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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 36 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 51 75 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.70% 10.40% 7.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.01% 10.81% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 75 39
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
728 694 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.66% 96.26% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 582 581 437
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 -2 21 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Weymouth +2 10 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Bournemouth -21 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Wareham +1 1 £42,500 -
Dorchester -4 1 £30,500 -23.75% 1
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 125 (97.66%) Software Engineering
2 90 (70.31%) C++
3 68 (53.13%) Linux
4 63 (49.22%) Degree
5 56 (43.75%) Windows
6 47 (36.72%) OO
7 42 (32.81%) C#
8 40 (31.25%) UNIX
9 39 (30.47%) Computer Science
10 35 (27.34%) OOP
11 31 (24.22%) Java
12 30 (23.44%) C
13 25 (19.53%) Electronics
14 21 (16.41%) .NET
15 17 (13.28%) SQL
16 16 (12.50%) UML
17 15 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (9.38%) Subversion
18 12 (9.38%) JavaScript
19 10 (7.81%) Hibernate
19 10 (7.81%) Embedded C
20 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
20 9 (7.03%) Configuration Management
20 9 (7.03%) Oracle
20 9 (7.03%) Scrum
20 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
21 8 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
21 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database
21 8 (6.25%) Security Cleared
21 8 (6.25%) Aerospace

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (3.91%) SAS
2 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.91%) FTP
2 5 (3.91%) iSCSI
2 5 (3.91%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (3.13%) WAN
4 3 (2.34%) VoIP
5 2 (1.56%) VPN
5 2 (1.56%) SSL
5 2 (1.56%) IPv4
5 2 (1.56%) IPv6
5 2 (1.56%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.56%) SNMP
5 2 (1.56%) Firewall
5 2 (1.56%) IPsec
5 2 (1.56%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.78%) RTP
6 1 (0.78%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.78%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.34%) MySQL
3 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Subversion
2 8 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.34%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.34%) CruiseControl
3 3 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.34%) Hudson
4 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 25 (19.53%) Electronics
2 8 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.41%) .NET
2 10 (7.81%) Hibernate
3 8 (6.25%) Swing
4 7 (5.47%) HTML
5 5 (3.91%) REST
6 4 (3.13%) STL
6 4 (3.13%) XML
7 3 (2.34%) MFC
7 3 (2.34%) RESTful
7 3 (2.34%) Play Framework
8 2 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.56%) CSS
8 2 (1.56%) Ajax
9 1 (0.78%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.78%) WCF
9 1 (0.78%) WPF
9 1 (0.78%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.47%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.47%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.13%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.56%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.56%) SCADA
4 2 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 68 (53.13%) Linux
2 56 (43.75%) Windows
3 40 (31.25%) UNIX
4 3 (2.34%) Android
4 3 (2.34%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.78%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.78%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (97.66%) Software Engineering
2 47 (36.72%) OO
3 35 (27.34%) OOP
4 16 (12.50%) UML
5 15 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (7.03%) Scrum
6 9 (7.03%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.69%) Unit Testing
8 5 (3.91%) Software Testing
8 5 (3.91%) Multithreading
8 5 (3.91%) Manual Testing
8 5 (3.91%) Coaching
9 3 (2.34%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.34%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.34%) TDD
9 3 (2.34%) Web Development
9 3 (2.34%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (1.56%) Pair Programming
10 2 (1.56%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (1.56%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 90 (70.31%) C++
2 42 (32.81%) C#
3 31 (24.22%) Java
4 30 (23.44%) C
5 17 (13.28%) SQL
6 12 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 10 (7.81%) Embedded C
8 5 (3.91%) VC++
8 5 (3.91%) Lua
8 5 (3.91%) Perl
8 5 (3.91%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.34%) Scala
9 3 (2.34%) Ruby
10 2 (1.56%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.56%) VB
11 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.78%) PHP
11 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.78%) VB6
11 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 63 (49.22%) Degree
2 8 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) QA
2 5 (3.91%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.91%) TickIT
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 9 (7.03%) Oracle
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.78%) Sun
3 1 (0.78%) VMware
3 1 (0.78%) Zend
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