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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 46 101 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.99% 11.16% 11.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.14% 13.72% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 44 93 91
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,875 £45,000 £42,500
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
565 736 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.87% 81.33% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 423 581 522
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 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 31 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 -9 19 £23,500 -32.85% 5
Poole -6 7 £39,250 +12.14% 3
Weymouth +6 6 £39,000 +39.28%
Ferndown - 3 £35,000 - 1
Verwood - 1 £38,500 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 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 72 (61.02%) C#
2 67 (56.78%) C++
3 55 (46.61%) Java
3 55 (46.61%) .NET
4 50 (42.37%) Linux
5 46 (38.98%) Degree
6 44 (37.29%) C
7 43 (36.44%) SQL
8 36 (30.51%) JavaScript
9 33 (27.97%) HTML
10 30 (25.42%) CSS
10 30 (25.42%) Computer Science
11 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET
12 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
13 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (21.19%) SDLC
14 24 (20.34%) jQuery
14 24 (20.34%) MVC
15 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 22 (18.64%) T-SQL
17 21 (17.80%) Electronics
18 20 (16.95%) UML
19 17 (14.41%) Microsoft
19 17 (14.41%) OO
19 17 (14.41%) Windows
20 16 (13.56%) TCP/IP
20 16 (13.56%) Algorithms
20 16 (13.56%) AngularJS
20 16 (13.56%) Web Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.08%) JBoss
1 6 (5.08%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) CMS
2 1 (0.85%) Drupal
2 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.69%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.69%) Wireless
3 1 (0.85%) SMS
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.69%) DB2
4 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Subversion
2 8 (6.78%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.24%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (4.24%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (3.39%) Hudson
4 4 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (3.39%) Bugzilla
4 4 (3.39%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.85%) C++Builder
General
1 21 (17.80%) Electronics
2 12 (10.17%) Finance
3 4 (3.39%) Automotive
4 3 (2.54%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Billing
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
5 2 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 76 (64.41%) Software Engineer
2 31 (26.27%) Developer
3 23 (19.49%) Graduate
3 23 (19.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 19 (16.10%) Software Developer
5 18 (15.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) Junior Software Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.63%) Junior
8 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (5.93%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Firmware Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) Architect
11 3 (2.54%) Systems Developer
12 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (46.61%) .NET
2 33 (27.97%) HTML
3 30 (25.42%) CSS
4 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET
5 24 (20.34%) jQuery
6 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (13.56%) AngularJS
9 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (8.47%) XML
11 8 (6.78%) .NET Framework
12 7 (5.93%) Entity Framework
12 7 (5.93%) Web Services
13 6 (5.08%) Struts
13 6 (5.08%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.08%) Spring
13 6 (5.08%) J2EE
13 6 (5.08%) LINQ
14 5 (4.24%) MFC
14 5 (4.24%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.42%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.56%) Algorithms
3 13 (11.02%) Mathematics
4 12 (10.17%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (6.78%) Physics
6 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.24%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.54%) iPhone
9 2 (1.69%) iSeries
9 2 (1.69%) AS400
9 2 (1.69%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.37%) Linux
2 17 (14.41%) Windows
3 11 (9.32%) Android
4 7 (5.93%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (4.24%) UNIX
6 3 (2.54%) Windows CE
6 3 (2.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (21.19%) SDLC
2 24 (20.34%) MVC
3 20 (16.95%) UML
4 17 (14.41%) OO
5 16 (13.56%) Web Development
6 13 (11.02%) Signal Processing
7 12 (10.17%) Parallel Programming
8 10 (8.47%) Scrum
9 9 (7.63%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.78%) Validation
11 6 (5.08%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.24%) SOA
12 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.39%) Concurrent Programming
13 4 (3.39%) DevOps
13 4 (3.39%) Waterfall
13 4 (3.39%) Logistics
13 4 (3.39%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (61.02%) C#
2 67 (56.78%) C++
3 55 (46.61%) Java
4 44 (37.29%) C
5 43 (36.44%) SQL
6 36 (30.51%) JavaScript
7 22 (18.64%) T-SQL
8 12 (10.17%) Python
8 12 (10.17%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.24%) Embedded C
9 5 (4.24%) Embedded C++
10 4 (3.39%) PHP
11 3 (2.54%) Perl
11 3 (2.54%) VC++
12 2 (1.69%) RPG
12 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (38.98%) Degree
2 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
2 13 (11.02%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.39%) Intel
3 2 (1.69%) Twitter
4 1 (0.85%) Borland
4 1 (0.85%) Wind River
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £3500 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + +20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Ferndown
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago