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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 45 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 95 120 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.17% 7.62% 7.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 8.13% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 85 112 107
Average salary £33,500 £33,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.74% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1759 1476 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.65% 93.77% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1305 1321
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 180 (96.77%) Software Engineering
2 99 (53.23%) Java
3 86 (46.24%) Degree
4 84 (45.16%) Computer Science
5 74 (39.78%) C++
6 57 (30.65%) Unit Testing
7 52 (27.96%) Eclipse
8 48 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (24.73%) SQL
10 44 (23.66%) Spring
11 43 (23.12%) C
12 42 (22.58%) QA
13 39 (20.97%) Windows
14 38 (20.43%) JBoss
14 38 (20.43%) JavaScript
15 36 (19.35%) Jenkins
16 35 (18.82%) UML
17 33 (17.74%) WebLogic
17 33 (17.74%) Banking
17 33 (17.74%) Finance
17 33 (17.74%) Eclipse RCP
17 33 (17.74%) French Language
17 33 (17.74%) WebSphere
17 33 (17.74%) Problem Management
17 33 (17.74%) GWT
18 30 (16.13%) Scrum
18 30 (16.13%) C#
18 30 (16.13%) OOD
19 29 (15.59%) JUnit
20 27 (14.52%) Oracle

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 33 (17.74%) WebLogic
1 33 (17.74%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.22%) Apache ServiceMix
3 18 (9.68%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.15%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) PaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.30%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.69%) HTTP
3 3 (1.61%) LDAP
3 3 (1.61%) Internet
3 3 (1.61%) X.509
4 1 (0.54%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.75%) RDBMS
2 20 (10.75%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.22%) Big Data
4 18 (9.68%) MySQL
4 18 (9.68%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.69%) DB2
6 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (27.96%) Eclipse
2 36 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 33 (17.74%) Eclipse RCP
4 29 (15.59%) JUnit
5 19 (10.22%) Maven
6 18 (9.68%) Ant
7 16 (8.60%) Artifactory
7 16 (8.60%) Git (software)
8 12 (6.45%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.76%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (3.76%) GCC
10 6 (3.23%) MSBuild
11 5 (2.69%) Selenium
12 3 (1.61%) Subversion
13 2 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
14 1 (0.54%) PVCS
14 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
General
1 33 (17.74%) Banking
1 33 (17.74%) Finance
1 33 (17.74%) French Language
2 13 (6.99%) Games
3 10 (5.38%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.15%) Military
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.66%) Spring
2 33 (17.74%) GWT
3 24 (12.90%) XML
4 20 (10.75%) J2EE
4 20 (10.75%) Qt
5 19 (10.22%) HTML
5 19 (10.22%) STL
5 19 (10.22%) JSP
6 18 (9.68%) Servlets
6 18 (9.68%) XSLT
6 18 (9.68%) JMS
6 18 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
7 17 (9.14%) Natural Language Processing
8 15 (8.06%) SWT
8 15 (8.06%) Struts
9 14 (7.53%) MyBatis
9 14 (7.53%) OSGi
10 12 (6.45%) DirectX
11 10 (5.38%) ATL
12 9 (4.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 84 (45.16%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 18 (9.68%) N-Tier
2 18 (9.68%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (9.68%) SWIFT
3 11 (5.91%) Physics
4 10 (5.38%) Open Source
5 9 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.76%) Mathematics
6 7 (3.76%) CAN bus
6 7 (3.76%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.69%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.15%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.61%) CCTV
10 2 (1.08%) Replication
11 1 (0.54%) MPEG
11 1 (0.54%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.54%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.97%) Windows
2 27 (14.52%) UNIX
3 16 (8.60%) Linux
4 2 (1.08%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (96.77%) Software Engineering
2 57 (30.65%) Unit Testing
3 48 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (18.82%) UML
5 33 (17.74%) Problem Management
6 30 (16.13%) Scrum
6 30 (16.13%) OOD
7 26 (13.98%) TDD
8 22 (11.83%) OOA/OOD
9 21 (11.29%) Data Modelling
10 18 (9.68%) OO
10 18 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.45%) Electronic Design Automation
12 10 (5.38%) Multithreading
13 8 (4.30%) CAD
14 7 (3.76%) Change Management
15 6 (3.23%) Kanban
15 6 (3.23%) Software Testing
16 5 (2.69%) Web Development
16 5 (2.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 99 (53.23%) Java
2 74 (39.78%) C++
3 46 (24.73%) SQL
4 43 (23.12%) C
5 38 (20.43%) JavaScript
6 30 (16.13%) C#
7 21 (11.29%) Python
8 19 (10.22%) Ruby
9 14 (7.53%) Lisp
10 6 (3.23%) Perl
11 5 (2.69%) PHP
11 5 (2.69%) PHP5
12 2 (1.08%) VC++
13 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.54%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.54%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 1 (0.54%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 86 (46.24%) Degree
2 14 (7.53%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.99%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.76%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.61%) HNC
5 3 (1.61%) HND
5 3 (1.61%) PhD
6 1 (0.54%) MCSE
6 1 (0.54%) ISEB
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (22.58%) QA
2 7 (3.76%) DO-178B
2 7 (3.76%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 18 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Kibana
1 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (20.43%) JBoss
2 27 (14.52%) Oracle
3 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.68%) IBM
4 18 (9.68%) VMware
4 18 (9.68%) Google
5 17 (9.14%) Twitter
6 7 (3.76%) Embarcadero
6 7 (3.76%) Borland
7 5 (2.69%) Intel
8 4 (2.15%) Zend
9 1 (0.54%) Sencha
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