The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 160 259 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 42.67% 36.58% 46.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.08% 37.00% 47.05%
Number of salaries quoted 145 212 333
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 363 700 780
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.80% 98.87% 99.11%
Number of salaries quoted 327 527 674
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 0 68 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Poole +7 62 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Dorchester +2 4 £30,000 +9.09%
Ferndown -3 3 £23,000 -42.50% 1
Sturminster Newton - 2 £32,500 -
Wimborne -5 1 £37,500 -12.28%
Blandford Forum - 1 £30,000 -
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 228 (57.72%) JavaScript
2 218 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (49.62%) C#
4 195 (49.37%) .NET
5 182 (46.08%) HTML
6 180 (45.57%) CSS
7 160 (40.51%) SQL
8 131 (33.16%) SQL Server
9 117 (29.62%) MVC
10 115 (29.11%) Web Development
10 115 (29.11%) Java
11 110 (27.85%) ASP.NET
11 110 (27.85%) TDD
12 94 (23.80%) AngularJS
13 93 (23.54%) Git (software)
14 87 (22.03%) jQuery
15 84 (21.27%) OO
16 77 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 76 (19.24%) Finance
18 73 (18.48%) PHP
19 61 (15.44%) MySQL
19 61 (15.44%) .NET Framework
20 59 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
21 51 (12.91%) RESTful
22 48 (12.15%) HTML5
22 48 (12.15%) SDLC
23 41 (10.38%) Degree
23 41 (10.38%) Front End Development
24 39 (9.87%) CSS3
25 38 (9.62%) Scrum

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 32 (8.10%) CMS
2 31 (7.85%) WordPress
3 27 (6.84%) Drupal
4 19 (4.81%) Apache
5 11 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.77%) Moodle
6 7 (1.77%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.52%) IIS
8 5 (1.27%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.76%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.51%) Mule
10 2 (0.51%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.25%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.25%) Kentico
11 1 (0.25%) nginx
11 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.51%) InDesign
5 1 (0.25%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 22 (5.57%) Magento
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.04%) GitHub
2 12 (3.04%) SaaS
3 6 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.29%) HTTP
2 9 (2.28%) SSL
3 6 (1.52%) Internet
4 4 (1.01%) Intranet
5 3 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.51%) AMQP
7 1 (0.25%) Broadband
7 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (33.16%) SQL Server
2 61 (15.44%) MySQL
3 31 (7.85%) NoSQL
4 28 (7.09%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.32%) Big Data
5 21 (5.32%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.53%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.01%) FileMaker
12 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (23.54%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.34%) Subversion
3 25 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.33%) Maven
4 17 (4.30%) JIRA
4 17 (4.30%) Visual Studio
5 13 (3.29%) Grunt
6 12 (3.04%) gulp
6 12 (3.04%) NUnit
7 11 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.28%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.03%) Moq
10 7 (1.77%) Hudson
10 7 (1.77%) MSTest
11 6 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (1.27%) Protractor
12 5 (1.27%) Vagrant
13 4 (1.01%) Bower
13 4 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
14 3 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 76 (19.24%) Finance
2 23 (5.82%) Banking
3 22 (5.57%) Marketing
4 11 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 11 (2.78%) Games
5 9 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.52%) Retail
7 5 (1.27%) Electronics
8 4 (1.01%) Legal
8 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.76%) Back Office
9 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (49.37%) .NET
2 182 (46.08%) HTML
3 180 (45.57%) CSS
4 110 (27.85%) ASP.NET
5 94 (23.80%) AngularJS
6 87 (22.03%) jQuery
7 77 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 61 (15.44%) .NET Framework
9 51 (12.91%) RESTful
10 48 (12.15%) HTML5
11 39 (9.87%) CSS3
12 36 (9.11%) Spring
13 35 (8.86%) Entity Framework
14 32 (8.10%) REST
15 29 (7.34%) Laravel
16 26 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (6.33%) Web Services
17 25 (6.33%) WinForms
18 23 (5.82%) CakePHP
19 21 (5.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.85%) Computer Science
2 27 (6.84%) Mobile App
2 27 (6.84%) User Experience
3 23 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.29%) Social Media
5 12 (3.04%) Derivative
6 10 (2.53%) Equities
6 10 (2.53%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.01%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.01%) Fintech
9 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.51%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.25%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.59%) Android
2 20 (5.06%) Windows
3 15 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.04%) Unix
5 10 (2.53%) Linux
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (29.62%) MVC
3 115 (29.11%) Web Development
4 110 (27.85%) TDD
5 84 (21.27%) OO
6 59 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (12.15%) SDLC
8 41 (10.38%) Front End Development
9 38 (9.62%) Scrum
10 36 (9.11%) OOP
11 29 (7.34%) DevOps
12 28 (7.09%) BDD
13 27 (6.84%) Mentoring
14 24 (6.08%) Pair Programming
15 23 (5.82%) Open Source
16 21 (5.32%) Dependency Injection
16 21 (5.32%) Extreme Programming
16 21 (5.32%) Machine Learning
16 21 (5.32%) Web Application Development
16 21 (5.32%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 228 (57.72%) JavaScript
2 196 (49.62%) C#
3 160 (40.51%) SQL
4 115 (29.11%) Java
5 73 (18.48%) PHP
6 17 (4.30%) Go
7 14 (3.54%) VB.NET
8 13 (3.29%) Python
9 12 (3.04%) VB
10 11 (2.78%) Apex Code
10 11 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.53%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.53%) SOQL
12 9 (2.28%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.27%) Ruby
14 4 (1.01%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.01%) C++
14 4 (1.01%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.01%) R
15 3 (0.76%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 41 (10.38%) Degree
2 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.51%) TickIT
2 1 (0.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (3.54%) Docker
2 9 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 30 (7.59%) Oracle
2 25 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.30%) Zend
4 13 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (3.04%) Google
6 10 (2.53%) TIBCO
6 10 (2.53%) Xamarin
7 9 (2.28%) Adobe
8 7 (1.77%) Pega
9 1 (0.25%) IBM
9 1 (0.25%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.25%) Informatica
9 1 (0.25%) SAP
9 1 (0.25%) Tableau
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