Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,232 1,328 1,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 32.77% 34.35% 39.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.65% 35.14% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 1,172 1,243
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,375 £56,250
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 3,661 3,779 3,296
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 97.75% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,025 3,160 2,885
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 600 (48.70%) JavaScript
2 538 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
3 524 (42.53%) HTML
4 518 (42.05%) C#
5 463 (37.58%) .NET
6 446 (36.20%) CSS
7 430 (34.90%) Java
8 351 (28.49%) SQL
9 326 (26.46%) SQL Server
10 278 (22.56%) MVC
11 266 (21.59%) Finance
12 264 (21.43%) AngularJS
13 233 (18.91%) TDD
14 230 (18.67%) Scrum
15 220 (17.86%) HTML5
16 215 (17.45%) ASP.NET
17 211 (17.13%) Git (software)
18 210 (17.05%) OO
19 202 (16.40%) Software Engineering
20 195 (15.83%) jQuery
21 194 (15.75%) Microsoft
22 187 (15.18%) PHP
23 176 (14.29%) Degree
24 173 (14.04%) Web Development
24 173 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
25 163 (13.23%) MySQL
26 161 (13.07%) Marketing
27 153 (12.42%) Electronics
28 151 (12.26%) Python
28 151 (12.26%) Continuous Integration

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 75 (6.09%) Apache
2 67 (5.44%) Tomcat
3 50 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (3.90%) CMS
5 30 (2.44%) Umbraco
6 27 (2.19%) nginx
7 23 (1.87%) Confluence
8 20 (1.62%) WordPress
9 18 (1.46%) Drupal
10 16 (1.30%) JBoss
11 12 (0.97%) Joomla!
12 11 (0.89%) Alfresco
12 11 (0.89%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.81%) Jetty
13 10 (0.81%) SharePoint
14 9 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.57%) EPiServer
15 7 (0.57%) Kentico
15 7 (0.57%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (0.24%) InDesign
3 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.081%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.081%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.79%) Magento
2 13 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.41%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.24%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.24%) nopCommerce
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.16%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.16%) Shopify
5 2 (0.16%) Unica
6 1 (0.081%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.081%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 91 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.19%) SaaS
4 22 (1.79%) GitHub
5 15 (1.22%) PaaS
6 12 (0.97%) npm
7 9 (0.73%) Office 365
8 7 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.57%) IaaS
8 7 (0.57%) Serverless
9 4 (0.32%) Google Play
9 4 (0.32%) Yarn
10 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.24%) iPaaS
10 3 (0.24%) NuGet
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.16%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 76 (6.17%) Internet
2 25 (2.03%) Wireless
3 23 (1.87%) HTTP
4 22 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.70%) IPv4
5 21 (1.70%) IPv6
6 20 (1.62%) SSL
7 14 (1.14%) SMS
8 10 (0.81%) DNS
9 8 (0.65%) Bluetooth
10 7 (0.57%) SSH
11 6 (0.49%) FTP
11 6 (0.49%) SMTP
12 4 (0.32%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.24%) Modbus
13 3 (0.24%) VPN
14 1 (0.081%) Broadband
14 1 (0.081%) Extranet
14 1 (0.081%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (26.46%) SQL Server
2 163 (13.23%) MySQL
3 97 (7.87%) NoSQL
4 68 (5.52%) MongoDB
5 59 (4.79%) Relational Database
6 47 (3.81%) Big Data
7 36 (2.92%) Oracle Database
8 35 (2.84%) RDBMS
9 30 (2.44%) Redis
10 25 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.70%) InfluxDB
12 21 (1.70%) Neo4j
13 20 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
17 13 (1.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 211 (17.13%) Git (software)
2 111 (9.01%) JUnit
3 74 (6.01%) JIRA
4 68 (5.52%) Subversion
5 58 (4.71%) Jenkins
6 56 (4.55%) Maven
7 53 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 52 (4.22%) Eclipse
9 51 (4.14%) PHPUnit
10 50 (4.06%) Selenium
11 42 (3.41%) Visual Studio
12 40 (3.25%) Bitbucket
13 32 (2.60%) Jasmine
14 27 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 27 (2.19%) TestNG
15 25 (2.03%) Android Studio
15 25 (2.03%) Protractor
16 24 (1.95%) Cucumber
17 21 (1.70%) Spock
17 21 (1.70%) TeamCity
General
1 266 (21.59%) Finance
2 161 (13.07%) Marketing
3 153 (12.42%) Electronics
4 142 (11.53%) Telecoms
5 132 (10.71%) Manufacturing
6 57 (4.63%) Retail
7 26 (2.11%) Games
8 22 (1.79%) Law
9 16 (1.30%) Legal
10 7 (0.57%) Banking
11 5 (0.41%) Advertising
12 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.16%) Back Office
14 1 (0.081%) Automotive
14 1 (0.081%) Local Government
14 1 (0.081%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.081%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 524 (42.53%) HTML
2 463 (37.58%) .NET
3 446 (36.20%) CSS
4 264 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 220 (17.86%) HTML5
6 215 (17.45%) ASP.NET
7 195 (15.83%) jQuery
8 134 (10.88%) React
9 131 (10.63%) REST
10 129 (10.47%) Web Services
11 122 (9.90%) Spring
12 118 (9.58%) RESTful
13 102 (8.28%) XML
14 97 (7.87%) .NET Framework
14 97 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 92 (7.47%) CSS3
16 88 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 78 (6.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 77 (6.25%) Node.js
19 70 (5.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 138 (11.20%) User Experience
2 116 (9.42%) Computer Science
3 99 (8.04%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (2.27%) Algorithms
8 27 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
9 26 (2.11%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.79%) RIA
11 21 (1.70%) Fintech
12 15 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (0.73%) Social Network
14 8 (0.65%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.65%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.57%) Driving Licence
16 6 (0.49%) Smartphone
17 5 (0.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 4 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 146 (11.85%) Linux
2 90 (7.31%) Android
3 72 (5.84%) Apple iOS
4 45 (3.65%) Windows
5 34 (2.76%) Unix
6 21 (1.70%) FreeBSD
7 14 (1.14%) CentOS
8 10 (0.81%) Solaris
9 4 (0.32%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.081%) Debian
12 1 (0.081%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (22.56%) MVC
3 233 (18.91%) TDD
4 230 (18.67%) Scrum
5 210 (17.05%) OO
6 202 (16.40%) Software Engineering
7 173 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
7 173 (14.04%) Web Development
8 151 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
9 130 (10.55%) Digital Marketing
10 128 (10.39%) Programme Management
11 126 (10.23%) SDLC
12 118 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
13 113 (9.17%) BDD
14 108 (8.77%) E-Commerce
15 91 (7.39%) Test Automation
16 74 (6.01%) OOP
17 71 (5.76%) Unit Testing
18 67 (5.44%) Mentoring
19 64 (5.19%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 600 (48.70%) JavaScript
2 518 (42.05%) C#
3 430 (34.90%) Java
4 351 (28.49%) SQL
5 187 (15.18%) PHP
6 151 (12.26%) Python
7 112 (9.09%) C++
8 56 (4.55%) Ruby
9 49 (3.98%) C
10 38 (3.08%) ES6
10 38 (3.08%) TypeScript
11 36 (2.92%) VB.NET
12 35 (2.84%) T-SQL
13 33 (2.68%) Scala
14 30 (2.44%) Perl
15 23 (1.87%) Objective-C
16 22 (1.79%) Clojure
17 21 (1.70%) Groovy
17 21 (1.70%) Java 8
18 16 (1.30%) ES7
Qualifications
1 176 (14.29%) Degree
2 80 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 40 (3.25%) SC Cleared
5 26 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.41%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.081%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.60%) QA
2 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.24%) WCAG
4 1 (0.081%) GDPR
System Software
1 64 (5.19%) Docker
2 5 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) Firmware
4 1 (0.081%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (1.70%) Icinga
2 16 (1.30%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.06%) HockeyApp
4 9 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.57%) Ansible
5 7 (0.57%) Terraform
6 3 (0.24%) Puppet
7 1 (0.081%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.081%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 194 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 134 (10.88%) Oracle
3 131 (10.63%) SAP
4 50 (4.06%) Google
5 23 (1.87%) Atlassian
6 21 (1.70%) Sitecore
7 15 (1.22%) Zend
8 14 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 11 (0.89%) Adobe
10 9 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.65%) IBM
12 7 (0.57%) Informatica
13 6 (0.49%) hybris
13 6 (0.49%) Tableau
14 5 (0.41%) Capita
14 5 (0.41%) Cognos
14 5 (0.41%) Twitter
14 5 (0.41%) Xamarin
15 3 (0.24%) Apple
15 3 (0.24%) Sage