The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Dorset region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 46 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.91% 5.30% 8.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.94% 5.36% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 51
Median salary £34,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £41,800 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
547 653 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.45% 98.79% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 452 540 499
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 4 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +17 22 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Wimborne - 4 £44,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 67 (91.78%) C#
2 66 (90.41%) .NET
3 53 (72.60%) SQL
4 49 (67.12%) .NET Framework
5 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
6 44 (60.27%) SQL Server
7 42 (57.53%) ASP.NET
8 40 (54.79%) MVC
9 38 (52.05%) MS Excel
10 36 (49.32%) Visual Studio
10 36 (49.32%) HTML
11 34 (46.58%) CSS
12 31 (42.47%) Entity Framework
13 24 (32.88%) WCF
13 24 (32.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
14 23 (31.51%) Windows
14 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (28.77%) Software Engineering
16 19 (26.03%) WinForms
17 18 (24.66%) MCTS
17 18 (24.66%) VB6
17 18 (24.66%) COM
17 18 (24.66%) VC++
17 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (24.66%) SAP
17 18 (24.66%) Crystal Reports
17 18 (24.66%) C++
17 18 (24.66%) T-SQL
17 18 (24.66%) VB

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.74%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (52.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (24.66%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (60.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.66%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (49.32%) Visual Studio
2 24 (32.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.85%) JIRA
4 4 (5.48%) MSTest
4 4 (5.48%) NUnit
5 2 (2.74%) Moq
General
1 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.37%) Billing
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (90.41%) .NET
2 49 (67.12%) .NET Framework
3 42 (57.53%) ASP.NET
4 36 (49.32%) HTML
5 34 (46.58%) CSS
6 31 (42.47%) Entity Framework
7 24 (32.88%) WCF
8 19 (26.03%) WinForms
9 18 (24.66%) COM
10 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
12 6 (8.22%) LINQ
12 6 (8.22%) NHibernate
13 5 (6.85%) HTML5
13 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (6.85%) WPF
14 4 (5.48%) jQuery
15 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2 (2.74%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Android
2 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) MVC
2 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.77%) Software Engineering
4 18 (24.66%) Mentoring
5 13 (17.81%) TDD
6 10 (13.70%) SDLC
7 8 (10.96%) OO
8 7 (9.59%) Web Application Development
9 6 (8.22%) UML
9 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.85%) BDD
10 5 (6.85%) Coaching
10 5 (6.85%) Multithreading
10 5 (6.85%) OOD
10 5 (6.85%) OOP
10 5 (6.85%) Product Management
10 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.48%) ERP
12 3 (4.11%) Web Development
13 2 (2.74%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (91.78%) C#
2 53 (72.60%) SQL
3 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
4 18 (24.66%) C++
4 18 (24.66%) T-SQL
4 18 (24.66%) VB
4 18 (24.66%) VB6
4 18 (24.66%) VC++
5 2 (2.74%) PHP
5 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.37%) Java
6 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Degree
1 18 (24.66%) MCPD
1 18 (24.66%) MCTS
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.66%) SAP
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
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