Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 71 42
Rank change year-on-year +24 -29 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 69 42 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.92% 3.38% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 3.46% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 65 40 63
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £61,000 £55,125 £83,000
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 1,145 1,214 1,016
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.20% 97.82% 99.32%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1,028 908
Dorset median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +12 57 £45,000 - 9
Poole +7 5 £47,500 +5.56% 3
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 16 December 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 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.72%) .NET
3 34 (49.28%) C#
4 33 (47.83%) MVC
5 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
6 25 (36.23%) CSS
7 24 (34.78%) ASP.NET
7 24 (34.78%) Unit Testing
8 21 (30.43%) .NET Framework
9 19 (27.54%) PHP
9 19 (27.54%) SQL
9 19 (27.54%) HTML
10 18 (26.09%) jQuery
10 18 (26.09%) Symfony
10 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
11 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
12 16 (23.19%) Web Services
12 16 (23.19%) TDD
12 16 (23.19%) WCF
13 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
14 13 (18.84%) Marketing
15 12 (17.39%) Java
16 11 (15.94%) Visual Studio
16 11 (15.94%) Entity Framework
16 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
17 10 (14.49%) DevExpress
17 10 (14.49%) XML

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 5 (7.25%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.25%) SaaS
3 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.35%) GitHub
4 3 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.35%) Spatial Data
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.94%) Visual Studio
3 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.25%) Maven
4 5 (7.25%) Subversion
5 2 (2.90%) Grunt
5 2 (2.90%) Protractor
6 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 13 (18.84%) Marketing
2 8 (11.59%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.72%) .NET
2 25 (36.23%) CSS
3 24 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 21 (30.43%) .NET Framework
5 19 (27.54%) HTML
6 18 (26.09%) jQuery
6 18 (26.09%) Symfony
7 16 (23.19%) WCF
7 16 (23.19%) Web Services
8 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
9 11 (15.94%) Entity Framework
10 10 (14.49%) XML
11 9 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (11.59%) Spring
13 7 (10.14%) LINQ
14 5 (7.25%) HTML5
14 5 (7.25%) JPA
14 5 (7.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) ASIC
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.83%) MVC
3 24 (34.78%) Unit Testing
4 16 (23.19%) TDD
5 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.25%) High Availability
6 5 (7.25%) Microservices
6 5 (7.25%) Performance Testing
6 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Debt
7 4 (5.80%) IT Strategy
7 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.80%) SOLID
7 4 (5.80%) Web Development
8 3 (4.35%) API Development
8 3 (4.35%) API Integration
8 3 (4.35%) Front End Development
8 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Leadership
9 2 (2.90%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) C#
2 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.54%) PHP
3 19 (27.54%) SQL
4 12 (17.39%) Java
5 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.80%) Java 8
8 3 (4.35%) Go
9 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.45%) C
10 1 (1.45%) C++
10 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.45%) ES6
10 1 (1.45%) ES7
10 1 (1.45%) Java 9
10 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) DevExpress
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (2.90%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore