Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 22 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 54 60 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 9.46% 12.66% 8.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.71% 12.74% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 50
Bournemouth median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £48,875 £45,000 £42,500
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -4.41%

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 556 471 569
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 99.37% 99.65%
Number of salaries quoted 444 415 505
Bournemouth median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £24,875
90th Percentile £64,625 £51,700 £59,500
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Bournemouth

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 48 (88.89%) C#
2 46 (85.19%) .NET
3 39 (72.22%) ASP.NET
4 34 (62.96%) CSS
5 29 (53.70%) MVC
6 27 (50.00%) HTML
6 27 (50.00%) SQL
7 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (42.59%) .NET Framework
8 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
9 22 (40.74%) Entity Framework
10 17 (31.48%) Git (software)
11 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
12 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
13 11 (20.37%) Java
13 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
13 11 (20.37%) TDD
13 11 (20.37%) jQuery
13 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 9 (16.67%) Degree
14 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 9 (16.67%) IIS
15 8 (14.81%) Retail
15 8 (14.81%) LINQ
15 8 (14.81%) Android
15 8 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 9 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Redis
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.85%) NUnit
General
1 8 (14.81%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (85.19%) .NET
2 39 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 34 (62.96%) CSS
4 27 (50.00%) HTML
5 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (42.59%) .NET Framework
7 22 (40.74%) Entity Framework
8 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (20.37%) jQuery
10 8 (14.81%) LINQ
10 8 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (11.11%) .NET Core
12 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
12 5 (9.26%) RESTful
12 5 (9.26%) WCF
13 4 (7.41%) React
14 3 (5.56%) Ajax
14 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (5.56%) Vue.js
15 2 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) MVC
2 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) TDD
4 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.81%) Microservices
6 6 (11.11%) SOLID
7 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) DNA
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
8 4 (7.41%) SOA
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.56%) Android Development
9 3 (5.56%) API Development
9 3 (5.56%) API Integration
9 3 (5.56%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.56%) Web Development
10 2 (3.70%) OO
10 2 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
11 1 (1.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) C#
2 27 (50.00%) SQL
3 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) Java
5 8 (14.81%) TypeScript
6 7 (12.96%) Go
6 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft