Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 34 32
Rank change year-on-year -17 -2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 213 218 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.56% 6.87% 7.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.71% 7.08% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 185 206 289
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,500 £36,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £68,750 £68,750
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3733 3077 3676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.94% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3104 2636 3182
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,450
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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.

1 133 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (57.75%) JavaScript
3 110 (51.64%) C#
4 107 (50.23%) HTML
5 99 (46.48%) .NET
6 84 (39.44%) Java
7 82 (38.50%) CSS
8 71 (33.33%) MVC
9 65 (30.52%) AngularJS
10 63 (29.58%) SQL
11 60 (28.17%) ASP.NET
12 54 (25.35%) Git (software)
13 53 (24.88%) Software Engineering
13 53 (24.88%) TDD
14 50 (23.47%) Finance
14 50 (23.47%) SQL Server
15 46 (21.60%) OO
16 44 (20.66%) Spring
17 43 (20.19%) Scrum
18 39 (18.31%) HTML5
18 39 (18.31%) Greenfield Project
19 37 (17.37%) React
20 36 (16.90%) Web Services
21 35 (16.43%) RESTful
21 35 (16.43%) NoSQL
22 33 (15.49%) REST
22 33 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
22 33 (15.49%) Degree
23 32 (15.02%) Node.js
23 32 (15.02%) Microservices

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 9 (4.23%) Apache
1 9 (4.23%) Mule
1 9 (4.23%) Tomcat
1 9 (4.23%) WordPress
2 8 (3.76%) Confluence
2 8 (3.76%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.29%) Drupal
3 7 (3.29%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.35%) CMS
5 4 (1.88%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.94%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.94%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) nginx
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (1.41%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.76%) SaaS
3 4 (1.88%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (1.88%) npm
4 3 (1.41%) PaaS
5 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.94%) IaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.41%) SMS
2 2 (0.94%) Internet
2 2 (0.94%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) HbbTV
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) NGN
3 1 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.43%) NoSQL
3 26 (12.21%) MySQL
4 11 (5.16%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.76%) Redis
6 7 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.29%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.41%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.41%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.47%) Big Data
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (25.35%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.57%) Maven
3 12 (5.63%) JIRA
3 12 (5.63%) JUnit
4 11 (5.16%) Visual Studio
5 9 (4.23%) NUnit
5 9 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.23%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.29%) Ant
6 7 (3.29%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.82%) MSTest
7 6 (2.82%) Subversion
8 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.88%) gulp
10 3 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.41%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.94%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.47%) Mockito
General
1 50 (23.47%) Finance
2 30 (14.08%) Marketing
3 28 (13.15%) Electronics
4 27 (12.68%) Telecoms
5 26 (12.21%) Manufacturing
6 16 (7.51%) Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (50.23%) HTML
2 99 (46.48%) .NET
3 82 (38.50%) CSS
4 65 (30.52%) AngularJS
5 60 (28.17%) ASP.NET
6 44 (20.66%) Spring
7 39 (18.31%) HTML5
8 37 (17.37%) React
9 36 (16.90%) Web Services
10 35 (16.43%) RESTful
11 33 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (15.49%) REST
12 32 (15.02%) Node.js
13 30 (14.08%) XML
14 23 (10.80%) .NET Framework
15 20 (9.39%) CSS3
16 19 (8.92%) Hibernate
16 19 (8.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (8.45%) JSON
18 17 (7.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.31%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (10.33%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (6.10%) User Experience
5 11 (5.16%) Fintech
6 7 (3.29%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.82%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.82%) iPad
8 5 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.41%) Animation
9 3 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.41%) HoloLens
9 3 (1.41%) HTC Vive
9 3 (1.41%) Oculus Rift
9 3 (1.41%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.47%) Chromecast
11 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.33%) Linux
2 12 (5.63%) Android
2 12 (5.63%) Windows
3 11 (5.16%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.35%) CentOS
4 5 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Unix
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.33%) MVC
3 53 (24.88%) Software Engineering
3 53 (24.88%) TDD
4 46 (21.60%) OO
5 43 (20.19%) Scrum
6 32 (15.02%) Microservices
7 30 (14.08%) Digital Marketing
8 28 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (12.21%) Mentoring
9 26 (12.21%) Programme Management
10 25 (11.74%) BDD
11 20 (9.39%) Web Development
12 18 (8.45%) Unit Testing
13 15 (7.04%) OOP
14 14 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (6.10%) SDLC
15 13 (6.10%) SOA
16 12 (5.63%) Kanban
16 12 (5.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 123 (57.75%) JavaScript
2 110 (51.64%) C#
3 84 (39.44%) Java
4 63 (29.58%) SQL
5 27 (12.68%) PHP
6 13 (6.10%) C++
7 11 (5.16%) Python
8 10 (4.69%) Scala
9 9 (4.23%) C
10 8 (3.76%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.29%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.35%) F#
13 4 (1.88%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.88%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.41%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.41%) GLSL
15 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.94%) ES6
15 2 (0.94%) Ruby
15 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (15.49%) Degree
2 10 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.41%) PhD
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) Kibana
2 1 (0.47%) Ansible
2 1 (0.47%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (12.21%) Microsoft
1 26 (12.21%) SAP
2 8 (3.76%) Google
3 7 (3.29%) Oracle
4 3 (1.41%) Autodesk
4 3 (1.41%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.41%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.94%) Zend
6 1 (0.47%) Twitter