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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 70 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 62 123 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.12% 6.58% 6.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 6.88% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57 110 88
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,385 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +1.10%
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
1897 1789 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.57% 95.77% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1541 1348
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 24 November 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 59 (57.84%) C#
2 57 (55.88%) SQL Server
3 56 (54.90%) .NET
4 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (42.16%) JavaScript
6 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET
7 29 (28.43%) Java
8 28 (27.45%) HTML
8 28 (27.45%) CSS
9 26 (25.49%) SQL
10 25 (24.51%) Degree
11 24 (23.53%) MVC
12 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
13 21 (20.59%) Unit Testing
14 20 (19.61%) jQuery
14 20 (19.61%) AngularJS
15 19 (18.63%) Linux
16 18 (17.65%) OO
16 18 (17.65%) .NET Framework
17 17 (16.67%) QA
17 17 (16.67%) Ajax
18 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
18 16 (15.69%) PHP
19 15 (14.71%) Web Services
19 15 (14.71%) TDD
20 13 (12.75%) Computer Science
20 13 (12.75%) VB
21 12 (11.76%) VB.NET
21 12 (11.76%) Oracle

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 11 (10.78%) CMS
2 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.86%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.86%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.86%) JBoss
4 6 (5.88%) Kentico
5 5 (4.90%) Node.js
5 5 (4.90%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) AutoCAD
2 5 (4.90%) Revit
3 2 (1.96%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Magento
1 6 (5.88%) Shopify
2 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.98%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) SaaS
2 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) HTTP
1 1 (0.98%) Intranet
1 1 (0.98%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.84%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.86%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.88%) MySQL
5 6 (5.88%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (4.90%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.94%) JUnit
4 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.98%) Ant
5 1 (0.98%) Xcode
5 1 (0.98%) NUnit
5 1 (0.98%) Subversion
5 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 9 (8.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Marketing
3 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Advertising
6 2 (1.96%) Automotive
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (54.90%) .NET
2 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET
3 28 (27.45%) CSS
3 28 (27.45%) HTML
4 20 (19.61%) jQuery
4 20 (19.61%) AngularJS
5 18 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 17 (16.67%) Ajax
7 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (14.71%) Web Services
9 11 (10.78%) RESTful
10 10 (9.80%) XML
11 9 (8.82%) Spring
12 8 (7.84%) HTML5
12 8 (7.84%) J2EE
13 7 (6.86%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (5.88%) GWT
14 6 (5.88%) JSON
14 6 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.98%) DTV
3 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.98%) Open Source
3 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.98%) User Experience
3 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Linux
2 8 (7.84%) UNIX
2 8 (7.84%) Windows
3 6 (5.88%) Fedora
3 6 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 6 (5.88%) CentOS
4 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.92%) Android
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.53%) MVC
3 21 (20.59%) Unit Testing
4 18 (17.65%) OO
5 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 15 (14.71%) TDD
7 11 (10.78%) Scrum
8 7 (6.86%) Email Management
9 5 (4.90%) OOP
9 5 (4.90%) System Testing
10 4 (3.92%) Pair Programming
11 3 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (2.94%) CRM
11 3 (2.94%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.94%) Web Development
11 3 (2.94%) Analytics
11 3 (2.94%) Marketing Analytics
12 2 (1.96%) Performance Testing
12 2 (1.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 59 (57.84%) C#
2 43 (42.16%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.43%) Java
4 26 (25.49%) SQL
5 16 (15.69%) PHP
6 13 (12.75%) VB
7 12 (11.76%) VB.NET
8 11 (10.78%) C++
9 8 (7.84%) VB6
9 8 (7.84%) PHP5
10 5 (4.90%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.96%) XAML
12 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.98%) Ruby
12 1 (0.98%) VBA
12 1 (0.98%) Python
12 1 (0.98%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.98%) Perl
12 1 (0.98%) C
12 1 (0.98%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 25 (24.51%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) PhD
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle
3 9 (8.82%) Zend
4 7 (6.86%) Sybase
5 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.88%) Google
6 5 (4.90%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.96%) Metastorm
7 2 (1.96%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.98%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.98%) SAP
8 1 (0.98%) ION Trading
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