The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 28 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 35 18 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 7.59% 5.63% 15.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.14% 6.79% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 48
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Software Engineering
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
383 265 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 83.08% 82.81% 80.58%
Number of salaries quoted 307 249 241
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bath

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bath region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bath

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 54 (66.67%) Degree
2 51 (62.96%) C#
3 49 (60.49%) C++
3 49 (60.49%) Computer Science
4 40 (49.38%) C
5 39 (48.15%) Mathematics
6 27 (33.33%) Windows
7 26 (32.10%) Manufacturing
7 26 (32.10%) Software Testing
8 24 (29.63%) CAD
9 20 (24.69%) OO
10 19 (23.46%) .NET
10 19 (23.46%) HTML
10 19 (23.46%) Java
11 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
12 15 (18.52%) Linux
13 14 (17.28%) Python
13 14 (17.28%) CSS
14 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
14 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
15 12 (14.81%) MySQL
16 11 (13.58%) XML
16 11 (13.58%) HTML5
17 9 (11.11%) WCF
17 9 (11.11%) WPF
18 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
18 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
18 8 (9.88%) Web Services
18 8 (9.88%) Ajax

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.17%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) MySQL
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.70%) Riak
3 3 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Trac
1 5 (6.17%) PEAR
1 5 (6.17%) PHPUnit
1 5 (6.17%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.47%) Subversion
2 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (32.10%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (71.60%) Software Engineer
2 26 (32.10%) Developer
3 19 (23.46%) Software Developer
4 14 (17.28%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Junior Software Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Junior
6 8 (9.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Graduate
7 7 (8.64%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) PHP Developer
8 6 (7.41%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 5 (6.17%) C Software Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Junior Software Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Junior Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Java Software Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) .NET
1 19 (23.46%) HTML
2 14 (17.28%) CSS
3 11 (13.58%) XML
3 11 (13.58%) HTML5
4 9 (11.11%) WCF
4 9 (11.11%) WPF
5 8 (9.88%) Web Services
5 8 (9.88%) Ajax
6 7 (8.64%) jQuery
6 7 (8.64%) JSON
7 5 (6.17%) RESTful
7 5 (6.17%) Symfony
7 5 (6.17%) CakePHP
8 4 (4.94%) Django
8 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.94%) Java EE
9 3 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.47%) XML Schema
10 2 (2.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (60.49%) Computer Science
2 39 (48.15%) Mathematics
3 7 (8.64%) Client/Server
4 6 (7.41%) Open Source
4 6 (7.41%) Digital Media
4 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (18.52%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Debian
4 2 (2.47%) Android
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Software Testing
2 24 (29.63%) CAD
3 20 (24.69%) OO
4 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.64%) OOP
5 7 (8.64%) Logistics
6 6 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.17%) Web Application Development
7 5 (6.17%) Analytics
7 5 (6.17%) OOD
7 5 (6.17%) Scrum
7 5 (6.17%) MVC
8 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.94%) Software Architecture
8 4 (4.94%) MVVM
8 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.47%) Validation
9 2 (2.47%) Web Design
9 2 (2.47%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) C#
2 49 (60.49%) C++
3 40 (49.38%) C
4 19 (23.46%) Java
5 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 14 (17.28%) Python
7 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.41%) Perl
7 6 (7.41%) PHP
8 5 (6.17%) PHP5
8 5 (6.17%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.94%) SQL
10 3 (3.70%) Ruby
10 3 (3.70%) Erlang
11 2 (2.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 54 (66.67%) Degree
2 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) PhD
4 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) Trapeze
3 1 (1.23%) Zend
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