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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 22 50 24
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 183 92 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.34% 4.69% 9.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.62% 4.85% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134 87 142
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £18,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1902 1895 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.04% 96.63% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1638 1497 1433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 259 (92.50%) Software Engineering
2 157 (56.07%) Java
3 119 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (39.64%) Python
5 109 (38.93%) Degree
6 81 (28.93%) C++
7 78 (27.86%) JavaScript
8 77 (27.50%) Linux
9 71 (25.36%) Git (software)
10 65 (23.21%) Oracle
11 64 (22.86%) VMware
12 63 (22.50%) C
13 57 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
13 57 (20.36%) Maven
14 56 (20.00%) Scala
15 55 (19.64%) Clojure
15 55 (19.64%) Jenkins
16 54 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 53 (18.93%) UNIX
18 49 (17.50%) OO
19 48 (17.14%) Ant
20 47 (16.79%) SDLC
21 46 (16.43%) Web Services
22 45 (16.07%) TDD
23 44 (15.71%) Artifactory
24 43 (15.36%) Unit Testing
24 43 (15.36%) Computer Science
24 43 (15.36%) HTML
25 42 (15.00%) Gradle
26 41 (14.64%) Docker

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 39 (13.93%) OpenStack
2 37 (13.21%) WebLogic
3 28 (10.00%) JBoss
3 28 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 22 (7.86%) Node.js
5 15 (5.36%) Apache ServiceMix
6 12 (4.29%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.14%) nginx
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.36%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.29%) SaaS
2 33 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (10.00%) PaaS
4 27 (9.64%) Google App Engine
4 27 (9.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (6.79%) IaaS
6 18 (6.43%) HP Helion
7 10 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.07%) TCP/IP
2 20 (7.14%) HTTP
3 7 (2.50%) DLNA
3 7 (2.50%) SSL
4 6 (2.14%) Internet
5 1 (0.36%) NAS
5 1 (0.36%) IPv4
5 1 (0.36%) LAN
5 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.79%) MySQL
3 18 (6.43%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.07%) RDBMS
5 14 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.00%) Big Data
6 12 (4.29%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.14%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.71%) SQLite
8 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.36%) Redis
9 1 (0.36%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 71 (25.36%) Git (software)
2 57 (20.36%) Maven
3 55 (19.64%) Jenkins
4 48 (17.14%) Ant
5 44 (15.71%) Artifactory
6 42 (15.00%) Gradle
7 41 (14.64%) Eclipse
8 38 (13.57%) Hudson
9 28 (10.00%) Eclipse RCP
9 28 (10.00%) JUnit
10 15 (5.36%) Subversion
11 9 (3.21%) JIRA
12 8 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
13 3 (1.07%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.71%) Selenium
14 2 (0.71%) NUnit
14 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
15 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
General
1 41 (14.64%) Finance
2 40 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 26 (9.29%) Banking
4 19 (6.79%) French Language
5 12 (4.29%) Electronics
6 11 (3.93%) Games
7 8 (2.86%) Aerospace
8 7 (2.50%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.14%) Marketing
10 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.43%) Web Services
2 43 (15.36%) HTML
3 35 (12.50%) J2EE
3 35 (12.50%) Spring
4 32 (11.43%) XML
5 31 (11.07%) CSS
6 29 (10.36%) .NET
7 28 (10.00%) GWT
8 19 (6.79%) REST
9 15 (5.36%) OSGi
9 15 (5.36%) JSP
9 15 (5.36%) Servlets
9 15 (5.36%) XSLT
9 15 (5.36%) JMS
9 15 (5.36%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (5.00%) Hibernate
11 13 (4.64%) SWT
11 13 (4.64%) Struts
12 12 (4.29%) XSD
12 12 (4.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.36%) Computer Science
2 29 (10.36%) Digital Media
3 21 (7.50%) Physics
4 20 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 17 (6.07%) Public Cloud
6 16 (5.71%) MPEG
7 15 (5.36%) Client/Server
7 15 (5.36%) N-Tier
7 15 (5.36%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (5.36%) SWIFT
7 15 (5.36%) User Experience
8 11 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.86%) Xbox
10 7 (2.50%) Algorithms
11 6 (2.14%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.79%) Device Driver
13 4 (1.43%) DTV
14 3 (1.07%) Artificial Intelligence
14 3 (1.07%) Neural Network
15 1 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 77 (27.50%) Linux
2 53 (18.93%) UNIX
3 22 (7.86%) Windows
4 17 (6.07%) Android
5 13 (4.64%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.86%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (92.50%) Software Engineering
2 119 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (17.50%) OO
5 47 (16.79%) SDLC
6 45 (16.07%) TDD
7 43 (15.36%) Unit Testing
8 41 (14.64%) Open Source
9 34 (12.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 32 (11.43%) UML
11 30 (10.71%) Data Management
11 30 (10.71%) Mentoring
12 29 (10.36%) Scrum
13 27 (9.64%) Multithreading
14 24 (8.57%) Problem Management
14 24 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
15 22 (7.86%) OOD
15 22 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (5.71%) Software Architecture
16 16 (5.71%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 157 (56.07%) Java
2 111 (39.64%) Python
3 81 (28.93%) C++
4 78 (27.86%) JavaScript
5 63 (22.50%) C
6 56 (20.00%) Scala
7 55 (19.64%) Clojure
8 38 (13.57%) C#
9 34 (12.14%) SQL
10 26 (9.29%) Ruby
11 25 (8.93%) Perl
12 14 (5.00%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.86%) XAML
14 7 (2.50%) Go
15 6 (2.14%) PHP
16 5 (1.79%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.43%) CoffeeScript
18 3 (1.07%) Ada
19 2 (0.71%) Tcl
19 2 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 109 (38.93%) Degree
2 7 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) PhD
3 1 (0.36%) ISEB
3 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.64%) QA
2 10 (3.57%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.71%) GAMP
4 2 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (14.64%) Docker
3 28 (10.00%) LXC
3 28 (10.00%) Xen
4 23 (8.21%) KVM
5 3 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.14%) Kibana
2 6 (2.14%) Graphite
3 5 (1.79%) Ansible
3 5 (1.79%) Puppet
4 3 (1.07%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (23.21%) Oracle
2 64 (22.86%) VMware
3 40 (14.29%) Google
4 22 (7.86%) Rackspace
5 18 (6.43%) HP
6 11 (3.93%) IBM
7 8 (2.86%) Xamarin
8 6 (2.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.14%) Hyland
9 4 (1.43%) BEA
9 4 (1.43%) Sybase
9 4 (1.43%) SAP
10 1 (0.36%) Twitter
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: health,pen, etc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
People Source Consulting Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Salary competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TMP
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Company bonus
Posted: 25 days ago