The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 79 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 57 105 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.85% 5.43% 7.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 5.69% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53 86 107
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1915 1845 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.65% 95.40% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1540 1439
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Bristol

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 59 (57.28%) C#
2 58 (56.31%) SQL Server
3 54 (52.43%) .NET
4 51 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (43.69%) JavaScript
6 40 (38.83%) ASP.NET
7 29 (28.16%) CSS
7 29 (28.16%) HTML
8 27 (26.21%) Degree
9 25 (24.27%) MVC
9 25 (24.27%) Java
10 24 (23.30%) SQL
11 23 (22.33%) AngularJS
12 20 (19.42%) OO
12 20 (19.42%) Ajax
13 19 (18.45%) TDD
13 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
14 18 (17.48%) Linux
14 18 (17.48%) .NET Framework
14 18 (17.48%) Unit Testing
15 17 (16.50%) Software Engineering
16 16 (15.53%) PHP
16 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (14.56%) QA
18 13 (12.62%) jQuery
19 12 (11.65%) Oracle
20 11 (10.68%) Web Services
20 11 (10.68%) VB
20 11 (10.68%) VB.NET
20 11 (10.68%) N-Tier

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.68%) CMS
2 10 (9.71%) Node.js
3 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.77%) WebSphere
4 8 (7.77%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.77%) JBoss
5 6 (5.83%) Kentico
6 5 (4.85%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) AutoCAD
2 4 (3.88%) Revit
3 2 (1.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.97%) Shopify
2 1 (0.97%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) SaaS
2 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) Intranet
1 1 (0.97%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (56.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.94%) Big Data
6 1 (0.97%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.97%) MySQL
6 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) InstallShield
1 4 (3.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.91%) JUnit
2 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.97%) Ant
4 1 (0.97%) Xcode
4 1 (0.97%) NUnit
4 1 (0.97%) Subversion
4 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (5.83%) Finance
1 6 (5.83%) Marketing
2 4 (3.88%) Retail
2 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.91%) Advertising
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Automotive
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (52.43%) .NET
2 40 (38.83%) ASP.NET
3 29 (28.16%) CSS
3 29 (28.16%) HTML
4 23 (22.33%) AngularJS
5 20 (19.42%) Ajax
6 18 (17.48%) .NET Framework
7 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (12.62%) jQuery
9 11 (10.68%) HTML5
9 11 (10.68%) Web Services
10 10 (9.71%) XML
10 10 (9.71%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (8.74%) J2EE
11 9 (8.74%) RESTful
12 8 (7.77%) Backbone.js
13 7 (6.80%) CSS3
13 7 (6.80%) GWT
13 7 (6.80%) WCF
14 6 (5.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) N-Tier
2 10 (9.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.97%) Open Source
3 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.97%) User Experience
3 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Linux
2 9 (8.74%) UNIX
2 9 (8.74%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.85%) Windows 8
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Phone
4 5 (4.85%) Android
5 1 (0.97%) CentOS
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.97%) Fedora
5 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.27%) MVC
3 20 (19.42%) OO
4 19 (18.45%) TDD
5 18 (17.48%) Unit Testing
6 17 (16.50%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.80%) Pair Programming
7 7 (6.80%) OOP
7 7 (6.80%) Email Management
8 5 (4.85%) Scrum
8 5 (4.85%) System Testing
8 5 (4.85%) Test Automation
8 5 (4.85%) MVVM
9 3 (2.91%) Analytics
9 3 (2.91%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.91%) Web Development
9 3 (2.91%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (2.91%) Marketing Analytics
10 2 (1.94%) Process Management
10 2 (1.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 59 (57.28%) C#
2 45 (43.69%) JavaScript
3 25 (24.27%) Java
4 24 (23.30%) SQL
5 16 (15.53%) PHP
6 11 (10.68%) VB
6 11 (10.68%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.80%) C++
8 6 (5.83%) VB6
9 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.85%) XAML
10 3 (2.91%) Ruby
10 3 (2.91%) PHP5
10 3 (2.91%) Python
11 1 (0.97%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.97%) VBA
11 1 (0.97%) Erlang
11 1 (0.97%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.97%) Perl
11 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (26.21%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) PhD
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.65%) Oracle
3 8 (7.77%) Sybase
4 7 (6.80%) Google
5 5 (4.85%) Xamarin
6 4 (3.88%) Zend
6 4 (3.88%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.94%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.97%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.97%) LexisNexis
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