The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 65 55 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 64 91 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.78% 4.90% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 5.02% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 55 90 34
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £70,000 £47,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1639 1814 1765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.87% 97.58% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1566 1395
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 26 August 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 66 (55.46%) C#
2 60 (50.42%) JavaScript
2 60 (50.42%) .NET
3 56 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (45.38%) SQL
5 52 (43.70%) SQL Server
6 51 (42.86%) HTML
7 45 (37.82%) Java
8 43 (36.13%) ASP.NET
9 36 (30.25%) Oracle
10 30 (25.21%) MVC
10 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
10 30 (25.21%) OO
11 29 (24.37%) CSS
12 27 (22.69%) C++
12 27 (22.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (20.17%) Telecoms
14 23 (19.33%) Finance
15 22 (18.49%) OOD
16 20 (16.81%) Computer Science
16 20 (16.81%) jQuery
16 20 (16.81%) AngularJS
17 19 (15.97%) Windows
17 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
17 19 (15.97%) MySQL
17 19 (15.97%) Scrum
18 18 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (14.29%) SAP
19 17 (14.29%) Electronics
19 17 (14.29%) Programme Management

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.92%) WebLogic
2 12 (10.08%) JBoss
3 10 (8.40%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.88%) GlassFish
5 5 (4.20%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.36%) CMS
6 4 (3.36%) Jetty
7 3 (2.52%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.84%) Apache
9 1 (0.84%) IIS
9 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.20%) TestFlight
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) IaaS
3 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) HTTP
1 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (43.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.97%) MySQL
3 16 (13.45%) NoSQL
4 13 (10.92%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (7.56%) Oracle Database
7 7 (5.88%) Big Data
7 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 6 (5.04%) SQLite
9 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (2.52%) Neo4j
10 3 (2.52%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (1.68%) Redis
11 2 (1.68%) Riak
12 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.84%) HBase
12 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.40%) JUnit
3 9 (7.56%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.88%) NetBeans
5 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.20%) Android Studio
6 5 (4.20%) CocoaPods
6 5 (4.20%) Maven
6 5 (4.20%) Xcode
7 3 (2.52%) Ant
8 2 (1.68%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (1.68%) Subversion
9 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.84%) JBehave
9 1 (0.84%) JIRA
9 1 (0.84%) Selenium
9 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (20.17%) Telecoms
2 23 (19.33%) Finance
3 17 (14.29%) Electronics
3 17 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 17 (14.29%) Marketing
4 8 (6.72%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) International Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (50.42%) .NET
2 51 (42.86%) HTML
3 43 (36.13%) ASP.NET
4 29 (24.37%) CSS
5 27 (22.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (16.81%) AngularJS
6 20 (16.81%) jQuery
7 15 (12.61%) J2EE
7 15 (12.61%) REST
8 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (11.76%) XML
9 13 (10.92%) JSP
9 13 (10.92%) Spring
10 12 (10.08%) .NET Framework
10 12 (10.08%) JSON
11 11 (9.24%) HTML5
11 11 (9.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (8.40%) SOAP
12 10 (8.40%) WCF
13 9 (7.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.56%) Algorithms
2 9 (7.56%) Data Structures
3 7 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 7 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.84%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.84%) Physics
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Windows
2 16 (13.45%) Linux
3 12 (10.08%) Android
3 12 (10.08%) Apple iOS
4 11 (9.24%) Unix
5 5 (4.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.21%) MVC
2 30 (25.21%) OO
3 22 (18.49%) OOD
4 19 (15.97%) Scrum
5 18 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 15 (12.61%) SDLC
8 14 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.92%) TDD
10 11 (9.24%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.24%) Web Development
11 9 (7.56%) Data Modelling
11 9 (7.56%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (7.56%) Prototyping
11 9 (7.56%) Structured Programming
12 8 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.04%) Android Development
13 6 (5.04%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (55.46%) C#
2 60 (50.42%) JavaScript
3 54 (45.38%) SQL
4 45 (37.82%) Java
5 27 (22.69%) C++
6 11 (9.24%) C
7 10 (8.40%) Python
7 10 (8.40%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.72%) Perl
9 7 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.04%) XAML
11 5 (4.20%) Apple Swift
11 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.20%) Objective-C
12 4 (3.36%) Go
13 2 (1.68%) PHP
14 1 (0.84%) Ruby
14 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.52%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.84%) Puppet
1 1 (0.84%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (30.25%) Oracle
2 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.29%) SAP
4 4 (3.36%) Sybase
5 2 (1.68%) PayPal
5 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.84%) Google
6 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.84%) VMware
6 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
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