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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West / Dorset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 28 24
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 77 41 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 16.42% 8.02% 11.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.89% 59.42% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 71 35 45
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +48.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £28,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 133 69 169
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 28.36% 13.50% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 121 62 115
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +18 30 £32,500 -4.41% 6
Poole +3 16 £39,375 +12.50% 2
Ferndown - 8 £17,000 -
Wimborne -2 3 £40,000 - 1
Weymouth - 2 £32,000 - 1
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 41 (33.33%) C#
2 38 (30.89%) .NET
3 37 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (30.08%) Computer Science
4 34 (27.64%) SQL
5 32 (26.02%) Java
6 31 (25.20%) Software Engineering
6 31 (25.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (21.14%) JavaScript
7 26 (21.14%) ASP.NET
7 26 (21.14%) OO
8 21 (17.07%) C++
8 21 (17.07%) C
9 20 (16.26%) MVC
10 19 (15.45%) Finance
10 19 (15.45%) Linux
10 19 (15.45%) RESTful
11 18 (14.63%) HTML
12 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
12 17 (13.82%) Mobile App
13 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
14 15 (12.20%) OOP
14 15 (12.20%) Windows
14 15 (12.20%) Android
15 14 (11.38%) Electronics
15 14 (11.38%) Mentoring
16 13 (10.57%) Machine Learning
16 13 (10.57%) TDD
17 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
17 12 (9.76%) QA

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 4 (3.25%) CMS
1 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (3.25%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.81%) CATIA
4 1 (0.81%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.44%) SaaS
2 2 (1.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) VoIP
2 4 (3.25%) 4G
2 4 (3.25%) ICMP
2 4 (3.25%) IPsec
2 4 (3.25%) LTE
2 4 (3.25%) SNMP
2 4 (3.25%) SSH
3 3 (2.44%) Network Security
4 2 (1.63%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.63%) DHCP
4 2 (1.63%) DNS
4 2 (1.63%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.63%) Firewall
4 2 (1.63%) NFC
4 2 (1.63%) VPN
4 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.81%) LAN
5 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.81%) VLAN
5 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.13%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.32%) Big Data
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.25%) SQLite
6 3 (2.44%) FileMaker
7 2 (1.63%) MySQL
7 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.81%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.88%) Selenium
3 5 (4.07%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.81%) Hudson
5 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.81%) JIRA
5 1 (0.81%) Maven
5 1 (0.81%) MSTest
5 1 (0.81%) NUnit
5 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (15.45%) Finance
2 14 (11.38%) Electronics
3 10 (8.13%) Marketing
4 6 (4.88%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.25%) Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Advertising
6 2 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (46.34%) Developer
2 21 (17.07%) Software Engineer
3 19 (15.45%) Software Developer
4 15 (12.20%) .NET Developer
4 15 (12.20%) C# Developer
4 15 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.38%) Graduate
6 13 (10.57%) Junior
7 12 (9.76%) Junior Developer
8 10 (8.13%) Graduate Developer
8 10 (8.13%) Graduate Software Developer
8 10 (8.13%) Junior Software Developer
9 9 (7.32%) Agile Developer
9 9 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (5.69%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (5.69%) Analyst
11 7 (5.69%) C++ Software Engineer
12 6 (4.88%) Senior Developer
13 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.89%) .NET
2 26 (21.14%) ASP.NET
3 19 (15.45%) RESTful
4 18 (14.63%) HTML
5 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (8.94%) CSS
7 9 (7.32%) jQuery
7 9 (7.32%) Natural Language Processing
7 9 (7.32%) Web Services
8 6 (4.88%) XML
9 5 (4.07%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.25%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.25%) J2EE
10 4 (3.25%) Spring
10 4 (3.25%) WPF
11 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.44%) HTML5
12 2 (1.63%) COM
12 2 (1.63%) JAXB
13 1 (0.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.08%) Computer Science
2 17 (13.82%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.94%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (6.50%) User Experience
5 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.25%) Blog
6 4 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.25%) Social Media
7 3 (2.44%) CESG
7 3 (2.44%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.44%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.44%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.63%) Contactless
8 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.63%) EMV
9 1 (0.81%) iPad
9 1 (0.81%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.45%) Linux
2 15 (12.20%) Android
2 15 (12.20%) Windows
3 7 (5.69%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (4.07%) Unix
5 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.20%) Software Engineering
3 26 (21.14%) OO
4 20 (16.26%) MVC
5 15 (12.20%) OOP
6 14 (11.38%) Mentoring
7 13 (10.57%) Machine Learning
7 13 (10.57%) TDD
8 12 (9.76%) Web Design
9 10 (8.13%) Mathematics
10 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.32%) Data Analysis
10 9 (7.32%) DevOps
10 9 (7.32%) Extreme Programming
10 9 (7.32%) Pair Programming
10 9 (7.32%) Refactoring
10 9 (7.32%) Time Management
11 8 (6.50%) Web Development
12 7 (5.69%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.33%) C#
2 34 (27.64%) SQL
3 32 (26.02%) Java
4 26 (21.14%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.07%) C
5 21 (17.07%) C++
6 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.25%) Python
7 3 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (0.81%) Go
8 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (25.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.88%) HND
4 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.25%) CCNA
5 4 (3.25%) CCNP
5 4 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.44%) ISEB
7 2 (1.63%) APMG
7 2 (1.63%) HNC
8 1 (0.81%) CISA
8 1 (0.81%) CISSP
8 1 (0.81%) MCSA
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) PMO
3 4 (3.25%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.63%) TickIT
5 1 (0.81%) DO-160
5 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.81%) MobiControl
1 1 (0.81%) SCCM
1 1 (0.81%) SCOM
1 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle
3 6 (4.88%) HP
4 5 (4.07%) Cisco
5 3 (2.44%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.63%) EMC
6 2 (1.63%) Sybase
6 2 (1.63%) Teradata
6 2 (1.63%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Dell
7 1 (0.81%) Draytek
7 1 (0.81%) Juniper
7 1 (0.81%) PTC
7 1 (0.81%) SOTI
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Weymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Burton, Dorset
ESG
Posted: 16 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth
SThree
Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago