The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 102 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 19 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.05% 1.57% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.68% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 4
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
Java Software Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1739 1486 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.76% 93.40% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1390 1319 1295
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Java Software Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Java Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Software Engineer in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Java
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (93.33%) SQL
3 41 (91.11%) Spring
4 38 (84.44%) JBoss
5 35 (77.78%) Eclipse
5 35 (77.78%) Eclipse RCP
6 34 (75.56%) Finance
7 33 (73.33%) Banking
7 33 (73.33%) WebSphere
7 33 (73.33%) Degree
7 33 (73.33%) Computer Science
7 33 (73.33%) French Language
7 33 (73.33%) Problem Management
7 33 (73.33%) GWT
7 33 (73.33%) Unit Testing
7 33 (73.33%) WebLogic
8 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (62.22%) JUnit
10 23 (51.11%) Oracle
11 22 (48.89%) TDD
12 21 (46.67%) Scrum
12 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
13 19 (42.22%) J2EE
14 18 (40.00%) Ant
14 18 (40.00%) JSP
14 18 (40.00%) Servlets
14 18 (40.00%) XML
14 18 (40.00%) XSLT
14 18 (40.00%) UNIX

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Java Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (73.33%) WebLogic
1 33 (73.33%) WebSphere
2 17 (37.78%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 18 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (77.78%) Eclipse
1 35 (77.78%) Eclipse RCP
2 28 (62.22%) JUnit
3 18 (40.00%) Ant
4 17 (37.78%) Maven
4 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
5 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 34 (75.56%) Finance
2 33 (73.33%) Banking
2 33 (73.33%) French Language
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (91.11%) Spring
2 33 (73.33%) GWT
3 19 (42.22%) J2EE
4 18 (40.00%) JSP
4 18 (40.00%) Servlets
4 18 (40.00%) XML
4 18 (40.00%) XSLT
4 18 (40.00%) JMS
4 18 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 17 (37.78%) HTML
6 15 (33.33%) SWT
6 15 (33.33%) Struts
7 12 (26.67%) OSGi
7 12 (26.67%) MyBatis
8 6 (13.33%) RESTful
8 6 (13.33%) Web Services
9 5 (11.11%) Java EE
10 4 (8.89%) REST
11 2 (4.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (73.33%) Computer Science
2 18 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 18 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 18 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (40.00%) SWIFT
2 18 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (13.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (73.33%) Problem Management
2 33 (73.33%) Unit Testing
3 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (48.89%) TDD
5 21 (46.67%) Scrum
6 18 (40.00%) UML
7 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.33%) BDD
9 4 (8.89%) Web Development
9 4 (8.89%) Kanban
10 1 (2.22%) Product Management
10 1 (2.22%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (93.33%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (73.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) QA
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) JBoss
2 23 (51.11%) Oracle
3 18 (40.00%) IBM
3 18 (40.00%) VMware
3 18 (40.00%) Google