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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 711 519 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 37.28% 28.60% 34.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.77% 29.83% 36.87%
Number of salaries quoted 679 436 518
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,788 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
1834 1740 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.17% 95.87% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1387 1307
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 621 (43.46%) JavaScript
2 570 (39.89%) HTML
3 563 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
4 548 (38.35%) CSS
5 527 (36.88%) .NET
6 460 (32.19%) C#
7 448 (31.35%) SQL
8 439 (30.72%) Java
9 390 (27.29%) SQL Server
10 365 (25.54%) MVC
11 340 (23.79%) ASP.NET
12 285 (19.94%) TDD
13 275 (19.24%) jQuery
14 238 (16.66%) Software Engineering
15 232 (16.24%) Finance
16 227 (15.89%) PHP
17 218 (15.26%) Git (software)
18 201 (14.07%) Degree
19 199 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
20 194 (13.58%) HTML5
21 193 (13.51%) Oracle
22 187 (13.09%) XML
23 181 (12.67%) OO
24 180 (12.60%) Web Services
25 164 (11.48%) Scrum
25 164 (11.48%) Node.js
26 156 (10.92%) MySQL
27 150 (10.50%) Spring
28 147 (10.29%) RESTful
29 145 (10.15%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 164 (11.48%) Node.js
2 58 (4.06%) Tomcat
3 51 (3.57%) CMS
4 43 (3.01%) Apache
5 35 (2.45%) Umbraco
6 33 (2.31%) Drupal
6 33 (2.31%) JBoss
7 24 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 20 (1.40%) WebSphere
8 20 (1.40%) WordPress
9 17 (1.19%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.98%) MQSeries
10 14 (0.98%) Mule
10 14 (0.98%) Mule ESB
11 13 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (0.84%) nginx
13 11 (0.77%) ArcGIS
14 10 (0.70%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 87 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.40%) MS Office
3 15 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.56%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.070%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.070%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.26%) SaaS
4 14 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.91%) Google App Engine
5 13 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.28%) GitHub
6 4 (0.28%) IaaS
7 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.23%) Internet
2 59 (4.13%) HTTP
3 5 (0.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.21%) DLNA
5 1 (0.070%) FTP
5 1 (0.070%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (27.29%) SQL Server
2 156 (10.92%) MySQL
3 71 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 47 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 47 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (3.22%) NoSQL
7 40 (2.80%) Relational Database
8 38 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 32 (2.24%) Oracle Database
11 30 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (1.61%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.61%) Big Data
13 15 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (0.84%) SQLite
16 10 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 218 (15.26%) Git (software)
2 96 (6.72%) Subversion
3 94 (6.58%) JUnit
4 59 (4.13%) Eclipse
5 58 (4.06%) Cucumber
6 47 (3.29%) Visual Studio
7 45 (3.15%) Maven
8 40 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (2.66%) Selenium
10 32 (2.24%) Ant
11 30 (2.10%) Jenkins
12 29 (2.03%) Mockito
13 28 (1.96%) Spock
14 26 (1.82%) JIRA
15 22 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
16 21 (1.47%) Xcode
17 20 (1.40%) Artifactory
18 19 (1.33%) JBehave
19 18 (1.26%) EasyMock
20 17 (1.19%) Geb
General
1 232 (16.24%) Finance
2 144 (10.08%) Telecoms
3 71 (4.97%) Advertising
4 63 (4.41%) Banking
5 53 (3.71%) Marketing
6 47 (3.29%) Games
7 35 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 35 (2.45%) Electronics
8 26 (1.82%) Back Office
9 20 (1.40%) Retail
10 16 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.35%) Law
11 5 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.35%) Publishing
12 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.070%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.070%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.070%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.070%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 570 (39.89%) HTML
2 548 (38.35%) CSS
3 527 (36.88%) .NET
4 340 (23.79%) ASP.NET
5 275 (19.24%) jQuery
6 199 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 194 (13.58%) HTML5
8 187 (13.09%) XML
9 180 (12.60%) Web Services
10 150 (10.50%) Spring
11 147 (10.29%) RESTful
12 145 (10.15%) CSS3
13 116 (8.12%) Hibernate
14 109 (7.63%) AngularJS
15 97 (6.79%) .NET Framework
16 96 (6.72%) Ajax
17 94 (6.58%) JSON
18 88 (6.16%) J2EE
19 83 (5.81%) KnockoutJS
20 81 (5.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 90 (6.30%) Digital Media
3 86 (6.02%) User Experience
4 57 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 44 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (3.01%) Xbox
7 40 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (2.80%) Mathematics
8 38 (2.66%) iPhone
8 38 (2.66%) iPad
9 32 (2.24%) Data Structures
10 29 (2.03%) Streaming Music
11 28 (1.96%) Smartphone
12 27 (1.89%) Algorithms
13 23 (1.61%) DTV
14 13 (0.91%) W3C
14 13 (0.91%) Social Media
15 12 (0.84%) GIS
15 12 (0.84%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 140 (9.80%) Linux
2 135 (9.45%) Apple iOS
3 131 (9.17%) Android
4 98 (6.86%) Windows
5 46 (3.22%) Windows Phone
6 33 (2.31%) Windows 8
7 30 (2.10%) UNIX
8 8 (0.56%) Windows Phone 7
9 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.21%) Fedora
10 3 (0.21%) CentOS
11 1 (0.070%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (25.54%) MVC
3 285 (19.94%) TDD
4 238 (16.66%) Software Engineering
5 181 (12.67%) OO
6 164 (11.48%) Scrum
7 123 (8.61%) Unit Testing
8 120 (8.40%) SDLC
9 107 (7.49%) Android Development
10 102 (7.14%) iOS Development
11 93 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
12 89 (6.23%) Web Development
13 88 (6.16%) Web Application Development
13 88 (6.16%) BDD
14 80 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
15 71 (4.97%) OOD
16 66 (4.62%) Open Source
17 65 (4.55%) OOP
18 57 (3.99%) E-Commerce
19 50 (3.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 621 (43.46%) JavaScript
2 460 (32.19%) C#
3 448 (31.35%) SQL
4 439 (30.72%) Java
5 227 (15.89%) PHP
6 94 (6.58%) C++
7 92 (6.44%) T-SQL
8 84 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 73 (5.11%) VB.NET
10 69 (4.83%) Objective-C
11 50 (3.50%) Python
11 50 (3.50%) Clojure
12 47 (3.29%) Scala
13 42 (2.94%) Ruby
13 42 (2.94%) C
14 25 (1.75%) XAML
15 20 (1.40%) COBOL
16 18 (1.26%) VBScript
16 18 (1.26%) VB
16 18 (1.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 201 (14.07%) Degree
2 39 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.14%) MCP
5 2 (0.14%) ISEB
5 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.070%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.070%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.82%) QA
2 5 (0.35%) HL7
2 5 (0.35%) SLA
3 2 (0.14%) WAI
4 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (1.40%) Docker
2 13 (0.91%) LXC
2 13 (0.91%) Xen
3 9 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.070%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (1.54%) Puppet
2 5 (0.35%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 193 (13.51%) Oracle
2 108 (7.56%) Microsoft
3 54 (3.78%) Google
4 44 (3.08%) Xamarin
5 33 (2.31%) SAP
6 24 (1.68%) Zend
7 22 (1.54%) Adobe
8 17 (1.19%) TIBCO
9 15 (1.05%) Sitecore
10 13 (0.91%) Sybase
11 9 (0.63%) Apple
11 9 (0.63%) VMware
12 8 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.56%) ESRI
13 7 (0.49%) Mapinfo
14 6 (0.42%) Volantis
14 6 (0.42%) Sencha
14 6 (0.42%) Appcelerator
14 6 (0.42%) Netbiscuits
14 6 (0.42%) Kony
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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