Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 684 351 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 43.05% 42.75% 37.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.27% 44.04% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 658 314 433
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £53,750
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%

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 1,545 797 1,312
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.23% 97.08% 99.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,347 709 1,044
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,060 £55,000
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 23 May 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 23 May 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 0 378 £40,000 +6.67% 34
Poole -2 218 £39,000 -2.50% 31
Ferndown +3 31 £42,500 +40.50% 1
Wimborne +8 16 £35,000 +2.94% 4
Dorchester 0 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Blandford Forum -8 9 £34,000 +0.74% 2
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 464 (67.84%) .NET
2 451 (65.94%) C#
3 400 (58.48%) JavaScript
4 393 (57.46%) MVC
5 369 (53.95%) ASP.NET
6 326 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
7 305 (44.59%) SQL Server
8 294 (42.98%) HTML
9 291 (42.54%) AngularJS
10 270 (39.47%) CSS
11 260 (38.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 216 (31.58%) SQL
13 206 (30.12%) TDD
14 175 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 169 (24.71%) .NET Framework
16 167 (24.42%) jQuery
17 162 (23.68%) Microsoft
18 152 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
19 131 (19.15%) Web Development
20 127 (18.57%) Git (software)
21 105 (15.35%) Scrum
22 103 (15.06%) Greenfield Project
23 100 (14.62%) Degree
24 97 (14.18%) HTML5
25 93 (13.60%) Entity Framework
25 93 (13.60%) Finance
26 86 (12.57%) BDD
27 81 (11.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 76 (11.11%) SOLID
29 75 (10.96%) MySQL

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 43 (6.29%) CMS
1 43 (6.29%) IIS
2 33 (4.82%) WordPress
3 27 (3.95%) Apache
4 20 (2.92%) Umbraco
5 15 (2.19%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.75%) JBoss
7 9 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.44%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.29%) Confluence
10 2 (0.29%) Drupal
10 2 (0.29%) Kentico
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (1.17%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (2.78%) Magento
2 5 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (5.26%) SaaS
4 21 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (2.78%) GitHub
6 13 (1.90%) npm
7 6 (0.88%) Firebase
8 4 (0.58%) NuGet
8 4 (0.58%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.90%) Internet
2 12 (1.75%) Network Security
3 3 (0.44%) 3G
3 3 (0.44%) 4G
3 3 (0.44%) VoIP
4 1 (0.15%) GSM
4 1 (0.15%) LTE
4 1 (0.15%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (44.59%) SQL Server
2 75 (10.96%) MySQL
3 66 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (4.24%) SQL Server 2016
5 27 (3.95%) NoSQL
6 26 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (3.65%) Relational Database
8 21 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (2.63%) Big Data
9 18 (2.63%) Blockchain
10 16 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (2.05%) OLAP
12 12 (1.75%) MongoDB
13 10 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (1.46%) MariaDB
13 10 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (1.02%) Power BI
16 6 (0.88%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 127 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (4.82%) Visual Studio
4 20 (2.92%) NUnit
5 18 (2.63%) JIRA
6 17 (2.49%) gulp
7 16 (2.34%) Maven
8 13 (1.90%) webpack
9 9 (1.32%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.88%) Selenium
10 6 (0.88%) Travis CI
11 5 (0.73%) Android Studio
11 5 (0.73%) Grunt
11 5 (0.73%) MSTest
11 5 (0.73%) Xcode
12 4 (0.58%) Bower
12 4 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.58%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.29%) PhpStorm
14 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
General
1 93 (13.60%) Finance
2 30 (4.39%) Manufacturing
2 30 (4.39%) Marketing
2 30 (4.39%) Retail
3 12 (1.75%) Advertising
4 11 (1.61%) Music Industry
5 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.44%) Publishing
7 2 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.15%) Law
8 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (67.84%) .NET
2 369 (53.95%) ASP.NET
3 294 (42.98%) HTML
4 291 (42.54%) AngularJS
5 270 (39.47%) CSS
6 260 (38.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 175 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 169 (24.71%) .NET Framework
9 167 (24.42%) jQuery
10 97 (14.18%) HTML5
11 93 (13.60%) Entity Framework
12 81 (11.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 74 (10.82%) WCF
13 74 (10.82%) Web Services
14 70 (10.23%) React
15 61 (8.92%) KnockoutJS
16 56 (8.19%) RESTful
17 52 (7.60%) LINQ
18 45 (6.58%) ASP.NET Core
19 42 (6.14%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 103 (15.06%) Greenfield Project
2 53 (7.75%) User Experience
3 43 (6.29%) Fintech
4 29 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.58%) CUDA
10 4 (0.58%) Social Media
10 4 (0.58%) Tandem
11 2 (0.29%) BBC
11 2 (0.29%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.29%) Social Network
12 1 (0.15%) ASIC
12 1 (0.15%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.15%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 74 (10.82%) Linux
2 35 (5.12%) Windows
3 27 (3.95%) Android
4 26 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (57.46%) MVC
2 326 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (30.12%) TDD
4 131 (19.15%) Web Development
5 105 (15.35%) Scrum
6 86 (12.57%) BDD
7 76 (11.11%) SOLID
8 55 (8.04%) OOP
9 51 (7.46%) Front End Development
9 51 (7.46%) Unit Testing
10 46 (6.73%) OO
11 44 (6.43%) Software Engineering
12 40 (5.85%) Test Automation
13 36 (5.26%) Migration
14 35 (5.12%) SDLC
14 35 (5.12%) Web Application Development
15 34 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (4.39%) SOA
17 28 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (4.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 451 (65.94%) C#
2 400 (58.48%) JavaScript
3 216 (31.58%) SQL
4 72 (10.53%) PHP
5 60 (8.77%) TypeScript
6 57 (8.33%) Java
7 41 (5.99%) Ruby
8 36 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 25 (3.65%) T-SQL
10 21 (3.07%) C++
11 19 (2.78%) VB
12 16 (2.34%) Java 8
12 16 (2.34%) Java 9
13 13 (1.90%) Objective-C
13 13 (1.90%) Python
14 11 (1.61%) Apple Swift
15 8 (1.17%) COBOL
15 8 (1.17%) Delphi
15 8 (1.17%) Perl
16 7 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (14.62%) Degree
2 47 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 33 (4.82%) Docker
2 14 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (3.07%) Ansible
2 16 (2.34%) Capistrano
3 14 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 162 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 26 (3.80%) Google
3 16 (2.34%) Sitecore
4 15 (2.19%) Xamarin
5 14 (2.05%) DevExpress
6 10 (1.46%) Facebook
6 10 (1.46%) Sage
6 10 (1.46%) SAP
7 9 (1.32%) Oracle
8 5 (0.73%) Adobe
8 5 (0.73%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.73%) Zend
9 4 (0.58%) NVIDIA
9 4 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.44%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.44%) Capita
11 2 (0.29%) Avid
11 2 (0.29%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.29%) Twitter
11 2 (0.29%) WooCommerce