The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Senior Developer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 39 33
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 107 92 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.80% 5.70% 6.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.98% 5.88% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 92 89 115
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 1790 1564 1885
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.07% 96.90% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1361 1625
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 141 (64.09%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (62.73%) JavaScript
3 123 (55.91%) C#
4 99 (45.00%) .NET
5 96 (43.64%) HTML
6 78 (35.45%) SQL Server
6 78 (35.45%) MVC
7 76 (34.55%) Java
8 70 (31.82%) ASP.NET
9 68 (30.91%) AngularJS
10 67 (30.45%) CSS
11 61 (27.73%) TDD
12 59 (26.82%) Scrum
13 54 (24.55%) SQL
14 51 (23.18%) OO
15 50 (22.73%) MySQL
16 48 (21.82%) Git (software)
17 45 (20.45%) Software Engineering
18 43 (19.55%) Microsoft Azure
18 43 (19.55%) React
19 42 (19.09%) PHP
19 42 (19.09%) Finance
20 38 (17.27%) Microsoft
20 38 (17.27%) REST
21 36 (16.36%) NoSQL
21 36 (16.36%) HTML5
21 36 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
22 33 (15.00%) RESTful
22 33 (15.00%) Greenfield Project

Senior 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 22 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 21 (9.55%) WebSphere
3 18 (8.18%) OpenStack
3 18 (8.18%) WebLogic
4 13 (5.91%) Apache
5 12 (5.45%) Drupal
5 12 (5.45%) WordPress
6 10 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (4.09%) Apache Solr
7 9 (4.09%) Apache Spark
7 9 (4.09%) JBoss
7 9 (4.09%) Jetty
8 8 (3.64%) IIS
9 7 (3.18%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (2.27%) Confluence
11 5 (2.27%) Mule
12 4 (1.82%) Umbraco
12 4 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.36%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Autodesk Inventor
1 5 (2.27%) Revit
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (19.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.36%) DNS
1 3 (1.36%) HTTP
1 3 (1.36%) SSL
2 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.45%) HbbTV
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) NGN
2 1 (0.45%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (35.45%) SQL Server
2 50 (22.73%) MySQL
3 36 (16.36%) NoSQL
4 26 (11.82%) MongoDB
5 24 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (6.36%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.91%) Redis
8 12 (5.45%) Big Data
9 11 (5.00%) RDBMS
10 9 (4.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (4.09%) Couchbase
10 9 (4.09%) Hadoop
10 9 (4.09%) Riak
11 7 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (2.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (2.73%) Power BI
12 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 48 (21.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.36%) MSTest
2 14 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.91%) NUnit
4 8 (3.64%) JIRA
4 8 (3.64%) JUnit
5 7 (3.18%) Maven
5 7 (3.18%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.82%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.36%) Bower
8 3 (1.36%) Grunt
8 3 (1.36%) gulp
8 3 (1.36%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.36%) JSHint
8 3 (1.36%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.36%) Mockito
8 3 (1.36%) QUnit
8 3 (1.36%) webpack
General
1 42 (19.09%) Finance
2 16 (7.27%) Marketing
3 12 (5.45%) Banking
4 11 (5.00%) Electronics
4 11 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.09%) Games
6 9 (4.09%) Retail
7 8 (3.64%) Advertising
8 5 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (45.00%) .NET
2 96 (43.64%) HTML
3 70 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 68 (30.91%) AngularJS
5 67 (30.45%) CSS
6 43 (19.55%) React
7 38 (17.27%) REST
8 36 (16.36%) HTML5
9 33 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (15.00%) RESTful
10 31 (14.09%) Node.js
11 28 (12.73%) Spring
12 23 (10.45%) .NET Framework
12 23 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (10.45%) XML
13 22 (10.00%) WCF
14 20 (9.09%) jQuery
15 15 (6.82%) Backbone.js
15 15 (6.82%) Web Services
16 14 (6.36%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (11.82%) Computer Science
3 24 (10.91%) User Experience
4 19 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (5.91%) Augmented Reality
6 9 (4.09%) Fintech
7 8 (3.64%) Streaming Video
8 7 (3.18%) Animation
8 7 (3.18%) HoloLens
8 7 (3.18%) HTC Vive
8 7 (3.18%) Oculus Rift
9 6 (2.73%) e-Learning
10 5 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (2.27%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.27%) Video on Demand
11 4 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.82%) iPad
12 3 (1.36%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.18%) Linux
2 16 (7.27%) Windows
3 15 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 14 (6.36%) Android
5 2 (0.91%) CentOS
5 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (64.09%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (35.45%) MVC
3 61 (27.73%) TDD
4 59 (26.82%) Scrum
5 51 (23.18%) OO
6 45 (20.45%) Software Engineering
7 36 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (14.09%) OOP
9 27 (12.27%) BDD
9 27 (12.27%) Web Development
10 23 (10.45%) Mentoring
11 21 (9.55%) Microservices
12 20 (9.09%) Kanban
12 20 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 18 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (6.82%) Concurrent Programming
14 15 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
14 15 (6.82%) Multithreading
15 14 (6.36%) Open Source
16 13 (5.91%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (62.73%) JavaScript
2 123 (55.91%) C#
3 76 (34.55%) Java
4 54 (24.55%) SQL
5 42 (19.09%) PHP
6 26 (11.82%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.00%) Scala
8 9 (4.09%) Apex Code
9 8 (3.64%) C++
9 8 (3.64%) F#
9 8 (3.64%) Python
9 8 (3.64%) Ruby
10 6 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.73%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.27%) GLSL
12 4 (1.82%) Go
12 4 (1.82%) Perl
13 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (14.09%) Degree
2 19 (8.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.73%) PhD
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (8.18%) Ansible
1 18 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (8.18%) Puppet
2 9 (4.09%) Kibana
2 9 (4.09%) logstash
2 9 (4.09%) Salt
3 1 (0.45%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 38 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.36%) Oracle
3 10 (4.55%) SAP
4 9 (4.09%) Google
4 9 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.73%) Adobe
6 5 (2.27%) Autodesk
7 4 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.82%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.36%) Informatica
9 2 (0.91%) Zend
10 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.45%) hybris
10 1 (0.45%) Remedy
10 1 (0.45%) Teradata
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