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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 24 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 140 104 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.21% 5.13% 8.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.47% 5.31% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 105 98 129
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,650 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1874 1959 1693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.55% 96.65% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1631 1581 1477
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 28 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 213 (93.01%) Software Engineering
2 107 (46.72%) Java
3 91 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (39.74%) Degree
4 73 (31.88%) Python
5 71 (31.00%) C++
6 67 (29.26%) JavaScript
7 63 (27.51%) C
8 56 (24.45%) Linux
9 50 (21.83%) Computer Science
10 45 (19.65%) Git (software)
11 44 (19.21%) Unit Testing
12 43 (18.78%) C#
13 42 (18.34%) Eclipse
14 41 (17.90%) Finance
15 40 (17.47%) Oracle
16 38 (16.59%) SQL
16 38 (16.59%) TDD
16 38 (16.59%) Spring
17 35 (15.28%) .NET
17 35 (15.28%) UML
17 35 (15.28%) Maven
17 35 (15.28%) Jenkins
18 34 (14.85%) HTML
18 34 (14.85%) VMware
19 33 (14.41%) UNIX
19 33 (14.41%) OO
19 33 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 33 (14.41%) Open Source
20 31 (13.54%) SQL Server

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (12.23%) WebSphere
1 28 (12.23%) WebLogic
1 28 (12.23%) JBoss
2 24 (10.48%) OpenStack
3 13 (5.68%) Node.js
3 13 (5.68%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.68%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.87%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.87%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.11%) SaaS
2 12 (5.24%) PaaS
2 12 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.80%) Google App Engine
3 11 (4.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (3.49%) HP Helion
5 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.73%) HTTP
2 18 (7.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.18%) DLNA
4 1 (0.44%) NAS
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.73%) MySQL
3 16 (6.99%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (6.55%) RDBMS
5 12 (5.24%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.31%) Big Data
7 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.44%) SQLite
8 1 (0.44%) Redis
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.44%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 45 (19.65%) Git (software)
2 42 (18.34%) Eclipse
3 35 (15.28%) Maven
3 35 (15.28%) Jenkins
4 28 (12.23%) JUnit
4 28 (12.23%) Eclipse RCP
5 26 (11.35%) Ant
6 22 (9.61%) Gradle
6 22 (9.61%) Artifactory
7 20 (8.73%) Hudson
8 18 (7.86%) Subversion
9 11 (4.80%) JIRA
10 10 (4.37%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
12 2 (0.87%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.87%) NUnit
12 2 (0.87%) Selenium
12 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 41 (17.90%) Finance
2 28 (12.23%) Banking
3 22 (9.61%) French Language
4 14 (6.11%) Electronics
4 14 (6.11%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.37%) Aerospace
6 9 (3.93%) Games
7 4 (1.75%) Marketing
8 3 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.87%) Automotive
10 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.59%) Spring
2 35 (15.28%) .NET
3 34 (14.85%) HTML
4 31 (13.54%) XML
5 28 (12.23%) GWT
6 27 (11.79%) J2EE
7 20 (8.73%) CSS
8 19 (8.30%) Web Services
9 15 (6.55%) SWT
9 15 (6.55%) Hibernate
9 15 (6.55%) Struts
10 13 (5.68%) OSGi
10 13 (5.68%) WebSphere MQ
10 13 (5.68%) JMS
10 13 (5.68%) XSD
10 13 (5.68%) XSLT
10 13 (5.68%) JSP
10 13 (5.68%) Servlets
11 11 (4.80%) REST
12 10 (4.37%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.83%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.30%) Physics
3 18 (7.86%) Mathematics
4 17 (7.42%) MPEG
5 13 (5.68%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (5.68%) SWIFT
5 13 (5.68%) Client/Server
5 13 (5.68%) N-Tier
5 13 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.49%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.06%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.06%) Public Cloud
7 7 (3.06%) User Experience
8 6 (2.62%) Xbox
8 6 (2.62%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.75%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (1.75%) Neural Network
10 2 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.45%) Linux
2 33 (14.41%) UNIX
3 14 (6.11%) Android
4 12 (5.24%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.37%) Windows
6 6 (2.62%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.62%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (93.01%) Software Engineering
2 91 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (19.21%) Unit Testing
4 38 (16.59%) TDD
5 35 (15.28%) UML
6 33 (14.41%) OO
6 33 (14.41%) Open Source
7 31 (13.54%) SDLC
8 28 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (11.79%) Multithreading
10 25 (10.92%) Problem Management
11 24 (10.48%) Scrum
12 23 (10.04%) OOD
13 17 (7.42%) OOA/OOD
14 14 (6.11%) Data Management
15 13 (5.68%) Software Architecture
15 13 (5.68%) Mentoring
15 13 (5.68%) Web Application Development
16 12 (5.24%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (5.24%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 107 (46.72%) Java
2 73 (31.88%) Python
3 71 (31.00%) C++
4 67 (29.26%) JavaScript
5 63 (27.51%) C
6 43 (18.78%) C#
7 38 (16.59%) SQL
8 29 (12.66%) Scala
9 27 (11.79%) Clojure
10 16 (6.99%) Perl
10 16 (6.99%) Ruby
11 11 (4.80%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.62%) Go
12 6 (2.62%) XAML
13 5 (2.18%) Ada
14 4 (1.75%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (1.75%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.75%) PHP
15 2 (0.87%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.87%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 91 (39.74%) Degree
2 8 (3.49%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.87%) PhD
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.23%) QA
2 14 (6.11%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.87%) SLA
4 2 (0.87%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.87%) JTAG
System Software
1 33 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.73%) Docker
3 10 (4.37%) LXC
3 10 (4.37%) Xen
4 9 (3.93%) KVM
5 3 (1.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.31%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.87%) Graphite
2 2 (0.87%) Kibana
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (17.47%) Oracle
2 34 (14.85%) VMware
3 23 (10.04%) Google
4 15 (6.55%) IBM
5 10 (4.37%) Rackspace
6 8 (3.49%) HP
7 7 (3.06%) Hyland
8 6 (2.62%) Xamarin
8 6 (2.62%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.87%) SAP
10 1 (0.44%) Twitter
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Connectus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £400000 - £410000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £600000 per annum + Bonus , Shares, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago