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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 75 59 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 54 69 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.77% 3.92% 7.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 4.11% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 50 49 113
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
1880 1680 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.51% 95.40% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1554 1387 1469
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 64 (60.95%) SQL Server
2 63 (60.00%) C#
3 55 (52.38%) .NET
4 48 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (41.90%) JavaScript
5 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET
6 30 (28.57%) HTML
7 29 (27.62%) CSS
7 29 (27.62%) Degree
8 28 (26.67%) Ajax
9 27 (25.71%) MVC
10 24 (22.86%) TDD
10 24 (22.86%) AngularJS
11 21 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 20 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (19.05%) SQL
13 19 (18.10%) Linux
13 19 (18.10%) OO
14 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
14 18 (17.14%) Java
15 16 (15.24%) .NET Framework
16 15 (14.29%) QA
16 15 (14.29%) PHP
16 15 (14.29%) XML
17 14 (13.33%) Node.js
17 14 (13.33%) HTML5
18 13 (12.38%) KnockoutJS
19 12 (11.43%) Windows
19 12 (11.43%) Software Engineering
20 11 (10.48%) N-Tier

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (13.33%) Node.js
2 10 (9.52%) CMS
3 9 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.57%) JBoss
3 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.76%) Kentico
5 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) AutoCAD
2 4 (3.81%) Revit
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) Intranet
2 1 (0.95%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (60.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.86%) Big Data
3 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (3.81%) InstallShield
2 3 (2.86%) JUnit
3 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.95%) NUnit
4 1 (0.95%) Subversion
4 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.95%) Ant
General
1 6 (5.71%) Finance
1 6 (5.71%) Marketing
2 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Legal
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Military
5 1 (0.95%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (52.38%) .NET
2 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET
3 30 (28.57%) HTML
4 29 (27.62%) CSS
5 28 (26.67%) Ajax
6 24 (22.86%) AngularJS
7 20 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (15.24%) .NET Framework
9 15 (14.29%) XML
10 14 (13.33%) HTML5
11 13 (12.38%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (10.48%) Backbone.js
12 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (10.48%) jQuery
13 10 (9.52%) RESTful
13 10 (9.52%) CSS3
13 10 (9.52%) J2EE
14 9 (8.57%) Web Services
15 8 (7.62%) GWT
16 7 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.95%) Open Source
3 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.95%) User Experience
3 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.10%) Linux
2 12 (11.43%) Windows
3 9 (8.57%) UNIX
4 8 (7.62%) Windows 8
4 8 (7.62%) Windows Phone
5 5 (4.76%) Android
5 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.71%) MVC
3 24 (22.86%) TDD
4 21 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 19 (18.10%) OO
6 12 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.52%) Pair Programming
8 8 (7.62%) System Testing
8 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.62%) MVVM
9 7 (6.67%) OOP
9 7 (6.67%) Email Management
10 3 (2.86%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (2.86%) MapReduce
10 3 (2.86%) Analytics
10 3 (2.86%) Marketing Analytics
10 3 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (2.86%) Web Development
11 2 (1.90%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (1.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 63 (60.00%) C#
2 44 (41.90%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.05%) SQL
4 18 (17.14%) Java
5 15 (14.29%) PHP
6 11 (10.48%) VB
6 11 (10.48%) VB.NET
7 8 (7.62%) XAML
8 6 (5.71%) VB6
9 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.81%) C++
11 3 (2.86%) Ruby
11 3 (2.86%) Python
12 1 (0.95%) VBA
12 1 (0.95%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (27.62%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) MCP
4 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.48%) Oracle
3 9 (8.57%) Sybase
4 8 (7.62%) Google
4 8 (7.62%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.81%) Autodesk
6 2 (1.90%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.95%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.95%) Zend
7 1 (0.95%) LexisNexis
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