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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 33 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 57 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 8.26% 5.85% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.48% 6.04% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 54 37 29
Average salary £30,750 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.58% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
672 613 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.39% 96.84% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 551 545 591
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +1 26 £33,500 -16.25% 7
Poole -5 14 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Ferndown - 5 £37,500 -
Dorchester - 4 £32,500 -
Weymouth +1 2 £22,000 -37.14%
Wareham - 1 £27,000 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 72 (92.31%) .NET
2 68 (87.18%) C#
3 59 (75.64%) ASP.NET
4 51 (65.38%) SQL Server
5 46 (58.97%) SQL
5 46 (58.97%) JavaScript
6 41 (52.56%) HTML
6 41 (52.56%) MVC
7 40 (51.28%) CSS
8 36 (46.15%) Software Engineering
9 31 (39.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (35.90%) Degree
11 27 (34.62%) jQuery
11 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
12 25 (32.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (25.64%) WinForms
14 20 (25.64%) VB.NET
15 18 (23.08%) T-SQL
15 18 (23.08%) .NET Framework
16 16 (20.51%) WPF
16 16 (20.51%) Windows
17 14 (17.95%) OO
18 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
18 13 (16.67%) Scrum
18 13 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
19 11 (14.10%) Web Development
19 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
20 10 (12.82%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) Confluence
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.28%) GoldMine
2 1 (1.28%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.85%) MySQL
5 2 (2.56%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.85%) NUnit
2 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.56%) Moq
3 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.56%) NCrunch
3 2 (2.56%) JIRA
3 2 (2.56%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.56%) WATIR
3 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.85%) Retail
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
2 2 (2.56%) Spanish Language
2 2 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (92.31%) .NET
2 59 (75.64%) ASP.NET
3 41 (52.56%) HTML
4 40 (51.28%) CSS
5 31 (39.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (34.62%) jQuery
7 25 (32.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 20 (25.64%) WinForms
9 18 (23.08%) .NET Framework
10 16 (20.51%) WPF
11 13 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
12 10 (12.82%) WCF
13 9 (11.54%) LINQ
14 8 (10.26%) Web Services
15 7 (8.97%) XML
15 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 5 (6.41%) XSLT
17 4 (5.13%) Classic ASP
17 4 (5.13%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.97%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) MVC
2 36 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.95%) OO
5 13 (16.67%) Scrum
6 11 (14.10%) Web Development
7 7 (8.97%) OOD
8 6 (7.69%) OOP
8 6 (7.69%) TDD
9 4 (5.13%) Pair Programming
9 4 (5.13%) CRM
9 4 (5.13%) Migration
10 3 (3.85%) ERP
10 3 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.85%) Web Application Development
10 3 (3.85%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.56%) BDD
11 2 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (87.18%) C#
2 46 (58.97%) JavaScript
2 46 (58.97%) SQL
3 20 (25.64%) VB.NET
4 18 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.97%) VB
5 7 (8.97%) PHP
5 7 (8.97%) C++
6 3 (3.85%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) Delphi
8 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (35.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.56%) Endeca
2 2 (2.56%) RedPrairie
3 1 (1.28%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.28%) Sage
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
QMS - Quality Medical Solutions
Salary: £18k - 26k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Health Care, 23 days holiday, parking
Posted: 20 days ago
Dorset
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 18000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 days ago