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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 68 61 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 54 93 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.35% 4.92% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 5.03% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 46 92 37
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £48,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1572 1848 1777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.46% 97.73% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1608 1400
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 77 (55.40%) C#
2 73 (52.52%) .NET
3 70 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (46.04%) SQL Server
5 63 (45.32%) SQL
6 62 (44.60%) JavaScript
7 61 (43.88%) ASP.NET
8 52 (37.41%) HTML
9 51 (36.69%) Java
10 44 (31.65%) MVC
11 38 (27.34%) OO
12 36 (25.90%) Microsoft
12 36 (25.90%) Oracle
13 33 (23.74%) CSS
13 33 (23.74%) C++
14 32 (23.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (21.58%) Telecoms
16 29 (20.86%) Computer Science
17 28 (20.14%) OOD
18 27 (19.42%) .NET Framework
19 26 (18.71%) Software Engineering
19 26 (18.71%) Windows
19 26 (18.71%) Finance
20 25 (17.99%) Degree
20 25 (17.99%) jQuery
21 22 (15.83%) Scrum
21 22 (15.83%) SDLC
22 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
22 21 (15.11%) MySQL
23 19 (13.67%) WCF

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 19 (13.67%) WebLogic
2 14 (10.07%) JBoss
3 10 (7.19%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.47%) GlassFish
5 6 (4.32%) CMS
6 5 (3.60%) Umbraco
6 5 (3.60%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.88%) Jetty
7 4 (2.88%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.44%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.44%) Kentico
9 2 (1.44%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (10.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.32%) SaaS
2 5 (3.60%) IaaS
3 4 (2.88%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (46.04%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.11%) MySQL
3 11 (7.91%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.19%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (5.04%) Sybase ASE
7 6 (4.32%) Big Data
8 5 (3.60%) SQLite
9 4 (2.88%) MS Access
9 4 (2.88%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.16%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.72%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.47%) NetBeans
3 8 (5.76%) JUnit
4 6 (4.32%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (3.60%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.60%) Moq
5 5 (3.60%) NUnit
6 4 (2.88%) Android Studio
6 4 (2.88%) CocoaPods
6 4 (2.88%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.88%) Maven
6 4 (2.88%) Xcode
7 3 (2.16%) Ant
8 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.72%) JBehave
9 1 (0.72%) JIRA
9 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (21.58%) Telecoms
2 26 (18.71%) Finance
3 16 (11.51%) Manufacturing
4 15 (10.79%) Electronics
4 15 (10.79%) Marketing
5 10 (7.19%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) International Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (52.52%) .NET
2 61 (43.88%) ASP.NET
3 52 (37.41%) HTML
4 33 (23.74%) CSS
5 32 (23.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (19.42%) .NET Framework
7 25 (17.99%) jQuery
8 19 (13.67%) WCF
9 18 (12.95%) J2EE
10 17 (12.23%) AngularJS
10 17 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (12.23%) XML
11 16 (11.51%) Entity Framework
12 15 (10.79%) REST
13 13 (9.35%) JSP
14 12 (8.63%) JSON
14 12 (8.63%) LINQ
15 11 (7.91%) SOAP
15 11 (7.91%) Web Services
16 9 (6.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.07%) Digital Media
3 13 (9.35%) Mathematics
4 9 (6.47%) Algorithms
4 9 (6.47%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.32%) Physics
6 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.72%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.72%) EPoS
9 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.72%) User Experience
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.71%) Windows
2 14 (10.07%) Apple iOS
2 14 (10.07%) Linux
3 13 (9.35%) Android
4 11 (7.91%) Unix
5 4 (2.88%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.16%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (31.65%) MVC
3 38 (27.34%) OO
4 28 (20.14%) OOD
5 26 (18.71%) Software Engineering
6 22 (15.83%) Scrum
6 22 (15.83%) SDLC
7 18 (12.95%) TDD
8 16 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (10.79%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (10.79%) Programme Management
10 14 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.47%) Data Modelling
11 9 (6.47%) iOS Development
11 9 (6.47%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (6.47%) Prototyping
11 9 (6.47%) Structured Programming
11 9 (6.47%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.47%) Web Development
12 8 (5.76%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (55.40%) C#
2 63 (45.32%) SQL
3 62 (44.60%) JavaScript
4 51 (36.69%) Java
5 33 (23.74%) C++
6 15 (10.79%) VB.NET
7 13 (9.35%) T-SQL
8 12 (8.63%) C
9 10 (7.19%) XAML
10 6 (4.32%) Perl
10 6 (4.32%) Python
11 5 (3.60%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.88%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.88%) Go
13 3 (2.16%) PHP
13 3 (2.16%) VBA
14 1 (0.72%) Ruby
14 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (17.99%) Degree
2 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) PhD
Vendors
1 36 (25.90%) Microsoft
1 36 (25.90%) Oracle
2 15 (10.79%) SAP
3 8 (5.76%) Sybase
4 5 (3.60%) VMware
5 3 (2.16%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.16%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.44%) Telerik
7 1 (0.72%) Google
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