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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 32 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 28 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 6.06% 3.25% 8.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.50% 3.39% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 26
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
431 295 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 93.29% 95.78% 99.34%
Number of salaries quoted 371 274 296
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bath

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 50 (84.75%) Computer Science
2 50 (84.75%) Degree
2 50 (84.75%) C++
3 44 (74.58%) C#
4 39 (66.10%) C
5 37 (62.71%) Mathematics
6 27 (45.76%) Manufacturing
6 27 (45.76%) Software Testing
7 25 (42.37%) CAD
7 25 (42.37%) Windows
8 19 (32.20%) Java
9 17 (28.81%) OO
10 12 (20.34%) Python
11 11 (18.64%) HTML
11 11 (18.64%) .NET
11 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
11 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
11 11 (18.64%) HTML5
12 9 (15.25%) WCF
12 9 (15.25%) WPF
12 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (11.86%) Logistics
13 7 (11.86%) PhD
13 7 (11.86%) Client/Server
13 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
14 6 (10.17%) Perl
14 6 (10.17%) CSS
14 6 (10.17%) Linux
14 6 (10.17%) MySQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (45.76%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) HTML
1 11 (18.64%) .NET
1 11 (18.64%) HTML5
2 9 (15.25%) WCF
2 9 (15.25%) WPF
3 6 (10.17%) CSS
3 6 (10.17%) XML
4 5 (8.47%) Web Services
5 4 (6.78%) Java EE
6 3 (5.08%) Django
6 3 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.39%) Ajax
7 2 (3.39%) Silverlight
7 2 (3.39%) jQuery
7 2 (3.39%) JSON
7 2 (3.39%) XML Schema
7 2 (3.39%) SOAP
7 2 (3.39%) STL
7 2 (3.39%) RESTful
7 2 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 50 (84.75%) Computer Science
2 37 (62.71%) Mathematics
3 7 (11.86%) Client/Server
4 6 (10.17%) Open Source
4 6 (10.17%) Digital Media
4 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Debian
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Phone 7
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (45.76%) Software Testing
3 25 (42.37%) CAD
4 17 (28.81%) OO
5 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.86%) Logistics
7 6 (10.17%) OOD
8 4 (6.78%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.78%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.39%) Kanban
9 2 (3.39%) Web Design
9 2 (3.39%) OOP
9 2 (3.39%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 50 (84.75%) C++
2 44 (74.58%) C#
3 39 (66.10%) C
4 19 (32.20%) Java
5 12 (20.34%) Python
6 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.17%) Perl
7 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
8 5 (8.47%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.08%) Ruby
10 2 (3.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 50 (84.75%) Degree
2 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) PhD
4 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) Trapeze
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