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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 34 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 4.87% 4.01% 9.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 4.20% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 29
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
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
405 286 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 93.97% 95.65% 99.34%
Number of salaries quoted 362 266 288
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bath

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 1 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 33 (47.83%) Linux
3 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
4 25 (36.23%) MySQL
5 24 (34.78%) Java
5 24 (34.78%) Web Services
5 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
6 23 (33.33%) Python
7 22 (31.88%) RESTful
8 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 21 (30.43%) HTML
9 19 (27.54%) CSS
10 16 (23.19%) SQL
10 16 (23.19%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (23.19%) TDD
10 16 (23.19%) AngularJS
11 14 (20.29%) OOD
11 14 (20.29%) Django
12 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (18.84%) HTML5
12 13 (18.84%) C#
12 13 (18.84%) Analytics
13 12 (17.39%) .NET
13 12 (17.39%) JSON
13 12 (17.39%) Ajax
14 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
14 11 (15.94%) HTTP
15 10 (14.49%) C++
15 10 (14.49%) GIS
15 10 (14.49%) Degree

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (14.49%) nginx
1 10 (14.49%) Gunicorn
2 8 (11.59%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) Drupal
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) HTTP
2 4 (5.80%) Network Security
3 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) MySQL
2 16 (23.19%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (15.94%) 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 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) JUnit
3 5 (7.25%) Bugzilla
3 5 (7.25%) PEAR
3 5 (7.25%) PHPUnit
3 5 (7.25%) Trac
4 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.35%) 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 22 (31.88%) RESTful
4 21 (30.43%) HTML
5 19 (27.54%) CSS
6 16 (23.19%) AngularJS
7 14 (20.29%) Django
8 13 (18.84%) HTML5
9 12 (17.39%) .NET
9 12 (17.39%) Ajax
9 12 (17.39%) JSON
10 10 (14.49%) Leaflet
10 10 (14.49%) Flask
11 8 (11.59%) Backbone.js
11 8 (11.59%) Java EE
11 8 (11.59%) JPA
11 8 (11.59%) Spring
11 8 (11.59%) XML
12 7 (10.14%) Android SDK
13 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) GIS
2 7 (10.14%) Mathematics
3 6 (8.70%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Linux
2 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
3 9 (13.04%) Android
4 7 (10.14%) Windows
5 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 16 (23.19%) TDD
3 14 (20.29%) OOD
4 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.84%) Analytics
5 9 (13.04%) Android Development
5 9 (13.04%) OO
6 5 (7.25%) OOP
6 5 (7.25%) Scrum
6 5 (7.25%) Web Application Development
7 4 (5.80%) User Experience Design
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.80%) MVC
7 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Kanban
8 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.35%) Web Design
8 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.90%) Change Management
9 2 (2.90%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
2 24 (34.78%) Java
3 23 (33.33%) Python
4 16 (23.19%) SQL
5 13 (18.84%) C#
6 10 (14.49%) C++
6 10 (14.49%) TypeScript
7 9 (13.04%) C
7 9 (13.04%) PHP
8 7 (10.14%) Erlang
9 6 (8.70%) Perl
10 5 (7.25%) PHP5
11 3 (4.35%) XAML
11 3 (4.35%) Ruby
12 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Xen
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Trapeze
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