Period
to 24 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 March 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 936 1,258 1,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.96% 34.38% 37.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.01% 35.41% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1,128 1,080
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +6.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

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 3,466 3,553 3,316
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 97.10% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,788 3,017 2,725
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -5 2 £42,500 +21.43%
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 466 (49.79%) JavaScript
2 389 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (34.94%) HTML
4 314 (33.55%) .NET
5 299 (31.94%) C#
6 280 (29.91%) CSS
7 244 (26.07%) Java
8 229 (24.47%) SQL
9 207 (22.12%) MVC
10 182 (19.44%) TDD
11 174 (18.59%) SQL Server
12 171 (18.27%) Finance
13 170 (18.16%) ASP.NET
14 164 (17.52%) Git (software)
15 156 (16.67%) PHP
16 153 (16.35%) Software Engineering
17 148 (15.81%) Scrum
18 138 (14.74%) jQuery
19 137 (14.64%) HTML5
20 134 (14.32%) React
21 133 (14.21%) AngularJS
22 126 (13.46%) Web Development
23 125 (13.35%) Business Intelligence
24 124 (13.25%) Node.js
25 118 (12.61%) Web Services
26 114 (12.18%) SDLC
27 109 (11.65%) Marketing
28 108 (11.54%) Microsoft
29 107 (11.43%) REST
30 106 (11.32%) MySQL

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 47 (5.02%) CMS
2 42 (4.49%) Apache
3 24 (2.56%) WordPress
4 22 (2.35%) nginx
4 22 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 20 (2.14%) Umbraco
6 18 (1.92%) eZ Publish
7 16 (1.71%) Drupal
7 16 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.18%) JBoss
9 10 (1.07%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.07%) Jetty
10 8 (0.85%) IIS
11 7 (0.75%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.64%) ColdFusion
12 6 (0.64%) Kentico
12 6 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.53%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (0.32%) InDesign
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.53%) Magento
5 4 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 103 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.10%) Serverless
4 27 (2.88%) SaaS
5 18 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (1.60%) Loggly
7 8 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.85%) PaaS
8 7 (0.75%) IaaS
9 5 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (0.53%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.53%) Google Play
9 5 (0.53%) npm
9 5 (0.53%) Route 53
9 5 (0.53%) Slack
10 2 (0.21%) GitHub
10 2 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.31%) Internet
2 19 (2.03%) Wireless
3 10 (1.07%) Extranet
4 7 (0.75%) HTTP
5 6 (0.64%) SSL
6 5 (0.53%) Firewall
7 4 (0.43%) VoIP
8 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) Intranet
9 1 (0.11%) Parlay
9 1 (0.11%) SSH
9 1 (0.11%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 106 (11.32%) MySQL
3 53 (5.66%) Big Data
4 46 (4.91%) MongoDB
5 45 (4.81%) NoSQL
6 41 (4.38%) Oracle Database
7 38 (4.06%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.78%) RDBMS
10 23 (2.46%) Oracle Database 12c
11 22 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (1.60%) QlikView
14 14 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (1.50%) Redis
14 14 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.28%) Power BI
16 11 (1.18%) Hadoop
17 10 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 164 (17.52%) Git (software)
2 46 (4.91%) Maven
3 45 (4.81%) Jenkins
4 38 (4.06%) JIRA
5 37 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (3.85%) Subversion
7 28 (2.99%) Visual Studio
8 23 (2.46%) Bitbucket
9 20 (2.14%) webpack
10 19 (2.03%) PHPUnit
10 19 (2.03%) Selenium
11 17 (1.82%) JUnit
12 15 (1.60%) Codeship
12 15 (1.60%) gulp
13 14 (1.50%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.50%) Grunt
13 14 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
14 12 (1.28%) Cucumber
15 10 (1.07%) Babel
15 10 (1.07%) TeamCity
General
1 171 (18.27%) Finance
2 109 (11.65%) Marketing
3 103 (11.00%) Electronics
4 95 (10.15%) Telecoms
5 86 (9.19%) Manufacturing
6 33 (3.53%) Retail
7 32 (3.42%) Law
8 22 (2.35%) Banking
9 6 (0.64%) Legal
10 5 (0.53%) Games
11 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.32%) Automotive
11 3 (0.32%) Military
12 2 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (34.94%) HTML
2 314 (33.55%) .NET
3 280 (29.91%) CSS
4 170 (18.16%) ASP.NET
5 138 (14.74%) jQuery
6 137 (14.64%) HTML5
7 134 (14.32%) React
8 133 (14.21%) AngularJS
9 124 (13.25%) Node.js
10 118 (12.61%) Web Services
11 107 (11.43%) REST
12 96 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 84 (8.97%) RESTful
14 81 (8.65%) XML
15 75 (8.01%) .NET Framework
16 74 (7.91%) CSS3
17 73 (7.80%) Spring
18 72 (7.69%) LAMP
19 57 (6.09%) Hibernate
20 46 (4.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.76%) Greenfield Project
1 82 (8.76%) User Experience
2 41 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (2.14%) Mobile App
4 18 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (1.50%) RIA
6 13 (1.39%) Fintech
7 10 (1.07%) AS400
7 10 (1.07%) iSeries
8 9 (0.96%) EPoS
9 8 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.64%) Tandem
11 5 (0.53%) Blog
12 3 (0.32%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.32%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.32%) Robotics
12 3 (0.32%) SCORM
12 3 (0.32%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.21%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 99 (10.58%) Linux
2 69 (7.37%) Android
3 63 (6.73%) Apple iOS
4 25 (2.67%) Windows
5 21 (2.24%) Unix
6 7 (0.75%) Solaris
7 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (22.12%) MVC
3 182 (19.44%) TDD
4 153 (16.35%) Software Engineering
5 148 (15.81%) Scrum
6 126 (13.46%) Web Development
7 125 (13.35%) Business Intelligence
8 114 (12.18%) SDLC
9 91 (9.72%) Digital Marketing
10 87 (9.29%) Programme Management
11 84 (8.97%) Front End Development
12 83 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (8.12%) OO
14 72 (7.69%) Microservices
14 72 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
15 65 (6.94%) BDD
16 63 (6.73%) Unit Testing
17 59 (6.30%) DevOps
18 57 (6.09%) Mentoring
19 52 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 466 (49.79%) JavaScript
2 299 (31.94%) C#
3 244 (26.07%) Java
4 229 (24.47%) SQL
5 156 (16.67%) PHP
6 89 (9.51%) Python
7 68 (7.26%) C++
8 33 (3.53%) C
9 26 (2.78%) ES6
10 24 (2.56%) Kotlin
10 24 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.46%) Java 8
12 22 (2.35%) Apple Swift
12 22 (2.35%) T-SQL
13 20 (2.14%) VB.NET
14 17 (1.82%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.82%) Scala
14 17 (1.82%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.39%) Ruby
16 10 (1.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 68 (7.26%) Degree
3 60 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.28%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.21%) WCAG
3 1 (0.11%) IFRS
System Software
1 56 (5.98%) Docker
2 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (1.39%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.75%) Ansible
3 4 (0.43%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.32%) Terraform
5 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 108 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 100 (10.68%) Oracle
3 98 (10.47%) SAP
4 29 (3.10%) VMware
5 16 (1.71%) Google
6 11 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.07%) Zend
8 7 (0.75%) Apple
9 6 (0.64%) IBM
9 6 (0.64%) IBM Sterling
10 5 (0.53%) Adobe
11 4 (0.43%) HP
11 4 (0.43%) Panasonic
11 4 (0.43%) Telerik
12 3 (0.32%) Mapbox
12 3 (0.32%) Tableau
13 2 (0.21%) Informatica
13 2 (0.21%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.21%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.21%) Teradata