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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 34 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 47 102 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.70% 12.07% 14.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.99% 15.07% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 46 96 107
Average salary £37,500 £31,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.11% -2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,300 £44,100
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
588 677 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 83.88% 80.12% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 446 533 533
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -10 20 £35,500 +9.23% 3
Poole -10 8 £38,500 +10.00% 4
Weymouth +3 7 £39,000 +25.80% 1
Ferndown - 2 £33,750 -
Verwood - 1 £38,500 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 56 (62.92%) C#
2 49 (55.06%) C++
3 46 (51.69%) Java
4 44 (49.44%) Linux
5 42 (47.19%) .NET
6 32 (35.96%) C
7 31 (34.83%) SQL
8 28 (31.46%) Degree
9 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
10 23 (25.84%) HTML
11 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET
11 20 (22.47%) CSS
11 20 (22.47%) Computer Science
12 19 (21.35%) OO
12 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
13 18 (20.22%) jQuery
13 18 (20.22%) SDLC
14 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (19.10%) UML
14 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
14 17 (19.10%) MVC
15 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
15 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
15 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (17.98%) Algorithms
16 14 (15.73%) Parallel Programming
16 14 (15.73%) MATLAB
17 13 (14.61%) Electronics
18 12 (13.48%) Web Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.62%) JBoss
1 5 (5.62%) Apache
2 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.25%) Node.js
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Drupal
3 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.25%) Wireless
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) SMS
3 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) DB2
4 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Subversion
2 9 (10.11%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.87%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.37%) Hudson
5 3 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (3.37%) Bugzilla
5 3 (3.37%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.25%) JIRA
6 2 (2.25%) TestComplete
6 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.12%) C++Builder
General
1 13 (14.61%) Electronics
2 8 (8.99%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) Military
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (66.29%) Software Engineer
2 26 (29.21%) Developer
3 17 (19.10%) Graduate
3 17 (19.10%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 16 (17.98%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (14.61%) Software Developer
6 9 (10.11%) .NET Developer
6 9 (10.11%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Junior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Junior
8 6 (6.74%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Systems Developer
11 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (47.19%) .NET
2 23 (25.84%) HTML
3 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET
3 20 (22.47%) CSS
4 18 (20.22%) jQuery
5 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
8 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (10.11%) XML
9 8 (8.99%) Web Services
10 6 (6.74%) OpenMP
11 5 (5.62%) Spring
11 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
11 5 (5.62%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.62%) Struts
11 5 (5.62%) J2EE
11 5 (5.62%) HTML5
12 3 (3.37%) Entity Framework
12 3 (3.37%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.98%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.74%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (6.74%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.49%) iPhone
6 3 (3.37%) Physics
7 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.25%) Social Network
8 1 (1.12%) iSeries
8 1 (1.12%) AS400
8 1 (1.12%) Robotics
8 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (49.44%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Windows
3 11 (12.36%) Android
4 6 (6.74%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.37%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.12%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.35%) OO
3 18 (20.22%) SDLC
4 17 (19.10%) UML
4 17 (19.10%) MVC
5 14 (15.73%) Parallel Programming
6 12 (13.48%) Web Development
7 10 (11.24%) Multithreading
8 9 (10.11%) Signal Processing
9 8 (8.99%) Scrum
10 7 (7.87%) Validation
11 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.74%) Concurrent Programming
12 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.62%) System Testing
12 5 (5.62%) Software Testing
13 4 (4.49%) SOA
13 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
13 4 (4.49%) Waterfall
13 4 (4.49%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.92%) C#
2 49 (55.06%) C++
3 46 (51.69%) Java
4 32 (35.96%) C
5 31 (34.83%) SQL
6 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
7 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
8 14 (15.73%) MATLAB
9 9 (10.11%) Python
10 3 (3.37%) VC++
11 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.25%) PHP
12 1 (1.12%) RPG
12 1 (1.12%) Perl
12 1 (1.12%) Ruby
12 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) Degree
2 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.25%) ISEB
6 1 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) DO-178B
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Intel
3 1 (1.12%) Borland
3 1 (1.12%) VMware
3 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.12%) Wind River
3 1 (1.12%) Twitter
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
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Posted: 5 days ago
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