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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 114 94 111
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 15 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.73% 1.59% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.64% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 15
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +67.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +17.33%
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
1970 1948 1761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.43% 96.82% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1650 1579 1515
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) Java
1 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (97.22%) Spring
3 32 (88.89%) Eclipse
4 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (69.44%) JUnit
6 24 (66.67%) XML
6 24 (66.67%) Oracle
7 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
7 23 (63.89%) J2EE
8 21 (58.33%) SQL
9 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
9 20 (55.56%) Degree
10 19 (52.78%) Problem Management
10 19 (52.78%) GWT
10 19 (52.78%) Unit Testing
10 19 (52.78%) Computer Science
10 19 (52.78%) French Language
10 19 (52.78%) Banking
10 19 (52.78%) WebSphere
10 19 (52.78%) Finance
10 19 (52.78%) WebLogic
10 19 (52.78%) JBoss
10 19 (52.78%) Eclipse RCP
11 14 (38.89%) Open Source
12 13 (36.11%) Web Application Development
12 13 (36.11%) Subversion
12 13 (36.11%) Tomcat
12 13 (36.11%) XSD
12 13 (36.11%) MySQL

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 19 (52.78%) WebLogic
1 19 (52.78%) JBoss
1 19 (52.78%) WebSphere
2 13 (36.11%) Tomcat
3 10 (27.78%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
1 1 (2.78%) HP Helion
1 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (36.11%) MySQL
3 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 10 (27.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (88.89%) Eclipse
2 25 (69.44%) JUnit
3 19 (52.78%) Eclipse RCP
4 13 (36.11%) Subversion
5 11 (30.56%) Maven
5 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
5 11 (30.56%) Ant
5 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.78%) Gradle
6 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
1 19 (52.78%) Banking
1 19 (52.78%) French Language
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (97.22%) Spring
2 24 (66.67%) XML
3 23 (63.89%) J2EE
4 19 (52.78%) GWT
5 13 (36.11%) XSD
5 13 (36.11%) Hibernate
6 10 (27.78%) HTML
6 10 (27.78%) OSGi
6 10 (27.78%) XSLT
6 10 (27.78%) JMS
6 10 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (27.78%) JSP
6 10 (27.78%) Servlets
7 9 (25.00%) Struts
7 9 (25.00%) SWT
7 9 (25.00%) MyBatis
8 4 (11.11%) Web Services
9 3 (8.33%) REST
10 2 (5.56%) RESTful
11 1 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Computer Science
2 14 (38.89%) Open Source
3 10 (27.78%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (27.78%) SWIFT
3 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (27.78%) Client/Server
3 10 (27.78%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) Problem Management
3 19 (52.78%) Unit Testing
4 13 (36.11%) Web Application Development
5 12 (33.33%) Scrum
5 12 (33.33%) TDD
6 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (27.78%) UML
8 2 (5.56%) Web Development
8 2 (5.56%) Kanban
9 1 (2.78%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.78%) OO
9 1 (2.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
3 21 (58.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Scala
4 1 (2.78%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 11 (30.56%) Google
3 10 (27.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Rackspace