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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 46 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 107 120 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.32% 6.47% 8.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.57% 6.73% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 100 97 121
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1920 1782 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.52% 96.01% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1524 1368
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 187 (96.89%) Software Engineering
2 87 (45.08%) Degree
3 86 (44.56%) Java
4 83 (43.01%) C++
5 76 (39.38%) Computer Science
6 55 (28.50%) Unit Testing
7 50 (25.91%) Eclipse
8 45 (23.32%) JavaScript
9 44 (22.80%) C
9 44 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (21.76%) Spring
11 39 (20.21%) OO
12 37 (19.17%) SQL
12 37 (19.17%) QA
13 36 (18.65%) C#
14 33 (17.10%) OOD
15 32 (16.58%) UML
15 32 (16.58%) Finance
16 31 (16.06%) Oracle
16 31 (16.06%) XML
17 30 (15.54%) Jenkins
18 29 (15.03%) JUnit
18 29 (15.03%) Banking
19 28 (14.51%) J2EE
20 27 (13.99%) WebLogic
20 27 (13.99%) JBoss
20 27 (13.99%) Eclipse RCP
20 27 (13.99%) WebSphere
20 27 (13.99%) Problem Management
20 27 (13.99%) GWT

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 27 (13.99%) WebLogic
1 27 (13.99%) JBoss
1 27 (13.99%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.29%) Apache ServiceMix
3 14 (7.25%) Apache Solr
4 7 (3.63%) OpenStack
4 7 (3.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
1 1 (0.52%) PaaS
1 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.63%) HTTP
2 4 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.88%) MySQL
3 20 (10.36%) Relational Database
3 20 (10.36%) RDBMS
4 15 (7.77%) Big Data
5 14 (7.25%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (25.91%) Eclipse
2 30 (15.54%) Jenkins
3 29 (15.03%) JUnit
4 27 (13.99%) Eclipse RCP
5 18 (9.33%) Git (software)
6 17 (8.81%) Maven
6 17 (8.81%) Ant
7 13 (6.74%) Artifactory
8 10 (5.18%) Subversion
9 8 (4.15%) Visual Studio
9 8 (4.15%) MSBuild
10 7 (3.63%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (1.04%) PVCS
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.52%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.52%) NUnit
12 1 (0.52%) Hudson
12 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (16.58%) Finance
2 29 (15.03%) Banking
3 27 (13.99%) French Language
4 20 (10.36%) Games
5 12 (6.22%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.11%) Military
7 3 (1.55%) Electronics
8 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.04%) Retail
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.76%) Spring
2 31 (16.06%) XML
3 28 (14.51%) J2EE
4 27 (13.99%) GWT
5 23 (11.92%) HTML
6 20 (10.36%) .NET
7 16 (8.29%) JSP
7 16 (8.29%) Servlets
7 16 (8.29%) XSLT
7 16 (8.29%) JMS
7 16 (8.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 16 (8.29%) OSGi
8 15 (7.77%) DirectX
9 14 (7.25%) Qt
9 14 (7.25%) Natural Language Processing
10 12 (6.22%) Hibernate
10 12 (6.22%) STL
11 11 (5.70%) Struts
11 11 (5.70%) SWT
11 11 (5.70%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 76 (39.38%) Computer Science
2 26 (13.47%) Algorithms
3 22 (11.40%) Data Structures
4 19 (9.84%) Open Source
5 17 (8.81%) Mathematics
5 17 (8.81%) Physics
6 16 (8.29%) Inversion of Control
6 16 (8.29%) SWIFT
6 16 (8.29%) Client/Server
6 16 (8.29%) N-Tier
6 16 (8.29%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.63%) Device Driver
7 7 (3.63%) CAN bus
8 4 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.07%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.07%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (2.07%) Neural Network
9 3 (1.55%) MPEG
9 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.44%) Windows
2 22 (11.40%) Linux
3 17 (8.81%) UNIX
4 3 (1.55%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (96.89%) Software Engineering
2 55 (28.50%) Unit Testing
3 44 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (20.21%) OO
5 33 (17.10%) OOD
6 32 (16.58%) UML
7 27 (13.99%) Problem Management
8 24 (12.44%) OOA/OOD
9 23 (11.92%) TDD
9 23 (11.92%) Scrum
9 23 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (10.36%) Multithreading
11 16 (8.29%) Data Modelling
12 10 (5.18%) Electronic Design Automation
13 7 (3.63%) Change Management
13 7 (3.63%) Web Application Development
14 6 (3.11%) Game Development
14 6 (3.11%) OOP
14 6 (3.11%) Software Testing
14 6 (3.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (44.56%) Java
2 83 (43.01%) C++
3 45 (23.32%) JavaScript
4 44 (22.80%) C
5 37 (19.17%) SQL
6 36 (18.65%) C#
7 20 (10.36%) Python
8 14 (7.25%) Ruby
9 12 (6.22%) Perl
10 8 (4.15%) Lisp
11 6 (3.11%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.07%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.07%) VC++
13 3 (1.55%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.04%) PHP5
14 2 (1.04%) PHP
15 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.52%) VB
15 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 87 (45.08%) Degree
2 24 (12.44%) Security Cleared
3 21 (10.88%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.63%) BC Cleared
5 4 (2.07%) PhD
6 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.55%) HNC
6 3 (1.55%) HND
7 1 (0.52%) MCSE
7 1 (0.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.17%) QA
2 7 (3.63%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.04%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (16.06%) Oracle
2 19 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.29%) IBM
3 16 (8.29%) VMware
3 16 (8.29%) Google
4 14 (7.25%) Twitter
5 9 (4.66%) Hyland
6 5 (2.59%) Intel
7 2 (1.04%) Zend
8 1 (0.52%) EMC
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