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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 78 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 51 126 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.71% 7.29% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 7.70% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 49 114 71
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
1791 1636 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.27% 94.62% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1435 1309
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 24 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 55 (59.14%) C#
2 48 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (50.54%) .NET
3 47 (50.54%) SQL Server
4 32 (34.41%) Java
4 32 (34.41%) ASP.NET
5 29 (31.18%) JavaScript
6 26 (27.96%) SQL
7 24 (25.81%) jQuery
8 22 (23.66%) Unit Testing
9 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 20 (21.51%) HTML
10 20 (21.51%) CSS
11 19 (20.43%) MVC
11 19 (20.43%) Degree
12 18 (19.35%) PHP
13 17 (18.28%) Linux
13 17 (18.28%) Scrum
13 17 (18.28%) QA
14 16 (17.20%) .NET Framework
15 14 (15.05%) Web Services
15 14 (15.05%) Relational Database
15 14 (15.05%) Zend
15 14 (15.05%) PHP5
15 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (13.98%) Computer Science
16 13 (13.98%) C++
16 13 (13.98%) Software Engineering
17 12 (12.90%) RDBMS
17 12 (12.90%) SaaS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (10.75%) CMS
2 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.53%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.53%) JBoss
3 7 (7.53%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.38%) Umbraco
4 5 (5.38%) Kentico
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.15%) Node.js
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) AutoCAD
2 3 (3.23%) Revit
3 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Magento
1 9 (9.68%) Shopify
2 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.08%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) SaaS
2 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) HTTP
1 1 (1.08%) Intranet
1 1 (1.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (50.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.05%) Relational Database
3 12 (12.90%) RDBMS
4 9 (9.68%) Hazelcast
4 9 (9.68%) MySQL
5 5 (5.38%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.23%) JUnit
2 3 (3.23%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.08%) Ant
4 1 (1.08%) Xcode
4 1 (1.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Marketing
3 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Advertising
5 2 (2.15%) Automotive
5 2 (2.15%) Electronics
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Military
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (50.54%) .NET
2 32 (34.41%) ASP.NET
3 24 (25.81%) jQuery
4 20 (21.51%) CSS
4 20 (21.51%) HTML
5 16 (17.20%) .NET Framework
6 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (15.05%) Web Services
7 12 (12.90%) AngularJS
8 11 (11.83%) Spring
9 10 (10.75%) RESTful
10 9 (9.68%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (8.60%) J2EE
12 6 (6.45%) GWT
13 5 (5.38%) XML
13 5 (5.38%) WPF
14 4 (4.30%) Ajax
14 4 (4.30%) WCF
14 4 (4.30%) HTML5
14 4 (4.30%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.68%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.15%) DTV
3 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 9 (9.68%) Fedora
2 9 (9.68%) Ubuntu
2 9 (9.68%) CentOS
3 8 (8.60%) UNIX
4 5 (5.38%) Windows
5 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.66%) Unit Testing
3 19 (20.43%) MVC
4 17 (18.28%) Scrum
5 13 (13.98%) Software Engineering
6 10 (10.75%) TDD
6 10 (10.75%) OO
7 7 (7.53%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.38%) OOP
8 5 (5.38%) Email Management
9 4 (4.30%) Web Development
9 4 (4.30%) CRM
10 3 (3.23%) OOD
10 3 (3.23%) System Testing
11 2 (2.15%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (2.15%) BDD
11 2 (2.15%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (2.15%) Performance Testing
11 2 (2.15%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.15%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.14%) C#
2 32 (34.41%) Java
3 29 (31.18%) JavaScript
4 26 (27.96%) SQL
5 18 (19.35%) PHP
6 14 (15.05%) PHP5
7 13 (13.98%) C++
8 11 (11.83%) VB.NET
9 10 (10.75%) VB
10 6 (6.45%) VB6
11 5 (5.38%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.15%) Ruby
12 2 (2.15%) Python
12 2 (2.15%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (1.08%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.08%) VBA
13 1 (1.08%) Perl
13 1 (1.08%) Erlang
13 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) PhD
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.05%) Zend
3 11 (11.83%) Oracle
4 9 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.53%) Sybase
6 6 (6.45%) Google
7 3 (3.23%) Autodesk
8 2 (2.15%) Metastorm
8 2 (2.15%) SAP
9 1 (1.08%) Sencha
9 1 (1.08%) LexisNexis
9 1 (1.08%) ION Trading
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