Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 543 496 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 47.97% 45.76% 38.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 48.74% 45.88% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 497 476 485
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,600
90th Percentile £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1114 1081 1421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.41% 99.72% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 969 967 1102
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,200 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,500 £50,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 0 282 £35,000 -5.41% 17
Poole +1 171 £35,000 -12.50% 19
Wimborne +1 35 £30,000 +13.21% 3
Dorchester +2 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Ferndown 0 8 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Weymouth +1 7 £24,000 -46.67%
Wareham - 1 £42,500 -
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 345 (63.54%) C#
2 340 (62.62%) JavaScript
2 340 (62.62%) .NET
3 291 (53.59%) MVC
4 290 (53.41%) HTML
5 276 (50.83%) CSS
6 233 (42.91%) ASP.NET
7 228 (41.99%) SQL Server
8 209 (38.49%) SQL
9 175 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
10 164 (30.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 154 (28.36%) jQuery
12 149 (27.44%) Web Development
13 112 (20.63%) AngularJS
14 108 (19.89%) PHP
15 104 (19.15%) TDD
16 101 (18.60%) Microsoft
17 100 (18.42%) Git (software)
18 80 (14.73%) Linux
18 80 (14.73%) Degree
19 79 (14.55%) OOP
20 77 (14.18%) MySQL
21 70 (12.89%) Greenfield Project
22 65 (11.97%) CMS
23 64 (11.79%) OO
24 60 (11.05%) Web Services
24 60 (11.05%) KnockoutJS
25 58 (10.68%) Java
25 58 (10.68%) .NET Framework
26 56 (10.31%) Windows

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 65 (11.97%) CMS
2 39 (7.18%) EPiServer
3 36 (6.63%) Umbraco
4 35 (6.45%) Apache
5 34 (6.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 24 (4.42%) IIS
7 19 (3.50%) WordPress
8 14 (2.58%) Sitefinity
9 11 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.84%) Drupal
10 10 (1.84%) Kentico
11 8 (1.47%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.47%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.10%) nginx
13 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.18%) Magnolia
Applications
1 8 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.37%) InDesign
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (2.95%) Magento
2 8 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.37%) Shopify
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (2.95%) SaaS
5 7 (1.29%) GitHub
6 2 (0.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.79%) Internet
2 11 (2.03%) Network Security
3 3 (0.55%) SMS
4 1 (0.18%) 3G
4 1 (0.18%) 4G
4 1 (0.18%) CTI
4 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (41.99%) SQL Server
2 77 (14.18%) MySQL
3 30 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (5.16%) SQL Server 2016
5 27 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (4.79%) Crystal Reports
6 26 (4.79%) Relational Database
7 22 (4.05%) MongoDB
8 21 (3.87%) MariaDB
9 17 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.66%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 100 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 55 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (8.10%) Visual Studio
4 41 (7.55%) NUnit
5 15 (2.76%) Grunt
6 14 (2.58%) gulp
6 14 (2.58%) Subversion
7 13 (2.39%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (2.39%) webpack
8 11 (2.03%) Maven
9 8 (1.47%) MSTest
10 6 (1.10%) JIRA
10 6 (1.10%) Selenium
11 5 (0.92%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.92%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.37%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.37%) NuGet
12 2 (0.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 49 (9.02%) Finance
2 32 (5.89%) Marketing
3 28 (5.16%) Retail
4 21 (3.87%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.13%) Games
6 15 (2.76%) Music Industry
7 14 (2.58%) Automotive
8 9 (1.66%) Banking
9 8 (1.47%) Electronics
10 7 (1.29%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (62.62%) .NET
2 290 (53.41%) HTML
3 276 (50.83%) CSS
4 233 (42.91%) ASP.NET
5 164 (30.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 154 (28.36%) jQuery
7 112 (20.63%) AngularJS
8 60 (11.05%) KnockoutJS
8 60 (11.05%) Web Services
9 58 (10.68%) .NET Framework
10 54 (9.94%) RESTful
11 50 (9.21%) LAMP
11 50 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 48 (8.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 47 (8.66%) XML
14 43 (7.92%) Sass
15 41 (7.55%) HTML5
16 40 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (6.45%) LINQ
18 30 (5.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.89%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (7.92%) User Experience
3 29 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.68%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.47%) Cloud Native
5 8 (1.47%) Life Science
6 7 (1.29%) W3C
7 6 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.92%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.92%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.55%) Clustering
10 2 (0.37%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.37%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.37%) CUDA
10 2 (0.37%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.37%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.18%) Fintech
11 1 (0.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.73%) Linux
2 56 (10.31%) Windows
3 19 (3.50%) Android
4 7 (1.29%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.10%) Debian
5 6 (1.10%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.55%) Unix
7 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (53.59%) MVC
2 175 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (27.44%) Web Development
4 104 (19.15%) TDD
5 79 (14.55%) OOP
6 64 (11.79%) OO
7 47 (8.66%) SDLC
8 43 (7.92%) Software Engineering
9 41 (7.55%) Front End Development
10 33 (6.08%) SEO
11 31 (5.71%) BDD
12 30 (5.52%) Web Application Development
13 27 (4.97%) Content Management
13 27 (4.97%) E-Commerce
14 22 (4.05%) Dependency Injection
14 22 (4.05%) DevOps
15 21 (3.87%) Domain-Driven Design
16 20 (3.68%) Microservices
17 19 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (3.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 345 (63.54%) C#
2 340 (62.62%) JavaScript
3 209 (38.49%) SQL
4 108 (19.89%) PHP
5 58 (10.68%) Java
6 45 (8.29%) T-SQL
7 36 (6.63%) VB.NET
8 28 (5.16%) C++
9 20 (3.68%) Ruby
10 15 (2.76%) VB
11 10 (1.84%) Go
11 10 (1.84%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.47%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.29%) Python
14 3 (0.55%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.55%) R
15 2 (0.37%) C
15 2 (0.37%) Delphi
15 2 (0.37%) Java 9
16 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (14.73%) Degree
2 19 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.29%) QA
1 7 (1.29%) WAI
1 7 (1.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (4.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (4.42%) Ansible
2 13 (2.39%) Capistrano
3 11 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 101 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.37%) Sitecore
3 18 (3.31%) Google
4 17 (3.13%) Oracle
5 14 (2.58%) Adobe
6 8 (1.47%) Cognizant
6 8 (1.47%) JD Edwards
6 8 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (1.29%) Telerik
8 5 (0.92%) Zend
9 3 (0.55%) Plumtree
9 3 (0.55%) SAP
10 2 (0.37%) IBM
10 2 (0.37%) Netezza
10 2 (0.37%) NVIDIA
10 2 (0.37%) Tableau
11 1 (0.18%) Apple
11 1 (0.18%) CA
11 1 (0.18%) Capita
11 1 (0.18%) Twitter