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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 73 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 45 85 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.43% 5.23% 5.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 5.46% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 40 79 84
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £42,500 £44,250
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
1784 1558 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.17% 95.82% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1384 1322
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 11 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 73 (57.48%) Java
2 70 (55.12%) Degree
3 69 (54.33%) C#
4 59 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (34.65%) SQL
6 42 (33.07%) PHP
7 41 (32.28%) .NET
7 41 (32.28%) Linux
7 41 (32.28%) jQuery
8 40 (31.50%) Scrum
9 38 (29.92%) Unit Testing
9 38 (29.92%) RESTful
10 37 (29.13%) Zend
10 37 (29.13%) Relational Database
10 37 (29.13%) Software Engineering
11 36 (28.35%) Web Services
12 32 (25.20%) MySQL
12 32 (25.20%) JavaScript
12 32 (25.20%) RDBMS
12 32 (25.20%) Spring
13 30 (23.62%) ActiveMQ
13 30 (23.62%) Shopify
13 30 (23.62%) Hazelcast
13 30 (23.62%) Magento
14 29 (22.83%) E-Commerce
15 28 (22.05%) ASP.NET
16 27 (21.26%) Computer Science
17 24 (18.90%) SQL Server
18 23 (18.11%) CSS
19 22 (17.32%) HTML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.51%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (4.72%) Node.js
4 4 (3.15%) Apache
5 2 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.57%) CMS
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Kentico
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.79%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (23.62%) Magento
1 30 (23.62%) Shopify
2 7 (5.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (3.94%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.79%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.54%) SaaS
2 13 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.13%) Relational Database
2 32 (25.20%) MySQL
2 32 (25.20%) RDBMS
3 30 (23.62%) Hazelcast
4 24 (18.90%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.94%) Big Data
7 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.36%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.15%) PHPUnit
3 2 (1.57%) Mocha
3 2 (1.57%) Xcode
3 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.79%) LLVM
4 1 (0.79%) NuGet
General
1 12 (9.45%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.30%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Marketing
3 7 (5.51%) Retail
4 2 (1.57%) Electronics
4 2 (1.57%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.28%) .NET
1 41 (32.28%) jQuery
2 38 (29.92%) RESTful
3 36 (28.35%) Web Services
4 32 (25.20%) Spring
5 30 (23.62%) ActiveMQ
6 28 (22.05%) ASP.NET
7 23 (18.11%) CSS
8 22 (17.32%) HTML
9 11 (8.66%) .NET Framework
10 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (5.51%) Zend Framework
11 7 (5.51%) JSON
11 7 (5.51%) WPF
12 6 (4.72%) HTML5
13 5 (3.94%) Silverlight
13 5 (3.94%) XML
13 5 (3.94%) CSS3
14 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 4 (3.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.45%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.09%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.15%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.57%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.57%) DTV
6 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.79%) W3C
6 1 (0.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.28%) Linux
2 18 (14.17%) Fedora
2 18 (14.17%) Ubuntu
2 18 (14.17%) CentOS
3 12 (9.45%) Windows
4 5 (3.94%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.94%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.36%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.57%) UNIX
6 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.50%) Scrum
3 38 (29.92%) Unit Testing
4 37 (29.13%) Software Engineering
5 29 (22.83%) E-Commerce
6 20 (15.75%) MVC
7 18 (14.17%) TDD
8 10 (7.87%) Waterfall
9 8 (6.30%) System Testing
9 8 (6.30%) OO
9 8 (6.30%) CRM
10 7 (5.51%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (4.72%) MVVM
11 6 (4.72%) OOP
11 6 (4.72%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.94%) Pair Programming
12 5 (3.94%) DNA
12 5 (3.94%) Time Management
12 5 (3.94%) Test Automation
12 5 (3.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (57.48%) Java
2 69 (54.33%) C#
3 44 (34.65%) SQL
4 42 (33.07%) PHP
5 32 (25.20%) JavaScript
6 22 (17.32%) PHP5
7 17 (13.39%) C++
8 8 (6.30%) VB
9 7 (5.51%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.94%) XAML
11 3 (2.36%) VB6
11 3 (2.36%) C
11 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (1.57%) XPath
12 2 (1.57%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.57%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.79%) R
13 1 (0.79%) Python
13 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (55.12%) Degree
2 13 (10.24%) PhD
3 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (29.13%) Zend
2 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.17%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.72%) Oracle
5 2 (1.57%) SAP
5 2 (1.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.79%) Sencha
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) Sybase
6 1 (0.79%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.79%) Google
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £33000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
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