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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 21 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 188 201 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.50% 10.79% 9.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.49% 12.82% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 168 177 132
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £22,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £45,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1636 1568 1254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.67% 84.21% 76.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1332 1345 1055
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 26 November 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 149 (43.06%) Java
2 137 (39.60%) Degree
3 106 (30.64%) C++
4 102 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (28.32%) Computer Science
5 98 (28.32%) C#
6 76 (21.97%) JavaScript
7 73 (21.10%) OO
8 72 (20.81%) Unit Testing
9 71 (20.52%) SQL
10 65 (18.79%) .NET
11 64 (18.50%) Spring
12 62 (17.92%) SQL Server
13 61 (17.63%) C
13 61 (17.63%) Scrum
14 57 (16.47%) Eclipse
15 55 (15.90%) UML
16 54 (15.61%) Oracle
17 53 (15.32%) QA
18 51 (14.74%) OOD
19 50 (14.45%) XML
20 49 (14.16%) HTML
21 47 (13.58%) J2EE
22 46 (13.29%) Web Services
23 42 (12.14%) TDD
23 42 (12.14%) Open Source
24 40 (11.56%) Finance
25 38 (10.98%) Linux
25 38 (10.98%) CSS
26 37 (10.69%) N-Tier

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 36 (10.40%) WebLogic
2 31 (8.96%) JBoss
2 31 (8.96%) WebSphere
3 20 (5.78%) Apache ServiceMix
4 16 (4.62%) Apache Solr
5 9 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.02%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.87%) Node.js
8 3 (0.87%) Apache
8 3 (0.87%) IIS
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.58%) nginx
10 1 (0.29%) CMS
10 1 (0.29%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Shopify
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.31%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.60%) HTTP
1 9 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.87%) DLNA
3 2 (0.58%) DVB
4 1 (0.29%) Firewall
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
4 1 (0.29%) HSPA
4 1 (0.29%) LTE
4 1 (0.29%) SSL
4 1 (0.29%) Internet
4 1 (0.29%) CDMA2000
4 1 (0.29%) GPRS
4 1 (0.29%) GSM
4 1 (0.29%) LAN
4 1 (0.29%) VoIP
4 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.80%) MySQL
3 23 (6.65%) RDBMS
3 23 (6.65%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.91%) Big Data
5 16 (4.62%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.29%) Redis
10 1 (0.29%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (16.47%) Eclipse
2 36 (10.40%) Jenkins
3 34 (9.83%) JUnit
4 31 (8.96%) Eclipse RCP
5 21 (6.07%) Ant
6 20 (5.78%) Git (software)
7 17 (4.91%) Maven
8 13 (3.76%) Artifactory
9 11 (3.18%) Subversion
10 9 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (2.60%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.31%) MSBuild
12 7 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (1.45%) JIRA
13 5 (1.45%) Selenium
14 4 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.58%) PVCS
16 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
16 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
16 1 (0.29%) NetBeans
General
1 40 (11.56%) Finance
2 35 (10.12%) Banking
3 31 (8.96%) French Language
4 20 (5.78%) Games
5 19 (5.49%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.31%) Electronics
7 6 (1.73%) Military
7 6 (1.73%) Advertising
8 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Retail
10 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 186 (53.76%) Software Engineer
2 108 (31.21%) Developer
3 38 (10.98%) Graduate
3 38 (10.98%) Java Software Engineer
4 37 (10.69%) Java Developer
5 36 (10.40%) C++ Software Engineer
6 33 (9.54%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 32 (9.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 27 (7.80%) C# Developer
9 25 (7.23%) Senior Developer
10 23 (6.65%) Junior
11 16 (4.62%) Software Developer
11 16 (4.62%) Junior Software Engineer
12 11 (3.18%) Junior Java Software Engineer
13 10 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (2.60%) Senior C# Developer
14 9 (2.60%) Architect
14 9 (2.60%) Technical Architect
14 9 (2.60%) Consultant
15 8 (2.31%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.79%) .NET
2 64 (18.50%) Spring
3 50 (14.45%) XML
4 49 (14.16%) HTML
5 47 (13.58%) J2EE
6 46 (13.29%) Web Services
7 38 (10.98%) CSS
8 31 (8.96%) GWT
9 26 (7.51%) Servlets
9 26 (7.51%) Hibernate
10 24 (6.94%) JSP
11 21 (6.07%) ASP.NET
12 20 (5.78%) XSLT
12 20 (5.78%) JMS
12 20 (5.78%) WebSphere MQ
12 20 (5.78%) OSGi
13 19 (5.49%) jQuery
14 17 (4.91%) WCF
15 16 (4.62%) Natural Language Processing
16 15 (4.34%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 98 (28.32%) Computer Science
2 42 (12.14%) Open Source
3 37 (10.69%) N-Tier
4 32 (9.25%) Algorithms
5 29 (8.38%) Data Structures
6 28 (8.09%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (6.07%) Client/Server
8 20 (5.78%) SWIFT
8 20 (5.78%) Inversion of Control
9 19 (5.49%) Mathematics
10 17 (4.91%) Physics
11 13 (3.76%) Mobile App
12 7 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (2.02%) CAN bus
12 7 (2.02%) Device Driver
13 6 (1.73%) DTV
13 6 (1.73%) GIS
13 6 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (1.45%) User Experience
14 5 (1.45%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.98%) Linux
2 31 (8.96%) Windows
3 28 (8.09%) UNIX
4 13 (3.76%) Android
5 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.87%) CentOS
6 3 (0.87%) Fedora
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (21.10%) OO
3 72 (20.81%) Unit Testing
4 61 (17.63%) Scrum
5 55 (15.90%) UML
6 51 (14.74%) OOD
7 42 (12.14%) TDD
8 31 (8.96%) OOA/OOD
9 28 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (8.09%) Multithreading
10 27 (7.80%) Problem Management
11 19 (5.49%) Content Management
12 17 (4.91%) Data Modelling
13 15 (4.34%) Waterfall
14 14 (4.05%) Project Management
15 12 (3.47%) E-Commerce
15 12 (3.47%) OOP
15 12 (3.47%) BDD
16 11 (3.18%) Product Management
16 11 (3.18%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 149 (43.06%) Java
2 106 (30.64%) C++
3 98 (28.32%) C#
4 76 (21.97%) JavaScript
5 71 (20.52%) SQL
6 61 (17.63%) C
7 34 (9.83%) Python
8 22 (6.36%) Ruby
9 20 (5.78%) Perl
10 13 (3.76%) PHP
11 12 (3.47%) VC++
12 10 (2.89%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.60%) Bash Shell
14 8 (2.31%) Assembly Language
14 8 (2.31%) Lisp
15 7 (2.02%) Ada
16 5 (1.45%) PHP5
17 4 (1.16%) Embedded C
17 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (39.60%) Degree
2 37 (10.69%) Security Cleared
3 32 (9.25%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.60%) PhD
5 8 (2.31%) ISEB
5 8 (2.31%) HND
6 7 (2.02%) BC Cleared
7 5 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.87%) HNC
9 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.58%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (15.32%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.58%) TickIT
System Software
1 21 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) YUM
1 1 (0.29%) Puppet
1 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 54 (15.61%) Oracle
2 25 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.36%) VMware
3 22 (6.36%) Google
4 20 (5.78%) Hyland
4 20 (5.78%) IBM
5 16 (4.62%) Twitter
6 5 (1.45%) Zend
6 5 (1.45%) Intel
7 3 (0.87%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.87%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.58%) Mapinfo
8 2 (0.58%) ESRI
8 2 (0.58%) EMC
8 2 (0.58%) SAP
8 2 (0.58%) Facebook
9 1 (0.29%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.29%) Splunk
9 1 (0.29%) Perforce
9 1 (0.29%) SaltStack
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits bonus and pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
set2recruit
Salary: From £18,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum (negotiable) or equivalent
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Auburn Rose
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago