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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 63 67 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 67 61 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.44% 3.05% 6.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 3.16% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 67 56 109
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,750 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £46,500 £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
1878 1933 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.41% 96.75% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1624 1563 1480
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 £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 22 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 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 59 (50.43%) C#
2 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (37.61%) .NET
4 43 (36.75%) Java
4 43 (36.75%) Degree
5 40 (34.19%) SQL
6 37 (31.62%) TDD
7 34 (29.06%) Unit Testing
8 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
9 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
10 27 (23.08%) Ajax
11 25 (21.37%) HTML
12 23 (19.66%) MVC
13 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET
13 22 (18.80%) Windows
13 22 (18.80%) Linux
14 21 (17.95%) CSS
14 21 (17.95%) OO
14 21 (17.95%) Software Engineering
15 18 (15.38%) Node.js
16 16 (13.68%) Windows 8
16 16 (13.68%) Xamarin
16 16 (13.68%) Windows Phone
16 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 16 (13.68%) System Testing
16 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (13.68%) MVVM
16 16 (13.68%) XAML
16 16 (13.68%) XML
16 16 (13.68%) C++

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 18 (15.38%) Node.js
2 9 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.69%) JBoss
2 9 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
1 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) Big Data
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Eclipse
2 7 (5.98%) JUnit
2 7 (5.98%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.98%) Maven
2 7 (5.98%) TeamCity
2 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.71%) NUnit
3 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Electronics
2 8 (6.84%) Retail
3 7 (5.98%) Games
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (37.61%) .NET
2 27 (23.08%) Ajax
3 25 (21.37%) HTML
4 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET
5 21 (17.95%) CSS
6 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (13.68%) XML
7 15 (12.82%) AngularJS
8 14 (11.97%) Backbone.js
9 13 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (11.11%) CSS3
9 13 (11.11%) HTML5
9 13 (11.11%) RESTful
10 10 (8.55%) J2EE
11 9 (7.69%) GWT
12 7 (5.98%) MFC
12 7 (5.98%) OpenGL
12 7 (5.98%) DirectX
12 7 (5.98%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Mathematics
1 10 (8.55%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.98%) User Experience
2 7 (5.98%) Data Structures
2 7 (5.98%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.13%) Xbox
4 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.85%) MPEG
4 1 (0.85%) DTV
4 1 (0.85%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.80%) Windows
1 22 (18.80%) Linux
2 16 (13.68%) Windows 8
2 16 (13.68%) Windows Phone
3 12 (10.26%) Android
3 12 (10.26%) Apple iOS
4 9 (7.69%) UNIX
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.62%) TDD
3 34 (29.06%) Unit Testing
4 23 (19.66%) MVC
5 21 (17.95%) OO
5 21 (17.95%) Software Engineering
6 16 (13.68%) System Testing
6 16 (13.68%) MVVM
7 15 (12.82%) Pair Programming
8 13 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.40%) iOS Development
10 10 (8.55%) Android Development
11 8 (6.84%) OOD
12 7 (5.98%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (5.98%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.98%) Functional Programming
13 6 (5.13%) Scrum
14 4 (3.42%) OOP
15 3 (2.56%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.43%) C#
2 43 (36.75%) Java
3 40 (34.19%) SQL
4 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
5 16 (13.68%) XAML
5 16 (13.68%) C++
5 16 (13.68%) PHP
6 8 (6.84%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.98%) Python
8 5 (4.27%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.27%) Ruby
9 4 (3.42%) C
10 3 (2.56%) VB
10 3 (2.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (1.71%) Scala
12 1 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (36.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) PhD
2 1 (0.85%) ISEB
2 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Xamarin
2 10 (8.55%) Oracle
3 9 (7.69%) Sybase
3 9 (7.69%) Google
4 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.85%) SAP
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