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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 75 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 48 91 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.59% 5.76% 4.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 6.13% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 45 86 66
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £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
1775 1484 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 93.86% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1314 1297
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 £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 56 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
1 56 (54.37%) C#
2 47 (45.63%) .NET
3 46 (44.66%) Java
4 38 (36.89%) SQL Server
5 36 (34.95%) SQL
5 36 (34.95%) Degree
6 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET
7 30 (29.13%) JavaScript
8 29 (28.16%) jQuery
9 27 (26.21%) PHP
9 27 (26.21%) Microsoft
10 26 (25.24%) Linux
10 26 (25.24%) Unit Testing
11 24 (23.30%) HTML
11 24 (23.30%) Scrum
12 23 (22.33%) Software Engineering
12 23 (22.33%) Relational Database
13 22 (21.36%) CSS
14 21 (20.39%) MVC
15 20 (19.42%) Web Services
15 20 (19.42%) Zend
15 20 (19.42%) Computer Science
16 19 (18.45%) C++
16 19 (18.45%) RDBMS
17 18 (17.48%) Spring
18 17 (16.50%) .NET Framework
18 17 (16.50%) PHP5
18 17 (16.50%) RESTful
19 16 (15.53%) Magento

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.77%) CMS
3 6 (5.83%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.83%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.83%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.85%) Kentico
5 4 (3.88%) Node.js
6 3 (2.91%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.97%) Revit
Business Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Magento
1 16 (15.53%) Shopify
2 6 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.94%) Visualfiles
4 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.56%) SaaS
2 12 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.97%) Intranet
2 1 (0.97%) Extranet
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.33%) Relational Database
3 19 (18.45%) RDBMS
4 16 (15.53%) MySQL
4 16 (15.53%) Hazelcast
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.91%) Big Data
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.91%) JUnit
2 3 (2.91%) Xcode
2 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.94%) Mocha
3 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.97%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.97%) Subversion
4 1 (0.97%) Ant
4 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (9.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Marketing
3 3 (2.91%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Automotive
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Military
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (45.63%) .NET
2 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET
3 29 (28.16%) jQuery
4 24 (23.30%) HTML
5 22 (21.36%) CSS
6 20 (19.42%) Web Services
7 18 (17.48%) Spring
8 17 (16.50%) .NET Framework
8 17 (16.50%) RESTful
9 16 (15.53%) ActiveMQ
10 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (8.74%) AngularJS
12 7 (6.80%) WPF
12 7 (6.80%) J2EE
13 6 (5.83%) XML
14 5 (4.85%) GWT
15 4 (3.88%) Zend Framework
15 4 (3.88%) WCF
15 4 (3.88%) HTML5
15 4 (3.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.88%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) DTV
5 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.24%) Linux
2 12 (11.65%) Fedora
2 12 (11.65%) Ubuntu
2 12 (11.65%) CentOS
3 7 (6.80%) UNIX
3 7 (6.80%) Windows
4 3 (2.91%) Windows CE
4 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.24%) Unit Testing
3 24 (23.30%) Scrum
4 23 (22.33%) Software Engineering
5 21 (20.39%) MVC
6 15 (14.56%) TDD
7 13 (12.62%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.80%) OOP
8 7 (6.80%) OO
8 7 (6.80%) CRM
9 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (2.91%) System Testing
10 3 (2.91%) Time Management
10 3 (2.91%) Web Application Development
10 3 (2.91%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.91%) DNA
10 3 (2.91%) Data Modelling
11 2 (1.94%) OOD
11 2 (1.94%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.94%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (54.37%) C#
2 46 (44.66%) Java
3 36 (34.95%) SQL
4 30 (29.13%) JavaScript
5 27 (26.21%) PHP
6 19 (18.45%) C++
7 17 (16.50%) PHP5
8 10 (9.71%) VB.NET
9 7 (6.80%) VB
10 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.91%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.91%) VB6
11 3 (2.91%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.94%) Ruby
12 2 (1.94%) Python
12 2 (1.94%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (1.94%) C
13 1 (0.97%) Perl
13 1 (0.97%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (34.95%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) PhD
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (26.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.42%) Zend
3 12 (11.65%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.71%) Oracle
5 6 (5.83%) Sybase
5 6 (5.83%) JBoss
6 5 (4.85%) Google
7 2 (1.94%) Metastorm
7 2 (1.94%) SAP
8 1 (0.97%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.97%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.97%) Sencha
8 1 (0.97%) LexisNexis
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