The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 43 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 32 70 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.24% 9.80% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 9.93% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30 70 33
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
593 705 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.05% 98.74% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 483 579 525
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

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 22 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -8 14 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Bournemouth -12 9 £21,500 -47.87% 1
Weymouth - 3 £30,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Software 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 86 (81.90%) Software Engineering
2 71 (67.62%) C++
3 56 (53.33%) C#
4 48 (45.71%) Linux
5 44 (41.90%) Degree
6 39 (37.14%) Windows
7 38 (36.19%) Computer Science
8 37 (35.24%) C
8 37 (35.24%) .NET
9 32 (30.48%) Java
10 31 (29.52%) SQL
11 23 (21.90%) JavaScript
11 23 (21.90%) OO
12 20 (19.05%) Mathematics
13 18 (17.14%) UNIX
14 16 (15.24%) OOP
15 15 (14.29%) Electronics
16 14 (13.33%) UML
16 14 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
17 13 (12.38%) Subversion
18 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (10.48%) XML
19 11 (10.48%) CSS
19 11 (10.48%) HTML
19 11 (10.48%) Python
19 11 (10.48%) Firmware
19 11 (10.48%) Mentoring
20 10 (9.52%) Android
20 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
21 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Software 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.76%) JBoss
1 5 (4.76%) Apache
1 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 5 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) Wireless
1 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.90%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.81%) SQLPlus
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.38%) Subversion
2 7 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.71%) Hudson
3 6 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (5.71%) Bugzilla
3 6 (5.71%) CruiseControl
4 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.81%) Toad
4 4 (3.81%) JIRA
5 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.95%) Selenium
6 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (14.29%) Electronics
2 6 (5.71%) Automotive
3 4 (3.81%) Finance
4 3 (2.86%) Billing
5 1 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.24%) .NET
2 11 (10.48%) XML
2 11 (10.48%) CSS
2 11 (10.48%) HTML
3 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.57%) STL
3 9 (8.57%) MFC
4 8 (7.62%) jQuery
5 7 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.76%) Spring
7 5 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.76%) Struts
7 5 (4.76%) Web Services
7 5 (4.76%) J2EE
7 5 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.19%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.05%) Mathematics
3 14 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.71%) Physics
6 5 (4.76%) Open Source
7 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.90%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.95%) Robotics
9 1 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (45.71%) Linux
2 39 (37.14%) Windows
3 18 (17.14%) UNIX
4 10 (9.52%) Android
5 7 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.90%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (81.90%) Software Engineering
2 23 (21.90%) OO
3 16 (15.24%) OOP
4 14 (13.33%) UML
5 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.48%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.62%) MVC
8 7 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 7 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 6 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.71%) Line Management
9 6 (5.71%) Scrum
10 5 (4.76%) Manual Testing
10 5 (4.76%) SOA
11 4 (3.81%) Change Control
11 4 (3.81%) ETL
11 4 (3.81%) ITIL
11 4 (3.81%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.81%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (67.62%) C++
2 56 (53.33%) C#
3 37 (35.24%) C
4 32 (30.48%) Java
5 31 (29.52%) SQL
6 23 (21.90%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.48%) Python
8 8 (7.62%) Perl
9 7 (6.67%) Embedded C
10 6 (5.71%) Bash Shell
10 6 (5.71%) Embedded C++
11 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.76%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.86%) PHP
14 2 (1.90%) VC++
14 2 (1.90%) VB
14 2 (1.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 44 (41.90%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) PhD
3 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) CA
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle
3 1 (0.95%) Renesas
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Wimborne
First Recruitment Group
Posted: 17 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago