The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 13 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 147 88 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.44% 14.57% 9.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.04% 16.96% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 141 80 47
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Software Engineering
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
587 519 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 77.65% 85.93% 75.90%
Number of salaries quoted 515 438 379
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Dorset region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Dorset

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Dorset

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 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 +1 55 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Bournemouth -3 54 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Dorchester 0 10 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Weymouth +1 7 £27,500 -21.42%
Ferndown - 7 £37,500 - 1
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 160 (60.84%) .NET
2 154 (58.56%) C#
3 134 (50.95%) SQL
4 133 (50.57%) HTML
4 133 (50.57%) ASP.NET
4 133 (50.57%) Degree
5 129 (49.05%) JavaScript
6 126 (47.91%) CSS
7 113 (42.97%) SQL Server
8 108 (41.06%) MVC
9 95 (36.12%) jQuery
10 91 (34.60%) C++
11 90 (34.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 87 (33.08%) T-SQL
13 83 (31.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 70 (26.62%) AngularJS
15 61 (23.19%) Windows
16 55 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
17 51 (19.39%) OO
18 48 (18.25%) OOP
19 47 (17.87%) Linux
19 47 (17.87%) Computer Science
20 39 (14.83%) Web Development
21 37 (14.07%) Scrum
22 36 (13.69%) VB.NET
23 35 (13.31%) XML
23 35 (13.31%) UNIX
24 34 (12.93%) Microsoft
25 33 (12.55%) .NET Framework
26 31 (11.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.42%) CMS
3 5 (1.90%) Node.js
3 5 (1.90%) JBoss
3 5 (1.90%) Apache
3 5 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.14%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.14%) IIS
5 2 (0.76%) SAS
6 1 (0.38%) WordPress
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.38%) Kentico
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (5.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.14%) Network Security
1 3 (1.14%) IPsec
2 2 (0.76%) Wireshark
2 2 (0.76%) iSCSI
2 2 (0.76%) tcpdump
2 2 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (0.76%) Firewall
2 2 (0.76%) FTP
2 2 (0.76%) SNMP
2 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.76%) VPN
2 2 (0.76%) SSL
2 2 (0.76%) IPv4
2 2 (0.76%) IPv6
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) Wireless
3 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (42.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.28%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.52%) SQLPlus
5 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.52%) MySQL
6 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Visual Studio
1 8 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.66%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.52%) JIRA
3 4 (1.52%) Toad
3 4 (1.52%) C++Builder
4 3 (1.14%) Subversion
5 2 (0.76%) Maven
5 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.76%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.76%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.76%) Selenium
5 2 (0.76%) JUnit
5 2 (0.76%) Hudson
5 2 (0.76%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.76%) TestLink
General
1 13 (4.94%) Marketing
2 12 (4.56%) Electronics
3 7 (2.66%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (0.38%) Billing
5 1 (0.38%) Avionics
5 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.38%) Finance
5 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 141 (53.61%) Developer
2 96 (36.50%) Software Engineer
3 68 (25.86%) Software Developer
4 43 (16.35%) C++ Software Engineer
5 42 (15.97%) .NET Developer
6 19 (7.22%) Senior Software Engineer
6 19 (7.22%) VB.NET Developer
7 18 (6.84%) Graduate
8 17 (6.46%) Web Developer
9 16 (6.08%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 14 (5.32%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.94%) C# Developer
12 11 (4.18%) C# Software Engineer
13 10 (3.80%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 7 (2.66%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
14 7 (2.66%) Junior
15 6 (2.28%) Analyst
15 6 (2.28%) Systems Analyst
15 6 (2.28%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (60.84%) .NET
2 133 (50.57%) HTML
2 133 (50.57%) ASP.NET
3 126 (47.91%) CSS
4 95 (36.12%) jQuery
5 90 (34.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 83 (31.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 70 (26.62%) AngularJS
8 35 (13.31%) XML
9 33 (12.55%) .NET Framework
10 31 (11.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 28 (10.65%) Ajax
12 25 (9.51%) XHTML
13 24 (9.13%) JSON
14 23 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (6.84%) Classic ASP
16 15 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 14 (5.32%) WCF
18 13 (4.94%) LINQ
18 13 (4.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.87%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.32%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.42%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.28%) Open Source
4 6 (2.28%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (2.28%) Physics
5 4 (1.52%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.14%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.14%) SCADA
7 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.38%) Social Media
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.19%) Windows
2 47 (17.87%) Linux
3 35 (13.31%) UNIX
4 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.38%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.38%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (41.06%) MVC
2 55 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (19.39%) OO
4 48 (18.25%) OOP
5 39 (14.83%) Web Development
6 37 (14.07%) Scrum
7 19 (7.22%) Unit Testing
7 19 (7.22%) Mentoring
8 18 (6.84%) SOA
9 15 (5.70%) UML
10 11 (4.18%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (3.80%) SEO
12 8 (3.04%) Data Analysis
13 7 (2.66%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (2.66%) Project Management
13 7 (2.66%) Coaching
14 6 (2.28%) DevOps
14 6 (2.28%) OOD
14 6 (2.28%) Multithreading
15 5 (1.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (58.56%) C#
2 134 (50.95%) SQL
3 129 (49.05%) JavaScript
4 91 (34.60%) C++
5 87 (33.08%) T-SQL
6 36 (13.69%) VB.NET
7 25 (9.51%) Java
8 21 (7.98%) C
9 7 (2.66%) MATLAB
9 7 (2.66%) PHP
10 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.52%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.76%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.76%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.76%) Ruby
11 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.38%) Perl
12 1 (0.38%) VC++
12 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 133 (50.57%) Degree
2 12 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (2.28%) Firmware
Vendors
1 34 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.42%) Oracle
3 4 (1.52%) CA
4 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.38%) Google
4 1 (0.38%) Renesas
4 1 (0.38%) Sun
Poole, Dorset
The Developer Portal
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dorset
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dorset
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38500 - £58500 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ferndown, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Healthcare, pension, flexi
Posted: 19 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago