The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Engineer 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 Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 83 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.13% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £31,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.90%
Software Development Engineer
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
728 694 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.66% 96.26% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 582 581 437
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the Dorset region.

Software Development Engineer Salary Trend in Dorset

Software Development Engineer
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Software Development Engineer 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 Development Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Software Development Engineer 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 Development Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B