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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 115 112 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 14 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 1.48% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.55% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 13
Average salary £41,500 £48,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.54% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,775 £40,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £53,000 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
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
1877 1869 1658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.42% 95.45% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1534 1571 1444
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 18 December 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 15 (45.45%) Eclipse
2 15 (45.45%) Java
3 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 12 (36.36%) MySQL
4 12 (36.36%) Big Data
4 12 (36.36%) Artifactory
4 12 (36.36%) Apache Solr
4 12 (36.36%) Hadoop
4 12 (36.36%) Natural Language Processing
4 12 (36.36%) Twitter
4 12 (36.36%) Degree
5 11 (33.33%) C++
6 10 (30.30%) C
7 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.21%) UML
9 6 (18.18%) Aerospace
9 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) TDD
10 5 (15.15%) Scrum
10 5 (15.15%) Military
10 5 (15.15%) IBM
11 4 (12.12%) OO
11 4 (12.12%) Time Management
11 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
12 3 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (36.36%) Apache Solr
2 3 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.09%) JBoss
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) MySQL
1 12 (36.36%) Hadoop
1 12 (36.36%) Big Data
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Eclipse
1 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 12 (36.36%) Artifactory
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (9.09%) Ant
4 3 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (3.03%) PVCS
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 5 (15.15%) Military
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) French Language
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (9.09%) GWT
2 3 (9.09%) OSGi
2 3 (9.09%) J2EE
2 3 (9.09%) JSP
2 3 (9.09%) Servlets
2 3 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) XSLT
2 3 (9.09%) JMS
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (9.09%) Spring
3 2 (6.06%) Zend Framework
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (9.09%) SWIFT
2 3 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) VHDL
3 2 (6.06%) Verilog
3 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) UML
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) Time Management
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.06%) OOD
7 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 11 (33.33%) C++
4 10 (30.30%) C
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.06%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Ada
6 2 (6.06%) PHP5
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) VC++
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) Golang
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) HNC
3 2 (6.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.06%) TickIT
1 2 (6.06%) JTAG
1 2 (6.06%) IEC 61508
1 2 (6.06%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Twitter
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Zend
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft