The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 726 609 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 37.27% 30.48% 44.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.66% 31.51% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 681 526 735
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1878 1933 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.41% 96.75% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1624 1563 1480
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Bristol region.

Developer Salary Trend in Bristol

Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 595 (43.98%) JavaScript
2 539 (39.84%) HTML
3 519 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
4 500 (36.95%) CSS
5 472 (34.89%) .NET
6 432 (31.93%) SQL
7 425 (31.41%) Java
8 418 (30.89%) C#
9 352 (26.02%) SQL Server
10 333 (24.61%) MVC
11 288 (21.29%) ASP.NET
12 256 (18.92%) PHP
13 243 (17.96%) TDD
14 237 (17.52%) HTML5
15 214 (15.82%) jQuery
16 207 (15.30%) OO
17 196 (14.49%) Degree
18 194 (14.34%) XML
19 184 (13.60%) Git (software)
20 178 (13.16%) Finance
21 177 (13.08%) Web Services
22 175 (12.93%) Spring
23 174 (12.86%) Linux
23 174 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
24 160 (11.83%) Oracle
25 158 (11.68%) MySQL
25 158 (11.68%) Software Engineering
25 158 (11.68%) Node.js
25 158 (11.68%) CSS3
26 134 (9.90%) RESTful

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 158 (11.68%) Node.js
2 68 (5.03%) Tomcat
3 57 (4.21%) Drupal
4 45 (3.33%) CMS
5 44 (3.25%) WordPress
6 38 (2.81%) JBoss
7 34 (2.51%) Apache
8 31 (2.29%) Umbraco
9 30 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 30 (2.22%) nginx
10 28 (2.07%) WebLogic
11 21 (1.55%) WebSphere
12 15 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.67%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.59%) ArcGIS
15 8 (0.59%) PowerExchange
16 7 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 85 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 18 (1.33%) MS Office
4 9 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.59%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.37%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.15%) Agresso
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.074%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.33%) SaaS
4 12 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.67%) Google App Engine
6 8 (0.59%) PaaS
7 6 (0.44%) GitHub
8 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.95%) HTTP
2 55 (4.07%) Internet
3 9 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.52%) DLNA
5 1 (0.074%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.074%) VoIP
5 1 (0.074%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 158 (11.68%) MySQL
3 74 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (3.47%) MongoDB
8 46 (3.40%) NoSQL
9 38 (2.81%) Big Data
10 33 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (2.22%) Relational Database
13 19 (1.40%) Hadoop
14 18 (1.33%) Oracle Database
15 14 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (0.96%) SQLite
16 13 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (0.81%) SSDT
17 11 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 184 (13.60%) Git (software)
2 101 (7.46%) JUnit
3 95 (7.02%) Subversion
4 83 (6.13%) Eclipse
5 39 (2.88%) Maven
6 37 (2.73%) Cucumber
7 36 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (2.66%) Visual Studio
8 32 (2.37%) Jenkins
9 26 (1.92%) JIRA
10 24 (1.77%) Xcode
11 22 (1.63%) Selenium
12 21 (1.55%) Ant
13 19 (1.40%) JDeveloper
14 17 (1.26%) WebDriver
14 17 (1.26%) TeamCity
15 16 (1.18%) JBehave
16 15 (1.11%) PHPUnit
16 15 (1.11%) NUnit
17 14 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 178 (13.16%) Finance
2 88 (6.50%) Advertising
3 54 (3.99%) Marketing
4 48 (3.55%) Banking
5 38 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.85%) Games
7 21 (1.55%) Back Office
8 20 (1.48%) Electronics
9 16 (1.18%) Retail
10 15 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.74%) Legal
13 9 (0.67%) Publishing
14 7 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.44%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.30%) Interactive Media
16 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.15%) Law
18 1 (0.074%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (39.84%) HTML
2 500 (36.95%) CSS
3 472 (34.89%) .NET
4 288 (21.29%) ASP.NET
5 237 (17.52%) HTML5
6 214 (15.82%) jQuery
7 194 (14.34%) XML
8 177 (13.08%) Web Services
9 175 (12.93%) Spring
10 174 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 158 (11.68%) CSS3
12 134 (9.90%) RESTful
13 124 (9.16%) AngularJS
14 120 (8.87%) Hibernate
15 110 (8.13%) Ajax
16 104 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
17 100 (7.39%) J2EE
18 92 (6.80%) JSON
18 92 (6.80%) WCF
19 81 (5.99%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.54%) Computer Science
2 70 (5.17%) Open Source
3 69 (5.10%) User Experience
4 56 (4.14%) Mobile App
5 55 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (1.92%) Streaming Music
8 21 (1.55%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.48%) Data Structures
10 19 (1.40%) iPad
10 19 (1.40%) iPhone
11 18 (1.33%) W3C
12 15 (1.11%) Xbox
12 15 (1.11%) Smartphone
13 14 (1.03%) Social Media
14 13 (0.96%) DTV
15 12 (0.89%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.74%) RIA
16 10 (0.74%) Digital Media
16 10 (0.74%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 174 (12.86%) Linux
2 102 (7.54%) Windows
3 89 (6.58%) Apple iOS
4 88 (6.50%) Android
5 30 (2.22%) UNIX
6 21 (1.55%) Windows Phone
7 17 (1.26%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.30%) Fedora
10 4 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.30%) CentOS
11 3 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (24.61%) MVC
3 243 (17.96%) TDD
4 207 (15.30%) OO
5 158 (11.68%) Software Engineering
6 134 (9.90%) Scrum
7 108 (7.98%) Unit Testing
8 91 (6.73%) Web Development
9 88 (6.50%) Web Application Development
10 79 (5.84%) OOP
11 77 (5.69%) iOS Development
12 73 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
12 73 (5.40%) Android Development
13 68 (5.03%) OOD
14 57 (4.21%) BDD
15 55 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (3.55%) OO PHP
17 47 (3.47%) OOA/OOD
18 45 (3.33%) Mentoring
19 43 (3.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 595 (43.98%) JavaScript
2 432 (31.93%) SQL
3 425 (31.41%) Java
4 418 (30.89%) C#
5 256 (18.92%) PHP
6 94 (6.95%) T-SQL
7 92 (6.80%) PL/SQL
8 90 (6.65%) C++
9 77 (5.69%) VB.NET
10 58 (4.29%) Ruby
11 52 (3.84%) Objective-C
12 46 (3.40%) Python
13 24 (1.77%) Clojure
14 22 (1.63%) PHP5
14 22 (1.63%) Scala
15 21 (1.55%) VB
15 21 (1.55%) C
16 17 (1.26%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.26%) XAML
17 14 (1.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 196 (14.49%) Degree
2 42 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.30%) ISEB
5 4 (0.30%) MCP
6 2 (0.15%) HND
6 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.074%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.074%) MCPD
7 1 (0.074%) MCTS
7 1 (0.074%) MCAD
7 1 (0.074%) MCSD
7 1 (0.074%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.85%) QA
2 15 (1.11%) SLA
3 2 (0.15%) WAI
4 1 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.81%) Docker
3 9 (0.67%) LXC
3 9 (0.67%) Xen
4 3 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (2.00%) Puppet
2 17 (1.26%) Vagrant
3 8 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.15%) logstash
4 2 (0.15%) Graphite
Vendors
1 160 (11.83%) Oracle
2 100 (7.39%) Microsoft
3 40 (2.96%) Google
4 36 (2.66%) Xamarin
5 25 (1.85%) SAP
6 24 (1.77%) Zend
7 20 (1.48%) Business Objects
8 19 (1.40%) Sybase
8 19 (1.40%) Adobe
9 18 (1.33%) Apple
10 11 (0.81%) Sencha
11 10 (0.74%) Informatica
12 9 (0.67%) Panasonic
12 9 (0.67%) Sitecore
12 9 (0.67%) Toshiba
13 8 (0.59%) TIBCO
14 7 (0.52%) ESRI
14 7 (0.52%) IBM
15 6 (0.44%) Volantis
15 6 (0.44%) Facebook
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 37 minutes ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
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