The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 82 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 41 77 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.26% 4.80% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 5.07% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 36 72 78
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1731 1520 1493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.58% 94.76% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1345 1300
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
South West

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 1 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 65 (59.63%) Java
2 57 (52.29%) C#
2 57 (52.29%) Degree
3 49 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (35.78%) SQL
5 37 (33.94%) .NET
5 37 (33.94%) PHP
6 35 (32.11%) Linux
6 35 (32.11%) Scrum
6 35 (32.11%) jQuery
7 33 (30.28%) Relational Database
7 33 (30.28%) Software Engineering
8 32 (29.36%) Unit Testing
9 31 (28.44%) Zend
9 31 (28.44%) RESTful
9 31 (28.44%) Web Services
10 28 (25.69%) MySQL
10 28 (25.69%) JavaScript
10 28 (25.69%) RDBMS
10 28 (25.69%) Spring
11 26 (23.85%) ActiveMQ
11 26 (23.85%) E-Commerce
11 26 (23.85%) Magento
11 26 (23.85%) Hazelcast
11 26 (23.85%) Shopify
12 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET
13 23 (21.10%) Computer Science
14 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
15 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
16 19 (17.43%) HTML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.42%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (6.42%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.59%) Node.js
4 3 (2.75%) Kentico
4 3 (2.75%) CMS
5 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.92%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.92%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) Revit
3 1 (0.92%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 26 (23.85%) Magento
1 26 (23.85%) Shopify
2 7 (6.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (4.59%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.92%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.51%) SaaS
2 13 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.28%) Relational Database
2 28 (25.69%) MySQL
2 28 (25.69%) RDBMS
3 26 (23.85%) Hazelcast
4 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
5 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.59%) Big Data
7 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.75%) Xcode
3 2 (1.83%) Mocha
4 1 (0.92%) LLVM
4 1 (0.92%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.92%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
1 8 (7.34%) Marketing
2 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Automotive
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.94%) .NET
2 35 (32.11%) jQuery
3 31 (28.44%) RESTful
3 31 (28.44%) Web Services
4 28 (25.69%) Spring
5 26 (23.85%) ActiveMQ
6 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET
7 19 (17.43%) HTML
7 19 (17.43%) CSS
8 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (10.09%) .NET Framework
10 7 (6.42%) WPF
11 5 (4.59%) Zend Framework
11 5 (4.59%) Silverlight
12 4 (3.67%) J2EE
12 4 (3.67%) Backbone.js
12 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (3.67%) JSON
13 3 (2.75%) HTML5
13 3 (2.75%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.10%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.26%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.75%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.83%) DTV
6 1 (0.92%) Open Source
6 1 (0.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.11%) Linux
2 14 (12.84%) Ubuntu
2 14 (12.84%) Fedora
2 14 (12.84%) CentOS
3 8 (7.34%) Windows
4 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.75%) UNIX
4 3 (2.75%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.11%) Scrum
3 33 (30.28%) Software Engineering
4 32 (29.36%) Unit Testing
5 26 (23.85%) E-Commerce
6 18 (16.51%) MVC
7 16 (14.68%) TDD
8 8 (7.34%) CRM
9 7 (6.42%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (6.42%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.42%) OO
10 6 (5.50%) OOP
11 5 (4.59%) System Testing
11 5 (4.59%) Time Management
11 5 (4.59%) Web Application Development
11 5 (4.59%) DNA
11 5 (4.59%) Data Modelling
12 3 (2.75%) MVVM
12 3 (2.75%) OOD
13 2 (1.83%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (59.63%) Java
2 57 (52.29%) C#
3 39 (35.78%) SQL
4 37 (33.94%) PHP
5 28 (25.69%) JavaScript
6 19 (17.43%) PHP5
7 18 (16.51%) C++
8 6 (5.50%) VB
9 5 (4.59%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.75%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (2.75%) C
10 3 (2.75%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.83%) XAML
11 2 (1.83%) VB6
11 2 (1.83%) Ruby
11 2 (1.83%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (1.83%) Python
11 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.83%) XPath
12 1 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 57 (52.29%) Degree
2 11 (10.09%) PhD
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (28.44%) Zend
2 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.84%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.42%) Oracle
5 2 (1.83%) Google
5 2 (1.83%) JBoss
5 2 (1.83%) SAP
5 2 (1.83%) Sybase
6 1 (0.92%) Sencha
6 1 (0.92%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.92%) Autodesk
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