Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Poole during the 6 months to 27 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
Dorset > Poole
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 48 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 16.49% 9.45% 11.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.55% 9.48% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 27
Poole median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,500 £59,500
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +7.69%

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 290 306 236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Poole 99.66% 99.67% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 268 284 217
Poole median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,270 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £48,300
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

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

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 6 months to 27 July 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 27 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 Poole region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (83.33%) C++
3 31 (64.58%) C#
4 23 (47.92%) Linux
4 23 (47.92%) OO
5 17 (35.42%) .NET
6 16 (33.33%) OOP
6 16 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (31.25%) C
8 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (29.17%) SQL
9 13 (27.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
10 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
10 11 (22.92%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (22.92%) WinForms
10 11 (22.92%) WCF
11 10 (20.83%) CSS
11 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 10 (20.83%) HTML
12 9 (18.75%) Java
12 9 (18.75%) Windows
13 8 (16.67%) Unix
13 8 (16.67%) Degree
14 7 (14.58%) TDD
14 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
14 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
15 6 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
16 5 (10.42%) Embedded Linux

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) MSTest
3 2 (4.17%) NUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.08%) Banking
1 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
1 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) .NET
2 11 (22.92%) WCF
2 11 (22.92%) WinForms
3 10 (20.83%) CSS
3 10 (20.83%) HTML
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.25%) Qt
4 3 (6.25%) WPF
4 3 (6.25%) XML
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 2 (4.17%) jQuery
5 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) PlayStation
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 8 (16.67%) Unix
4 5 (10.42%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (47.92%) OO
3 16 (33.33%) OOP
4 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
6 7 (14.58%) TDD
7 5 (10.42%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
8 4 (8.33%) Signal Processing
8 4 (8.33%) SOLID
9 3 (6.25%) Coaching
9 3 (6.25%) Linux Kernel Development
9 3 (6.25%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.25%) People Management
10 2 (4.17%) MVC
10 2 (4.17%) Project Management
10 2 (4.17%) Web Development
11 1 (2.08%) OOD
11 1 (2.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) C++
2 31 (64.58%) C#
3 15 (31.25%) C
4 14 (29.17%) SQL
5 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
6 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 9 (18.75%) Java
8 4 (8.33%) Embedded C
8 4 (8.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) SAP
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago