The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 44 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 3.63% 4.13% 8.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 4.32% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 25
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
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
436 301 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 93.16% 95.56% 99.34%
Number of salaries quoted 377 280 296
Average salary £32,500 £34,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.10% -8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Bath

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Bath region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bath

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 36 (52.17%) jQuery
2 34 (49.28%) Linux
3 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (39.13%) Java
5 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
5 26 (37.68%) MySQL
5 26 (37.68%) Python
6 24 (34.78%) Web Services
6 24 (34.78%) Git (software)
7 23 (33.33%) RESTful
8 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
9 19 (27.54%) TDD
9 19 (27.54%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (27.54%) HTML
9 19 (27.54%) AngularJS
10 17 (24.64%) Django
10 17 (24.64%) CSS
10 17 (24.64%) OOD
11 14 (20.29%) SQL
12 13 (18.84%) HTTP
12 13 (18.84%) GIS
12 13 (18.84%) Analytics
12 13 (18.84%) Gunicorn
12 13 (18.84%) Leaflet
12 13 (18.84%) Apple iOS
12 13 (18.84%) nginx
12 13 (18.84%) TypeScript
12 13 (18.84%) Flask
13 12 (17.39%) HTML5
14 11 (15.94%) Android

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.84%) nginx
1 13 (18.84%) Gunicorn
2 6 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) Drupal
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) HTTP
2 4 (5.80%) Network Security
3 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.68%) MySQL
2 19 (27.54%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.14%) Riak
4 7 (10.14%) Big Data
5 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) Redis
5 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) JUnit
3 4 (5.80%) Bugzilla
3 4 (5.80%) PEAR
3 4 (5.80%) PHPUnit
3 4 (5.80%) Trac
4 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.17%) jQuery
2 24 (34.78%) Web Services
3 23 (33.33%) RESTful
4 19 (27.54%) AngularJS
4 19 (27.54%) HTML
5 17 (24.64%) CSS
5 17 (24.64%) Django
6 13 (18.84%) Leaflet
6 13 (18.84%) Flask
7 12 (17.39%) HTML5
8 9 (13.04%) Android SDK
8 9 (13.04%) .NET
8 9 (13.04%) Ajax
8 9 (13.04%) JSON
9 8 (11.59%) Spring
9 8 (11.59%) Backbone.js
9 8 (11.59%) Java EE
9 8 (11.59%) JPA
10 6 (8.70%) XML
11 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) GIS
2 7 (10.14%) Mathematics
3 6 (8.70%) Digital Media
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.80%) User Experience
5 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Open Source
6 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 34 (49.28%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) Apple iOS
3 11 (15.94%) Android
4 6 (8.70%) Windows
5 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
3 19 (27.54%) TDD
4 17 (24.64%) OOD
5 13 (18.84%) Analytics
6 11 (15.94%) Android Development
6 11 (15.94%) OO
7 4 (5.80%) OOP
7 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.80%) MVC
7 4 (5.80%) Scrum
7 4 (5.80%) User Experience Design
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.80%) Web Application Development
8 2 (2.90%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.90%) Change Management
8 2 (2.90%) Kanban
8 2 (2.90%) Web Development
8 2 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) Java
2 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
2 26 (37.68%) Python
3 14 (20.29%) SQL
4 13 (18.84%) TypeScript
5 10 (14.49%) C#
6 9 (13.04%) C++
6 9 (13.04%) C
7 7 (10.14%) PHP
7 7 (10.14%) Erlang
8 6 (8.70%) Perl
9 4 (5.80%) PHP5
10 3 (4.35%) Ruby
11 2 (2.90%) XAML
12 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Xen
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Trapeze
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