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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 50 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 56 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.72% 6.16% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 6.24% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19 54 35
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
589 897 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.77% 98.68% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 458 732 570
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £55,000
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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Bournemouth -17 19 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Poole +24 7 £35,000 -9.67% 2
Ferndown - 2 £34,375 - 1
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 70 (92.11%) .NET
2 68 (89.47%) C#
3 62 (81.58%) ASP.NET
4 53 (69.74%) SQL
5 50 (65.79%) JavaScript
6 49 (64.47%) HTML
6 49 (64.47%) SQL Server
7 42 (55.26%) MVC
8 41 (53.95%) CSS
9 39 (51.32%) jQuery
10 36 (47.37%) T-SQL
11 33 (43.42%) Software Engineering
11 33 (43.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
13 31 (40.79%) SDLC
14 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (30.26%) AngularJS
16 20 (26.32%) Web Development
16 20 (26.32%) Degree
17 18 (23.68%) .NET Framework
17 18 (23.68%) Windows
18 14 (18.42%) Scrum
19 13 (17.11%) Web Services
19 13 (17.11%) Java
19 13 (17.11%) VB.NET
19 13 (17.11%) Entity Framework
20 11 (14.47%) Classic ASP
20 11 (14.47%) OO
21 10 (13.16%) SharePoint

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) JBoss
2 4 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) PBX
1 3 (3.95%) VoIP
2 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (64.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.63%) NUnit
4 1 (1.32%) MSTest
4 1 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.95%) Games
2 3 (3.95%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (92.11%) .NET
2 62 (81.58%) ASP.NET
3 49 (64.47%) HTML
4 41 (53.95%) CSS
5 39 (51.32%) jQuery
6 33 (43.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 23 (30.26%) AngularJS
9 18 (23.68%) .NET Framework
10 13 (17.11%) Entity Framework
10 13 (17.11%) Web Services
11 11 (14.47%) Classic ASP
12 9 (11.84%) WinForms
12 9 (11.84%) WCF
12 9 (11.84%) LINQ
12 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (9.21%) XML
13 7 (9.21%) SOAP
14 6 (7.89%) XSLT
14 6 (7.89%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) MVC
2 33 (43.42%) Software Engineering
3 31 (40.79%) SDLC
4 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (26.32%) Web Development
6 14 (18.42%) Scrum
7 11 (14.47%) OO
8 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.89%) OOD
9 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.58%) System Testing
11 4 (5.26%) ETL
11 4 (5.26%) Pair Programming
12 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.95%) Software Testing
12 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
12 3 (3.95%) Signal Processing
13 2 (2.63%) SOA
14 1 (1.32%) CRM
14 1 (1.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 68 (89.47%) C#
2 53 (69.74%) SQL
3 50 (65.79%) JavaScript
4 36 (47.37%) T-SQL
5 13 (17.11%) VB.NET
5 13 (17.11%) Java
6 8 (10.53%) C++
7 3 (3.95%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) Delphi
8 1 (1.32%) VB6
8 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) HND
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
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