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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 82 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 43 106 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.40% 6.57% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 6.97% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 41 97 64
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
1710 1521 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.48% 94.30% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1333 1323
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 1 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 54 (56.25%) C#
2 51 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (48.96%) .NET
4 40 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 36 (37.50%) Java
6 33 (34.38%) SQL
7 32 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
8 29 (30.21%) Degree
9 25 (26.04%) jQuery
10 24 (25.00%) HTML
10 24 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 23 (23.96%) PHP
11 23 (23.96%) Unit Testing
12 22 (22.92%) Linux
12 22 (22.92%) MVC
13 21 (21.88%) CSS
14 19 (19.79%) Scrum
14 19 (19.79%) Software Engineering
15 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
15 17 (17.71%) PHP5
15 17 (17.71%) Relational Database
16 16 (16.67%) Zend
16 16 (16.67%) .NET Framework
16 16 (16.67%) Web Services
16 16 (16.67%) C++
17 15 (15.63%) RDBMS
17 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (15.63%) SaaS
18 14 (14.58%) Spring

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
1 9 (9.38%) CMS
2 6 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.21%) Kentico
4 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.17%) Node.js
4 4 (4.17%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) Revit
3 1 (1.04%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Magento
1 12 (12.50%) Shopify
2 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.04%) Visualfiles
4 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.63%) SaaS
2 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.04%) Intranet
2 1 (1.04%) Extranet
2 1 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.71%) Relational Database
3 15 (15.63%) RDBMS
4 12 (12.50%) Hazelcast
4 12 (12.50%) MySQL
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.04%) Big Data
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.13%) Xcode
2 3 (3.13%) JUnit
3 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.08%) Mocha
4 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.04%) Subversion
4 1 (1.04%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.04%) Ant
4 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Marketing
3 3 (3.13%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Automotive
4 2 (2.08%) Electronics
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (48.96%) .NET
2 32 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 25 (26.04%) jQuery
4 24 (25.00%) HTML
5 21 (21.88%) CSS
6 16 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 16 (16.67%) Web Services
7 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (14.58%) Spring
9 13 (13.54%) RESTful
10 12 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (10.42%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.29%) J2EE
13 6 (6.25%) XML
13 6 (6.25%) WPF
14 5 (5.21%) GWT
15 4 (4.17%) HTML5
15 4 (4.17%) Backbone.js
15 4 (4.17%) Zend Framework
15 4 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.08%) DTV
4 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.04%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) CentOS
2 12 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 12 (12.50%) Fedora
3 8 (8.33%) Windows
4 7 (7.29%) UNIX
5 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.13%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.96%) Unit Testing
3 22 (22.92%) MVC
4 19 (19.79%) Scrum
4 19 (19.79%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.50%) TDD
6 7 (7.29%) OOP
6 7 (7.29%) OO
6 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.21%) CRM
8 3 (3.13%) System Testing
9 2 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.08%) OOD
9 2 (2.08%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.08%) Process Management
9 2 (2.08%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.08%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.08%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.25%) C#
2 36 (37.50%) Java
3 33 (34.38%) SQL
4 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
5 23 (23.96%) PHP
6 17 (17.71%) PHP5
7 16 (16.67%) C++
8 10 (10.42%) VB.NET
9 7 (7.29%) VB
10 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.13%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (3.13%) VB6
11 3 (3.13%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (2.08%) Python
12 2 (2.08%) Ruby
13 1 (1.04%) XPath
13 1 (1.04%) Erlang
13 1 (1.04%) R
13 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (30.21%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) PhD
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.67%) Zend
3 12 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 10 (10.42%) Oracle
5 6 (6.25%) Sybase
5 6 (6.25%) JBoss
6 5 (5.21%) Google
7 2 (2.08%) SAP
7 2 (2.08%) Metastorm
8 1 (1.04%) LexisNexis
8 1 (1.04%) Sencha
8 1 (1.04%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.04%) Autodesk
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