Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,152 1,336 1,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.35% 35.19% 38.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.22% 36.05% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,000 1,179 1,108
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +6.49%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
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 3,575 3,706 3,083
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.28% 97.63% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,943 3,078 2,691
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -2 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 570 (49.48%) JavaScript
2 505 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
3 473 (41.06%) HTML
4 461 (40.02%) C#
5 435 (37.76%) .NET
6 422 (36.63%) CSS
7 381 (33.07%) Java
8 307 (26.65%) SQL
9 295 (25.61%) SQL Server
10 283 (24.57%) MVC
11 237 (20.57%) AngularJS
12 234 (20.31%) Finance
13 231 (20.05%) TDD
14 229 (19.88%) Scrum
15 210 (18.23%) Git (software)
16 196 (17.01%) HTML5
17 195 (16.93%) PHP
18 188 (16.32%) OO
19 183 (15.89%) ASP.NET
20 174 (15.10%) jQuery
21 173 (15.02%) Microsoft
22 166 (14.41%) Software Engineering
23 163 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
24 162 (14.06%) Web Development
25 160 (13.89%) Marketing
26 150 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
26 150 (13.02%) MySQL
27 146 (12.67%) SDLC
28 144 (12.50%) Degree
29 136 (11.81%) Telecoms

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 53 (4.60%) Apache
2 47 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 44 (3.82%) CMS
4 37 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (2.78%) Umbraco
6 30 (2.60%) WordPress
7 16 (1.39%) Drupal
8 15 (1.30%) nginx
9 14 (1.22%) Confluence
10 12 (1.04%) EPiServer
11 11 (0.95%) JBoss
12 9 (0.78%) eZ Publish
12 9 (0.78%) Joomla!
13 8 (0.69%) Alfresco
13 8 (0.69%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.61%) Jetty
14 7 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.52%) SharePoint
16 5 (0.43%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.43%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 20 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (0.26%) InDesign
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.087%) Maya
Business Applications
1 16 (1.39%) Magento
2 13 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.35%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.26%) Unica
5 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.17%) Shopify
6 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.087%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 77 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (3.30%) SaaS
4 16 (1.39%) npm
4 16 (1.39%) PaaS
5 14 (1.22%) Serverless
6 10 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (0.87%) IaaS
7 6 (0.52%) Office 365
8 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.43%) Google Play
9 4 (0.35%) GitHub
9 4 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.35%) NuGet
10 3 (0.26%) Silverpop
11 2 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.17%) Yarn
12 1 (0.087%) iTunes
12 1 (0.087%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 82 (7.12%) Internet
2 21 (1.82%) HTTP
3 19 (1.65%) SSL
4 10 (0.87%) DNS
5 9 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.69%) IPv4
6 8 (0.69%) IPv6
7 6 (0.52%) FTP
7 6 (0.52%) SMS
7 6 (0.52%) SMTP
8 4 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.35%) VoIP
9 3 (0.26%) Wireless
10 2 (0.17%) Modbus
10 2 (0.17%) VPN
11 1 (0.087%) Broadband
11 1 (0.087%) Extranet
11 1 (0.087%) Intranet
11 1 (0.087%) Skype
11 1 (0.087%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 150 (13.02%) MySQL
3 77 (6.68%) NoSQL
4 62 (5.38%) MongoDB
5 61 (5.30%) Relational Database
6 37 (3.21%) RDBMS
7 35 (3.04%) Oracle Database
8 27 (2.34%) Redis
9 23 (2.00%) Big Data
10 21 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
14 14 (1.22%) Power BI
15 12 (1.04%) CouchDB
15 12 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 210 (18.23%) Git (software)
2 70 (6.08%) Subversion
3 65 (5.64%) Jenkins
4 61 (5.30%) JUnit
5 56 (4.86%) PHPUnit
6 55 (4.77%) Maven
7 49 (4.25%) Eclipse
8 48 (4.17%) JIRA
9 43 (3.73%) Selenium
10 39 (3.39%) Visual Studio
11 36 (3.13%) TeamCity
12 34 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (1.91%) gulp
14 21 (1.82%) Jasmine
15 20 (1.74%) Android Studio
16 18 (1.56%) Bitbucket
17 17 (1.48%) NCrunch
17 17 (1.48%) ReSharper
17 17 (1.48%) webpack
18 16 (1.39%) TestNG
General
1 234 (20.31%) Finance
2 160 (13.89%) Marketing
3 136 (11.81%) Telecoms
4 126 (10.94%) Manufacturing
5 124 (10.76%) Electronics
6 58 (5.03%) Retail
7 30 (2.60%) Games
8 22 (1.91%) Law
9 14 (1.22%) Legal
10 6 (0.52%) Advertising
11 4 (0.35%) Banking
12 2 (0.17%) Automotive
12 2 (0.17%) Back Office
12 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.087%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.087%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.087%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (41.06%) HTML
2 435 (37.76%) .NET
3 422 (36.63%) CSS
4 237 (20.57%) AngularJS
5 196 (17.01%) HTML5
6 183 (15.89%) ASP.NET
7 174 (15.10%) jQuery
8 134 (11.63%) Spring
8 134 (11.63%) Web Services
9 128 (11.11%) RESTful
10 127 (11.02%) React
11 124 (10.76%) XML
12 118 (10.24%) REST
13 88 (7.64%) Node.js
14 85 (7.38%) CSS3
15 77 (6.68%) ASP.NET Web API
16 75 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
17 72 (6.25%) Hibernate
17 72 (6.25%) J2EE
18 68 (5.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 104 (9.03%) User Experience
3 96 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 24 (2.08%) Algorithms
6 24 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.00%) RIA
8 19 (1.65%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.56%) Fintech
10 14 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (0.78%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.69%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 4 (0.35%) Smartphone
16 3 (0.26%) Client/Server
16 3 (0.26%) e-Learning
16 3 (0.26%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 103 (8.94%) Linux
2 79 (6.86%) Android
3 59 (5.12%) Apple iOS
4 54 (4.69%) Windows
5 39 (3.39%) Unix
6 9 (0.78%) CentOS
7 8 (0.69%) FreeBSD
7 8 (0.69%) Solaris
8 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.26%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.087%) Debian
9 1 (0.087%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (24.57%) MVC
3 231 (20.05%) TDD
4 229 (19.88%) Scrum
5 188 (16.32%) OO
6 166 (14.41%) Software Engineering
7 163 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
8 162 (14.06%) Web Development
9 150 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
10 146 (12.67%) SDLC
11 121 (10.50%) Digital Marketing
11 121 (10.50%) Programme Management
12 116 (10.07%) E-Commerce
13 93 (8.07%) Front End Development
14 90 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
15 70 (6.08%) BDD
16 64 (5.56%) Unit Testing
17 52 (4.51%) Mentoring
17 52 (4.51%) Microservices
17 52 (4.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 570 (49.48%) JavaScript
2 461 (40.02%) C#
3 381 (33.07%) Java
4 307 (26.65%) SQL
5 195 (16.93%) PHP
6 125 (10.85%) Python
7 107 (9.29%) C++
8 49 (4.25%) Ruby
9 45 (3.91%) ES6
10 39 (3.39%) C
11 35 (3.04%) VB.NET
12 32 (2.78%) TypeScript
13 25 (2.17%) ES7
13 25 (2.17%) T-SQL
14 22 (1.91%) Java 8
14 22 (1.91%) Perl
15 20 (1.74%) Scala
16 17 (1.48%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.30%) Go
18 14 (1.22%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 144 (12.50%) Degree
2 63 (5.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (4.77%) Security Cleared
4 32 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.087%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.43%) QA
2 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.35%) WCAG
3 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 66 (5.73%) Docker
2 5 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.17%) Firmware
3 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.087%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.04%) Ansible
3 8 (0.69%) Icinga
4 7 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.52%) Terraform
6 4 (0.35%) Puppet
7 3 (0.26%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.087%) Kibana
8 1 (0.087%) linkerd
8 1 (0.087%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 173 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 130 (11.28%) Oracle
3 125 (10.85%) SAP
4 44 (3.82%) Google
5 20 (1.74%) Zend
6 15 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 14 (1.22%) Informatica
8 12 (1.04%) Adobe
9 10 (0.87%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.69%) IBM
12 6 (0.52%) Apple
12 6 (0.52%) Telerik
13 5 (0.43%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.43%) hybris
14 4 (0.35%) Cognos
14 4 (0.35%) Tableau
15 3 (0.26%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
15 3 (0.26%) Twitter
15 3 (0.26%) Xamarin