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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 40 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 32 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.15% 4.88% 5.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 5.02% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 51
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £60,000
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
582 638 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.83% 97.26% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 510 496 719
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 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -4 15 £42,500 +8.28% 3
Dorchester - 6 - - 1
Bournemouth +6 4 £35,000 +48.93%
Wimborne - 1 £45,000 - 1
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 55 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (61.82%) C#
3 26 (47.27%) Linux
3 26 (47.27%) OO
4 25 (45.45%) C++
5 23 (41.82%) Windows
6 21 (38.18%) OOD
7 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (34.55%) Degree
8 19 (34.55%) Computer Science
9 18 (32.73%) UML
10 17 (30.91%) C
10 17 (30.91%) .NET
11 16 (29.09%) Visual Studio
11 16 (29.09%) Electronics
12 12 (21.82%) TDD
12 12 (21.82%) BDD
13 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 10 (18.18%) Python
14 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 10 (18.18%) Java
14 10 (18.18%) Android
14 10 (18.18%) .NET Compact Framework
14 10 (18.18%) SDLC
15 9 (16.36%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (14.55%) Subversion
16 8 (14.55%) Embedded Systems
16 8 (14.55%) Software Architecture
17 7 (12.73%) System Testing

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 (3.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Big Data
2 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Visual Studio
2 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.55%) Subversion
4 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (29.09%) Electronics
2 3 (5.45%) Automotive
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) .NET
2 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (18.18%) .NET Compact Framework
4 6 (10.91%) WPF
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.09%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (3.64%) Qt
6 2 (3.64%) WCF
7 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.82%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.55%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Robotics
5 1 (1.82%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Linux
2 23 (41.82%) Windows
3 10 (18.18%) Android
4 9 (16.36%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (47.27%) OO
3 21 (38.18%) OOD
4 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (32.73%) UML
6 12 (21.82%) BDD
6 12 (21.82%) TDD
7 10 (18.18%) SDLC
8 8 (14.55%) Software Architecture
9 7 (12.73%) OOP
9 7 (12.73%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (12.73%) System Testing
10 5 (9.09%) MVC
10 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Web Development
10 5 (9.09%) WFM
11 4 (7.27%) Project Management
12 3 (5.45%) Defect Tracking
12 3 (5.45%) Multithreading
12 3 (5.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) C#
2 25 (45.45%) C++
3 17 (30.91%) C
4 10 (18.18%) Java
4 10 (18.18%) Python
5 6 (10.91%) SQL
6 5 (9.09%) Perl
6 5 (9.09%) PHP
7 4 (7.27%) Embedded C
7 4 (7.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
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