Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorchester during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Dorset > Dorchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorchester 28.57% 45.45% 75.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.57% 45.45% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Dorchester median annual salary £60,000 - £32,500
10th Percentile £50,000 - £29,250
90th Percentile £62,500 - £35,750
Dorset median annual salary £46,250 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year +19.35% +0.65% +28.33%

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 21 33 4
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 4
Dorchester median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +6.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £27,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £45,000 £35,500
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Dorchester

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorchester

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Dorchester

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorchester

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) ISDN
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) RTCP
2 5 (83.33%) RTP
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Python

Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) ISDN
1 5 (83.33%) RTCP
1 5 (83.33%) RTP
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python