The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 22 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 51 30 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 8.81% 5.73% 9.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.17% 5.79% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 42
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,700 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
556 518 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.03% 98.85% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 451 455 360
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Poole +10 30 £27,500 -6.77% 3
Dorchester +3 9 £32,500 - 3
Bournemouth -6 6 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Wareham - 2 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 97 (97.00%) Software Engineering
2 68 (68.00%) C++
3 54 (54.00%) Linux
4 45 (45.00%) Degree
5 35 (35.00%) Java
6 31 (31.00%) C
7 30 (30.00%) OO
8 27 (27.00%) Multithreading
8 27 (27.00%) Windows
9 25 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 23 (23.00%) Telecoms
11 21 (21.00%) UML
12 20 (20.00%) UNIX
12 20 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 17 (17.00%) C#
14 15 (15.00%) MATLAB
15 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
16 12 (12.00%) Signal Processing
16 12 (12.00%) OOP
16 12 (12.00%) Mathematics
17 11 (11.00%) TDD
17 11 (11.00%) STL
17 11 (11.00%) Perl
17 11 (11.00%) SQL
18 10 (10.00%) VoIP
18 10 (10.00%) Big Data
19 9 (9.00%) Play Framework
19 9 (9.00%) NoSQL
19 9 (9.00%) RESTful
19 9 (9.00%) Scala

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) VoIP
2 8 (8.00%) RTP
3 6 (6.00%) RANAP
3 6 (6.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (6.00%) IPsec
3 6 (6.00%) VPN
3 6 (6.00%) Firewall
3 6 (6.00%) SNMP
3 6 (6.00%) GSM
3 6 (6.00%) PBX
3 6 (6.00%) UMTS
3 6 (6.00%) SSL
3 6 (6.00%) IPv4
3 6 (6.00%) IPv6
3 6 (6.00%) Network Security
3 6 (6.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (6.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 6 (6.00%) LTE
4 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) Big Data
2 9 (9.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.00%) Redis
4 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.00%) MySQL
4 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (4.00%) Subversion
3 3 (3.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.00%) Hudson
4 1 (1.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (23.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.00%) Electronics
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.00%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) STL
2 9 (9.00%) Play Framework
2 9 (9.00%) RESTful
3 8 (8.00%) Grails
3 8 (8.00%) jQuery
3 8 (8.00%) Backbone.js
3 8 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (8.00%) Esper
3 8 (8.00%) Akka
4 7 (7.00%) .NET
5 4 (4.00%) Swing
6 3 (3.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.00%) XML
6 3 (3.00%) OpenGL
7 2 (2.00%) Web Services
7 2 (2.00%) Spring
8 1 (1.00%) CSS3
8 1 (1.00%) Qt
8 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (8.00%) Machine Learning
4 7 (7.00%) Device Driver
5 6 (6.00%) PKI
5 6 (6.00%) SCADA
5 6 (6.00%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 54 (54.00%) Linux
2 27 (27.00%) Windows
3 20 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Android
5 1 (1.00%) AIX
5 1 (1.00%) HPUX
5 1 (1.00%) Solaris
5 1 (1.00%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (97.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (30.00%) OO
3 27 (27.00%) Multithreading
4 21 (21.00%) UML
5 12 (12.00%) Signal Processing
5 12 (12.00%) OOP
6 11 (11.00%) TDD
7 8 (8.00%) Pair Programming
7 8 (8.00%) Extreme Programming
7 8 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (7.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (6.00%) Manual Testing
9 6 (6.00%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (6.00%) Cyber Security
9 6 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (6.00%) Information Assurance
10 3 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 68 (68.00%) C++
2 35 (35.00%) Java
3 31 (31.00%) C
4 17 (17.00%) C#
5 15 (15.00%) MATLAB
6 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.00%) Perl
7 11 (11.00%) SQL
8 9 (9.00%) Scala
8 9 (9.00%) VC++
8 9 (9.00%) Ruby
9 7 (7.00%) Python
10 6 (6.00%) Assembly Language
10 6 (6.00%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.00%) Ada
12 1 (1.00%) PHP
12 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 45 (45.00%) Degree
2 25 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.00%) KVM
1 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.00%) Cisco
2 1 (1.00%) VMware
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle
2 1 (1.00%) HP
2 1 (1.00%) Dell
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
Dorchester, Dorset
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Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
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