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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 116 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 16 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.81% 1.34% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.40% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 12
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,155 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £50,000 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
1892 1786 1477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.65% 95.76% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1537 1277
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 21 November 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (51.52%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) Jenkins
3 16 (48.48%) Eclipse
4 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (39.39%) MySQL
5 13 (39.39%) Natural Language Processing
5 13 (39.39%) Twitter
5 13 (39.39%) Big Data
5 13 (39.39%) Artifactory
5 13 (39.39%) Apache Solr
5 13 (39.39%) Hadoop
6 10 (30.30%) Degree
7 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (24.24%) C++
9 7 (21.21%) C
9 7 (21.21%) TDD
9 7 (21.21%) Scrum
10 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 5 (15.15%) Military
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.15%) UML
12 4 (12.12%) OO
12 4 (12.12%) JBoss
12 4 (12.12%) Oracle
12 4 (12.12%) JUnit
12 4 (12.12%) SQL
12 4 (12.12%) Spring
12 4 (12.12%) Maven

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (39.39%) Apache Solr
2 4 (12.12%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) MySQL
1 13 (39.39%) Hadoop
1 13 (39.39%) Big Data
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Jenkins
2 16 (48.48%) Eclipse
3 13 (39.39%) Artifactory
4 4 (12.12%) JUnit
4 4 (12.12%) Maven
4 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.09%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (9.09%) Ant
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) PVCS
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.15%) Military
2 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) French Language
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (12.12%) Spring
3 3 (9.09%) J2EE
3 3 (9.09%) JSP
3 3 (9.09%) Servlets
3 3 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) XSLT
3 3 (9.09%) JMS
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (9.09%) OSGi
3 3 (9.09%) GWT
4 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) Zend Framework
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.03%) Twisted
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) 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%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) TDD
3 7 (21.21%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) UML
5 4 (12.12%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Time Management
6 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.06%) OOD
7 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Coaching
8 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) C
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) PHP5
7 1 (3.03%) Golang
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) VC++
7 1 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) 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
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Twitter
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) Zend
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