Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 48 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 89 40 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.28% 4.47% 6.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.42% 4.51% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87 34 61
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,875 £35,000
90th Percentile £55,500 £51,250 £51,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 1,387 887 1,069
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.81% 99.22% 99.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,228 775 945
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,100 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Dorset

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Dorset.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Dorset

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Dorset over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Dorset

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 September 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 50 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Poole -8 28 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Ferndown - 3 £42,500 -
Dorchester - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 64 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (70.79%) C#
2 63 (70.79%) .NET
3 62 (69.66%) MVC
4 61 (68.54%) ASP.NET
5 50 (56.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
7 35 (39.33%) Microsoft
8 34 (38.20%) CSS
9 32 (35.96%) HTML
9 32 (35.96%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (33.71%) HTML5
11 26 (29.21%) TDD
12 25 (28.09%) AngularJS
12 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
12 25 (28.09%) SOLID
13 24 (26.97%) CSS3
14 23 (25.84%) Web Development
15 22 (24.72%) jQuery
16 20 (22.47%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (20.22%) Scrum
18 17 (19.10%) Unit Testing
19 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
19 15 (16.85%) Web Services
19 15 (16.85%) WCF
20 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
20 14 (15.73%) SQL
20 14 (15.73%) User Experience
21 13 (14.61%) Greenfield Project
21 13 (14.61%) Creative Thinking

Senior 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 6 (6.74%) IIS
2 2 (2.25%) WordPress
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.37%) SaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) 4G
1 2 (2.25%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.25%) SSL
1 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.25%) Maven
4 2 (2.25%) Subversion
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Retail
3 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (70.79%) .NET
2 61 (68.54%) ASP.NET
3 50 (56.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (38.20%) CSS
5 32 (35.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (35.96%) HTML
6 30 (33.71%) HTML5
7 25 (28.09%) AngularJS
8 24 (26.97%) CSS3
9 22 (24.72%) jQuery
10 15 (16.85%) WCF
10 15 (16.85%) Web Services
11 13 (14.61%) .NET Framework
11 13 (14.61%) WinForms
12 11 (12.36%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (11.24%) Entity Framework
14 9 (10.11%) Symfony
15 8 (8.99%) LINQ
15 8 (8.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (4.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) User Experience
2 13 (14.61%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.49%) ASIC
4 4 (4.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Android
1 2 (2.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (69.66%) MVC
3 26 (29.21%) TDD
4 25 (28.09%) SOLID
5 23 (25.84%) Web Development
6 18 (20.22%) Scrum
7 17 (19.10%) Unit Testing
8 13 (14.61%) BDD
8 13 (14.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (14.61%) Creative Thinking
8 13 (14.61%) Migration
8 13 (14.61%) SOA
9 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.49%) Issue Tracking
10 4 (4.49%) Test-First Development
11 3 (3.37%) API Development
11 3 (3.37%) API Integration
11 3 (3.37%) Microservices
12 2 (2.25%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 63 (70.79%) C#
2 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.73%) SQL
4 13 (14.61%) VB.NET
5 11 (12.36%) PHP
6 8 (8.99%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.87%) Java
8 6 (6.74%) C
8 6 (6.74%) C++
8 6 (6.74%) Python
9 5 (5.62%) Go
10 4 (4.49%) Embedded C
10 4 (4.49%) Embedded C++
11 3 (3.37%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.25%) Kotlin
12 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.12%) ES6
13 1 (1.12%) ES7
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.62%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Firmware
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 35 (39.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.25%) Avid
3 2 (2.25%) HubSpot
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore