The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 45 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 0.99% 1.17% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.24% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programmer
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
296 402 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 97.69% 94.15% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 283 360 261
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Programmer
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Bath region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Bath

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) RPG
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) AS400
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Ext JS
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) RPG IV
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Video Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Image Processing

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Ext JS
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) STL
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) AS400
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (10.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Video Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) RPG
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) RPG IV
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft