The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Dorset region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 45 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.38% 4.41% 7.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 4.49% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 56
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software 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
501 601 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.80% 98.20% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 435 488 602
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,550
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Dorset

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Dorset

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Poole -5 12 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wimborne - 5 £40,000 -
Bournemouth +8 2 £41,250 +91.86% 2
Dorchester - 2 - - 1
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (51.16%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) OO
3 21 (48.84%) C++
4 19 (44.19%) Windows
4 19 (44.19%) Linux
5 17 (39.53%) OOD
6 15 (34.88%) Electronics
7 14 (32.56%) .NET
7 14 (32.56%) Visual Studio
8 13 (30.23%) C
8 13 (30.23%) UML
8 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.23%) Degree
9 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
10 9 (20.93%) TDD
10 9 (20.93%) BDD
10 9 (20.93%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (18.60%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
12 7 (16.28%) Embedded C
12 7 (16.28%) OOP
12 7 (16.28%) Unix
12 7 (16.28%) Firmware
12 7 (16.28%) .NET Compact Framework
12 7 (16.28%) SDLC
12 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
12 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server

Software Engineer 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.63%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.33%) CppUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.33%) NetBeans
General
1 15 (34.88%) Electronics
2 5 (11.63%) Automotive
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) .NET Compact Framework
2 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.63%) WPF
5 3 (6.98%) HTML
5 3 (6.98%) Qt
6 2 (4.65%) CSS
6 2 (4.65%) Web Services
7 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.33%) CSS3
7 1 (2.33%) JavaFX
7 1 (2.33%) jQuery
7 1 (2.33%) REST
7 1 (2.33%) SOAP
7 1 (2.33%) WCF
7 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.60%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (51.16%) OO
3 17 (39.53%) OOD
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.23%) UML
5 9 (20.93%) BDD
5 9 (20.93%) TDD
6 7 (16.28%) OOP
6 7 (16.28%) SDLC
7 6 (13.95%) MVC
8 5 (11.63%) Project Management
8 5 (11.63%) Software Architecture
9 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.98%) Linux Kernel Development
10 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) System Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) C++
3 13 (30.23%) C
4 7 (16.28%) Embedded C
5 6 (13.95%) Embedded C++
6 3 (6.98%) Java
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) SQL
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Fortran
8 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Firmware
2 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Sitotek
Salary: Unspecified 25 days holiday, plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago