Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 18 37
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19 -16
Permanent jobs citing Degree 119 149 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 10.19% 11.86% 7.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.17% 49.17% 44.75%
Number of salaries quoted 97 106 60
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £56,250 £50,500
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 242 303 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 20.72% 24.12% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 191 228 140
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £25,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 76 £40,000 -8.57% 10
Poole +6 29 £32,500 -18.75% 11
Dorchester -7 5 - - 4
Weymouth -7 1 £45,000 +87.50% 1
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (37.82%) C#
2 44 (36.97%) Software Engineering
3 39 (32.77%) Computer Science
4 38 (31.93%) .NET
5 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 33 (27.73%) C++
7 32 (26.89%) HTML
7 32 (26.89%) SQL
8 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
8 31 (26.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 28 (23.53%) Windows
9 28 (23.53%) Linux
10 27 (22.69%) C
10 27 (22.69%) ASP.NET
10 27 (22.69%) Finance
11 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (20.17%) Scrum
13 19 (15.97%) Java
13 19 (15.97%) Python
14 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 17 (14.29%) MVC
15 17 (14.29%) XML
15 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 17 (14.29%) CSS
16 16 (13.45%) TDD
16 16 (13.45%) Web Development
16 16 (13.45%) Windows 10
17 15 (12.61%) QA
18 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC

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 7 (5.88%) CMS
2 6 (5.04%) IIS
3 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.36%) Office 365
5 3 (2.52%) IaaS
5 3 (2.52%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.68%) PaaS
7 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Firewall
2 3 (2.52%) LAN
2 3 (2.52%) WAN
2 3 (2.52%) Wireless
2 3 (2.52%) WLAN
3 1 (0.84%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.84%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) SMS
3 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.84%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.92%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.20%) MySQL
3 5 (4.20%) Power BI
3 5 (4.20%) QlikView
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.84%) GIS
5 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.84%) JIRA
4 1 (0.84%) NUnit
4 1 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 27 (22.69%) Finance
2 12 (10.08%) Electronics
3 6 (5.04%) Marketing
4 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (45.38%) Developer
2 24 (20.17%) .NET Developer
3 23 (19.33%) Junior
4 21 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 21 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 18 (15.13%) C# Developer
6 16 (13.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (13.45%) Graduate
6 16 (13.45%) Junior Developer
7 13 (10.92%) Junior Software Developer
8 12 (10.08%) Analyst
8 12 (10.08%) Graduate Developer
8 12 (10.08%) Graduate Software Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Angular Developer
9 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (6.72%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Architect
11 6 (5.04%) Business Analyst
12 5 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.93%) .NET
2 32 (26.89%) HTML
3 27 (22.69%) ASP.NET
4 17 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 17 (14.29%) CSS
4 17 (14.29%) XML
5 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (9.24%) jQuery
8 10 (8.40%) Ajax
9 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (6.72%) Web Services
10 6 (5.04%) HTML5
10 6 (5.04%) Vue.js
11 4 (3.36%) JSON
12 3 (2.52%) RESTful
13 2 (1.68%) Razor View Engine
14 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 1 (0.84%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.40%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.20%) Contactless
4 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.20%) EMV
4 5 (4.20%) Smartcard
5 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.36%) User Experience
6 3 (2.52%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.52%) Fintech
7 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.53%) Linux
1 28 (23.53%) Windows
2 16 (13.45%) Windows 10
3 13 (10.92%) Windows 7
4 12 (10.08%) Windows XP
5 9 (7.56%) Windows Server
6 8 (6.72%) Android
6 8 (6.72%) Unix
7 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.97%) Software Engineering
2 39 (32.77%) Computer Science
3 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (20.17%) Scrum
5 17 (14.29%) MVC
6 16 (13.45%) TDD
6 16 (13.45%) Web Development
7 13 (10.92%) BDD
8 12 (10.08%) Performance Measurement
9 11 (9.24%) ITIL
9 11 (9.24%) Project Management
9 11 (9.24%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.56%) ITIL V2
12 8 (6.72%) SOLID
13 7 (5.88%) OO
13 7 (5.88%) OOP
13 7 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (5.88%) SDLC
14 6 (5.04%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.82%) C#
2 33 (27.73%) C++
3 32 (26.89%) SQL
4 27 (22.69%) C
5 19 (15.97%) Java
5 19 (15.97%) Python
6 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 12 (10.08%) VB
8 9 (7.56%) TypeScript
9 5 (4.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.68%) R
12 1 (0.84%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.84%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.84%) Go
12 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (26.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (10.08%) HNC
3 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.36%) CCNA
4 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.52%) MCSA
5 3 (2.52%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.84%) CCNP
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) PMO
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.20%) Docker
3 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Ansible
1 5 (4.20%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.84%) SCCM
2 1 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.24%) VMware
3 5 (4.20%) Cisco
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) Tableau
4 3 (2.52%) Meraki
4 3 (2.52%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.52%) SonicWALL
4 3 (2.52%) Ubiquiti
4 3 (2.52%) Veeam
5 2 (1.68%) EMC
5 2 (1.68%) Juniper
5 2 (1.68%) MikroTik
6 1 (0.84%) McAfee
6 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com