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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 64 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.61% 2.37% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.47% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 32
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £22,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £38,250 £45,500
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
706 809 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.84% 95.85% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 560 650 593
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 9 £40,000 -
Bournemouth 0 5 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Verwood - 3 £37,500 -
Ferndown -1 2 £33,750 +50.00%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 52 (91.23%) C#
1 52 (91.23%) .NET
2 36 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 30 (52.63%) HTML
4 29 (50.88%) JavaScript
4 29 (50.88%) SQL Server
5 24 (42.11%) SQL
6 23 (40.35%) CSS
7 21 (36.84%) MVC
7 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
9 18 (31.58%) jQuery
10 17 (29.82%) Windows
10 17 (29.82%) SDLC
11 15 (26.32%) OO
11 15 (26.32%) T-SQL
12 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
13 13 (22.81%) Java
13 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (21.05%) .NET Framework
15 11 (19.30%) Unit Testing
15 11 (19.30%) Visual Studio
16 10 (17.54%) C++
16 10 (17.54%) Scrum
16 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (15.79%) OOD
18 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
18 8 (14.04%) Windows CE

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) JBoss
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) PBX
2 1 (1.75%) SMS
2 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.75%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.51%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) MSTest
4 1 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (5.26%) Electronics
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
1 3 (5.26%) Aerospace
1 3 (5.26%) Games
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (91.23%) .NET
2 36 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 30 (52.63%) HTML
4 23 (40.35%) CSS
5 18 (31.58%) jQuery
6 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (21.05%) .NET Framework
9 8 (14.04%) .NET Compact Framework
9 8 (14.04%) Web Services
10 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (10.53%) WCF
11 6 (10.53%) HTML5
11 6 (10.53%) XML
12 5 (8.77%) XSLT
12 5 (8.77%) WinForms
12 5 (8.77%) SOAP
12 5 (8.77%) WSDL
13 4 (7.02%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) MVC
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) SDLC
3 15 (26.32%) OO
4 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
5 11 (19.30%) Unit Testing
6 10 (17.54%) Scrum
7 9 (15.79%) OOD
8 8 (14.04%) System Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Web Development
10 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.02%) Pair Programming
11 4 (7.02%) ETL
12 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
12 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.26%) Signal Processing
13 2 (3.51%) SOA
13 2 (3.51%) OOP
14 1 (1.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 52 (91.23%) C#
2 29 (50.88%) JavaScript
3 24 (42.11%) SQL
4 15 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 13 (22.81%) Java
6 10 (17.54%) C++
7 7 (12.28%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.26%) C
9 2 (3.51%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) VB
10 1 (1.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) HND
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
Bournemouth, Dorset
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