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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 38 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 54 73 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.05% 9.71% 12.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.29% 10.06% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 50 73 58
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
858 726 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.19% 96.54% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 691 588 389
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 -8 21 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Bournemouth -17 7 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Weymouth -4 3 £31,000 -17.33% 3
Sherborne - 2 - -
Wareham +1 1 £42,500 -
Dorchester -4 1 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 120 (96.77%) Software Engineering
2 82 (66.13%) C++
3 67 (54.03%) Linux
4 60 (48.39%) Degree
5 48 (38.71%) Windows
6 43 (34.68%) OO
7 40 (32.26%) C#
8 37 (29.84%) Computer Science
9 34 (27.42%) UNIX
10 33 (26.61%) C
10 33 (26.61%) Java
11 28 (22.58%) OOP
12 24 (19.35%) Electronics
13 20 (16.13%) UML
14 19 (15.32%) SQL
15 16 (12.90%) .NET
16 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
16 13 (10.48%) Subversion
16 13 (10.48%) Mathematics
17 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
17 10 (8.06%) Hibernate
18 9 (7.26%) VC++
18 9 (7.26%) Eclipse
18 9 (7.26%) TCP/IP
18 9 (7.26%) Embedded C
18 9 (7.26%) Scrum
19 8 (6.45%) Oracle
19 8 (6.45%) Swing
19 8 (6.45%) RDBMS
19 8 (6.45%) Aerospace

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (4.03%) SAS
2 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.03%) FTP
2 5 (4.03%) iSCSI
2 5 (4.03%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (3.23%) VoIP
3 4 (3.23%) WAN
4 3 (2.42%) SNMP
4 3 (2.42%) VPN
4 3 (2.42%) SSL
4 3 (2.42%) IPv4
4 3 (2.42%) IPv6
4 3 (2.42%) tcpdump
4 3 (2.42%) Firewall
4 3 (2.42%) IPsec
4 3 (2.42%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.42%) Network Security
5 2 (1.61%) ISDN
5 2 (1.61%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) RDBMS
1 8 (6.45%) Oracle Database
1 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.23%) MySQL
3 3 (2.42%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Subversion
2 9 (7.26%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.42%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.42%) CruiseControl
3 3 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.42%) Hudson
4 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (19.35%) Electronics
2 8 (6.45%) Aerospace
3 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.90%) .NET
2 10 (8.06%) Hibernate
3 8 (6.45%) Swing
4 6 (4.84%) HTML
5 5 (4.03%) STL
5 5 (4.03%) REST
6 4 (3.23%) XML
7 3 (2.42%) MFC
7 3 (2.42%) RESTful
7 3 (2.42%) Play Framework
8 2 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.61%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.81%) Laravel
9 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.81%) XHTML
9 1 (0.81%) Middleware
9 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.81%) CSS
9 1 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.84%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.48%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.23%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.42%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.42%) SCADA
5 2 (1.61%) PKI
6 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 67 (54.03%) Linux
2 48 (38.71%) Windows
3 34 (27.42%) UNIX
4 3 (2.42%) Android
4 3 (2.42%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.81%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.81%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (96.77%) Software Engineering
2 43 (34.68%) OO
3 28 (22.58%) OOP
4 20 (16.13%) UML
5 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.26%) Scrum
7 7 (5.65%) Software Testing
7 7 (5.65%) Manual Testing
8 6 (4.84%) Multithreading
8 6 (4.84%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.23%) TDD
10 3 (2.42%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (2.42%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (2.42%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (2.42%) Web Development
10 3 (2.42%) Cyber Security
10 3 (2.42%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (2.42%) Information Assurance
11 2 (1.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 82 (66.13%) C++
2 40 (32.26%) C#
3 33 (26.61%) C
3 33 (26.61%) Java
4 19 (15.32%) SQL
5 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.26%) VC++
6 9 (7.26%) Embedded C
7 7 (5.65%) Perl
7 7 (5.65%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.03%) Lua
9 3 (2.42%) Scala
9 3 (2.42%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.42%) Ruby
10 2 (1.61%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.81%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.81%) VB6
11 1 (0.81%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 60 (48.39%) Degree
2 8 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) QA
2 5 (4.03%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.03%) TickIT
3 1 (0.81%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.81%) VMware
3 1 (0.81%) Zend
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