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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 63 61 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 65 68 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.24% 3.40% 7.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 3.51% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 65 58 132
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £29,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1939 1935 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.56% 96.80% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1641 1558 1491
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 60 (50.42%) C#
2 53 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (40.34%) .NET
4 43 (36.13%) Java
4 43 (36.13%) Degree
5 42 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 39 (32.77%) SQL
6 39 (32.77%) SQL Server
7 36 (30.25%) Ajax
8 35 (29.41%) TDD
9 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET
10 29 (24.37%) HTML
10 29 (24.37%) Unit Testing
11 28 (23.53%) MVC
12 27 (22.69%) CSS
13 26 (21.85%) OO
14 25 (21.01%) Linux
15 21 (17.65%) Software Engineering
16 20 (16.81%) Node.js
16 20 (16.81%) AngularJS
17 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (15.97%) XML
18 18 (15.13%) PHP
19 17 (14.29%) Windows
19 17 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
19 17 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 16 (13.45%) Backbone.js
20 16 (13.45%) HTML5
21 15 (12.61%) RESTful
21 15 (12.61%) CSS3

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 20 (16.81%) Node.js
2 9 (7.56%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.56%) JBoss
2 9 (7.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.84%) Revit
3 1 (0.84%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) SaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Eclipse
2 7 (5.88%) JUnit
2 7 (5.88%) Maven
2 7 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.52%) NUnit
5 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.84%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Retail
3 6 (5.04%) Electronics
4 5 (4.20%) Marketing
5 3 (2.52%) Games
6 2 (1.68%) Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.84%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (40.34%) .NET
2 36 (30.25%) Ajax
3 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET
4 29 (24.37%) HTML
5 27 (22.69%) CSS
6 20 (16.81%) AngularJS
7 19 (15.97%) XML
7 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 17 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (13.45%) Backbone.js
9 16 (13.45%) HTML5
10 15 (12.61%) RESTful
10 15 (12.61%) CSS3
11 10 (8.40%) WCF
11 10 (8.40%) J2EE
12 9 (7.56%) GWT
13 8 (6.72%) Web Services
14 7 (5.88%) jQuery
15 5 (4.20%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.72%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.04%) User Experience
4 5 (4.20%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.68%) Xbox
5 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.84%) MPEG
6 1 (0.84%) DTV
6 1 (0.84%) Economics
6 1 (0.84%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.84%) Open Source
6 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Linux
2 17 (14.29%) Windows
3 12 (10.08%) Windows 8
3 12 (10.08%) Windows Phone
4 9 (7.56%) UNIX
5 8 (6.72%) Android
5 8 (6.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.41%) TDD
3 29 (24.37%) Unit Testing
4 28 (23.53%) MVC
5 26 (21.85%) OO
6 21 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.92%) Pair Programming
8 12 (10.08%) System Testing
8 12 (10.08%) MVVM
9 11 (9.24%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.72%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.04%) Functional Programming
13 5 (4.20%) iOS Development
13 5 (4.20%) Data Modelling
13 5 (4.20%) OOD
14 4 (3.36%) UML
14 4 (3.36%) OOP
14 4 (3.36%) Scrum
14 4 (3.36%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.42%) C#
2 43 (36.13%) Java
3 42 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 39 (32.77%) SQL
5 18 (15.13%) PHP
6 13 (10.92%) C++
7 12 (10.08%) XAML
8 7 (5.88%) Python
8 7 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.20%) VB
9 5 (4.20%) Ruby
10 3 (2.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.52%) C
11 2 (1.68%) Scala
12 1 (0.84%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (36.13%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) PhD
4 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (10.08%) Xamarin
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle
3 9 (7.56%) Sybase
3 9 (7.56%) Google
4 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.84%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.84%) SAP
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