Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £44,736 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,291 1,280 1,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.14% 36.50% 37.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.09% 37.55% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,158 1,102 1,249
Bristol median annual salary £44,736 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,850 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,850
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%

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 3,679 3,409 3,421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 97.21% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,105 2,814 3,022
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.38%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 0 4 £35,000 +16.67%
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 620 (48.02%) JavaScript
2 584 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 547 (42.37%) HTML
4 497 (38.50%) C#
5 473 (36.64%) CSS
6 450 (34.86%) Java
7 430 (33.31%) .NET
8 375 (29.05%) SQL
9 338 (26.18%) SQL Server
10 266 (20.60%) Software Engineering
11 263 (20.37%) TDD
12 262 (20.29%) AngularJS
13 253 (19.60%) MVC
14 237 (18.36%) Git (software)
15 231 (17.89%) HTML5
16 227 (17.58%) Finance
17 222 (17.20%) ASP.NET
18 213 (16.50%) jQuery
19 200 (15.49%) Microsoft
20 199 (15.41%) Scrum
21 196 (15.18%) OO
22 193 (14.95%) Web Development
23 188 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
24 183 (14.18%) User Experience
25 179 (13.87%) PHP
26 171 (13.25%) Electronics
27 166 (12.86%) BDD
28 163 (12.63%) MySQL
29 152 (11.77%) Problem-Solving
30 147 (11.39%) Degree

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 70 (5.42%) Tomcat
2 64 (4.96%) Apache
3 45 (3.49%) CMS
4 36 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.94%) Umbraco
6 23 (1.78%) Confluence
7 22 (1.70%) WordPress
8 20 (1.55%) nginx
9 18 (1.39%) JBoss
10 17 (1.32%) Drupal
10 17 (1.32%) SharePoint
11 15 (1.16%) Jetty
11 15 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.08%) WebSphere
13 13 (1.01%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.70%) Alfresco
14 9 (0.70%) Joomla!
14 9 (0.70%) Kentico
15 6 (0.46%) SilverStripe
16 5 (0.39%) EPiServer
Applications
1 16 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.31%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.077%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.077%) InDesign
5 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.94%) Magento
2 16 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.39%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.31%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 4 (0.31%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.23%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.15%) Shopify
8 1 (0.077%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.077%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 97 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (2.40%) GitHub
3 31 (2.40%) SaaS
4 18 (1.39%) npm
5 15 (1.16%) Google Play
6 12 (0.93%) PaaS
7 8 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.62%) Office 365
8 7 (0.54%) IaaS
9 6 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.39%) Serverless
11 4 (0.31%) Yarn
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.23%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
13 2 (0.15%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.27%) Wireless
2 63 (4.88%) Internet
3 22 (1.70%) SMS
4 17 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.24%) HTTP
5 16 (1.24%) IPv4
5 16 (1.24%) IPv6
6 14 (1.08%) Bluetooth
7 10 (0.77%) SSL
8 7 (0.54%) SSH
9 3 (0.23%) Modbus
9 3 (0.23%) VPN
10 1 (0.077%) Extranet
10 1 (0.077%) LAN
10 1 (0.077%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (26.18%) SQL Server
2 163 (12.63%) MySQL
3 119 (9.22%) NoSQL
4 88 (6.82%) Big Data
5 65 (5.03%) MongoDB
6 62 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 51 (3.95%) Relational Database
9 48 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
11 34 (2.63%) RDBMS
12 32 (2.48%) Oracle Database
13 31 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (1.70%) Redis
15 20 (1.55%) Power BI
16 19 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
17 17 (1.32%) Neo4j
17 17 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (1.24%) InfluxDB
18 16 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 237 (18.36%) Git (software)
2 127 (9.84%) JUnit
3 123 (9.53%) JIRA
4 75 (5.81%) Bitbucket
5 68 (5.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 61 (4.73%) Calabash
7 60 (4.65%) fastlane
7 60 (4.65%) Maven
7 60 (4.65%) Subversion
8 58 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (3.56%) Selenium
10 43 (3.33%) Visual Studio
11 41 (3.18%) Android Studio
12 40 (3.10%) Mockito
13 38 (2.94%) Eclipse
14 35 (2.71%) Gradle
15 32 (2.48%) Jenkins
16 28 (2.17%) Cucumber
17 25 (1.94%) CocoaPods
18 24 (1.86%) Jasmine
General
1 227 (17.58%) Finance
2 171 (13.25%) Electronics
3 127 (9.84%) Marketing
4 115 (8.91%) Telecoms
5 105 (8.13%) Manufacturing
6 39 (3.02%) Retail
7 27 (2.09%) Advertising
8 24 (1.86%) Games
8 24 (1.86%) Law
9 22 (1.70%) Legal
10 18 (1.39%) Banking
11 5 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.077%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.077%) Automotive
13 1 (0.077%) Local Government
13 1 (0.077%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 547 (42.37%) HTML
2 473 (36.64%) CSS
3 430 (33.31%) .NET
4 262 (20.29%) AngularJS
5 231 (17.89%) HTML5
6 222 (17.20%) ASP.NET
7 213 (16.50%) jQuery
8 139 (10.77%) RESTful
9 138 (10.69%) React
9 138 (10.69%) Spring
10 134 (10.38%) REST
11 120 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 113 (8.75%) Node.js
12 113 (8.75%) Web Services
13 111 (8.60%) CSS3
14 105 (8.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 103 (7.98%) .NET Framework
16 91 (7.05%) XML
17 86 (6.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 75 (5.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 183 (14.18%) User Experience
2 100 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 72 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
4 54 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
5 53 (4.11%) Mobile App
6 37 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.86%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 19 (1.47%) RIA
9 18 (1.39%) Fintech
10 17 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (1.08%) Internet of Things
12 13 (1.01%) iPhone
13 11 (0.85%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.62%) Robotics
15 7 (0.54%) Digital Media
16 6 (0.46%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.46%) Social Network
17 5 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 136 (10.53%) Linux
2 102 (7.90%) Android
3 75 (5.81%) Apple iOS
4 23 (1.78%) Unix
5 21 (1.63%) Windows
6 16 (1.24%) FreeBSD
7 10 (0.77%) CentOS
8 8 (0.62%) Solaris
9 3 (0.23%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.077%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (20.60%) Software Engineering
3 263 (20.37%) TDD
4 253 (19.60%) MVC
5 199 (15.41%) Scrum
6 196 (15.18%) OO
7 193 (14.95%) Web Development
8 188 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
9 166 (12.86%) BDD
10 152 (11.77%) Problem-Solving
11 135 (10.46%) Test Automation
12 121 (9.37%) SDLC
13 103 (7.98%) Digital Marketing
14 101 (7.82%) Programme Management
15 98 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (6.66%) Microservices
17 84 (6.51%) E-Commerce
18 80 (6.20%) OOP
19 79 (6.12%) Mentoring
20 77 (5.96%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 620 (48.02%) JavaScript
2 497 (38.50%) C#
3 450 (34.86%) Java
4 375 (29.05%) SQL
5 179 (13.87%) PHP
6 126 (9.76%) Python
7 103 (7.98%) C++
8 74 (5.73%) Ruby
9 63 (4.88%) T-SQL
10 45 (3.49%) Objective-C
10 45 (3.49%) Scala
11 40 (3.10%) VB.NET
12 39 (3.02%) TypeScript
13 33 (2.56%) C
13 33 (2.56%) Java 8
14 32 (2.48%) ES6
15 25 (1.94%) Clojure
16 22 (1.70%) Go
17 21 (1.63%) Apple Swift
18 17 (1.32%) F#
Qualifications
1 147 (11.39%) Degree
2 66 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 60 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.23%) PhD
10 2 (0.15%) MCP
11 1 (0.077%) CBAP
11 1 (0.077%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.79%) QA
2 4 (0.31%) WCAG
3 1 (0.077%) GDPR
3 1 (0.077%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 48 (3.72%) Docker
2 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.077%) Firmware
3 1 (0.077%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (2.71%) HockeyApp
2 16 (1.24%) Icinga
3 11 (0.85%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.54%) Terraform
5 6 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.23%) Ansible
7 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.077%) Kibana
8 1 (0.077%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 200 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 117 (9.06%) SAP
3 102 (7.90%) Oracle
4 64 (4.96%) Atlassian
5 57 (4.42%) Google
6 21 (1.63%) Zend
7 17 (1.32%) Apple
7 17 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.16%) Tableau
9 13 (1.01%) Cognos
9 13 (1.01%) Sitecore
10 12 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 11 (0.85%) Adobe
12 9 (0.70%) IBM
13 7 (0.54%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.31%) hybris
14 4 (0.31%) JD Edwards
15 3 (0.23%) Capita
15 3 (0.23%) Sage
15 3 (0.23%) Twitter