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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 30 16 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 61 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 5.86% 16.35% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.21% 16.53% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 52 8
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,782
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,850 £38,500 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
290 369 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 94.46% 98.93% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 270 325 356
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 5 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bath

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 25 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) C#
3 16 (53.33%) C++
4 14 (46.67%) HTML
5 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (40.00%) .NET
6 12 (40.00%) CSS
6 12 (40.00%) Linux
6 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
7 11 (36.67%) jQuery
8 10 (33.33%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) Degree
9 9 (30.00%) MySQL
9 9 (30.00%) XML
9 9 (30.00%) Scrum
10 8 (26.67%) CAD
10 8 (26.67%) Java
10 8 (26.67%) Ajax
10 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (23.33%) PEAR
11 7 (23.33%) PHPUnit
11 7 (23.33%) Trac
11 7 (23.33%) Web Application Development
11 7 (23.33%) PHP
11 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 7 (23.33%) Apache
11 7 (23.33%) Bugzilla
12 6 (20.00%) MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 7 (23.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
2 1 (3.33%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) MySQL
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Bugzilla
1 7 (23.33%) PEAR
1 7 (23.33%) PHPUnit
1 7 (23.33%) Trac
2 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.33%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) CSS
3 11 (36.67%) jQuery
4 9 (30.00%) XML
5 8 (26.67%) Ajax
6 6 (20.00%) JSON
6 6 (20.00%) Symfony
6 6 (20.00%) CakePHP
7 5 (16.67%) WPF
8 4 (13.33%) LINQ
8 4 (13.33%) Web Services
9 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (10.00%) XHTML
9 3 (10.00%) STL
9 3 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (10.00%) HTML5
9 3 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (6.67%) Java EE
11 1 (3.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.33%) Biometrics
4 1 (3.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
5 8 (26.67%) CAD
6 7 (23.33%) Web Application Development
7 6 (20.00%) OOP
7 6 (20.00%) MVC
8 5 (16.67%) MVVM
9 4 (13.33%) Image Processing
10 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
11 2 (6.67%) TDD
11 2 (6.67%) OO
11 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
11 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 2 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
12 1 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) C++
3 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Java
6 7 (23.33%) PHP
7 6 (20.00%) PHP5
7 6 (20.00%) C
8 4 (13.33%) Python
9 3 (10.00%) Embedded C
10 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
10 1 (3.33%) Dart
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Sophos
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Somerset, Avon (BA2)
Guru Careers
Salary: £18-24k (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago