The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 17 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 11.29% 24.30% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.54% 24.53% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 6
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £34,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
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
182 106 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 97.85% 99.07% 98.90%
Number of salaries quoted 179 102 65
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Poole

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Poole

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Poole region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Poole

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Poole region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 59 (98.33%) Software Engineering
2 42 (70.00%) Linux
3 40 (66.67%) Windows
4 39 (65.00%) C++
5 36 (60.00%) OO
6 33 (55.00%) UNIX
7 30 (50.00%) OOP
8 23 (38.33%) Degree
9 21 (35.00%) Computer Science
10 17 (28.33%) Java
11 14 (23.33%) SQL
12 10 (16.67%) Hibernate
13 9 (15.00%) Eclipse
13 9 (15.00%) Subversion
14 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
14 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
14 8 (13.33%) Oracle Cash Management
14 8 (13.33%) Swing
14 8 (13.33%) RDBMS
14 8 (13.33%) Oracle
15 7 (11.67%) C#
15 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
16 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
16 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
16 6 (10.00%) Manual Testing
16 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 6 (10.00%) Perl
17 4 (6.67%) C
18 3 (5.00%) MySQL
19 2 (3.33%) .NET

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Poole region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Eclipse
1 9 (15.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
2 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 8 (13.33%) Swing
3 2 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) XML
4 1 (1.67%) Spring
4 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (70.00%) Linux
2 40 (66.67%) Windows
3 33 (55.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) Software Engineering
2 36 (60.00%) OO
3 30 (50.00%) OOP
4 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (1.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.67%) DevOps
6 1 (1.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) C++
2 17 (28.33%) Java
3 14 (23.33%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) C#
5 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.00%) Perl
6 4 (6.67%) C
7 2 (3.33%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) VMware
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago