The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 38 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 95 141 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.25% 8.73% 8.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.48% 9.18% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 86 132 121
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1732 1536 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 95.11% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1361 1315
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
South West

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 29 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 183 (94.82%) Software Engineering
2 101 (52.33%) Java
3 82 (42.49%) Computer Science
4 77 (39.90%) Degree
5 65 (33.68%) C++
6 57 (29.53%) Unit Testing
7 55 (28.50%) SQL
7 55 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (26.94%) Eclipse
9 45 (23.32%) Spring
10 40 (20.73%) QA
10 40 (20.73%) Eclipse RCP
10 40 (20.73%) JBoss
10 40 (20.73%) C
11 38 (19.69%) UML
12 37 (19.17%) Finance
13 36 (18.65%) Windows
13 36 (18.65%) C#
14 34 (17.62%) WebLogic
14 34 (17.62%) OOD
14 34 (17.62%) Problem Management
14 34 (17.62%) French Language
14 34 (17.62%) GWT
14 34 (17.62%) Banking
14 34 (17.62%) WebSphere
15 33 (17.10%) UNIX
16 32 (16.58%) JUnit
16 32 (16.58%) JavaScript
17 30 (15.54%) Oracle
17 30 (15.54%) SQL Server

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 34 (17.62%) WebLogic
1 34 (17.62%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.25%) Apache ServiceMix
3 12 (6.22%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
5 1 (0.52%) Node.js
5 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.52%) Mule
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.74%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.70%) HTTP
3 4 (2.07%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.55%) Internet
4 3 (1.55%) LDAP
4 3 (1.55%) X.509
5 1 (0.52%) SSL
5 1 (0.52%) DVB
5 1 (0.52%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.36%) Relational Database
2 20 (10.36%) RDBMS
3 13 (6.74%) MySQL
3 13 (6.74%) Big Data
4 12 (6.22%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.59%) DB2
6 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (26.94%) Eclipse
2 40 (20.73%) Eclipse RCP
3 32 (16.58%) JUnit
4 25 (12.95%) Jenkins
5 19 (9.84%) Visual Studio
6 18 (9.33%) Ant
7 14 (7.25%) Maven
8 10 (5.18%) GCC
8 10 (5.18%) Artifactory
9 9 (4.66%) Git (software)
10 8 (4.15%) Selenium
11 7 (3.63%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (2.59%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.59%) FitNesse
13 4 (2.07%) Fiddler
13 4 (2.07%) MSBuild
13 4 (2.07%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (1.04%) Bugzilla
15 1 (0.52%) NUnit
General
1 37 (19.17%) Finance
2 34 (17.62%) Banking
2 34 (17.62%) French Language
3 13 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.63%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.63%) Games
5 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Military
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (23.32%) Spring
2 34 (17.62%) GWT
3 26 (13.47%) HTML
4 23 (11.92%) XML
5 21 (10.88%) Web Services
5 21 (10.88%) J2EE
6 20 (10.36%) JSP
7 19 (9.84%) Servlets
7 19 (9.84%) Qt
8 18 (9.33%) XSLT
8 18 (9.33%) JMS
8 18 (9.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 16 (8.29%) Struts
9 16 (8.29%) SWT
10 15 (7.77%) STL
10 15 (7.77%) .NET
11 11 (5.70%) Natural Language Processing
12 10 (5.18%) ATL
12 10 (5.18%) RESTful
13 9 (4.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 82 (42.49%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (9.33%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (9.33%) SWIFT
2 18 (9.33%) Client/Server
2 18 (9.33%) N-Tier
3 13 (6.74%) Digital Media
4 11 (5.70%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (5.18%) Open Source
6 8 (4.15%) Physics
7 7 (3.63%) CAN bus
8 5 (2.59%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.07%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.55%) CCTV
11 1 (0.52%) Robotics
11 1 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.52%) Replication
11 1 (0.52%) MPEG
11 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.65%) Windows
2 33 (17.10%) UNIX
3 18 (9.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (94.82%) Software Engineering
2 57 (29.53%) Unit Testing
3 55 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (19.69%) UML
5 34 (17.62%) OOD
5 34 (17.62%) Problem Management
6 24 (12.44%) OOA/OOD
7 23 (11.92%) TDD
7 23 (11.92%) Scrum
8 20 (10.36%) Data Modelling
9 17 (8.81%) OO
10 13 (6.74%) BDD
11 11 (5.70%) Electronic Design Automation
12 10 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.18%) CAD
13 8 (4.15%) Test Automation
14 7 (3.63%) Change Management
14 7 (3.63%) MVC
15 6 (3.11%) Multithreading
15 6 (3.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (52.33%) Java
2 65 (33.68%) C++
3 55 (28.50%) SQL
4 40 (20.73%) C
5 36 (18.65%) C#
6 32 (16.58%) JavaScript
7 17 (8.81%) Python
8 15 (7.77%) Ruby
9 11 (5.70%) Lisp
10 6 (3.11%) PHP
11 5 (2.59%) Perl
11 5 (2.59%) PHP5
12 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.04%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.52%) Clojure
13 1 (0.52%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 77 (39.90%) Degree
2 12 (6.22%) SC Cleared
2 12 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.63%) BC Cleared
4 6 (3.11%) PhD
5 2 (1.04%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (20.73%) QA
2 10 (5.18%) IEC 61508
3 7 (3.63%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.52%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Puppet
1 1 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 40 (20.73%) JBoss
2 30 (15.54%) Oracle
3 23 (11.92%) Microsoft
4 19 (9.84%) IBM
5 18 (9.33%) VMware
5 18 (9.33%) Google
6 11 (5.70%) Twitter
7 10 (5.18%) Embarcadero
7 10 (5.18%) Borland
8 4 (2.07%) Intel
8 4 (2.07%) Zend
9 1 (0.52%) Sencha
9 1 (0.52%) Empirix
9 1 (0.52%) Compuware
9 1 (0.52%) HP
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