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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 50 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 39 45 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.28% 7.76% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.42% 8.06% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 20
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
719 558 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.29% 96.21% 98.85%
Number of salaries quoted 608 450 452
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -23 18 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Poole -5 12 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Ferndown - 3 £37,500 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 109 (96.46%) .NET
2 99 (87.61%) ASP.NET
2 99 (87.61%) C#
3 94 (83.19%) SQL
4 81 (71.68%) JavaScript
5 79 (69.91%) SQL Server
6 76 (67.26%) MVC
7 72 (63.72%) HTML
8 70 (61.95%) CSS
8 70 (61.95%) Software Engineering
9 59 (52.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 58 (51.33%) jQuery
11 55 (48.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 50 (44.25%) T-SQL
13 49 (43.36%) Microsoft
13 49 (43.36%) Degree
14 39 (34.51%) AngularJS
15 31 (27.43%) Web Development
16 30 (26.55%) .NET Framework
17 29 (25.66%) Entity Framework
18 28 (24.78%) VB.NET
19 22 (19.47%) WinForms
20 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (17.70%) LINQ
21 20 (17.70%) Classic ASP
22 19 (16.81%) Windows
23 16 (14.16%) Web Services
24 15 (13.27%) Scrum
25 14 (12.39%) Mobile App
25 14 (12.39%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (11.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.65%) JBoss
2 3 (2.65%) Apache
3 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.77%) CMS
3 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.88%) Kentico
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) PBX
1 3 (2.65%) VoIP
2 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (69.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.42%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) NUnit
3 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (3.54%) Spanish Language
2 3 (2.65%) Electronics
2 3 (2.65%) Finance
2 3 (2.65%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.88%) Games
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (96.46%) .NET
2 99 (87.61%) ASP.NET
3 72 (63.72%) HTML
4 70 (61.95%) CSS
5 59 (52.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 58 (51.33%) jQuery
7 55 (48.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 39 (34.51%) AngularJS
9 30 (26.55%) .NET Framework
10 29 (25.66%) Entity Framework
11 22 (19.47%) WinForms
12 20 (17.70%) Classic ASP
12 20 (17.70%) LINQ
13 16 (14.16%) Web Services
14 14 (12.39%) WCF
15 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (7.96%) WPF
16 9 (7.96%) SOAP
17 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 7 (6.19%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (67.26%) MVC
2 70 (61.95%) Software Engineering
3 31 (27.43%) Web Development
4 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (13.27%) Scrum
6 11 (9.73%) OO
7 10 (8.85%) OOP
8 7 (6.19%) SOA
8 7 (6.19%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.54%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.54%) Migration
10 3 (2.65%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.65%) Software Testing
10 3 (2.65%) Signal Processing
10 3 (2.65%) Mobile Development
11 2 (1.77%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.77%) CRM
12 1 (0.88%) OOD
12 1 (0.88%) ITIL
12 1 (0.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (87.61%) C#
2 94 (83.19%) SQL
3 81 (71.68%) JavaScript
4 50 (44.25%) T-SQL
5 28 (24.78%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.85%) C++
7 6 (5.31%) Java
8 5 (4.42%) VB
9 4 (3.54%) Delphi
9 4 (3.54%) PHP
10 2 (1.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 49 (43.36%) Degree
2 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 49 (43.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle
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