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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South West / Dorset
Rank 28 71 42
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 29 21 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.79% 2.61% 7.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.16% 2.64% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 56
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
405 796 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 94.85% 98.76% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 351 598 693
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +10 13 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Wimborne - 7 £45,000 - 2
Bournemouth +37 5 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Weymouth - 2 £40,000 -
Dorchester -2 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (75.44%) C#
3 30 (52.63%) .NET
4 29 (50.88%) OO
5 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (38.60%) UML
6 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
7 21 (36.84%) SQL
8 20 (35.09%) C++
8 20 (35.09%) Windows
8 20 (35.09%) Degree
9 18 (31.58%) .NET Framework
9 18 (31.58%) Computer Science
10 17 (29.82%) Linux
11 14 (24.56%) WPF
12 13 (22.81%) Multithreading
12 13 (22.81%) OOD
13 12 (21.05%) OOP
13 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (21.05%) WCF
13 12 (21.05%) JIRA
13 12 (21.05%) NHibernate
13 12 (21.05%) Entity Framework
14 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
14 11 (19.30%) Java
15 9 (15.79%) C
15 9 (15.79%) Manufacturing
16 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
16 8 (14.04%) Robotics
16 8 (14.04%) Mathematics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.75%) FTP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.75%) LDAP
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) SQLite
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) JIRA
1 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Moq
3 1 (1.75%) MSTest
3 1 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 9 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.02%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (52.63%) .NET
2 18 (31.58%) .NET Framework
3 14 (24.56%) WPF
4 12 (21.05%) Entity Framework
4 12 (21.05%) NHibernate
4 12 (21.05%) WCF
5 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.77%) CSS
6 5 (8.77%) HTML
6 5 (8.77%) Node.js
7 4 (7.02%) CSS3
7 4 (7.02%) HTML5
7 4 (7.02%) Polymer
7 4 (7.02%) Web Components
8 1 (1.75%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.75%) JSON
8 1 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.75%) React
8 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.75%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.04%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (14.04%) Robotics
3 5 (8.77%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.51%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.51%) EPoS
4 2 (3.51%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Android
4 3 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (50.88%) OO
3 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (38.60%) UML
5 13 (22.81%) Multithreading
5 13 (22.81%) OOD
6 12 (21.05%) OOP
7 8 (14.04%) Machine Learning
7 8 (14.04%) Mathematics
7 8 (14.04%) SDLC
8 6 (10.53%) Web Development
9 4 (7.02%) Coaching
9 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.02%) People Management
9 4 (7.02%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (5.26%) Open Source
10 3 (5.26%) Post-Production
10 3 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (75.44%) C#
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
3 20 (35.09%) C++
4 11 (19.30%) Java
5 9 (15.79%) C
6 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.26%) Python
8 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) Delphi
9 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) EMC
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Ferndown
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Wimborne
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago