The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 81 21 47
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 44 199 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.58% 10.53% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 10.82% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38 160 71
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +51.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1654 1840 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.90% 97.35% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1586 1374
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 31 August 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 111 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 70 (63.06%) Java
3 54 (48.65%) C++
3 54 (48.65%) Degree
4 45 (40.54%) JavaScript
5 41 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (32.43%) C#
6 36 (32.43%) Python
7 34 (30.63%) HTML
8 29 (26.13%) SQL
8 29 (26.13%) OO
8 29 (26.13%) Telecoms
9 27 (24.32%) Linux
10 24 (21.62%) CSS
10 24 (21.62%) Spring
11 21 (18.92%) AngularJS
12 20 (18.02%) Digital Media
12 20 (18.02%) Mathematics
13 19 (17.12%) .NET
14 18 (16.22%) Computer Science
15 17 (15.32%) HTML5
15 17 (15.32%) C
16 15 (13.51%) Maven
16 15 (13.51%) NoSQL
17 14 (12.61%) Finance
17 14 (12.61%) Eclipse
18 12 (10.81%) OOA/OOD
18 12 (10.81%) J2EE
19 11 (9.91%) Web Services
19 11 (9.91%) Hibernate

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.11%) Apache
1 9 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.31%) Apache Solr
2 7 (6.31%) Apache Spark
2 7 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.41%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.70%) Confluence
6 2 (1.80%) JBoss
6 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.80%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) DVB
2 2 (1.80%) Firewall
2 2 (1.80%) HTTP
2 2 (1.80%) SS7
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) NoSQL
2 10 (9.01%) Big Data
2 10 (9.01%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.31%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.50%) MySQL
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Maven
2 14 (12.61%) Eclipse
3 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.11%) Ant
5 6 (5.41%) JUnit
6 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.60%) JIRA
7 3 (2.70%) Appium
7 3 (2.70%) Calabash
7 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.70%) Gatling
7 3 (2.70%) JBehave
7 3 (2.70%) JMeter
7 3 (2.70%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.70%) Subversion
7 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.80%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.90%) Hudson
9 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
General
1 29 (26.13%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.61%) Finance
3 10 (9.01%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.21%) Games
5 7 (6.31%) Banking
6 6 (5.41%) Electronics
6 6 (5.41%) Financial Institution
6 6 (5.41%) Marketing
7 2 (1.80%) French Language
8 1 (0.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.90%) Local Government
8 1 (0.90%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.63%) HTML
2 24 (21.62%) CSS
2 24 (21.62%) Spring
3 21 (18.92%) AngularJS
4 19 (17.12%) .NET
5 17 (15.32%) HTML5
6 12 (10.81%) J2EE
7 11 (9.91%) Hibernate
7 11 (9.91%) Node.js
7 11 (9.91%) Web Services
8 10 (9.01%) RESTful
8 10 (9.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (7.21%) CSS3
10 7 (6.31%) JMS
10 7 (6.31%) Lucene
10 7 (6.31%) Spring Boot
10 7 (6.31%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (6.31%) XML
11 6 (5.41%) Middleware
11 6 (5.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Digital Media
1 20 (18.02%) Mathematics
2 18 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.31%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.31%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (6.31%) N-Tier
4 6 (5.41%) SWIFT
5 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.60%) Digital TV
6 4 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (3.60%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (3.60%) Physics
6 4 (3.60%) STB
7 3 (2.70%) Xbox
8 2 (1.80%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.90%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Linux
2 5 (4.50%) Android
3 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.60%) Unix
4 3 (2.70%) Windows
5 1 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.90%) LynxOS
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.13%) OO
4 12 (10.81%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (9.91%) Microservices
6 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (9.01%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (9.01%) Multithreading
7 9 (8.11%) Automated Testing
7 9 (8.11%) BDD
7 9 (8.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (8.11%) UML
8 8 (7.21%) Problem Management
8 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.31%) TDD
9 7 (6.31%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (5.41%) OOP
10 6 (5.41%) Programme Management
10 6 (5.41%) Scrum
10 6 (5.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (63.06%) Java
2 54 (48.65%) C++
3 45 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 36 (32.43%) C#
4 36 (32.43%) Python
5 29 (26.13%) SQL
6 17 (15.32%) C
7 10 (9.01%) Ruby
8 6 (5.41%) Perl
9 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.60%) Assembly Language
10 4 (3.60%) Clojure
11 2 (1.80%) Erlang
11 2 (1.80%) Go
11 2 (1.80%) Haskell
11 2 (1.80%) Scala
12 1 (0.90%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.90%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.90%) PHP
12 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (48.65%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) ISO15022
2 6 (5.41%) ISO20022
3 3 (2.70%) SDET
4 2 (1.80%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.80%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Docker
1 2 (1.80%) LXC
1 2 (1.80%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
1 6 (5.41%) SAP
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle
3 2 (1.80%) Google
4 1 (0.90%) IBM
4 1 (0.90%) QNX
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