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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 24 36 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 25 10 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 8.93% 3.56% 14.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.58% 3.75% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 56
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
261 267 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 93.21% 95.02% 99.74%
Number of salaries quoted 248 214 364
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 6 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bath

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 61 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 51 (83.61%) C#
3 44 (72.13%) C++
4 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (45.90%) Mathematics
5 27 (44.26%) Degree
6 25 (40.98%) Computer Science
7 24 (39.34%) Software Testing
7 24 (39.34%) Manufacturing
8 23 (37.70%) OO
9 22 (36.07%) Java
10 21 (34.43%) .NET
10 21 (34.43%) HTML
10 21 (34.43%) CSS
11 20 (32.79%) Mentoring
12 19 (31.15%) XML
13 18 (29.51%) Python
13 18 (29.51%) Software Architecture
13 18 (29.51%) HTML5
13 18 (29.51%) Requirements Analysis
13 18 (29.51%) Java EE
13 18 (29.51%) SC Cleared
13 18 (29.51%) DV Cleared
13 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
14 14 (22.95%) C
15 13 (21.31%) WPF
16 12 (19.67%) WCF
16 12 (19.67%) Windows
17 10 (16.39%) Logistics
18 9 (14.75%) Client/Server

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) PEAR
3 1 (1.64%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.64%) Trac
3 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) WATIR
General
1 24 (39.34%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) HTML
1 21 (34.43%) .NET
1 21 (34.43%) CSS
2 19 (31.15%) XML
3 18 (29.51%) Java EE
3 18 (29.51%) HTML5
4 13 (21.31%) WPF
5 12 (19.67%) WCF
6 8 (13.11%) Web Services
7 2 (3.28%) STL
7 2 (3.28%) MFC
7 2 (3.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (3.28%) jQuery
7 2 (3.28%) Qt
8 1 (1.64%) RESTful
8 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.64%) SOAP
8 1 (1.64%) WinForms
8 1 (1.64%) Ajax
8 1 (1.64%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.90%) Mathematics
2 25 (40.98%) Computer Science
3 9 (14.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (39.34%) Software Testing
4 23 (37.70%) OO
5 20 (32.79%) Mentoring
6 18 (29.51%) Requirements Analysis
6 18 (29.51%) Software Architecture
7 10 (16.39%) Logistics
8 4 (6.56%) Image Processing
8 4 (6.56%) CAD
9 3 (4.92%) OOD
9 3 (4.92%) MVVM
10 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.28%) Identity Management
10 2 (3.28%) Scrum
11 1 (1.64%) UML
11 1 (1.64%) MVC
11 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.64%) Waterfall
11 1 (1.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (83.61%) C#
2 44 (72.13%) C++
3 22 (36.07%) Java
4 18 (29.51%) Python
5 14 (22.95%) C
6 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.56%) SQL
8 3 (4.92%) PHP
9 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.64%) Pascal
10 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.64%) Ruby
10 1 (1.64%) PHP5
10 1 (1.64%) Groovy
10 1 (1.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) Degree
2 18 (29.51%) SC Cleared
2 18 (29.51%) DV Cleared
2 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) VCP4
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) Zend
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