The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 52 74
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 17 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.58% 2.47% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 2.48% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 4
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 472 525 590
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 99.37% 99.81% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 419 475 466
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Dorset

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Dorset

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Dorset over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Dorset

Senior Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +6 9 £42,500 - 2
Bournemouth - 8 £40,000 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) C++
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 18 (62.07%) OO
4 17 (58.62%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (55.17%) Multithreading
5 16 (55.17%) Windows
6 14 (48.28%) Multithreaded Programming
7 13 (44.83%) C
7 13 (44.83%) Java
7 13 (44.83%) Android
8 12 (41.38%) OOP
9 11 (37.93%) Delphi
10 8 (27.59%) SQL
11 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
12 6 (20.69%) Linux
13 5 (17.24%) .NET
14 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
14 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
14 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Development
14 4 (13.79%) Digital Signal Processing
14 4 (13.79%) Signal Processing
14 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (13.79%) Embedded C
14 4 (13.79%) Embedded C++
14 4 (13.79%) WinForms
14 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (13.79%) WCF
15 3 (10.34%) SQLite

Senior Software Engineer 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (10.34%) SQLite
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
2 1 (3.45%) Hudson
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) WCF
2 4 (13.79%) WinForms
3 2 (6.90%) Qt
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) COM
4 1 (3.45%) MFC
4 1 (3.45%) STL
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Android
3 6 (20.69%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (62.07%) OO
3 16 (55.17%) Multithreading
4 14 (48.28%) Multithreaded Programming
5 12 (41.38%) OOP
6 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.79%) Digital Signal Processing
7 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Signal Processing
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) Coaching
8 2 (6.90%) Linux Kernel Development
8 2 (6.90%) People Management
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) SOLID
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) C
3 13 (44.83%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) Delphi
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 4 (13.79%) Embedded C
6 4 (13.79%) Embedded C++
6 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) VB6
7 1 (3.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) SAP
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Posted: 8 days ago
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