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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 81 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 77 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.34% 4.81% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 5.04% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 37 72 82
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 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,900 £42,500 £42,500
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
1727 1528 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.16% 95.38% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1358 1320
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 22 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 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 71 (57.72%) Java
2 67 (54.47%) Degree
3 65 (52.85%) C#
4 56 (45.53%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (35.77%) SQL
6 41 (33.33%) PHP
7 40 (32.52%) .NET
7 40 (32.52%) jQuery
8 39 (31.71%) Linux
8 39 (31.71%) Scrum
9 38 (30.89%) Software Engineering
10 36 (29.27%) Zend
10 36 (29.27%) Unit Testing
10 36 (29.27%) RESTful
10 36 (29.27%) Relational Database
11 35 (28.46%) Web Services
12 31 (25.20%) MySQL
12 31 (25.20%) RDBMS
12 31 (25.20%) Spring
13 30 (24.39%) JavaScript
14 29 (23.58%) ActiveMQ
14 29 (23.58%) Hazelcast
14 29 (23.58%) Shopify
14 29 (23.58%) Magento
15 28 (22.76%) E-Commerce
16 26 (21.14%) ASP.NET
16 26 (21.14%) Computer Science
17 22 (17.89%) PHP5
17 22 (17.89%) CSS
17 22 (17.89%) SQL Server

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (5.69%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.88%) Node.js
4 3 (2.44%) Apache
5 2 (1.63%) CMS
5 2 (1.63%) Kentico
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.81%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) Revit
3 1 (0.81%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 29 (23.58%) Shopify
1 29 (23.58%) Magento
2 7 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (4.07%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.81%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.26%) SaaS
2 13 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.27%) Relational Database
2 31 (25.20%) MySQL
2 31 (25.20%) RDBMS
3 29 (23.58%) Hazelcast
4 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.07%) Big Data
8 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.44%) PHPUnit
3 2 (1.63%) Xcode
3 2 (1.63%) Mocha
3 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.81%) LLVM
4 1 (0.81%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.50%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Marketing
3 6 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Automotive
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.52%) .NET
1 40 (32.52%) jQuery
2 36 (29.27%) RESTful
3 35 (28.46%) Web Services
4 31 (25.20%) Spring
5 29 (23.58%) ActiveMQ
6 26 (21.14%) ASP.NET
7 22 (17.89%) CSS
8 21 (17.07%) HTML
9 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (8.13%) .NET Framework
11 7 (5.69%) WPF
11 7 (5.69%) Zend Framework
12 6 (4.88%) JSON
13 5 (4.07%) Silverlight
13 5 (4.07%) HTML5
13 5 (4.07%) XML
14 4 (3.25%) CSS3
14 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 4 (3.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.14%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.69%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.63%) DTV
6 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.71%) Linux
2 17 (13.82%) Fedora
2 17 (13.82%) CentOS
2 17 (13.82%) Ubuntu
3 11 (8.94%) Windows
4 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
4 4 (3.25%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.44%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.63%) UNIX
6 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.53%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.71%) Scrum
3 38 (30.89%) Software Engineering
4 36 (29.27%) Unit Testing
5 28 (22.76%) E-Commerce
6 20 (16.26%) MVC
7 17 (13.82%) TDD
8 9 (7.32%) Waterfall
9 8 (6.50%) CRM
9 8 (6.50%) OO
10 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (5.69%) System Testing
11 6 (4.88%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.88%) OOP
12 5 (4.07%) Time Management
12 5 (4.07%) MVVM
12 5 (4.07%) Web Application Development
12 5 (4.07%) DNA
13 4 (3.25%) Pair Programming
13 4 (3.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (57.72%) Java
2 65 (52.85%) C#
3 44 (35.77%) SQL
4 41 (33.33%) PHP
5 30 (24.39%) JavaScript
6 22 (17.89%) PHP5
7 18 (14.63%) C++
8 8 (6.50%) VB
9 7 (5.69%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.25%) XAML
11 3 (2.44%) VB6
11 3 (2.44%) C
11 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (1.63%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.63%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.63%) XPath
13 1 (0.81%) Erlang
13 1 (0.81%) R
13 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (54.47%) Degree
2 13 (10.57%) PhD
3 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (29.27%) Zend
2 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.82%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle
5 2 (1.63%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.81%) Sencha
6 1 (0.81%) Google
6 1 (0.81%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) Sybase
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