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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 126 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 14 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.73% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 4
Average salary £65,000 £46,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.54% +23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
1847 1710 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.50% 95.80% 93.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1360 1307
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 12 (60.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (45.00%) Python
3 9 (45.00%) Digital Media
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) Maven
5 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) Hudson
5 7 (35.00%) Scala
5 7 (35.00%) Clojure
5 7 (35.00%) Gradle
5 7 (35.00%) Artifactory
5 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (30.00%) Xamarin
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Phone
6 6 (30.00%) Android Development
6 6 (30.00%) iOS Development
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (30.00%) MVVM
6 6 (30.00%) SDLC
6 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) XAML

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Maven
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (35.00%) Hudson
1 7 (35.00%) Gradle
1 7 (35.00%) Artifactory
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) Ajax
2 4 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Phone
1 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
1 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Android Development
3 6 (30.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (30.00%) MVVM
3 6 (30.00%) SDLC
3 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (30.00%) System Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) OOD
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) Scala
4 7 (35.00%) Clojure
5 6 (30.00%) XAML
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
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