Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 72 56
Rank change year-on-year +47 -16 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 32 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 7.64% 2.45% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 2.51% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 21
Bath median annual salary £47,500 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.73% -31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,700 £24,850 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,250 £50,250
Somerset median annual salary £36,054 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% -1.33% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bath
Permanent vacancies in Bath with a recognized job title 416 797 634
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.28% 97.67% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 362 667 601
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,775 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £64,313 £65,000 £60,000
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.51% +2.50% +6.67%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Bath

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Bath

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Bath over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Bath

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bath region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 27 (84.38%) JavaScript
2 22 (68.75%) React
3 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (62.50%) Java
4 20 (62.50%) Scala
5 19 (59.38%) Visualisation
6 15 (46.88%) Mentoring
7 14 (43.75%) Scrum
8 10 (31.25%) Degree
9 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (21.88%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) .NET
11 6 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (15.63%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (15.63%) Mobile Development
12 5 (15.63%) Android
12 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
12 5 (15.63%) Physics
12 5 (15.63%) C#
13 4 (12.50%) HTML
14 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
14 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
14 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
14 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
14 3 (9.38%) Node.js
14 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
14 3 (9.38%) C
14 3 (9.38%) CSS
14 3 (9.38%) Linux
14 3 (9.38%) Python

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) CouchDB
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Moq
1 1 (3.13%) NCrunch
1 1 (3.13%) NUnit
1 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) React
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
4 3 (9.38%) Node.js
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) JSON
5 2 (6.25%) React Native
6 1 (3.13%) CakePHP
6 1 (3.13%) Cocoon
6 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
6 1 (3.13%) Symfony
6 1 (3.13%) WCF
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Debian
3 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Visualisation
3 15 (46.88%) Mentoring
4 14 (43.75%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
5 5 (15.63%) Mobile Development
5 5 (15.63%) Physics
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.25%) Open Source
7 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.25%) SDLC
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
8 1 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) JavaScript
2 20 (62.50%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) Scala
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) C
5 3 (9.38%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) Java 8
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (15.63%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.25%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) SAP
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Civica
2 1 (3.13%) Facebook