The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 54 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.76% 4.43% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 4.60% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 18
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
878 739 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.02% 96.22% 98.49%
Number of salaries quoted 714 586 367
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
South West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -4 24 £35,000 - 2
Poole -18 4 £38,750 -6.06% 1
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (72.73%) C#
2 56 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 51 (57.95%) .NET
4 41 (46.59%) ASP.NET
5 38 (43.18%) SQL
6 36 (40.91%) HTML
6 36 (40.91%) CSS
7 33 (37.50%) Visual Studio
8 32 (36.36%) OO
9 31 (35.23%) Linux
9 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
10 29 (32.95%) Degree
11 28 (31.82%) Software Engineering
12 23 (26.14%) PHP
13 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (23.86%) Windows
15 20 (22.73%) C++
16 19 (21.59%) MySQL
16 19 (21.59%) VB
16 19 (21.59%) TDD
17 18 (20.45%) Scrum
17 18 (20.45%) Windows CE
17 18 (20.45%) OOD
17 18 (20.45%) QA
17 18 (20.45%) WPF
17 18 (20.45%) Waterfall
18 15 (17.05%) jQuery
18 15 (17.05%) MVC
19 13 (14.77%) Ruby
19 13 (14.77%) Ruby on Rails

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (14.77%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.14%) Drupal
2 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Exchequer
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (3.41%) GoldMine
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) Internet
2 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.27%) PBX
3 2 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.59%) MySQL
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.77%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.68%) FogBugz
4 2 (2.27%) Subversion
4 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.14%) NUnit
General
1 5 (5.68%) Electronics
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (57.95%) .NET
2 41 (46.59%) ASP.NET
3 36 (40.91%) HTML
3 36 (40.91%) CSS
4 18 (20.45%) WPF
5 15 (17.05%) jQuery
6 13 (14.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (14.77%) XML
7 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (7.95%) DHTML
9 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.68%) NHibernate
11 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (2.27%) CSS3
11 2 (2.27%) WinForms
12 1 (1.14%) XSL
12 1 (1.14%) Web Services
12 1 (1.14%) XHTML
12 1 (1.14%) HTML5
12 1 (1.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.23%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.95%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.68%) Open Source
4 5 (5.68%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (5.68%) Physics
4 5 (5.68%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.23%) Linux
2 21 (23.86%) Windows
3 18 (20.45%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) OO
2 28 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (21.59%) TDD
5 18 (20.45%) Scrum
5 18 (20.45%) OOD
5 18 (20.45%) Waterfall
6 15 (17.05%) MVC
7 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.09%) Time Management
9 5 (5.68%) Web Development
9 5 (5.68%) Pair Programming
10 3 (3.41%) ERP
11 2 (2.27%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.27%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.27%) CRM
12 1 (1.14%) OOP
12 1 (1.14%) Data Management
12 1 (1.14%) Mobile Application Development
12 1 (1.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (72.73%) C#
2 56 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 38 (43.18%) SQL
4 23 (26.14%) PHP
5 20 (22.73%) C++
6 19 (21.59%) VB
7 13 (14.77%) Ruby
7 13 (14.77%) Java
8 7 (7.95%) C
9 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.14%) VB6
11 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 29 (32.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.27%) HND
3 1 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.45%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Sage
2 3 (3.41%) Pegasus
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