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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 98 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 46 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.35% 0.99% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.03% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 13
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1901 1852 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.14% 96.61% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1465 1396
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 3 July 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 57 (96.61%) Software Engineering
2 42 (71.19%) Python
3 36 (61.02%) Java
4 29 (49.15%) Git (software)
4 29 (49.15%) Scala
4 29 (49.15%) Clojure
5 26 (44.07%) Maven
6 24 (40.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (40.68%) VMware
7 23 (38.98%) Gradle
7 23 (38.98%) Jenkins
8 21 (35.59%) Artifactory
9 20 (33.90%) Hudson
10 19 (32.20%) TDD
11 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (25.42%) C++
13 14 (23.73%) Degree
14 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (22.03%) SaaS
14 13 (22.03%) PaaS
14 13 (22.03%) Ant
14 13 (22.03%) Docker
15 12 (20.34%) Data Management
15 12 (20.34%) Google
16 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (18.64%) Web Services
16 11 (18.64%) SDLC
17 10 (16.95%) Google Cloud Platform
17 10 (16.95%) OpenStack
17 10 (16.95%) Oracle

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (16.95%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.08%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.08%) JBoss
2 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.08%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) SaaS
1 13 (22.03%) PaaS
2 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (16.95%) Google App Engine
3 10 (16.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (10.17%) HP Helion
5 4 (6.78%) IaaS
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQLite
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (49.15%) Git (software)
2 26 (44.07%) Maven
3 23 (38.98%) Jenkins
3 23 (38.98%) Gradle
4 21 (35.59%) Artifactory
5 20 (33.90%) Hudson
6 13 (22.03%) Ant
7 3 (5.08%) JUnit
7 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.08%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 3 (5.08%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Web Services
2 6 (10.17%) Twisted
3 3 (5.08%) Backbone.js
3 3 (5.08%) Akka
3 3 (5.08%) OSGi
3 3 (5.08%) XML
3 3 (5.08%) XSLT
3 3 (5.08%) JMS
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.08%) Spring
3 3 (5.08%) GWT
3 3 (5.08%) J2EE
3 3 (5.08%) CSS
3 3 (5.08%) JSP
3 3 (5.08%) Servlets
4 2 (3.39%) SOAP
4 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) .NET
4 2 (3.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.17%) Digital Media
2 6 (10.17%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
3 3 (5.08%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (5.08%) SWIFT
3 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.08%) DTV
4 1 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Physics
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) UNIX
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (96.61%) Software Engineering
2 19 (32.20%) TDD
3 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.34%) Data Management
6 11 (18.64%) SDLC
7 9 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (15.25%) Scrum
7 9 (15.25%) Open Source
8 8 (13.56%) OO
9 6 (10.17%) UML
10 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.78%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Pair Programming
11 4 (6.78%) Software Architecture
11 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
12 3 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 42 (71.19%) Python
2 36 (61.02%) Java
3 29 (49.15%) Scala
3 29 (49.15%) Clojure
4 15 (25.42%) C++
5 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) Ruby
6 4 (6.78%) Perl
6 4 (6.78%) SQL
6 4 (6.78%) C
7 3 (5.08%) Groovy
7 3 (5.08%) Tcl
7 3 (5.08%) Go
8 2 (3.39%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.69%) GLSL
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) C#
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.03%) Docker
3 7 (11.86%) LXC
3 7 (11.86%) Xen
4 6 (10.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) VMware
2 12 (20.34%) Google
3 10 (16.95%) Oracle
4 9 (15.25%) Rackspace
5 6 (10.17%) HP
6 3 (5.08%) BEA
6 3 (5.08%) Sybase
6 3 (5.08%) SAP
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