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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 41 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 106 96 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.44% 5.61% 7.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 5.88% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 90 74 122
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1882 1633 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.56% 95.39% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1352 1458
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 193 (97.47%) Software Engineering
2 96 (48.48%) C++
3 92 (46.46%) Degree
4 89 (44.95%) Java
5 70 (35.35%) Computer Science
6 54 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 52 (26.26%) Unit Testing
8 50 (25.25%) C
9 49 (24.75%) Eclipse
10 48 (24.24%) OO
11 47 (23.74%) Spring
12 44 (22.22%) C#
12 44 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (21.21%) SQL
14 37 (18.69%) Finance
15 36 (18.18%) QA
16 33 (16.67%) Banking
16 33 (16.67%) XML
16 33 (16.67%) Linux
16 33 (16.67%) OOD
17 32 (16.16%) JUnit
17 32 (16.16%) Oracle
18 30 (15.15%) J2EE
18 30 (15.15%) UML
19 29 (14.65%) HTML
19 29 (14.65%) Multithreading
20 28 (14.14%) GWT
20 28 (14.14%) Problem Management
20 28 (14.14%) French Language
20 28 (14.14%) WebSphere

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (14.14%) WebSphere
1 28 (14.14%) WebLogic
1 28 (14.14%) JBoss
2 14 (7.07%) Apache ServiceMix
3 11 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 9 (4.55%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.52%) Node.js
7 2 (1.01%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.56%) HTTP
2 8 (4.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) DLNA
3 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.10%) MySQL
3 18 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 18 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.55%) Big Data
5 9 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (24.75%) Eclipse
2 32 (16.16%) JUnit
3 28 (14.14%) Eclipse RCP
4 24 (12.12%) Jenkins
5 19 (9.60%) Git (software)
6 16 (8.08%) Subversion
7 15 (7.58%) Ant
7 15 (7.58%) Maven
8 9 (4.55%) Artifactory
9 7 (3.54%) MSBuild
10 6 (3.03%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.01%) PVCS
11 2 (1.01%) LabVIEW
11 2 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (1.01%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (1.01%) JIRA
12 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.51%) Hudson
12 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.51%) NetBeans
General
1 37 (18.69%) Finance
2 33 (16.67%) Banking
3 28 (14.14%) French Language
4 14 (7.07%) Games
5 7 (3.54%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.54%) Electronics
5 7 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.03%) Military
7 2 (1.01%) Retail
7 2 (1.01%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.74%) Spring
2 33 (16.67%) XML
3 30 (15.15%) J2EE
4 29 (14.65%) HTML
5 28 (14.14%) GWT
6 27 (13.64%) .NET
7 17 (8.59%) Hibernate
8 14 (7.07%) SWT
8 14 (7.07%) OSGi
8 14 (7.07%) JSP
8 14 (7.07%) Servlets
8 14 (7.07%) XSLT
8 14 (7.07%) Struts
8 14 (7.07%) JMS
8 14 (7.07%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (7.07%) MyBatis
9 13 (6.57%) CSS
10 11 (5.56%) STL
10 11 (5.56%) XSD
11 9 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 70 (35.35%) Computer Science
2 24 (12.12%) Open Source
3 21 (10.61%) Mathematics
4 17 (8.59%) Algorithms
4 17 (8.59%) Physics
5 14 (7.07%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (7.07%) SWIFT
5 14 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (7.07%) Client/Server
5 14 (7.07%) N-Tier
6 13 (6.57%) Data Structures
6 13 (6.57%) MPEG
7 9 (4.55%) Device Driver
8 8 (4.04%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (4.04%) Neural Network
9 6 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.52%) Statistics
12 2 (1.01%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.67%) Linux
2 20 (10.10%) Windows
3 14 (7.07%) UNIX
4 5 (2.53%) Android
5 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (97.47%) Software Engineering
2 52 (26.26%) Unit Testing
3 48 (24.24%) OO
4 44 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (16.67%) OOD
6 30 (15.15%) UML
7 29 (14.65%) Multithreading
8 28 (14.14%) Problem Management
9 20 (10.10%) TDD
10 19 (9.60%) Scrum
10 19 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.08%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (6.06%) Parallel Processing
12 12 (6.06%) Image Processing
12 12 (6.06%) Video Processing
13 11 (5.56%) Web Application Development
14 10 (5.05%) Electronic Design Automation
15 8 (4.04%) Customer Engagement
15 8 (4.04%) Pattern Recognition
15 8 (4.04%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 96 (48.48%) C++
2 89 (44.95%) Java
3 54 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 50 (25.25%) C
5 44 (22.22%) C#
6 42 (21.21%) SQL
7 23 (11.62%) Python
8 13 (6.57%) Ruby
9 10 (5.05%) Perl
10 7 (3.54%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.54%) Lisp
11 5 (2.53%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.02%) VC++
12 4 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.01%) Ada
13 2 (1.01%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.01%) GLSL
14 1 (0.51%) Golang
14 1 (0.51%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.51%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 92 (46.46%) Degree
2 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
3 17 (8.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.53%) PhD
5 3 (1.52%) HNC
5 3 (1.52%) HND
6 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (18.18%) QA
2 4 (2.02%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.01%) TickIT
3 2 (1.01%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.01%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (16.16%) Oracle
2 16 (8.08%) IBM
3 14 (7.07%) Google
3 14 (7.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.07%) VMware
4 11 (5.56%) Hyland
5 9 (4.55%) Twitter
6 4 (2.02%) Intel
7 1 (0.51%) EMC
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