Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 538 524 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 44.91% 47.29% 44.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 45.67% 48.07% 44.91%
Number of salaries quoted 526 479 459
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -8.50% +2.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £47,500 £67,000
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 1,178 1,090 1,071
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.33% 98.38% 99.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,035 945 953
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,100 £22,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £61,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 0 257 £40,000 +14.29% 36
Poole 0 170 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Wimborne 0 42 £30,000 - 10
Ferndown 0 35 £30,000 +30.43% 2
Dorchester -6 16 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Blandford Forum - 11 £37,500 - 1
Shaftesbury - 4 £26,000 -
Verwood - 2 £22,500 -
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 287 (53.35%) JavaScript
2 282 (52.42%) C#
3 279 (51.86%) .NET
4 263 (48.88%) MVC
5 248 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
6 219 (40.71%) HTML
7 209 (38.85%) ASP.NET
8 204 (37.92%) CSS
9 158 (29.37%) SQL
10 157 (29.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 147 (27.32%) TDD
12 143 (26.58%) jQuery
13 132 (24.54%) AngularJS
14 131 (24.35%) PHP
15 118 (21.93%) SQL Server
16 117 (21.75%) Git (software)
17 113 (21.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 112 (20.82%) Web Development
19 101 (18.77%) Microsoft
20 91 (16.91%) Finance
21 74 (13.75%) Java
22 73 (13.57%) Unit Testing
23 70 (13.01%) Greenfield Project
24 69 (12.83%) .NET Framework
25 63 (11.71%) Linux
26 60 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
27 57 (10.59%) MySQL
27 57 (10.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 55 (10.22%) HTML5
28 55 (10.22%) React

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 48 (8.92%) WordPress
2 31 (5.76%) Apache
3 18 (3.35%) CMS
3 18 (3.35%) IIS
4 17 (3.16%) Drupal
5 9 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.93%) EPiServer
6 5 (0.93%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.74%) Confluence
8 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.56%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.19%) concrete5
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.37%) InDesign
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Magento
2 4 (0.74%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 60 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (6.88%) GitHub
3 22 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.53%) SaaS
5 5 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.19%) G Suite
9 1 (0.19%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.79%) Network Security
2 7 (1.30%) SSL
3 4 (0.74%) Internet
3 4 (0.74%) SMS
4 2 (0.37%) 4G
4 2 (0.37%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (21.93%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.59%) MySQL
3 47 (8.74%) Big Data
4 15 (2.79%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.60%) Blockchain
6 13 (2.42%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.86%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.67%) Power BI
9 8 (1.49%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.49%) QlikView
9 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.74%) Redis
12 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 117 (21.75%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.88%) Visual Studio
3 33 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (3.72%) NUnit
5 17 (3.16%) Bitbucket
6 14 (2.60%) JIRA
7 13 (2.42%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.23%) Subversion
9 9 (1.67%) Grunt
10 8 (1.49%) gulp
11 7 (1.30%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.30%) Maven
11 7 (1.30%) Selenium
12 6 (1.12%) Protractor
13 5 (0.93%) webpack
14 4 (0.74%) Android Studio
14 4 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.74%) Xcode
15 3 (0.56%) MSTest
General
1 91 (16.91%) Finance
2 26 (4.83%) Retail
3 24 (4.46%) Manufacturing
3 24 (4.46%) Marketing
4 7 (1.30%) Banking
5 4 (0.74%) Automotive
6 3 (0.56%) Law
6 3 (0.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.37%) Games
7 2 (0.37%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (51.86%) .NET
2 219 (40.71%) HTML
3 209 (38.85%) ASP.NET
4 204 (37.92%) CSS
5 157 (29.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 143 (26.58%) jQuery
7 132 (24.54%) AngularJS
8 113 (21.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 69 (12.83%) .NET Framework
10 57 (10.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 55 (10.22%) HTML5
11 55 (10.22%) React
12 53 (9.85%) KnockoutJS
13 47 (8.74%) Entity Framework
14 46 (8.55%) XML
15 44 (8.18%) LAMP
15 44 (8.18%) Sass
16 39 (7.25%) Laravel
16 39 (7.25%) Symfony
16 39 (7.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.01%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (9.11%) User Experience
3 46 (8.55%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (5.20%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.83%) Fintech
6 24 (4.46%) Mobile App
7 18 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.74%) ASIC
9 4 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.37%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.37%) Social Media
11 2 (0.37%) Social Network
11 2 (0.37%) Tandem
12 1 (0.19%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.19%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (11.71%) Linux
2 26 (4.83%) Windows
3 15 (2.79%) Android
4 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (48.88%) MVC
2 248 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (27.32%) TDD
4 112 (20.82%) Web Development
5 73 (13.57%) Unit Testing
6 51 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (7.81%) Front End Development
7 42 (7.81%) Scrum
8 38 (7.06%) OO
8 38 (7.06%) Open Source
9 36 (6.69%) SOLID
10 33 (6.13%) OOP
11 31 (5.76%) BDD
12 29 (5.39%) Responsive Web Design
13 28 (5.20%) Web Design
14 26 (4.83%) Artificial Intelligence
15 24 (4.46%) Software Engineering
16 22 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (4.09%) E-Commerce
17 19 (3.53%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 287 (53.35%) JavaScript
2 282 (52.42%) C#
3 158 (29.37%) SQL
4 131 (24.35%) PHP
5 74 (13.75%) Java
6 37 (6.88%) Java 8
7 34 (6.32%) Python
8 31 (5.76%) VB.NET
9 30 (5.58%) TypeScript
10 26 (4.83%) C++
11 25 (4.65%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.23%) C
12 12 (2.23%) VB
13 9 (1.67%) Go
13 9 (1.67%) Java 9
14 8 (1.49%) VB6
15 7 (1.30%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.12%) PHP 7
17 5 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 5 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (9.11%) Degree
2 26 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.30%) Docker
1 7 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (0.93%) SCOM
3 3 (0.56%) Ansible
3 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.56%) Puppet
3 3 (0.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 101 (18.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.09%) Sitecore
3 20 (3.72%) Oracle
4 15 (2.79%) DevExpress
5 8 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.49%) Google
5 8 (1.49%) Tableau
6 7 (1.30%) Adobe
7 6 (1.12%) SAP
8 5 (0.93%) Apple
8 5 (0.93%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.74%) Sage
9 4 (0.74%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.37%) Facebook
11 2 (0.37%) Twitter
12 1 (0.19%) Cognos
12 1 (0.19%) Hotjar
12 1 (0.19%) IFS
12 1 (0.19%) WooCommerce