Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 21 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 71 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 10.27% 11.52% 7.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.46% 11.61% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 67 43 39
Bournemouth median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £27,600
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -4.56%

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 679 353 578
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.26% 99.16% 99.83%
Number of salaries quoted 558 321 475
Bournemouth median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £58,750
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 66 (92.96%) C#
2 64 (90.14%) .NET
3 58 (81.69%) ASP.NET
4 55 (77.46%) MVC
5 42 (59.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (52.11%) SQL Server
8 36 (50.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 34 (47.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (45.07%) SQL
11 31 (43.66%) CSS
12 29 (40.85%) JavaScript
13 28 (39.44%) Git (software)
14 26 (36.62%) .NET Framework
14 26 (36.62%) TDD
15 25 (35.21%) Entity Framework
16 24 (33.80%) HTML
16 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
16 24 (33.80%) Scrum
17 23 (32.39%) jQuery
18 22 (30.99%) Test Automation
19 21 (29.58%) IIS
20 20 (28.17%) AngularJS
21 19 (26.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 18 (25.35%) Microservices
23 15 (21.13%) TypeScript
24 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
24 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2014
24 14 (19.72%) Continuous Delivery
24 14 (19.72%) WCF

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 21 (29.58%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (50.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (5.63%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (52.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (11.27%) OLAP
5 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.63%) Redis
7 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (39.44%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.90%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Advertising
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (90.14%) .NET
2 58 (81.69%) ASP.NET
3 42 (59.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (47.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 31 (43.66%) CSS
6 26 (36.62%) .NET Framework
7 25 (35.21%) Entity Framework
8 24 (33.80%) HTML
9 23 (32.39%) jQuery
10 20 (28.17%) AngularJS
11 14 (19.72%) WCF
12 12 (16.90%) LINQ
12 12 (16.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (14.08%) Ajax
13 10 (14.08%) Angular 2
13 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET Core
14 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (8.45%) RESTful
16 4 (5.63%) .NET Core
16 4 (5.63%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Android
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (77.46%) MVC
2 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.62%) TDD
4 24 (33.80%) Scrum
5 22 (30.99%) Test Automation
6 18 (25.35%) Microservices
7 14 (19.72%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (19.72%) DNA
7 14 (19.72%) SOA
7 14 (19.72%) Unit Testing
8 13 (18.31%) OO
9 11 (15.49%) OOP
10 10 (14.08%) SDLC
11 8 (11.27%) Kanban
11 8 (11.27%) Use Case
12 4 (5.63%) SOLID
13 3 (4.23%) Android Development
14 2 (2.82%) Problem-Solving
15 1 (1.41%) Analytics
15 1 (1.41%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (92.96%) C#
2 32 (45.07%) SQL
3 29 (40.85%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.13%) TypeScript
5 11 (15.49%) Java
6 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.45%) Go
8 2 (2.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Google
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle