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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 42 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.86% 4.88% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 4.99% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 32
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
468 762 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.94% 97.82% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 430 575 567
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Dorchester -1 8 - -
Poole -4 8 £33,750 -25.00% 2
Wimborne - 3 £45,000 -
Bournemouth +24 1 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Shaftesbury - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (61.40%) C#
3 28 (49.12%) Degree
3 28 (49.12%) Computer Science
4 27 (47.37%) C++
4 27 (47.37%) Linux
5 22 (38.60%) UML
6 21 (36.84%) OO
7 18 (31.58%) Windows
7 18 (31.58%) .NET
7 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (22.81%) .NET Framework
8 13 (22.81%) C
8 13 (22.81%) Mathematics
9 12 (21.05%) Robotics
9 12 (21.05%) Machine Learning
9 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 11 (19.30%) SQL
10 11 (19.30%) Java
10 11 (19.30%) OOP
10 11 (19.30%) Android
11 10 (17.54%) Web Development
12 9 (15.79%) Manufacturing
12 9 (15.79%) OOD
13 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (14.04%) NoSQL
14 7 (12.28%) Entity Framework
14 7 (12.28%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (12.28%) JIRA
14 7 (12.28%) WCF

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 (3.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.02%) FTP
2 4 (7.02%) HTTP
2 4 (7.02%) Kerberos
2 4 (7.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.02%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.28%) JIRA
3 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.51%) Subversion
5 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) .NET
2 13 (22.81%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.28%) Entity Framework
3 7 (12.28%) NHibernate
3 7 (12.28%) WCF
3 7 (12.28%) WPF
4 6 (10.53%) CSS
4 6 (10.53%) HTML
5 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.02%) CSS3
6 4 (7.02%) HTML5
6 4 (7.02%) Node.js
6 4 (7.02%) Polymer
6 4 (7.02%) Web Components
7 2 (3.51%) Web Services
7 2 (3.51%) XML
8 1 (1.75%) .NET Compact Framework
8 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (49.12%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.81%) Mathematics
3 12 (21.05%) Robotics
4 7 (12.28%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.75%) EPoS
6 1 (1.75%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Linux
2 18 (31.58%) Windows
3 11 (19.30%) Android
4 6 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (10.53%) Unix
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (38.60%) UML
3 21 (36.84%) OO
4 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.05%) Machine Learning
6 11 (19.30%) OOP
7 10 (17.54%) Web Development
8 9 (15.79%) OOD
9 7 (12.28%) Multithreading
10 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 6 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (10.53%) Open Source
10 6 (10.53%) Post-Production
10 6 (10.53%) SDLC
11 5 (8.77%) Scrum
12 4 (7.02%) Web Application Development
13 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
13 2 (3.51%) System Testing
13 2 (3.51%) WFM
14 1 (1.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) C#
2 27 (47.37%) C++
3 13 (22.81%) C
4 11 (19.30%) Java
4 11 (19.30%) SQL
5 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.28%) Python
6 6 (10.53%) PHP
7 5 (8.77%) Perl
8 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
1 4 (7.02%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
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