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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 37 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 59 44 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 7.53% 8.51% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.74% 8.92% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 59 44 16
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +53.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £34,100
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
762 493 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.19% 95.36% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 684 401 407
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 February 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 February 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 32 £30,000 -17.80% 4
Bournemouth -40 16 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Ferndown - 6 £37,500 - 1
Wareham - 2 £27,000 -
Dorchester - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 112 (96.55%) .NET
2 103 (88.79%) ASP.NET
3 100 (86.21%) C#
4 93 (80.17%) SQL
5 85 (73.28%) SQL Server
6 78 (67.24%) JavaScript
6 78 (67.24%) MVC
7 75 (64.66%) HTML
8 73 (62.93%) CSS
9 72 (62.07%) Software Engineering
10 62 (53.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 57 (49.14%) jQuery
12 56 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 52 (44.83%) Microsoft
14 51 (43.97%) T-SQL
14 51 (43.97%) Degree
15 37 (31.90%) AngularJS
16 32 (27.59%) Web Development
16 32 (27.59%) .NET Framework
17 30 (25.86%) VB.NET
18 29 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 26 (22.41%) WinForms
20 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (18.10%) LINQ
21 19 (16.38%) Classic ASP
21 19 (16.38%) Windows
22 18 (15.52%) Web Services
22 18 (15.52%) SharePoint
23 17 (14.66%) Scrum
24 16 (13.79%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) JBoss
2 3 (2.59%) Apache
2 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.86%) Kentico
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) PBX
1 1 (0.86%) VoIP
1 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (73.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Visual Studio
1 8 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (3.45%) Spanish Language
2 3 (2.59%) Finance
3 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (96.55%) .NET
2 103 (88.79%) ASP.NET
3 75 (64.66%) HTML
4 73 (62.93%) CSS
5 62 (53.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 57 (49.14%) jQuery
7 56 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 37 (31.90%) AngularJS
9 32 (27.59%) .NET Framework
10 29 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 26 (22.41%) WinForms
12 21 (18.10%) LINQ
13 19 (16.38%) Classic ASP
14 18 (15.52%) Web Services
15 16 (13.79%) WCF
16 11 (9.48%) WPF
17 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (7.76%) SOAP
19 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 7 (6.03%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Windows
2 1 (0.86%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (67.24%) MVC
2 72 (62.07%) Software Engineering
3 32 (27.59%) Web Development
4 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.66%) Scrum
6 13 (11.21%) OO
7 11 (9.48%) OOP
8 8 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.03%) SOA
10 4 (3.45%) Migration
10 4 (3.45%) Data Analysis
11 3 (2.59%) Web Application Development
11 3 (2.59%) CRM
12 2 (1.72%) OOD
13 1 (0.86%) Service Delivery
13 1 (0.86%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (86.21%) C#
2 93 (80.17%) SQL
3 78 (67.24%) JavaScript
4 51 (43.97%) T-SQL
5 30 (25.86%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.03%) C++
7 6 (5.17%) VB
8 5 (4.31%) PHP
9 4 (3.45%) Delphi
10 3 (2.59%) Java
11 2 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (43.97%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.86%) VCP4
Vendors
1 52 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle
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