The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Poole during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Dorset / Poole
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 11.72% 9.09% 14.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.72% 9.15% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 23
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £38,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Poole. 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
Poole
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 145 142 155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Poole 100.00% 99.30% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 134 127 146
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Poole

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Poole

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Poole

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Poole over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Poole

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Poole region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (74.07%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) C++
3 15 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 14 (51.85%) OO
5 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) Linux
6 11 (40.74%) .NET
7 9 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (29.63%) OOP
9 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.93%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (25.93%) WinForms
9 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (25.93%) WCF
10 6 (22.22%) Coaching
10 6 (22.22%) People Management
10 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
10 6 (22.22%) C
11 5 (18.52%) Java
11 5 (18.52%) Algorithms
11 5 (18.52%) SDLC
12 3 (11.11%) Unix
12 3 (11.11%) Windows
12 3 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
12 3 (11.11%) Linux Kernel Development
12 3 (11.11%) Qt
12 3 (11.11%) Multithreading

Software Engineer 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) WCF
2 7 (25.93%) WinForms
3 3 (11.11%) Qt
4 2 (7.41%) WPF
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (18.52%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) EPoS
3 2 (7.41%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (55.56%) Mentoring
3 14 (51.85%) OO
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) OOP
5 6 (22.22%) Coaching
5 6 (22.22%) People Management
6 5 (18.52%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Linux Kernel Development
7 3 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) UML
9 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C#
1 20 (74.07%) C++
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
4 6 (22.22%) C
5 5 (18.52%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
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