Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 21 28
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 140 120 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 15.80% 10.33% 10.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.86% 11.63% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 129 104 132
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 784 1032 1238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 88.49% 88.81% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 697 825 972
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,400 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Dorset

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Dorset

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Dorset over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Dorset

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 20 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 0 64 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Bournemouth +23 33 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Wimborne +1 13 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Weymouth - 10 £40,000 - 1
Ferndown - 2 £37,500 -
Dorchester +2 1 £45,000 - 1
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 102 (72.86%) C++
2 81 (57.86%) C#
3 59 (42.14%) OO
4 55 (39.29%) Embedded Systems
5 50 (35.71%) C
6 49 (35.00%) Linux
7 46 (32.86%) Windows
8 42 (30.00%) Java
9 40 (28.57%) .NET
10 38 (27.14%) SQL
11 37 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (25.00%) Degree
13 31 (22.14%) Multithreading
14 30 (21.43%) OOP
15 26 (18.57%) WCF
16 25 (17.86%) Computer Science
17 24 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (15.71%) WPF
18 22 (15.71%) Mentoring
19 21 (15.00%) OOD
19 21 (15.00%) JavaScript
20 19 (13.57%) UML
21 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
21 18 (12.86%) Android
21 18 (12.86%) Computer Science Degree
22 17 (12.14%) Mobile App
23 16 (11.43%) T-SQL
23 16 (11.43%) WinForms
23 16 (11.43%) .NET Framework
23 16 (11.43%) Embedded Linux

Software Engineering
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 2 (1.43%) Apache
1 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) Ethernet
2 4 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.14%) RFID
4 2 (1.43%) NFC
5 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.57%) SQLite
5 3 (2.14%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.43%) Big Data
6 2 (1.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.71%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 24 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.29%) JIRA
3 8 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.29%) Subversion
5 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.14%) MSTest
5 3 (2.14%) NUnit
6 1 (0.71%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.71%) Hudson
6 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (10.71%) Electronics
2 9 (6.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.71%) Banking
3 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (80.71%) Software Engineer
2 38 (27.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 30 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
3 30 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 21 (15.00%) Developer
4 21 (15.00%) Java Engineer
4 21 (15.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) Android Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) Android Software Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) C Software Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) Embedded Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.86%) Lead Software Engineer
7 11 (7.86%) Software Team Leader
7 11 (7.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.57%) .NET
2 26 (18.57%) WCF
3 22 (15.71%) WPF
4 16 (11.43%) .NET Framework
4 16 (11.43%) WinForms
5 15 (10.71%) HTML
6 10 (7.14%) CSS
6 10 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 10 (7.14%) NHibernate
6 10 (7.14%) XML
7 8 (5.71%) Web Services
8 7 (5.00%) MFC
9 6 (4.29%) Qt
10 5 (3.57%) J2EE
11 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.14%) .NET Compact Framework
12 3 (2.14%) RESTful
13 2 (1.43%) HTML5
13 2 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (39.29%) Embedded Systems
2 25 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 17 (12.14%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.14%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.14%) Smartcard
5 3 (2.14%) User Experience
6 2 (1.43%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.43%) Contactless
6 2 (1.43%) EMV
6 2 (1.43%) PlayStation
6 2 (1.43%) Smart City
7 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.00%) Linux
2 46 (32.86%) Windows
3 18 (12.86%) Android
4 16 (11.43%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (5.71%) Unix
6 4 (2.86%) ThreadX
7 3 (2.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (42.14%) OO
2 37 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (22.14%) Multithreading
4 30 (21.43%) OOP
5 22 (15.71%) Mentoring
6 21 (15.00%) OOD
7 19 (13.57%) UML
8 15 (10.71%) Multithreaded Programming
9 13 (9.29%) Mobile Application Development
10 10 (7.14%) Configuration Management
10 10 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
10 10 (7.14%) Open Source
10 10 (7.14%) TDD
11 8 (5.71%) Defect Tracking
12 7 (5.00%) Post-Production
13 5 (3.57%) Coaching
13 5 (3.57%) People Management
13 5 (3.57%) Project Management
13 5 (3.57%) SDLC
13 5 (3.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 102 (72.86%) C++
2 81 (57.86%) C#
3 50 (35.71%) C
4 42 (30.00%) Java
5 38 (27.14%) SQL
6 21 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 16 (11.43%) T-SQL
8 12 (8.57%) Embedded C
9 11 (7.86%) Delphi
10 10 (7.14%) Embedded C++
11 7 (5.00%) PHP
12 5 (3.57%) Python
12 5 (3.57%) VB
13 3 (2.14%) Go
14 2 (1.43%) Perl
15 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.71%) VB6
15 1 (0.71%) VC++
Qualifications
1 35 (25.00%) Degree
2 18 (12.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (7.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.14%) SAP
3 1 (0.71%) EMC
3 1 (0.71%) Signiant
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Circa 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
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Salary: Up to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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