The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 21 45 17
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 29 12 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 9.48% 3.24% 12.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 3.53% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 41
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineer
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
290 340 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 94.77% 91.89% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 272 287 305
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bath region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Bath

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bath region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bath

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (84.48%) C#
2 49 (84.48%) C++
3 35 (60.34%) Mathematics
4 34 (58.62%) Degree
4 34 (58.62%) Computer Science
5 28 (48.28%) Manufacturing
5 28 (48.28%) Software Testing
6 24 (41.38%) C
7 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (27.59%) OO
9 15 (25.86%) Windows
9 15 (25.86%) CAD
9 15 (25.86%) WCF
9 15 (25.86%) WPF
10 14 (24.14%) HTML
10 14 (24.14%) Java
10 14 (24.14%) CSS
10 14 (24.14%) Logistics
11 13 (22.41%) .NET
11 13 (22.41%) XML
11 13 (22.41%) Python
11 13 (22.41%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (22.41%) Java EE
11 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
11 13 (22.41%) DV Cleared
11 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
11 13 (22.41%) Software Architecture
11 13 (22.41%) HTML5
11 13 (22.41%) Mentoring

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.72%) WATIR
General
1 28 (48.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) WCF
1 15 (25.86%) WPF
2 14 (24.14%) HTML
2 14 (24.14%) CSS
3 13 (22.41%) .NET
3 13 (22.41%) XML
3 13 (22.41%) Java EE
3 13 (22.41%) HTML5
4 9 (15.52%) Web Services
5 2 (3.45%) Qt
5 2 (3.45%) MFC
6 1 (1.72%) SOAP
6 1 (1.72%) Zend Framework
6 1 (1.72%) Grails
6 1 (1.72%) YUI
6 1 (1.72%) jQuery
6 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (60.34%) Mathematics
2 34 (58.62%) Computer Science
3 12 (20.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Android
2 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (48.28%) Software Testing
3 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (27.59%) OO
5 15 (25.86%) CAD
6 14 (24.14%) Logistics
7 13 (22.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
7 13 (22.41%) Software Architecture
8 2 (3.45%) Image Processing
8 2 (3.45%) OOD
9 1 (1.72%) MVVM
9 1 (1.72%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 49 (84.48%) C#
1 49 (84.48%) C++
2 24 (41.38%) C
3 14 (24.14%) Java
4 13 (22.41%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) Ruby
5 1 (1.72%) PHP5
5 1 (1.72%) Groovy
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) PHP
5 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) Degree
2 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) DV Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Zend
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