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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 39 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 57 46 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 7.54% 7.62% 10.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.80% 7.82% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 52 41 52
Average salary £32,500 £38,750 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +20.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
731 588 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.69% 97.35% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 653 493 475
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 31 £36,250 +35.51% 11
Dorchester -1 7 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Bournemouth -18 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Weymouth -4 2 £26,250 -25.00%
Wareham -3 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 96 (86.49%) Software Engineering
2 85 (76.58%) C++
3 66 (59.46%) Windows
4 53 (47.75%) Degree
5 49 (44.14%) C#
6 48 (43.24%) Linux
7 44 (39.64%) OO
8 36 (32.43%) OOP
9 35 (31.53%) UNIX
9 35 (31.53%) Computer Science
10 34 (30.63%) .NET
11 20 (18.02%) SQL
12 16 (14.41%) Mathematics
13 15 (13.51%) C
14 13 (11.71%) Java
14 13 (11.71%) Mentoring
15 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
15 12 (10.81%) UML
16 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (8.11%) Multithreading
18 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
18 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
19 7 (6.31%) HTML
19 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET
19 7 (6.31%) MVC
19 7 (6.31%) Electronics
19 7 (6.31%) .NET Framework
19 7 (6.31%) jQuery
19 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2010
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) VPN
1 5 (4.50%) Firewall
2 3 (2.70%) IPsec
2 3 (2.70%) Network Security
3 2 (1.80%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.80%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.80%) SSL
3 2 (1.80%) SNMP
3 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.80%) IPv4
3 2 (1.80%) IPv6
4 1 (0.90%) Internet
4 1 (0.90%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.90%) WAN
4 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.60%) SQLPlus
4 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.60%) JIRA
1 4 (3.60%) C++Builder
1 4 (3.60%) Toad
2 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.80%) Hudson
3 2 (1.80%) Subversion
3 2 (1.80%) Selenium
3 2 (1.80%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.80%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.31%) Electronics
3 4 (3.60%) Finance
4 2 (1.80%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.63%) .NET
2 7 (6.31%) HTML
2 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET
2 7 (6.31%) .NET Framework
2 7 (6.31%) jQuery
3 6 (5.41%) CSS
3 6 (5.41%) STL
3 6 (5.41%) J2EE
4 5 (4.50%) MFC
4 5 (4.50%) Struts
4 5 (4.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (4.50%) Spring
4 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (4.50%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (3.60%) XML
6 2 (1.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (1.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.53%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.41%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.41%) Open Source
4 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.60%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.70%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.70%) Physics
5 3 (2.70%) SCADA
5 3 (2.70%) PKI
6 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 66 (59.46%) Windows
2 48 (43.24%) Linux
3 35 (31.53%) UNIX
4 1 (0.90%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.90%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.90%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (86.49%) Software Engineering
2 44 (39.64%) OO
3 36 (32.43%) OOP
4 13 (11.71%) Mentoring
5 12 (10.81%) UML
6 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.11%) Multithreading
8 7 (6.31%) MVC
8 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.41%) Cyber Security
9 6 (5.41%) Line Management
9 6 (5.41%) Information Assurance
9 6 (5.41%) Scrum
10 5 (4.50%) SOA
10 5 (4.50%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.50%) Change Control
10 5 (4.50%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.50%) Coaching
11 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.60%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (76.58%) C++
2 49 (44.14%) C#
3 20 (18.02%) SQL
4 15 (13.51%) C
5 13 (11.71%) Java
6 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.60%) Python
8 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.60%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.80%) Perl
10 2 (1.80%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.80%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.90%) VB
11 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.90%) VB6
11 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (47.75%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) PhD
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) CA
4 1 (0.90%) Sun
4 1 (0.90%) Renesas
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