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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South West / Dorset
Rank 35 34 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 29 60 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.43% 7.69% 19.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.92% 8.81% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 26 60 136
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,625 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
366 681 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 81.15% 87.31% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 317 514 540
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +9 17 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Bournemouth +3 5 £42,500 +11.47% 2
Dorchester -3 2 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Wimborne - 2 £45,000 - 1
Weymouth +5 1 £26,500 -32.05% 1
Shaftesbury 0 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 50 (67.57%) C#
2 35 (47.30%) OO
3 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (43.24%) .NET
5 31 (41.89%) Degree
6 30 (40.54%) Computer Science
7 22 (29.73%) C++
7 22 (29.73%) Windows
8 21 (28.38%) Linux
9 20 (27.03%) SQL
10 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
10 19 (25.68%) UML
11 17 (22.97%) OOP
12 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
13 15 (20.27%) OOD
13 15 (20.27%) Embedded Systems
14 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
15 13 (17.57%) Web Development
16 12 (16.22%) Java
16 12 (16.22%) Mathematics
17 11 (14.86%) CSS
18 10 (13.51%) C
18 10 (13.51%) HTML
18 10 (13.51%) JIRA
18 10 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (13.51%) Coaching
19 9 (12.16%) SDLC
19 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
19 9 (12.16%) Machine Learning
19 9 (12.16%) Robotics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.05%) Drupal
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) Kentico
2 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.70%) CATIA
2 2 (2.70%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.41%) FTP
2 4 (5.41%) HTTP
2 4 (5.41%) Kerberos
2 4 (5.41%) LDAP
3 1 (1.35%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.05%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) JIRA
1 10 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.70%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.70%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.70%) Moq
3 2 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (68.92%) Software Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) C# Software Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Developer
4 11 (14.86%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Software Team Leader
6 7 (9.46%) Team Leader
7 6 (8.11%) Java Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) JavaScript Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Web Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.24%) .NET
2 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
3 11 (14.86%) CSS
4 10 (13.51%) HTML
5 8 (10.81%) Entity Framework
5 8 (10.81%) NHibernate
5 8 (10.81%) WCF
5 8 (10.81%) WPF
6 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.76%) Node.js
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.41%) CSS3
8 4 (5.41%) HTML5
8 4 (5.41%) Polymer
8 4 (5.41%) Web Components
9 3 (4.05%) jQuery
10 2 (2.70%) Spring
10 2 (2.70%) Struts
10 2 (2.70%) Swing
10 2 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.54%) Computer Science
2 15 (20.27%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (16.22%) Mathematics
4 9 (12.16%) Robotics
5 4 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.41%) Physics
6 3 (4.05%) Smartcard
7 2 (2.70%) EPoS
8 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.35%) Mechatronics
8 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Windows
2 21 (28.38%) Linux
3 6 (8.11%) Android
4 5 (6.76%) Unix
5 3 (4.05%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) OO
2 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.68%) UML
4 17 (22.97%) OOP
5 15 (20.27%) OOD
6 13 (17.57%) Web Development
7 10 (13.51%) Coaching
8 9 (12.16%) Machine Learning
8 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.16%) SDLC
9 8 (10.81%) Multithreading
9 8 (10.81%) People Management
10 7 (9.46%) Web Application Development
11 6 (8.11%) Scrum
12 5 (6.76%) BDD
12 5 (6.76%) TDD
13 4 (5.41%) Open Source
14 3 (4.05%) Defect Tracking
14 3 (4.05%) Post-Production
14 3 (4.05%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 50 (67.57%) C#
2 22 (29.73%) C++
3 20 (27.03%) SQL
4 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.22%) Java
6 10 (13.51%) C
7 5 (6.76%) PHP
8 4 (5.41%) Python
9 2 (2.70%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.70%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.70%) Perl
9 2 (2.70%) Scala
9 2 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (41.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) HNC
2 1 (1.35%) HND
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Docker
1 4 (5.41%) NFS
2 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) SAP
2 2 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (1.35%) EMC
3 1 (1.35%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
Poole, Dorset
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits + Flexible working
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorset
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago