Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 23 55
Rank change year-on-year -24 +32 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 69 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 3.27% 8.61% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 8.82% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 49 25
Bath median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £30,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,650 £58,500
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% +25.00%

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 515 782 608
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.04% 97.63% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 459 594 578
Bath median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,197 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,475 £57,500
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Bath

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
2 7 (41.18%) C
2 7 (41.18%) C++
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
6 3 (17.65%) 802.11
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
6 3 (17.65%) Automotive
6 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) Erlang
6 3 (17.65%) Mechatronics
6 3 (17.65%) IEC 61508
6 3 (17.65%) Riak
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (17.65%) 802.1X
6 3 (17.65%) RS-232
6 3 (17.65%) MISRA
6 3 (17.65%) CouchDB
7 2 (11.76%) Redis
7 2 (11.76%) Data Science
7 2 (11.76%) Android Development
7 2 (11.76%) iOS Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) 802.11
1 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
1 3 (17.65%) RS-232
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) CouchDB
1 3 (17.65%) Riak
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
2 3 (17.65%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) 802.1X
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Mechatronics
5 2 (11.76%) Android Development
5 2 (11.76%) Data Science
5 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Programming
6 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Microservices
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C
1 7 (41.18%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
4 3 (17.65%) Erlang
5 2 (11.76%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) R
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) IEC 61508
1 3 (17.65%) MISRA