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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 17 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 207 208 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.46% 11.24% 12.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.79% 13.11% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 171 186 193
Average salary £42,500 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.58% +16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £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
1618 1586 1449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.76% 85.68% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1270 1263
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 186 (45.26%) Java
2 158 (38.44%) Degree
3 128 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (29.44%) JavaScript
5 116 (28.22%) C++
6 100 (24.33%) Open Source
7 90 (21.90%) C#
7 90 (21.90%) OO
8 89 (21.65%) .NET
9 84 (20.44%) Linux
10 82 (19.95%) Computer Science
11 80 (19.46%) HTML
12 74 (18.00%) Spring
13 72 (17.52%) SQL Server
13 72 (17.52%) CSS
14 70 (17.03%) Oracle
15 65 (15.82%) C
15 65 (15.82%) Web Services
16 64 (15.57%) SQL
17 62 (15.09%) QA
18 57 (13.87%) XML
19 56 (13.63%) Finance
20 55 (13.38%) Python
21 52 (12.65%) Unit Testing
22 48 (11.68%) Scrum
23 47 (11.44%) UML
24 42 (10.22%) Eclipse
24 42 (10.22%) Git (software)
25 41 (9.98%) JUnit
25 41 (9.98%) TDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 25 (6.08%) OpenStack
2 21 (5.11%) WebSphere
3 20 (4.87%) Tomcat
4 19 (4.62%) WebLogic
4 19 (4.62%) JBoss
5 16 (3.89%) Node.js
6 10 (2.43%) Apache
6 10 (2.43%) Apache ServiceMix
7 8 (1.95%) nginx
8 6 (1.46%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.22%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.97%) IIS
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.49%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.24%) Liferay
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.24%) Kentico
12 1 (0.24%) SAS
12 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Photoshop
1 5 (1.22%) Fireworks
1 5 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) MS Office
4 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.11%) SaaS
2 11 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (2.68%) Google App Engine
2 11 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.95%) HP Helion
3 8 (1.95%) PaaS
4 6 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.60%) HTTP
2 18 (4.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.73%) Internet
4 2 (0.49%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) GPRS
5 1 (0.24%) GSM
5 1 (0.24%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) VoIP
5 1 (0.24%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) CDMA2000
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
5 1 (0.24%) HSPA
5 1 (0.24%) LTE
5 1 (0.24%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (17.52%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.52%) MySQL
3 19 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (3.65%) RDBMS
4 15 (3.65%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.43%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.19%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.97%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.97%) Big Data
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (10.22%) Eclipse
1 42 (10.22%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.98%) JUnit
3 28 (6.81%) Maven
4 27 (6.57%) Jenkins
5 23 (5.60%) Ant
6 21 (5.11%) Subversion
7 19 (4.62%) Eclipse RCP
8 17 (4.14%) Artifactory
9 13 (3.16%) Hudson
9 13 (3.16%) Selenium
10 11 (2.68%) Gradle
11 10 (2.43%) Cucumber
12 9 (2.19%) JBehave
13 8 (1.95%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
14 5 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.73%) LabVIEW
16 2 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 2 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 56 (13.63%) Finance
2 29 (7.06%) Banking
3 21 (5.11%) Advertising
4 19 (4.62%) French Language
5 16 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.41%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.92%) Electronics
8 7 (1.70%) Games
9 6 (1.46%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.97%) Retail
11 3 (0.73%) Marketing
11 3 (0.73%) Military
12 2 (0.49%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 196 (47.69%) Software Engineer
2 144 (35.04%) Developer
3 48 (11.68%) Java Developer
4 39 (9.49%) Java Software Engineer
5 29 (7.06%) Senior Developer
5 29 (7.06%) Graduate
5 29 (7.06%) QA Engineer
6 27 (6.57%) Test Engineer
6 27 (6.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 24 (5.84%) C++ Software Engineer
8 23 (5.60%) Junior
9 21 (5.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 19 (4.62%) Principal Engineer
11 16 (3.89%) Architect
12 14 (3.41%) Software Developer
12 14 (3.41%) Technical Architect
12 14 (3.41%) Web Developer
12 14 (3.41%) PHP Developer
13 13 (3.16%) Junior Software Engineer
13 13 (3.16%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (21.65%) .NET
2 80 (19.46%) HTML
3 74 (18.00%) Spring
4 72 (17.52%) CSS
5 65 (15.82%) Web Services
6 57 (13.87%) XML
7 38 (9.25%) J2EE
8 36 (8.76%) HTML5
9 33 (8.03%) Hibernate
10 32 (7.79%) jQuery
11 30 (7.30%) ASP.NET
12 25 (6.08%) Middleware
12 25 (6.08%) Ajax
12 25 (6.08%) REST
13 23 (5.60%) JSON
14 20 (4.87%) SOAP
15 19 (4.62%) GWT
16 18 (4.38%) Backbone.js
16 18 (4.38%) AngularJS
17 16 (3.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 100 (24.33%) Open Source
2 82 (19.95%) Computer Science
3 32 (7.79%) Mathematics
4 25 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.84%) Algorithms
6 23 (5.60%) Data Structures
7 21 (5.11%) Physics
8 19 (4.62%) Xbox
9 18 (4.38%) Client/Server
10 14 (3.41%) MPEG
10 14 (3.41%) User Experience
11 11 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (2.68%) Mobile App
11 11 (2.68%) N-Tier
12 10 (2.43%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (2.43%) SWIFT
13 9 (2.19%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.95%) Device Driver
14 8 (1.95%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 84 (20.44%) Linux
2 31 (7.54%) Windows
3 26 (6.33%) UNIX
4 25 (6.08%) Android
5 17 (4.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.73%) Fedora
6 3 (0.73%) CentOS
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (21.90%) OO
3 52 (12.65%) Unit Testing
4 48 (11.68%) Scrum
5 47 (11.44%) UML
6 41 (9.98%) TDD
7 39 (9.49%) OOD
8 36 (8.76%) Multithreading
9 28 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (6.81%) Product Management
9 28 (6.81%) Test Automation
10 26 (6.33%) OOA/OOD
10 26 (6.33%) MVC
11 23 (5.60%) Web Application Development
12 21 (5.11%) Identity Management
12 21 (5.11%) Software Architecture
13 19 (4.62%) Problem Management
14 18 (4.38%) Android Development
15 17 (4.14%) OOP
16 16 (3.89%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (45.26%) Java
2 121 (29.44%) JavaScript
3 116 (28.22%) C++
4 90 (21.90%) C#
5 65 (15.82%) C
6 64 (15.57%) SQL
7 55 (13.38%) Python
8 28 (6.81%) PHP
9 24 (5.84%) Perl
10 23 (5.60%) Ruby
11 20 (4.87%) Scala
12 18 (4.38%) Clojure
13 11 (2.68%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.19%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.70%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.97%) CoffeeScript
16 4 (0.97%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.73%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.73%) Golang
17 3 (0.73%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 158 (38.44%) Degree
2 36 (8.76%) Security Cleared
3 33 (8.03%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.43%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.46%) PhD
5 6 (1.46%) ISEB
6 5 (1.22%) PMP
6 5 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.73%) HND
8 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.24%) MCAD
8 1 (0.24%) MCSD
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.24%) GCIA
8 1 (0.24%) GCIH
8 1 (0.24%) MCTS
8 1 (0.24%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (15.09%) QA
2 6 (1.46%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) TickIT
4 2 (0.49%) JTAG
4 2 (0.49%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.14%) Docker
3 10 (2.43%) LXC
3 10 (2.43%) Xen
4 7 (1.70%) KVM
5 2 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 70 (17.03%) Oracle
2 40 (9.73%) Google
3 28 (6.81%) Hyland
4 22 (5.35%) VMware
5 20 (4.87%) ForgeRock
6 19 (4.62%) Facebook
7 16 (3.89%) IBM
8 15 (3.65%) Microsoft
9 8 (1.95%) HP
9 8 (1.95%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.70%) Toshiba
10 7 (1.70%) Panasonic
11 5 (1.22%) ESRI
12 3 (0.73%) SAP
12 3 (0.73%) Zend
12 3 (0.73%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.73%) Twitter
13 2 (0.49%) Talend
13 2 (0.49%) EMC
13 2 (0.49%) Adobe
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 6 days ago