Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Poole during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 26 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 59 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 12.07% 8.78% 8.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.61% 8.85% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 58 23 27
Poole median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +38.46%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +20.00%

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 468 260 309
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 99.24% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 455 247 263
Poole median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21,700 £19,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £50,200
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Poole

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 58 (98.31%) Software Engineering
2 57 (96.61%) C++
3 47 (79.66%) OO
4 42 (71.19%) C#
4 42 (71.19%) .NET
4 42 (71.19%) Linux
5 37 (62.71%) OOP
6 31 (52.54%) Windows
7 23 (38.98%) C
8 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (32.20%) OOD
9 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
9 17 (28.81%) TDD
10 15 (25.42%) HTML
10 15 (25.42%) Java
10 15 (25.42%) CSS
11 14 (23.73%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (18.64%) Android
12 11 (18.64%) Electronics
13 10 (16.95%) Subversion
14 9 (15.25%) Embedded Software Development
14 9 (15.25%) Qt
14 9 (15.25%) Device Driver
14 9 (15.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 9 (15.25%) Embedded C
14 9 (15.25%) Embedded C++
15 8 (13.56%) Degree
15 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
16 7 (11.86%) Unix
17 5 (8.47%) Computer Science Degree

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 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Subversion
2 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.64%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (71.19%) .NET
2 15 (25.42%) CSS
2 15 (25.42%) HTML
3 9 (15.25%) Qt
4 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.39%) REST
6 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.69%) jQuery
6 1 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (15.25%) Device Driver
3 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Contactless
4 2 (3.39%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 42 (71.19%) Linux
2 31 (52.54%) Windows
3 11 (18.64%) Android
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 7 (11.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (98.31%) Software Engineering
2 47 (79.66%) OO
3 37 (62.71%) OOP
4 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.20%) OOD
5 17 (28.81%) TDD
6 9 (15.25%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (6.78%) SOLID
8 3 (5.08%) Web Development
9 2 (3.39%) BDD
9 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.39%) Mobile Development
10 1 (1.69%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (1.69%) Logistics
10 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.69%) MVC
10 1 (1.69%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (1.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (96.61%) C++
2 42 (71.19%) C#
3 23 (38.98%) C
4 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
5 15 (25.42%) Java
6 9 (15.25%) Embedded C
6 9 (15.25%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft