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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 48 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 57 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.17% 6.30% 8.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 6.48% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32 53 69
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £60,000 £42,500
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
635 879 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.50% 97.13% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 494 712 591
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 £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Bournemouth +3 11 £23,500 -30.37% 2
Poole +4 6 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Weymouth - 6 £39,000 -
Verwood - 1 £38,500 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 76 (90.48%) Software Engineering
2 66 (78.57%) C++
3 54 (64.29%) Linux
4 47 (55.95%) Java
5 44 (52.38%) C#
6 42 (50.00%) C
7 33 (39.29%) Degree
8 31 (36.90%) Computer Science
9 27 (32.14%) .NET
10 21 (25.00%) OO
11 20 (23.81%) UML
12 18 (21.43%) Windows
13 17 (20.24%) SQL
14 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
14 16 (19.05%) Algorithms
15 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
16 14 (16.67%) Electronics
17 13 (15.48%) SDLC
18 12 (14.29%) Parallel Programming
18 12 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
18 12 (14.29%) MATLAB
18 12 (14.29%) Subversion
19 11 (13.10%) Android
19 11 (13.10%) Python
20 10 (11.90%) XML
21 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
21 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
21 9 (10.71%) Firmware
22 8 (9.52%) Eclipse
22 8 (9.52%) Multithreading

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.38%) Wireless
2 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Subversion
2 8 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.95%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (4.76%) Hudson
4 4 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (4.76%) Bugzilla
4 4 (4.76%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.19%) C++Builder
General
1 14 (16.67%) Electronics
2 4 (4.76%) Automotive
3 2 (2.38%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) .NET
2 10 (11.90%) XML
3 6 (7.14%) HTML
3 6 (7.14%) Web Services
3 6 (7.14%) CSS
4 5 (5.95%) STL
4 5 (5.95%) MFC
5 4 (4.76%) OpenMP
6 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.38%) WinForms
7 2 (2.38%) WPF
7 2 (2.38%) jQuery
8 1 (1.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.19%) HTML5
8 1 (1.19%) CSS3
8 1 (1.19%) .NET Compact Framework
8 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.90%) Computer Science
2 16 (19.05%) Algorithms
3 12 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.95%) Client/Server
7 4 (4.76%) Physics
8 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.19%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 54 (64.29%) Linux
2 18 (21.43%) Windows
3 11 (13.10%) Android
4 7 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (5.95%) UNIX
6 3 (3.57%) Windows CE
6 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.19%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (90.48%) Software Engineering
2 21 (25.00%) OO
3 20 (23.81%) UML
4 13 (15.48%) SDLC
5 12 (14.29%) Parallel Programming
6 8 (9.52%) Multithreading
7 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.14%) Signal Processing
9 5 (5.95%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Validation
10 4 (4.76%) Manual Testing
10 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.76%) Concurrent Programming
11 3 (3.57%) Android Development
11 3 (3.57%) iOS Development
11 3 (3.57%) Web Development
11 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.57%) OOP
11 3 (3.57%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (78.57%) C++
2 47 (55.95%) Java
3 44 (52.38%) C#
4 42 (50.00%) C
5 17 (20.24%) SQL
6 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 12 (14.29%) MATLAB
8 11 (13.10%) Python
9 7 (8.33%) Perl
10 5 (5.95%) Embedded C
10 5 (5.95%) Embedded C++
11 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.57%) VC++
12 3 (3.57%) PHP
13 1 (1.19%) VB
13 1 (1.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (39.29%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (5.95%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.19%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.76%) Intel
2 1 (1.19%) Borland
2 1 (1.19%) Wind River
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago