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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 28 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 6.78% 4.58% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 4.88% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 11
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
288 389 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 97.63% 93.73% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 276 348 265
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bath

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 37 (94.87%) C#
2 29 (74.36%) Software Engineering
3 25 (64.10%) .NET
4 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (46.15%) MVC
6 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 15 (38.46%) C++
7 14 (35.90%) SQL
8 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 13 (33.33%) CAD
8 13 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 12 (30.77%) MVVM
10 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (28.21%) Web Services
11 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.08%) HTML
11 9 (23.08%) Java
12 8 (20.51%) WPF
12 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
12 8 (20.51%) CSS
12 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
13 7 (17.95%) XHTML
13 7 (17.95%) jQuery
13 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
14 6 (15.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 6 (15.38%) LINQ
15 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (12.82%) Windows
16 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
16 4 (10.26%) Advertising

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (10.26%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Hive
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
1 4 (10.26%) Advertising
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) Web Services
3 9 (23.08%) HTML
4 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.51%) CSS
4 8 (20.51%) WPF
5 7 (17.95%) XHTML
5 7 (17.95%) jQuery
6 6 (15.38%) LINQ
6 6 (15.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.26%) Cascading
9 2 (5.13%) Android SDK
9 2 (5.13%) HTML5
9 2 (5.13%) J2EE
10 1 (2.56%) XML
10 1 (2.56%) SOAP
10 1 (2.56%) STL
10 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.56%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.56%) DTV
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Software Engineering
2 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) MVC
4 13 (33.33%) CAD
4 13 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 12 (30.77%) MVVM
6 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) OO
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.13%) SDLC
8 2 (5.13%) Android Development
9 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Time Management
9 1 (2.56%) UX Design
9 1 (2.56%) Image Processing
9 1 (2.56%) Video Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) C++
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.08%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) VC++
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.56%) VB6
7 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) ESRI
4 1 (2.56%) Capita
4 1 (2.56%) Trapeze