The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 32 76 46
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 116 42 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.29% 2.70% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.58% 2.88% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 98 40 62
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior 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
1764 1458 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.71% 93.64% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1288 1298
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Bristol

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 145 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (38.67%) JavaScript
3 86 (38.22%) .NET
4 83 (36.89%) C#
5 79 (35.11%) Java
6 74 (32.89%) SQL Server
7 73 (32.44%) MVC
8 69 (30.67%) ASP.NET
9 66 (29.33%) CSS
9 66 (29.33%) HTML
10 64 (28.44%) Scrum
11 59 (26.22%) TDD
12 58 (25.78%) SQL
13 52 (23.11%) Oracle
14 49 (21.78%) jQuery
15 46 (20.44%) ASP.NET MVC
16 44 (19.56%) Web Services
17 43 (19.11%) Microsoft
18 42 (18.67%) OO
19 40 (17.78%) PHP
20 37 (16.44%) Unit Testing
21 31 (13.78%) OOP
22 30 (13.33%) XML
22 30 (13.33%) Spring
23 27 (12.00%) Android
23 27 (12.00%) Apple iOS
24 26 (11.56%) E-Commerce
25 24 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
26 22 (9.78%) Git (software)
26 22 (9.78%) Maven

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.56%) Apache ServiceMix
2 16 (7.11%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.89%) Umbraco
4 10 (4.44%) Drupal
4 10 (4.44%) WordPress
4 10 (4.44%) CMS
5 8 (3.56%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (3.11%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (3.11%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.22%) Kentico
7 5 (2.22%) Sitefinity
7 5 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.78%) IIS
9 3 (1.33%) Apache
9 3 (1.33%) nginx
10 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (4.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.89%) Magento
2 2 (0.89%) Shopify
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.67%) SIGTRAN
1 6 (2.67%) SS7
1 6 (2.67%) TCAP
1 6 (2.67%) INAP
1 6 (2.67%) 4G
2 5 (2.22%) Intranet
2 5 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.78%) MySQL
3 16 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.11%) Big Data
4 12 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (3.56%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.11%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.11%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.11%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.67%) DB2
8 6 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (2.22%) Informix
9 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (9.78%) Git (software)
1 22 (9.78%) Maven
2 20 (8.89%) JUnit
3 19 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.44%) Selenium
4 10 (4.44%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.56%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.11%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.67%) NUnit
7 6 (2.67%) Ant
8 5 (2.22%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.78%) CruiseControl
9 4 (1.78%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.78%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (1.78%) Moq
10 3 (1.33%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.33%) Hudson
10 3 (1.33%) Xcode
11 2 (0.89%) JIRA
11 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (9.33%) Finance
2 12 (5.33%) Retail
3 10 (4.44%) Games
4 9 (4.00%) Electronics
5 7 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.11%) Banking
6 2 (0.89%) Advertising
6 2 (0.89%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (38.22%) .NET
2 69 (30.67%) ASP.NET
3 66 (29.33%) CSS
3 66 (29.33%) HTML
4 49 (21.78%) jQuery
5 46 (20.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (19.56%) Web Services
7 30 (13.33%) XML
7 30 (13.33%) Spring
8 22 (9.78%) .NET Framework
8 22 (9.78%) J2EE
9 20 (8.89%) WCF
9 20 (8.89%) REST
10 15 (6.67%) Hibernate
10 15 (6.67%) RESTful
10 15 (6.67%) JSON
11 14 (6.22%) Ajax
11 14 (6.22%) XSLT
12 13 (5.78%) HTML5
13 12 (5.33%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.44%) Mobile App
2 18 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.33%) N-Tier
5 10 (4.44%) Open Source
6 8 (3.56%) GIS
7 7 (3.11%) User Experience
8 6 (2.67%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.67%) iPad
9 5 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (2.22%) Replication
9 5 (2.22%) Online Banking
9 5 (2.22%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.22%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.78%) iPhone
11 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.44%) DTV
12 1 (0.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.00%) Android
1 27 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 14 (6.22%) Linux
3 13 (5.78%) Windows
4 9 (4.00%) Windows Phone
5 6 (2.67%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.22%) Windows Phone 7
6 5 (2.22%) AIX
7 4 (1.78%) Solaris
8 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.44%) Fedora
9 1 (0.44%) UNIX
9 1 (0.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (32.44%) MVC
3 64 (28.44%) Scrum
4 59 (26.22%) TDD
5 42 (18.67%) OO
6 37 (16.44%) Unit Testing
7 31 (13.78%) OOP
8 26 (11.56%) E-Commerce
9 24 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (8.44%) iOS Development
10 19 (8.44%) Software Engineering
10 19 (8.44%) OOD
11 18 (8.00%) BDD
12 16 (7.11%) Android Development
12 16 (7.11%) Mobile Application Development
13 14 (6.22%) UML
14 11 (4.89%) CRM
15 10 (4.44%) Web Development
15 10 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (38.67%) JavaScript
2 83 (36.89%) C#
3 79 (35.11%) Java
4 58 (25.78%) SQL
5 40 (17.78%) PHP
6 17 (7.56%) C++
7 12 (5.33%) C
8 11 (4.89%) Ruby
9 10 (4.44%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.56%) Objective-C
11 7 (3.11%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.11%) Python
11 7 (3.11%) Erlang
12 6 (2.67%) PHP5
13 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.89%) XAML
15 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.44%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (7.56%) Degree
2 8 (3.56%) MCSD
2 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.33%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 52 (23.11%) Oracle
2 43 (19.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.89%) JBoss
4 9 (4.00%) Informatica
5 7 (3.11%) Zend
6 6 (2.67%) IBM
7 5 (2.22%) Bloomberg
7 5 (2.22%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.33%) Google
9 2 (0.89%) SAP
10 1 (0.44%) Sencha
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.44%) Sybase
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 41,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £41000 per annum + Befefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Childcare, Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits + training + flexi time
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago