Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Software Engineer
South West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 55 49
Rank change year-on-year +36 -6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 113 57 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 12.80% 4.85% 5.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.91% 4.88% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 107 45 78
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £20,975
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

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 875 1169 1334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 99.09% 99.40% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 780 973 1077
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £59,750 £57,125
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Dorset

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Dorset

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Dorset over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Dorset

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 Software Engineer within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Poole +9 48 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bournemouth +43 29 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Wimborne +4 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Weymouth - 10 £40,000 -
Dorchester +2 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 113 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 92 (81.42%) C++
3 69 (61.06%) C#
4 55 (48.67%) OO
5 51 (45.13%) Embedded Systems
6 44 (38.94%) C
7 43 (38.05%) Windows
7 43 (38.05%) Linux
8 33 (29.20%) Java
9 31 (27.43%) SQL
9 31 (27.43%) .NET
10 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (24.78%) OOP
11 26 (23.01%) Multithreading
12 24 (21.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (19.47%) WCF
13 22 (19.47%) Degree
14 20 (17.70%) WPF
15 19 (16.81%) UML
15 19 (16.81%) OOD
16 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
17 17 (15.04%) Android
18 16 (14.16%) .NET Framework
19 15 (13.27%) Embedded Linux
19 15 (13.27%) Computer Science
19 15 (13.27%) Multithreaded Programming
20 13 (11.50%) Mentoring
20 13 (11.50%) Computer Science Degree
20 13 (11.50%) JIRA
21 12 (10.62%) Crystal Reports

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.88%) Apache
1 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.65%) RFID
2 3 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.62%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.42%) SQLite
5 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.77%) Big Data
7 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (21.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (11.50%) JIRA
3 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.31%) Subversion
5 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.65%) MSTest
5 3 (2.65%) NUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.88%) Hudson
6 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (9.73%) Electronics
2 9 (7.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.43%) .NET
2 22 (19.47%) WCF
3 20 (17.70%) WPF
4 16 (14.16%) .NET Framework
5 12 (10.62%) WinForms
6 10 (8.85%) Entity Framework
6 10 (8.85%) NHibernate
7 9 (7.96%) CSS
7 9 (7.96%) HTML
8 7 (6.19%) MFC
9 5 (4.42%) XML
10 3 (2.65%) .NET Compact Framework
10 3 (2.65%) Qt
11 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (1.77%) HTML5
11 2 (1.77%) jQuery
11 2 (1.77%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 51 (45.13%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (13.27%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.85%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.65%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.77%) PlayStation
5 2 (1.77%) Smart City
6 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (38.05%) Linux
1 43 (38.05%) Windows
2 17 (15.04%) Android
3 15 (13.27%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (7.08%) Unix
5 4 (3.54%) ThreadX
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 55 (48.67%) OO
3 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (24.78%) OOP
4 26 (23.01%) Multithreading
5 19 (16.81%) OOD
5 19 (16.81%) UML
6 15 (13.27%) Multithreaded Programming
7 13 (11.50%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.08%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (7.08%) Open Source
9 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.19%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (6.19%) Post-Production
9 7 (6.19%) TDD
10 6 (5.31%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (4.42%) SOLID
11 5 (4.42%) Web Development
12 4 (3.54%) Digital Signal Processing
12 4 (3.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 92 (81.42%) C++
2 69 (61.06%) C#
3 44 (38.94%) C
4 33 (29.20%) Java
5 31 (27.43%) SQL
6 12 (10.62%) T-SQL
7 11 (9.73%) Delphi
8 10 (8.85%) Embedded C
8 10 (8.85%) Embedded C++
8 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.54%) PHP
9 4 (3.54%) Python
10 2 (1.77%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.88%) Go
11 1 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.88%) VB6
11 1 (0.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) Degree
2 13 (11.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (2.65%) SAP
2 1 (0.88%) EMC
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.88%) Signiant
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
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Salary: £40-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorset
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum
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Poole
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Salary: £4000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Healthcare
Posted: 26 days ago