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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 14 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 248 212 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 12.72% 10.68% 12.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.51% 12.53% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 200 198 181
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1599 1692 1420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.04% 85.24% 82.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1368 1236
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 222 (51.03%) Java
2 173 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (34.02%) Degree
4 127 (29.20%) JavaScript
5 95 (21.84%) C++
6 92 (21.15%) Python
6 92 (21.15%) Open Source
7 91 (20.92%) Linux
8 90 (20.69%) HTML
9 83 (19.08%) C#
9 83 (19.08%) CSS
10 81 (18.62%) SQL Server
11 79 (18.16%) OO
12 76 (17.47%) .NET
12 76 (17.47%) Computer Science
13 74 (17.01%) Spring
14 72 (16.55%) Finance
14 72 (16.55%) Oracle
15 71 (16.32%) SQL
15 71 (16.32%) Git (software)
16 69 (15.86%) TDD
17 67 (15.40%) Unit Testing
18 65 (14.94%) QA
19 64 (14.71%) C
20 59 (13.56%) SDLC
21 57 (13.10%) Scrum
22 56 (12.87%) Web Services
23 53 (12.18%) Google
24 52 (11.95%) UML
25 49 (11.26%) Eclipse

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 32 (7.36%) OpenStack
2 30 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 27 (6.21%) WebLogic
3 27 (6.21%) JBoss
4 26 (5.98%) Node.js
5 21 (4.83%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.99%) Apache ServiceMix
7 12 (2.76%) Apache
7 12 (2.76%) nginx
8 7 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.15%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.92%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.69%) IIS
11 3 (0.69%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.46%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.46%) LiveLink
12 2 (0.46%) Liferay
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Photoshop
1 5 (1.15%) Fireworks
1 5 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.06%) SaaS
3 19 (4.37%) Google App Engine
3 19 (4.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (2.99%) PaaS
5 10 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.84%) HP Helion
7 6 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.67%) HTTP
2 19 (4.37%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.15%) DLNA
4 2 (0.46%) DNS
4 2 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.57%) MySQL
3 20 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.14%) MongoDB
5 18 (4.14%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.84%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.92%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.92%) Big Data
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQLite
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.23%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.23%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 71 (16.32%) Git (software)
2 49 (11.26%) Eclipse
3 42 (9.66%) Maven
4 40 (9.20%) JUnit
4 40 (9.20%) Jenkins
5 35 (8.05%) Ant
6 29 (6.67%) Artifactory
7 27 (6.21%) Eclipse RCP
7 27 (6.21%) Subversion
8 21 (4.83%) Gradle
9 20 (4.60%) Hudson
10 17 (3.91%) Selenium
11 13 (2.99%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (2.30%) JBehave
13 9 (2.07%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (1.15%) JIRA
15 5 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
16 3 (0.69%) NUnit
General
1 72 (16.55%) Finance
2 33 (7.59%) Banking
3 25 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.52%) Advertising
5 23 (5.29%) Games
6 22 (5.06%) French Language
7 19 (4.37%) Electronics
8 16 (3.68%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.76%) Aerospace
10 11 (2.53%) Marketing
11 9 (2.07%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.61%) Retail
13 2 (0.46%) Publishing
13 2 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 208 (47.82%) Software Engineer
2 158 (36.32%) Developer
3 49 (11.26%) Java Developer
4 40 (9.20%) Senior Software Engineer
5 37 (8.51%) Java Software Engineer
6 35 (8.05%) QA Engineer
7 33 (7.59%) Senior Developer
8 32 (7.36%) Test Engineer
9 20 (4.60%) C++ Software Engineer
9 20 (4.60%) Software Developer
9 20 (4.60%) Junior
10 19 (4.37%) Graduate
10 19 (4.37%) PHP Developer
10 19 (4.37%) Principal Engineer
11 18 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (4.14%) Web Developer
12 16 (3.68%) Architect
12 16 (3.68%) Principal Software Engineer
13 15 (3.45%) Junior Software Engineer
13 15 (3.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (20.69%) HTML
2 83 (19.08%) CSS
3 76 (17.47%) .NET
4 74 (17.01%) Spring
5 56 (12.87%) Web Services
6 45 (10.34%) XML
7 38 (8.74%) J2EE
8 37 (8.51%) HTML5
9 28 (6.44%) Backbone.js
9 28 (6.44%) Hibernate
10 27 (6.21%) GWT
10 27 (6.21%) jQuery
11 23 (5.29%) ASP.NET
12 22 (5.06%) Middleware
12 22 (5.06%) Ajax
12 22 (5.06%) REST
13 20 (4.60%) RESTful
14 19 (4.37%) LAMP
15 18 (4.14%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (4.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.47%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.28%) Xbox
3 25 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (5.06%) Mathematics
5 20 (4.60%) Client/Server
6 19 (4.37%) Algorithms
6 19 (4.37%) User Experience
7 18 (4.14%) Physics
8 16 (3.68%) MPEG
9 15 (3.45%) N-Tier
10 14 (3.22%) Data Structures
11 13 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
11 13 (2.99%) SWIFT
12 9 (2.07%) Mobile App
12 9 (2.07%) GIS
12 9 (2.07%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.84%) DTV
14 7 (1.61%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 91 (20.92%) Linux
2 39 (8.97%) Windows
3 35 (8.05%) UNIX
4 32 (7.36%) Android
5 28 (6.44%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.84%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.84%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.92%) Fedora
7 4 (0.92%) CentOS
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (21.15%) Open Source
3 79 (18.16%) OO
4 69 (15.86%) TDD
5 67 (15.40%) Unit Testing
6 59 (13.56%) SDLC
7 57 (13.10%) Scrum
8 52 (11.95%) UML
9 45 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (9.20%) MVC
11 36 (8.28%) Test Automation
12 33 (7.59%) Multithreading
13 30 (6.90%) OOD
13 30 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
14 26 (5.98%) Android Development
15 25 (5.75%) Software Architecture
15 25 (5.75%) Problem Management
16 24 (5.52%) E-Commerce
16 24 (5.52%) OOP
17 23 (5.29%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 222 (51.03%) Java
2 127 (29.20%) JavaScript
3 95 (21.84%) C++
4 92 (21.15%) Python
5 83 (19.08%) C#
6 71 (16.32%) SQL
7 64 (14.71%) C
8 40 (9.20%) PHP
9 38 (8.74%) Scala
9 38 (8.74%) Clojure
10 30 (6.90%) Ruby
11 19 (4.37%) Perl
12 16 (3.68%) Objective-C
13 12 (2.76%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.38%) XAML
15 5 (1.15%) Ada
15 5 (1.15%) Go
16 4 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
16 4 (0.92%) PHP5
16 4 (0.92%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 148 (34.02%) Degree
2 21 (4.83%) SC Cleared
2 21 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.84%) DV Cleared
3 8 (1.84%) ISEB
4 5 (1.15%) PMP
4 5 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.92%) HND
5 4 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.46%) PhD
7 1 (0.23%) MCAD
7 1 (0.23%) MCSD
7 1 (0.23%) GCIA
7 1 (0.23%) GCIH
7 1 (0.23%) MCTS
7 1 (0.23%) MCPD
7 1 (0.23%) CISSP
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (14.94%) QA
2 16 (3.68%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.46%) JTAG
3 2 (0.46%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (6.44%) Docker
3 18 (4.14%) LXC
3 18 (4.14%) Xen
4 9 (2.07%) KVM
5 3 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (1.84%) Puppet
2 5 (1.15%) Graphite
3 3 (0.69%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.46%) Kibana
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 72 (16.55%) Oracle
2 53 (12.18%) Google
3 36 (8.28%) VMware
4 23 (5.29%) ForgeRock
5 21 (4.83%) Facebook
6 20 (4.60%) IBM
7 14 (3.22%) Microsoft
8 10 (2.30%) Rackspace
9 9 (2.07%) Panasonic
9 9 (2.07%) Hyland
9 9 (2.07%) Toshiba
10 8 (1.84%) ESRI
10 8 (1.84%) HP
10 8 (1.84%) SAP
11 7 (1.61%) Zend
12 6 (1.38%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.92%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.69%) Adobe
14 3 (0.69%) Business Objects
15 2 (0.46%) TIBCO
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + health,pen, etc
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
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Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £600000 per annum + Bonus , Shares, Pension
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Salary: Unspecified £Negotiable
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
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