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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 32 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 47 61 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 7.21% 9.24% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.42% 9.52% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 46 61 29
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,700
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
633 641 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.09% 97.12% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 523 523 487
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 5 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 5 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 -7 24 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Bournemouth -3 12 £21,500 -49.41% 1
Weymouth - 2 £27,500 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 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 (80.37%) Software Engineering
2 73 (68.22%) C++
3 56 (52.34%) C#
4 47 (43.93%) Linux
5 46 (42.99%) Degree
6 42 (39.25%) Windows
7 40 (37.38%) Computer Science
8 36 (33.64%) .NET
9 34 (31.78%) C
10 32 (29.91%) SQL
11 30 (28.04%) Java
12 24 (22.43%) OO
13 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
14 21 (19.63%) Mathematics
15 20 (18.69%) UNIX
16 17 (15.89%) OOP
17 15 (14.02%) UML
18 14 (13.08%) Electronics
19 13 (12.15%) Embedded Systems
20 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (11.21%) Subversion
21 11 (10.28%) CSS
21 11 (10.28%) HTML
22 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
22 10 (9.35%) XML
22 10 (9.35%) Python
22 10 (9.35%) Mentoring
23 9 (8.41%) Android
23 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008
23 9 (8.41%) Software Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (4.67%) JBoss
1 5 (4.67%) Apache
1 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
1 5 (4.67%) Node.js
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.80%) Wireless
2 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.74%) SQLPlus
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Subversion
2 6 (5.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (5.61%) Eclipse
2 6 (5.61%) Bugzilla
2 6 (5.61%) CruiseControl
2 6 (5.61%) Hudson
3 4 (3.74%) Toad
3 4 (3.74%) JIRA
3 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 14 (13.08%) Electronics
2 6 (5.61%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Automotive
3 3 (2.80%) Billing
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.64%) .NET
2 11 (10.28%) CSS
2 11 (10.28%) HTML
3 10 (9.35%) XML
4 9 (8.41%) STL
4 9 (8.41%) MFC
4 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.48%) jQuery
6 7 (6.54%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.67%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (4.67%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.67%) Spring
8 5 (4.67%) J2EE
8 5 (4.67%) Struts
9 4 (3.74%) Web Services
10 3 (2.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 40 (37.38%) Computer Science
2 21 (19.63%) Mathematics
3 13 (12.15%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (6.54%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.61%) Physics
5 6 (5.61%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.67%) Open Source
7 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.93%) PKI
9 1 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.93%) Linux
2 42 (39.25%) Windows
3 20 (18.69%) UNIX
4 9 (8.41%) Android
5 6 (5.61%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.87%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (80.37%) Software Engineering
2 24 (22.43%) OO
3 17 (15.89%) OOP
4 15 (14.02%) UML
5 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.35%) Mentoring
7 9 (8.41%) Software Testing
8 8 (7.48%) MVC
9 7 (6.54%) Multithreading
10 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.61%) Line Management
10 6 (5.61%) Scrum
11 5 (4.67%) SOA
11 5 (4.67%) Manual Testing
12 4 (3.74%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.74%) Change Control
12 4 (3.74%) ETL
12 4 (3.74%) ITIL
12 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.74%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (68.22%) C++
2 56 (52.34%) C#
3 34 (31.78%) C
4 32 (29.91%) SQL
5 30 (28.04%) Java
6 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.35%) Python
8 8 (7.48%) Perl
9 6 (5.61%) Embedded C
9 6 (5.61%) Embedded C++
9 6 (5.61%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.67%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.80%) PHP
13 2 (1.87%) VB
13 2 (1.87%) VB6
14 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 46 (42.99%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) PhD
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.74%) CA
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle
3 1 (0.93%) Renesas
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