Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 621 349 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 44.14% 40.49% 40.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 45.13% 40.82% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 604 317 396
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1,376 855 1,070
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.80% 99.19% 99.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,216 762 921
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,454 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £59,671 £52,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 0 325 £40,000 +6.67% 40
Poole 0 204 £40,000 +3.90% 26
Ferndown +3 32 £40,000 +73.91% 2
Wimborne +3 17 £35,000 +16.67% 4
Dorchester -4 15 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Blandford Forum -4 9 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Verwood - 2 £22,500 - 1
Shaftesbury - 1 £28,500 - 4
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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.

1 436 (70.21%) .NET
2 426 (68.60%) C#
3 363 (58.45%) JavaScript
4 358 (57.65%) MVC
5 344 (55.39%) ASP.NET
6 337 (54.27%) Agile Software Development
7 259 (41.71%) SQL Server
8 257 (41.38%) HTML
9 251 (40.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 246 (39.61%) AngularJS
11 244 (39.29%) CSS
12 201 (32.37%) TDD
13 188 (30.27%) SQL
14 182 (29.31%) ASP.NET Web API
15 151 (24.32%) jQuery
16 145 (23.35%) Microsoft
17 136 (21.90%) Web Development
18 132 (21.26%) .NET Framework
19 130 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
20 111 (17.87%) Git (software)
21 104 (16.75%) Greenfield Project
22 96 (15.46%) HTML5
22 96 (15.46%) Scrum
23 92 (14.81%) Degree
24 90 (14.49%) Finance
25 87 (14.01%) Entity Framework
26 85 (13.69%) SOLID
27 73 (11.76%) PHP
28 69 (11.11%) Unit Testing
28 69 (11.11%) BDD

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 33 (5.31%) IIS
2 25 (4.03%) CMS
3 24 (3.86%) Apache
4 17 (2.74%) WordPress
5 11 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.81%) EPiServer
6 5 (0.81%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.64%) JBoss
8 3 (0.48%) Sitefinity
8 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.32%) Drupal
9 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.16%) concrete5
10 1 (0.16%) SAS
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (0.81%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.32%) InDesign
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.09%) Magento
2 2 (0.32%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 130 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (5.96%) SaaS
3 36 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.38%) GitHub
5 12 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.13%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 3 (0.48%) npm
9 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.45%) Network Security
2 8 (1.29%) Internet
3 3 (0.48%) SMS
4 2 (0.32%) 4G
4 2 (0.32%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.32%) SSL
4 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (41.71%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.73%) MySQL
3 27 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (3.70%) Big Data
5 20 (3.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 19 (3.06%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.90%) Blockchain
8 16 (2.58%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.29%) OLAP
13 7 (1.13%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.97%) Power BI
15 5 (0.81%) QlikView
16 4 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.64%) Redis
17 3 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
18 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 111 (17.87%) Git (software)
2 36 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.86%) Visual Studio
4 17 (2.74%) NUnit
5 15 (2.42%) JIRA
6 8 (1.29%) gulp
6 8 (1.29%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.29%) Subversion
7 7 (1.13%) Android Studio
7 7 (1.13%) Xcode
8 6 (0.97%) Maven
9 5 (0.81%) MSTest
10 4 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.64%) Selenium
10 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.64%) webpack
11 3 (0.48%) Grunt
12 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.32%) PhpStorm
13 1 (0.16%) Bower
General
1 90 (14.49%) Finance
2 34 (5.48%) Retail
3 33 (5.31%) Manufacturing
4 28 (4.51%) Marketing
5 6 (0.97%) Advertising
5 6 (0.97%) Music Industry
6 5 (0.81%) Banking
7 4 (0.64%) Automotive
8 3 (0.48%) Law
9 2 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (70.21%) .NET
2 344 (55.39%) ASP.NET
3 257 (41.38%) HTML
4 251 (40.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 246 (39.61%) AngularJS
6 244 (39.29%) CSS
7 182 (29.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 151 (24.32%) jQuery
9 132 (21.26%) .NET Framework
10 96 (15.46%) HTML5
11 87 (14.01%) Entity Framework
12 68 (10.95%) React
12 68 (10.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 61 (9.82%) KnockoutJS
14 58 (9.34%) WCF
15 53 (8.53%) Web Services
16 49 (7.89%) LINQ
17 48 (7.73%) .NET Core
18 45 (7.25%) Vue.js
19 37 (5.96%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 104 (16.75%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (9.82%) User Experience
3 39 (6.28%) Fintech
4 34 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (1.93%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (0.97%) Social Media
9 4 (0.64%) ASIC
9 4 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (0.64%) Social Network
9 4 (0.64%) Tandem
10 3 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.32%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.16%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.16%) BBC
12 1 (0.16%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.16%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.16%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.31%) Linux
2 29 (4.67%) Android
3 25 (4.03%) Windows
4 18 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (57.65%) MVC
2 337 (54.27%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (32.37%) TDD
4 136 (21.90%) Web Development
5 96 (15.46%) Scrum
6 85 (13.69%) SOLID
7 69 (11.11%) BDD
7 69 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 52 (8.37%) Front End Development
9 45 (7.25%) Migration
10 40 (6.44%) SOA
11 39 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (5.80%) Test Automation
13 35 (5.64%) OOP
14 32 (5.15%) OO
15 31 (4.99%) Software Engineering
16 29 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (4.51%) Microservices
18 27 (4.35%) E-Commerce
19 26 (4.19%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 426 (68.60%) C#
2 363 (58.45%) JavaScript
3 188 (30.27%) SQL
4 73 (11.76%) PHP
5 55 (8.86%) TypeScript
6 54 (8.70%) Java
7 33 (5.31%) T-SQL
7 33 (5.31%) VB.NET
8 19 (3.06%) C++
8 19 (3.06%) Python
9 18 (2.90%) Java 8
10 17 (2.74%) VB
11 14 (2.25%) Java 9
11 14 (2.25%) Ruby
12 8 (1.29%) COBOL
12 8 (1.29%) Delphi
12 8 (1.29%) Go
12 8 (1.29%) Perl
13 7 (1.13%) C
13 7 (1.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 92 (14.81%) Degree
2 54 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 11 (1.77%) Docker
2 4 (0.64%) Firmware
3 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.32%) Ansible
2 2 (0.32%) SCCM
2 2 (0.32%) SCOM
2 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 145 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.42%) Google
3 14 (2.25%) Sitecore
4 12 (1.93%) Oracle
4 12 (1.93%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.45%) SAP
6 7 (1.13%) Facebook
6 7 (1.13%) Sage
7 6 (0.97%) Adobe
8 5 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.64%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.64%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.64%) Tableau
9 4 (0.64%) Twitter
10 2 (0.32%) Avid
10 2 (0.32%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.32%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.32%) Telerik
10 2 (0.32%) WooCommerce
11 1 (0.16%) Capita