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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 20 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 107 103 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 12.02% 13.66% 16.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.71% 16.22% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 99 103 75
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
681 635 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 76.52% 84.22% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 530 514 282
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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
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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 43 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Bournemouth -8 30 £32,500 - 7
Dorchester -3 4 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Weymouth -4 4 £31,000 -17.33% 3
Sherborne - 2 - -
Wareham +1 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 117 (51.09%) Degree
2 92 (40.17%) C#
3 91 (39.74%) C++
4 87 (37.99%) .NET
5 80 (34.93%) SQL
5 80 (34.93%) Linux
6 65 (28.38%) JavaScript
7 60 (26.20%) OO
8 58 (25.33%) Windows
9 57 (24.89%) ASP.NET
10 51 (22.27%) Java
11 50 (21.83%) Computer Science
12 49 (21.40%) SQL Server
13 45 (19.65%) HTML
14 39 (17.03%) C
15 36 (15.72%) CSS
16 34 (14.85%) UNIX
16 34 (14.85%) XML
17 32 (13.97%) OOP
18 31 (13.54%) Electronics
19 27 (11.79%) UML
20 26 (11.35%) Scrum
21 23 (10.04%) Mathematics
22 22 (9.61%) Eclipse
23 21 (9.17%) Microsoft
23 21 (9.17%) MVC
24 20 (8.73%) Client/Server
24 20 (8.73%) Visual Studio
25 19 (8.30%) TDD
26 18 (7.86%) Hibernate

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (5.68%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.80%) CMS
3 6 (2.62%) SAS
4 4 (1.75%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.75%) Immediacy CMS
5 2 (0.87%) Drupal
6 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.49%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.44%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.86%) VoIP
2 14 (6.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.62%) FTP
3 6 (2.62%) PBX
3 6 (2.62%) iSCSI
3 6 (2.62%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (1.75%) WAN
5 3 (1.31%) tcpdump
5 3 (1.31%) Network Security
5 3 (1.31%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.31%) SNMP
5 3 (1.31%) SSL
5 3 (1.31%) VPN
5 3 (1.31%) IPv4
5 3 (1.31%) IPv6
5 3 (1.31%) IPsec
5 3 (1.31%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (21.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (3.49%) RDBMS
3 8 (3.49%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.62%) MySQL
5 3 (1.31%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.31%) Big Data
5 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (9.61%) Eclipse
2 20 (8.73%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.68%) Subversion
4 12 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.62%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (2.18%) FogBugz
7 3 (1.31%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.31%) Hudson
7 3 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.31%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.31%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.44%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.44%) Selenium
8 1 (0.44%) Maven
8 1 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 31 (13.54%) Electronics
2 18 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.80%) Aerospace
4 8 (3.49%) Finance
5 5 (2.18%) Marketing
5 5 (2.18%) Military
6 2 (0.87%) Avionics
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Automotive
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 121 (52.84%) Software Engineer
2 86 (37.55%) Developer
3 35 (15.28%) C++ Software Engineer
4 30 (13.10%) Software Developer
5 29 (12.66%) .NET Developer
6 27 (11.79%) C# Developer
7 25 (10.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 25 (10.92%) Graduate
8 24 (10.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 19 (8.30%) Junior
9 19 (8.30%) Junior Software Engineer
10 17 (7.42%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 16 (6.99%) Java Developer
12 14 (6.11%) Web Developer
12 14 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (5.68%) Java Software Developer
14 10 (4.37%) C# Software Engineer
15 9 (3.93%) Java Software Engineer
16 8 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
16 8 (3.49%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (37.99%) .NET
2 57 (24.89%) ASP.NET
3 45 (19.65%) HTML
4 36 (15.72%) CSS
5 34 (14.85%) XML
6 18 (7.86%) Hibernate
6 18 (7.86%) Ajax
7 14 (6.11%) XHTML
7 14 (6.11%) jQuery
7 14 (6.11%) JSON
8 13 (5.68%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (4.80%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.80%) WPF
10 10 (4.37%) WCF
10 10 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (4.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (3.49%) COM
11 8 (3.49%) Swing
11 8 (3.49%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.83%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.04%) Mathematics
3 20 (8.73%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.93%) Device Driver
5 6 (2.62%) Physics
5 6 (2.62%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.18%) Open Source
7 3 (1.31%) SCADA
7 3 (1.31%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.87%) PKI
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 80 (34.93%) Linux
2 58 (25.33%) Windows
3 34 (14.85%) UNIX
4 8 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.31%) Android
5 3 (1.31%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.44%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.20%) OO
2 32 (13.97%) OOP
3 27 (11.79%) UML
4 26 (11.35%) Scrum
5 21 (9.17%) MVC
6 19 (8.30%) TDD
7 16 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.55%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.80%) Web Development
10 8 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.49%) iOS Development
11 7 (3.06%) Software Testing
11 7 (3.06%) Manual Testing
12 6 (2.62%) Validation
12 6 (2.62%) SEO
12 6 (2.62%) SOA
12 6 (2.62%) Unit Testing
12 6 (2.62%) Multithreading
13 5 (2.18%) Requirements Management
14 4 (1.75%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (40.17%) C#
2 91 (39.74%) C++
3 80 (34.93%) SQL
4 65 (28.38%) JavaScript
5 51 (22.27%) Java
6 39 (17.03%) C
7 18 (7.86%) VC++
8 17 (7.42%) VB.NET
9 16 (6.99%) Ruby
10 10 (4.37%) VB
11 9 (3.93%) VB6
11 9 (3.93%) Embedded C
11 9 (3.93%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.49%) Bash Shell
13 7 (3.06%) Perl
13 7 (3.06%) PHP
14 6 (2.62%) MATLAB
15 5 (2.18%) Lua
16 3 (1.31%) Scala
16 3 (1.31%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 117 (51.09%) Degree
2 16 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.49%) MCTS
4 8 (3.49%) MCPD
5 5 (2.18%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.31%) HND
7 1 (0.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) QA
2 7 (3.06%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.06%) TickIT
3 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Puppet
1 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.80%) Oracle
3 2 (0.87%) Zend
4 1 (0.44%) VMware
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