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

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 15 10 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 109 102 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.35% 15.84% 6.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.29% 18.96% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 103 101 42
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
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
565 538 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 79.58% 83.54% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 445 468 377
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 17 October 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
Bournemouth -1 39 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Poole 0 33 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Weymouth +3 11 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Dorchester 0 6 £27,500 -31.25%
Wareham -1 2 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 100 (45.66%) .NET
1 100 (45.66%) Degree
2 96 (43.84%) C++
3 94 (42.92%) C#
4 79 (36.07%) SQL
5 71 (32.42%) Linux
6 70 (31.96%) JavaScript
6 70 (31.96%) ASP.NET
7 65 (29.68%) Windows
8 62 (28.31%) HTML
9 55 (25.11%) SQL Server
10 51 (23.29%) CSS
10 51 (23.29%) OO
11 47 (21.46%) Computer Science
12 40 (18.26%) UNIX
12 40 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (17.81%) MVC
14 38 (17.35%) OOP
14 38 (17.35%) Java
15 36 (16.44%) XML
16 31 (14.16%) Scrum
17 29 (13.24%) C
18 27 (12.33%) Electronics
19 26 (11.87%) ASP.NET MVC
20 25 (11.42%) Ajax
20 25 (11.42%) jQuery
21 24 (10.96%) VB.NET
22 23 (10.50%) T-SQL
23 20 (9.13%) JSON
23 20 (9.13%) XHTML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 7 (3.20%) SAS
1 7 (3.20%) CMS
2 6 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) Drupal
4 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.46%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (0.46%) WordPress
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.20%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.48%) VoIP
2 9 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.20%) FTP
3 7 (3.20%) iSCSI
3 7 (3.20%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (2.28%) PBX
5 4 (1.83%) WAN
6 2 (0.91%) VPN
6 2 (0.91%) SSL
6 2 (0.91%) IPv4
6 2 (0.91%) IPv6
6 2 (0.91%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.91%) SNMP
6 2 (0.91%) Firewall
6 2 (0.91%) IPsec
6 2 (0.91%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.91%) Network Security
7 1 (0.46%) Internet
7 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.20%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.20%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.37%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.37%) Big Data
8 3 (1.37%) MySQL
9 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (5.94%) Eclipse
1 13 (5.94%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.57%) Subversion
3 8 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.91%) JUnit
5 2 (0.91%) Hudson
5 2 (0.91%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.91%) TestLink
5 2 (0.91%) Maven
5 2 (0.91%) Selenium
5 2 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.91%) C++Builder
5 2 (0.91%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.91%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (12.33%) Electronics
2 12 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.11%) Aerospace
4 6 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.28%) Finance
6 1 (0.46%) Automotive
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Avionics
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 114 (52.05%) Software Engineer
2 84 (38.36%) Developer
3 42 (19.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 30 (13.70%) .NET Developer
5 25 (11.42%) Senior Software Engineer
6 24 (10.96%) Software Developer
7 22 (10.05%) Graduate
8 21 (9.59%) C# Developer
8 21 (9.59%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 19 (8.68%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 18 (8.22%) Junior Software Engineer
10 18 (8.22%) Junior
11 14 (6.39%) VB.NET Developer
12 11 (5.02%) Web Developer
13 10 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (4.11%) Senior Developer
14 9 (4.11%) Java Developer
15 8 (3.65%) C# Software Engineer
16 7 (3.20%) Java Software Engineer
16 7 (3.20%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (45.66%) .NET
2 70 (31.96%) ASP.NET
3 62 (28.31%) HTML
4 51 (23.29%) CSS
5 36 (16.44%) XML
6 26 (11.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (11.42%) jQuery
7 25 (11.42%) Ajax
8 20 (9.13%) JSON
8 20 (9.13%) XHTML
9 18 (8.22%) .NET Framework
9 18 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 17 (7.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 15 (6.85%) AngularJS
11 15 (6.85%) Hibernate
12 14 (6.39%) WCF
13 12 (5.48%) WPF
14 11 (5.02%) WinForms
14 11 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (3.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.46%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.31%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.11%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.83%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.83%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.91%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.91%) Physics
7 2 (0.91%) SCADA
8 1 (0.46%) Robotics
8 1 (0.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 71 (32.42%) Linux
2 65 (29.68%) Windows
3 40 (18.26%) UNIX
4 5 (2.28%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.37%) Android
6 2 (0.91%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.46%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.46%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.29%) OO
2 40 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (17.81%) MVC
4 38 (17.35%) OOP
5 31 (14.16%) Scrum
6 17 (7.76%) Web Development
7 12 (5.48%) UML
8 10 (4.57%) TDD
9 8 (3.65%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (3.65%) Mentoring
10 6 (2.74%) Coaching
10 6 (2.74%) Unit Testing
10 6 (2.74%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (2.74%) SEO
10 6 (2.74%) SOA
11 5 (2.28%) Multithreading
11 5 (2.28%) iOS Development
12 3 (1.37%) Analytics
12 3 (1.37%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 96 (43.84%) C++
2 94 (42.92%) C#
3 79 (36.07%) SQL
4 70 (31.96%) JavaScript
5 38 (17.35%) Java
6 29 (13.24%) C
7 24 (10.96%) VB.NET
8 23 (10.50%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.57%) Embedded C
10 9 (4.11%) Ruby
11 8 (3.65%) VC++
12 7 (3.20%) PHP
12 7 (3.20%) VB
13 6 (2.74%) VB6
14 5 (2.28%) Lua
15 3 (1.37%) Scala
15 3 (1.37%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.91%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.91%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 100 (45.66%) Degree
2 10 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.28%) MCTS
4 5 (2.28%) MCPD
5 2 (0.91%) HND
5 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.74%) ISO 9001
1 6 (2.74%) TickIT
1 6 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 18 (8.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.02%) Oracle
3 2 (0.91%) Zend
4 1 (0.46%) Sun
4 1 (0.46%) VMware
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, 23days
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000-40,000 depending
Posted: 3 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Codestone Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Pension + Bonus (eligible after 3 months)
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago