Period
to 22 May 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 23 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 178 174 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 13.09% 10.96% 12.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.60% 50.73% 54.64%
Number of salaries quoted 120 153 89
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £22,725 £25,000 £22,475
90th Percentile £47,625 £53,750 £50,050
South West median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.61%

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 326 343 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 23.97% 21.61% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 218 277 162
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,675 £27,500 £24,850
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +2 81 £40,000 - 1
Poole +14 41 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Dorchester +5 28 £29,000 -42.00% 4
Wimborne -6 14 £23,500 -50.53%
Blandford Forum -2 5 - -
Ferndown -5 5 £27,000 -40.00%
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 97 (54.49%) Computer Science
2 91 (51.12%) Software Engineering
3 82 (46.07%) C#
4 72 (40.45%) .NET
5 68 (38.20%) SQL Server
6 67 (37.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 58 (32.58%) Microsoft
8 40 (22.47%) SQL
9 39 (21.91%) HTML
9 39 (21.91%) Finance
9 39 (21.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 35 (19.66%) Windows
11 33 (18.54%) CSS
11 33 (18.54%) JavaScript
11 33 (18.54%) AngularJS
12 32 (17.98%) C++
12 32 (17.98%) UML
13 31 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (15.73%) Web Development
14 28 (15.73%) Web Services
14 28 (15.73%) MVC
15 27 (15.17%) OO
16 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET
16 26 (14.61%) Java
17 25 (14.04%) jQuery
18 24 (13.48%) WCF
18 24 (13.48%) Machine Learning
18 24 (13.48%) Scrum
19 23 (12.92%) NoSQL
19 23 (12.92%) TDD

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 17 (9.55%) IIS
2 13 (7.30%) CMS
3 7 (3.93%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.12%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (1.12%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.56%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (21.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.81%) Office 365
3 4 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.25%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.81%) Internet
2 4 (2.25%) Firewall
3 3 (1.69%) LAN
3 3 (1.69%) WAN
3 3 (1.69%) Wireless
3 3 (1.69%) WLAN
4 2 (1.12%) H.323
4 2 (1.12%) PBX
4 2 (1.12%) PSTN
4 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (38.20%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.92%) NoSQL
3 12 (6.74%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.49%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.93%) Big Data
7 5 (2.81%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.25%) Power BI
9 2 (1.12%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.12%) MySQL
9 2 (1.12%) QlikView
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (10.11%) JIRA
3 11 (6.18%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.12%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (21.91%) Finance
2 7 (3.93%) Marketing
3 6 (3.37%) Electronics
4 5 (2.81%) Publishing
5 4 (2.25%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (53.93%) Developer
2 43 (24.16%) Software Engineer
3 37 (20.79%) .NET Developer
4 36 (20.22%) Junior
5 26 (14.61%) Graduate
6 20 (11.24%) Junior Software Engineer
6 20 (11.24%) Software Developer
7 19 (10.67%) Angular Developer
8 18 (10.11%) Java Developer
9 16 (8.99%) Junior Developer
9 16 (8.99%) Senior Developer
10 15 (8.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 15 (8.43%) Pick Developer
10 15 (8.43%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (7.87%) C# Developer
12 11 (6.18%) Graduate Developer
13 10 (5.62%) Analyst
14 9 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (4.49%) Graduate Software Developer
15 8 (4.49%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (40.45%) .NET
2 39 (21.91%) HTML
3 33 (18.54%) AngularJS
3 33 (18.54%) CSS
4 28 (15.73%) Web Services
5 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET
6 25 (14.04%) jQuery
7 24 (13.48%) WCF
8 23 (12.92%) Ajax
9 19 (10.67%) .NET Core
9 19 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (10.11%) WPF
11 17 (9.55%) XML
12 13 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (6.74%) JSON
13 12 (6.74%) Vue.js
14 7 (3.93%) .NET Framework
15 6 (3.37%) NHibernate
15 6 (3.37%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.36%) Greenfield Project
1 22 (12.36%) Robotics
2 17 (9.55%) Algorithms
3 8 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.93%) User Experience
5 6 (3.37%) 3D Printing
5 6 (3.37%) Life Science
5 6 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.81%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.25%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.12%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.56%) Contactless
10 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.56%) EMV
10 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.66%) Windows
2 17 (9.55%) Linux
3 6 (3.37%) Unix
3 6 (3.37%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.25%) Android
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (54.49%) Computer Science
2 91 (51.12%) Software Engineering
3 32 (17.98%) UML
4 31 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (15.73%) MVC
5 28 (15.73%) Web Development
6 27 (15.17%) OO
7 24 (13.48%) Machine Learning
7 24 (13.48%) Scrum
8 23 (12.92%) TDD
9 22 (12.36%) BDD
10 19 (10.67%) SOLID
11 18 (10.11%) Project Management
12 16 (8.99%) Mathematics
13 15 (8.43%) Signal Processing
14 13 (7.30%) B2B
15 12 (6.74%) OOD
15 12 (6.74%) SDLC
16 11 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (6.18%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 82 (46.07%) C#
2 40 (22.47%) SQL
3 33 (18.54%) JavaScript
4 32 (17.98%) C++
5 26 (14.61%) Java
6 19 (10.67%) TypeScript
7 12 (6.74%) C
8 11 (6.18%) Python
9 5 (2.81%) Go
10 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.12%) R
12 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (37.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 22 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.81%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.25%) AAT
5 3 (1.69%) CCNA
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.69%) MCP
5 3 (1.69%) MCSA
6 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) CEH
7 1 (0.56%) CISA
7 1 (0.56%) CISM
7 1 (0.56%) CISSP
7 1 (0.56%) CSQA
7 1 (0.56%) HNC
7 1 (0.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.80%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) PMO
2 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 58 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.37%) Oracle
3 5 (2.81%) VMware
4 4 (2.25%) Cloudera
4 4 (2.25%) Netezza
4 4 (2.25%) SAP
5 2 (1.12%) Avaya
5 2 (1.12%) Cisco
5 2 (1.12%) Dell
5 2 (1.12%) Dell KACE
5 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.12%) Tableau
6 1 (0.56%) Juniper
6 1 (0.56%) MikroTik
6 1 (0.56%) Splunk