The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 29 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 150 97 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.29% 5.08% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.56% 5.23% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 143 81 79
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
1753 1856 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.85% 97.27% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1537 1380
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% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 303 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 154 (50.83%) Java
3 117 (38.61%) Degree
4 115 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (34.32%) Linux
6 103 (33.99%) Telecoms
7 101 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 94 (31.02%) C++
9 92 (30.36%) Python
9 92 (30.36%) Digital Media
10 81 (26.73%) C#
11 78 (25.74%) OO
12 65 (21.45%) SQL Server
13 64 (21.12%) HTML
14 63 (20.79%) .NET
15 60 (19.80%) SQL
16 58 (19.14%) Git (software)
17 57 (18.81%) CSS
18 54 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
19 52 (17.16%) TDD
19 52 (17.16%) Oracle
20 51 (16.83%) Big Data
21 50 (16.50%) Ant
21 50 (16.50%) Maven
22 46 (15.18%) Web Services
23 44 (14.52%) Computer Science
24 43 (14.19%) Spring
24 43 (14.19%) VMware
25 42 (13.86%) Unix
26 40 (13.20%) Eclipse

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (11.88%) OpenStack
2 25 (8.25%) WebSphere
3 20 (6.60%) Node.js
4 18 (5.94%) Apache
5 17 (5.61%) WebLogic
6 15 (4.95%) JBoss
7 13 (4.29%) Tomcat
8 12 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.97%) Apache Solr
9 9 (2.97%) Apache Spark
10 7 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.99%) Drupal
11 3 (0.99%) IIS
11 3 (0.99%) Mule
11 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.33%) CMS
12 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
2 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.96%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (3.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.92%) Google App Engine
2 24 (7.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 19 (6.27%) IaaS
3 19 (6.27%) SaaS
4 18 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (5.94%) PaaS
5 13 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.97%) HP Helion
7 3 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.54%) TCP/IP
2 35 (11.55%) Internet
3 15 (4.95%) HTTP
4 5 (1.65%) DVB
4 5 (1.65%) SSL
5 2 (0.66%) DLNA
5 2 (0.66%) HbbTV
6 1 (0.33%) 2G
6 1 (0.33%) 3G
6 1 (0.33%) 4G
6 1 (0.33%) TETRA
6 1 (0.33%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (21.45%) SQL Server
2 51 (16.83%) Big Data
3 32 (10.56%) MySQL
4 31 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (9.57%) Relational Database
6 20 (6.60%) NoSQL
7 19 (6.27%) RDBMS
8 13 (4.29%) MongoDB
8 13 (4.29%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (2.97%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (1.32%) Redis
14 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 58 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 50 (16.50%) Ant
2 50 (16.50%) Maven
3 40 (13.20%) Eclipse
4 35 (11.55%) Jenkins
5 34 (11.22%) Artifactory
5 34 (11.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 26 (8.58%) Gradle
7 23 (7.59%) JUnit
8 22 (7.26%) Hudson
9 17 (5.61%) Subversion
10 14 (4.62%) NUnit
11 13 (4.29%) Visual Studio
12 12 (3.96%) Cucumber
12 12 (3.96%) Eclipse RCP
12 12 (3.96%) Moq
12 12 (3.96%) Rhino Mocks
12 12 (3.96%) SpecFlow
13 9 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 103 (33.99%) Telecoms
2 30 (9.90%) Finance
3 18 (5.94%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.95%) Banking
5 13 (4.29%) Games
6 12 (3.96%) Electronics
7 10 (3.30%) Marketing
8 9 (2.97%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.98%) Military
10 5 (1.65%) French Language
10 5 (1.65%) Legal
11 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.99%) Advertising
13 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (21.12%) HTML
2 63 (20.79%) .NET
3 57 (18.81%) CSS
4 46 (15.18%) Web Services
5 43 (14.19%) Spring
6 35 (11.55%) Hibernate
7 34 (11.22%) ASP.NET
8 33 (10.89%) XML
9 29 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (8.91%) J2EE
10 27 (8.91%) RESTful
11 22 (7.26%) HTML5
12 20 (6.60%) .NET Framework
13 15 (4.95%) REST
14 14 (4.62%) GWT
14 14 (4.62%) WCF
15 13 (4.29%) AngularJS
15 13 (4.29%) Entity Framework
15 13 (4.29%) JMS
15 13 (4.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 92 (30.36%) Digital Media
2 44 (14.52%) Computer Science
3 34 (11.22%) Mathematics
4 24 (7.92%) Client/Server
5 23 (7.59%) Physics
6 12 (3.96%) Algorithms
6 12 (3.96%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (3.96%) N-Tier
6 12 (3.96%) SWIFT
7 8 (2.64%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.64%) DTV
7 8 (2.64%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.31%) Xbox
9 6 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.65%) CESG
10 5 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.65%) W3C
11 4 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.32%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 104 (34.32%) Linux
2 42 (13.86%) Unix
3 38 (12.54%) Windows
4 34 (11.22%) Android
5 26 (8.58%) Apple iOS
6 14 (4.62%) Windows 8
6 14 (4.62%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.65%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.33%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 115 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (25.74%) OO
4 52 (17.16%) TDD
5 39 (12.87%) OOA/OOD
6 38 (12.54%) OOP
7 33 (10.89%) Unit Testing
8 32 (10.56%) MVC
9 31 (10.23%) Scrum
10 29 (9.57%) SDLC
11 26 (8.58%) Android Development
12 25 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (7.92%) Software Architecture
13 24 (7.92%) UML
14 22 (7.26%) Open Source
15 20 (6.60%) BDD
16 19 (6.27%) SOA
17 18 (5.94%) Web Application Development
18 17 (5.61%) E-Commerce
18 17 (5.61%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 154 (50.83%) Java
2 101 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 94 (31.02%) C++
4 92 (30.36%) Python
5 81 (26.73%) C#
6 60 (19.80%) SQL
7 36 (11.88%) C
8 34 (11.22%) Ruby
9 29 (9.57%) Clojure
9 29 (9.57%) Scala
10 25 (8.25%) Perl
11 15 (4.95%) PHP
12 14 (4.62%) XAML
13 13 (4.29%) Bash Shell
14 11 (3.63%) Go
15 10 (3.30%) Erlang
15 10 (3.30%) Haskell
16 7 (2.31%) ActionScript
17 5 (1.65%) CoffeeScript
18 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (38.61%) Degree
2 16 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.96%) ISO15022
1 12 (3.96%) ISO20022
2 9 (2.97%) QA
3 5 (1.65%) GPG13
3 5 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.65%) ISO22301
3 5 (1.65%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.99%) SLA
5 2 (0.66%) OIPF
6 1 (0.33%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.33%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) JTAG
6 1 (0.33%) MISRA
6 1 (0.33%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 40 (13.20%) Docker
2 39 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.23%) Xen
4 21 (6.93%) LXC
5 9 (2.97%) KVM
6 6 (1.98%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (5.61%) Ansible
2 17 (5.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) Graphite
3 1 (0.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 52 (17.16%) Oracle
2 43 (14.19%) VMware
3 33 (10.89%) Google
4 25 (8.25%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.62%) Xamarin
6 12 (3.96%) Rackspace
7 10 (3.30%) BEA
7 10 (3.30%) SAP
8 9 (2.97%) HP
8 9 (2.97%) Sybase
9 8 (2.64%) IBM
10 7 (2.31%) Adobe
11 3 (0.99%) Facebook
12 2 (0.66%) Twitter
12 2 (0.66%) Wonderware
13 1 (0.33%) Panasonic
13 1 (0.33%) QNX
13 1 (0.33%) Toshiba
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health, Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: Insurance, Health Care, Gym Membership
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000000 - £50000.0000000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 48,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago