Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 16 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 46 57
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 50 56 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.73% 5.82% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 5.93% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 48 54 56
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £38,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £87,500 £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 1,308 944 1,500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 98.13% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 842 1,182
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 16 January 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 January 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 +3 38 £45,000 - 2
Poole -33 6 £45,000 - 1
Wimborne - 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 January 2018, 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 39 (78.00%) .NET
2 37 (74.00%) C#
3 36 (72.00%) MVC
4 33 (66.00%) ASP.NET
5 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (46.00%) .NET Framework
8 22 (44.00%) jQuery
8 22 (44.00%) SQL
9 21 (42.00%) HTML
10 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
11 19 (38.00%) Web Development
12 17 (34.00%) Marketing
12 17 (34.00%) CSS
12 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
13 16 (32.00%) Visual Studio
13 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (26.00%) PHP
15 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
16 10 (20.00%) Entity Framework
17 9 (18.00%) DevExpress
17 9 (18.00%) WCF
17 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
18 8 (16.00%) LINQ
18 8 (16.00%) Sitecore
18 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
19 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
19 7 (14.00%) Web Services

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 7 (14.00%) CMS
2 4 (8.00%) EPiServer
2 4 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.00%) WordPress
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) 3G
1 4 (8.00%) 4G
1 4 (8.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.00%) MSTest
5 2 (4.00%) Bower
5 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) NuGet
5 2 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (4.00%) Selenium
5 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.00%) git-flow
6 1 (2.00%) gulp
General
1 17 (34.00%) Marketing
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 5 (10.00%) Finance
4 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (78.00%) .NET
2 33 (66.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (46.00%) .NET Framework
5 22 (44.00%) jQuery
6 21 (42.00%) HTML
7 17 (34.00%) CSS
8 10 (20.00%) Entity Framework
9 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (18.00%) WCF
10 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (16.00%) LINQ
11 7 (14.00%) Web Services
12 6 (12.00%) HTML5
12 6 (12.00%) Kendo UI
12 6 (12.00%) LAMP
12 6 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
14 3 (6.00%) Sass
14 3 (6.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.00%) Fintech
2 3 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) MVC
2 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) Web Development
4 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.00%) Analytics
6 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.00%) Data Analytics
6 6 (12.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
6 6 (12.00%) OO
7 5 (10.00%) DevOps
7 5 (10.00%) OOD
8 4 (8.00%) MVVM
8 4 (8.00%) Scrum
9 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.00%) Machine Learning
9 3 (6.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.00%) TDD
9 3 (6.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (74.00%) C#
2 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (44.00%) SQL
4 13 (26.00%) PHP
5 5 (10.00%) C
5 5 (10.00%) C++
5 5 (10.00%) Java
6 4 (8.00%) Python
6 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.00%) VB
7 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) DevExpress
3 8 (16.00%) Sitecore
4 4 (8.00%) Capita