Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Poole during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Software Developer
Dorset > Poole
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 47 38
Rank change year-on-year +29 -9 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 57 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 16.10% 2.05% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.62% 2.06% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 53 6 9
Poole median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £28,850 £36,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £38,750 £51,200
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -4.41% -2.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Poole. 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
Poole
Permanent vacancies in Poole with a recognized job title 343 291 251
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 99.66% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 330 282 207
Poole median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,125 £19,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,481 £48,750 £50,100
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Poole

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Poole

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Poole

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Poole over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Poole

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Software 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 Poole region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) C#
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (96.49%) HTML
2 55 (96.49%) JavaScript
2 55 (96.49%) CSS
3 41 (71.93%) SQL
4 38 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 35 (61.40%) MVC
6 34 (59.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (59.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (40.35%) NUnit
7 23 (40.35%) KnockoutJS
7 23 (40.35%) XML
8 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
8 17 (29.82%) C++
9 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
10 15 (26.32%) Java
10 15 (26.32%) Windows
10 15 (26.32%) Linux
10 15 (26.32%) OOP
10 15 (26.32%) OO
10 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (26.32%) TDD
10 15 (26.32%) Web Development
11 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
12 13 (22.81%) T-SQL
13 12 (21.05%) Visual Studio
13 12 (21.05%) jQuery
14 11 (19.30%) Subversion
14 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole 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 (1.75%) CMS
1 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (59.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (40.35%) NUnit
3 12 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (19.30%) Subversion
General
1 10 (17.54%) Automotive
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (96.49%) CSS
2 55 (96.49%) HTML
3 38 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 34 (59.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (40.35%) KnockoutJS
5 23 (40.35%) XML
6 12 (21.05%) jQuery
7 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (19.30%) LINQ
8 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.51%) WCF
9 2 (3.51%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) MVC
2 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
3 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.32%) OO
3 15 (26.32%) OOP
3 15 (26.32%) TDD
3 15 (26.32%) Web Development
4 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (3.51%) SDLC
5 1 (1.75%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C#
2 55 (96.49%) JavaScript
3 41 (71.93%) SQL
4 17 (29.82%) C++
5 15 (26.32%) Java
6 13 (22.81%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.26%) VB
8 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft