Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 35 45
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 77 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 10.03% 7.05% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.27% 7.26% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 57 39 22
Bath median annual salary £43,000 £46,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.52% +13.58% +15.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,500 £58,000 £63,750
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +25.37% -4.29%

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 750 592 569
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.66% 97.05% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 644 554 528
Bath median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,400 £23,325 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer 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 in Bath.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Bath

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Bath over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Bath

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (55.84%) JavaScript
3 37 (48.05%) Java
4 36 (46.75%) C#
5 34 (44.16%) .NET
6 33 (42.86%) HTML
7 32 (41.56%) AngularJS
8 27 (35.06%) SQL
8 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
9 26 (33.77%) Linux
10 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (32.47%) Hibernate
10 25 (32.47%) CSS
11 22 (28.57%) SaaS
11 22 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (27.27%) MongoDB
13 20 (25.97%) MVC
14 18 (23.38%) J2EE
15 17 (22.08%) WCF
15 17 (22.08%) WPF
15 17 (22.08%) REST
16 16 (20.78%) Restlet
16 16 (20.78%) Moq
16 16 (20.78%) GWT
16 16 (20.78%) Unit Testing
16 16 (20.78%) JPA
16 16 (20.78%) OO
17 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
17 15 (19.48%) Manufacturing
17 15 (19.48%) Degree

Software Engineer 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 15 (19.48%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.57%) SaaS
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) 3G
2 1 (1.30%) 4G
2 1 (1.30%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 21 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (9.09%) Redis
5 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.19%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Moq
2 13 (16.88%) NUnit
3 9 (11.69%) JUnit
3 9 (11.69%) Mockito
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (19.48%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.19%) Electronics
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Marketing
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.16%) .NET
2 33 (42.86%) HTML
3 32 (41.56%) AngularJS
4 25 (32.47%) CSS
4 25 (32.47%) Hibernate
5 18 (23.38%) J2EE
6 17 (22.08%) REST
6 17 (22.08%) WCF
6 17 (22.08%) WPF
7 16 (20.78%) GWT
7 16 (20.78%) JPA
7 16 (20.78%) Restlet
8 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
9 14 (18.18%) jQuery
9 14 (18.18%) NHibernate
9 14 (18.18%) Spring
10 13 (16.88%) RESTful
11 10 (12.99%) Node.js
11 10 (12.99%) React
12 9 (11.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Fintech
4 1 (1.30%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.30%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Unix
3 2 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) OpenWrt
4 1 (1.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.97%) MVC
4 16 (20.78%) OO
4 16 (20.78%) Unit Testing
5 15 (19.48%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (11.69%) Open Source
7 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.39%) SDLC
8 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.09%) Scrum
9 6 (7.79%) Front End Development
10 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
11 4 (5.19%) Analytics
11 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.19%) CAD
11 4 (5.19%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (5.19%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.90%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.84%) JavaScript
2 37 (48.05%) Java
3 36 (46.75%) C#
4 27 (35.06%) SQL
5 12 (15.58%) C++
6 8 (10.39%) Python
7 7 (9.09%) GraphQL
8 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.19%) C
8 4 (5.19%) Objective-C
8 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.90%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.90%) PHP
10 2 (2.60%) Perl
11 1 (1.30%) Ada
11 1 (1.30%) ES6
11 1 (1.30%) Ruby
11 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Degree
2 9 (11.69%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 7 (9.09%) Terraform
2 2 (2.60%) Ansible
2 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Google
2 4 (5.19%) SAP
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft