Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,236 1,235 1,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.53% 37.32% 33.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.64% 38.46% 34.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 1,039 1,184
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £58,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 3,468 3,211 3,589
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.04% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,914 2,652 3,155
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +62.79%
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 638 (51.62%) JavaScript
2 591 (47.82%) Agile Software Development
3 526 (42.56%) HTML
4 449 (36.33%) CSS
5 446 (36.08%) C#
6 418 (33.82%) .NET
7 407 (32.93%) Java
8 356 (28.80%) SQL Server
9 332 (26.86%) SQL
10 289 (23.38%) MVC
11 257 (20.79%) ASP.NET
12 256 (20.71%) TDD
13 252 (20.39%) AngularJS
14 247 (19.98%) Git (software)
15 239 (19.34%) Software Engineering
16 219 (17.72%) Web Development
17 201 (16.26%) Microsoft
18 198 (16.02%) HTML5
19 183 (14.81%) OO
20 167 (13.51%) PHP
20 167 (13.51%) jQuery
21 163 (13.19%) Scrum
22 159 (12.86%) Finance
22 159 (12.86%) User Experience
23 151 (12.22%) React
24 150 (12.14%) Node.js
25 149 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
26 144 (11.65%) MySQL
26 144 (11.65%) RESTful
27 136 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC

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 39 (3.16%) Tomcat
2 28 (2.27%) CMS
3 26 (2.10%) Apache
4 19 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.29%) SilverStripe
5 16 (1.29%) Umbraco
6 15 (1.21%) Drupal
6 15 (1.21%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.13%) Confluence
7 14 (1.13%) Jetty
7 14 (1.13%) WordPress
8 13 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.81%) JBoss
11 9 (0.73%) Joomla!
12 8 (0.65%) DNN
13 7 (0.57%) Mule
14 6 (0.49%) Alfresco
15 5 (0.40%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 23 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.40%) Fireworks
3 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.16%) Autodesk Inventor
4 2 (0.16%) Revit
5 1 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.081%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.081%) InVision
5 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.94%) Magento
2 10 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.49%) Shopify
4 5 (0.40%) OpenCart
4 5 (0.40%) Zen Cart
5 4 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.16%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.081%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 105 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (4.94%) SaaS
4 29 (2.35%) npm
5 26 (2.10%) Google Play
6 23 (1.86%) GitHub
7 10 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.81%) PaaS
8 9 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.65%) IaaS
10 7 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.32%) Firebase
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.16%) DigitalOcean
14 2 (0.16%) Heroku
14 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.37%) Wireless
2 36 (2.91%) Internet
3 21 (1.70%) SMS
4 12 (0.97%) HTTP
5 6 (0.49%) Bluetooth
5 6 (0.49%) Intranet
5 6 (0.49%) SSL
6 2 (0.16%) DNS
6 2 (0.16%) SMTP
7 1 (0.081%) LAN
7 1 (0.081%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (28.80%) SQL Server
2 144 (11.65%) MySQL
3 95 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 75 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
5 70 (5.66%) Big Data
6 68 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 57 (4.61%) Relational Database
9 55 (4.45%) SQL Server 2016
10 53 (4.29%) MongoDB
11 37 (2.99%) RDBMS
12 28 (2.27%) Oracle Database
12 28 (2.27%) Power BI
12 28 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 24 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
14 23 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (1.05%) Redis
17 12 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
17 12 (0.97%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 247 (19.98%) Git (software)
2 105 (8.50%) JIRA
3 65 (5.26%) JUnit
4 64 (5.18%) Maven
5 60 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 60 (4.85%) Calabash
6 55 (4.45%) Bitbucket
7 53 (4.29%) Visual Studio
8 46 (3.72%) Subversion
9 42 (3.40%) Jenkins
10 35 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 33 (2.67%) TeamCity
12 31 (2.51%) Mockito
13 30 (2.43%) Android Studio
14 29 (2.35%) Gradle
15 26 (2.10%) gulp
16 24 (1.94%) CocoaPods
16 24 (1.94%) Cucumber
17 22 (1.78%) Eclipse
17 22 (1.78%) webpack
General
1 159 (12.86%) Finance
2 118 (9.55%) Electronics
3 87 (7.04%) Marketing
4 79 (6.39%) Telecoms
5 64 (5.18%) Manufacturing
6 42 (3.40%) Advertising
7 38 (3.07%) Games
8 37 (2.99%) Retail
9 26 (2.10%) Banking
10 16 (1.29%) Law
11 9 (0.73%) Legal
12 7 (0.57%) Online Betting
13 6 (0.49%) Local Government
14 5 (0.40%) Back Office
15 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.081%) Arabic Language
17 1 (0.081%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 526 (42.56%) HTML
2 449 (36.33%) CSS
3 418 (33.82%) .NET
4 257 (20.79%) ASP.NET
5 252 (20.39%) AngularJS
6 198 (16.02%) HTML5
7 167 (13.51%) jQuery
8 151 (12.22%) React
9 150 (12.14%) Node.js
10 144 (11.65%) RESTful
11 136 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 118 (9.55%) Spring
13 113 (9.14%) REST
14 109 (8.82%) Web Services
15 107 (8.66%) XML
16 96 (7.77%) WCF
17 95 (7.69%) .NET Framework
18 92 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 87 (7.04%) CSS3
20 73 (5.91%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 159 (12.86%) User Experience
2 94 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 67 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
4 57 (4.61%) Mobile App
5 34 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (1.78%) iPhone
8 21 (1.70%) Data Structures
8 21 (1.70%) Fintech
9 17 (1.38%) Algorithms
9 17 (1.38%) Robotics
10 13 (1.05%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.05%) RIA
11 12 (0.97%) Digital Media
12 11 (0.89%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.57%) Animation
14 7 (0.57%) iPad
14 7 (0.57%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 118 (9.55%) Linux
2 106 (8.58%) Android
3 83 (6.72%) Apple iOS
4 25 (2.02%) Windows
5 19 (1.54%) Unix
6 4 (0.32%) Robot Operating System
6 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.16%) Solaris
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.081%) CentOS
9 1 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (47.82%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (23.38%) MVC
3 256 (20.71%) TDD
4 239 (19.34%) Software Engineering
5 219 (17.72%) Web Development
6 183 (14.81%) OO
7 163 (13.19%) Scrum
8 149 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
9 132 (10.68%) BDD
10 116 (9.39%) SDLC
11 110 (8.90%) Test Automation
12 92 (7.44%) Microservices
13 90 (7.28%) Front End Development
14 89 (7.20%) Mentoring
15 78 (6.31%) Android Development
16 75 (6.07%) E-Commerce
17 74 (5.99%) iOS Development
17 74 (5.99%) OOP
18 64 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
19 63 (5.10%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 638 (51.62%) JavaScript
2 446 (36.08%) C#
3 407 (32.93%) Java
4 332 (26.86%) SQL
5 167 (13.51%) PHP
6 114 (9.22%) Python
7 108 (8.74%) C++
8 79 (6.39%) Ruby
9 68 (5.50%) T-SQL
10 46 (3.72%) Scala
11 43 (3.48%) Objective-C
12 40 (3.24%) TypeScript
13 39 (3.16%) VB.NET
14 37 (2.99%) ES6
15 25 (2.02%) F#
16 22 (1.78%) Go
17 21 (1.70%) Apple Swift
17 21 (1.70%) ES7
18 20 (1.62%) C
19 16 (1.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 130 (10.52%) Degree
2 46 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 40 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (2.18%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (0.81%) PhD
7 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.32%) MCP
9 3 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.24%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.16%) HND
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.081%) CBAP
11 1 (0.081%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.081%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.10%) QA
2 5 (0.40%) WCAG
3 2 (0.16%) MiFID
4 1 (0.081%) ECSS
System Software
1 45 (3.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (2.18%) HockeyApp
2 5 (0.40%) Kibana
3 4 (0.32%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.16%) Ansible
5 2 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 201 (16.26%) Microsoft
2 74 (5.99%) SAP
3 66 (5.34%) Oracle
4 53 (4.29%) Atlassian
5 49 (3.96%) Google
6 26 (2.10%) Apple
7 22 (1.78%) Zend
8 19 (1.54%) Tableau
9 15 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.05%) Adobe
11 10 (0.81%) Cognos
11 10 (0.81%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.73%) Sitecore
13 8 (0.65%) IBM
14 5 (0.40%) Capita
14 5 (0.40%) Samsung
14 5 (0.40%) WooCommerce
15 4 (0.32%) BT
15 4 (0.32%) Remedy
16 2 (0.16%) Autodesk