Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 182 166
Rank change year-on-year +37 -16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 53 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.42% 0.52% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.53% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 44 17 23
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £57,125 £54,250 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3,633 3,744 3,282
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.78% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,001 3,129 2,871
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 38 (71.70%) Software Engineering
2 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (56.60%) Web Services
3 30 (56.60%) RESTful
4 28 (52.83%) Java
5 26 (49.06%) AngularJS
6 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
6 24 (45.28%) HTML
7 23 (43.40%) OO
8 22 (41.51%) C#
8 22 (41.51%) .NET
9 21 (39.62%) MVC
9 21 (39.62%) PHP
10 20 (37.74%) HTML5
11 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
11 16 (30.19%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (28.30%) Relational Database
12 15 (28.30%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
14 13 (24.53%) E-Commerce
14 13 (24.53%) J2EE
14 13 (24.53%) MySQL
14 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
14 13 (24.53%) JPA
14 13 (24.53%) Google
14 13 (24.53%) GWT
14 13 (24.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (24.53%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (24.53%) REST
14 13 (24.53%) API Development

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 8 (15.09%) Apache
1 8 (15.09%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.77%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.30%) Relational Database
3 13 (24.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (24.53%) MySQL
4 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
4 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
5 7 (13.21%) Big Data
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.09%) Bitbucket
2 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.09%) PHPUnit
3 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.43%) Ant
4 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.43%) Maven
5 2 (3.77%) MSTest
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Electronics
2 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
2 8 (15.09%) Marketing
2 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (56.60%) RESTful
1 30 (56.60%) Web Services
2 26 (49.06%) AngularJS
3 24 (45.28%) HTML
4 22 (41.51%) .NET
5 20 (37.74%) HTML5
6 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
7 13 (24.53%) GWT
7 13 (24.53%) J2EE
7 13 (24.53%) JPA
7 13 (24.53%) REST
7 13 (24.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (22.64%) Sass
9 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
9 9 (16.98%) Spring
10 8 (15.09%) LAMP
10 8 (15.09%) Laravel
10 8 (15.09%) Symfony
10 8 (15.09%) Yii
11 7 (13.21%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (16.98%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (13.21%) User Experience
4 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.66%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Software Engineering
2 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (43.40%) OO
4 21 (39.62%) MVC
5 15 (28.30%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (24.53%) API Development
6 13 (24.53%) Continuous Deployment
6 13 (24.53%) E-Commerce
7 12 (22.64%) TDD
8 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
9 10 (18.87%) Project Management
9 10 (18.87%) SDLC
10 8 (15.09%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (15.09%) Programme Management
10 8 (15.09%) Scrum
11 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (13.21%) Data Science
11 7 (13.21%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) Java
2 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
3 22 (41.51%) C#
4 21 (39.62%) PHP
5 5 (9.43%) Python
5 5 (9.43%) Ruby
5 5 (9.43%) SQL
6 4 (7.55%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.66%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Google
2 8 (15.09%) SAP
2 8 (15.09%) Zend
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle