The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bath region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 30 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 31 25 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 6.65% 8.20% 15.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.73% 10.12% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 41
Average salary £32,500 £41,861 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.36% +4.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
355 247 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 76.18% 80.98% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 313 225 212
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
Somerset

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 31 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bath

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (60.00%) Degree
2 42 (49.41%) C#
3 41 (48.24%) Computer Science
4 36 (42.35%) C++
5 33 (38.82%) C
6 32 (37.65%) Mathematics
7 26 (30.59%) Windows
7 26 (30.59%) OO
8 24 (28.24%) Linux
9 22 (25.88%) CAD
10 21 (24.71%) HTML
10 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
11 19 (22.35%) .NET
11 19 (22.35%) Manufacturing
11 19 (22.35%) Software Testing
12 18 (21.18%) MySQL
13 16 (18.82%) CSS
13 16 (18.82%) Java
14 15 (17.65%) Analytics
15 14 (16.47%) Ajax
15 14 (16.47%) XML
16 13 (15.29%) Python
16 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
16 13 (15.29%) JSON
16 13 (15.29%) jQuery
17 12 (14.12%) OOP
18 11 (12.94%) PHP
18 11 (12.94%) Web Services
19 10 (11.76%) Scrum
19 10 (11.76%) Bugzilla

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) HTTP
1 7 (8.24%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) Wireless
2 1 (1.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) MySQL
2 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.88%) Riak
3 5 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Bugzilla
1 10 (11.76%) Trac
1 10 (11.76%) PEAR
1 10 (11.76%) PHPUnit
2 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.88%) Subversion
4 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (22.35%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (54.12%) Software Engineer
1 46 (54.12%) Developer
2 39 (45.88%) Software Developer
3 11 (12.94%) PHP Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Junior
4 10 (11.76%) Junior Software Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 8 (9.41%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Graduate
6 6 (7.06%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Android Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C++/C# Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.71%) HTML
2 19 (22.35%) .NET
3 16 (18.82%) CSS
4 14 (16.47%) Ajax
4 14 (16.47%) XML
5 13 (15.29%) JSON
5 13 (15.29%) jQuery
6 11 (12.94%) Web Services
7 10 (11.76%) Symfony
7 10 (11.76%) CakePHP
7 10 (11.76%) RESTful
8 8 (9.41%) HTML5
9 7 (8.24%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.88%) Django
11 4 (4.71%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (4.71%) WCF
11 4 (4.71%) WPF
11 4 (4.71%) Silverlight
11 4 (4.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (4.71%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 41 (48.24%) Computer Science
2 32 (37.65%) Mathematics
3 7 (8.24%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.06%) Digital Media
4 6 (7.06%) Open Source
5 1 (1.18%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.59%) Windows
2 24 (28.24%) Linux
3 6 (7.06%) Debian
4 5 (5.88%) Android
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) OO
2 22 (25.88%) CAD
3 19 (22.35%) Software Testing
4 15 (17.65%) Analytics
5 12 (14.12%) OOP
6 10 (11.76%) Scrum
6 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.76%) Web Application Development
7 9 (10.59%) OOD
8 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.88%) Android Development
10 4 (4.71%) Kanban
10 4 (4.71%) Web Design
10 4 (4.71%) MVC
11 3 (3.53%) MVVM
11 3 (3.53%) Waterfall
11 3 (3.53%) iOS Development
12 2 (2.35%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.35%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 42 (49.41%) C#
2 36 (42.35%) C++
3 33 (38.82%) C
4 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
5 16 (18.82%) Java
6 13 (15.29%) Python
7 11 (12.94%) PHP
8 10 (11.76%) PHP5
9 9 (10.59%) Perl
10 8 (9.41%) Objective-C
11 7 (8.24%) SQL
12 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
13 5 (5.88%) Erlang
14 4 (4.71%) Ruby
14 4 (4.71%) XAML
15 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 51 (60.00%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) PhD
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) Trapeze
3 1 (1.18%) Zend
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