The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 17 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 218 218 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.81% 12.03% 11.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.01% 15.10% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 197 186 182
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £22,500 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1675 1444 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.04% 79.69% 76.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1247 1210
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
South West

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 17 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 189 (46.44%) Java
2 139 (34.15%) SQL
2 139 (34.15%) Degree
3 122 (29.98%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (28.50%) Computer Science
5 106 (26.04%) C#
6 89 (21.87%) OO
7 86 (21.13%) Finance
8 83 (20.39%) C++
8 83 (20.39%) JavaScript
9 80 (19.66%) HTML
10 71 (17.44%) C
11 70 (17.20%) Eclipse
11 70 (17.20%) Unit Testing
12 69 (16.95%) SQL Server
13 65 (15.97%) .NET
13 65 (15.97%) Spring
14 63 (15.48%) jQuery
15 61 (14.99%) MySQL
16 60 (14.74%) Windows
16 60 (14.74%) QA
17 55 (13.51%) PHP
18 52 (12.78%) CSS
19 51 (12.53%) Eclipse RCP
20 46 (11.30%) Web Services
21 41 (10.07%) JUnit
21 41 (10.07%) Oracle
21 41 (10.07%) Telecoms
22 40 (9.83%) UNIX
23 39 (9.58%) OOD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (8.60%) WebLogic
1 35 (8.60%) WebSphere
2 20 (4.91%) Apache Solr
3 13 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.47%) CMS
5 5 (1.23%) IIS
5 5 (1.23%) Apache
6 4 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.74%) Drupal
7 3 (0.74%) WordPress
8 2 (0.49%) Node.js
8 2 (0.49%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.25%) WinCC
9 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.72%) SaaS
2 4 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.93%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.44%) HTTP
3 7 (1.72%) Wireshark
4 5 (1.23%) Internet
5 3 (0.74%) DVB
5 3 (0.74%) DLNA
5 3 (0.74%) LDAP
6 2 (0.49%) X.509
7 1 (0.25%) Modbus
7 1 (0.25%) Profibus
7 1 (0.25%) GSM
7 1 (0.25%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) SNMP
7 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 61 (14.99%) MySQL
3 27 (6.63%) Big Data
4 22 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 22 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 19 (4.67%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.97%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.49%) MS Access
11 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 70 (17.20%) Eclipse
2 51 (12.53%) Eclipse RCP
3 41 (10.07%) JUnit
4 37 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 35 (8.60%) Visual Studio
6 33 (8.11%) PHPUnit
7 22 (5.41%) Selenium
7 22 (5.41%) Ant
8 20 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (3.69%) NUnit
10 13 (3.19%) JIRA
10 13 (3.19%) FitNesse
10 13 (3.19%) Cucumber
11 10 (2.46%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.72%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.72%) GCC
12 7 (1.72%) Fiddler
13 6 (1.47%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.23%) JBehave
14 5 (1.23%) MSBuild
General
1 86 (21.13%) Finance
2 41 (10.07%) Telecoms
3 39 (9.58%) Banking
4 36 (8.85%) French Language
5 24 (5.90%) Retail
6 22 (5.41%) Games
7 19 (4.67%) Manufacturing
8 17 (4.18%) Marketing
9 16 (3.93%) Legal
10 14 (3.44%) Automotive
11 11 (2.70%) Financial Institution
12 10 (2.46%) Aerospace
13 8 (1.97%) Electronics
14 4 (0.98%) Advertising
15 2 (0.49%) Military
16 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 190 (46.68%) Software Engineer
2 180 (44.23%) Developer
3 56 (13.76%) Java Software Engineer
4 51 (12.53%) Java Developer
5 46 (11.30%) Software Developer
6 41 (10.07%) PHP Developer
7 34 (8.35%) Senior Software Engineer
8 33 (8.11%) Web Developer
9 32 (7.86%) C++ Software Engineer
9 32 (7.86%) PHP Web Developer
9 32 (7.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 31 (7.62%) Junior
11 27 (6.63%) Graduate
12 24 (5.90%) Junior Software Engineer
13 21 (5.16%) Junior Java Software Engineer
14 19 (4.67%) .NET Developer
15 18 (4.42%) Test Engineer
16 16 (3.93%) Senior Developer
16 16 (3.93%) Graduate Developer
17 15 (3.69%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (19.66%) HTML
2 65 (15.97%) .NET
2 65 (15.97%) Spring
3 63 (15.48%) jQuery
4 52 (12.78%) CSS
5 46 (11.30%) Web Services
6 35 (8.60%) GWT
7 33 (8.11%) XML
7 33 (8.11%) J2EE
8 26 (6.39%) Servlets
9 23 (5.65%) JSP
9 23 (5.65%) JMS
10 22 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
10 22 (5.41%) XSLT
11 21 (5.16%) Hibernate
12 20 (4.91%) HTML5
12 20 (4.91%) Ajax
13 18 (4.42%) LINQ
14 17 (4.18%) STL
14 17 (4.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 116 (28.50%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.13%) N-Tier
3 27 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (5.90%) Client/Server
4 24 (5.90%) Inversion of Control
5 23 (5.65%) Digital Media
6 22 (5.41%) SWIFT
6 22 (5.41%) Mobile App
6 22 (5.41%) Mathematics
7 17 (4.18%) Xbox
8 15 (3.69%) Open Source
9 14 (3.44%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (2.21%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.23%) Social Media
12 3 (0.74%) MPEG
12 3 (0.74%) DTV
13 2 (0.49%) GIS
13 2 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.49%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.74%) Windows
2 40 (9.83%) UNIX
3 24 (5.90%) Linux
4 15 (3.69%) Windows 8
4 15 (3.69%) Windows Phone
5 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.74%) Fedora
6 3 (0.74%) Android
6 3 (0.74%) CentOS
7 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.49%) Debian
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (29.98%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (21.87%) OO
3 70 (17.20%) Unit Testing
4 39 (9.58%) OOD
5 37 (9.09%) UML
5 37 (9.09%) Scrum
6 34 (8.35%) OO PHP
7 31 (7.62%) OOA/OOD
8 29 (7.13%) Problem Management
9 28 (6.88%) Automated Testing
9 28 (6.88%) E-Commerce
10 26 (6.39%) Waterfall
11 25 (6.14%) TDD
11 25 (6.14%) MVC
12 22 (5.41%) BDD
13 18 (4.42%) Refactoring
14 16 (3.93%) Test Automation
15 15 (3.69%) Test Scripting
15 15 (3.69%) Multithreading
15 15 (3.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 189 (46.44%) Java
2 139 (34.15%) SQL
3 106 (26.04%) C#
4 83 (20.39%) C++
4 83 (20.39%) JavaScript
5 71 (17.44%) C
6 55 (13.51%) PHP
7 36 (8.85%) T-SQL
8 30 (7.37%) Python
9 18 (4.42%) VB
10 15 (3.69%) Ruby
11 13 (3.19%) VB.NET
12 10 (2.46%) PHP5
13 8 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.97%) Perl
14 7 (1.72%) Assembly Language
14 7 (1.72%) Lisp
15 6 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.23%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 139 (34.15%) Degree
2 17 (4.18%) PhD
3 13 (3.19%) ISEB
3 13 (3.19%) HND
4 10 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.23%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (14.74%) QA
2 14 (3.44%) SLA
3 7 (1.72%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.25%) WAI
4 1 (0.25%) GAMP
4 1 (0.25%) GMP
System Software
1 22 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (10.07%) Oracle
2 38 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 37 (9.09%) JBoss
4 24 (5.90%) Google
5 22 (5.41%) IBM
5 22 (5.41%) VMware
6 11 (2.70%) Twitter
7 10 (2.46%) hybris
8 7 (1.72%) Embarcadero
8 7 (1.72%) Borland
9 6 (1.47%) Intel
10 4 (0.98%) Zend
11 3 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.49%) Siemens
12 2 (0.49%) HP
12 2 (0.49%) Facebook
12 2 (0.49%) Allen-Bradley
12 2 (0.49%) ForgeRock
13 1 (0.25%) Talend
13 1 (0.25%) Nokia
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + ben - trips, pens +
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago