The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 40 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 102 144 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.62% 8.90% 8.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 9.33% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 91 135 127
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1748 1543 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.26% 95.36% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1372 1315
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
South West

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 23 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 190 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 103 (51.50%) Java
3 83 (41.50%) Computer Science
4 80 (40.00%) Degree
5 66 (33.00%) C++
6 60 (30.00%) SQL
7 59 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (29.00%) Unit Testing
9 54 (27.00%) Eclipse
10 46 (23.00%) Spring
11 42 (21.00%) JBoss
11 42 (21.00%) Eclipse RCP
12 41 (20.50%) C
13 40 (20.00%) Finance
13 40 (20.00%) QA
14 39 (19.50%) UML
15 38 (19.00%) C#
16 36 (18.00%) WebLogic
16 36 (18.00%) Windows
16 36 (18.00%) OOD
16 36 (18.00%) French Language
16 36 (18.00%) WebSphere
16 36 (18.00%) Banking
16 36 (18.00%) Problem Management
16 36 (18.00%) GWT
17 34 (17.00%) UNIX
18 33 (16.50%) JUnit
18 33 (16.50%) JavaScript
18 33 (16.50%) SQL Server
19 32 (16.00%) Oracle

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (18.00%) WebLogic
1 36 (18.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 12 (6.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) Node.js
5 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (3.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.50%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.00%) HTTP
3 5 (2.50%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.00%) Internet
5 3 (1.50%) LDAP
5 3 (1.50%) X.509
6 1 (0.50%) SSL
6 1 (0.50%) DVB
6 1 (0.50%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.50%) RDBMS
2 21 (10.50%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.50%) MySQL
3 13 (6.50%) Big Data
4 12 (6.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.50%) DB2
6 3 (1.50%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (27.00%) Eclipse
2 42 (21.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 33 (16.50%) JUnit
4 25 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 20 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 19 (9.50%) Ant
7 14 (7.00%) Maven
8 10 (5.00%) GCC
8 10 (5.00%) Artifactory
9 9 (4.50%) Git (software)
9 9 (4.50%) Selenium
10 7 (3.50%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (3.00%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.00%) FitNesse
12 5 (2.50%) Fiddler
12 5 (2.50%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.00%) MSBuild
14 2 (1.00%) JIRA
14 2 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (1.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 40 (20.00%) Finance
2 36 (18.00%) Banking
2 36 (18.00%) French Language
3 14 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.50%) Games
6 3 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Military
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.00%) Spring
2 36 (18.00%) GWT
3 27 (13.50%) HTML
4 24 (12.00%) XML
5 22 (11.00%) Web Services
5 22 (11.00%) J2EE
6 21 (10.50%) JSP
7 20 (10.00%) Servlets
8 19 (9.50%) XSLT
8 19 (9.50%) JMS
8 19 (9.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 19 (9.50%) Qt
9 17 (8.50%) SWT
9 17 (8.50%) Struts
9 17 (8.50%) .NET
10 15 (7.50%) STL
11 11 (5.50%) Natural Language Processing
12 10 (5.00%) REST
12 10 (5.00%) ATL
12 10 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 83 (41.50%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.50%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (9.50%) Inversion of Control
2 19 (9.50%) SWIFT
2 19 (9.50%) Client/Server
2 19 (9.50%) N-Tier
3 14 (7.00%) Digital Media
4 11 (5.50%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (4.50%) Open Source
6 8 (4.00%) Physics
7 7 (3.50%) CAN bus
8 6 (3.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.00%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.50%) CCTV
11 1 (0.50%) Robotics
11 1 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.50%) Replication
11 1 (0.50%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.00%) Windows
2 34 (17.00%) UNIX
3 19 (9.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 59 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (29.00%) Unit Testing
4 39 (19.50%) UML
5 36 (18.00%) OOD
5 36 (18.00%) Problem Management
6 25 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
7 24 (12.00%) Scrum
8 23 (11.50%) TDD
9 20 (10.00%) Data Modelling
10 18 (9.00%) OO
11 14 (7.00%) BDD
12 11 (5.50%) Electronic Design Automation
13 10 (5.00%) CAD
13 10 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (4.50%) Test Automation
15 8 (4.00%) MVC
16 7 (3.50%) Automated Testing
16 7 (3.50%) Change Management
17 6 (3.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 103 (51.50%) Java
2 66 (33.00%) C++
3 60 (30.00%) SQL
4 41 (20.50%) C
5 38 (19.00%) C#
6 33 (16.50%) JavaScript
7 18 (9.00%) Python
8 15 (7.50%) Ruby
9 11 (5.50%) Lisp
10 6 (3.00%) PHP
11 5 (2.50%) Perl
11 5 (2.50%) PHP5
12 3 (1.50%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.00%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.50%) Clojure
14 1 (0.50%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 80 (40.00%) Degree
2 12 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.50%) BC Cleared
4 6 (3.00%) PhD
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (20.00%) QA
2 10 (5.00%) IEC 61508
3 7 (3.50%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.50%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Puppet
1 1 (0.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 42 (21.00%) JBoss
2 32 (16.00%) Oracle
3 24 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.00%) IBM
5 19 (9.50%) VMware
5 19 (9.50%) Google
6 11 (5.50%) Twitter
7 10 (5.00%) Embarcadero
7 10 (5.00%) Borland
8 4 (2.00%) Intel
8 4 (2.00%) Zend
9 1 (0.50%) hybris
9 1 (0.50%) Sencha
9 1 (0.50%) Talend
9 1 (0.50%) Empirix
9 1 (0.50%) Compuware
9 1 (0.50%) HP
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