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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 30 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 125 102 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.23% 5.10% 8.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.45% 5.27% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 90 92 126
Average salary £40,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.89% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £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
1939 1935 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.56% 96.80% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1641 1558 1491
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 £25,100 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 210 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 94 (41.96%) Java
3 88 (39.29%) Degree
4 82 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (34.82%) C++
6 72 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 66 (29.46%) C
8 64 (28.57%) Python
9 57 (25.45%) Linux
10 48 (21.43%) C#
11 46 (20.54%) Computer Science
12 42 (18.75%) OO
13 39 (17.41%) Oracle
14 38 (16.96%) .NET
14 38 (16.96%) Unit Testing
14 38 (16.96%) Git (software)
15 37 (16.52%) HTML
15 37 (16.52%) Eclipse
16 36 (16.07%) UML
16 36 (16.07%) Finance
16 36 (16.07%) Open Source
16 36 (16.07%) Spring
17 34 (15.18%) SQL
18 33 (14.73%) Multithreading
19 32 (14.29%) Jenkins
20 30 (13.39%) SQL Server
20 30 (13.39%) XML
21 29 (12.95%) TDD
21 29 (12.95%) Maven
22 28 (12.50%) VMware

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 23 (10.27%) OpenStack
2 22 (9.82%) JBoss
2 22 (9.82%) WebLogic
2 22 (9.82%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.36%) Node.js
4 11 (4.91%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.34%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.89%) nginx
7 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.89%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.45%) Drupal
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.91%) SaaS
2 9 (4.02%) PaaS
2 9 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (4.02%) Google App Engine
2 9 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.57%) HP Helion
4 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.48%) HTTP
2 18 (8.04%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.79%) DLNA
4 1 (0.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.38%) MySQL
3 14 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 14 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.91%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.23%) Big Data
6 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (16.96%) Git (software)
2 37 (16.52%) Eclipse
3 32 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 29 (12.95%) Maven
5 26 (11.61%) JUnit
6 22 (9.82%) Ant
6 22 (9.82%) Eclipse RCP
7 20 (8.93%) Artifactory
8 18 (8.04%) Gradle
9 17 (7.59%) Hudson
10 16 (7.14%) Subversion
11 8 (3.57%) JIRA
11 8 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.34%) NUnit
14 2 (0.89%) LabVIEW
14 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.89%) Selenium
14 2 (0.89%) Rational Rhapsody
15 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (16.07%) Finance
2 26 (11.61%) Banking
3 20 (8.93%) French Language
4 12 (5.36%) Electronics
5 11 (4.91%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.02%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.34%) Marketing
8 2 (0.89%) Retail
8 2 (0.89%) Automotive
8 2 (0.89%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Military
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.96%) .NET
2 37 (16.52%) HTML
3 36 (16.07%) Spring
4 30 (13.39%) XML
5 26 (11.61%) J2EE
5 26 (11.61%) CSS
6 22 (9.82%) GWT
7 20 (8.93%) Web Services
8 16 (7.14%) Hibernate
9 12 (5.36%) XSD
9 12 (5.36%) REST
10 11 (4.91%) OSGi
10 11 (4.91%) XSLT
10 11 (4.91%) JMS
10 11 (4.91%) Struts
10 11 (4.91%) WebSphere MQ
10 11 (4.91%) JSP
10 11 (4.91%) Servlets
10 11 (4.91%) SWT
11 10 (4.46%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.54%) Computer Science
2 36 (16.07%) Open Source
3 21 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 18 (8.04%) MPEG
5 17 (7.59%) Physics
6 11 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (4.91%) Client/Server
6 11 (4.91%) N-Tier
6 11 (4.91%) Inversion of Control
6 11 (4.91%) SWIFT
7 7 (3.13%) Device Driver
7 7 (3.13%) User Experience
7 7 (3.13%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.68%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.68%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (2.68%) Neural Network
9 4 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.89%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 57 (25.45%) Linux
2 25 (11.16%) UNIX
3 9 (4.02%) Android
4 8 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.68%) Windows
6 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 82 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (18.75%) OO
4 38 (16.96%) Unit Testing
5 36 (16.07%) UML
6 33 (14.73%) Multithreading
7 29 (12.95%) TDD
8 26 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (10.27%) OOD
10 22 (9.82%) Problem Management
11 21 (9.38%) Scrum
12 18 (8.04%) OOA/OOD
13 16 (7.14%) Software Architecture
14 13 (5.80%) Image Processing
14 13 (5.80%) Video Processing
14 13 (5.80%) Parallel Processing
14 13 (5.80%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.36%) Web Application Development
16 11 (4.91%) Data Management
17 10 (4.46%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 94 (41.96%) Java
2 78 (34.82%) C++
3 72 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 66 (29.46%) C
5 64 (28.57%) Python
6 48 (21.43%) C#
7 34 (15.18%) SQL
8 21 (9.38%) Scala
9 20 (8.93%) Clojure
10 19 (8.48%) Perl
11 16 (7.14%) Ruby
12 14 (6.25%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.23%) Go
14 4 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (1.79%) Ada
14 4 (1.79%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.34%) PHP
15 3 (1.34%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.89%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 88 (39.29%) Degree
2 15 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.34%) PhD
5 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.16%) QA
2 12 (5.36%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.89%) JTAG
4 2 (0.89%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.89%) SLA
5 1 (0.45%) TickIT
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.04%) Docker
3 9 (4.02%) LXC
3 9 (4.02%) Xen
3 9 (4.02%) KVM
4 3 (1.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.34%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.89%) Kibana
2 2 (0.89%) Graphite
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (17.41%) Oracle
2 28 (12.50%) VMware
3 19 (8.48%) Google
4 13 (5.80%) IBM
5 11 (4.91%) Hyland
6 9 (4.02%) Rackspace
7 8 (3.57%) HP
8 6 (2.68%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.34%) Twitter
10 2 (0.89%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.45%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37500 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + discretionary relocation
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago