The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 171 218 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.45% 13.50% 9.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 16.33% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 142 202 141
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1539 1335 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 85.03% 82.66% 79.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1205 1173 1115
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,576 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bristol region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bristol

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 204 (52.44%) Java
2 137 (35.22%) Degree
3 130 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (30.59%) SQL
5 118 (30.33%) Computer Science
6 103 (26.48%) C#
7 95 (24.42%) Unit Testing
8 89 (22.88%) C++
9 82 (21.08%) SQL Server
10 81 (20.82%) QA
11 78 (20.05%) Scrum
12 77 (19.79%) Spring
13 75 (19.28%) UML
14 74 (19.02%) Eclipse
15 68 (17.48%) C
16 61 (15.68%) OO
16 61 (15.68%) Finance
17 59 (15.17%) JavaScript
18 56 (14.40%) Oracle
18 56 (14.40%) JUnit
18 56 (14.40%) JBoss
19 55 (14.14%) HTML
19 55 (14.14%) Eclipse RCP
20 53 (13.62%) N-Tier
20 53 (13.62%) Banking
21 51 (13.11%) UNIX
21 51 (13.11%) Windows
22 49 (12.60%) WebLogic
22 49 (12.60%) TDD
22 49 (12.60%) French Language

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (12.60%) WebLogic
1 49 (12.60%) WebSphere
2 26 (6.68%) Apache ServiceMix
3 18 (4.63%) Apache Solr
4 9 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.54%) IIS
7 4 (1.03%) Apache
7 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.03%) CMS
7 4 (1.03%) Node.js
8 3 (0.77%) WordPress
8 3 (0.77%) Drupal
9 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.26%) WinCC
10 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.26%) Mule
10 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.08%) SaaS
2 6 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.37%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.34%) HTTP
3 4 (1.03%) Internet
3 4 (1.03%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.77%) X.509
4 3 (0.77%) LDAP
5 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) DVB
5 1 (0.26%) DLNA
5 1 (0.26%) Modbus
5 1 (0.26%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.57%) MySQL
3 35 (9.00%) RDBMS
3 35 (9.00%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.43%) Big Data
5 18 (4.63%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.80%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.29%) DB2
8 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.26%) Redis
10 1 (0.26%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 74 (19.02%) Eclipse
2 56 (14.40%) JUnit
3 55 (14.14%) Eclipse RCP
4 33 (8.48%) Ant
5 30 (7.71%) Git (software)
6 28 (7.20%) Jenkins
7 24 (6.17%) Selenium
8 23 (5.91%) Visual Studio
9 17 (4.37%) PHPUnit
10 16 (4.11%) Maven
11 12 (3.08%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.57%) GCC
12 10 (2.57%) FitNesse
12 10 (2.57%) Artifactory
13 7 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (1.80%) JBehave
14 5 (1.29%) Subversion
15 4 (1.03%) Fiddler
15 4 (1.03%) MSI
15 4 (1.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 61 (15.68%) Finance
2 53 (13.62%) Banking
3 49 (12.60%) French Language
4 20 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.63%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.57%) Games
7 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.03%) Advertising
8 4 (1.03%) Electronics
8 4 (1.03%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 183 (47.04%) Software Engineer
2 142 (36.50%) Developer
3 53 (13.62%) Java Software Engineer
4 44 (11.31%) Java Developer
5 35 (9.00%) Graduate
5 35 (9.00%) Software Developer
6 32 (8.23%) C++ Software Engineer
7 28 (7.20%) Senior Software Engineer
8 25 (6.43%) Junior
8 25 (6.43%) PHP Developer
9 23 (5.91%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 22 (5.66%) Junior Software Engineer
10 22 (5.66%) Senior Developer
11 20 (5.14%) Web Developer
12 19 (4.88%) Junior Java Software Engineer
13 18 (4.63%) C# Developer
14 17 (4.37%) Test Engineer
14 17 (4.37%) PHP Web Developer
14 17 (4.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 14 (3.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (19.79%) Spring
2 55 (14.14%) HTML
3 49 (12.60%) GWT
4 43 (11.05%) .NET
5 42 (10.80%) J2EE
6 39 (10.03%) CSS
6 39 (10.03%) Servlets
7 38 (9.77%) Web Services
7 38 (9.77%) XML
8 35 (9.00%) JSP
9 33 (8.48%) XSLT
9 33 (8.48%) JMS
9 33 (8.48%) WebSphere MQ
10 31 (7.97%) jQuery
11 21 (5.40%) Natural Language Processing
12 20 (5.14%) OSGi
12 20 (5.14%) Qt
13 16 (4.11%) STL
13 16 (4.11%) Struts
13 16 (4.11%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 118 (30.33%) Computer Science
2 53 (13.62%) N-Tier
3 40 (10.28%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (9.00%) Client/Server
5 33 (8.48%) Inversion of Control
5 33 (8.48%) SWIFT
6 26 (6.68%) Mobile App
7 22 (5.66%) Open Source
8 14 (3.60%) Digital Media
8 14 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (2.57%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.31%) GIS
11 8 (2.06%) Physics
12 7 (1.80%) CAN bus
13 6 (1.54%) Device Driver
14 5 (1.29%) DTV
14 5 (1.29%) Xbox
15 3 (0.77%) CCTV
16 1 (0.26%) SCADA
16 1 (0.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.11%) UNIX
1 51 (13.11%) Windows
2 28 (7.20%) Linux
3 7 (1.80%) Fedora
3 7 (1.80%) CentOS
4 5 (1.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.77%) Windows Phone
5 3 (0.77%) Android
6 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (24.42%) Unit Testing
3 78 (20.05%) Scrum
4 75 (19.28%) UML
5 61 (15.68%) OO
6 49 (12.60%) TDD
7 39 (10.03%) OOA/OOD
8 38 (9.77%) OOD
9 34 (8.74%) Problem Management
10 28 (7.20%) Waterfall
11 24 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (5.91%) E-Commerce
13 22 (5.66%) BDD
14 20 (5.14%) Data Modelling
15 18 (4.63%) Content Management
16 17 (4.37%) OO PHP
17 15 (3.86%) Workflow
17 15 (3.86%) Project Management
18 14 (3.60%) Test Automation
19 13 (3.34%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 204 (52.44%) Java
2 119 (30.59%) SQL
3 103 (26.48%) C#
4 89 (22.88%) C++
5 68 (17.48%) C
6 59 (15.17%) JavaScript
7 41 (10.54%) Python
8 38 (9.77%) PHP
9 25 (6.43%) Ruby
10 18 (4.63%) PHP5
11 13 (3.34%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.83%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.83%) Lisp
13 10 (2.57%) Assembly Language
14 9 (2.31%) Perl
15 7 (1.80%) VC++
15 7 (1.80%) Ada
15 7 (1.80%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.03%) VB
17 3 (0.77%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 137 (35.22%) Degree
2 26 (6.68%) SC Cleared
2 26 (6.68%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.40%) PhD
4 11 (2.83%) ISEB
5 7 (1.80%) Sun Certification
5 7 (1.80%) BC Cleared
5 7 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (20.82%) QA
2 10 (2.57%) IEC 61508
3 7 (1.80%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 33 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.26%) logstash
2 1 (0.26%) Kibana
2 1 (0.26%) YUM
Vendors
1 56 (14.40%) JBoss
1 56 (14.40%) Oracle
2 35 (9.00%) Google
3 34 (8.74%) VMware
4 33 (8.48%) IBM
5 24 (6.17%) Microsoft
6 16 (4.11%) Twitter
7 10 (2.57%) Embarcadero
7 10 (2.57%) Borland
8 9 (2.31%) Zend
9 7 (1.80%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.03%) Intel
11 3 (0.77%) SAP
12 2 (0.51%) Facebook
12 2 (0.51%) ForgeRock
13 1 (0.26%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.26%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.26%) Sencha
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-55,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol
Creative Personnel
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago