The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 20 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 8.26% 7.36% 11.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 7.45% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 9
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,250 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software Developer
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Poole region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108 161 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 99.08% 98.77% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 100 146 71
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Poole region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Poole

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Poole region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Poole

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Poole region that cited Software Developer in their job title 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 with Software Developer in their job title.

1 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 37 (92.50%) SQL
3 35 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 31 (77.50%) C#
5 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
6 23 (57.50%) MVC
7 22 (55.00%) Software Engineering
7 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
8 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
9 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (42.50%) Degree
10 17 (42.50%) jQuery
10 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
10 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 17 (42.50%) HTML
10 17 (42.50%) T-SQL
10 17 (42.50%) CSS
10 17 (42.50%) Classic ASP
10 17 (42.50%) Web Development
11 11 (27.50%) VB.NET
11 11 (27.50%) Windows
12 9 (22.50%) Web Services
12 9 (22.50%) WinForms
12 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
13 8 (20.00%) OO
14 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
14 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
14 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (12.50%) WCF
15 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Poole region that cited Software Developer in their job title 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 with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) PBX
1 3 (7.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 35 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (42.50%) jQuery
4 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
4 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 17 (42.50%) HTML
4 17 (42.50%) CSS
4 17 (42.50%) Classic ASP
5 9 (22.50%) Web Services
5 9 (22.50%) WinForms
6 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
7 5 (12.50%) WCF
7 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (12.50%) AutoMapper
7 5 (12.50%) StructureMap
7 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 5 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (5.00%) WPF
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) MVC
2 22 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (42.50%) Web Development
4 8 (20.00%) OO
5 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.50%) SOA
6 5 (12.50%) OOP
7 3 (7.50%) OOD
8 2 (5.00%) System Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (92.50%) SQL
2 31 (77.50%) C#
3 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (42.50%) T-SQL
5 11 (27.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.00%) VB6
6 2 (5.00%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft