Period
to 20 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 29 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 57 78 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 8.52% 10.79% 12.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.74% 10.94% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 48 76 46
Bournemouth median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £49,375 £45,000
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bournemouth
Permanent vacancies in Bournemouth with a recognized job title 652 713 354
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.46% 98.62% 98.88%
Number of salaries quoted 475 600 318
Bournemouth median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £25,175
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,875 £52,500
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Bournemouth

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Bournemouth

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Bournemouth over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Bournemouth

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bournemouth region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 51 (89.47%) C#
2 48 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 48 (84.21%) .NET
3 47 (82.46%) MVC
4 43 (75.44%) HTML
5 41 (71.93%) ASP.NET
6 40 (70.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (68.42%) CSS
8 35 (61.40%) jQuery
9 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
10 23 (40.35%) Web Services
11 22 (38.60%) .NET Framework
11 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (36.84%) SQL
13 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
14 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
15 15 (26.32%) DevExpress
15 15 (26.32%) WCF
15 15 (26.32%) Marketing
15 15 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (26.32%) Visual Studio
16 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
18 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
19 11 (19.30%) XML
20 8 (14.04%) Java
20 8 (14.04%) Web Development
20 8 (14.04%) Degree
20 8 (14.04%) Scrum
20 8 (14.04%) Fintech

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
2 15 (26.32%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.53%) MSBuild
3 6 (10.53%) NUnit
3 6 (10.53%) Subversion
3 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.53%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (26.32%) Marketing
2 6 (10.53%) Games
2 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (84.21%) .NET
2 43 (75.44%) HTML
3 41 (71.93%) ASP.NET
4 40 (70.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 39 (68.42%) CSS
6 35 (61.40%) jQuery
7 23 (40.35%) Web Services
8 22 (38.60%) .NET Framework
9 15 (26.32%) WCF
10 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
11 11 (19.30%) XML
12 8 (14.04%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (12.28%) Ajax
13 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (10.53%) Handlebars
14 6 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (10.53%) NHibernate
14 6 (10.53%) Sass
14 6 (10.53%) Webix
14 6 (10.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) e-Learning
1 6 (10.53%) Learning Management System
1 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) MVC
2 15 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.04%) Fintech
5 8 (14.04%) Scrum
5 8 (14.04%) Web Development
6 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 6 (10.53%) Content Development
6 6 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Pair Programming
6 6 (10.53%) Process Improvement
6 6 (10.53%) Scrum-ban
6 6 (10.53%) TDD
6 6 (10.53%) User Stories
7 5 (8.77%) IT Strategy
7 5 (8.77%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (8.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (89.47%) C#
2 48 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 21 (36.84%) SQL
4 8 (14.04%) Java
5 7 (12.28%) Go
5 7 (12.28%) TypeScript
6 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.51%) C
8 1 (1.75%) C++
8 1 (1.75%) Delphi
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) Python
8 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.32%) DevExpress