The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 112 131 99
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 20 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.01% 0.38% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.39% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 10
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,500 £37,825
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Software 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
1892 1786 1477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.65% 95.76% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1537 1277
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Bristol

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) C#
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (44.00%) .NET
5 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (40.00%) HTML
6 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (32.00%) Ajax
7 8 (32.00%) QA
8 7 (28.00%) CSS
9 6 (24.00%) N-Tier
9 6 (24.00%) PHP
9 6 (24.00%) Marketing
9 6 (24.00%) HTML5
9 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (20.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) MVC
11 4 (16.00%) Linux
11 4 (16.00%) Web Services
11 4 (16.00%) RESTful
12 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
12 3 (12.00%) JSON
12 3 (12.00%) Node.js
12 3 (12.00%) CSS3
12 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
12 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) CMS
1 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (12.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
1 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (32.00%) Ajax
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
6 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (24.00%) HTML5
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (16.00%) RESTful
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
9 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.00%) JSON
9 3 (12.00%) CSS3
9 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (8.00%) Zend Framework
10 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) TDD
2 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.00%) Analytics
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing Analytics
3 3 (12.00%) Email Management
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.00%) System Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.00%) MVVM
4 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.00%) OOP
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) XAML
4 2 (8.00%) PHP5
5 1 (4.00%) Erlang
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Zend
1 2 (8.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago