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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 29 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 70 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 8.82% 7.25% 7.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.03% 7.60% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 69 35 33
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 £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £48,750 £41,500
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
775 487 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.61% 95.49% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 670 392 424
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -10 42 £37,500 +36.36% 4
Bournemouth -19 9 £21,500 -40.68% 2
Dorchester -3 3 £32,500 -
Wareham -2 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 89 (80.18%) Software Engineering
2 80 (72.07%) C++
3 56 (50.45%) Windows
4 54 (48.65%) C#
5 46 (41.44%) Linux
6 45 (40.54%) Degree
7 39 (35.14%) Computer Science
8 34 (30.63%) .NET
9 30 (27.03%) SQL
9 30 (27.03%) OO
10 28 (25.23%) C
11 26 (23.42%) Java
11 26 (23.42%) JavaScript
12 23 (20.72%) UNIX
13 21 (18.92%) OOP
14 20 (18.02%) Mathematics
15 15 (13.51%) UML
16 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (10.81%) HTML
17 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
17 11 (9.91%) CSS
17 11 (9.91%) STL
17 11 (9.91%) Electronics
17 11 (9.91%) Multithreading
17 11 (9.91%) Embedded Systems
17 11 (9.91%) Mentoring
18 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET
18 10 (9.01%) MFC
18 10 (9.01%) Python

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.50%) JBoss
1 5 (4.50%) Apache
1 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
1 5 (4.50%) Node.js
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.70%) VPN
2 3 (2.70%) Firewall
3 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.80%) Wireless
3 2 (1.80%) IPsec
3 2 (1.80%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.80%) Network Security
4 1 (0.90%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.90%) SNMP
4 1 (0.90%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.90%) SSL
4 1 (0.90%) IPv4
4 1 (0.90%) IPv6
4 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.60%) SQLPlus
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Subversion
2 6 (5.41%) Bugzilla
2 6 (5.41%) CruiseControl
2 6 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (5.41%) Hudson
3 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.60%) Toad
3 4 (3.60%) C++Builder
3 4 (3.60%) JIRA
4 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.80%) Selenium
5 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (9.91%) Electronics
2 6 (5.41%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Automotive
3 3 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.90%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.63%) .NET
2 12 (10.81%) HTML
3 11 (9.91%) CSS
3 11 (9.91%) STL
4 10 (9.01%) MFC
4 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET
5 9 (8.11%) XML
5 9 (8.11%) jQuery
6 7 (6.31%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.50%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (4.50%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.50%) Spring
8 5 (4.50%) J2EE
8 5 (4.50%) Struts
9 3 (2.70%) WPF
9 3 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 39 (35.14%) Computer Science
2 20 (18.02%) Mathematics
3 11 (9.91%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (7.21%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.21%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.41%) Physics
5 6 (5.41%) Open Source
6 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.70%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.80%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.80%) PKI
7 2 (1.80%) SCADA
8 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.45%) Windows
2 46 (41.44%) Linux
3 23 (20.72%) UNIX
4 7 (6.31%) Android
5 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.80%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (80.18%) Software Engineering
2 30 (27.03%) OO
3 21 (18.92%) OOP
4 15 (13.51%) UML
5 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.91%) Multithreading
6 11 (9.91%) Mentoring
7 9 (8.11%) Software Testing
7 9 (8.11%) MVC
8 6 (5.41%) Scrum
8 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.41%) Line Management
9 5 (4.50%) Manual Testing
9 5 (4.50%) OOD
9 5 (4.50%) SOA
10 4 (3.60%) ETL
10 4 (3.60%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.60%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.60%) ITIL
10 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (72.07%) C++
2 54 (48.65%) C#
3 30 (27.03%) SQL
4 28 (25.23%) C
5 26 (23.42%) Java
5 26 (23.42%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.01%) Python
7 9 (8.11%) Perl
8 7 (6.31%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.41%) Embedded C
9 6 (5.41%) Embedded C++
10 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.70%) PHP
13 2 (1.80%) VB
13 2 (1.80%) VB6
14 1 (0.90%) Ruby
14 1 (0.90%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 45 (40.54%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.60%) CA
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle
3 1 (0.90%) Renesas
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension, health care
Posted: 23 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago