Period
to 21 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 669 638 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 48.37% 43.94% 41.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 49.56% 44.87% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 598 632 331
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £49,375
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1,350 1,422 880
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.61% 97.93% 98.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,082 1,267 786
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £52,500
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Dorset

Developer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Developer in Dorset

Developer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Dorset over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Dorset

Developer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 0 370 £45,000 +12.50% 54
Poole 0 192 £40,000 +2.56% 19
Ferndown 0 42 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wimborne 0 32 £29,000 -17.14% 5
Dorchester +1 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Blandford Forum -4 11 £40,000 +6.67%
Shaftesbury - 1 £30,000 -
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, Developer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 391 (58.45%) JavaScript
2 372 (55.61%) .NET
3 349 (52.17%) C#
4 300 (44.84%) HTML
5 293 (43.80%) MVC
6 286 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
7 283 (42.30%) CSS
8 235 (35.13%) SQL
9 219 (32.74%) ASP.NET
10 207 (30.94%) SQL Server
11 175 (26.16%) TDD
11 175 (26.16%) jQuery
12 170 (25.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 153 (22.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 150 (22.42%) Microsoft Azure
15 146 (21.82%) Git (software)
16 142 (21.23%) Greenfield Project
17 138 (20.63%) AngularJS
18 137 (20.48%) Finance
19 135 (20.18%) Microsoft
20 123 (18.39%) PHP
21 110 (16.44%) .NET Framework
22 98 (14.65%) Java
23 95 (14.20%) .NET Core
24 88 (13.15%) MySQL
25 85 (12.71%) Web Development
26 83 (12.41%) DevOps
27 79 (11.81%) HTML5
27 79 (11.81%) Web Services
28 74 (11.06%) Artificial Intelligence

Developer Skill Set
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 39 (5.83%) CMS
2 32 (4.78%) Apache
3 28 (4.19%) nginx
4 24 (3.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 22 (3.29%) WordPress
6 21 (3.14%) IIS
7 11 (1.64%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.90%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.30%) Drupal
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.15%) JBoss
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (1.49%) Photoshop
1 10 (1.49%) Sketch
2 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.45%) GIMP
3 3 (0.45%) InVision
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (2.54%) Magento
2 7 (1.05%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 150 (22.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (8.67%) SaaS
3 54 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (5.08%) GitHub
5 21 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (2.69%) Google Compute Engine
6 18 (2.69%) Power Platform
7 12 (1.79%) Azure Machine Learning
8 8 (1.20%) npm
9 6 (0.90%) NuGet
10 5 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.30%) Serverless
13 2 (0.30%) Yarn
14 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.24%) Bluetooth
1 15 (2.24%) WAN
2 7 (1.05%) Intranet
3 6 (0.90%) HTTP
4 4 (0.60%) Network Security
5 2 (0.30%) Internet
6 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (30.94%) SQL Server
2 88 (13.15%) MySQL
3 62 (9.27%) MongoDB
4 53 (7.92%) NoSQL
5 38 (5.68%) Big Data
6 34 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (4.48%) Redis
8 24 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (2.69%) OpenQM
9 18 (2.69%) Power BI
9 18 (2.69%) UniData
10 12 (1.79%) Blockchain
10 12 (1.79%) SQL Server 2017
11 11 (1.64%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.49%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.90%) QlikView
15 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 146 (21.82%) Git (software)
2 43 (6.43%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.99%) webpack
4 17 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (2.39%) JIRA
6 15 (2.24%) Subversion
7 14 (2.09%) NUnit
8 13 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (1.49%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.49%) PhpStorm
10 9 (1.35%) gulp
10 9 (1.35%) MSBuild
10 9 (1.35%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.05%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.90%) Bower
12 6 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.60%) Selenium
13 4 (0.60%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.45%) Maven
14 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 137 (20.48%) Finance
2 47 (7.03%) Marketing
3 45 (6.73%) Manufacturing
4 24 (3.59%) Games
5 23 (3.44%) Retail
6 10 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.20%) Billing
8 1 (0.15%) Automotive
8 1 (0.15%) Law
8 1 (0.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (55.61%) .NET
2 300 (44.84%) HTML
3 283 (42.30%) CSS
4 219 (32.74%) ASP.NET
5 175 (26.16%) jQuery
6 170 (25.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 153 (22.87%) ASP.NET Web API
8 138 (20.63%) AngularJS
9 110 (16.44%) .NET Framework
10 95 (14.20%) .NET Core
11 79 (11.81%) HTML5
11 79 (11.81%) Web Services
12 65 (9.72%) React
13 62 (9.27%) Ajax
13 62 (9.27%) KnockoutJS
13 62 (9.27%) Laravel
14 46 (6.88%) JSON
15 42 (6.28%) Sass
16 39 (5.83%) XML
17 38 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 142 (21.23%) Greenfield Project
2 72 (10.76%) User Experience
3 32 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
9 9 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.35%) e-Learning
9 9 (1.35%) Learning Management System
10 7 (1.05%) Social Media
11 6 (0.90%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.75%) 3D Printing
12 5 (0.75%) Arduino
12 5 (0.75%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.75%) EPoS
12 5 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.75%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 66 (9.87%) Linux
2 33 (4.93%) Windows
3 21 (3.14%) Android
4 18 (2.69%) Debian
4 18 (2.69%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (43.80%) MVC
2 286 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (26.16%) TDD
4 85 (12.71%) Web Development
5 83 (12.41%) DevOps
6 74 (11.06%) Artificial Intelligence
7 65 (9.72%) Front End Development
8 64 (9.57%) BDD
9 59 (8.82%) Open Source
10 57 (8.52%) Scrum
11 55 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (7.92%) SOLID
13 50 (7.47%) Software Engineering
14 46 (6.88%) OOP
15 41 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
16 38 (5.68%) SDLC
17 36 (5.38%) E-Commerce
17 36 (5.38%) Unit Testing
18 34 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
19 33 (4.93%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 391 (58.45%) JavaScript
2 349 (52.17%) C#
3 235 (35.13%) SQL
4 123 (18.39%) PHP
5 98 (14.65%) Java
6 54 (8.07%) TypeScript
7 38 (5.68%) VB.NET
8 33 (4.93%) Java 8
9 32 (4.78%) C++
9 32 (4.78%) Python
10 19 (2.84%) Go
10 19 (2.84%) PHP 7
11 18 (2.69%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.24%) Kotlin
12 15 (2.24%) PHP 5
12 15 (2.24%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.79%) Java 9
15 10 (1.49%) ES6
15 10 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (8.52%) Degree
2 27 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.33%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (4.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (3.44%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.75%) Grafana
4 2 (0.30%) Ansible
4 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 135 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.04%) DevExpress
3 26 (3.89%) Sitecore
4 23 (3.44%) Google
4 23 (3.44%) Oracle
5 18 (2.69%) jBASE
6 11 (1.64%) Sage
6 11 (1.64%) SAP
7 10 (1.49%) Adobe
7 10 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.05%) Tableau
9 4 (0.60%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.60%) Netezza
9 4 (0.60%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.30%) Apple
10 2 (0.30%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.30%) Facebook
10 2 (0.30%) Zend
11 1 (0.15%) Nintex
11 1 (0.15%) Spotify