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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 115 107 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 14 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.74% 1.39% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.47% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 16
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.23%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
1791 1636 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.27% 94.62% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1435 1309
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 £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (63.89%) Java
3 22 (61.11%) Jenkins
4 17 (47.22%) Eclipse
5 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 14 (38.89%) MySQL
6 14 (38.89%) Twitter
6 14 (38.89%) Big Data
6 14 (38.89%) Artifactory
6 14 (38.89%) Natural Language Processing
6 14 (38.89%) Apache Solr
6 14 (38.89%) Hadoop
7 11 (30.56%) Scrum
8 10 (27.78%) TDD
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (22.22%) Oracle
10 8 (22.22%) JUnit
10 8 (22.22%) SQL
10 8 (22.22%) JBoss
10 8 (22.22%) Spring
10 8 (22.22%) Maven
10 8 (22.22%) Degree
10 8 (22.22%) Apache ServiceMix
11 6 (16.67%) Open Source
12 5 (13.89%) Java EE
12 5 (13.89%) Selenium
12 5 (13.89%) BDD
12 5 (13.89%) DB2
13 4 (11.11%) C++

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (38.89%) Apache Solr
2 8 (22.22%) Apache ServiceMix
2 8 (22.22%) JBoss
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LDAP
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) MySQL
1 14 (38.89%) Hadoop
1 14 (38.89%) Big Data
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.89%) DB2
4 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Jenkins
2 17 (47.22%) Eclipse
3 14 (38.89%) Artifactory
4 8 (22.22%) JUnit
4 8 (22.22%) Maven
5 5 (13.89%) Selenium
6 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 3 (8.33%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (8.33%) Ant
8 1 (2.78%) PVCS
8 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Military
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
1 3 (8.33%) French Language
2 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (22.22%) Spring
3 5 (13.89%) Java EE
4 4 (11.11%) Zend Framework
5 3 (8.33%) GWT
5 3 (8.33%) JSP
5 3 (8.33%) Servlets
5 3 (8.33%) XML
5 3 (8.33%) XSLT
5 3 (8.33%) JMS
5 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (8.33%) J2EE
5 3 (8.33%) OSGi
6 2 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Open Source
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (8.33%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Scrum
4 10 (27.78%) TDD
5 5 (13.89%) BDD
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) UML
7 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Time Management
8 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.78%) OO
9 1 (2.78%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.78%) MVC
9 1 (2.78%) Product Management
9 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) PHP
4 4 (11.11%) C
4 4 (11.11%) C++
4 4 (11.11%) PHP5
5 2 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) VC++
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) HNC
3 2 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Twitter
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Zend
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) Google
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