Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 31 18
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 185 74 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 12.67% 7.98% 12.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.41% 43.79% 52.53%
Number of salaries quoted 146 55 128
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.03% +26.92%
10th Percentile £24,125 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 340 169 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 23.29% 18.23% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 265 142 234
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,775 £25,725
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +20 67 £45,000 +44.00% 24
Poole -14 39 £38,750 -3.13% 7
Weymouth 0 18 £24,000 -27.82% 1
Wimborne -5 11 £42,500 -41.38% 7
Blandford Forum - 10 £25,000 -
Ferndown - 3 £45,000 -
Dorchester -7 1 £50,000 - 4
Wareham - 1 £42,500 -
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 76 (41.08%) .NET
2 73 (39.46%) C#
3 64 (34.59%) Computer Science
4 57 (30.81%) ASP.NET
5 54 (29.19%) MVC
6 50 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (24.32%) Software Engineering
8 43 (23.24%) JavaScript
9 40 (21.62%) HTML
10 37 (20.00%) SQL
11 36 (19.46%) C++
11 36 (19.46%) Computer Science Degree
12 35 (18.92%) Finance
13 34 (18.38%) C
13 34 (18.38%) Microsoft
14 32 (17.30%) CSS
15 30 (16.22%) SQL Server
16 29 (15.68%) Linux
17 28 (15.14%) AngularJS
18 26 (14.05%) CMS
19 24 (12.97%) Razor View Engine
20 22 (11.89%) Java
20 22 (11.89%) Mathematics
20 22 (11.89%) Sitecore
21 21 (11.35%) Web Development
22 20 (10.81%) jQuery
22 20 (10.81%) EPiServer
23 19 (10.27%) Umbraco
23 19 (10.27%) TDD
24 16 (8.65%) Analytical Skills

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 26 (14.05%) CMS
2 20 (10.81%) EPiServer
3 19 (10.27%) Umbraco
4 13 (7.03%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (4.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.70%) Kentico
7 3 (1.62%) JBoss
7 3 (1.62%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.08%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.16%) Lawson
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.62%) GitHub
4 2 (1.08%) PaaS
4 2 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.95%) Wireless
2 5 (2.70%) Bluetooth
3 4 (2.16%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.62%) LAN
5 2 (1.08%) SAN
5 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.54%) FTP
6 1 (0.54%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) MVNO
6 1 (0.54%) Network Security
6 1 (0.54%) SMS
6 1 (0.54%) SS7
6 1 (0.54%) VoIP
6 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.62%) Big Data
3 3 (1.62%) MySQL
4 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.08%) DataStage
4 2 (1.08%) OLAP
4 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.08%) Semantic Layer
5 1 (0.54%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.54%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Selenium
1 5 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.16%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.62%) Robot Framework
4 2 (1.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.54%) gulp
5 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 35 (18.92%) Finance
2 15 (8.11%) Electronics
2 15 (8.11%) Retail
3 9 (4.86%) Marketing
4 8 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.24%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.24%) Legal
6 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.08%) Automotive
8 2 (1.08%) Military
8 2 (1.08%) Publishing
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (43.78%) Developer
2 37 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 31 (16.76%) Junior
4 28 (15.14%) Software Engineer
5 27 (14.59%) C# Developer
6 23 (12.43%) Graduate
7 18 (9.73%) Graduate Developer
8 17 (9.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (9.19%) Embedded Engineer
8 17 (9.19%) Junior Developer
9 15 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
10 14 (7.57%) Analyst
11 11 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 11 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (5.95%) Software Developer
12 9 (4.86%) Business Analyst
12 9 (4.86%) Graduate Software Developer
12 9 (4.86%) Junior Software Developer
12 9 (4.86%) Network Engineer
12 9 (4.86%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (41.08%) .NET
2 57 (30.81%) ASP.NET
3 40 (21.62%) HTML
4 32 (17.30%) CSS
5 28 (15.14%) AngularJS
6 24 (12.97%) Razor View Engine
7 20 (10.81%) jQuery
8 14 (7.57%) RESTful
9 13 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (7.03%) HTML5
10 12 (6.49%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (4.32%) LINQ
12 7 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (3.24%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.24%) REST
13 6 (3.24%) XML
14 5 (2.70%) React
14 5 (2.70%) Web Services
15 4 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 64 (34.59%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.95%) Driving Licence
3 11 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (5.41%) User Experience
5 9 (4.86%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.24%) Acoustics
7 3 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) CESG
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.54%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.54%) Verilog
9 1 (0.54%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.68%) Linux
2 12 (6.49%) Android
2 12 (6.49%) Windows
3 11 (5.95%) Unix
4 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.19%) MVC
2 50 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 22 (11.89%) Mathematics
5 21 (11.35%) Web Development
6 19 (10.27%) TDD
7 16 (8.65%) Unit Testing
8 14 (7.57%) CRM
8 14 (7.57%) Migration
8 14 (7.57%) OO
9 13 (7.03%) OOP
9 13 (7.03%) SDLC
10 12 (6.49%) BDD
10 12 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.49%) SOLID
11 10 (5.41%) Change Management
11 10 (5.41%) ERP
12 9 (4.86%) Project Management
12 9 (4.86%) Scrum
12 9 (4.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 73 (39.46%) C#
2 43 (23.24%) JavaScript
3 37 (20.00%) SQL
4 36 (19.46%) C++
5 34 (18.38%) C
6 22 (11.89%) Java
7 12 (6.49%) Python
8 10 (5.41%) Embedded C
9 7 (3.78%) TypeScript
10 6 (3.24%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.70%) Embedded C++
11 5 (2.70%) PHP
11 5 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.54%) Fortran
12 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (19.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (2.16%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.16%) ISEB
4 4 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.08%) PhD
6 1 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) HNC
6 1 (0.54%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.41%) QA
2 5 (2.70%) DO-178B
2 5 (2.70%) MIL-STD-1553
2 5 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.54%) GDPR
3 1 (0.54%) P3O
3 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (4.32%) Firmware
2 4 (2.16%) Docker
3 3 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.89%) Sitecore
3 14 (7.57%) Oracle
4 6 (3.24%) IBM
5 4 (2.16%) Infor
5 4 (2.16%) Remedy
5 4 (2.16%) Workday
6 3 (1.62%) EMC
6 3 (1.62%) VMware
6 3 (1.62%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco
7 2 (1.08%) Netezza
7 2 (1.08%) Tableau
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat