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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
South West / Dorset
Rank 31 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 44 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.87% 5.46% 7.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.23% 5.53% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 59
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £64,250 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
401 796 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.02% 98.76% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 346 598 685
Median salary £38,250 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +14 14 £30,000 -11.76% 2
Poole +15 8 £38,750 -39.21% 2
Dorchester - 5 £42,500 - 1
Ferndown - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 63 (91.30%) C#
1 63 (91.30%) .NET
2 46 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 43 (62.32%) JavaScript
3 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (57.97%) SQL
5 39 (56.52%) SQL Server
6 36 (52.17%) HTML
6 36 (52.17%) CSS
7 26 (37.68%) jQuery
7 26 (37.68%) MVC
7 26 (37.68%) OO
8 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (33.33%) Web Development
9 21 (30.43%) RESTful
10 20 (28.99%) TDD
11 19 (27.54%) Java
12 18 (26.09%) AngularJS
13 17 (24.64%) Android
14 16 (23.19%) OOP
14 16 (23.19%) Visual Studio
14 16 (23.19%) Scrum
14 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
15 14 (20.29%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (20.29%) SOQL
15 14 (20.29%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (20.29%) Visualforce
15 14 (20.29%) Apex Code
15 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
15 14 (20.29%) Subversion

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 14 (20.29%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.80%) IIS
3 3 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Basecamp
2 2 (2.90%) Dropbox
2 2 (2.90%) G Suite
2 2 (2.90%) GitHub
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Slack
2 2 (2.90%) Trello
2 2 (2.90%) Zapier
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Visual Studio
2 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.29%) Subversion
3 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.90%) NUnit
6 1 (1.45%) MSTest
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (91.30%) .NET
2 46 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 36 (52.17%) CSS
3 36 (52.17%) HTML
4 26 (37.68%) jQuery
5 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (30.43%) RESTful
7 18 (26.09%) AngularJS
8 14 (20.29%) Visualforce
9 10 (14.49%) CSS3
9 10 (14.49%) HTML5
10 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
11 7 (10.14%) J2EE
12 6 (8.70%) Entity Framework
12 6 (8.70%) WinForms
13 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (5.80%) WCF
14 3 (4.35%) NHibernate
14 3 (4.35%) WPF
15 2 (2.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Android
2 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.80%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) MVC
2 26 (37.68%) OO
3 23 (33.33%) Web Development
4 20 (28.99%) TDD
5 16 (23.19%) OOP
5 16 (23.19%) Scrum
6 9 (13.04%) SDLC
7 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
8 4 (5.80%) OOD
8 4 (5.80%) Physics
8 4 (5.80%) UML
9 3 (4.35%) Logistics
9 3 (4.35%) Mobile Development
9 3 (4.35%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.35%) Process Improvement
9 3 (4.35%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.90%) Android Development
10 2 (2.90%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (91.30%) C#
2 43 (62.32%) JavaScript
3 40 (57.97%) SQL
4 19 (27.54%) Java
5 14 (20.29%) Apex Code
5 14 (20.29%) SOQL
6 11 (15.94%) VB.NET
7 10 (14.49%) VB
8 9 (13.04%) PHP
9 2 (2.90%) C++
9 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.45%) C
10 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.45%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.90%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago