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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 64 53 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 69 90 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.03% 4.75% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 4.92% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 58 90 42
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1652 1828 1776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.55% 96.41% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1589 1478
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 64 (55.65%) C#
2 61 (53.04%) .NET
3 55 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (46.96%) JavaScript
5 48 (41.74%) HTML
5 48 (41.74%) SQL
6 45 (39.13%) Java
7 44 (38.26%) SQL Server
8 39 (33.91%) ASP.NET
9 30 (26.09%) Oracle
10 29 (25.22%) Microsoft
11 26 (22.61%) C++
11 26 (22.61%) CSS
11 26 (22.61%) MVC
12 24 (20.87%) OO
13 23 (20.00%) Finance
13 23 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 22 (19.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (18.26%) Telecoms
15 21 (18.26%) Windows
16 20 (17.39%) jQuery
17 19 (16.52%) Scrum
18 18 (15.65%) XML
18 18 (15.65%) SDLC
19 17 (14.78%) SAP
19 17 (14.78%) MS Excel
19 17 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (14.78%) Programme Management
19 17 (14.78%) Electronics
19 17 (14.78%) Manufacturing

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 9 (7.83%) JBoss
1 9 (7.83%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.35%) CMS
3 5 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.48%) GlassFish
4 4 (3.48%) Jetty
5 3 (2.61%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.74%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.87%) Apache
7 1 (0.87%) Drupal
7 1 (0.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (14.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (14.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.22%) TestFlight
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (38.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.17%) NoSQL
3 13 (11.30%) MySQL
4 11 (9.57%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (6.09%) Big Data
7 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
7 6 (5.22%) SQLite
8 3 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.74%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.74%) Redis
9 2 (1.74%) Riak
9 2 (1.74%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.83%) JUnit
4 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.22%) Android Studio
5 6 (5.22%) CocoaPods
5 6 (5.22%) Maven
5 6 (5.22%) Xcode
6 4 (3.48%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.74%) Ant
7 2 (1.74%) Subversion
8 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.87%) JIRA
8 1 (0.87%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.87%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.87%) Selenium
8 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 21 (18.26%) Telecoms
3 17 (14.78%) Electronics
3 17 (14.78%) Manufacturing
3 17 (14.78%) Marketing
4 6 (5.22%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.35%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.87%) International Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (53.04%) .NET
2 48 (41.74%) HTML
3 39 (33.91%) ASP.NET
4 26 (22.61%) CSS
5 22 (19.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (17.39%) jQuery
7 18 (15.65%) XML
8 17 (14.78%) AngularJS
9 15 (13.04%) Spring
10 14 (12.17%) REST
11 12 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (10.43%) J2EE
12 11 (9.57%) JSON
13 10 (8.70%) .NET Framework
13 10 (8.70%) JSP
13 10 (8.70%) WCF
14 9 (7.83%) GWT
14 9 (7.83%) Hibernate
14 9 (7.83%) Qt
14 9 (7.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.83%) Algorithms
2 9 (7.83%) Data Structures
2 9 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.96%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.48%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.61%) User Experience
7 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.87%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.87%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) Physics
8 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Windows
2 14 (12.17%) Linux
3 13 (11.30%) Android
3 13 (11.30%) Apple iOS
4 10 (8.70%) Unix
5 6 (5.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.61%) MVC
3 24 (20.87%) OO
4 19 (16.52%) Scrum
5 18 (15.65%) SDLC
6 17 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (14.78%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (14.78%) Programme Management
7 16 (13.91%) OOD
8 15 (13.04%) Web Development
9 14 (12.17%) E-Commerce
9 14 (12.17%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.83%) Data Modelling
10 9 (7.83%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (7.83%) Prototyping
10 9 (7.83%) Structured Programming
10 9 (7.83%) TDD
11 7 (6.09%) Android Development
11 7 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.09%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (55.65%) C#
2 54 (46.96%) JavaScript
3 48 (41.74%) SQL
4 45 (39.13%) Java
5 26 (22.61%) C++
6 10 (8.70%) C
6 10 (8.70%) Python
7 7 (6.09%) Apple Swift
7 7 (6.09%) Perl
7 7 (6.09%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.22%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.48%) Go
10 4 (3.48%) XAML
11 3 (2.61%) PHP
11 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.87%) Delphi
13 1 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.87%) Puppet
1 1 (0.87%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (26.09%) Oracle
2 29 (25.22%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.78%) SAP
4 3 (2.61%) Sybase
5 2 (1.74%) PayPal
5 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.87%) Google
6 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.87%) Xamarin
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