Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 51 30
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 7.67% 3.37% 8.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.78% 3.43% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 55 16 44
Bath median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,250 £48,750
Somerset median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.57% - -

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 707 554 552
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.61% 98.40% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 641 503 496
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,300 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 22 January 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 22 January 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bath region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (67.27%) C#
3 34 (61.82%) .NET
4 26 (47.27%) SQL
5 25 (45.45%) MVC
5 25 (45.45%) Scrum
6 23 (41.82%) TDD
6 23 (41.82%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
8 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 20 (36.36%) Web Development
9 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
10 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
10 16 (29.09%) HTML
11 15 (27.27%) Unit Testing
11 15 (27.27%) Entity Framework
12 14 (25.45%) Open Source
12 14 (25.45%) Degree
13 13 (23.64%) Pair Programming
13 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
13 13 (23.64%) Java
13 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
13 13 (23.64%) Web Services
14 11 (20.00%) Microservices
14 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
14 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
15 10 (18.18%) Unix
15 10 (18.18%) Linux

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 10 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (61.82%) .NET
2 16 (29.09%) HTML
3 15 (27.27%) Entity Framework
4 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
4 13 (23.64%) Web Services
5 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (18.18%) JSON
6 10 (18.18%) Node.js
6 10 (18.18%) React
6 10 (18.18%) RESTful
7 9 (16.36%) WCF
8 6 (10.91%) CSS
9 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.27%) jQuery
11 3 (5.45%) HTML5
12 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
12 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (3.64%) LINQ
12 2 (3.64%) Web Services Management
13 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
1 10 (18.18%) Unix
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) MVC
2 25 (45.45%) Scrum
3 23 (41.82%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (41.82%) TDD
4 20 (36.36%) Web Development
5 15 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 14 (25.45%) Open Source
7 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
7 13 (23.64%) Pair Programming
8 11 (20.00%) Microservices
9 10 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (18.18%) DevOps
9 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
9 10 (18.18%) Software Delivery
9 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 9 (16.36%) SDLC
11 5 (9.09%) CRM
12 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (7.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) C#
2 26 (47.27%) SQL
3 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.64%) Java
5 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (3.64%) SAP