Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1312 1221 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.27% 37.91% 34.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.16% 39.10% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1082 1253
Bristol median annual salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.12% +6.25% +2.33%
10th Percentile £24,750 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 3731 3123 3629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 96.96% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3098 2672 3144
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,913
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 742 (56.55%) JavaScript
2 621 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
3 611 (46.57%) HTML
4 499 (38.03%) C#
5 498 (37.96%) CSS
6 486 (37.04%) .NET
7 440 (33.54%) Java
8 373 (28.43%) SQL Server
9 362 (27.59%) MVC
10 358 (27.29%) SQL
11 301 (22.94%) ASP.NET
12 266 (20.27%) AngularJS
13 264 (20.12%) Finance
14 256 (19.51%) TDD
14 256 (19.51%) Git (software)
15 241 (18.37%) Web Development
16 228 (17.38%) HTML5
17 214 (16.31%) Microsoft
18 209 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
19 200 (15.24%) OO
19 200 (15.24%) Software Engineering
20 187 (14.25%) PHP
21 179 (13.64%) Degree
22 174 (13.26%) XML
22 174 (13.26%) Node.js
23 164 (12.50%) Computer Science
24 162 (12.35%) Electronics
25 160 (12.20%) React
26 157 (11.97%) Marketing
27 150 (11.43%) 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 46 (3.51%) CMS
2 37 (2.82%) Confluence
3 36 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 29 (2.21%) WordPress
5 28 (2.13%) Drupal
6 23 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 19 (1.45%) Apache
8 18 (1.37%) Umbraco
9 12 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.84%) Mule
10 11 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.76%) Jetty
11 10 (0.76%) SilverStripe
12 9 (0.69%) JBoss
13 8 (0.61%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.53%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.53%) IIS
14 7 (0.53%) nginx
15 6 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.46%) Joomla!
Applications
1 25 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.23%) Autodesk Inventor
5 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.23%) Revit
6 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.076%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.076%) InVision
6 1 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.07%) Magento
3 5 (0.38%) OpenCart
3 5 (0.38%) Shopify
3 5 (0.38%) Zen Cart
4 4 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.076%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.076%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 135 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (3.89%) SaaS
4 42 (3.20%) GitHub
5 25 (1.91%) npm
6 23 (1.75%) Google Play
7 21 (1.60%) PaaS
8 18 (1.37%) IaaS
9 7 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.46%) Office 365
11 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.23%) Firebase
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.15%) Heroku
13 2 (0.15%) Serverless
13 2 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.60%) HTTP
2 17 (1.30%) Wireless
3 15 (1.14%) SSL
4 14 (1.07%) Internet
5 11 (0.84%) SMS
6 10 (0.76%) Intranet
7 3 (0.23%) DNS
8 2 (0.15%) SMTP
9 1 (0.076%) Extranet
9 1 (0.076%) HbbTV
9 1 (0.076%) NGN
9 1 (0.076%) PPP
9 1 (0.076%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.076%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (28.43%) SQL Server
2 138 (10.52%) MySQL
3 91 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 88 (6.71%) Relational Database
5 62 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (4.57%) MongoDB
7 59 (4.50%) RDBMS
8 57 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 48 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
11 35 (2.67%) Power BI
12 32 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 31 (2.36%) Oracle Database
13 31 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
14 30 (2.29%) Big Data
15 26 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
16 22 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
17 19 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 19 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 256 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 78 (5.95%) JIRA
3 69 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 59 (4.50%) Jenkins
5 51 (3.89%) TeamCity
6 48 (3.66%) JUnit
6 48 (3.66%) Subversion
7 44 (3.35%) Maven
8 34 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 29 (2.21%) Calabash
9 29 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (2.06%) Cucumber
10 27 (2.06%) gulp
11 25 (1.91%) webpack
12 24 (1.83%) Bitbucket
13 23 (1.75%) Eclipse
14 19 (1.45%) NUnit
15 17 (1.30%) Grunt
16 14 (1.07%) SpecFlow
17 13 (0.99%) Gradle
General
1 264 (20.12%) Finance
2 162 (12.35%) Electronics
3 157 (11.97%) Marketing
4 150 (11.43%) Telecoms
5 143 (10.90%) Manufacturing
6 62 (4.73%) Banking
7 60 (4.57%) Games
8 49 (3.73%) Retail
9 31 (2.36%) Advertising
10 16 (1.22%) Online Betting
11 15 (1.14%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.69%) Local Government
13 8 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.53%) Law
15 6 (0.46%) Publishing
16 4 (0.30%) Legal
17 3 (0.23%) Back Office
18 1 (0.076%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.076%) Arabic Language
18 1 (0.076%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 611 (46.57%) HTML
2 498 (37.96%) CSS
3 486 (37.04%) .NET
4 301 (22.94%) ASP.NET
5 266 (20.27%) AngularJS
6 228 (17.38%) HTML5
7 174 (13.26%) Node.js
7 174 (13.26%) XML
8 160 (12.20%) React
9 146 (11.13%) RESTful
10 142 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 127 (9.68%) jQuery
12 123 (9.38%) REST
13 100 (7.62%) CSS3
14 98 (7.47%) Spring
15 96 (7.32%) .NET Framework
16 91 (6.94%) Web Services
17 90 (6.86%) JSON
18 84 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
19 83 (6.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 164 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 125 (9.53%) User Experience
3 120 (9.15%) Greenfield Project
4 64 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 44 (3.35%) Data Structures
6 36 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (2.21%) iPad
8 28 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (2.06%) Algorithms
10 21 (1.60%) iPhone
11 18 (1.37%) Fintech
12 17 (1.30%) e-Learning
13 16 (1.22%) Online Games
14 11 (0.84%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.69%) Robotics
17 8 (0.61%) Animation
17 8 (0.61%) Virtual Team
18 7 (0.53%) Digital Media
19 6 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 101 (7.70%) Apple iOS
2 97 (7.39%) Android
3 93 (7.09%) Linux
4 41 (3.13%) Windows
5 9 (0.69%) Solaris
5 9 (0.69%) Unix
6 8 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.38%) CentOS
7 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.076%) Debian
10 1 (0.076%) SmartOS
10 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (27.59%) MVC
3 256 (19.51%) TDD
4 241 (18.37%) Web Development
5 209 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
6 200 (15.24%) OO
6 200 (15.24%) Software Engineering
7 144 (10.98%) Digital Marketing
8 141 (10.75%) Programme Management
9 126 (9.60%) Scrum
9 126 (9.60%) SDLC
10 103 (7.85%) Front End Development
10 103 (7.85%) Microservices
11 101 (7.70%) BDD
12 99 (7.55%) OOP
13 84 (6.40%) Mathematics
14 81 (6.17%) iOS Development
15 75 (5.72%) Mentoring
16 70 (5.34%) Test Automation
17 68 (5.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 742 (56.55%) JavaScript
2 499 (38.03%) C#
3 440 (33.54%) Java
4 358 (27.29%) SQL
5 187 (14.25%) PHP
6 140 (10.67%) C++
7 107 (8.16%) Python
8 75 (5.72%) T-SQL
9 62 (4.73%) Ruby
10 53 (4.04%) Objective-C
11 46 (3.51%) Apple Swift
12 41 (3.13%) VB.NET
13 36 (2.74%) TypeScript
14 32 (2.44%) Scala
15 24 (1.83%) C
15 24 (1.83%) ES6
16 13 (0.99%) F#
16 13 (0.99%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.76%) Go
17 10 (0.76%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 179 (13.64%) Degree
2 73 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 39 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 29 (2.21%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (0.84%) PhD
7 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.46%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.23%) HND
10 2 (0.15%) MCP
11 1 (0.076%) ISEB
11 1 (0.076%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.076%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.076%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.30%) QA
2 4 (0.30%) WCAG
3 2 (0.15%) MiFID
4 1 (0.076%) ECSS
System Software
1 36 (2.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (0.76%) HockeyApp
2 7 (0.53%) Ansible
3 5 (0.38%) Kibana
3 5 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.38%) Puppet
4 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.076%) logstash
5 1 (0.076%) rkt
5 1 (0.076%) Salt
Vendors
1 214 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 141 (10.75%) SAP
3 80 (6.10%) Oracle
4 53 (4.04%) Google
5 33 (2.52%) Apple
6 20 (1.52%) Adobe
7 17 (1.30%) Atlassian
8 13 (0.99%) Xamarin
9 12 (0.91%) Zend
10 10 (0.76%) Tableau
11 9 (0.69%) Citrix
11 9 (0.69%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.38%) Remedy
12 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.38%) Samsung
12 5 (0.38%) WooCommerce
13 3 (0.23%) Autodesk
13 3 (0.23%) BT
13 3 (0.23%) Capita
13 3 (0.23%) Cognos