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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 725 731 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 36.36% 38.27% 37.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.00% 40.10% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 637 686 577
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
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
1908 1823 1665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 95.45% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1523 1449
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 510 (40.22%) JavaScript
2 476 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
3 457 (36.04%) Java
4 441 (34.78%) .NET
5 436 (34.38%) CSS
6 431 (33.99%) C#
6 431 (33.99%) HTML
7 369 (29.10%) SQL Server
8 342 (26.97%) SQL
9 307 (24.21%) MVC
10 299 (23.58%) XML
11 279 (22.00%) ASP.NET
12 278 (21.92%) Web Services
13 226 (17.82%) Spring
14 222 (17.51%) Oracle
15 210 (16.56%) TDD
16 206 (16.25%) jQuery
17 205 (16.17%) OO
18 199 (15.69%) PHP
19 179 (14.12%) J2EE
20 170 (13.41%) Linux
21 165 (13.01%) Microsoft
22 163 (12.85%) MySQL
23 159 (12.54%) Scrum
24 156 (12.30%) Hibernate
25 149 (11.75%) HTML5
26 146 (11.51%) ASP.NET MVC
27 144 (11.36%) JUnit
28 138 (10.88%) Degree
29 135 (10.65%) Eclipse

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 83 (6.55%) Node.js
2 75 (5.91%) WebLogic
3 70 (5.52%) SharePoint
4 67 (5.28%) CMS
5 64 (5.05%) Umbraco
6 62 (4.89%) JBoss
7 43 (3.39%) Drupal
8 42 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 42 (3.31%) Oracle Service Bus
9 34 (2.68%) WordPress
10 29 (2.29%) Tomcat
11 22 (1.74%) Apache
11 22 (1.74%) WebSphere
11 22 (1.74%) Joomla!
11 22 (1.74%) Alfresco
12 19 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (1.10%) ExpressionEngine
13 14 (1.10%) nginx
14 12 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
15 10 (0.79%) Kentico
Applications
1 49 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.52%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.87%) MS Office
4 4 (0.32%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.32%) Revit
5 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.079%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.079%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 41 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.63%) Magento
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Shopify
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.079%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.079%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.079%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.50%) SaaS
3 14 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.71%) PaaS
6 3 (0.24%) GitHub
7 2 (0.16%) Heroku
8 1 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.079%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.47%) Internet
2 29 (2.29%) HTTP
3 14 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.10%) NFC
4 8 (0.63%) Asterisk PBX
4 8 (0.63%) DLNA
4 8 (0.63%) VoIP
5 5 (0.39%) VPN
5 5 (0.39%) DNS
6 4 (0.32%) Extranet
7 3 (0.24%) Intranet
8 2 (0.16%) SSL
9 1 (0.079%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (29.10%) SQL Server
2 163 (12.85%) MySQL
3 83 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 54 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 52 (4.10%) Big Data
5 52 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (4.02%) MongoDB
6 51 (4.02%) Oracle Database
7 45 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (3.31%) Relational Database
9 38 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 35 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 33 (2.60%) Hadoop
12 27 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
14 21 (1.66%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 17 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 144 (11.36%) JUnit
2 135 (10.65%) Eclipse
3 115 (9.07%) Git (software)
4 98 (7.73%) Subversion
5 57 (4.50%) Visual Studio
6 54 (4.26%) Maven
7 53 (4.18%) JDeveloper
8 43 (3.39%) Ant
9 34 (2.68%) NUnit
10 33 (2.60%) Cucumber
11 31 (2.44%) Moq
12 29 (2.29%) Jenkins
13 27 (2.13%) JIRA
14 26 (2.05%) Rhino Mocks
15 24 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
16 22 (1.74%) Hudson
17 17 (1.34%) Apache Ivy
18 16 (1.26%) TeamCity
18 16 (1.26%) CruiseControl
General
1 112 (8.83%) Finance
2 80 (6.31%) Advertising
3 66 (5.21%) Marketing
4 40 (3.15%) Retail
5 37 (2.92%) Banking
6 31 (2.44%) Games
7 24 (1.89%) Legal
8 21 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.10%) Aerospace
10 10 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.24%) Publishing
11 3 (0.24%) Automotive
11 3 (0.24%) Electronics
11 3 (0.24%) Local Government
12 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.079%) Billing
13 1 (0.079%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (34.78%) .NET
2 436 (34.38%) CSS
3 431 (33.99%) HTML
4 299 (23.58%) XML
5 279 (22.00%) ASP.NET
6 278 (21.92%) Web Services
7 226 (17.82%) Spring
8 206 (16.25%) jQuery
9 179 (14.12%) J2EE
10 156 (12.30%) Hibernate
11 149 (11.75%) HTML5
12 146 (11.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 113 (8.91%) Ajax
14 111 (8.75%) WCF
15 104 (8.20%) SOAP
16 101 (7.97%) .NET Framework
17 100 (7.89%) RESTful
18 99 (7.81%) JSON
19 85 (6.70%) CSS3
20 80 (6.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 90 (7.10%) Mobile App
2 71 (5.60%) Open Source
3 67 (5.28%) Computer Science
4 60 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (3.47%) User Experience
5 44 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
6 42 (3.31%) iPhone
7 38 (3.00%) N-Tier
8 34 (2.68%) iPad
9 30 (2.37%) RIA
10 26 (2.05%) Social Media
11 24 (1.89%) Blackberry
11 24 (1.89%) BBC
12 19 (1.50%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.42%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
15 14 (1.10%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
17 10 (0.79%) Mathematics
18 8 (0.63%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 170 (13.41%) Linux
2 107 (8.44%) Android
3 104 (8.20%) Windows
4 101 (7.97%) Apple iOS
5 32 (2.52%) Mac OS X
6 30 (2.37%) Windows Phone
7 24 (1.89%) UNIX
8 11 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
9 9 (0.71%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.47%) Solaris
11 6 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.079%) Fedora
14 1 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.079%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (24.21%) MVC
3 210 (16.56%) TDD
4 205 (16.17%) OO
5 159 (12.54%) Scrum
6 117 (9.23%) Software Engineering
7 114 (8.99%) Unit Testing
8 104 (8.20%) OOP
9 90 (7.10%) BDD
10 85 (6.70%) Web Development
11 79 (6.23%) E-Commerce
12 77 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
13 75 (5.91%) Android Development
14 72 (5.68%) ETL
14 72 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
15 71 (5.60%) iOS Development
16 67 (5.28%) SOA
17 65 (5.13%) OOD
18 58 (4.57%) CRM
19 55 (4.34%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 510 (40.22%) JavaScript
2 457 (36.04%) Java
3 431 (33.99%) C#
4 342 (26.97%) SQL
5 199 (15.69%) PHP
6 108 (8.52%) C++
7 94 (7.41%) VB.NET
8 71 (5.60%) Ruby
9 70 (5.52%) PL/SQL
10 68 (5.36%) Objective-C
11 55 (4.34%) T-SQL
12 50 (3.94%) C
13 43 (3.39%) VB
14 33 (2.60%) Python
15 31 (2.44%) PHP5
16 21 (1.66%) VB6
17 18 (1.42%) Perl
18 16 (1.26%) XQuery
19 15 (1.18%) Bash Shell
20 9 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 138 (10.88%) Degree
2 57 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.26%) MCSD
6 12 (0.95%) MCP
7 8 (0.63%) MCAD
7 8 (0.63%) MCTS
8 4 (0.32%) PhD
9 3 (0.24%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.079%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.079%) ISEB
11 1 (0.079%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.10%) QA
2 7 (0.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.079%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.16%) Firmware
3 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (0.63%) Vagrant
1 8 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.39%) Plesk
3 1 (0.079%) Webmin
Vendors
1 222 (17.51%) Oracle
2 165 (13.01%) Microsoft
3 55 (4.34%) Google
4 48 (3.79%) Apple
5 33 (2.60%) Informatica
5 33 (2.60%) Facebook
6 24 (1.89%) Adobe
6 24 (1.89%) Zend
6 24 (1.89%) Sony
6 24 (1.89%) Yahoo!
7 14 (1.10%) Sage
8 12 (0.95%) Sitecore
9 11 (0.87%) Teradata
9 11 (0.87%) IBM
9 11 (0.87%) Sybase
10 9 (0.71%) Hyland
11 8 (0.63%) SAP
12 6 (0.47%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.39%) GoldenSource
14 4 (0.32%) Metastorm
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