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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 39 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 38 39 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.80% 5.06% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.82% 5.17% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 45
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,160 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.39%
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
557 755 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.64% 97.92% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 485 606 582
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +11 14 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Dorchester - 8 - - 1
Wimborne - 5 £45,000 - 2
Bournemouth +8 3 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (63.49%) C#
3 30 (47.62%) Degree
3 30 (47.62%) Computer Science
4 29 (46.03%) OO
5 28 (44.44%) Linux
6 27 (42.86%) C++
6 27 (42.86%) Windows
7 24 (38.10%) UML
8 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (33.33%) OOD
10 20 (31.75%) .NET
11 17 (26.98%) .NET Framework
12 15 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (22.22%) C
14 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
14 13 (20.63%) Android
15 12 (19.05%) OOP
16 11 (17.46%) Python
16 11 (17.46%) Java
16 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
17 10 (15.87%) TDD
17 10 (15.87%) SQL
17 10 (15.87%) Electronics
17 10 (15.87%) BDD
17 10 (15.87%) .NET Compact Framework
18 8 (12.70%) Robotics
18 8 (12.70%) Web Development
18 8 (12.70%) WPF
18 8 (12.70%) Microsoft

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.35%) FTP
2 4 (6.35%) HTTP
2 4 (6.35%) Kerberos
2 4 (6.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.94%) Big Data
3 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.94%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (15.87%) Electronics
2 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.59%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) .NET
2 17 (26.98%) .NET Framework
3 10 (15.87%) .NET Compact Framework
4 8 (12.70%) WPF
5 6 (9.52%) WCF
6 5 (7.94%) Entity Framework
6 5 (7.94%) NHibernate
6 5 (7.94%) Web Services
6 5 (7.94%) XML
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.76%) CSS
7 3 (4.76%) HTML
8 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.17%) CSS3
8 2 (3.17%) HTML5
8 2 (3.17%) Node.js
8 2 (3.17%) Polymer
8 2 (3.17%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 30 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
3 8 (12.70%) Robotics
4 6 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Linux
2 27 (42.86%) Windows
3 13 (20.63%) Android
4 7 (11.11%) Unix
5 6 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (46.03%) OO
3 24 (38.10%) UML
4 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (33.33%) OOD
6 12 (19.05%) OOP
7 10 (15.87%) BDD
7 10 (15.87%) TDD
8 8 (12.70%) Machine Learning
8 8 (12.70%) SDLC
8 8 (12.70%) Software Architecture
8 8 (12.70%) Web Development
9 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (9.52%) Open Source
10 5 (7.94%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (7.94%) Scrum
10 5 (7.94%) System Testing
10 5 (7.94%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) C#
2 27 (42.86%) C++
3 14 (22.22%) C
4 11 (17.46%) Java
4 11 (17.46%) Python
5 10 (15.87%) SQL
6 6 (9.52%) Perl
6 6 (9.52%) PHP
7 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (47.62%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) NFS
2 2 (3.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
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