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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 21 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 71 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 10.32% 6.06% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.63% 6.27% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68 40 27
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
668 638 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.09% 96.67% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 565 548 583
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -2 28 £33,500 -16.25% 3
Poole +4 26 £30,000 -17.80% 4
Dorchester - 4 £35,000 - 1
Ferndown - 3 £37,500 -
Weymouth +1 2 £22,000 -37.14%
Wareham - 2 £27,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 81 (96.43%) .NET
2 73 (86.90%) C#
3 70 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 59 (70.24%) SQL Server
5 57 (67.86%) SQL
6 51 (60.71%) JavaScript
6 51 (60.71%) MVC
7 49 (58.33%) HTML
8 48 (57.14%) CSS
9 46 (54.76%) Software Engineering
10 38 (45.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
12 34 (40.48%) Degree
13 32 (38.10%) jQuery
13 32 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 26 (30.95%) VB.NET
15 24 (28.57%) T-SQL
15 24 (28.57%) .NET Framework
16 23 (27.38%) WinForms
17 20 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
19 15 (17.86%) Web Development
20 14 (16.67%) Windows
20 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
21 13 (15.48%) OO
21 13 (15.48%) WCF
21 13 (15.48%) WPF
21 13 (15.48%) SharePoint
22 12 (14.29%) LINQ
22 12 (14.29%) Web Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (15.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) CMS
3 2 (2.38%) Confluence
4 1 (1.19%) Kentico
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (70.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.38%) Moq
3 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.38%) NCrunch
3 2 (2.38%) NUnit
3 2 (2.38%) JIRA
3 2 (2.38%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.38%) WATIR
3 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.57%) Retail
1 3 (3.57%) Spanish Language
2 2 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (96.43%) .NET
2 70 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 49 (58.33%) HTML
4 48 (57.14%) CSS
5 38 (45.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (38.10%) jQuery
6 32 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 24 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 23 (27.38%) WinForms
9 20 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
11 13 (15.48%) WCF
11 13 (15.48%) WPF
12 12 (14.29%) LINQ
12 12 (14.29%) Web Services
13 8 (9.52%) Classic ASP
13 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (8.33%) StructureMap
15 6 (7.14%) XML
15 6 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
1 11 (13.10%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.71%) MVC
2 46 (54.76%) Software Engineering
3 15 (17.86%) Web Development
4 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.48%) OO
6 11 (13.10%) Scrum
7 9 (10.71%) OOP
8 6 (7.14%) Migration
8 6 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.95%) SOA
10 4 (4.76%) OOD
10 4 (4.76%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.57%) CRM
11 3 (3.57%) Web Application Development
12 2 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.38%) BDD
12 2 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.38%) ERP
12 2 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 73 (86.90%) C#
2 57 (67.86%) SQL
3 51 (60.71%) JavaScript
4 26 (30.95%) VB.NET
5 24 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.14%) C++
7 5 (5.95%) VB
8 4 (4.76%) PHP
9 3 (3.57%) Delphi
10 2 (2.38%) Ruby
11 1 (1.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (40.48%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) Endeca
2 2 (2.38%) RedPrairie
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £37000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago