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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 38 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.90% 2.64% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 2.71% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 19
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
574 665 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.65% 97.65% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 500 520 672
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +35 29 £33,750 +26.16% 7
Poole -14 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Wimborne - 2 £37,500 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 44 (86.27%) C#
2 43 (84.31%) .NET
3 33 (64.71%) ASP.NET
4 32 (62.75%) MVC
5 28 (54.90%) HTML
6 27 (52.94%) CSS
7 26 (50.98%) Visual Studio
7 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
8 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
8 25 (49.02%) SQL
9 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (41.18%) .NET Framework
10 18 (35.29%) Entity Framework
11 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
12 12 (23.53%) TDD
12 12 (23.53%) Web Development
12 12 (23.53%) Umbraco
13 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (19.61%) Google
14 10 (19.61%) GitHub
14 10 (19.61%) Bitbucket
14 10 (19.61%) Basecamp
14 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
14 10 (19.61%) Trello
14 10 (19.61%) Google Apps
14 10 (19.61%) Dropbox
14 10 (19.61%) Slack

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 12 (23.53%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (19.61%) Basecamp
2 10 (19.61%) Dropbox
2 10 (19.61%) GitHub
2 10 (19.61%) Google Apps
2 10 (19.61%) Slack
2 10 (19.61%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) DocumentDB
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Visual Studio
2 10 (19.61%) Bitbucket
2 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) Moq
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.96%) Automotive
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (84.31%) .NET
2 33 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 28 (54.90%) HTML
4 27 (52.94%) CSS
5 21 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (35.29%) Entity Framework
7 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
8 7 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (13.73%) WCF
9 6 (11.76%) Android SDK
9 6 (11.76%) HTML5
9 6 (11.76%) LINQ
10 5 (9.80%) CSS3
11 4 (7.84%) COM
11 4 (7.84%) jQuery
11 4 (7.84%) WinForms
12 3 (5.88%) NHibernate
12 3 (5.88%) RESTful
12 3 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) MVC
2 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.53%) TDD
3 12 (23.53%) Web Development
4 8 (15.69%) BDD
5 6 (11.76%) Android Development
5 6 (11.76%) Mobile Development
5 6 (11.76%) OO
5 6 (11.76%) SDLC
5 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.80%) OOP
6 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.88%) OOD
8 3 (5.88%) UML
9 2 (3.92%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.96%) CQRS
10 1 (1.96%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) C#
2 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
2 25 (49.02%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) C++
5 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.84%) VB
5 4 (7.84%) VB6
5 4 (7.84%) VC++
6 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) SOQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) MCPD
2 4 (7.84%) MCTS
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Google
3 4 (7.84%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
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