Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 17 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 669 452 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 45.82% 48.76% 37.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 47.01% 50.06% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 612 426 512
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £80,000 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 1,423 903 1,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 97.41% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,209 815 1,229
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 February 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 February 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 0 362 £35,000 -6.67% 49
Poole -1 211 £35,000 -8.50% 21
Wimborne +3 35 £30,000 -0.83% 5
Ferndown +1 12 £42,500 +84.78% 2
Dorchester -1 11 £40,000 - 1
Blandford Forum -6 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Weymouth -7 4 £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 17 February 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.

1 418 (62.48%) C#
2 408 (60.99%) .NET
3 390 (58.30%) JavaScript
4 375 (56.05%) MVC
5 327 (48.88%) HTML
6 308 (46.04%) CSS
7 302 (45.14%) ASP.NET
8 261 (39.01%) SQL Server
9 256 (38.27%) SQL
10 205 (30.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 203 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
12 193 (28.85%) AngularJS
13 185 (27.65%) jQuery
14 155 (23.17%) Web Development
15 129 (19.28%) Microsoft
16 124 (18.54%) TDD
17 120 (17.94%) Git (software)
18 115 (17.19%) PHP
19 113 (16.89%) .NET Framework
20 111 (16.59%) MySQL
21 90 (13.45%) Linux
22 82 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
23 81 (12.11%) Degree
24 80 (11.96%) CMS
25 79 (11.81%) OOP
26 74 (11.06%) ASP.NET Web API
27 73 (10.91%) Web Services
28 68 (10.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 66 (9.87%) RESTful
29 66 (9.87%) Greenfield Project

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 80 (11.96%) CMS
2 49 (7.32%) Umbraco
3 42 (6.28%) Apache
4 40 (5.98%) IIS
5 35 (5.23%) EPiServer
6 33 (4.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 30 (4.48%) WordPress
8 17 (2.54%) Tomcat
9 15 (2.24%) SharePoint
10 14 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (1.79%) Kentico
12 10 (1.49%) Sitefinity
13 8 (1.20%) JBoss
14 3 (0.45%) Drupal
15 2 (0.30%) Confluence
15 2 (0.30%) nginx
16 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 7 (1.05%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.30%) InDesign
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (2.39%) Magento
2 8 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (2.39%) SaaS
5 12 (1.79%) GitHub
5 12 (1.79%) npm
6 6 (0.90%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.74%) Internet
2 17 (2.54%) Network Security
3 4 (0.60%) 3G
3 4 (0.60%) 4G
3 4 (0.60%) VoIP
4 3 (0.45%) SMS
5 1 (0.15%) GSM
5 1 (0.15%) LTE
5 1 (0.15%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (39.01%) SQL Server
2 111 (16.59%) MySQL
3 62 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
7 33 (4.93%) SQL Server 2016
8 31 (4.63%) Relational Database
9 29 (4.33%) MongoDB
10 28 (4.19%) MariaDB
11 23 (3.44%) NoSQL
12 21 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (1.35%) Power BI
17 8 (1.20%) OLAP
17 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 7 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 120 (17.94%) Git (software)
2 66 (9.87%) Visual Studio
3 62 (9.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (4.93%) NUnit
5 23 (3.44%) gulp
6 21 (3.14%) webpack
7 15 (2.24%) Maven
8 14 (2.09%) Grunt
9 12 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 12 (1.79%) Subversion
10 11 (1.64%) Jenkins
11 8 (1.20%) JIRA
11 8 (1.20%) MSTest
11 8 (1.20%) Selenium
12 6 (0.90%) Bower
12 6 (0.90%) NuGet
12 6 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.90%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.90%) Travis CI
13 3 (0.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 53 (7.92%) Finance
2 32 (4.78%) Marketing
3 29 (4.33%) Retail
4 21 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.39%) Music Industry
6 14 (2.09%) Automotive
7 11 (1.64%) Games
8 7 (1.05%) Advertising
9 6 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.45%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (60.99%) .NET
2 327 (48.88%) HTML
3 308 (46.04%) CSS
4 302 (45.14%) ASP.NET
5 205 (30.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 193 (28.85%) AngularJS
7 185 (27.65%) jQuery
8 113 (16.89%) .NET Framework
9 74 (11.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 73 (10.91%) Web Services
11 68 (10.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 66 (9.87%) RESTful
13 62 (9.27%) KnockoutJS
14 60 (8.97%) HTML5
15 53 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 53 (7.92%) Entity Framework
15 53 (7.92%) LINQ
16 52 (7.77%) LAMP
17 47 (7.03%) WCF
18 45 (6.73%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.87%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (5.23%) User Experience
3 28 (4.19%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.79%) Fintech
6 8 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.05%) W3C
8 6 (0.90%) Algorithms
8 6 (0.90%) CUDA
9 4 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.30%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.15%) BBC
11 1 (0.15%) Clustering
11 1 (0.15%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.15%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 90 (13.45%) Linux
2 55 (8.22%) Windows
3 22 (3.29%) Android
4 16 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.90%) Unix
6 2 (0.30%) Debian
6 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (56.05%) MVC
2 203 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (23.17%) Web Development
4 124 (18.54%) TDD
5 79 (11.81%) OOP
6 56 (8.37%) OO
7 54 (8.07%) BDD
8 52 (7.77%) SDLC
9 48 (7.17%) Software Engineering
10 46 (6.88%) Web Application Development
11 44 (6.58%) Front End Development
12 43 (6.43%) Scrum
13 34 (5.08%) DevOps
14 31 (4.63%) Unit Testing
15 30 (4.48%) E-Commerce
16 29 (4.33%) SEO
17 25 (3.74%) Responsive Web Design
18 24 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (3.44%) MVVM
20 21 (3.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 418 (62.48%) C#
2 390 (58.30%) JavaScript
3 256 (38.27%) SQL
4 115 (17.19%) PHP
5 56 (8.37%) Java
6 52 (7.77%) VB.NET
7 50 (7.47%) T-SQL
8 49 (7.32%) Ruby
9 31 (4.63%) C++
10 26 (3.89%) TypeScript
11 19 (2.84%) VB
12 14 (2.09%) Go
13 13 (1.94%) Python
14 9 (1.35%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.05%) Apple Swift
15 7 (1.05%) C
16 6 (0.90%) Java 9
17 5 (0.75%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.45%) PL/SQL
19 1 (0.15%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 81 (12.11%) Degree
2 15 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.14%) QA
2 7 (1.05%) WAI
2 7 (1.05%) WCAG
System Software
1 51 (7.62%) Docker
2 11 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 42 (6.28%) Ansible
2 28 (4.19%) Capistrano
3 14 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (2.09%) Puppet
4 6 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 129 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.58%) Sitecore
3 27 (4.04%) Google
4 15 (2.24%) Adobe
5 11 (1.64%) DevExpress
6 9 (1.35%) Oracle
7 7 (1.05%) Telerik
8 6 (0.90%) NVIDIA
8 6 (0.90%) Zend
9 5 (0.75%) Facebook
9 5 (0.75%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.75%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.60%) Capita
11 3 (0.45%) Sage
11 3 (0.45%) SAP
12 2 (0.30%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.30%) IBM
12 2 (0.30%) Netezza
12 2 (0.30%) Tableau
13 1 (0.15%) Nintex