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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 110 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 5 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.28% 0.19% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.20% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 7
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £37,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1726 1488 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.36% 93.53% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1320 1303
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,403 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 10 (58.82%) PHP
3 9 (52.94%) Zend
4 6 (35.29%) RESTful
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) OOP
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (29.41%) Spring
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
5 5 (29.41%) MS Office
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) MySQL
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Magento
5 5 (29.41%) Shopify
5 5 (29.41%) Hazelcast
5 5 (29.41%) Relational Database

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Magento
1 5 (29.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
2 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) Hazelcast
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) RESTful
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) Zend Framework
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) OOP
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) PHP5
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Erlang
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Zend
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago