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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 42 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 37 129 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.02% 14.19% 10.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.07% 17.48% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34 120 76
Average salary £33,750 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
523 738 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.04% 81.19% 83.84%
Number of salaries quoted 387 584 496
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 -23 18 £23,500 -35.17% 3
Poole -6 7 £38,750 +10.71%
Weymouth +1 4 £30,500 +8.92% 1
Ferndown - 2 £34,375 - 2
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 111 (70.70%) C#
2 92 (58.60%) .NET
3 81 (51.59%) SQL
4 72 (45.86%) JavaScript
5 71 (45.22%) Degree
6 69 (43.95%) HTML
7 67 (42.68%) C++
8 66 (42.04%) CSS
9 65 (41.40%) ASP.NET
10 63 (40.13%) SQL Server
11 59 (37.58%) MVC
11 59 (37.58%) jQuery
12 56 (35.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 55 (35.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 55 (35.03%) T-SQL
14 51 (32.48%) SDLC
15 46 (29.30%) AngularJS
15 46 (29.30%) Java
16 43 (27.39%) C
16 43 (27.39%) Linux
17 35 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (22.29%) Computer Science
18 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
18 30 (19.11%) Web Development
19 25 (15.92%) Windows
19 25 (15.92%) Electronics
20 22 (14.01%) ASP.NET Web API
21 17 (10.83%) Scrum
21 17 (10.83%) Mathematics
22 16 (10.19%) MS Excel

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 9 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.10%) JBoss
2 8 (5.10%) Apache
3 4 (2.55%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.55%) Node.js
4 3 (1.91%) IIS
4 3 (1.91%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.91%) CMS
5 1 (0.64%) Drupal
5 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (10.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.27%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.27%) Wireless
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (40.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.27%) DB2
6 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.92%) Subversion
2 7 (4.46%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (3.82%) Bugzilla
3 6 (3.82%) CruiseControl
3 6 (3.82%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (3.82%) Hudson
4 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.64%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.64%) C++Builder
General
1 25 (15.92%) Electronics
2 12 (7.64%) Finance
3 8 (5.10%) Marketing
4 6 (3.82%) Automotive
5 3 (1.91%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.91%) Billing
6 2 (1.27%) Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (49.68%) Software Engineer
2 63 (40.13%) Developer
3 33 (21.02%) Software Developer
4 22 (14.01%) Graduate
4 22 (14.01%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 21 (13.38%) .NET Developer
6 16 (10.19%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (7.64%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (7.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (6.37%) Junior Software Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Junior
8 10 (6.37%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Firmware Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (2.55%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (58.60%) .NET
2 69 (43.95%) HTML
3 66 (42.04%) CSS
4 65 (41.40%) ASP.NET
5 59 (37.58%) jQuery
6 56 (35.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (35.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 46 (29.30%) AngularJS
9 22 (14.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (8.28%) XML
11 12 (7.64%) .NET Framework
12 11 (7.01%) Entity Framework
12 11 (7.01%) Classic ASP
13 9 (5.73%) MFC
13 9 (5.73%) STL
13 9 (5.73%) LINQ
14 8 (5.10%) Spring
14 8 (5.10%) Struts
14 8 (5.10%) Hibernate
14 8 (5.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.29%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.83%) Mathematics
3 15 (9.55%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (6.37%) Physics
5 9 (5.73%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.46%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.91%) iPhone
7 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.27%) iSeries
8 2 (1.27%) AS400
8 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.64%) Robotics
9 1 (0.64%) Social Media
9 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.39%) Linux
2 25 (15.92%) Windows
3 10 (6.37%) UNIX
3 10 (6.37%) Android
4 7 (4.46%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.91%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.64%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.58%) MVC
2 51 (32.48%) SDLC
3 35 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (19.11%) Web Development
5 17 (10.83%) Scrum
6 14 (8.92%) UML
7 13 (8.28%) OO
7 13 (8.28%) SOA
8 11 (7.01%) Signal Processing
9 10 (6.37%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.73%) OOP
11 8 (5.10%) Validation
11 8 (5.10%) Multithreading
11 8 (5.10%) DevOps
12 6 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.18%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (3.18%) SEO
13 5 (3.18%) Logistics
13 5 (3.18%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 111 (70.70%) C#
2 81 (51.59%) SQL
3 72 (45.86%) JavaScript
4 67 (42.68%) C++
5 55 (35.03%) T-SQL
6 46 (29.30%) Java
7 43 (27.39%) C
8 11 (7.01%) Python
9 7 (4.46%) Embedded C
9 7 (4.46%) Embedded C++
9 7 (4.46%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.55%) PHP
11 3 (1.91%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.91%) VC++
11 3 (1.91%) Perl
12 2 (1.27%) Ruby
12 2 (1.27%) RPG IV
12 2 (1.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 71 (45.22%) Degree
2 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) QA
1 1 (0.64%) DO-178B
System Software
1 15 (9.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.27%) Twitter
3 1 (0.64%) Intel
3 1 (0.64%) Borland
3 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.64%) Google
3 1 (0.64%) Wind River
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