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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South West / Dorset
Rank 45 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.23% 3.68% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 3.73% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 30
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
432 778 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.21% 98.86% 98.73%
Number of salaries quoted 383 619 614
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 11 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Dorchester -3 3 - - 1
Bournemouth +26 2 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Shaftesbury 0 1 £42,500 +13.33%
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 18 January 2017, 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 53 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (67.92%) C#
3 25 (47.17%) OO
4 24 (45.28%) .NET
4 24 (45.28%) Degree
4 24 (45.28%) Computer Science
5 23 (43.40%) C++
6 22 (41.51%) Linux
7 20 (37.74%) UML
8 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (33.96%) Windows
10 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
11 14 (26.42%) .NET Framework
11 14 (26.42%) OOP
12 13 (24.53%) SQL
13 10 (18.87%) Robotics
13 10 (18.87%) Mathematics
13 10 (18.87%) Machine Learning
14 9 (16.98%) Manufacturing
14 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
14 9 (16.98%) C
14 9 (16.98%) OOD
15 8 (15.09%) Java
15 8 (15.09%) NHibernate
15 8 (15.09%) Entity Framework
15 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (15.09%) JIRA
15 8 (15.09%) WCF
15 8 (15.09%) WPF
15 8 (15.09%) Multithreading

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 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.55%) FTP
2 4 (7.55%) HTTP
2 4 (7.55%) Kerberos
2 4 (7.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) JIRA
1 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.89%) Moq
General
1 9 (16.98%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) .NET Framework
3 8 (15.09%) Entity Framework
3 8 (15.09%) NHibernate
3 8 (15.09%) WCF
3 8 (15.09%) WPF
4 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
4 6 (11.32%) CSS
4 6 (11.32%) HTML
5 5 (9.43%) Node.js
6 4 (7.55%) CSS3
6 4 (7.55%) HTML5
6 4 (7.55%) Polymer
6 4 (7.55%) Web Components
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.89%) jQuery
7 1 (1.89%) JSON
7 1 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.89%) React
7 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.87%) Mathematics
2 10 (18.87%) Robotics
3 7 (13.21%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.77%) EPoS
5 2 (3.77%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) Linux
2 18 (33.96%) Windows
3 6 (11.32%) Android
3 6 (11.32%) Unix
4 4 (7.55%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (47.17%) OO
3 20 (37.74%) UML
4 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (26.42%) OOP
6 10 (18.87%) Machine Learning
7 9 (16.98%) OOD
8 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
9 7 (13.21%) SDLC
9 7 (13.21%) Web Development
10 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.55%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (7.55%) Open Source
10 4 (7.55%) Post-Production
10 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
11 3 (5.66%) Coaching
11 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.66%) People Management
11 3 (5.66%) Scrum
12 1 (1.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) C#
2 23 (43.40%) C++
3 13 (24.53%) SQL
4 9 (16.98%) C
4 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.09%) Java
6 3 (5.66%) PHP
6 3 (5.66%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Docker
1 4 (7.55%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle
Dorchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits + Flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago