The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £43,000 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 Software Developer
South West / Bristol
Rank 114 117 118
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 17 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.95% 0.98% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.01% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 11
Median salary £43,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.02% +8.82%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76%  

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 Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Bristol

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Bristol

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

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

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Bristol

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

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

1 25 (86.21%) C#
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
4 21 (72.41%) .NET
5 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (55.17%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (55.17%) Mentoring
7 15 (51.72%) TDD
7 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
8 14 (48.28%) MVC
9 13 (44.83%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
9 13 (44.83%) MongoDB
10 12 (41.38%) Java
11 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
12 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (34.48%) SQL
13 9 (31.03%) DRM
13 9 (31.03%) Games
13 9 (31.03%) Streaming Video
13 9 (31.03%) BDD
13 9 (31.03%) RESTful
13 9 (31.03%) Ruby
14 8 (27.59%) Concurrent Programming
14 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
14 8 (27.59%) OO
15 7 (24.14%) Python
15 7 (24.14%) HTML
15 7 (24.14%) Scrum
15 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management

Senior Software 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 6 (20.69%) Apache Solr
1 6 (20.69%) Apache Spark
1 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (20.69%) JBoss
1 6 (20.69%) Jetty
1 6 (20.69%) OpenStack
1 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
1 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
1 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (55.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) MongoDB
2 13 (44.83%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
4 6 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (20.69%) Big Data
4 6 (20.69%) Couchbase
4 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
4 6 (20.69%) MySQL
4 6 (20.69%) Redis
4 6 (20.69%) Riak
5 2 (6.90%) MS Access
6 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (31.03%) Games
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
3 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (31.03%) RESTful
5 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (20.69%) Lucene
6 6 (20.69%) React
7 4 (13.79%) REST
8 3 (10.34%) Spring
9 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP
9 2 (6.90%) SOAP
10 1 (3.45%) jQuery
10 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
10 1 (3.45%) Web Services
10 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Streaming Video
2 7 (24.14%) Video on Demand
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Android
1 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Mentoring
3 15 (51.72%) TDD
4 14 (48.28%) MVC
5 9 (31.03%) BDD
5 9 (31.03%) DRM
6 8 (27.59%) Concurrent Programming
6 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
6 8 (27.59%) OO
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (24.14%) Scrum
7 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (24.14%) Web Development
8 6 (20.69%) Coaching
8 6 (20.69%) DSDM
8 6 (20.69%) Kanban
8 6 (20.69%) Mobile Development
8 6 (20.69%) RUP
8 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 12 (41.38%) Java
4 10 (34.48%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) Ruby
6 7 (24.14%) Python
7 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
7 6 (20.69%) Go
7 6 (20.69%) Perl
8 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
9 2 (6.90%) PHP
9 2 (6.90%) VBA
10 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
10 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Ansible
1 6 (20.69%) Kibana
1 6 (20.69%) logstash
1 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
1 6 (20.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 2 days ago
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