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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 16 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 7.41% 14.78% 16.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 14.85% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 15
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £60,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
75 229 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 92.59% 99.57% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 64 218 78
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 34 (73.91%) Software Engineering
2 28 (60.87%) Windows
3 25 (54.35%) Linux
4 23 (50.00%) C++
5 21 (45.65%) C#
6 19 (41.30%) SQL
7 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 14 (30.43%) OO
9 13 (28.26%) .NET
9 13 (28.26%) C
9 13 (28.26%) Subversion
10 12 (26.09%) Java
11 11 (23.91%) XML
11 11 (23.91%) Degree
12 10 (21.74%) Android
12 10 (21.74%) UNIX
12 10 (21.74%) Python
13 9 (19.57%) STL
13 9 (19.57%) MFC
13 9 (19.57%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (17.39%) Perl
14 8 (17.39%) HTML
14 8 (17.39%) CSS
14 8 (17.39%) OOP
15 7 (15.22%) Client/Server
15 7 (15.22%) Eclipse
15 7 (15.22%) QA
15 7 (15.22%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
16 6 (13.04%) Computer Science

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) JBoss
1 4 (8.70%) Apache
1 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Subversion
2 7 (15.22%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (13.04%) Bugzilla
3 6 (13.04%) CruiseControl
3 6 (13.04%) Hudson
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) C++Builder
General
1 1 (2.17%) Games
1 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) XML
3 9 (19.57%) MFC
3 9 (19.57%) STL
4 8 (17.39%) HTML
4 8 (17.39%) CSS
5 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
5 5 (10.87%) Web Services
6 4 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 4 (8.70%) Spring
6 4 (8.70%) jQuery
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.70%) J2EE
6 4 (8.70%) Struts
7 3 (6.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (15.22%) Client/Server
3 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.04%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Linux
3 10 (21.74%) UNIX
3 10 (21.74%) Android
4 7 (15.22%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.52%) Windows CE
6 1 (2.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Software Engineering
2 14 (30.43%) OO
3 8 (17.39%) OOP
4 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
4 6 (13.04%) SDLC
5 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.87%) MVC
6 4 (8.70%) SOA
6 4 (8.70%) Line Management
6 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.70%) Open Source
7 3 (6.52%) Android Development
7 3 (6.52%) iOS Development
7 3 (6.52%) Mobile Development
7 3 (6.52%) Web Development
8 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) C++
2 21 (45.65%) C#
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.26%) C
6 12 (26.09%) Java
7 10 (21.74%) Python
8 8 (17.39%) Perl
9 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
10 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
11 3 (6.52%) PHP
12 2 (4.35%) VB6
12 2 (4.35%) VB
12 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
13 1 (2.17%) VC++
13 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
13 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Borland
2 1 (2.17%) Wind River