Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 166 164
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 51 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.32% 0.57% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.58% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 20 27
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% -9.47% +11.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,875 £37,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £66,250
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +11.76%

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 3,746 3,431 3,402
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.27% 97.22% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,147 2,842 3,003
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,200
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 32 (62.75%) HTML
1 32 (62.75%) Java
2 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
2 29 (56.86%) Software Engineering
3 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (52.94%) AngularJS
4 23 (45.10%) Web Services
4 23 (45.10%) RESTful
5 21 (41.18%) HTML5
6 19 (37.25%) TDD
7 18 (35.29%) .NET
7 18 (35.29%) C#
7 18 (35.29%) CSS
7 18 (35.29%) Spring
8 16 (31.37%) Mentoring
9 15 (29.41%) MVC
9 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
10 14 (27.45%) SQL
10 14 (27.45%) React
11 13 (25.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (25.49%) Continuous Deployment
11 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
11 13 (25.49%) J2EE
11 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (25.49%) Maven
12 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
12 12 (23.53%) Entity Framework
12 12 (23.53%) Scrum
13 11 (21.57%) Python
14 10 (19.61%) WebSphere

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 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.92%) npm
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) MySQL
3 9 (17.65%) Big Data
4 7 (13.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.96%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.49%) Maven
3 10 (19.61%) Ant
3 10 (19.61%) Eclipse
4 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.88%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.88%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Babel
6 1 (1.96%) gulp
6 1 (1.96%) Mocha
6 1 (1.96%) NUnit
6 1 (1.96%) webpack
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Electronics
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (62.75%) HTML
2 27 (52.94%) AngularJS
3 23 (45.10%) RESTful
3 23 (45.10%) Web Services
4 21 (41.18%) HTML5
5 18 (35.29%) .NET
5 18 (35.29%) CSS
5 18 (35.29%) Spring
6 14 (27.45%) React
7 13 (25.49%) J2EE
7 13 (25.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
8 12 (23.53%) Entity Framework
9 10 (19.61%) CSS3
9 10 (19.61%) JMS
9 10 (19.61%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (15.69%) Hibernate
10 8 (15.69%) NHibernate
10 8 (15.69%) REST
11 7 (13.73%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (15.69%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Software Engineering
2 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) TDD
4 16 (31.37%) Mentoring
5 15 (29.41%) MVC
6 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (25.49%) Continuous Deployment
7 12 (23.53%) Scrum
8 10 (19.61%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (19.61%) Kanban
8 10 (19.61%) Mob Programming
8 10 (19.61%) OO
8 10 (19.61%) Pair Programming
8 10 (19.61%) Scrum-ban
9 9 (17.65%) Project Management
9 9 (17.65%) SDLC
10 8 (15.69%) API Development
10 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (15.69%) Data Science
10 8 (15.69%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) Java
2 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
3 18 (35.29%) C#
4 14 (27.45%) SQL
5 11 (21.57%) Python
6 10 (19.61%) PHP
6 10 (19.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) ES6
7 1 (1.96%) F#
7 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.96%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Google
2 5 (9.80%) SAP
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) Zend