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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 49 81 44
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 96 42 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.18% 2.31% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 2.41% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 95 37 72
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,900 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
1792 1743 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.76% 96.03% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1384 1367
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 30 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 79 (49.38%) Java
2 73 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (43.13%) C#
4 59 (36.88%) .NET
5 57 (35.63%) SQL
6 56 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 43 (26.88%) JavaScript
8 42 (26.25%) Degree
9 40 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 37 (23.13%) SQL Server
11 35 (21.88%) HTML
11 35 (21.88%) TDD
12 32 (20.00%) Windows
13 31 (19.38%) C++
14 27 (16.88%) SDLC
15 26 (16.25%) OO
16 25 (15.63%) MVC
16 25 (15.63%) CSS
17 24 (15.00%) MVVM
18 23 (14.38%) Apple iOS
18 23 (14.38%) Android
18 23 (14.38%) Android Development
18 23 (14.38%) iOS Development
18 23 (14.38%) ASP.NET
19 22 (13.75%) XAML
19 22 (13.75%) Telecoms
19 22 (13.75%) System Testing
19 22 (13.75%) Xamarin
19 22 (13.75%) Windows Phone
19 22 (13.75%) Windows 8

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (8.75%) Node.js
2 11 (6.88%) JBoss
3 8 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.50%) SaaS
2 4 (2.50%) IaaS
2 4 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) HTTP
2 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.50%) Big Data
4 3 (1.88%) MySQL
4 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (10.00%) Maven
2 14 (8.75%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.13%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.50%) Visual Studio
5 10 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 10 (6.25%) JUnit
5 10 (6.25%) Artifactory
6 9 (5.63%) Gradle
7 7 (4.38%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.75%) Hudson
9 4 (2.50%) Ant
10 3 (1.88%) Subversion
10 3 (1.88%) Spock
10 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.88%) Mockito
10 3 (1.88%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.25%) NUnit
12 1 (0.63%) NetBeans
General
1 22 (13.75%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.63%) Games
3 15 (9.38%) Finance
4 11 (6.88%) Retail
4 11 (6.88%) Electronics
5 6 (3.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (36.88%) .NET
2 35 (21.88%) HTML
3 25 (15.63%) CSS
4 23 (14.38%) ASP.NET
5 16 (10.00%) XML
6 15 (9.38%) Ajax
6 15 (9.38%) jQuery
6 15 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (8.75%) J2EE
7 14 (8.75%) AngularJS
7 14 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (6.25%) RESTful
9 9 (5.63%) Qt
9 9 (5.63%) MFC
9 9 (5.63%) OpenGL
9 9 (5.63%) DirectX
10 8 (5.00%) GWT
11 7 (4.38%) HTML5
11 7 (4.38%) CSS3
11 7 (4.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 16 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (10.00%) Xbox
3 14 (8.75%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.50%) User Experience
5 9 (5.63%) Data Structures
5 9 (5.63%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.88%) Social Network
7 2 (1.25%) MPEG
7 2 (1.25%) DTV
7 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.63%) GIS
8 1 (0.63%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.63%) Economics
8 1 (0.63%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.00%) Windows
2 23 (14.38%) Android
2 23 (14.38%) Apple iOS
3 22 (13.75%) Windows 8
3 22 (13.75%) Windows Phone
4 17 (10.63%) Linux
5 9 (5.63%) UNIX
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 40 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 35 (21.88%) TDD
5 27 (16.88%) SDLC
6 26 (16.25%) OO
7 25 (15.63%) MVC
8 24 (15.00%) MVVM
9 23 (14.38%) Android Development
9 23 (14.38%) iOS Development
10 22 (13.75%) System Testing
11 16 (10.00%) Pair Programming
11 16 (10.00%) Scrum
11 16 (10.00%) OOD
12 15 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
13 14 (8.75%) Test Automation
14 9 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (5.63%) Data Modelling
15 7 (4.38%) OOP
15 7 (4.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (49.38%) Java
2 69 (43.13%) C#
3 57 (35.63%) SQL
4 43 (26.88%) JavaScript
5 31 (19.38%) C++
6 22 (13.75%) XAML
7 19 (11.88%) Scala
8 16 (10.00%) Python
9 14 (8.75%) Clojure
10 8 (5.00%) C
10 8 (5.00%) PHP
10 8 (5.00%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.75%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.13%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.88%) VB
13 3 (1.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 2 (1.25%) Perl
14 2 (1.25%) Ruby
15 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (26.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) PhD
3 1 (0.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.50%) Docker
2 4 (2.50%) LXC
2 4 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (13.75%) Xamarin
2 18 (11.25%) Oracle
3 12 (7.50%) Google
4 8 (5.00%) Sybase
4 8 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.75%) VMware
6 5 (3.13%) Adobe
7 3 (1.88%) Facebook
8 2 (1.25%) SAP
9 1 (0.63%) Mapinfo
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