The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 74 26 52
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 44 162 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.81% 8.24% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 8.42% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 43 115 85
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1523 1924 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.13% 97.81% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1328 1658 1500
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bristol region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 170 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 97 (57.06%) Java
3 82 (48.24%) Degree
4 69 (40.59%) C++
5 68 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 65 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (35.29%) Telecoms
8 55 (32.35%) Digital Media
9 48 (28.24%) C#
9 48 (28.24%) Python
10 46 (27.06%) OO
11 44 (25.88%) Spring
12 43 (25.29%) SQL
13 39 (22.94%) Computer Science
14 37 (21.76%) HTML
14 37 (21.76%) Linux
15 36 (21.18%) Eclipse
16 33 (19.41%) CSS
17 32 (18.82%) Mathematics
18 31 (18.24%) Maven
19 27 (15.88%) AngularJS
20 26 (15.29%) Hibernate
20 26 (15.29%) Web Services
20 26 (15.29%) .NET
21 25 (14.71%) C
21 25 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
22 24 (14.12%) SQL Server
22 24 (14.12%) Git (software)
23 23 (13.53%) RESTful
23 23 (13.53%) J2EE

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (12.35%) OpenStack
2 20 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 15 (8.82%) Apache
4 14 (8.24%) Apache Solr
4 14 (8.24%) Apache Spark
5 12 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (7.06%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.12%) JBoss
6 7 (4.12%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.76%) Confluence
8 1 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.12%) Google App Engine
2 7 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.65%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.71%) HTTP
3 3 (1.76%) DVB
3 3 (1.76%) Internet
4 2 (1.18%) Firewall
4 2 (1.18%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.76%) Big Data
2 20 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 17 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 17 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.65%) MySQL
5 11 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.53%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (21.18%) Eclipse
2 31 (18.24%) Maven
3 24 (14.12%) Git (software)
4 23 (13.53%) Ant
5 15 (8.82%) JUnit
6 12 (7.06%) Subversion
7 7 (4.12%) Artifactory
7 7 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (3.53%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.53%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.53%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.94%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.76%) JBehave
10 3 (1.76%) JIRA
10 3 (1.76%) JMeter
10 3 (1.76%) Moq
10 3 (1.76%) NUnit
10 3 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (1.76%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.59%) Finance
3 16 (9.41%) Banking
4 11 (6.47%) Financial Institution
5 10 (5.88%) Games
6 8 (4.71%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.35%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.35%) French Language
8 2 (1.18%) Advertising
9 1 (0.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.59%) Marketing
9 1 (0.59%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.88%) Spring
2 37 (21.76%) HTML
3 33 (19.41%) CSS
4 27 (15.88%) AngularJS
5 26 (15.29%) .NET
5 26 (15.29%) Hibernate
5 26 (15.29%) Web Services
6 23 (13.53%) J2EE
6 23 (13.53%) RESTful
7 22 (12.94%) HTML5
8 20 (11.76%) XML
9 18 (10.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (10.00%) CSS3
11 16 (9.41%) JMS
11 16 (9.41%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (7.65%) Node.js
12 13 (7.65%) Spring Boot
13 12 (7.06%) Lucene
14 11 (6.47%) React
15 9 (5.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (32.35%) Digital Media
2 39 (22.94%) Computer Science
3 32 (18.82%) Mathematics
4 19 (11.18%) Client/Server
5 16 (9.41%) Inversion of Control
5 16 (9.41%) N-Tier
6 14 (8.24%) Physics
6 14 (8.24%) SWIFT
7 10 (5.88%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.94%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.94%) Xbox
10 3 (1.76%) DTV
10 3 (1.76%) STB
11 2 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (1.18%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.76%) Linux
2 13 (7.65%) Unix
3 11 (6.47%) Android
3 11 (6.47%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.47%) Windows
4 4 (2.35%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.35%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.18%) LynxOS
6 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 65 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (27.06%) OO
4 25 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
5 22 (12.94%) Unit Testing
6 17 (10.00%) BDD
7 16 (9.41%) Translating Business Requirements
8 15 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.82%) Problem Management
9 14 (8.24%) Automated Testing
9 14 (8.24%) Open Source
9 14 (8.24%) TDD
10 13 (7.65%) Microservices
10 13 (7.65%) SDLC
11 12 (7.06%) Multithreading
11 12 (7.06%) OOP
11 12 (7.06%) UML
12 11 (6.47%) Web Application Development
13 10 (5.88%) Scrum
14 8 (4.71%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 97 (57.06%) Java
2 69 (40.59%) C++
3 68 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 48 (28.24%) C#
4 48 (28.24%) Python
5 43 (25.29%) SQL
6 25 (14.71%) C
7 15 (8.82%) Ruby
8 10 (5.88%) Clojure
9 7 (4.12%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.12%) Erlang
9 7 (4.12%) Go
9 7 (4.12%) Haskell
9 7 (4.12%) Perl
9 7 (4.12%) Scala
10 4 (2.35%) PHP
10 4 (2.35%) XAML
11 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.59%) ES6
Qualifications
1 82 (48.24%) Degree
2 9 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.82%) QA
2 14 (8.24%) ISO15022
2 14 (8.24%) ISO20022
3 3 (1.76%) SDET
4 1 (0.59%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.59%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.59%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) Docker
1 7 (4.12%) LXC
1 7 (4.12%) Xen
2 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.76%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 17 (10.00%) Oracle
2 12 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.88%) Google
4 6 (3.53%) VMware
5 4 (2.35%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.76%) BEA
6 3 (1.76%) Sybase
7 2 (1.18%) QNX
8 1 (0.59%) IBM
8 1 (0.59%) SAP
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