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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 102 118 100
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 24 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.33% 0.61% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.63% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 22
Average salary £52,500 £44,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.97% -7.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £37,228 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1754 1902 1702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.91% 97.34% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1573 1417
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (68.25%) Java
3 41 (65.08%) Python
4 35 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 32 (50.79%) Ant
5 32 (50.79%) Artifactory
5 32 (50.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 29 (46.03%) Docker
6 29 (46.03%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (46.03%) Xen
7 27 (42.86%) Digital Media
8 26 (41.27%) Telecoms
9 23 (36.51%) Clojure
10 22 (34.92%) Scala
10 22 (34.92%) Maven
11 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 20 (31.75%) Google
12 20 (31.75%) VMware
12 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (31.75%) OpenStack
12 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
13 19 (30.16%) Gradle
13 19 (30.16%) LXC
13 19 (30.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 19 (30.16%) Hudson
13 19 (30.16%) Google App Engine
13 19 (30.16%) Degree
14 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (28.57%) OO
15 16 (25.40%) CSS

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (31.75%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.76%) Apache
2 3 (4.76%) Drupal
2 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) JBoss
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.59%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 29 (46.03%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (30.16%) Google App Engine
2 19 (30.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (11.11%) HP Helion
4 6 (9.52%) IaaS
4 6 (9.52%) PaaS
4 6 (9.52%) SaaS
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) DVB
2 1 (1.59%) DLNA
2 1 (1.59%) HbbTV
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) MySQL
3 10 (15.87%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 32 (50.79%) Ant
2 32 (50.79%) Artifactory
2 32 (50.79%) Sonatype Nexus
3 22 (34.92%) Maven
4 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
5 19 (30.16%) Gradle
5 19 (30.16%) Hudson
6 3 (4.76%) JUnit
6 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.59%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (1.59%) Grunt
8 1 (1.59%) gulp
General
1 26 (41.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) CSS
2 15 (23.81%) HTML
3 14 (22.22%) .NET
3 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (14.29%) Web Services
6 5 (7.94%) Spring
7 4 (6.35%) HTML5
8 3 (4.76%) J2EE
8 3 (4.76%) JMS
8 3 (4.76%) XML
9 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.17%) REST
9 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.17%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (3.17%) XSLT
10 1 (1.59%) CSS3
10 1 (1.59%) OSGi
10 1 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.59%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 6 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.17%) DTV
4 2 (3.17%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.17%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.17%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) MPEG
5 1 (1.59%) Physics
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Unix
3 3 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) OO
3 11 (17.46%) MVC
4 10 (15.87%) Functional Programming
4 10 (15.87%) TDD
5 9 (14.29%) API Development
5 9 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (14.29%) Web Design
6 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (9.52%) Data Management
8 5 (7.94%) Automation Testing
8 5 (7.94%) High Availability
8 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.94%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (7.94%) SDLC
8 5 (7.94%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.35%) BDD
9 4 (6.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (68.25%) Java
2 41 (65.08%) Python
3 23 (36.51%) Clojure
4 22 (34.92%) Scala
5 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (22.22%) C#
7 10 (15.87%) Erlang
7 10 (15.87%) Go
7 10 (15.87%) Haskell
8 8 (12.70%) SQL
9 3 (4.76%) C++
9 3 (4.76%) PHP
9 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.17%) C
10 2 (3.17%) Ruby
11 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.59%) ES6
11 1 (1.59%) GLSL
11 1 (1.59%) Perl
11 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO15022
1 2 (3.17%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.59%) OIPF
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (46.03%) Docker
1 29 (46.03%) Xen
2 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (30.16%) LXC
4 6 (9.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Google
1 20 (31.75%) VMware
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) HP
4 6 (9.52%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.17%) BEA
6 1 (1.59%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase
6 1 (1.59%) Toshiba
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Three People
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago