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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 19 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 156 209 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.62% 13.14% 8.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.24% 15.81% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 127 201 121
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £22,500 £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% -
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
1524 1322 1239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.20% 83.09% 78.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1150 1078
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 197 (53.39%) Java
2 135 (36.59%) Degree
3 123 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (30.35%) Computer Science
5 110 (29.81%) SQL
6 97 (26.29%) C#
7 96 (26.02%) Unit Testing
8 86 (23.31%) C++
9 85 (23.04%) Scrum
10 80 (21.68%) QA
11 77 (20.87%) SQL Server
12 76 (20.60%) Spring
13 73 (19.78%) UML
14 71 (19.24%) Eclipse
15 63 (17.07%) C
16 59 (15.99%) Finance
17 58 (15.72%) Oracle
18 56 (15.18%) JavaScript
19 55 (14.91%) JBoss
20 54 (14.63%) N-Tier
21 52 (14.09%) Banking
22 51 (13.82%) TDD
22 51 (13.82%) Windows
22 51 (13.82%) JUnit
22 51 (13.82%) Eclipse RCP
23 50 (13.55%) WebLogic
24 49 (13.28%) OO
24 49 (13.28%) French Language
24 49 (13.28%) GWT
24 49 (13.28%) WebSphere

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 50 (13.55%) WebLogic
2 49 (13.28%) WebSphere
3 28 (7.59%) Apache ServiceMix
4 20 (5.42%) Apache Solr
5 8 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.63%) IIS
8 4 (1.08%) Node.js
8 4 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.81%) CMS
9 3 (0.81%) Apache
9 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.54%) WordPress
10 2 (0.54%) Drupal
11 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.27%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.54%) Shopify
2 2 (0.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.25%) SaaS
2 4 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.98%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.44%) HTTP
3 4 (1.08%) Internet
4 3 (0.81%) X.509
4 3 (0.81%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.27%) Intranet
5 1 (0.27%) Modbus
5 1 (0.27%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (20.87%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.57%) MySQL
3 35 (9.49%) RDBMS
3 35 (9.49%) Relational Database
4 26 (7.05%) Big Data
5 20 (5.42%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.63%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.36%) DB2
9 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.54%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 71 (19.24%) Eclipse
2 51 (13.82%) JUnit
2 51 (13.82%) Eclipse RCP
3 34 (9.21%) Jenkins
4 33 (8.94%) Ant
5 28 (7.59%) Git (software)
6 25 (6.78%) Selenium
7 18 (4.88%) Maven
7 18 (4.88%) Visual Studio
8 13 (3.52%) Artifactory
9 11 (2.98%) PHPUnit
10 8 (2.17%) GCC
11 7 (1.90%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (1.63%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.63%) JBehave
12 6 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (1.36%) FitNesse
13 5 (1.36%) Subversion
13 5 (1.36%) MSBuild
14 4 (1.08%) MSI
General
1 59 (15.99%) Finance
2 52 (14.09%) Banking
3 49 (13.28%) French Language
4 18 (4.88%) Aerospace
5 14 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.98%) Games
7 6 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.36%) Advertising
9 4 (1.08%) Marketing
9 4 (1.08%) Electronics
10 2 (0.54%) Military
10 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 177 (47.97%) Software Engineer
2 117 (31.71%) Developer
3 46 (12.47%) Java Software Engineer
4 39 (10.57%) Java Developer
5 35 (9.49%) C++ Software Engineer
6 33 (8.94%) Graduate
7 32 (8.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 28 (7.59%) Software Developer
9 26 (7.05%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 22 (5.96%) Junior
11 21 (5.69%) C# Developer
12 20 (5.42%) Junior Software Engineer
13 18 (4.88%) PHP Developer
13 18 (4.88%) Senior Developer
14 17 (4.61%) Junior Java Software Engineer
15 16 (4.34%) Test Engineer
16 15 (4.07%) Team Leader
17 14 (3.79%) Java Team Leader
17 14 (3.79%) Web Developer
17 14 (3.79%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (20.60%) Spring
2 49 (13.28%) GWT
3 44 (11.92%) HTML
3 44 (11.92%) J2EE
4 39 (10.57%) Servlets
5 38 (10.30%) .NET
6 36 (9.76%) XML
7 35 (9.49%) JSP
8 33 (8.94%) WebSphere MQ
8 33 (8.94%) CSS
8 33 (8.94%) JMS
8 33 (8.94%) XSLT
9 30 (8.13%) Web Services
10 24 (6.50%) Natural Language Processing
11 23 (6.23%) OSGi
11 23 (6.23%) jQuery
12 21 (5.69%) Qt
13 18 (4.88%) STL
14 17 (4.61%) Struts
15 16 (4.34%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 112 (30.35%) Computer Science
2 54 (14.63%) N-Tier
3 39 (10.57%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (9.49%) Client/Server
5 33 (8.94%) SWIFT
5 33 (8.94%) Inversion of Control
6 23 (6.23%) Mobile App
7 22 (5.96%) Open Source
8 11 (2.98%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.98%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (2.71%) Physics
10 9 (2.44%) GIS
10 9 (2.44%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.90%) CAN bus
12 6 (1.63%) DTV
12 6 (1.63%) Device Driver
13 4 (1.08%) Xbox
13 4 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
14 3 (0.81%) CCTV
15 1 (0.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.82%) Windows
2 46 (12.47%) UNIX
3 24 (6.50%) Linux
4 7 (1.90%) Fedora
4 7 (1.90%) CentOS
5 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.81%) Android
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (26.02%) Unit Testing
3 85 (23.04%) Scrum
4 73 (19.78%) UML
5 51 (13.82%) TDD
6 49 (13.28%) OO
7 37 (10.03%) OOA/OOD
8 36 (9.76%) OOD
9 34 (9.21%) Problem Management
10 28 (7.59%) Waterfall
11 27 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (6.23%) Data Modelling
13 21 (5.69%) E-Commerce
14 19 (5.15%) Content Management
15 16 (4.34%) Project Management
15 16 (4.34%) BDD
16 15 (4.07%) Workflow
17 14 (3.79%) Electronic Design Automation
18 13 (3.52%) Business Analysis
19 12 (3.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 197 (53.39%) Java
2 110 (29.81%) SQL
3 97 (26.29%) C#
4 86 (23.31%) C++
5 63 (17.07%) C
6 56 (15.18%) JavaScript
7 37 (10.03%) Python
8 30 (8.13%) PHP
9 26 (7.05%) Ruby
10 16 (4.34%) PHP5
11 11 (2.98%) Lisp
11 11 (2.98%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.44%) Assembly Language
12 9 (2.44%) VC++
12 9 (2.44%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.44%) Perl
13 7 (1.90%) Ada
14 6 (1.63%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.54%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 135 (36.59%) Degree
2 28 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.61%) PhD
5 13 (3.52%) ISEB
6 10 (2.71%) HND
7 9 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.90%) BC Cleared
9 6 (1.63%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (21.68%) QA
2 8 (2.17%) IEC 61508
3 7 (1.90%) DO-178B
System Software
1 33 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) YUM
2 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.27%) logstash
2 1 (0.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 58 (15.72%) Oracle
2 55 (14.91%) JBoss
3 35 (9.49%) Google
4 34 (9.21%) VMware
5 33 (8.94%) IBM
6 24 (6.50%) Microsoft
7 19 (5.15%) Twitter
8 9 (2.44%) Zend
9 8 (2.17%) Embarcadero
9 8 (2.17%) Borland
10 7 (1.90%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.36%) Intel
12 4 (1.08%) SAP
13 2 (0.54%) ForgeRock
13 2 (0.54%) Facebook
14 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
14 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.27%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.27%) Sencha
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
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ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension & Benefits + Flexi Hours!
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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