The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bath region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 15 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 15.99% 2.74% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.27% 2.80% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 48 10 13
Average salary £30,000 £32,782 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.48% -6.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 393 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 98.26% 98.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 300 364 240
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
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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 18 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bath

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (37.93%) Software Engineering
2 30 (34.48%) Linux
3 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 29 (33.33%) Degree
4 27 (31.03%) C#
5 25 (28.74%) jQuery
6 21 (24.14%) MySQL
7 20 (22.99%) .NET
7 20 (22.99%) Analytics
8 19 (21.84%) Web Services
8 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
8 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (20.69%) OO
9 18 (20.69%) RESTful
10 17 (19.54%) CSS
10 17 (19.54%) HTML
10 17 (19.54%) TDD
10 17 (19.54%) JSON
11 16 (18.39%) PHP
11 16 (18.39%) SQL
11 16 (18.39%) Telecoms
12 15 (17.24%) Ajax
12 15 (17.24%) Digital Media
13 13 (14.94%) Android
13 13 (14.94%) C++
13 13 (14.94%) XML
13 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
13 13 (14.94%) Apache
13 13 (14.94%) Windows
14 12 (13.79%) HTTP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.94%) Apache
2 3 (3.45%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.30%) Gunicorn
3 2 (2.30%) nginx
3 2 (2.30%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) HTTP
2 3 (3.45%) Network Security
2 3 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) MySQL
2 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.05%) Big Data
3 7 (8.05%) Riak
4 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.90%) Data Mining
4 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.45%) Redis
5 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.64%) PHPUnit
3 10 (11.49%) Trac
3 10 (11.49%) PEAR
3 10 (11.49%) Bugzilla
4 5 (5.75%) Subversion
5 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.45%) Maven
6 3 (3.45%) JUnit
7 2 (2.30%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (18.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.60%) Electronics
2 4 (4.60%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) jQuery
2 20 (22.99%) .NET
3 19 (21.84%) Web Services
4 18 (20.69%) RESTful
5 17 (19.54%) CSS
5 17 (19.54%) HTML
5 17 (19.54%) JSON
6 15 (17.24%) Ajax
7 13 (14.94%) XML
8 10 (11.49%) Symfony
8 10 (11.49%) CakePHP
9 7 (8.05%) WCF
9 7 (8.05%) Android SDK
10 6 (6.90%) HTML5
10 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET
10 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.60%) SOAP
11 4 (4.60%) Django
11 4 (4.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Digital Media
2 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.05%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.30%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (2.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.30%) GIS
5 2 (2.30%) iPhone
6 1 (1.15%) Physics
6 1 (1.15%) DTV
6 1 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.48%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) Android
2 13 (14.94%) Windows
3 11 (12.64%) Windows Phone
4 9 (10.34%) Apple iOS
5 8 (9.20%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) Software Engineering
2 20 (22.99%) Analytics
3 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.69%) OO
5 17 (19.54%) TDD
6 11 (12.64%) Android Development
7 10 (11.49%) Web Application Development
7 10 (11.49%) OOP
7 10 (11.49%) Pair Programming
8 9 (10.34%) Data Analysis
9 8 (9.20%) Test Automation
9 8 (9.20%) MVVM
9 8 (9.20%) Scrum
9 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.20%) System Testing
10 6 (6.90%) OOD
10 6 (6.90%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (5.75%) iOS Development
12 4 (4.60%) MVC
13 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 27 (31.03%) C#
3 16 (18.39%) PHP
3 16 (18.39%) SQL
4 13 (14.94%) C++
5 11 (12.64%) XAML
5 11 (12.64%) Python
6 10 (11.49%) Java
6 10 (11.49%) PHP5
7 9 (10.34%) C
8 7 (8.05%) Erlang
8 7 (8.05%) Perl
9 5 (5.75%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.30%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.30%) Ruby
12 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Trapeze
3 1 (1.15%) Zend
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) SAP
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