The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
South West / Bristol
Rank 41 28 35
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 113 154 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.30% 8.40% 5.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.48% 8.68% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 109 141 108
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1744 1775 1886
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.21% 96.78% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1551 1586
Median salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.09% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Bristol

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Bristol.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Bristol

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Bristol over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Bristol

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 152 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (63.18%) C#
3 116 (52.73%) .NET
4 106 (48.18%) JavaScript
5 90 (40.91%) SQL Server
6 86 (39.09%) MVC
7 79 (35.91%) ASP.NET
7 79 (35.91%) HTML
8 71 (32.27%) Java
9 57 (25.91%) AngularJS
10 55 (25.00%) SQL
10 55 (25.00%) CSS
11 54 (24.55%) OO
11 54 (24.55%) Scrum
12 52 (23.64%) TDD
12 52 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 48 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 46 (20.91%) Microsoft
15 45 (20.45%) Oracle
16 42 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
18 40 (18.18%) Git (software)
18 40 (18.18%) Software Engineering
18 40 (18.18%) Finance
19 37 (16.82%) MySQL
19 37 (16.82%) ASP.NET Web API
19 37 (16.82%) Mentoring
20 36 (16.36%) React
20 36 (16.36%) NoSQL
20 36 (16.36%) WCF

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 23 (10.45%) OpenStack
1 23 (10.45%) Tomcat
1 23 (10.45%) WebLogic
1 23 (10.45%) WebSphere
2 22 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (9.09%) Apache Spark
4 19 (8.64%) Apache Solr
4 19 (8.64%) JBoss
4 19 (8.64%) Jetty
5 12 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (4.09%) CMS
7 8 (3.64%) Drupal
8 7 (3.18%) Apache
8 7 (3.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.73%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.73%) Umbraco
10 5 (2.27%) IIS
11 4 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.82%) WordPress
12 3 (1.36%) EPiServer
Applications
1 26 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) MS Office
2 3 (1.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.45%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (3.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Force.com
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.36%) HTTP
2 2 (0.91%) DNS
2 2 (0.91%) SSL
3 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 37 (16.82%) MySQL
3 36 (16.36%) NoSQL
4 35 (15.91%) MongoDB
5 31 (14.09%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (11.82%) Relational Database
7 23 (10.45%) Redis
8 21 (9.55%) Big Data
9 20 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (9.09%) Hadoop
10 19 (8.64%) Couchbase
10 19 (8.64%) Riak
11 12 (5.45%) RDBMS
12 9 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (2.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 6 (2.73%) Power BI
15 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.36%) MSTest
3 11 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.55%) NUnit
5 9 (4.09%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.73%) gulp
6 6 (2.73%) JIRA
7 5 (2.27%) Grunt
8 4 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.82%) JUnit
8 4 (1.82%) Maven
8 4 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.36%) Mockito
9 3 (1.36%) NCrunch
9 3 (1.36%) PhantomJS
9 3 (1.36%) Redmine
9 3 (1.36%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.36%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (18.18%) Finance
2 19 (8.64%) Retail
3 18 (8.18%) Banking
4 12 (5.45%) Advertising
4 12 (5.45%) Marketing
4 12 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.00%) Games
6 7 (3.18%) Electronics
6 7 (3.18%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.18%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.36%) Legal
8 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (52.73%) .NET
2 79 (35.91%) ASP.NET
2 79 (35.91%) HTML
3 57 (25.91%) AngularJS
4 55 (25.00%) CSS
5 48 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (16.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 36 (16.36%) React
7 36 (16.36%) WCF
8 31 (14.09%) REST
9 30 (13.64%) HTML5
10 28 (12.73%) .NET Framework
11 25 (11.36%) Spring
12 23 (10.45%) RESTful
13 21 (9.55%) jQuery
14 19 (8.64%) Elastic Stack
14 19 (8.64%) Lucene
15 14 (6.36%) Node.js
16 13 (5.91%) Web Services
17 12 (5.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.91%) User Experience
2 17 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.09%) Streaming Video
5 7 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.18%) Augmented Reality
5 7 (3.18%) Video on Demand
6 6 (2.73%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.82%) Animation
8 4 (1.82%) HoloLens
8 4 (1.82%) HTC Vive
8 4 (1.82%) Oculus Rift
9 3 (1.36%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.91%) Fintech
10 2 (0.91%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.45%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.36%) Android
1 14 (6.36%) Apple iOS
2 13 (5.91%) Windows
3 10 (4.55%) Linux
4 6 (2.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (39.09%) MVC
3 54 (24.55%) OO
3 54 (24.55%) Scrum
4 52 (23.64%) TDD
5 42 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 37 (16.82%) Mentoring
8 33 (15.00%) Web Development
9 25 (11.36%) ETL
10 22 (10.00%) Kanban
10 22 (10.00%) Multithreading
11 21 (9.55%) Concurrent Programming
12 20 (9.09%) Coaching
12 20 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 19 (8.64%) BDD
13 19 (8.64%) DSDM
13 19 (8.64%) RUP
13 19 (8.64%) Software Delivery
13 19 (8.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 139 (63.18%) C#
2 106 (48.18%) JavaScript
3 71 (32.27%) Java
4 55 (25.00%) SQL
5 29 (13.18%) T-SQL
6 27 (12.27%) PHP
7 19 (8.64%) Python
8 14 (6.36%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.36%) Go
8 14 (6.36%) Perl
9 13 (5.91%) Apex Code
10 10 (4.55%) Ruby
11 8 (3.64%) Scala
12 7 (3.18%) C++
13 5 (2.27%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.82%) Clojure
14 4 (1.82%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.82%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.36%) VB
15 3 (1.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (11.36%) Degree
2 7 (3.18%) PhD
3 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (11.82%) Ansible
2 23 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (10.45%) Puppet
3 19 (8.64%) Kibana
3 19 (8.64%) logstash
3 19 (8.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (20.91%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.45%) Oracle
3 14 (6.36%) Informatica
4 13 (5.91%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.18%) SAP
6 6 (2.73%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.82%) Serena
8 3 (1.36%) Adobe
8 3 (1.36%) Panasonic
8 3 (1.36%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.91%) Zend
10 1 (0.45%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.45%) Google
10 1 (0.45%) hybris
10 1 (0.45%) Remedy
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