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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 34 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 148 114 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.88% 6.27% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.15% 6.53% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 136 94 67
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
1817 1746 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.75% 95.99% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1387 1357
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 31 July 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 126 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (49.17%) JavaScript
3 107 (44.58%) CSS
4 104 (43.33%) HTML
5 97 (40.42%) .NET
6 87 (36.25%) MVC
7 84 (35.00%) Java
8 78 (32.50%) C#
9 66 (27.50%) ASP.NET
10 59 (24.58%) SQL Server
11 56 (23.33%) jQuery
12 55 (22.92%) OO
13 54 (22.50%) TDD
14 51 (21.25%) SQL
14 51 (21.25%) PHP
15 49 (20.42%) Finance
16 47 (19.58%) Scrum
17 45 (18.75%) XML
18 43 (17.92%) Software Engineering
19 41 (17.08%) Unit Testing
19 41 (17.08%) HTML5
20 39 (16.25%) Git (software)
20 39 (16.25%) Linux
21 38 (15.83%) SDLC
22 37 (15.42%) REST
23 36 (15.00%) MySQL
24 35 (14.58%) Telecoms
25 33 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
26 31 (12.92%) OOP
27 29 (12.08%) J2EE

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (8.75%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.92%) Apache
3 18 (7.50%) Node.js
4 11 (4.58%) CMS
5 9 (3.75%) MQSeries
5 9 (3.75%) OpenStack
6 8 (3.33%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.50%) nginx
7 6 (2.50%) JBoss
8 4 (1.67%) Drupal
8 4 (1.67%) WordPress
9 3 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.25%) Mule
9 3 (1.25%) Kentico
9 3 (1.25%) Sitefinity
9 3 (1.25%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.25%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.83%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.75%) Google App Engine
2 9 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.67%) SaaS
4 3 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.08%) HTTP
2 6 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (24.58%) SQL Server
2 36 (15.00%) MySQL
3 20 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.83%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.75%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.92%) Big Data
7 6 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.67%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.25%) SQLite
9 3 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.42%) MS Access
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.50%) Subversion
3 16 (6.67%) Ant
3 16 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (6.25%) JUnit
4 15 (6.25%) Artifactory
5 12 (5.00%) Maven
6 10 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.33%) Hudson
8 7 (2.92%) PHPUnit
8 7 (2.92%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.92%) Gradle
9 6 (2.50%) Spock
9 6 (2.50%) Mockito
9 6 (2.50%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.50%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.67%) Selenium
11 3 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.25%) JIRA
11 3 (1.25%) FishEye
General
1 49 (20.42%) Finance
2 35 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.92%) Advertising
4 18 (7.50%) Marketing
5 13 (5.42%) Manufacturing
6 12 (5.00%) Electronics
6 12 (5.00%) Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (44.58%) CSS
2 104 (43.33%) HTML
3 97 (40.42%) .NET
4 66 (27.50%) ASP.NET
5 56 (23.33%) jQuery
6 45 (18.75%) XML
7 41 (17.08%) HTML5
8 37 (15.42%) REST
9 33 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (12.08%) J2EE
11 28 (11.67%) Web Services
12 27 (11.25%) Spring
12 27 (11.25%) CSS3
13 26 (10.83%) SOAP
14 25 (10.42%) Ajax
15 21 (8.75%) LAMP
16 19 (7.92%) .NET Framework
17 18 (7.50%) Backbone.js
17 18 (7.50%) RESTful
17 18 (7.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (5.83%) User Experience
2 12 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 12 (5.00%) DTV
3 11 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.67%) iPhone
7 4 (1.67%) iPad
8 3 (1.25%) AS400
8 3 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.83%) Xbox
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) Tandem
10 1 (0.42%) Derivative
10 1 (0.42%) Informatics
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.25%) Linux
2 21 (8.75%) Windows
3 17 (7.08%) Android
4 13 (5.42%) Apple iOS
4 13 (5.42%) Windows Phone
5 6 (2.50%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.50%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (1.25%) Fedora
6 3 (1.25%) CentOS
7 1 (0.42%) UNIX
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (36.25%) MVC
3 55 (22.92%) OO
4 54 (22.50%) TDD
5 47 (19.58%) Scrum
6 43 (17.92%) Software Engineering
7 41 (17.08%) Unit Testing
8 38 (15.83%) SDLC
9 31 (12.92%) OOP
10 24 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 23 (9.58%) Mentoring
12 21 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (7.92%) Web Development
14 17 (7.08%) BDD
15 16 (6.67%) Android Development
16 15 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (5.42%) SOA
17 13 (5.42%) Integration Testing
18 12 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
18 12 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (49.17%) JavaScript
2 84 (35.00%) Java
3 78 (32.50%) C#
4 51 (21.25%) SQL
4 51 (21.25%) PHP
5 26 (10.83%) C++
6 23 (9.58%) Python
7 19 (7.92%) VB.NET
8 17 (7.08%) Clojure
9 16 (6.67%) Scala
10 14 (5.83%) C
11 9 (3.75%) PHP5
12 8 (3.33%) Ruby
13 6 (2.50%) XAML
13 6 (2.50%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.08%) Groovy
15 4 (1.67%) XQuery
16 3 (1.25%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.83%) VBA
17 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.67%) Degree
2 7 (2.92%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.08%) HL7
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.00%) Docker
2 9 (3.75%) LXC
2 9 (3.75%) Xen
3 8 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) logstash
1 1 (0.42%) Graphite
Vendors
1 27 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.83%) Oracle
3 17 (7.08%) Zend
4 13 (5.42%) Google
4 13 (5.42%) SAP
5 9 (3.75%) TIBCO
6 6 (2.50%) VMware
6 6 (2.50%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.25%) Toshiba
7 3 (1.25%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.25%) Panasonic
7 3 (1.25%) Adobe
7 3 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.83%) Sybase
8 2 (0.83%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.42%) Progress
9 1 (0.42%) Apple
9 1 (0.42%) Terracotta
9 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Noir Consulting
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Eames Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £41000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Pension, Flexi-Time
Posted: 6 days ago