The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 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
Software Developer
South West / Bristol
Rank 47 56 78
Rank change year-on-year +9 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 100 83 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.57% 4.53% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.73% 4.68% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 63 81 52
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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%  

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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Bristol

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 123 (65.08%) Java
2 117 (61.90%) OO
3 115 (60.85%) SQL
4 102 (53.97%) SDLC
5 99 (52.38%) C++
5 99 (52.38%) Mathematics
5 99 (52.38%) Computer Science
6 96 (50.79%) XML
7 73 (38.62%) C#
8 61 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (30.16%) SQL Server
10 54 (28.57%) .NET
11 45 (23.81%) MVC
12 44 (23.28%) TDD
12 44 (23.28%) JavaScript
13 41 (21.69%) ASP.NET
14 37 (19.58%) HTML
15 33 (17.46%) CSS
16 26 (13.76%) AngularJS
16 26 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 25 (13.23%) Scrum
18 23 (12.17%) BDD
19 22 (11.64%) Python
20 21 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
20 21 (11.11%) Mentoring
21 19 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
21 19 (10.05%) Git (software)
21 19 (10.05%) RESTful
22 18 (9.52%) MongoDB
22 18 (9.52%) NoSQL

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 7 (3.70%) Apache Spark
1 7 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.17%) Apache Solr
2 6 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.17%) JBoss
2 6 (3.17%) Jetty
2 6 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.17%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) DNN
5 1 (0.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (1.59%) MS Office
2 2 (1.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.12%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.23%) HTTP
2 3 (1.59%) Intranet
3 2 (1.06%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 18 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (6.35%) MySQL
5 6 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.17%) Big Data
5 6 (3.17%) Couchbase
5 6 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.17%) Redis
5 6 (3.17%) Riak
6 2 (1.06%) MS Access
6 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (10.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.65%) JUnit
4 4 (2.12%) Ant
4 4 (2.12%) Maven
4 4 (2.12%) Subversion
5 3 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.53%) Bower
6 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.53%) Grunt
6 1 (0.53%) gulp
6 1 (0.53%) Hudson
6 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.53%) MSTest
6 1 (0.53%) NUnit
6 1 (0.53%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 15 (7.94%) Finance
2 13 (6.88%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.35%) Electronics
3 12 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.35%) Marketing
4 10 (5.29%) Games
5 7 (3.70%) Retail
6 6 (3.17%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (50.79%) XML
2 54 (28.57%) .NET
3 41 (21.69%) ASP.NET
4 37 (19.58%) HTML
5 33 (17.46%) CSS
6 26 (13.76%) AngularJS
6 26 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (10.05%) RESTful
8 15 (7.94%) jQuery
9 14 (7.41%) REST
9 14 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (6.35%) HTML5
11 11 (5.82%) .NET Framework
12 9 (4.76%) Angular 2
12 9 (4.76%) React
13 8 (4.23%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (4.23%) WCF
14 7 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (3.70%) SOAP
15 6 (3.17%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 99 (52.38%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.82%) Streaming Video
3 10 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.70%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.12%) User Experience
7 3 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.53%) FMCG
9 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.29%) Linux
2 7 (3.70%) Android
2 7 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.65%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (61.90%) OO
2 102 (53.97%) SDLC
3 99 (52.38%) Mathematics
4 61 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (23.81%) MVC
6 44 (23.28%) TDD
7 25 (13.23%) Scrum
8 23 (12.17%) BDD
9 21 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 16 (8.47%) Multithreading
10 16 (8.47%) Software Engineering
11 14 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (6.35%) Concurrent Programming
13 12 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
13 12 (6.35%) Programme Management
13 12 (6.35%) Web Development
14 9 (4.76%) DRM
15 8 (4.23%) Coaching
15 8 (4.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 123 (65.08%) Java
2 115 (60.85%) SQL
3 99 (52.38%) C++
4 73 (38.62%) C#
5 44 (23.28%) JavaScript
6 22 (11.64%) Python
7 11 (5.82%) Ruby
8 8 (4.23%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.23%) Go
8 8 (4.23%) Perl
8 8 (4.23%) PHP
9 7 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.17%) VBA
11 5 (2.65%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.12%) Apex Code
12 4 (2.12%) C
12 4 (2.12%) Scala
12 4 (2.12%) VB
13 3 (1.59%) VB6
13 3 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.99%) Degree
2 5 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) Ansible
1 6 (3.17%) Kibana
1 6 (3.17%) logstash
1 6 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.17%) Puppet
1 6 (3.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.35%) SAP
3 8 (4.23%) Oracle
4 4 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.53%) Remedy
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