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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 20 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 97 114 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 12.53% 16.03% 9.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.09% 18.75% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 94 114 53
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £44,550 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
603 608 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 77.91% 85.51% 77.19%
Number of salaries quoted 466 507 321
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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
(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 -2 32 £33,750 +12.50% 4
Bournemouth -13 30 £32,500 - 7
Weymouth -1 10 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Dorchester -1 6 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Wareham +1 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 118 (50.00%) Degree
2 101 (42.80%) C++
3 98 (41.53%) .NET
4 96 (40.68%) C#
5 82 (34.75%) SQL
6 79 (33.47%) Linux
7 68 (28.81%) JavaScript
8 66 (27.97%) Windows
9 63 (26.69%) ASP.NET
10 60 (25.42%) OO
11 52 (22.03%) HTML
11 52 (22.03%) SQL Server
11 52 (22.03%) Computer Science
12 46 (19.49%) Java
13 42 (17.80%) CSS
14 40 (16.95%) UNIX
15 38 (16.10%) OOP
16 37 (15.68%) XML
16 37 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (15.25%) C
18 32 (13.56%) Electronics
19 26 (11.02%) Scrum
20 25 (10.59%) MVC
21 23 (9.75%) Ajax
22 22 (9.32%) VB.NET
23 21 (8.90%) UML
23 21 (8.90%) Microsoft
24 20 (8.47%) Client/Server
25 18 (7.63%) JSON
25 18 (7.63%) XHTML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (4.24%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.39%) CMS
3 7 (2.97%) SAS
4 2 (0.85%) Immediacy CMS
4 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.42%) Drupal
5 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.39%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.63%) VoIP
2 12 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (2.97%) iSCSI
3 7 (2.97%) FTP
4 6 (2.54%) PBX
5 4 (1.69%) WAN
6 2 (0.85%) IPsec
6 2 (0.85%) Firewall
6 2 (0.85%) SNMP
6 2 (0.85%) VPN
6 2 (0.85%) SSL
6 2 (0.85%) IPv4
6 2 (0.85%) IPv6
6 2 (0.85%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.85%) Network Security
6 2 (0.85%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.81%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (3.39%) RDBMS
4 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.12%) MySQL
6 3 (1.27%) Big Data
6 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (7.63%) Eclipse
1 18 (7.63%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.08%) Subversion
2 12 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.12%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.27%) FogBugz
5 3 (1.27%) Hudson
5 3 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.27%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.27%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.85%) JUnit
6 2 (0.85%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.85%) Maven
6 2 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 32 (13.56%) Electronics
2 16 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.24%) Aerospace
4 8 (3.39%) Finance
5 5 (2.12%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.69%) Military
7 2 (0.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Avionics
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 125 (52.97%) Software Engineer
2 88 (37.29%) Developer
3 41 (17.37%) C++ Software Engineer
4 32 (13.56%) .NET Developer
5 28 (11.86%) C# Developer
6 27 (11.44%) Senior Software Engineer
6 27 (11.44%) Software Developer
7 24 (10.17%) Graduate
8 23 (9.75%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 20 (8.47%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 18 (7.63%) Junior Software Engineer
10 18 (7.63%) Junior
11 13 (5.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (5.51%) Java Developer
12 12 (5.08%) Web Developer
12 12 (5.08%) VB.NET Developer
13 11 (4.66%) C# Software Engineer
14 10 (4.24%) Java Software Engineer
14 10 (4.24%) Java Software Developer
15 8 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (41.53%) .NET
2 63 (26.69%) ASP.NET
3 52 (22.03%) HTML
4 42 (17.80%) CSS
5 37 (15.68%) XML
6 23 (9.75%) Ajax
7 18 (7.63%) JSON
7 18 (7.63%) XHTML
7 18 (7.63%) Hibernate
8 14 (5.93%) jQuery
8 14 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (5.51%) .NET Framework
10 12 (5.08%) WCF
10 12 (5.08%) WPF
10 12 (5.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (4.24%) WinForms
11 10 (4.24%) AngularJS
11 10 (4.24%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (3.39%) COM
12 8 (3.39%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.03%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.47%) Client/Server
3 17 (7.20%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (2.97%) Device Driver
6 6 (2.54%) Physics
7 3 (1.27%) Open Source
8 2 (0.85%) SCADA
8 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.42%) PKI
9 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 79 (33.47%) Linux
2 66 (27.97%) Windows
3 40 (16.95%) UNIX
4 8 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.27%) Android
5 3 (1.27%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.42%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.42%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.42%) OO
2 38 (16.10%) OOP
3 37 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (11.02%) Scrum
5 25 (10.59%) MVC
6 21 (8.90%) UML
7 14 (5.93%) TDD
8 13 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.51%) Configuration Management
9 12 (5.08%) Web Development
10 8 (3.39%) iOS Development
11 6 (2.54%) SEO
11 6 (2.54%) SOA
11 6 (2.54%) Coaching
11 6 (2.54%) Unit Testing
12 5 (2.12%) Multithreading
12 5 (2.12%) Manual Testing
12 5 (2.12%) Software Testing
12 5 (2.12%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (2.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 101 (42.80%) C++
2 96 (40.68%) C#
3 82 (34.75%) SQL
4 68 (28.81%) JavaScript
5 46 (19.49%) Java
6 36 (15.25%) C
7 22 (9.32%) VB.NET
8 14 (5.93%) VC++
9 13 (5.51%) Ruby
9 13 (5.51%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.24%) Embedded C
10 10 (4.24%) VB
11 9 (3.81%) VB6
12 7 (2.97%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.97%) PHP
13 5 (2.12%) Lua
13 5 (2.12%) Perl
13 5 (2.12%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.27%) Scala
15 2 (0.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 118 (50.00%) Degree
2 14 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.39%) MCTS
4 8 (3.39%) MCPD
5 5 (2.12%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.27%) HND
7 1 (0.42%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.97%) QA
1 7 (2.97%) ISO 9001
1 7 (2.97%) TickIT
2 1 (0.42%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 21 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.08%) Oracle
3 2 (0.85%) Zend
4 1 (0.42%) Sun
4 1 (0.42%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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