The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 11 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 323 217 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.87% 11.09% 11.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.07% 12.86% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 294 180 174
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,575 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineering
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1609 1688 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.04% 86.25% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1368 1252
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 281 (46.52%) Java
2 218 (36.09%) Degree
3 204 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (31.46%) JavaScript
5 163 (26.99%) Telecoms
6 161 (26.66%) HTML
6 161 (26.66%) Linux
7 152 (25.17%) C#
8 139 (23.01%) Digital Media
9 136 (22.52%) CSS
10 130 (21.52%) C++
11 126 (20.86%) SQL
11 126 (20.86%) .NET
12 120 (19.87%) OO
13 118 (19.54%) Python
14 107 (17.72%) SQL Server
15 93 (15.40%) Unix
16 91 (15.07%) Web Services
17 87 (14.40%) Computer Science
18 85 (14.07%) Git (software)
19 84 (13.91%) Open Source
20 83 (13.74%) MySQL
21 78 (12.91%) Oracle
22 76 (12.58%) Windows
23 74 (12.25%) MVC
24 72 (11.92%) Big Data
25 71 (11.75%) ASP.NET
25 71 (11.75%) Maven
26 70 (11.59%) TDD
26 70 (11.59%) Amazon AWS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 47 (7.78%) Node.js
2 40 (6.62%) OpenStack
3 32 (5.30%) WebLogic
3 32 (5.30%) WebSphere
4 28 (4.64%) Apache
5 22 (3.64%) JBoss
6 15 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.15%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.99%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.66%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.66%) CMS
10 9 (1.49%) Drupal
11 8 (1.32%) IIS
12 7 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.99%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.99%) WordPress
14 4 (0.66%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 23 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.17%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 20 (3.31%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 70 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.63%) SaaS
3 31 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (4.97%) IaaS
5 26 (4.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (3.97%) Google App Engine
7 21 (3.48%) PaaS
8 15 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.49%) HP Helion
10 4 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.17%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.77%) Internet
2 48 (7.95%) TCP/IP
3 31 (5.13%) HTTP
4 16 (2.65%) SSL
5 5 (0.83%) DVB
6 3 (0.50%) Firewall
7 2 (0.33%) 2G
7 2 (0.33%) 3G
7 2 (0.33%) DLNA
7 2 (0.33%) HbbTV
8 1 (0.17%) 4G
8 1 (0.17%) DNS
8 1 (0.17%) FTP
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
8 1 (0.17%) IPv4
8 1 (0.17%) TETRA
8 1 (0.17%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 83 (13.74%) MySQL
3 72 (11.92%) Big Data
4 42 (6.95%) NoSQL
5 41 (6.79%) Relational Database
6 37 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (4.80%) MongoDB
8 24 (3.97%) RDBMS
9 16 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (2.15%) Hadoop
11 13 (2.15%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.16%) MariaDB
15 7 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
16 6 (0.99%) Redis
Development Applications
1 85 (14.07%) Git (software)
2 71 (11.75%) Maven
3 63 (10.43%) Jenkins
4 58 (9.60%) Ant
5 53 (8.77%) Artifactory
5 53 (8.77%) Sonatype Nexus
6 43 (7.12%) Gradle
7 41 (6.79%) Eclipse
8 40 (6.62%) Hudson
9 28 (4.64%) JUnit
10 21 (3.48%) NUnit
10 21 (3.48%) Subversion
11 19 (3.15%) Moq
12 15 (2.48%) Visual Studio
13 14 (2.32%) Cucumber
14 13 (2.15%) Eclipse RCP
15 12 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
15 12 (1.99%) SpecFlow
16 9 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
17 3 (0.50%) TestNG
General
1 163 (26.99%) Telecoms
2 48 (7.95%) Finance
3 28 (4.64%) Games
4 25 (4.14%) Banking
4 25 (4.14%) Manufacturing
5 23 (3.81%) Marketing
6 22 (3.64%) Electronics
7 17 (2.81%) Aerospace
8 14 (2.32%) Military
9 11 (1.82%) Advertising
10 7 (1.16%) Law
11 6 (0.99%) International Banking
11 6 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.83%) French Language
12 5 (0.83%) Legal
13 3 (0.50%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 305 (50.50%) Software Engineer
2 190 (31.46%) Developer
3 123 (20.36%) Java Engineer
4 91 (15.07%) Java Software Engineer
5 63 (10.43%) Senior Software Engineer
6 56 (9.27%) C++ Software Engineer
7 50 (8.28%) Software Developer
8 49 (8.11%) Java Developer
9 42 (6.95%) Senior Developer
10 40 (6.62%) C# Software Engineer
11 38 (6.29%) Test Engineer
12 35 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
12 35 (5.79%) Principal Engineer
13 34 (5.63%) .NET Software Engineer
13 34 (5.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 30 (4.97%) C# Developer
14 30 (4.97%) QA Engineer
15 29 (4.80%) .NET Developer
15 29 (4.80%) Principal Software Engineer
15 29 (4.80%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (26.66%) HTML
2 136 (22.52%) CSS
3 126 (20.86%) .NET
4 91 (15.07%) Web Services
5 71 (11.75%) ASP.NET
6 65 (10.76%) XML
7 57 (9.44%) J2EE
7 57 (9.44%) Spring
8 52 (8.61%) HTML5
9 48 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (7.28%) RESTful
11 41 (6.79%) Hibernate
12 40 (6.62%) AngularJS
13 38 (6.29%) REST
14 36 (5.96%) .NET Framework
15 29 (4.80%) jQuery
15 29 (4.80%) React
16 26 (4.30%) CSS3
16 26 (4.30%) WCF
17 25 (4.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 139 (23.01%) Digital Media
2 87 (14.40%) Computer Science
3 54 (8.94%) Mathematics
4 35 (5.79%) Physics
5 31 (5.13%) Client/Server
6 23 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.81%) Xbox
7 19 (3.15%) Algorithms
7 19 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.32%) N-Tier
9 13 (2.15%) User Experience
10 12 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
10 12 (1.99%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.32%) DTV
11 8 (1.32%) Internet of Things
11 8 (1.32%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.16%) LIMS
12 7 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 161 (26.66%) Linux
2 93 (15.40%) Unix
3 76 (12.58%) Windows
4 42 (6.95%) Android
5 35 (5.79%) Apple iOS
6 19 (3.15%) Windows 8
6 19 (3.15%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.83%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (19.87%) OO
3 84 (13.91%) Open Source
4 74 (12.25%) MVC
5 70 (11.59%) TDD
6 51 (8.44%) Scrum
6 51 (8.44%) SDLC
7 50 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (8.11%) Unit Testing
9 47 (7.78%) OOP
10 41 (6.79%) Test Automation
11 39 (6.46%) OOA/OOD
11 39 (6.46%) Product Management
12 36 (5.96%) Mentoring
12 36 (5.96%) UML
13 35 (5.79%) E-Commerce
14 28 (4.64%) SOA
15 27 (4.47%) Android Development
16 26 (4.30%) Functional Programming
16 26 (4.30%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 281 (46.52%) Java
2 190 (31.46%) JavaScript
3 152 (25.17%) C#
4 130 (21.52%) C++
5 126 (20.86%) SQL
6 118 (19.54%) Python
7 50 (8.28%) PHP
8 49 (8.11%) Clojure
9 46 (7.62%) C
10 40 (6.62%) Scala
11 39 (6.46%) Ruby
12 27 (4.47%) Perl
13 26 (4.30%) Haskell
14 22 (3.64%) Go
15 21 (3.48%) Erlang
16 14 (2.32%) XAML
17 13 (2.15%) Bash Shell
18 12 (1.99%) PL/SQL
19 7 (1.16%) ActionScript
20 6 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 218 (36.09%) Degree
2 42 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.83%) ISEB
5 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) CISA
6 2 (0.33%) CISM
6 2 (0.33%) CISSP
6 2 (0.33%) GCIA
6 2 (0.33%) GCIH
6 2 (0.33%) SANS
7 1 (0.17%) HNC
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.27%) QA
2 12 (1.99%) ISO15022
2 12 (1.99%) ISO20022
3 11 (1.82%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.66%) GPG13
5 9 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.16%) HMG Infosec
7 5 (0.83%) ISO22301
7 5 (0.83%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.50%) SLA
9 2 (0.33%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.33%) MISRA
9 2 (0.33%) MISRA C
9 2 (0.33%) OIPF
10 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.17%) JTAG
10 1 (0.17%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 56 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (8.77%) Docker
3 40 (6.62%) Xen
4 22 (3.64%) LXC
5 9 (1.49%) KVM
6 5 (0.83%) Snort
6 5 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (2.98%) Ansible
2 18 (2.98%) Puppet
3 2 (0.33%) Graphite
3 2 (0.33%) Nessus
4 1 (0.17%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.17%) Grafana
4 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.17%) Kibana
4 1 (0.17%) logstash
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) QRadar
4 1 (0.17%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.17%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 78 (12.91%) Oracle
2 69 (11.42%) VMware
3 65 (10.76%) Google
4 56 (9.27%) Microsoft
5 24 (3.97%) Facebook
6 17 (2.81%) Sybase
7 16 (2.65%) SAP
8 14 (2.32%) Xamarin
9 11 (1.82%) BEA
9 11 (1.82%) Rackspace
10 10 (1.66%) HP
10 10 (1.66%) IBM
11 8 (1.32%) ForgeRock
12 7 (1.16%) Adobe
13 5 (0.83%) ArcSight
14 4 (0.66%) Sitecore
14 4 (0.66%) Twitter
15 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds
15 2 (0.33%) Wonderware
16 1 (0.17%) Trend Micro
Bristol, Avon
AAP3
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + Great Bens + Bonus etc.
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000000 - £50000.0000000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + exciting benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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CPS Group Limited
Salary: Insurance, Health Care, Gym Membership
Posted: 10 days ago
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Three People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Three People
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Three People
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago