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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 15 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 148 56 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 18.97% 11.07% 9.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.60% 13.56% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 142 46 40
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
627 413 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 80.38% 81.62% 70.72%
Number of salaries quoted 558 336 268
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £57,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 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 5 March 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 0 60 £32,500 +30.00% 12
Bournemouth -4 47 £36,500 -8.75% 7
Dorchester +1 7 £32,500 -
Ferndown - 6 £37,500 - 1
Weymouth - 6 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 152 (61.29%) C#
2 146 (58.87%) .NET
3 129 (52.02%) SQL
4 128 (51.61%) JavaScript
5 125 (50.40%) HTML
5 125 (50.40%) ASP.NET
5 125 (50.40%) Degree
6 122 (49.19%) CSS
7 111 (44.76%) SQL Server
8 105 (42.34%) MVC
9 95 (38.31%) jQuery
10 94 (37.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 89 (35.89%) C++
12 85 (34.27%) T-SQL
12 85 (34.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 71 (28.63%) AngularJS
14 56 (22.58%) Windows
15 48 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (18.95%) Computer Science
17 44 (17.74%) Web Development
17 44 (17.74%) Linux
18 42 (16.94%) OO
19 38 (15.32%) OOP
19 38 (15.32%) Microsoft
20 33 (13.31%) Scrum
20 33 (13.31%) .NET Framework
21 32 (12.90%) Java
22 31 (12.50%) UNIX
22 31 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 29 (11.69%) C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 14 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.23%) JBoss
2 8 (3.23%) Apache
3 7 (2.82%) CMS
4 5 (2.02%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.02%) Node.js
5 4 (1.61%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) WordPress
6 1 (0.40%) Drupal
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.40%) Kentico
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (6.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.81%) Network Security
2 2 (0.81%) IPsec
2 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
3 1 (0.40%) IPv4
3 1 (0.40%) IPv6
3 1 (0.40%) SNMP
3 1 (0.40%) VPN
3 1 (0.40%) Wireless
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.40%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (44.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.61%) SQLPlus
5 4 (1.61%) MySQL
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.42%) Subversion
4 5 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.02%) Bugzilla
4 5 (2.02%) CruiseControl
4 5 (2.02%) Hudson
4 5 (2.02%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.61%) JIRA
5 4 (1.61%) C++Builder
5 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.61%) Toad
6 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (6.85%) Electronics
2 15 (6.05%) Marketing
3 6 (2.42%) Finance
3 6 (2.42%) Automotive
4 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 125 (50.40%) Developer
2 94 (37.90%) Software Engineer
3 71 (28.63%) Software Developer
4 36 (14.52%) C++ Software Engineer
5 35 (14.11%) .NET Developer
6 23 (9.27%) Graduate
7 20 (8.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 15 (6.05%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 14 (5.65%) Web Developer
10 13 (5.24%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.24%) VB.NET Developer
10 13 (5.24%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (4.03%) Junior
12 10 (4.03%) C# Software Engineer
13 9 (3.63%) C# Developer
14 8 (3.23%) Analyst
14 8 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
14 8 (3.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 7 (2.82%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (58.87%) .NET
2 125 (50.40%) HTML
2 125 (50.40%) ASP.NET
3 122 (49.19%) CSS
4 95 (38.31%) jQuery
5 94 (37.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 85 (34.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 71 (28.63%) AngularJS
8 33 (13.31%) .NET Framework
9 31 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 27 (10.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (9.68%) XML
12 19 (7.66%) Classic ASP
13 17 (6.85%) LINQ
14 16 (6.45%) XHTML
15 15 (6.05%) JSON
15 15 (6.05%) Ajax
16 11 (4.44%) WCF
17 10 (4.03%) Spring
17 10 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.95%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.06%) Mathematics
3 12 (4.84%) Algorithms
4 11 (4.44%) Physics
5 10 (4.03%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (2.82%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.42%) Open Source
8 3 (1.21%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.81%) SCADA
9 2 (0.81%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.40%) AS400
10 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.40%) iSeries
10 1 (0.40%) Robotics
10 1 (0.40%) Social Media
10 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.58%) Windows
2 44 (17.74%) Linux
3 31 (12.50%) UNIX
4 5 (2.02%) Android
5 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.81%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (42.34%) MVC
2 48 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (17.74%) Web Development
4 42 (16.94%) OO
5 38 (15.32%) OOP
6 33 (13.31%) Scrum
7 19 (7.66%) SOA
8 17 (6.85%) UML
9 16 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 14 (5.65%) Unit Testing
11 9 (3.63%) Project Management
11 9 (3.63%) Signal Processing
12 8 (3.23%) Data Analysis
12 8 (3.23%) Multithreading
12 8 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (3.23%) SEO
13 7 (2.82%) OOD
13 7 (2.82%) Validation
13 7 (2.82%) Logistics
13 7 (2.82%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 152 (61.29%) C#
2 129 (52.02%) SQL
3 128 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 89 (35.89%) C++
5 85 (34.27%) T-SQL
6 32 (12.90%) Java
7 29 (11.69%) C
8 24 (9.68%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.82%) PHP
9 7 (2.82%) MATLAB
10 6 (2.42%) Python
10 6 (2.42%) Embedded C
10 6 (2.42%) Embedded C++
11 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.61%) Perl
12 2 (0.81%) Ruby
13 1 (0.40%) RPG
13 1 (0.40%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.40%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 125 (50.40%) Degree
2 14 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.81%) PhD
6 1 (0.40%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 38 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle
3 4 (1.61%) CA
4 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.40%) Google
4 1 (0.40%) Twitter
4 1 (0.40%) Renesas
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension, health care
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £43000 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Ferndown
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £43000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Free Parking, Gym
Posted: 17 days ago