Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 20 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 174 100 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 10.96% 12.21% 11.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.73% 54.64% 59.40%
Number of salaries quoted 153 89 108
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% +19.23%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,475 £28,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,050 £56,875
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.61% +18.57%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Dorset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 343 183 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 21.61% 22.34% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 277 162 175
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £60,000 £55,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Dorset

Degree
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Dorset.

Salary trend for Degree in Dorset

Degree
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Dorset over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Dorset

Degree
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +4 91 £40,000 +20.30% 12
Poole -24 35 £40,000 - 9
Blandford Forum - 7 £25,000 - 1
Wimborne 0 6 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Ferndown -11 3 £45,000 +63.64%
Weymouth 0 1 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Dorchester - 1 £50,000 - 2
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 99 (56.90%) C#
1 99 (56.90%) .NET
2 80 (45.98%) ASP.NET
3 71 (40.80%) SQL Server
4 68 (39.08%) Computer Science
5 62 (35.63%) MVC
6 53 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (30.46%) JavaScript
6 53 (30.46%) AngularJS
7 51 (29.31%) HTML
8 50 (28.74%) Microsoft
9 48 (27.59%) Software Engineering
10 40 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (21.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (21.26%) C++
12 35 (20.11%) SQL
13 34 (19.54%) CSS
13 34 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (18.97%) Finance
15 32 (18.39%) TDD
16 30 (17.24%) C
16 30 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
17 26 (14.94%) jQuery
17 26 (14.94%) BDD
17 26 (14.94%) SOLID
18 24 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
18 24 (13.79%) Linux
19 22 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (12.64%) Migration
19 22 (12.64%) Unit Testing

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 13 (7.47%) CMS
2 11 (6.32%) Umbraco
3 6 (3.45%) JBoss
4 3 (1.72%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.15%) Kentico
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (4.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.60%) Wireless
2 3 (1.72%) LAN
2 3 (1.72%) SAN
3 2 (1.15%) Network Security
3 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.57%) FTP
4 1 (0.57%) SS7
4 1 (0.57%) VoIP
4 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.57%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (40.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.72%) Robot Framework
3 3 (1.72%) Selenium
4 2 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.15%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.57%) gulp
5 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.57%) Maven
General
1 33 (18.97%) Finance
2 15 (8.62%) Electronics
3 5 (2.87%) Marketing
4 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.72%) Publishing
6 2 (1.15%) Automotive
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (57.47%) Developer
2 69 (39.66%) .NET Developer
3 35 (20.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 33 (18.97%) Angular Developer
5 29 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 22 (12.64%) Junior
7 21 (12.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (11.49%) Software Engineer
9 17 (9.77%) Embedded Engineer
10 14 (8.05%) .NET Developer - Fintech
11 13 (7.47%) C++ Software Engineer
11 13 (7.47%) Graduate
12 11 (6.32%) Graduate Developer
12 11 (6.32%) Junior Developer
13 10 (5.75%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
13 10 (5.75%) Firmware Engineer
14 9 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (5.17%) Senior Developer
15 8 (4.60%) Graduate C# Developer
15 8 (4.60%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (56.90%) .NET
2 80 (45.98%) ASP.NET
3 53 (30.46%) AngularJS
4 51 (29.31%) HTML
5 40 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (21.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (19.54%) CSS
8 26 (14.94%) jQuery
9 21 (12.07%) Web Services
10 19 (10.92%) .NET Core
10 19 (10.92%) .NET Framework
10 19 (10.92%) ASP.NET Core
11 18 (10.34%) REST
12 17 (9.77%) HTML5
13 14 (8.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (8.05%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 12 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
15 8 (4.60%) LINQ
16 6 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 5 (2.87%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (39.08%) Computer Science
2 24 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (8.05%) Fintech
4 10 (5.75%) Algorithms
5 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.60%) Driving Licence
7 7 (4.02%) Acoustics
8 4 (2.30%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.30%) User Experience
9 3 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.15%) CESG
10 2 (1.15%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.15%) PMI
10 2 (1.15%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.79%) Linux
2 13 (7.47%) Windows
3 10 (5.75%) Unix
4 7 (4.02%) Android
5 6 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.63%) MVC
2 53 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 32 (18.39%) TDD
5 26 (14.94%) BDD
5 26 (14.94%) SOLID
6 22 (12.64%) Migration
6 22 (12.64%) Unit Testing
7 20 (11.49%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (10.92%) Mathematics
9 18 (10.34%) Web Development
10 16 (9.20%) OO
11 15 (8.62%) Scrum
12 14 (8.05%) API Development
12 14 (8.05%) E-business
12 14 (8.05%) Low Latency
13 12 (6.90%) OOD
13 12 (6.90%) Physics
14 11 (6.32%) OOP
15 10 (5.75%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 99 (56.90%) C#
2 53 (30.46%) JavaScript
3 37 (21.26%) C++
4 35 (20.11%) SQL
5 30 (17.24%) C
6 20 (11.49%) TypeScript
7 18 (10.34%) Java
8 13 (7.47%) Python
9 10 (5.75%) Embedded C
10 7 (4.02%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.15%) Fortran
12 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.57%) Go
12 1 (0.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 22 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.87%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (2.30%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.15%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.15%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (1.15%) CISM
5 2 (1.15%) CISSP
5 2 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.57%) APMP
6 1 (0.57%) ISEB
6 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) RMADS
3 1 (0.57%) GDPR
3 1 (0.57%) P3O
3 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (6.90%) Firmware
2 6 (3.45%) Docker
3 4 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.87%) Ansible
2 2 (1.15%) Puppet
2 2 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.32%) Sitecore
3 6 (3.45%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.30%) EMC
4 4 (2.30%) VMware
5 3 (1.72%) Cisco
6 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.57%) Capita
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle