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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 82 20 53
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 44 186 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.54% 9.96% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 10.34% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 38 164 77
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,450 £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
1672 1799 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.70% 96.36% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1555 1477
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 92 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 61 (66.30%) Java
3 39 (42.39%) JavaScript
3 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (41.30%) C++
4 38 (41.30%) Degree
5 36 (39.13%) C#
6 30 (32.61%) HTML
6 30 (32.61%) Python
7 27 (29.35%) SQL
8 24 (26.09%) OO
9 22 (23.91%) .NET
10 20 (21.74%) CSS
10 20 (21.74%) Linux
10 20 (21.74%) Spring
10 20 (21.74%) AngularJS
11 18 (19.57%) Telecoms
12 15 (16.30%) HTML5
12 15 (16.30%) Mathematics
13 14 (15.22%) NoSQL
13 14 (15.22%) Node.js
13 14 (15.22%) C
14 13 (14.13%) Finance
15 11 (11.96%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (11.96%) Computer Science
16 10 (10.87%) Maven
16 10 (10.87%) TDD
16 10 (10.87%) Manufacturing
16 10 (10.87%) Hibernate
16 10 (10.87%) J2EE

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 7 (7.61%) Apache
2 5 (5.43%) Apache Solr
2 5 (5.43%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.26%) Confluence
5 1 (1.09%) JBoss
5 1 (1.09%) nginx
5 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) DVB
2 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.17%) HTTP
3 2 (2.17%) Internet
3 2 (2.17%) SS7
4 1 (1.09%) Profibus
4 1 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) NoSQL
2 9 (9.78%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.52%) Big Data
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.43%) MySQL
4 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Maven
2 9 (9.78%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.52%) JUnit
4 4 (4.35%) Ant
4 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.35%) JIRA
5 3 (3.26%) Appium
5 3 (3.26%) Calabash
5 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.26%) Gatling
5 3 (3.26%) JBehave
5 3 (3.26%) JMeter
5 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.26%) Subversion
5 3 (3.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.09%) Hudson
6 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.09%) Protractor
6 1 (1.09%) Selenium
General
1 18 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.13%) Finance
3 10 (10.87%) Manufacturing
4 8 (8.70%) Electronics
5 7 (7.61%) Marketing
6 4 (4.35%) Banking
7 3 (3.26%) Aerospace
7 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.26%) Games
8 1 (1.09%) Advertising
8 1 (1.09%) French Language
8 1 (1.09%) Local Government
8 1 (1.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.61%) HTML
2 22 (23.91%) .NET
3 20 (21.74%) AngularJS
3 20 (21.74%) CSS
3 20 (21.74%) Spring
4 15 (16.30%) HTML5
5 14 (15.22%) Node.js
6 10 (10.87%) Hibernate
6 10 (10.87%) J2EE
7 8 (8.70%) Middleware
8 7 (7.61%) REST
8 7 (7.61%) XML
9 6 (6.52%) Java EE
9 6 (6.52%) React
9 6 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (6.52%) Web Services
10 5 (5.43%) CSS3
10 5 (5.43%) jQuery
10 5 (5.43%) Lucene
10 5 (5.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Mathematics
2 11 (11.96%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.61%) Digital Media
4 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.43%) Digital TV
5 5 (5.43%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (4.35%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.35%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (4.35%) STB
7 3 (3.26%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.26%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.17%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.17%) Xbox
9 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (4.35%) Android
3 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.09%) LynxOS
4 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.09%) OO
4 11 (11.96%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (10.87%) Microservices
5 10 (10.87%) Multithreading
5 10 (10.87%) TDD
6 9 (9.78%) UML
7 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (8.70%) Scrum
8 7 (7.61%) Automated Testing
8 7 (7.61%) BDD
8 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.61%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (7.61%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.43%) OOP
10 5 (5.43%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (66.30%) Java
2 39 (42.39%) JavaScript
3 38 (41.30%) C++
4 36 (39.13%) C#
5 30 (32.61%) Python
6 27 (29.35%) SQL
7 14 (15.22%) C
8 7 (7.61%) Ruby
9 5 (5.43%) Assembly Language
9 5 (5.43%) Perl
10 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.17%) PHP
12 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (41.30%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) DO-178B
2 3 (3.26%) IEC 61508
2 3 (3.26%) ISO15022
2 3 (3.26%) ISO20022
2 3 (3.26%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) SAP
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.09%) IBM
4 1 (1.09%) QNX
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