Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 158 172
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 31 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.81% 0.75% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.77% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 29
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £38,250 £34,375 £37,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £78,750 £85,000
South West median annual salary £49,500 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.79% -4.21% +5.56%

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 3747 3102 3651
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 96.97% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 2658 3162
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,775 £26,250 £25,888
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 Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) C#
3 19 (61.29%) HTML
3 19 (61.29%) Java
3 19 (61.29%) Software Engineering
4 18 (58.06%) .NET
5 16 (51.61%) Spring
6 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
7 14 (45.16%) NoSQL
8 13 (41.94%) CSS
8 13 (41.94%) Web Services
9 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
10 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
10 10 (32.26%) REST
11 9 (29.03%) HTML5
11 9 (29.03%) RESTful
11 9 (29.03%) Degree
11 9 (29.03%) MVC
11 9 (29.03%) Microservices
12 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (25.81%) Finance
12 8 (25.81%) OO
12 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
12 8 (25.81%) Maven
12 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
13 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (22.58%) Marketing
13 7 (22.58%) Digital Marketing

Senior Software 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 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.45%) SaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) npm
4 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) NoSQL
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (25.81%) Maven
2 6 (19.35%) Ant
2 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Electronics
2 7 (22.58%) Manufacturing
2 7 (22.58%) Marketing
2 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) .NET
3 16 (51.61%) Spring
4 13 (41.94%) CSS
4 13 (41.94%) Web Services
5 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
5 10 (32.26%) REST
6 9 (29.03%) HTML5
6 9 (29.03%) RESTful
7 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
8 7 (22.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (19.35%) CSS3
9 6 (19.35%) JMS
9 6 (19.35%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (12.90%) J2EE
11 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
11 3 (9.68%) XML
12 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
12 2 (6.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
2 2 (6.45%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Software Engineering
3 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
4 9 (29.03%) Microservices
4 9 (29.03%) MVC
5 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (25.81%) OO
6 7 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (22.58%) Programme Management
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (19.35%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (12.90%) TDD
9 3 (9.68%) BDD
9 3 (9.68%) SDLC
10 2 (6.45%) Analytical Thinking
10 2 (6.45%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
10 2 (6.45%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) C#
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) F#
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter