Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 43 53
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 42 71 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.71% 6.59% 5.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 6.60% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 39 69 59
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £36,650
90th Percentile £55,250 £67,750 £77,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 1114 1075 1432
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.41% 99.72% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 969 962 1111
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £50,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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 +5 29 £45,000 - 2
Poole -31 8 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Wimborne -13 2 £45,000 -
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 37 (88.10%) C#
2 35 (83.33%) .NET
3 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (64.29%) MVC
5 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 24 (57.14%) Web Development
6 21 (50.00%) SQL
7 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
8 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
10 16 (38.10%) .NET Framework
11 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
12 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
13 11 (26.19%) PHP
13 11 (26.19%) HTML
14 10 (23.81%) Entity Framework
14 10 (23.81%) jQuery
14 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
15 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (19.05%) CSS
15 8 (19.05%) OO
15 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
15 8 (19.05%) Degree
15 8 (19.05%) Marketing
16 7 (16.67%) LINQ
16 7 (16.67%) Sitecore
16 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
16 7 (16.67%) TDD

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 4 (9.52%) CMS
1 4 (9.52%) EPiServer
1 4 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.38%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) 3G
1 1 (2.38%) 4G
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Bower
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) NuGet
3 2 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.38%) git-flow
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 8 (19.05%) Marketing
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (83.33%) .NET
2 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (38.10%) .NET Framework
5 11 (26.19%) HTML
6 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
6 10 (23.81%) Entity Framework
6 10 (23.81%) jQuery
7 8 (19.05%) CSS
8 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (16.67%) LINQ
9 6 (14.29%) HTML5
9 6 (14.29%) Kendo UI
10 5 (11.90%) WCF
11 4 (9.52%) Symfony
11 4 (9.52%) WinForms
12 3 (7.14%) CSS3
12 3 (7.14%) LAMP
12 3 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) MVC
3 24 (57.14%) Web Development
4 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 8 (19.05%) OO
5 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 7 (16.67%) TDD
7 6 (14.29%) Analytics
7 6 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 6 (14.29%) Data-Driven Marketing
7 6 (14.29%) OOD
8 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.52%) DevOps
9 4 (9.52%) SDLC
9 4 (9.52%) SOLID
10 3 (7.14%) Machine Learning
10 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.14%) Scrum
11 2 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) C#
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) PHP
5 4 (9.52%) C++
5 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (4.76%) VB
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) Delphi
8 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.38%) Capita
3 1 (2.38%) Zend