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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 52 32 65
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 76 147 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.82% 8.11% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 8.38% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63 143 50
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £45,000 £47,500
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
1924 1755 1743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.73% 96.85% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1506 1525
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 24 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 78 (53.06%) Degree
2 71 (48.30%) C#
2 71 (48.30%) Java
3 56 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (31.97%) PHP
5 46 (31.29%) JavaScript
6 45 (30.61%) .NET
6 45 (30.61%) Software Engineering
7 44 (29.93%) Linux
8 41 (27.89%) SQL
9 38 (25.85%) MySQL
10 36 (24.49%) HTML
10 36 (24.49%) MVC
10 36 (24.49%) jQuery
11 35 (23.81%) RESTful
11 35 (23.81%) CSS
12 34 (23.13%) Unit Testing
13 33 (22.45%) ASP.NET
14 32 (21.77%) SQL Server
14 32 (21.77%) Computer Science
15 31 (21.09%) Web Services
16 30 (20.41%) Zend
17 29 (19.73%) Spring
18 27 (18.37%) Relational Database
19 26 (17.69%) Scrum
20 25 (17.01%) E-Commerce
21 23 (15.65%) Microsoft
21 23 (15.65%) Telecoms
22 22 (14.97%) RDBMS
22 22 (14.97%) Digital Media

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (11.56%) Apache
2 6 (4.08%) Node.js
2 6 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (4.08%) CMS
2 6 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.40%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.72%) IIS
5 2 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Kentico
6 1 (0.68%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (14.29%) Shopify
1 21 (14.29%) Magento
2 6 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (3.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.24%) SaaS
2 8 (5.44%) GitHub
3 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) HTTP
2 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.85%) MySQL
2 32 (21.77%) SQL Server
3 27 (18.37%) Relational Database
4 22 (14.97%) RDBMS
5 21 (14.29%) Hazelcast
6 11 (7.48%) MongoDB
7 9 (6.12%) NoSQL
8 8 (5.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (5.44%) Redis
8 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.40%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (3.40%) Big Data
12 3 (2.04%) MS Access
13 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Subversion
1 9 (6.12%) PHPUnit
2 4 (2.72%) Maven
2 4 (2.72%) JUnit
3 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.04%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.36%) Mocha
4 2 (1.36%) Xcode
5 1 (0.68%) LLVM
5 1 (0.68%) PEAR
5 1 (0.68%) NuGet
General
1 23 (15.65%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.52%) Marketing
3 7 (4.76%) Finance
4 6 (4.08%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Publishing
5 2 (1.36%) Electronics
5 2 (1.36%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.61%) .NET
2 36 (24.49%) HTML
2 36 (24.49%) jQuery
3 35 (23.81%) RESTful
3 35 (23.81%) CSS
4 33 (22.45%) ASP.NET
5 31 (21.09%) Web Services
6 29 (19.73%) Spring
7 21 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
8 15 (10.20%) .NET Framework
9 13 (8.84%) JSON
9 13 (8.84%) XML
10 12 (8.16%) HTML5
11 10 (6.80%) CSS3
12 9 (6.12%) Zend Framework
13 8 (5.44%) LAMP
13 8 (5.44%) Hibernate
14 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (4.08%) WPF
16 5 (3.40%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.77%) Computer Science
2 22 (14.97%) Digital Media
3 15 (10.20%) Mobile App
4 10 (6.80%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.04%) GIS
6 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) W3C
7 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.68%) Equities
7 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.68%) Open Source
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.93%) Linux
2 18 (12.24%) Windows
3 10 (6.80%) Windows 8
3 10 (6.80%) Windows Phone
4 9 (6.12%) Fedora
4 9 (6.12%) CentOS
4 9 (6.12%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.04%) Windows CE
6 3 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (30.61%) Software Engineering
3 36 (24.49%) MVC
4 34 (23.13%) Unit Testing
5 26 (17.69%) Scrum
6 25 (17.01%) E-Commerce
7 20 (13.61%) TDD
8 16 (10.88%) OOP
9 12 (8.16%) Waterfall
10 11 (7.48%) MVVM
11 10 (6.80%) System Testing
11 10 (6.80%) Test Automation
11 10 (6.80%) Pair Programming
12 8 (5.44%) Load Balancing
13 6 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (4.08%) Data Modelling
13 6 (4.08%) OOD
13 6 (4.08%) OO
13 6 (4.08%) CRM
14 5 (3.40%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 71 (48.30%) C#
1 71 (48.30%) Java
2 47 (31.97%) PHP
3 46 (31.29%) JavaScript
4 41 (27.89%) SQL
5 18 (12.24%) C++
5 18 (12.24%) PHP5
6 12 (8.16%) VB
7 10 (6.80%) XAML
8 9 (6.12%) VB.NET
8 9 (6.12%) C
9 8 (5.44%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.40%) VB6
11 3 (2.04%) Uniface
11 3 (2.04%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.36%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.36%) XPath
13 1 (0.68%) Python
13 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 78 (53.06%) Degree
2 10 (6.80%) PhD
3 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.84%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) Puppet
1 8 (5.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (20.41%) Zend
2 23 (15.65%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.40%) Oracle
5 2 (1.36%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) Sybase
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) VMware
6 1 (0.68%) Sencha
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