Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 617 624 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 53.19% 45.61% 49.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 54.22% 46.88% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 615 569 452
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.09% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £48,750 £80,000
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%

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 1,138 1,331 948
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.10% 97.30% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1,139 850
Dorset median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 0 274 £40,000 +14.29% 38
Poole 0 201 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Ferndown 0 62 £35,000 -17.65% 3
Wimborne 0 52 £30,000 - 6
Dorchester +2 40 £37,500 - 4
Blandford Forum +7 15 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Shaftesbury - 5 £28,500 - 1
Verwood - 2 £22,500 -
Weymouth +3 1 £40,000 +66.67% 1
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 314 (50.89%) JavaScript
2 279 (45.22%) C#
3 278 (45.06%) .NET
4 277 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
5 273 (44.25%) MVC
6 238 (38.57%) HTML
7 206 (33.39%) CSS
8 192 (31.12%) ASP.NET
9 179 (29.01%) SQL
10 178 (28.85%) TDD
11 166 (26.90%) PHP
12 158 (25.61%) jQuery
13 154 (24.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 145 (23.50%) Git (software)
15 141 (22.85%) SQL Server
16 135 (21.88%) AngularJS
17 134 (21.72%) Microsoft
17 134 (21.72%) Finance
18 116 (18.80%) Web Development
19 115 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
20 110 (17.83%) Java
21 93 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
21 93 (15.07%) Greenfield Project
22 80 (12.97%) Linux
23 79 (12.80%) MySQL
24 75 (12.16%) React
25 71 (11.51%) Degree
26 70 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
27 68 (11.02%) Big Data
28 67 (10.86%) WordPress

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 67 (10.86%) WordPress
2 42 (6.81%) Apache
3 20 (3.24%) IIS
4 19 (3.08%) Drupal
5 14 (2.27%) CMS
6 9 (1.46%) nginx
7 4 (0.65%) Confluence
8 3 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.16%) concrete5
9 1 (0.16%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.32%) InDesign
4 1 (0.16%) GIMP
4 1 (0.16%) InVision
Business Applications
1 9 (1.46%) Magento
2 3 (0.49%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 93 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (8.27%) GitHub
3 45 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (5.35%) SaaS
5 19 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.46%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.49%) npm
8 2 (0.32%) NuGet
8 2 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.05%) Network Security
2 5 (0.81%) SSL
3 4 (0.65%) Bluetooth
3 4 (0.65%) Internet
4 3 (0.49%) SMS
5 1 (0.16%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (22.85%) SQL Server
2 79 (12.80%) MySQL
3 68 (11.02%) Big Data
4 32 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 31 (5.02%) MongoDB
6 30 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (4.21%) Blockchain
8 18 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (2.76%) Power BI
10 14 (2.27%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.78%) QlikView
12 8 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.81%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.81%) Redis
14 5 (0.81%) Spatial Data
15 4 (0.65%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 145 (23.50%) Git (software)
2 62 (10.05%) Visual Studio
3 26 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (4.05%) JIRA
5 19 (3.08%) Bitbucket
6 18 (2.92%) NUnit
7 16 (2.59%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.78%) Selenium
9 8 (1.30%) Grunt
9 8 (1.30%) PhpStorm
9 8 (1.30%) webpack
10 7 (1.13%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.13%) gulp
11 6 (0.97%) Protractor
11 6 (0.97%) Subversion
12 5 (0.81%) Bower
12 5 (0.81%) Maven
13 4 (0.65%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.49%) Ranorex
15 2 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 134 (21.72%) Finance
2 40 (6.48%) Manufacturing
3 29 (4.70%) Marketing
4 10 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.46%) Retail
6 6 (0.97%) Banking
7 2 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.16%) Advertising
8 1 (0.16%) Electronics
8 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (45.06%) .NET
2 238 (38.57%) HTML
3 206 (33.39%) CSS
4 192 (31.12%) ASP.NET
5 158 (25.61%) jQuery
6 154 (24.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 135 (21.88%) AngularJS
8 115 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 75 (12.16%) React
10 64 (10.37%) .NET Framework
11 61 (9.89%) Ajax
12 60 (9.72%) KnockoutJS
13 59 (9.56%) Laravel
14 58 (9.40%) LAMP
14 58 (9.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 55 (8.91%) XML
16 48 (7.78%) Sass
17 44 (7.13%) Web Services
18 42 (6.81%) HTML5
19 39 (6.32%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 93 (15.07%) Greenfield Project
2 64 (10.37%) Self-Motivation
3 49 (7.94%) User Experience
4 26 (4.21%) Fintech
5 24 (3.89%) Mobile App
6 22 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.78%) Algorithms
7 11 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.49%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.32%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.32%) Social Media
11 1 (0.16%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (12.97%) Linux
2 28 (4.54%) Windows
3 9 (1.46%) Android
3 9 (1.46%) Debian
3 9 (1.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (44.25%) MVC
3 178 (28.85%) TDD
4 116 (18.80%) Web Development
5 70 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 64 (10.37%) Open Source
8 59 (9.56%) Front End Development
9 57 (9.24%) Artificial Intelligence
10 53 (8.59%) OO
11 49 (7.94%) Scrum
12 46 (7.46%) Computer Science
12 46 (7.46%) OOP
13 41 (6.65%) BDD
14 40 (6.48%) E-Commerce
15 39 (6.32%) Software Engineering
16 37 (6.00%) SDLC
16 37 (6.00%) SOLID
17 36 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (4.70%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 314 (50.89%) JavaScript
2 279 (45.22%) C#
3 179 (29.01%) SQL
4 166 (26.90%) PHP
5 110 (17.83%) Java
6 64 (10.37%) Java 8
7 41 (6.65%) Python
8 39 (6.32%) VB.NET
9 36 (5.83%) C++
10 29 (4.70%) TypeScript
11 19 (3.08%) Java 9
11 19 (3.08%) VB
12 16 (2.59%) VB6
13 14 (2.27%) C
14 12 (1.94%) PHP 7
15 9 (1.46%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.30%) ES6
17 6 (0.97%) Go
17 6 (0.97%) Kotlin
18 5 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 71 (11.51%) Degree
2 38 (6.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.89%) QA
System Software
1 13 (2.11%) Docker
2 5 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.13%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.81%) SCOM
4 4 (0.65%) Ansible
5 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.49%) Puppet
5 3 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 134 (21.72%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.19%) DevExpress
3 27 (4.38%) Oracle
4 20 (3.24%) Google
5 17 (2.76%) Sitecore
6 13 (2.11%) Adobe
7 11 (1.78%) Tableau
8 6 (0.97%) SAP
9 5 (0.81%) Apple
9 5 (0.81%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.65%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.65%) Sage
11 3 (0.49%) Blue Prism
12 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.32%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.16%) Cognos
13 1 (0.16%) Hotjar
13 1 (0.16%) IFS
13 1 (0.16%) Samsung
13 1 (0.16%) Telerik