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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 19 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 95 86 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 12.86% 14.83% 9.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.13% 18.98% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 91 79 48
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £52,950
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
628 453 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 84.98% 78.10% 75.29%
Number of salaries quoted 532 354 335
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Poole -9 36 £38,750 +29.16% 7
Bournemouth -13 25 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Weymouth - 5 £37,500 - 1
Ferndown - 3 £37,500 -
Dorchester -2 2 £32,500 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 147 (64.47%) C#
2 136 (59.65%) .NET
3 126 (55.26%) SQL
4 118 (51.75%) JavaScript
5 117 (51.32%) Degree
6 114 (50.00%) HTML
7 111 (48.68%) ASP.NET
8 110 (48.25%) CSS
9 101 (44.30%) SQL Server
10 94 (41.23%) MVC
11 88 (38.60%) jQuery
12 85 (37.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 80 (35.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 79 (34.65%) T-SQL
15 78 (34.21%) C++
16 69 (30.26%) AngularJS
17 45 (19.74%) Computer Science
18 42 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (18.42%) Windows
19 41 (17.98%) Linux
20 40 (17.54%) Java
20 40 (17.54%) Web Development
21 39 (17.11%) Microsoft
22 38 (16.67%) C
23 30 (13.16%) OO
24 28 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
25 27 (11.84%) .NET Framework
25 27 (11.84%) OOP
26 26 (11.40%) Scrum
27 25 (10.96%) Entity Framework

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.51%) JBoss
2 8 (3.51%) Apache
3 7 (3.07%) CMS
4 5 (2.19%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.19%) Node.js
5 4 (1.75%) IIS
5 4 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.44%) WordPress
6 1 (0.44%) Kentico
6 1 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.88%) Wireless
2 2 (0.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.44%) IPsec
3 1 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (44.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.07%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.75%) SQLPlus
5 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.75%) MySQL
6 2 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (5.26%) Subversion
1 12 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.07%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (2.63%) Bugzilla
4 6 (2.63%) CruiseControl
4 6 (2.63%) Hudson
5 5 (2.19%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.75%) JIRA
6 4 (1.75%) Toad
7 2 (0.88%) C++Builder
8 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (10.09%) Electronics
2 15 (6.58%) Marketing
3 9 (3.95%) Finance
4 6 (2.63%) Automotive
5 3 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.32%) Billing
6 2 (0.88%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (50.00%) Developer
2 86 (37.72%) Software Engineer
3 70 (30.70%) Software Developer
4 31 (13.60%) .NET Developer
5 25 (10.96%) C++ Software Engineer
5 25 (10.96%) Graduate
6 17 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
6 17 (7.46%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 13 (5.70%) Web Developer
8 12 (5.26%) Junior
8 12 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (4.82%) C# Software Engineer
9 11 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (3.95%) VB.NET Developer
10 9 (3.95%) Junior Software Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.07%) Analyst
12 7 (3.07%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (59.65%) .NET
2 114 (50.00%) HTML
3 111 (48.68%) ASP.NET
4 110 (48.25%) CSS
5 88 (38.60%) jQuery
6 85 (37.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 80 (35.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 69 (30.26%) AngularJS
9 28 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (11.84%) .NET Framework
11 25 (10.96%) Entity Framework
12 22 (9.65%) XML
13 20 (8.77%) Classic ASP
14 17 (7.46%) LINQ
15 12 (5.26%) XHTML
16 11 (4.82%) Ajax
16 11 (4.82%) JSON
17 10 (4.39%) Spring
17 10 (4.39%) STL
18 9 (3.95%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.74%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.09%) Mathematics
3 13 (5.70%) Physics
3 13 (5.70%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (4.82%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.07%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.63%) Open Source
7 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.88%) iSeries
8 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.88%) AS400
8 2 (0.88%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.44%) SCADA
9 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.42%) Windows
2 41 (17.98%) Linux
3 20 (8.77%) UNIX
4 9 (3.95%) Android
5 5 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.88%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (41.23%) MVC
2 42 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (17.54%) Web Development
4 30 (13.16%) OO
5 27 (11.84%) OOP
6 26 (11.40%) Scrum
7 19 (8.33%) SOA
8 16 (7.02%) UML
9 15 (6.58%) Unit Testing
10 12 (5.26%) Signal Processing
11 11 (4.82%) Mentoring
12 9 (3.95%) Project Management
13 8 (3.51%) SEO
13 8 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (3.51%) Data Analysis
14 7 (3.07%) Logistics
14 7 (3.07%) Multithreading
14 7 (3.07%) Validation
14 7 (3.07%) OOD
14 7 (3.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 147 (64.47%) C#
2 126 (55.26%) SQL
3 118 (51.75%) JavaScript
4 79 (34.65%) T-SQL
5 78 (34.21%) C++
6 40 (17.54%) Java
7 38 (16.67%) C
8 20 (8.77%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.39%) Python
10 7 (3.07%) PHP
11 6 (2.63%) Embedded C
11 6 (2.63%) Embedded C++
11 6 (2.63%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.75%) Perl
13 2 (0.88%) RPG
13 2 (0.88%) Ruby
13 2 (0.88%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 117 (51.32%) Degree
2 12 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 16 (7.02%) Firmware
Vendors
1 39 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.19%) Oracle
3 4 (1.75%) CA
4 2 (0.88%) Twitter
5 1 (0.44%) Renesas
5 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.44%) Google
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 32,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £37,500 - £45,000 + Incredible Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago