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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 86 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 50 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.66% 1.15% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 1.20% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 10
Average salary £61,250 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.94% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1817 1746 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.75% 95.99% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1387 1357
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 31 July 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 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 70 (97.22%) Software Engineering
2 52 (72.22%) Python
3 49 (68.06%) Java
4 40 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 37 (51.39%) Maven
6 35 (48.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (48.61%) Clojure
6 35 (48.61%) VMware
7 33 (45.83%) Scala
8 32 (44.44%) Jenkins
9 31 (43.06%) Gradle
10 27 (37.50%) Artifactory
11 26 (36.11%) Hudson
12 22 (30.56%) TDD
12 22 (30.56%) Ant
13 21 (29.17%) Degree
14 20 (27.78%) UNIX
15 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (26.39%) Docker
16 18 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (25.00%) Google
17 17 (23.61%) SaaS
17 17 (23.61%) PaaS
17 17 (23.61%) Telecoms
18 16 (22.22%) Linux
18 16 (22.22%) Data Management
19 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (19.44%) Web Services
19 14 (19.44%) C++
20 13 (18.06%) Oracle

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 12 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 6 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.33%) JBoss
2 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.17%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) SaaS
1 17 (23.61%) PaaS
2 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (16.67%) Google App Engine
3 12 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (11.11%) IaaS
5 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (8.33%) HP Helion
7 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) RDBMS
2 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.17%) SQLite
4 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 37 (51.39%) Maven
3 32 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 31 (43.06%) Gradle
5 27 (37.50%) Artifactory
6 26 (36.11%) Hudson
7 22 (30.56%) Ant
8 6 (8.33%) JUnit
8 6 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 6 (8.33%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 17 (23.61%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.67%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Marketing
4 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) Web Services
2 6 (8.33%) XML
2 6 (8.33%) XSLT
2 6 (8.33%) JMS
2 6 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (8.33%) J2EE
2 6 (8.33%) JSP
2 6 (8.33%) Servlets
2 6 (8.33%) Spring
2 6 (8.33%) GWT
2 6 (8.33%) OSGi
2 6 (8.33%) Twisted
3 3 (4.17%) Backbone.js
3 3 (4.17%) Akka
3 3 (4.17%) CSS
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.78%) SOAP
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.78%) HTML
4 2 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (8.33%) SWIFT
3 6 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 6 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 6 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.94%) DTV
5 3 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.17%) User Experience
6 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.39%) Clustering
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) UNIX
2 16 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Android
4 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (97.22%) Software Engineering
2 22 (30.56%) TDD
3 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (22.22%) Data Management
6 12 (16.67%) Scrum
7 11 (15.28%) OO
7 11 (15.28%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (15.28%) SDLC
8 9 (12.50%) UML
8 9 (12.50%) Open Source
9 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.72%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
11 5 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
12 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (72.22%) Python
2 49 (68.06%) Java
3 35 (48.61%) Clojure
4 33 (45.83%) Scala
5 14 (19.44%) C++
6 7 (9.72%) SQL
7 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.94%) Ruby
8 4 (5.56%) Perl
8 4 (5.56%) C
9 3 (4.17%) Groovy
9 3 (4.17%) Tcl
9 3 (4.17%) Go
10 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.78%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.39%) C#
11 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 35 (48.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (26.39%) Docker
3 11 (15.28%) Xen
4 7 (9.72%) LXC
5 6 (8.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
1 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (48.61%) VMware
2 18 (25.00%) Google
3 13 (18.06%) Oracle
4 11 (15.28%) Rackspace
5 6 (8.33%) Sybase
5 6 (8.33%) HP
5 6 (8.33%) BEA
6 5 (6.94%) SAP
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