Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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

Software Engineer
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 61 101
Rank change year-on-year 0 +40 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 2.18% 1.31% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.37% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 6
Bournemouth median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +26.92%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,500 £34,375
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,750 £62,500
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +23.08%

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 639 439 1,002
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.38% 95.85% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 531 392 727
Bournemouth median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,125 £52,500
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% -1.33%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Bournemouth

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Bournemouth

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Bournemouth over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Bournemouth

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (92.86%) C++
3 11 (78.57%) Degree
4 10 (71.43%) C
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) Bluetooth
5 6 (42.86%) Embedded C++
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) OOP
7 4 (28.57%) UML
7 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
7 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
7 4 (28.57%) OOD
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (28.57%) SOLID
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Compact Framework
8 3 (21.43%) ZigBee
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) Linux
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
10 1 (7.14%) OO
10 1 (7.14%) Python
10 1 (7.14%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) J2EE

Software Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Bluetooth
2 3 (21.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Compact Framework
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) OOD
4 4 (28.57%) SOLID
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) C
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Embedded C++
4 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree