The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 89 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 48 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.50% 0.99% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 1.03% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 17
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
Senior 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
1842 1745 1487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.09% 96.09% 93.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1391 1320
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 82 (97.62%) Software Engineering
2 64 (76.19%) Python
3 62 (73.81%) Java
4 51 (60.71%) Git (software)
5 49 (58.33%) Maven
6 47 (55.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (55.95%) VMware
7 43 (51.19%) Jenkins
8 42 (50.00%) Gradle
9 40 (47.62%) Clojure
10 38 (45.24%) Scala
11 37 (44.05%) Artifactory
12 36 (42.86%) Hudson
13 33 (39.29%) Ant
14 32 (38.10%) Degree
15 28 (33.33%) Docker
16 27 (32.14%) UNIX
17 24 (28.57%) Telecoms
17 24 (28.57%) Google
17 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (27.38%) TDD
18 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (26.19%) SaaS
19 22 (26.19%) PaaS
19 22 (26.19%) Linux
20 21 (25.00%) Data Management
21 20 (23.81%) Xen
22 19 (22.62%) Amazon AWS
22 19 (22.62%) Web Services
22 19 (22.62%) Oracle

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (20.24%) OpenStack
2 7 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 7 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.33%) JBoss
2 7 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (1.19%) Mule
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.19%) SaaS
1 22 (26.19%) PaaS
2 19 (22.62%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (20.24%) Google App Engine
3 17 (20.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (13.10%) HP Helion
5 9 (10.71%) IaaS
6 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.57%) SQLite
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (60.71%) Git (software)
2 49 (58.33%) Maven
3 43 (51.19%) Jenkins
4 42 (50.00%) Gradle
5 37 (44.05%) Artifactory
6 36 (42.86%) Hudson
7 33 (39.29%) Ant
8 7 (8.33%) JUnit
8 7 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 7 (8.33%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 24 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.48%) Finance
3 7 (8.33%) Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Marketing
4 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) Web Services
2 8 (9.52%) Spring
3 7 (8.33%) JSP
3 7 (8.33%) Servlets
3 7 (8.33%) GWT
3 7 (8.33%) XML
3 7 (8.33%) XSLT
3 7 (8.33%) JMS
3 7 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (8.33%) J2EE
3 7 (8.33%) Twisted
3 7 (8.33%) OSGi
4 4 (4.76%) Akka
5 2 (2.38%) REST
5 2 (2.38%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.38%) CSS
5 2 (2.38%) .NET
5 2 (2.38%) Middleware
5 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Digital Media
2 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.90%) Public Cloud
4 7 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 7 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 7 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (8.33%) SWIFT
5 6 (7.14%) DTV
6 3 (3.57%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.38%) User Experience
8 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.19%) Physics
8 1 (1.19%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.19%) Replication
8 1 (1.19%) Clustering
8 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) UNIX
2 22 (26.19%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (97.62%) Software Engineering
2 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.38%) TDD
3 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (25.00%) Data Management
5 15 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (15.48%) SDLC
7 12 (14.29%) Scrum
7 12 (14.29%) OO
8 10 (11.90%) UML
8 10 (11.90%) Open Source
9 8 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Problem Management
10 7 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.14%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (5.95%) Software Architecture
13 4 (4.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 64 (76.19%) Python
2 62 (73.81%) Java
3 40 (47.62%) Clojure
4 38 (45.24%) Scala
5 15 (17.86%) C++
6 9 (10.71%) SQL
7 5 (5.95%) Ruby
8 4 (4.76%) Go
9 3 (3.57%) Groovy
9 3 (3.57%) Tcl
9 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.57%) Perl
9 3 (3.57%) C
10 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.19%) C#
11 1 (1.19%) GLSL
11 1 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (38.10%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (55.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (33.33%) Docker
3 20 (23.81%) Xen
4 11 (13.10%) LXC
5 10 (11.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (55.95%) VMware
2 24 (28.57%) Google
3 19 (22.62%) Oracle
4 16 (19.05%) Rackspace
5 11 (13.10%) HP
6 7 (8.33%) BEA
6 7 (8.33%) Sybase
7 6 (7.14%) SAP
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