Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £40,000 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.

Software Programmer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 175 196
Rank change year-on-year -30 +21 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.052% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% -4.55% +76.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £58,750 £63,250
South West median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +23.53% +6.25%

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%

Software Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Programmer in Bristol

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Software Programmer in Bristol

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Software Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Ada
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB

Software Programmer 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Ada
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared