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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West / Dorset
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 23 24
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 60 57 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 15.23% 9.56% 11.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.65% 10.63% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 59 56 80
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £46,525
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

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 340 536 644
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 86.29% 89.93% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 307 407 533
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 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 -2 24 £38,750 -18.42% 4
Bournemouth +21 17 £40,000 +3.22% 4
Wimborne 0 9 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Weymouth - 6 £40,000 -
Ferndown - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 63 (70.79%) C#
2 50 (56.18%) C++
3 41 (46.07%) OO
4 36 (40.45%) .NET
4 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (38.20%) SQL
6 32 (35.96%) Embedded Systems
7 27 (30.34%) Windows
7 27 (30.34%) C
7 27 (30.34%) Degree
8 23 (25.84%) Java
9 22 (24.72%) Linux
10 20 (22.47%) OOP
10 20 (22.47%) Computer Science
10 20 (22.47%) Multithreading
11 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
11 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
12 17 (19.10%) WCF
13 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (15.73%) WPF
14 14 (15.73%) OOD
14 14 (15.73%) Electronics
15 12 (13.48%) Coaching
15 12 (13.48%) UML
16 11 (12.36%) .NET Framework
16 11 (12.36%) Android
17 10 (11.24%) People Management
17 10 (11.24%) SDLC
17 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
18 9 (10.11%) JIRA

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 1 (1.12%) Apache
1 1 (1.12%) CMS
1 1 (1.12%) Drupal
1 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
1 1 (1.12%) Kentico
1 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.25%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.25%) NFC
3 1 (1.12%) VoIP
3 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.87%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.49%) SQLite
5 2 (2.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.11%) JIRA
3 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.25%) Moq
4 2 (2.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.12%) MSTest
5 1 (1.12%) NUnit
General
1 14 (15.73%) Electronics
2 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Finance
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (75.28%) Software Engineer
2 24 (26.97%) C# Software Engineer
3 19 (21.35%) C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (21.35%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (14.61%) Java Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) Software Team Leader
7 9 (10.11%) Team Leader
8 7 (7.87%) Android Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Android Software Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) C Software Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) C++ Android Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Lead Software Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Senior Java Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.45%) .NET
2 17 (19.10%) WCF
3 14 (15.73%) WPF
4 11 (12.36%) .NET Framework
5 9 (10.11%) Entity Framework
5 9 (10.11%) NHibernate
6 8 (8.99%) WinForms
7 4 (4.49%) Web Services
8 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.25%) .NET Core
9 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.25%) CSS
9 2 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.25%) MFC
9 2 (2.25%) Qt
9 2 (2.25%) React
9 2 (2.25%) RESTful
9 2 (2.25%) Struts
9 2 (2.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.96%) Embedded Systems
2 20 (22.47%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.87%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.62%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.37%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.37%) User Experience
6 2 (2.25%) Contactless
6 2 (2.25%) EMV
6 2 (2.25%) EPoS
6 2 (2.25%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.12%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.34%) Windows
2 22 (24.72%) Linux
3 11 (12.36%) Android
4 7 (7.87%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.37%) Unix
6 1 (1.12%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) OO
2 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.47%) Multithreading
3 20 (22.47%) OOP
4 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
5 14 (15.73%) OOD
6 12 (13.48%) Coaching
6 12 (13.48%) UML
7 10 (11.24%) People Management
7 10 (11.24%) SDLC
8 9 (10.11%) Multithreaded Programming
9 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.87%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (6.74%) Open Source
10 6 (6.74%) Post-Production
11 5 (5.62%) MVC
11 5 (5.62%) TDD
11 5 (5.62%) Web Development
12 4 (4.49%) BDD
12 4 (4.49%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (70.79%) C#
2 50 (56.18%) C++
3 34 (38.20%) SQL
4 27 (30.34%) C
5 23 (25.84%) Java
6 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
7 8 (8.99%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.87%) Delphi
9 5 (5.62%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.37%) PHP
10 3 (3.37%) Python
11 2 (2.25%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.25%) Scala
11 2 (2.25%) VB
12 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.12%) VB6
12 1 (1.12%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.12%) HNC
3 1 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.25%) EMC
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle
3 1 (1.12%) SAP
3 1 (1.12%) Signiant
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Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PKG
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PKG
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Circa 45,000 plus benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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