Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,066 1,292 1,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.20% 33.92% 38.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.19% 34.75% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1,140 1,090
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3,531 3,718 3,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.61% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,871 3,103 2,660
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 - 1 £40,000 -
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 495 (46.44%) JavaScript
2 468 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 394 (36.96%) HTML
4 369 (34.62%) C#
5 366 (34.33%) .NET
6 351 (32.93%) CSS
7 336 (31.52%) Java
8 268 (25.14%) SQL
9 254 (23.83%) MVC
10 246 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 228 (21.39%) Finance
12 227 (21.29%) TDD
13 199 (18.67%) Git (software)
14 198 (18.57%) Scrum
15 181 (16.98%) PHP
16 177 (16.60%) AngularJS
17 171 (16.04%) ASP.NET
18 162 (15.20%) Software Engineering
19 159 (14.92%) HTML5
20 158 (14.82%) Marketing
21 157 (14.73%) Web Development
22 151 (14.17%) jQuery
23 147 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
24 145 (13.60%) OO
24 145 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
25 139 (13.04%) REST
26 137 (12.85%) Web Services
26 137 (12.85%) Microsoft
27 129 (12.10%) MySQL
27 129 (12.10%) 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 48 (4.50%) CMS
2 41 (3.85%) Apache
3 38 (3.56%) Tomcat
4 32 (3.00%) WordPress
5 29 (2.72%) Umbraco
6 24 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (1.69%) eZ Publish
8 16 (1.50%) JBoss
9 13 (1.22%) Drupal
9 13 (1.22%) nginx
10 12 (1.13%) Jetty
11 10 (0.94%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.84%) IIS
13 8 (0.75%) Alfresco
13 8 (0.75%) Confluence
13 8 (0.75%) Joomla!
13 8 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.75%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.47%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (2.25%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (0.28%) InDesign
4 1 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.094%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.094%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.56%) Magento
2 6 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.28%) Unica
6 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.094%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 86 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (3.75%) SaaS
4 20 (1.88%) Serverless
5 19 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
6 16 (1.50%) npm
7 9 (0.84%) PaaS
8 7 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.66%) IaaS
8 7 (0.66%) Loggly
9 6 (0.56%) Google Play
10 5 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.28%) GitHub
11 3 (0.28%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.19%) NuGet
12 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.094%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.094%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 74 (6.94%) Internet
2 17 (1.59%) SSL
3 16 (1.50%) HTTP
4 9 (0.84%) Wireless
5 8 (0.75%) DNS
6 5 (0.47%) Firewall
6 5 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.47%) VoIP
7 4 (0.38%) FTP
7 4 (0.38%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.38%) IPv4
7 4 (0.38%) IPv6
7 4 (0.38%) SMTP
8 3 (0.28%) SMS
9 1 (0.094%) Broadband
9 1 (0.094%) Extranet
9 1 (0.094%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 129 (12.10%) MySQL
3 61 (5.72%) MongoDB
3 61 (5.72%) NoSQL
4 51 (4.78%) Relational Database
5 39 (3.66%) Oracle Database
6 33 (3.10%) RDBMS
7 28 (2.63%) Redis
8 27 (2.53%) Big Data
9 24 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
13 16 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.13%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.13%) Power BI
16 11 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (0.75%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 199 (18.67%) Git (software)
2 64 (6.00%) Subversion
3 60 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 56 (5.25%) Maven
5 43 (4.03%) PHPUnit
6 41 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 39 (3.66%) Eclipse
7 39 (3.66%) JIRA
8 37 (3.47%) TeamCity
9 30 (2.81%) JUnit
10 29 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (2.63%) Selenium
12 22 (2.06%) webpack
13 20 (1.88%) gulp
14 19 (1.78%) NCrunch
14 19 (1.78%) ReSharper
15 17 (1.59%) Bitbucket
16 15 (1.41%) Trac
17 14 (1.31%) Android Studio
17 14 (1.31%) Grunt
General
1 228 (21.39%) Finance
2 158 (14.82%) Marketing
3 126 (11.82%) Telecoms
4 124 (11.63%) Electronics
5 117 (10.98%) Manufacturing
6 45 (4.22%) Retail
7 30 (2.81%) Law
8 17 (1.59%) Games
9 7 (0.66%) Legal
10 6 (0.56%) Banking
11 4 (0.38%) Advertising
12 3 (0.28%) Automotive
13 1 (0.094%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.094%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.094%) Local Government
13 1 (0.094%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (36.96%) HTML
2 366 (34.33%) .NET
3 351 (32.93%) CSS
4 177 (16.60%) AngularJS
5 171 (16.04%) ASP.NET
6 159 (14.92%) HTML5
7 151 (14.17%) jQuery
8 139 (13.04%) REST
9 137 (12.85%) Web Services
10 121 (11.35%) RESTful
11 113 (10.60%) Spring
12 112 (10.51%) XML
13 110 (10.32%) React
14 93 (8.72%) Node.js
15 74 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 71 (6.66%) SOAP
17 70 (6.57%) CSS3
18 67 (6.29%) Hibernate
19 60 (5.63%) J2EE
20 58 (5.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 117 (10.98%) Greenfield Project
2 82 (7.69%) User Experience
3 34 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.81%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.35%) RIA
6 15 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 14 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.31%) Fintech
8 12 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 9 (0.84%) Driving Licence
10 8 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (0.47%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.38%) AS400
13 4 (0.38%) iSeries
13 4 (0.38%) Tandem
14 3 (0.28%) Renewable Energy
14 3 (0.28%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 103 (9.66%) Linux
2 86 (8.07%) Android
3 68 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 59 (5.53%) Windows
5 34 (3.19%) Unix
6 11 (1.03%) Solaris
7 5 (0.47%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.28%) CentOS
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.094%) Debian
10 1 (0.094%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (23.83%) MVC
3 227 (21.29%) TDD
4 198 (18.57%) Scrum
5 162 (15.20%) Software Engineering
6 157 (14.73%) Web Development
7 147 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 145 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
8 145 (13.60%) OO
9 129 (12.10%) SDLC
10 118 (11.07%) Digital Marketing
11 117 (10.98%) Programme Management
12 97 (9.10%) E-Commerce
13 93 (8.72%) Front End Development
14 83 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
15 65 (6.10%) Computer Science
16 64 (6.00%) Microservices
17 60 (5.63%) BDD
18 58 (5.44%) Unit Testing
19 57 (5.35%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 495 (46.44%) JavaScript
2 369 (34.62%) C#
3 336 (31.52%) Java
4 268 (25.14%) SQL
5 181 (16.98%) PHP
6 119 (11.16%) Python
7 96 (9.01%) C++
8 42 (3.94%) ES6
9 40 (3.75%) Ruby
10 26 (2.44%) TypeScript
11 25 (2.35%) T-SQL
12 24 (2.25%) C
12 24 (2.25%) ES7
13 21 (1.97%) VB.NET
14 20 (1.88%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.78%) Kotlin
15 19 (1.78%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.69%) Apple Swift
16 18 (1.69%) Java 8
16 18 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 107 (10.04%) Degree
2 51 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 47 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.094%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.094%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.69%) QA
2 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 71 (6.66%) Docker
2 4 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.094%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (1.50%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.75%) Ansible
3 5 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.47%) Puppet
4 4 (0.38%) Icinga
5 3 (0.28%) Terraform
6 1 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.094%) Kibana
6 1 (0.094%) linkerd
Vendors
1 137 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 126 (11.82%) SAP
3 119 (11.16%) Oracle
4 33 (3.10%) Google
5 16 (1.50%) Sitecore
5 16 (1.50%) VMware
6 12 (1.13%) Informatica
6 12 (1.13%) Zend
7 9 (0.84%) Adobe
8 8 (0.75%) Apple
8 8 (0.75%) IBM
9 5 (0.47%) Cognos
9 5 (0.47%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.47%) Telerik
10 4 (0.38%) IBM Sterling
10 4 (0.38%) Panasonic
11 3 (0.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 2 (0.19%) hybris
12 2 (0.19%) MuleSoft