The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 657 670 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 35.84% 35.96% 33.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.91% 37.20% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 566 622 602
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,900 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1780 1801 1893
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.11% 96.67% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1476 1577 1591
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Bristol

Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Bristol.

Salary trend for Developer in Bristol

Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Bristol over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Bristol

Developer
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth +2 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 761 (59.27%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (51.09%) JavaScript
3 584 (45.48%) HTML
4 549 (42.76%) C#
5 524 (40.81%) Java
6 488 (38.01%) .NET
7 484 (37.69%) CSS
8 350 (27.26%) MVC
9 340 (26.48%) AngularJS
10 324 (25.23%) OO
11 319 (24.84%) SQL
12 317 (24.69%) ASP.NET
13 316 (24.61%) SQL Server
14 282 (21.96%) TDD
15 243 (18.93%) Scrum
16 240 (18.69%) SDLC
17 221 (17.21%) Web Development
18 218 (16.98%) HTML5
19 215 (16.74%) Finance
20 208 (16.20%) Degree
21 191 (14.88%) Computer Science
22 189 (14.72%) jQuery
23 185 (14.41%) Software Engineering
24 180 (14.02%) Git (software)
25 178 (13.86%) React
26 176 (13.71%) XML
27 171 (13.32%) Spring
28 170 (13.24%) MySQL
29 168 (13.08%) REST
30 153 (11.92%) Microsoft

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 68 (5.30%) Tomcat
2 62 (4.83%) CMS
3 54 (4.21%) Apache Spark
4 46 (3.58%) Jetty
5 44 (3.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 44 (3.43%) Drupal
5 44 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
5 44 (3.43%) WebLogic
5 44 (3.43%) WebSphere
6 43 (3.35%) OpenStack
7 42 (3.27%) Apache
8 41 (3.19%) JBoss
9 31 (2.41%) Apache Solr
10 23 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
11 21 (1.64%) Umbraco
12 18 (1.40%) SharePoint
13 17 (1.32%) WordPress
14 16 (1.25%) Kentico
15 13 (1.01%) IIS
16 11 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 71 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.62%) MS Office
4 6 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.39%) 3ds Max
5 5 (0.39%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.39%) Maya
6 2 (0.16%) Autodesk Inventor
6 2 (0.16%) GIMP
6 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Revit
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.23%) Magento
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 135 (10.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.70%) SaaS
4 7 (0.55%) Slack
5 6 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.31%) Heroku
7 3 (0.23%) Dropbox
7 3 (0.23%) GitHub
7 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.078%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.078%) Force.com
9 1 (0.078%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.88%) HTTP
2 15 (1.17%) Internet
3 12 (0.93%) SSL
4 9 (0.70%) Intranet
5 8 (0.62%) Skype
6 7 (0.55%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.39%) DNS
8 4 (0.31%) Broadband
9 3 (0.23%) NFC
10 2 (0.16%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.16%) Extranet
11 1 (0.078%) FTP
11 1 (0.078%) MQTT
11 1 (0.078%) SSH
11 1 (0.078%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.078%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (24.61%) SQL Server
2 170 (13.24%) MySQL
3 137 (10.67%) NoSQL
4 104 (8.10%) MongoDB
5 100 (7.79%) Big Data
6 59 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
7 55 (4.28%) Hadoop
7 55 (4.28%) Relational Database
8 50 (3.89%) Redis
9 40 (3.12%) Couchbase
10 36 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
11 35 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (2.41%) Riak
13 29 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (1.87%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 180 (14.02%) Git (software)
2 72 (5.61%) Maven
3 70 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 49 (3.82%) Visual Studio
5 34 (2.65%) Mockito
5 34 (2.65%) Subversion
5 34 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (2.49%) SonarQube
7 31 (2.41%) MSTest
8 26 (2.02%) JUnit
8 26 (2.02%) NUnit
9 20 (1.56%) Cucumber
9 20 (1.56%) Grunt
9 20 (1.56%) gulp
10 19 (1.48%) Selenium
11 18 (1.40%) JIRA
12 14 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (1.01%) TeamCity
14 10 (0.78%) Vagrant
15 9 (0.70%) Moq
General
1 215 (16.74%) Finance
2 90 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 78 (6.07%) Banking
4 70 (5.45%) Retail
5 44 (3.43%) Marketing
6 40 (3.12%) Games
7 36 (2.80%) Advertising
7 36 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 28 (2.18%) Electronics
9 10 (0.78%) Online Betting
10 9 (0.70%) Back Office
10 9 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.62%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.39%) Legal
14 4 (0.31%) Military
15 2 (0.16%) Local Government
16 1 (0.078%) Arabic Language
16 1 (0.078%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 584 (45.48%) HTML
2 488 (38.01%) .NET
3 484 (37.69%) CSS
4 340 (26.48%) AngularJS
5 317 (24.69%) ASP.NET
6 218 (16.98%) HTML5
7 189 (14.72%) jQuery
8 178 (13.86%) React
9 176 (13.71%) XML
10 171 (13.32%) Spring
11 168 (13.08%) REST
12 150 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 133 (10.36%) ASP.NET Web API
14 118 (9.19%) Node.js
15 113 (8.80%) .NET Framework
16 108 (8.41%) Web Services
17 106 (8.26%) RESTful
18 104 (8.10%) WCF
19 74 (5.76%) Entity Framework
20 71 (5.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 191 (14.88%) Computer Science
2 104 (8.10%) Enterprise Software
3 87 (6.78%) User Experience
4 31 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.09%) Animation
7 13 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
8 12 (0.93%) Streaming Video
9 11 (0.86%) iPad
10 10 (0.78%) Online Games
11 9 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (0.70%) HoloLens
11 9 (0.70%) HTC Vive
11 9 (0.70%) Oculus Rift
12 8 (0.62%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.62%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.55%) e-Learning
13 7 (0.55%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.47%) SCORM
14 6 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 69 (5.37%) Linux
2 62 (4.83%) Apple iOS
3 49 (3.82%) Android
4 44 (3.43%) Windows
5 25 (1.95%) Unix
6 4 (0.31%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.078%) Solaris
8 1 (0.078%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 761 (59.27%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (27.26%) MVC
3 324 (25.23%) OO
4 282 (21.96%) TDD
5 243 (18.93%) Scrum
6 240 (18.69%) SDLC
7 221 (17.21%) Web Development
8 185 (14.41%) Software Engineering
9 149 (11.60%) BDD
10 148 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
11 139 (10.83%) Mathematics
12 110 (8.57%) Front End Development
13 99 (7.71%) Open Source
14 84 (6.54%) Mentoring
15 73 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
16 72 (5.61%) OOP
17 69 (5.37%) Unit Testing
18 64 (4.98%) Kanban
19 60 (4.67%) Microservices
20 55 (4.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 656 (51.09%) JavaScript
2 549 (42.76%) C#
3 524 (40.81%) Java
4 319 (24.84%) SQL
5 151 (11.76%) PHP
6 132 (10.28%) C++
7 63 (4.91%) Python
8 53 (4.13%) T-SQL
9 35 (2.73%) Apex Code
10 33 (2.57%) Ruby
11 31 (2.41%) Scala
12 29 (2.26%) VB.NET
13 27 (2.10%) C
13 27 (2.10%) Perl
14 25 (1.95%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.87%) Go
16 18 (1.40%) Objective-C
17 17 (1.32%) Apple Swift
17 17 (1.32%) VB
18 14 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 208 (16.20%) Degree
2 20 (1.56%) PhD
2 20 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.47%) MCP
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.078%) ISEB
6 1 (0.078%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.09%) QA
2 3 (0.23%) WCAG
3 2 (0.16%) SDET
4 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.078%) FATCA
System Software
1 15 (1.17%) Docker
2 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.078%) LXC
3 1 (0.078%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (4.05%) Ansible
2 43 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (3.27%) Puppet
4 31 (2.41%) Kibana
4 31 (2.41%) logstash
4 31 (2.41%) Salt
5 3 (0.23%) cPanel
Vendors
1 153 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 117 (9.11%) Oracle
3 57 (4.44%) Adobe
4 39 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (2.49%) Coverity
6 28 (2.18%) SAP
7 27 (2.10%) Sitecore
8 21 (1.64%) Informatica
9 15 (1.17%) Google
10 10 (0.78%) IBM
11 7 (0.55%) Tableau
12 6 (0.47%) Facebook
12 6 (0.47%) Pega
12 6 (0.47%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.47%) Zend
13 5 (0.39%) Kenexa
13 5 (0.39%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.31%) Nokia
14 4 (0.31%) Serena
14 4 (0.31%) Sybase
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Resource Group
Salary: £30-45K + 20% Pension & 10% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + healthcare, pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Resource Group
Salary: £45-60K + 10% Bonus & 20% Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 55k per month
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits pension, holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
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The Curve Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + great benefits
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