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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 34 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 61 157 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 7.37% 20.18% 13.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.56% 23.93% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 60 151 73
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
713 656 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 86.11% 84.32% 89.12%
Number of salaries quoted 514 585 436
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Bournemouth -16 31 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Poole -22 12 £44,250 +36.15% 5
Dorchester -2 2 £32,500 -
Weymouth -4 2 £39,000 +30.00%
Shaftesbury - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 70 (58.82%) C#
2 64 (53.78%) C++
3 59 (49.58%) .NET
4 54 (45.38%) Degree
5 53 (44.54%) SQL
6 45 (37.82%) Microsoft
7 43 (36.13%) Linux
8 42 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 41 (34.45%) Java
10 38 (31.93%) ASP.NET
11 37 (31.09%) JavaScript
11 37 (31.09%) HTML
11 37 (31.09%) MVC
12 36 (30.25%) Windows
13 34 (28.57%) MS Excel
14 33 (27.73%) T-SQL
14 33 (27.73%) CSS
15 32 (26.89%) OO
16 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (25.21%) Mentoring
17 29 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (23.53%) UML
19 27 (22.69%) .NET Framework
20 26 (21.85%) jQuery
20 26 (21.85%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (19.33%) Multithreading
22 21 (17.65%) Visual Studio
23 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 19 (15.97%) AngularJS
24 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (8.40%) Apache
1 10 (8.40%) JBoss
2 9 (7.56%) CMS
3 5 (4.20%) IIS
4 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.68%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (14.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.56%) GitHub
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.20%) Internet
3 2 (1.68%) 2G
3 2 (1.68%) 3G
3 2 (1.68%) LTE
4 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.36%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.52%) MySQL
6 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 19 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (12.61%) Subversion
4 14 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
5 7 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 6 (5.04%) Hudson
7 5 (4.20%) Bugzilla
7 5 (4.20%) CruiseControl
7 5 (4.20%) TortoiseSVN
7 5 (4.20%) VisualSVN
7 5 (4.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.68%) CppUnit
8 2 (1.68%) JIRA
8 2 (1.68%) JUnit
8 2 (1.68%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.68%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.84%) CMake
9 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.84%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Automotive
2 4 (3.36%) Electronics
3 3 (2.52%) Military
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.84%) French Language
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (47.06%) Software Engineer
2 55 (46.22%) Developer
3 34 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
4 28 (23.53%) .NET Developer
5 26 (21.85%) C# Developer
6 23 (19.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (19.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (19.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (19.33%) Java Engineer
7 20 (16.81%) Java Software Engineer
8 19 (15.97%) Senior Developer
9 18 (15.13%) Software Developer
10 16 (13.45%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 14 (11.76%) Senior Java Engineer
13 13 (10.92%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (10.92%) Senior C# Developer
14 12 (10.08%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 12 (10.08%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 10 (8.40%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (49.58%) .NET
2 38 (31.93%) ASP.NET
3 37 (31.09%) HTML
4 33 (27.73%) CSS
5 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (22.69%) .NET Framework
7 26 (21.85%) jQuery
8 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 19 (15.97%) AngularJS
9 19 (15.97%) WCF
10 17 (14.29%) COM
10 17 (14.29%) WinForms
11 14 (11.76%) HTML5
11 14 (11.76%) OpenMP
12 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (9.24%) Spring
13 11 (9.24%) Struts
14 10 (8.40%) Hibernate
14 10 (8.40%) J2EE
15 9 (7.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.45%) Algorithms
2 16 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.04%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.68%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.68%) Social Network
6 1 (0.84%) iPhone
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (36.13%) Linux
2 36 (30.25%) Windows
3 17 (14.29%) Android
4 15 (12.61%) Unix
5 11 (9.24%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.36%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.84%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) MVC
2 32 (26.89%) OO
3 30 (25.21%) Mentoring
4 29 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (23.53%) UML
6 23 (19.33%) Multithreading
7 15 (12.61%) OOP
7 15 (12.61%) Validation
8 14 (11.76%) Concurrent Programming
9 12 (10.08%) Signal Processing
9 12 (10.08%) TDD
10 11 (9.24%) iOS Development
11 10 (8.40%) Parallel Programming
12 9 (7.56%) Android Development
12 9 (7.56%) RAD
13 8 (6.72%) Web Development
14 7 (5.88%) BDD
14 7 (5.88%) SOLID
15 6 (5.04%) Issue Tracking
15 6 (5.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (58.82%) C#
2 64 (53.78%) C++
3 53 (44.54%) SQL
4 41 (34.45%) Java
5 37 (31.09%) JavaScript
6 33 (27.73%) T-SQL
7 19 (15.97%) C
8 18 (15.13%) MATLAB
9 17 (14.29%) VB
9 17 (14.29%) VB6
9 17 (14.29%) VC++
10 11 (9.24%) VB.NET
11 9 (7.56%) Python
12 5 (4.20%) VBA
13 4 (3.36%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.52%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.68%) Fortran
15 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (45.38%) Degree
2 26 (21.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
4 17 (14.29%) MCPD
4 17 (14.29%) MCTS
5 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Firmware
2 1 (0.84%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 45 (37.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.29%) SAP
3 14 (11.76%) Intel
4 9 (7.56%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.68%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Dorset
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Salary: £35k - 50k per year
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