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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 53 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.41% 3.87% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.57% 3.98% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 32
Average salary £37,250 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.47% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £40,000 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
635 879 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.50% 97.13% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 494 712 591
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,000 £55,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Bournemouth -8 12 £33,500 -4.28% 2
Poole +28 11 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Ferndown - 3 £35,000 -
Verwood - 3 £37,500 -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 62 (92.54%) .NET
2 60 (89.55%) C#
3 46 (68.66%) ASP.NET
4 37 (55.22%) JavaScript
5 36 (53.73%) SQL
5 36 (53.73%) SQL Server
6 35 (52.24%) HTML
7 27 (40.30%) CSS
7 27 (40.30%) MVC
8 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
8 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (37.31%) jQuery
10 22 (32.84%) T-SQL
11 20 (29.85%) Windows
12 19 (28.36%) Software Engineering
12 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (28.36%) SDLC
13 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
14 16 (23.88%) Java
15 15 (22.39%) OO
16 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
16 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
17 11 (16.42%) Web Services
17 11 (16.42%) VB.NET
17 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
17 11 (16.42%) Scrum
17 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
18 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) JBoss
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.49%) Node.js
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) PBX
1 3 (4.48%) VoIP
1 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (53.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.97%) MySQL
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.49%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.99%) NUnit
4 1 (1.49%) MSTest
4 1 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.48%) Games
2 3 (4.48%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (92.54%) .NET
2 46 (68.66%) ASP.NET
3 35 (52.24%) HTML
4 27 (40.30%) CSS
5 25 (37.31%) jQuery
6 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
9 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
10 11 (16.42%) Web Services
11 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (11.94%) .NET Compact Framework
12 8 (11.94%) Entity Framework
12 8 (11.94%) WCF
13 7 (10.45%) WinForms
13 7 (10.45%) XML
14 6 (8.96%) XSLT
14 6 (8.96%) SOAP
14 6 (8.96%) WSDL
15 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) MVC
2 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.36%) Software Engineering
3 19 (28.36%) SDLC
4 15 (22.39%) OO
5 11 (16.42%) Scrum
5 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
6 9 (13.43%) Web Development
6 9 (13.43%) OOD
7 8 (11.94%) System Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.97%) Pair Programming
9 4 (5.97%) ETL
10 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.48%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.48%) Signal Processing
11 2 (2.99%) SOA
11 2 (2.99%) OOP
12 1 (1.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 60 (89.55%) C#
2 37 (55.22%) JavaScript
3 36 (53.73%) SQL
4 22 (32.84%) T-SQL
5 16 (23.88%) Java
6 11 (16.42%) VB.NET
7 10 (14.93%) C++
8 3 (4.48%) C
9 2 (2.99%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) VB
10 1 (1.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) HND
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
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