The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 75 65
Rank change year-on-year +31 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 119 45 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.47% 2.80% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.66% 2.89% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 102 41 76
Median salary £28,750 £42,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.35% +1.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year - +1.91%  

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 1788 1556 1891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.17% 96.95% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1353 1640
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Bristol

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Bristol

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 120 (55.05%) Java
2 103 (47.25%) OO
3 100 (45.87%) .NET
4 96 (44.04%) SQL
4 96 (44.04%) C#
5 94 (43.12%) Computer Science
6 90 (41.28%) SQL Server
7 86 (39.45%) C++
8 82 (37.61%) JavaScript
9 81 (37.16%) Mathematics
10 79 (36.24%) SDLC
11 74 (33.94%) XML
12 72 (33.03%) MVC
13 70 (32.11%) ASP.NET
13 70 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
14 68 (31.19%) HTML
15 57 (26.15%) CSS
16 49 (22.48%) Degree
17 45 (20.64%) Microsoft
18 44 (20.18%) TDD
19 38 (17.43%) ASP.NET MVC
20 34 (15.60%) Python
20 34 (15.60%) Scrum
21 32 (14.68%) Finance
22 31 (14.22%) jQuery
23 30 (13.76%) Software Engineering
24 27 (12.39%) BDD
24 27 (12.39%) Telecoms
24 27 (12.39%) Oracle
24 27 (12.39%) AngularJS

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 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.38%) IIS
2 3 (1.38%) Papyrus
3 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.92%) WordPress
4 1 (0.46%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (10.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.13%) SaaS
4 5 (2.29%) IaaS
4 5 (2.29%) PaaS
5 4 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.80%) HTTP
2 6 (2.75%) SSL
3 4 (1.83%) Intranet
4 2 (0.92%) Extranet
4 2 (0.92%) Internet
5 1 (0.46%) 802.11
5 1 (0.46%) 802.15
5 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.46%) FTP
5 1 (0.46%) MIMO
5 1 (0.46%) SSH
5 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.46%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (41.28%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.55%) NoSQL
3 19 (8.72%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.88%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.96%) MongoDB
6 11 (5.05%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.13%) MySQL
7 9 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.29%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.38%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.92%) MS Access
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.21%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.21%) Subversion
3 6 (2.75%) MSTest
4 5 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.29%) Maven
4 5 (2.29%) Mercurial
4 5 (2.29%) MSBuild
5 4 (1.83%) Ant
5 4 (1.83%) JUnit
5 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.38%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.92%) Hudson
8 1 (0.46%) GoogleTest
General
1 32 (14.68%) Finance
2 27 (12.39%) Telecoms
3 23 (10.55%) Electronics
3 23 (10.55%) Manufacturing
3 23 (10.55%) Marketing
4 8 (3.67%) Games
5 3 (1.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (45.87%) .NET
2 74 (33.94%) XML
3 70 (32.11%) ASP.NET
4 68 (31.19%) HTML
5 57 (26.15%) CSS
6 38 (17.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (14.22%) jQuery
8 27 (12.39%) AngularJS
9 22 (10.09%) REST
9 22 (10.09%) RESTful
10 15 (6.88%) HTML5
10 15 (6.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (6.42%) .NET Framework
12 13 (5.96%) WCF
13 12 (5.50%) Razor View Engine
14 11 (5.05%) Angular 2
14 11 (5.05%) J2EE
15 7 (3.21%) JSON
15 7 (3.21%) SOAP
15 7 (3.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 94 (43.12%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.96%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (5.50%) User Experience
5 11 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.59%) Streaming Video
7 5 (2.29%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.38%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.46%) FMCG
9 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.80%) Linux
2 10 (4.59%) Windows
3 4 (1.83%) Android
4 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.38%) Solaris
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (47.25%) OO
2 81 (37.16%) Mathematics
3 79 (36.24%) SDLC
4 72 (33.03%) MVC
5 70 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (20.18%) TDD
7 34 (15.60%) Scrum
8 30 (13.76%) Software Engineering
9 27 (12.39%) BDD
10 24 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (10.55%) Digital Marketing
11 23 (10.55%) Programme Management
12 20 (9.17%) OOP
13 15 (6.88%) Mentoring
14 13 (5.96%) Multithreading
15 9 (4.13%) Concurrent Programming
15 9 (4.13%) Web Development
16 8 (3.67%) E-Commerce
17 7 (3.21%) DRM
17 7 (3.21%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 120 (55.05%) Java
2 96 (44.04%) C#
2 96 (44.04%) SQL
3 86 (39.45%) C++
4 82 (37.61%) JavaScript
5 34 (15.60%) Python
6 15 (6.88%) Perl
7 10 (4.59%) PHP
7 10 (4.59%) Ruby
8 9 (4.13%) C
8 9 (4.13%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.67%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.21%) VBA
11 6 (2.75%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.83%) Go
12 4 (1.83%) VB
13 3 (1.38%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.38%) VB6
13 3 (1.38%) VBScript
14 2 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (22.48%) Degree
2 19 (8.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.59%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.21%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 45 (20.64%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.39%) Oracle
3 23 (10.55%) SAP
4 3 (1.38%) Citrix
4 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.38%) Sybase
5 2 (0.92%) Google
6 1 (0.46%) Remedy
6 1 (0.46%) Telerik
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