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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 103 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 17 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.94% 1.08% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.16% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 14
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,250 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
1733 1469 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.48% 93.39% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1306 1292
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 £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (75.76%) Java
3 22 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (51.52%) Eclipse
6 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
6 14 (42.42%) MySQL
6 14 (42.42%) Twitter
6 14 (42.42%) Big Data
6 14 (42.42%) Artifactory
6 14 (42.42%) Natural Language Processing
6 14 (42.42%) Apache Solr
6 14 (42.42%) Hadoop
7 11 (33.33%) Scrum
8 9 (27.27%) TDD
8 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 8 (24.24%) JUnit
9 8 (24.24%) Oracle
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) JBoss
9 8 (24.24%) Spring
9 8 (24.24%) Maven
9 8 (24.24%) Open Source
9 8 (24.24%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (15.15%) Selenium
10 5 (15.15%) BDD
10 5 (15.15%) Java EE
10 5 (15.15%) DB2
11 4 (12.12%) PHP
11 4 (12.12%) Degree

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (42.42%) Apache Solr
2 8 (24.24%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LDAP
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
1 3 (9.09%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) MySQL
1 14 (42.42%) Hadoop
1 14 (42.42%) Big Data
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.15%) DB2
4 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 17 (51.52%) Eclipse
3 14 (42.42%) Artifactory
4 8 (24.24%) JUnit
4 8 (24.24%) Maven
5 5 (15.15%) Selenium
6 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 3 (9.09%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Banking
1 3 (9.09%) French Language
2 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.03%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (24.24%) Spring
3 5 (15.15%) Java EE
4 4 (12.12%) Zend Framework
5 3 (9.09%) GWT
5 3 (9.09%) JSP
5 3 (9.09%) Servlets
5 3 (9.09%) XML
5 3 (9.09%) XSLT
5 3 (9.09%) JMS
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (9.09%) J2EE
5 3 (9.09%) OSGi
6 1 (3.03%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (9.09%) SWIFT
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Scrum
4 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 5 (15.15%) BDD
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Product Management
7 3 (9.09%) UML
7 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
8 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.06%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.03%) Time Management
9 1 (3.03%) MVC
9 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) PHP5
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) HNC
2 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Twitter
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) JBoss
3 4 (12.12%) Zend
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Google
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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