Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorchester during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Software Developer
Dorset > Dorchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 10 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorchester 31.82% 12.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 31.82% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Dorchester median annual salary £27,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% - -
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -4.41% +1.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorchester. 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
Dorchester
Permanent vacancies in Dorchester with a recognized job title 22 32 5
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 5
Dorchester median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £23,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £45,000 £35,250
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Dorchester

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Dorchester

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Dorchester

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Dorchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Dorchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Dorchester

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorchester

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorchester region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle