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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 29 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 6.34% 5.60% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.45% 5.83% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 11
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +12.30%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
279 446 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 98.24% 96.12% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 263 409 271
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bath

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (86.49%) C#
2 28 (75.68%) Software Engineering
3 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (59.46%) .NET
4 17 (45.95%) C++
5 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
6 13 (35.14%) MVC
6 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
7 12 (32.43%) SQL
7 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
8 11 (29.73%) HTML
8 11 (29.73%) CAD
9 10 (27.03%) Java
9 10 (27.03%) CSS
10 9 (24.32%) Web Services
10 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (21.62%) jQuery
11 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
12 7 (18.92%) Windows
12 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
12 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
12 7 (18.92%) MVVM
13 6 (16.22%) WPF
13 6 (16.22%) XML
14 5 (13.51%) Scrum
14 5 (13.51%) Linux
14 5 (13.51%) Degree
14 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (10.81%) Inversion of Control
15 4 (10.81%) Hadoop

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (10.81%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.81%) Apache Hive
2 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.11%) Bugzilla
3 3 (8.11%) PEAR
3 3 (8.11%) PHPUnit
3 3 (8.11%) Trac
4 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (10.81%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) HTML
3 10 (27.03%) CSS
4 9 (24.32%) Web Services
5 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
5 8 (21.62%) jQuery
6 6 (16.22%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) WPF
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.81%) HTML5
8 4 (10.81%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 4 (10.81%) Cascading
8 4 (10.81%) LINQ
8 4 (10.81%) XHTML
9 3 (8.11%) JSON
9 3 (8.11%) Symfony
9 3 (8.11%) CakePHP
9 3 (8.11%) Ajax
10 2 (5.41%) Java EE
10 2 (5.41%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Software Engineering
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) MVC
3 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
4 11 (29.73%) CAD
5 7 (18.92%) MVVM
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.11%) OOP
8 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
9 2 (5.41%) Critical Success Factor
9 2 (5.41%) SDLC
9 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.41%) Android Development
9 2 (5.41%) Image Processing
9 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) C++
3 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 12 (32.43%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) C
7 3 (8.11%) PHP5
7 3 (8.11%) Python
7 3 (8.11%) PHP
8 2 (5.41%) VB
8 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.70%) VB6
9 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Trapeze
4 1 (2.70%) Sophos
4 1 (2.70%) ESRI
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