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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 35 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 108 98 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.61% 5.45% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.82% 5.67% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 102 83 99
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
1857 1728 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.42% 96.16% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1418 1482
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 125 (53.65%) JavaScript
2 110 (47.21%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (41.20%) .NET
4 83 (35.62%) C#
4 83 (35.62%) HTML
5 79 (33.91%) CSS
6 76 (32.62%) Java
7 65 (27.90%) ASP.NET
8 64 (27.47%) MVC
9 58 (24.89%) SQL Server
10 53 (22.75%) XML
11 50 (21.46%) Ajax
12 49 (21.03%) SQL
13 43 (18.45%) Spring
13 43 (18.45%) jQuery
14 41 (17.60%) OO
15 40 (17.17%) PHP
16 39 (16.74%) MySQL
17 38 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
18 37 (15.88%) J2EE
19 36 (15.45%) Web Services
20 35 (15.02%) Linux
20 35 (15.02%) HTML5
20 35 (15.02%) JSON
21 33 (14.16%) Subversion
22 31 (13.30%) Unit Testing
22 31 (13.30%) JUnit
22 31 (13.30%) C++
22 31 (13.30%) TDD
23 30 (12.88%) Tomcat

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 30 (12.88%) Tomcat
2 17 (7.30%) Umbraco
3 12 (5.15%) CMS
4 8 (3.43%) Node.js
5 7 (3.00%) JBoss
6 6 (2.58%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.58%) Jetty
7 4 (1.72%) WordPress
7 4 (1.72%) Apache
8 3 (1.29%) Drupal
8 3 (1.29%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.86%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.86%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.86%) Kentico
9 2 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.86%) nginx
9 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.86%) IIS
9 2 (0.86%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.29%) SaaS
3 3 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.29%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.01%) HTTP
2 5 (2.15%) Internet
3 2 (0.86%) SSL
3 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.89%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.74%) MySQL
3 18 (7.73%) Big Data
4 8 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (14.16%) Subversion
2 31 (13.30%) JUnit
3 28 (12.02%) Git (software)
4 17 (7.30%) Eclipse
4 17 (7.30%) Jenkins
5 13 (5.58%) Ant
6 12 (5.15%) Hudson
7 11 (4.72%) JIRA
8 7 (3.00%) Bugzilla
8 7 (3.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.72%) Maven
9 4 (1.72%) NetBeans
9 4 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.29%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.86%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.86%) NCrunch
11 2 (0.86%) Redmine
11 2 (0.86%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (10.73%) Advertising
2 21 (9.01%) Finance
3 14 (6.01%) Marketing
4 6 (2.58%) Banking
5 5 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.72%) Electronics
6 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.72%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (41.20%) .NET
2 83 (35.62%) HTML
3 79 (33.91%) CSS
4 65 (27.90%) ASP.NET
5 53 (22.75%) XML
6 50 (21.46%) Ajax
7 43 (18.45%) jQuery
7 43 (18.45%) Spring
8 38 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (15.88%) J2EE
10 36 (15.45%) Web Services
11 35 (15.02%) JSON
11 35 (15.02%) HTML5
12 27 (11.59%) KnockoutJS
13 26 (11.16%) AngularJS
14 24 (10.30%) Hibernate
14 24 (10.30%) SOAP
15 20 (8.58%) CSS3
16 17 (7.30%) RESTful
17 16 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.01%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.15%) User Experience
3 11 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.43%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.00%) iPhone
5 7 (3.00%) Open Source
5 7 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.15%) iPad
8 4 (1.72%) DTV
8 4 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.86%) Replication
10 2 (0.86%) W3C
10 2 (0.86%) New Media
10 2 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.02%) Linux
2 22 (9.44%) Windows
3 16 (6.87%) Android
4 7 (3.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.00%) UNIX
4 7 (3.00%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.72%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.86%) Fedora
6 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (47.21%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (27.47%) MVC
3 41 (17.60%) OO
4 31 (13.30%) TDD
4 31 (13.30%) Unit Testing
5 28 (12.02%) Software Engineering
6 25 (10.73%) OOP
7 24 (10.30%) Scrum
8 16 (6.87%) E-Commerce
9 15 (6.44%) Integration Testing
10 13 (5.58%) Android Development
11 12 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.29%) Web Development
12 10 (4.29%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (4.29%) SOA
12 10 (4.29%) BDD
13 9 (3.86%) OOD
13 9 (3.86%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (3.43%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 125 (53.65%) JavaScript
2 83 (35.62%) C#
3 76 (32.62%) Java
4 49 (21.03%) SQL
5 40 (17.17%) PHP
6 31 (13.30%) C++
7 8 (3.43%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.43%) Ruby
7 8 (3.43%) PHP5
8 7 (3.00%) Python
8 7 (3.00%) Objective-C
9 6 (2.58%) Clojure
10 5 (2.15%) C
11 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.72%) Scala
11 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.86%) XAML
13 2 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (6.87%) Degree
2 7 (3.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.15%) MCSD
3 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.86%) QA
2 5 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.29%) Xen
1 3 (1.29%) Docker
1 3 (1.29%) LXC
2 2 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.86%) Plesk
1 2 (0.86%) logstash
1 2 (0.86%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (6.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.58%) Oracle
3 6 (2.58%) Toshiba
3 6 (2.58%) Panasonic
4 5 (2.15%) Google
5 4 (1.72%) Zend
5 4 (1.72%) SAP
6 3 (1.29%) Sybase
6 3 (1.29%) Apple
6 3 (1.29%) Hyland
7 2 (0.86%) Terracotta
7 2 (0.86%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.86%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.43%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.43%) Progress
8 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.43%) Green Hills
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