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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 80 22 43
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 36 190 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.22% 10.22% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 10.48% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 155 83
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,400 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £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
1578 1813 1797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.35% 97.53% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1576 1419
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 82 (58.99%) Java
3 65 (46.76%) Degree
4 64 (46.04%) C++
5 58 (41.73%) JavaScript
6 51 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (30.94%) Telecoms
7 43 (30.94%) C#
8 42 (30.22%) Python
9 39 (28.06%) Digital Media
10 37 (26.62%) OO
11 32 (23.02%) Spring
12 31 (22.30%) SQL
13 30 (21.58%) HTML
14 29 (20.86%) Linux
15 27 (19.42%) CSS
15 27 (19.42%) Mathematics
15 27 (19.42%) Computer Science
16 26 (18.71%) AngularJS
16 26 (18.71%) Eclipse
17 23 (16.55%) .NET
18 22 (15.83%) Maven
19 20 (14.39%) C
19 20 (14.39%) Web Services
20 19 (13.67%) HTML5
20 19 (13.67%) RESTful
21 18 (12.95%) Hibernate
22 17 (12.23%) J2EE
22 17 (12.23%) OOA/OOD
22 17 (12.23%) Git (software)

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 15 (10.79%) OpenStack
2 14 (10.07%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.91%) Apache
4 10 (7.19%) Apache Solr
4 10 (7.19%) Apache Spark
5 9 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (6.47%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.16%) Confluence
6 3 (2.16%) JBoss
6 3 (2.16%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.60%) Google App Engine
2 5 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.32%) HTTP
3 3 (2.16%) DVB
3 3 (2.16%) Internet
4 2 (1.44%) Firewall
4 2 (1.44%) SS7
5 1 (0.72%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.79%) Big Data
1 15 (10.79%) NoSQL
1 15 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.35%) Hadoop
3 11 (7.91%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.47%) MySQL
5 7 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (18.71%) Eclipse
2 22 (15.83%) Maven
3 17 (12.23%) Git (software)
4 16 (11.51%) Ant
5 9 (6.47%) JUnit
6 8 (5.76%) Subversion
7 6 (4.32%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.32%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.60%) Artifactory
8 5 (3.60%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.16%) Appium
9 3 (2.16%) Calabash
9 3 (2.16%) Gatling
9 3 (2.16%) JBehave
9 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.16%) JMeter
9 3 (2.16%) Moq
9 3 (2.16%) NUnit
9 3 (2.16%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (30.94%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.63%) Finance
3 11 (7.91%) Banking
4 10 (7.19%) Games
5 9 (6.47%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.16%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.16%) French Language
8 2 (1.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.72%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.02%) Spring
2 30 (21.58%) HTML
3 27 (19.42%) CSS
4 26 (18.71%) AngularJS
5 23 (16.55%) .NET
6 20 (14.39%) Web Services
7 19 (13.67%) HTML5
7 19 (13.67%) RESTful
8 18 (12.95%) Hibernate
9 17 (12.23%) J2EE
10 15 (10.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (9.35%) CSS3
11 13 (9.35%) Node.js
12 11 (7.91%) JMS
12 11 (7.91%) Spring Boot
12 11 (7.91%) WebSphere MQ
12 11 (7.91%) XML
13 9 (6.47%) Lucene
13 9 (6.47%) React
14 7 (5.04%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.06%) Digital Media
2 27 (19.42%) Computer Science
2 27 (19.42%) Mathematics
3 14 (10.07%) Client/Server
4 11 (7.91%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (7.91%) N-Tier
5 10 (7.19%) Physics
6 9 (6.47%) SWIFT
7 6 (4.32%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.60%) Xbox
9 3 (2.16%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.16%) Digital TV
9 3 (2.16%) STB
10 2 (1.44%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (1.44%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.72%) SCADA
11 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.86%) Linux
2 8 (5.76%) Android
2 8 (5.76%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.76%) Unix
3 7 (5.04%) Windows
4 2 (1.44%) LynxOS
4 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.44%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 51 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (26.62%) OO
4 17 (12.23%) OOA/OOD
5 16 (11.51%) BDD
6 14 (10.07%) Automated Testing
6 14 (10.07%) Unit Testing
7 12 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.63%) Problem Management
8 11 (7.91%) Microservices
8 11 (7.91%) Open Source
8 11 (7.91%) Translating Business Requirements
9 10 (7.19%) Multithreading
9 10 (7.19%) OOP
9 10 (7.19%) TDD
9 10 (7.19%) UML
10 9 (6.47%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (6.47%) SDLC
11 8 (5.76%) Scrum
12 7 (5.04%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (58.99%) Java
2 64 (46.04%) C++
3 58 (41.73%) JavaScript
4 43 (30.94%) C#
5 42 (30.22%) Python
6 31 (22.30%) SQL
7 20 (14.39%) C
8 15 (10.79%) Ruby
9 8 (5.76%) Clojure
10 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.60%) Erlang
10 5 (3.60%) Go
10 5 (3.60%) Haskell
10 5 (3.60%) Perl
10 5 (3.60%) Scala
11 2 (1.44%) PHP
11 2 (1.44%) XAML
12 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.72%) ES6
Qualifications
1 65 (46.76%) Degree
2 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) QA
2 9 (6.47%) ISO15022
2 9 (6.47%) ISO20022
3 3 (2.16%) SDET
4 1 (0.72%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.72%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.72%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) Docker
1 5 (3.60%) LXC
1 5 (3.60%) Xen
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 9 (6.47%) Oracle
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.60%) Google
4 2 (1.44%) QNX
4 2 (1.44%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.72%) IBM
5 1 (0.72%) VMware
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