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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 108 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 16 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.80% 0.45% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.46% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 8
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
1928 1941 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.26% 96.76% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1616 1575 1545
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 17 April 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (46.43%) C++
3 10 (35.71%) C
3 10 (35.71%) Python
4 9 (32.14%) Java
5 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (28.57%) Degree
6 7 (25.00%) Artifactory
6 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 6 (21.43%) Clojure
7 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) Scala
7 6 (21.43%) UML
8 5 (17.86%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.86%) TDD
8 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
9 4 (14.29%) Hudson
9 4 (14.29%) Big Data
9 4 (14.29%) Gradle
9 4 (14.29%) VMware
9 4 (14.29%) Maven
9 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
10 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
10 3 (10.71%) Linux
10 3 (10.71%) MySQL

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (10.71%) Apache Solr
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Artifactory
1 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) Hudson
3 4 (14.29%) Maven
3 4 (14.29%) Gradle
4 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
2 2 (7.14%) Military
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
2 2 (7.14%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) OpenGL
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.57%) Twisted
3 1 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.14%) Physics
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
3 2 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (7.14%) VHDL
3 2 (7.14%) Verilog
3 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) UML
3 5 (17.86%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Pattern Recognition
4 3 (10.71%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (10.71%) Signal Processing
4 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
4 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
4 3 (10.71%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) Microservices
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Functional Programming
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C++
2 10 (35.71%) Python
2 10 (35.71%) C
3 9 (32.14%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) Scala
5 6 (21.43%) Clojure
6 2 (7.14%) GLSL
6 2 (7.14%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Ada
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Golang
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.14%) TickIT
1 2 (7.14%) JTAG
1 2 (7.14%) IEC 61508
1 2 (7.14%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Twitter
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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