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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 53 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 76 58 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.88% 3.01% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.03% 3.13% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35 57 58
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,900 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1511 1854 1959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.05% 96.21% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1620 1617
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 86 (58.90%) Java
2 85 (58.22%) SQL
3 67 (45.89%) OO
4 65 (44.52%) C#
5 60 (41.10%) C++
6 58 (39.73%) .NET
6 58 (39.73%) Computer Science
7 56 (38.36%) XML
8 54 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (35.62%) JavaScript
10 51 (34.93%) SDLC
11 48 (32.88%) HTML
12 47 (32.19%) Mathematics
13 43 (29.45%) SQL Server
14 34 (23.29%) ASP.NET
15 29 (19.86%) Oracle
16 28 (19.18%) CSS
17 26 (17.81%) MVC
18 25 (17.12%) Scrum
19 24 (16.44%) AngularJS
20 23 (15.75%) jQuery
21 22 (15.07%) NoSQL
22 21 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
22 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
23 20 (13.70%) Finance
23 20 (13.70%) Android
23 20 (13.70%) Apple iOS
24 19 (13.01%) Degree
25 18 (12.33%) Web Development
25 18 (12.33%) TDD

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 11 (7.53%) Tomcat
2 10 (6.85%) JBoss
2 10 (6.85%) Jetty
2 10 (6.85%) WebLogic
2 10 (6.85%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.48%) OpenStack
4 7 (4.79%) Apache Spark
5 6 (4.11%) Apache Solr
5 6 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.42%) CMS
7 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.37%) Drupal
8 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.68%) Apache
9 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (9.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (10.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.11%) TestFlight
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.07%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.27%) MySQL
4 14 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (7.53%) Big Data
5 11 (7.53%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.85%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.48%) Redis
7 8 (5.48%) Riak
8 6 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (4.11%) Couchbase
8 6 (4.11%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.11%) SQLite
9 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.37%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.85%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.16%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.48%) JUnit
5 6 (4.11%) Android Studio
5 6 (4.11%) CocoaPods
5 6 (4.11%) Maven
5 6 (4.11%) Xcode
6 2 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.37%) PhpStorm
6 2 (1.37%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.68%) JIRA
7 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.68%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 20 (13.70%) Finance
2 17 (11.64%) Telecoms
3 15 (10.27%) Electronics
3 15 (10.27%) Manufacturing
3 15 (10.27%) Marketing
4 11 (7.53%) Retail
5 6 (4.11%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (39.73%) .NET
2 56 (38.36%) XML
3 48 (32.88%) HTML
4 34 (23.29%) ASP.NET
5 28 (19.18%) CSS
6 24 (16.44%) AngularJS
7 23 (15.75%) jQuery
8 21 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (12.33%) Spring
10 16 (10.96%) REST
11 11 (7.53%) HTML5
11 11 (7.53%) JSON
11 11 (7.53%) React
12 10 (6.85%) J2EE
12 10 (6.85%) SOAP
12 10 (6.85%) WCF
13 9 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (6.16%) Hibernate
13 9 (6.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (4.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (39.73%) Computer Science
2 47 (32.19%) Mathematics
3 9 (6.16%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.42%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.42%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.05%) User Experience
8 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.68%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.70%) Android
1 20 (13.70%) Apple iOS
2 17 (11.64%) Windows
3 9 (6.16%) Linux
3 9 (6.16%) Unix
4 6 (4.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (45.89%) OO
2 54 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (34.93%) SDLC
4 26 (17.81%) MVC
5 25 (17.12%) Scrum
6 18 (12.33%) TDD
6 18 (12.33%) Web Development
7 16 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (10.96%) Software Engineering
8 15 (10.27%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (10.27%) Programme Management
9 14 (9.59%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.22%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.53%) Mobile Development
11 11 (7.53%) OOD
12 8 (5.48%) Android Development
12 8 (5.48%) iOS Development
13 7 (4.79%) Kanban
13 7 (4.79%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 86 (58.90%) Java
2 85 (58.22%) SQL
3 65 (44.52%) C#
4 60 (41.10%) C++
5 52 (35.62%) JavaScript
6 17 (11.64%) Python
7 13 (8.90%) Perl
8 11 (7.53%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.85%) Go
10 7 (4.79%) Apple Swift
11 6 (4.11%) Objective-C
12 5 (3.42%) C
13 4 (2.74%) PHP
14 3 (2.05%) Scala
14 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.68%) Delphi
16 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (13.01%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.79%) Puppet
1 7 (4.79%) Salt
2 6 (4.11%) Ansible
2 6 (4.11%) Kibana
2 6 (4.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 29 (19.86%) Oracle
2 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.27%) SAP
4 2 (1.37%) PayPal
4 2 (1.37%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.37%) Sybase
5 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
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