Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 42 69
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 88 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.76% 4.93% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.90% 5.04% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 88 36 36
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 1,491 833 1,236
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.51% 97.77% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,340 742 1,010
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,250 £23,475
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £58,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -14 46 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Poole -14 31 £42,500 - 5
Ferndown - 3 £42,500 -
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 71 (80.68%) MVC
1 71 (80.68%) C#
1 71 (80.68%) .NET
2 69 (78.41%) ASP.NET
3 61 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (67.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 51 (57.95%) HTML
6 45 (51.14%) JavaScript
7 44 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 41 (46.59%) CSS
9 37 (42.05%) HTML5
10 30 (34.09%) Web Development
10 30 (34.09%) AngularJS
11 29 (32.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 29 (32.95%) jQuery
12 26 (29.55%) CSS3
13 25 (28.41%) SOLID
14 23 (26.14%) Git (software)
14 23 (26.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (26.14%) Scrum
14 23 (26.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
15 20 (22.73%) Web Services
15 20 (22.73%) WCF
16 19 (21.59%) TDD
17 15 (17.05%) .NET Framework
17 15 (17.05%) User Experience
18 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
19 13 (14.77%) Finance
19 13 (14.77%) Greenfield Project

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 (6.82%) WordPress
2 4 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) 4G
2 2 (2.27%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.27%) SSL
2 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.14%) 3G
3 1 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.23%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.27%) Maven
5 2 (2.27%) Subversion
6 1 (1.14%) gulp
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Marketing
3 7 (7.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (80.68%) .NET
2 69 (78.41%) ASP.NET
3 59 (67.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 51 (57.95%) HTML
5 41 (46.59%) CSS
6 37 (42.05%) HTML5
7 30 (34.09%) AngularJS
8 29 (32.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (32.95%) jQuery
9 26 (29.55%) CSS3
10 20 (22.73%) WCF
10 20 (22.73%) Web Services
11 15 (17.05%) .NET Framework
12 11 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (12.50%) WinForms
13 6 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
14 4 (4.55%) LAMP
15 3 (3.41%) Entity Framework
16 2 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) User Experience
2 13 (14.77%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.68%) Fintech
5 4 (4.55%) ASIC
5 4 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (80.68%) MVC
2 61 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (34.09%) Web Development
4 25 (28.41%) SOLID
5 23 (26.14%) Scrum
6 19 (21.59%) TDD
7 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
8 11 (12.50%) BDD
8 11 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
8 11 (12.50%) Migration
8 11 (12.50%) SOA
9 9 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
11 4 (4.55%) MVVM
11 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.55%) Test-First Development
12 2 (2.27%) High Availability
12 2 (2.27%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 71 (80.68%) C#
2 45 (51.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.64%) VB.NET
4 9 (10.23%) SQL
5 8 (9.09%) C
6 7 (7.95%) C++
6 7 (7.95%) Python
7 6 (6.82%) PHP
8 5 (5.68%) Java
9 4 (4.55%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.55%) Embedded C++
10 3 (3.41%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.27%) Go
11 2 (2.27%) Kotlin
11 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (26.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Firmware
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 44 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) DevExpress
3 4 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.27%) Avid
5 2 (2.27%) Capita
5 2 (2.27%) HubSpot
5 2 (2.27%) Sitecore