Period
to 25 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 799 994 1,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 30.06% 27.37% 34.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.21% 28.38% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 676 888 1,088
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,748 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -

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 2,560 3,502 3,422
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.42% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,207 2,842 2,894
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,650 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,515 £40,223
% change year-on-year -0.03% +5.70% +0.56%

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 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 410 (51.31%) JavaScript
2 343 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (34.29%) HTML
4 273 (34.17%) CSS
5 259 (32.42%) C#
6 242 (30.29%) .NET
7 184 (23.03%) AngularJS
8 181 (22.65%) SQL
9 176 (22.03%) PHP
10 168 (21.03%) React
11 156 (19.52%) Java
12 155 (19.40%) SQL Server
13 140 (17.52%) Finance
14 138 (17.27%) Scrum
15 135 (16.90%) Git (software)
16 126 (15.77%) MVC
17 122 (15.27%) ASP.NET
18 116 (14.52%) MySQL
19 114 (14.27%) HTML5
20 113 (14.14%) jQuery
21 110 (13.77%) Azure
22 105 (13.14%) TDD
23 100 (12.52%) Web Services
23 100 (12.52%) Node.js
24 99 (12.39%) Front End Development
25 92 (11.51%) Vue.js
26 90 (11.26%) Web Development
27 88 (11.01%) Software Engineering
28 85 (10.64%) Spring
29 80 (10.01%) Business Intelligence

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 (6.01%) CMS
2 36 (4.51%) WordPress
3 35 (4.38%) Drupal
4 19 (2.38%) Apache
5 16 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.75%) nginx
7 13 (1.63%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.13%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.50%) Headless CMS
12 3 (0.38%) Confluence
12 3 (0.38%) SAS
12 3 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.25%) JBoss
14 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.13%) Jetty
14 1 (0.13%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (1.88%) LibreOffice
1 15 (1.88%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.50%) Magento
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.13%) Shopify
3 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 110 (13.77%) Azure
2 63 (7.88%) AWS
3 39 (4.88%) SaaS
4 24 (3.00%) Power Platform
5 19 (2.38%) GCP
5 19 (2.38%) npm
6 11 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (1.25%) Serverless
8 8 (1.00%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.88%) CloudFront
9 7 (0.88%) GitHub
10 6 (0.75%) Yarn
11 5 (0.63%) Azure Functions
11 5 (0.63%) Cloudflare
12 4 (0.50%) Data Lake Analytics
13 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.25%) Office 365
14 2 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.13%) Internet
2 9 (1.13%) Extranet
3 4 (0.50%) Firewall
3 4 (0.50%) HTTP
3 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.38%) SSH
4 3 (0.38%) VPN
5 1 (0.13%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 116 (14.52%) MySQL
3 31 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 30 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 24 (3.00%) Power BI
8 18 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.00%) MariaDB
10 14 (1.75%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (1.13%) Big Data
13 8 (1.00%) QlikView
13 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
15 5 (0.63%) GIS
16 4 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 135 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 40 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 34 (4.26%) gulp
5 29 (3.63%) JIRA
6 27 (3.38%) Grunt
7 23 (2.88%) webpack
8 20 (2.50%) Maven
8 20 (2.50%) Visual Studio
9 18 (2.25%) Subversion
10 15 (1.88%) JUnit
11 14 (1.75%) Selenium
12 12 (1.50%) git-flow
13 11 (1.38%) Cucumber
13 11 (1.38%) PHPUnit
14 8 (1.00%) SpecFlow
15 7 (0.88%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.88%) Jasmine
16 6 (0.75%) Babel
17 5 (0.63%) Protractor
General
1 140 (17.52%) Finance
2 73 (9.14%) Marketing
3 58 (7.26%) Public Sector
4 54 (6.76%) Electronics
5 49 (6.13%) Manufacturing
5 49 (6.13%) Telecoms
6 33 (4.13%) Retail
7 22 (2.75%) Legal
8 20 (2.50%) Law
9 19 (2.38%) Games
10 10 (1.25%) Automotive
11 6 (0.75%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.63%) Advertising
13 4 (0.50%) Banking
13 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.25%) Publishing
14 2 (0.25%) Social Housing
15 1 (0.13%) Back Office
15 1 (0.13%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (34.29%) HTML
2 273 (34.17%) CSS
3 242 (30.29%) .NET
4 184 (23.03%) AngularJS
5 168 (21.03%) React
6 122 (15.27%) ASP.NET
7 114 (14.27%) HTML5
8 113 (14.14%) jQuery
9 100 (12.52%) Node.js
9 100 (12.52%) Web Services
10 92 (11.51%) Vue.js
11 85 (10.64%) Spring
12 78 (9.76%) CSS3
13 75 (9.39%) Laravel
14 73 (9.14%) .NET Core
15 64 (8.01%) RESTful
16 55 (6.88%) Sass
17 53 (6.63%) REST
18 51 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (5.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (5.38%) User Experience
3 29 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (3.50%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.25%) Robotics
8 9 (1.13%) EPoS
9 8 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
11 6 (0.75%) AS400
11 6 (0.75%) BBC
11 6 (0.75%) iSeries
11 6 (0.75%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.75%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.75%) W3C
12 5 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.63%) RIA
12 5 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 72 (9.01%) Linux
2 50 (6.26%) Apple iOS
3 46 (5.76%) Android
4 34 (4.26%) Windows
5 21 (2.63%) Unix
6 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.13%) Robot Operating System
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (17.27%) Scrum
3 126 (15.77%) MVC
4 105 (13.14%) TDD
5 99 (12.39%) Front End Development
6 90 (11.26%) Web Development
7 88 (11.01%) Software Engineering
8 80 (10.01%) Business Intelligence
9 63 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (7.63%) E-Commerce
11 59 (7.38%) OO
12 50 (6.26%) Problem-Solving
13 48 (6.01%) Digital Marketing
13 48 (6.01%) Microservices
13 48 (6.01%) Programme Management
14 47 (5.88%) BDD
15 46 (5.76%) Mentoring
15 46 (5.76%) OOP
16 45 (5.63%) Unit Testing
17 42 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 410 (51.31%) JavaScript
2 259 (32.42%) C#
3 181 (22.65%) SQL
4 176 (22.03%) PHP
5 156 (19.52%) Java
6 74 (9.26%) TypeScript
7 45 (5.63%) Python
8 42 (5.26%) ES6
9 32 (4.01%) C++
10 30 (3.75%) T-SQL
11 25 (3.13%) PHP 7
12 20 (2.50%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.13%) C
14 10 (1.25%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.13%) RPG
16 8 (1.00%) ES7
16 8 (1.00%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (0.88%) VB
18 6 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (6.51%) Degree
2 41 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.13%) HND
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.13%) MCIPD
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.63%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) GDPR
3 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 55 (6.88%) Docker
2 5 (0.63%) Varnish
3 3 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (1.88%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.88%) Terraform
3 5 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.50%) Ansible
5 3 (0.38%) MIIS
5 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.38%) Puppet
6 2 (0.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 73 (9.14%) Microsoft
2 65 (8.14%) Oracle
3 49 (6.13%) SAP
4 23 (2.88%) Google
5 17 (2.13%) Xamarin
6 14 (1.75%) Adobe
7 10 (1.25%) Zend
8 9 (1.13%) Tableau
9 5 (0.63%) Apple
10 4 (0.50%) VMware
11 3 (0.38%) Avaya
11 3 (0.38%) IFS
11 3 (0.38%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.38%) Teradata
11 3 (0.38%) Veeam
12 2 (0.25%) Optimizely
12 2 (0.25%) Panasonic
13 1 (0.13%) Netezza
13 1 (0.13%) Plumtree
13 1 (0.13%) WooCommerce