 41 (53.25%) SQL
7 39 (50.65%) MVC
8 38 (49.35%) CSS
8 38 (49.35%) MS Excel
9 35 (45.45%) .NET Framework
10 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
11 28 (36.36%) Visual Studio
12 21 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (24.68%) WCF
13 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
14 18 (23.38%) WinForms
14 18 (23.38%) C++
14 18 (23.38%) Windows
15 17 (22.08%) COM
15 17 (22.08%) VC++
15 17 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (22.08%) T-SQL
15 17 (22.08%) VB
15 17 (22.08%) SAP
15 17 (22.08%) Crystal Reports
15 17 (22.08%) MCTS
15 17 (22.08%) Degree

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (15.58%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (49.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (22.08%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (62.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (22.08%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 21 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.90%) MSTest
3 3 (3.90%) NUnit
4 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) Moq
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Banking
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
3 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (92.21%) .NET
2 45 (58.44%) ASP.NET
3 41 (53.25%) HTML
4 38 (49.35%) CSS
5 35 (45.45%) .NET Framework
6 19 (24.68%) WCF
7 18 (23.38%) WinForms
8 17 (22.08%) COM
8 17 (22.08%) Entity Framework
9 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (12.99%) Ajax
11 10 (12.99%) DHTML
12 7 (9.09%) HTML5
12 7 (9.09%) jQuery
13 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.19%) LINQ
14 4 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3 (3.90%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Android
2 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) MVC
2 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
4 17 (22.08%) Mentoring
4 17 (22.08%) SDLC
5 8 (10.39%) Web Application Development
6 6 (7.79%) Coaching
6 6 (7.79%) OO
6 6 (7.79%) Product Management
6 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.79%) TDD
7 5 (6.49%) Test Strategy
7 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Android Development
8 4 (5.19%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.90%) ERP
9 3 (3.90%) Scrum
10 2 (2.60%) BDD
10 2 (2.60%) OOP
10 2 (2.60%) UML
Programming Languages
1 69 (89.61%) C#
2 41 (53.25%) SQL
3 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
4 18 (23.38%) C++
5 17 (22.08%) T-SQL
5 17 (22.08%) VB
5 17 (22.08%) VB6
5 17 (22.08%) VC++
6 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.60%) Java
8 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Degree
1 17 (22.08%) MCPD
1 17 (22.08%) MCTS
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.08%) SAP
3 3 (3.90%) Sitecore
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