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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 26 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 7.50% 17.22% 7.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% 17.22% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 9
Average salary £44,250 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £32,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
158 180 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 98.75% 100.00% 99.19%
Number of salaries quoted 144 170 118
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 28 (96.55%) Software Engineering
2 19 (65.52%) C++
3 18 (62.07%) Linux
4 17 (58.62%) C#
5 14 (48.28%) Windows
5 14 (48.28%) OO
6 12 (41.38%) Subversion
7 11 (37.93%) OOP
7 11 (37.93%) C
7 11 (37.93%) Degree
7 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
8 9 (31.03%) Java
8 9 (31.03%) Unix
9 8 (27.59%) SQL
9 8 (27.59%) Firmware
10 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
10 7 (24.14%) HTML
10 7 (24.14%) CSS
10 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (24.14%) Multithreading
11 6 (20.69%) Android
11 6 (20.69%) .NET
11 6 (20.69%) Web Services
11 6 (20.69%) XML
11 6 (20.69%) Python
11 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
11 6 (20.69%) Bugzilla
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
12 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (17.24%) CruiseControl

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) JBoss
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Subversion
2 6 (20.69%) Bugzilla
2 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
3 5 (17.24%) CruiseControl
3 5 (17.24%) Hudson
3 5 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (10.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) CSS
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) XML
3 5 (17.24%) MFC
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Compact Framework
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (6.90%) CSS3
4 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.90%) HTML5
4 2 (6.90%) J2EE
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) Qt
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) Unix
4 6 (20.69%) Android
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Software Engineering
2 14 (48.28%) OO
3 11 (37.93%) OOP
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) MVC
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Coaching
8 2 (6.90%) Linux Kernel Development
8 2 (6.90%) Open Source
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) SDLC
8 2 (6.90%) UML
9 1 (3.45%) BDD
9 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C++
2 17 (58.62%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) C
4 9 (31.03%) Java
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.69%) Python
8 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
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