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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 15 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 213 186 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.02% 10.59% 11.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.14% 12.29% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 176 160 164
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1621 1514 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.86% 86.22% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1242 1110
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 161 (44.35%) Java
2 144 (39.67%) Degree
3 117 (32.23%) C++
4 99 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (27.00%) JavaScript
6 96 (26.45%) Computer Science
7 94 (25.90%) C#
8 84 (23.14%) OO
9 78 (21.49%) .NET
10 77 (21.21%) SQL
11 74 (20.39%) Spring
12 73 (20.11%) HTML
13 70 (19.28%) SQL Server
14 66 (18.18%) Unit Testing
15 64 (17.63%) Oracle
16 62 (17.08%) Open Source
17 59 (16.25%) Linux
18 58 (15.98%) C
18 58 (15.98%) CSS
19 57 (15.70%) Scrum
19 57 (15.70%) QA
20 55 (15.15%) XML
21 54 (14.88%) Web Services
22 53 (14.60%) Eclipse
23 52 (14.33%) OOD
23 52 (14.33%) Finance
24 47 (12.95%) J2EE
25 41 (11.29%) UML
26 39 (10.74%) TDD
26 39 (10.74%) Security Cleared

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (9.37%) WebLogic
2 31 (8.54%) WebSphere
3 29 (7.99%) JBoss
4 15 (4.13%) Apache ServiceMix
5 13 (3.58%) Apache Solr
6 12 (3.31%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.48%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.38%) Node.js
9 4 (1.10%) nginx
9 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.10%) Apache
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.55%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) IIS
11 1 (0.28%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Fireworks
1 2 (0.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.28%) Shopify
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.03%) SaaS
2 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.58%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.03%) HTTP
3 3 (0.83%) DLNA
4 2 (0.55%) Internet
4 2 (0.55%) DVB
5 1 (0.28%) Wireless
5 1 (0.28%) Firewall
5 1 (0.28%) SSL
5 1 (0.28%) VoIP
5 1 (0.28%) WAN
5 1 (0.28%) GPRS
5 1 (0.28%) GSM
5 1 (0.28%) LAN
5 1 (0.28%) CDMA2000
5 1 (0.28%) HSPA
5 1 (0.28%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.26%) MySQL
3 19 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 19 (5.23%) RDBMS
4 14 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.75%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.75%) Big Data
6 8 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.28%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 53 (14.60%) Eclipse
2 38 (10.47%) JUnit
3 31 (8.54%) Jenkins
4 29 (7.99%) Eclipse RCP
5 25 (6.89%) Git (software)
6 19 (5.23%) Maven
7 16 (4.41%) Ant
7 16 (4.41%) Subversion
8 11 (3.03%) Selenium
9 10 (2.75%) Artifactory
10 9 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (1.93%) JIRA
11 7 (1.93%) MSBuild
12 6 (1.65%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.38%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.38%) JBehave
14 4 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.83%) LabVIEW
16 2 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
16 2 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 52 (14.33%) Finance
2 38 (10.47%) Banking
3 29 (7.99%) French Language
4 14 (3.86%) Games
5 12 (3.31%) Electronics
5 12 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.31%) Advertising
6 8 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.93%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.65%) Military
9 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Marketing
10 2 (0.55%) Retail
10 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 191 (52.62%) Software Engineer
2 123 (33.88%) Developer
3 46 (12.67%) Java Developer
4 44 (12.12%) Java Software Engineer
5 32 (8.82%) Graduate
6 31 (8.54%) C++ Software Engineer
7 29 (7.99%) Junior
8 26 (7.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 26 (7.16%) Senior Software Engineer
8 26 (7.16%) Senior Developer
9 20 (5.51%) Junior Software Engineer
9 20 (5.51%) C# Developer
10 14 (3.86%) Junior Java Software Engineer
11 13 (3.58%) Test Engineer
11 13 (3.58%) QA Engineer
12 12 (3.31%) Software Developer
13 11 (3.03%) Architect
13 11 (3.03%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.03%) Principal Engineer
14 10 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (21.49%) .NET
2 74 (20.39%) Spring
3 73 (20.11%) HTML
4 58 (15.98%) CSS
5 55 (15.15%) XML
6 54 (14.88%) Web Services
7 47 (12.95%) J2EE
8 32 (8.82%) Hibernate
9 29 (7.99%) GWT
10 26 (7.16%) jQuery
10 26 (7.16%) ASP.NET
11 21 (5.79%) HTML5
11 21 (5.79%) Servlets
12 19 (5.23%) JSP
13 18 (4.96%) Struts
13 18 (4.96%) Ajax
13 18 (4.96%) JSON
14 17 (4.68%) Middleware
14 17 (4.68%) WCF
15 15 (4.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 96 (26.45%) Computer Science
2 62 (17.08%) Open Source
3 28 (7.71%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (6.89%) Data Structures
4 25 (6.89%) Algorithms
5 24 (6.61%) N-Tier
6 23 (6.34%) Mathematics
7 20 (5.51%) Client/Server
8 16 (4.41%) Physics
9 15 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (4.13%) Inversion of Control
9 15 (4.13%) SWIFT
10 14 (3.86%) MPEG
11 11 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (2.75%) Mobile App
13 9 (2.48%) Management Information System
13 9 (2.48%) Device Driver
14 7 (1.93%) Artificial Intelligence
14 7 (1.93%) Neural Network
14 7 (1.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.25%) Linux
2 38 (10.47%) Windows
3 23 (6.34%) UNIX
4 20 (5.51%) Android
5 9 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.55%) CentOS
6 2 (0.55%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.14%) OO
3 66 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 57 (15.70%) Scrum
5 52 (14.33%) OOD
6 41 (11.29%) UML
7 39 (10.74%) TDD
8 34 (9.37%) Multithreading
9 29 (7.99%) Problem Management
10 23 (6.34%) OOA/OOD
11 22 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (4.96%) Content Management
13 16 (4.41%) Web Application Development
13 16 (4.41%) OOP
14 15 (4.13%) MVC
15 14 (3.86%) Software Architecture
15 14 (3.86%) BDD
15 14 (3.86%) Product Management
16 12 (3.31%) Android Development
17 11 (3.03%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 161 (44.35%) Java
2 117 (32.23%) C++
3 98 (27.00%) JavaScript
4 94 (25.90%) C#
5 77 (21.21%) SQL
6 58 (15.98%) C
7 30 (8.26%) Python
8 23 (6.34%) Ruby
9 22 (6.06%) Perl
10 16 (4.41%) PHP
11 12 (3.31%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.48%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.93%) Lisp
14 6 (1.65%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.38%) VC++
16 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.83%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.83%) PHP5
18 2 (0.55%) Assembly Language
18 2 (0.55%) Ada
Qualifications
1 144 (39.67%) Degree
2 39 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 34 (9.37%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.48%) HND
4 9 (2.48%) ISEB
4 9 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.38%) PhD
7 3 (0.83%) HNC
8 2 (0.55%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.28%) GCIA
9 1 (0.28%) GCIH
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (15.70%) QA
2 4 (1.10%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.55%) JTAG
3 2 (0.55%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.55%) TickIT
3 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 64 (17.63%) Oracle
2 23 (6.34%) Hyland
3 20 (5.51%) Google
4 19 (5.23%) IBM
5 18 (4.96%) Microsoft
6 16 (4.41%) VMware
7 10 (2.75%) Twitter
8 6 (1.65%) ForgeRock
9 5 (1.38%) Facebook
10 4 (1.10%) Intel
10 4 (1.10%) ESRI
11 2 (0.55%) Zend
11 2 (0.55%) Panasonic
11 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.55%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.55%) Toshiba
11 2 (0.55%) EMC
11 2 (0.55%) Adobe
11 2 (0.55%) SAP
11 2 (0.55%) Business Objects
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits bonus and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum with Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Auburn Rose
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 18 days ago