Period
to 18 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

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
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 904 1,292 1,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.81% 33.22% 34.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.50% 34.13% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 815 1,138 1,166
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,175 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,750 £61,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,411 3,785 3,741
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.33% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,804 3,153 3,136
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,875 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 18 July 2019.

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 6 months to 18 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth -9 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 485 (53.65%) JavaScript
2 416 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (37.39%) .NET
4 336 (37.17%) C#
5 315 (34.85%) CSS
6 297 (32.85%) HTML
7 233 (25.77%) React
8 220 (24.34%) Java
9 213 (23.56%) SQL
10 200 (22.12%) AngularJS
11 178 (19.69%) Scrum
12 172 (19.03%) MVC
13 170 (18.81%) Git (software)
14 163 (18.03%) ASP.NET
15 161 (17.81%) HTML5
16 159 (17.59%) Finance
17 154 (17.04%) Web Development
18 151 (16.70%) PHP
19 144 (15.93%) SQL Server
20 123 (13.61%) Software Engineering
21 118 (13.05%) Web Services
21 118 (13.05%) jQuery
22 117 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
23 110 (12.17%) TDD
24 107 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
25 106 (11.73%) Business Intelligence
26 100 (11.06%) Front End Development
27 95 (10.51%) Microsoft
27 95 (10.51%) Marketing
28 94 (10.40%) SDLC

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 25 (2.77%) Apache
2 24 (2.65%) CMS
3 18 (1.99%) Drupal
4 17 (1.88%) Apache Solr
5 14 (1.55%) nginx
6 12 (1.33%) WordPress
7 11 (1.22%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.11%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.00%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.44%) JBoss
10 4 (0.44%) Jetty
11 3 (0.33%) Confluence
11 3 (0.33%) IIS
11 3 (0.33%) Moodle
11 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.11%) InDesign
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.11%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 117 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.10%) SaaS
4 24 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (1.55%) Power Platform
6 8 (0.88%) IaaS
6 8 (0.88%) PaaS
7 7 (0.77%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.77%) Loggly
7 7 (0.77%) Serverless
8 6 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.55%) npm
10 4 (0.44%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.44%) Route 53
11 3 (0.33%) GitHub
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.22%) DigitalOcean
12 2 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.77%) Internet
2 17 (1.88%) Extranet
3 10 (1.11%) Wireless
4 8 (0.88%) HTTP
5 2 (0.22%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) Firewall
6 1 (0.11%) Parlay
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
6 1 (0.11%) SSH
6 1 (0.11%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 93 (10.29%) MySQL
3 46 (5.09%) Big Data
4 42 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 41 (4.54%) MongoDB
6 34 (3.76%) NoSQL
7 27 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 17 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.77%) QlikView
11 14 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.55%) Power BI
12 13 (1.44%) GIS
13 12 (1.33%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
15 10 (1.11%) Qlik Sense
15 10 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 170 (18.81%) Git (software)
2 44 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 37 (4.09%) Maven
5 34 (3.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 33 (3.65%) JIRA
7 24 (2.65%) webpack
8 22 (2.43%) Selenium
8 22 (2.43%) Subversion
9 19 (2.10%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.99%) PHPUnit
11 17 (1.88%) gulp
12 16 (1.77%) Grunt
13 15 (1.66%) Babel
14 14 (1.55%) Bitbucket
15 13 (1.44%) JUnit
16 11 (1.22%) SoapUI
17 9 (1.00%) Mercurial
17 9 (1.00%) NUnit
18 8 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 159 (17.59%) Finance
2 95 (10.51%) Marketing
3 78 (8.63%) Electronics
4 76 (8.41%) Telecoms
5 70 (7.74%) Manufacturing
6 50 (5.53%) Law
7 46 (5.09%) Retail
8 43 (4.76%) Banking
9 13 (1.44%) Games
10 9 (1.00%) Back Office
11 5 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.44%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.44%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Military
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (37.39%) .NET
2 315 (34.85%) CSS
3 297 (32.85%) HTML
4 233 (25.77%) React
5 200 (22.12%) AngularJS
6 163 (18.03%) ASP.NET
7 161 (17.81%) HTML5
8 118 (13.05%) jQuery
8 118 (13.05%) Web Services
9 91 (10.07%) CSS3
9 91 (10.07%) Node.js
10 85 (9.40%) .NET Core
11 80 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 79 (8.74%) Redux
13 75 (8.30%) Spring
14 73 (8.08%) .NET Framework
15 71 (7.85%) Laravel
16 70 (7.74%) Sass
17 64 (7.08%) RESTful
18 59 (6.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.85%) User Experience
2 46 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 17 (1.88%) EPoS
6 15 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (1.44%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.33%) RIA
9 10 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.66%) Tandem
12 4 (0.44%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.33%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.33%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.22%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.22%) NHS
14 2 (0.22%) Renewable Energy
14 2 (0.22%) Social Network
15 1 (0.11%) Public Cloud
15 1 (0.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (8.41%) Linux
2 42 (4.65%) Android
3 34 (3.76%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.54%) Unix
5 15 (1.66%) Windows
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (19.69%) Scrum
3 172 (19.03%) MVC
4 154 (17.04%) Web Development
5 123 (13.61%) Software Engineering
6 110 (12.17%) TDD
7 106 (11.73%) Business Intelligence
8 100 (11.06%) Front End Development
9 94 (10.40%) SDLC
10 86 (9.51%) Microservices
11 75 (8.30%) Digital Marketing
12 74 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
13 68 (7.52%) Programme Management
14 64 (7.08%) DevOps
14 64 (7.08%) Mentoring
15 62 (6.86%) OO
16 59 (6.53%) Test Automation
17 49 (5.42%) BDD
17 49 (5.42%) Unit Testing
18 48 (5.31%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 485 (53.65%) JavaScript
2 336 (37.17%) C#
3 220 (24.34%) Java
4 213 (23.56%) SQL
5 151 (16.70%) PHP
6 80 (8.85%) TypeScript
7 63 (6.97%) Python
8 56 (6.19%) C++
9 37 (4.09%) ES6
10 25 (2.77%) T-SQL
11 19 (2.10%) C
11 19 (2.10%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.44%) Java 8
13 12 (1.33%) Kotlin
14 11 (1.22%) Scala
15 10 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.00%) VB
17 7 (0.77%) Apple Swift
18 5 (0.55%) Go
18 5 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 91 (10.07%) Degree
2 79 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 56 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.10%) QA
2 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.11%) EMIR
3 1 (0.11%) MiFID
3 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 74 (8.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.11%) Firmware
2 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (5.09%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.44%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.33%) Ansible
5 1 (0.11%) MIIS
5 1 (0.11%) SCCM
5 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 95 (10.51%) Microsoft
2 76 (8.41%) Oracle
3 68 (7.52%) SAP
4 28 (3.10%) Zend
5 27 (2.99%) Tableau
6 20 (2.21%) Google
7 13 (1.44%) VMware
8 10 (1.11%) IBM
9 6 (0.66%) Apple
9 6 (0.66%) IBM Sterling
10 5 (0.55%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.44%) Adyen
11 4 (0.44%) HP
11 4 (0.44%) Mapbox
11 4 (0.44%) WorldPay
11 4 (0.44%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.33%) Nintex
13 2 (0.22%) DataFlux
13 2 (0.22%) Informatica
13 2 (0.22%) Telerik