The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 12 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 88 49 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.20% 9.35% 14.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.91% 12.96% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 81 48 62
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,050 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,950 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
442 378 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 76.34% 72.14% 72.40%
Number of salaries quoted 346 322 268
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
South West

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 18 April 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 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 44 £30,000 -4.76% 5
Bournemouth +6 23 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Dorchester +3 9 £32,500 - 3
Wareham - 2 £42,500 -
Wimborne -4 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 92 (50.00%) Degree
2 83 (45.11%) Linux
3 79 (42.93%) C++
4 76 (41.30%) Java
5 57 (30.98%) SQL
6 51 (27.72%) OO
7 48 (26.09%) C#
8 43 (23.37%) JavaScript
9 41 (22.28%) C
10 38 (20.65%) .NET
10 38 (20.65%) TDD
11 34 (18.48%) Computer Science
12 33 (17.93%) Windows
12 33 (17.93%) Ruby
12 33 (17.93%) Security Cleared
13 30 (16.30%) Telecoms
14 29 (15.76%) UML
15 28 (15.22%) UNIX
15 28 (15.22%) Eclipse
15 28 (15.22%) SQL Server
16 26 (14.13%) Scrum
16 26 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (14.13%) Multithreading
17 25 (13.59%) Visual Studio
18 24 (13.04%) XML
18 24 (13.04%) Mathematics
19 23 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
19 23 (12.50%) VC++
19 23 (12.50%) Tomcat
20 22 (11.96%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.80%) CMS
3 4 (2.17%) Immediacy CMS
3 4 (2.17%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.09%) Apache
4 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.09%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.54%) Drupal
5 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (7.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.80%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.52%) VoIP
2 9 (4.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.80%) PBX
4 6 (3.26%) UMTS
4 6 (3.26%) VPN
4 6 (3.26%) SSL
4 6 (3.26%) GSM
4 6 (3.26%) IPsec
4 6 (3.26%) Firewall
4 6 (3.26%) SNMP
4 6 (3.26%) RTP
4 6 (3.26%) IPv4
4 6 (3.26%) IPv6
4 6 (3.26%) tcpdump
4 6 (3.26%) Asterisk PBX
4 6 (3.26%) LTE
4 6 (3.26%) Network Security
4 6 (3.26%) RANAP
4 6 (3.26%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.61%) NoSQL
2 14 (7.61%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (5.98%) Big Data
4 9 (4.89%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.89%) Redis
4 9 (4.89%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.26%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.72%) MySQL
9 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (15.22%) Eclipse
2 25 (13.59%) Visual Studio
3 15 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.89%) Jasmine
5 6 (3.26%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (3.26%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.72%) FogBugz
7 4 (2.17%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.17%) Subversion
8 2 (1.09%) JUnit
8 2 (1.09%) Maven
9 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.54%) Hudson
9 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (16.30%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.52%) Electronics
3 9 (4.89%) Finance
4 8 (4.35%) Marketing
5 5 (2.72%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.72%) Military
6 4 (2.17%) Avionics
7 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 97 (52.72%) Software Engineer
2 74 (40.22%) Developer
3 34 (18.48%) Software Developer
4 30 (16.30%) Java Developer
5 27 (14.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 21 (11.41%) C# Developer
7 20 (10.87%) Graduate
8 19 (10.33%) Java Software Developer
9 16 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (7.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 9 (4.89%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (4.35%) Junior
13 7 (3.80%) Graduate Software Developer
13 7 (3.80%) Graduate Developer
14 6 (3.26%) Software Test Engineer
14 6 (3.26%) Web Developer
14 6 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
14 6 (3.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 6 (3.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.65%) .NET
2 24 (13.04%) XML
3 23 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 22 (11.96%) jQuery
5 20 (10.87%) CSS
5 20 (10.87%) HTML
6 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET
7 14 (7.61%) COM
7 14 (7.61%) Play Framework
8 10 (5.43%) STL
8 10 (5.43%) RESTful
9 9 (4.89%) Grails
9 9 (4.89%) Backbone.js
9 9 (4.89%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (4.89%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.89%) Esper
9 9 (4.89%) Akka
10 8 (4.35%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.80%) WCF
11 7 (3.80%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.48%) Computer Science
2 24 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 12 (6.52%) Device Driver
4 9 (4.89%) Machine Learning
5 6 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (3.26%) Physics
5 6 (3.26%) SCADA
5 6 (3.26%) PKI
5 6 (3.26%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.72%) Open Source
6 5 (2.72%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.09%) Clustering
8 2 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.09%) DataPower
9 1 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 83 (45.11%) Linux
2 33 (17.93%) Windows
3 28 (15.22%) UNIX
4 7 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.54%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.72%) OO
2 38 (20.65%) TDD
3 29 (15.76%) UML
4 26 (14.13%) Scrum
4 26 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (14.13%) Multithreading
5 18 (9.78%) OOP
6 13 (7.07%) OOA/OOD
6 13 (7.07%) Configuration Management
6 13 (7.07%) Extreme Programming
6 13 (7.07%) Pair Programming
7 12 (6.52%) Signal Processing
8 11 (5.98%) MVC
9 10 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.89%) Software Testing
11 8 (4.35%) Validation
11 8 (4.35%) Manual Testing
11 8 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (3.80%) iOS Development
12 7 (3.80%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (42.93%) C++
2 76 (41.30%) Java
3 57 (30.98%) SQL
4 48 (26.09%) C#
5 43 (23.37%) JavaScript
6 41 (22.28%) C
7 33 (17.93%) Ruby
8 23 (12.50%) VC++
9 20 (10.87%) MATLAB
10 14 (7.61%) Scala
10 14 (7.61%) VB6
10 14 (7.61%) VB
11 12 (6.52%) Perl
12 7 (3.80%) T-SQL
13 6 (3.26%) Python
13 6 (3.26%) Assembly Language
13 6 (3.26%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.17%) Ada
15 3 (1.63%) PHP
16 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (50.00%) Degree
2 33 (17.93%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.61%) MCTS
4 14 (7.61%) MCPD
5 5 (2.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.54%) PhD
6 1 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.54%) TickIT
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.80%) SAP
3 6 (3.26%) Cisco
4 4 (2.17%) Oracle
5 2 (1.09%) Kony
5 2 (1.09%) IBM
5 2 (1.09%) JBoss
5 2 (1.09%) EPiServer
Dorchester, Dorset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental
Posted: 16 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + PRIVATE HEALTHCARE + PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £47000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday, Medical
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
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