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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 47 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.77% 0.35% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.37% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £29,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,050
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.40%
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
263 267 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 93.26% 94.35% 99.75%
Number of salaries quoted 249 213 384
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) CMS
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
4 3 (25.00%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) Drupal
4 3 (25.00%) WordPress
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Ext JS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) CMS
1 3 (25.00%) Drupal
1 3 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) STL
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) MFC
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) Ext JS
3 2 (16.67%) Qt
3 2 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) AS400
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 3 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) RPG
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft