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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 7 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 355 173 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.90% 9.51% 13.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.46% 10.95% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 293 145 201
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £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
1654 1580 1360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.07% 86.86% 84.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1432 1243 1196
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,576 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 336 (57.53%) Java
2 253 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (34.93%) Degree
4 164 (28.08%) JavaScript
5 153 (26.20%) Python
6 127 (21.75%) Linux
7 125 (21.40%) C++
8 120 (20.55%) Oracle
9 115 (19.69%) HTML
9 115 (19.69%) CSS
10 112 (19.18%) Git (software)
11 107 (18.32%) OO
12 103 (17.64%) Open Source
13 102 (17.47%) Continuous Integration
14 98 (16.78%) Web Services
15 97 (16.61%) TDD
16 95 (16.27%) Computer Science
17 91 (15.58%) SQL Server
18 89 (15.24%) Finance
18 89 (15.24%) Clojure
19 88 (15.07%) Scala
19 88 (15.07%) VMware
19 88 (15.07%) SQL
20 87 (14.90%) Google
21 85 (14.55%) Maven
22 84 (14.38%) Telecoms
23 83 (14.21%) C
23 83 (14.21%) Jenkins
24 82 (14.04%) C#
25 81 (13.87%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (8.90%) OpenStack
2 47 (8.05%) Node.js
3 42 (7.19%) WebLogic
4 32 (5.48%) WebSphere
5 30 (5.14%) JBoss
6 21 (3.60%) Tomcat
7 20 (3.42%) Apache ServiceMix
8 16 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (2.57%) nginx
10 9 (1.54%) MQSeries
10 9 (1.54%) Apache
11 5 (0.86%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.51%) IIS
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
13 2 (0.34%) Liferay
13 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.51%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.93%) SaaS
2 57 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (7.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 43 (7.36%) Google App Engine
4 37 (6.34%) PaaS
5 30 (5.14%) IaaS
6 20 (3.42%) HP Helion
7 16 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 38 (6.51%) HTTP
3 19 (3.25%) Internet
4 8 (1.37%) DLNA
4 8 (1.37%) SSL
5 2 (0.34%) IPv4
5 2 (0.34%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 58 (9.93%) MySQL
3 32 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 29 (4.97%) RDBMS
5 28 (4.79%) MongoDB
6 26 (4.45%) Big Data
7 25 (4.28%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.54%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.51%) SQLite
14 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 112 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 85 (14.55%) Maven
3 83 (14.21%) Jenkins
4 75 (12.84%) Ant
5 64 (10.96%) Artifactory
6 56 (9.59%) Eclipse
7 53 (9.08%) Gradle
8 51 (8.73%) JUnit
9 48 (8.22%) Hudson
10 30 (5.14%) Eclipse RCP
11 29 (4.97%) Subversion
12 15 (2.57%) Selenium
13 12 (2.05%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
14 10 (1.71%) Visual Studio
15 9 (1.54%) JBehave
16 5 (0.86%) JIRA
16 5 (0.86%) TestNG
17 4 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
18 3 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
General
1 89 (15.24%) Finance
2 84 (14.38%) Telecoms
3 49 (8.39%) Games
4 35 (5.99%) Banking
5 24 (4.11%) Marketing
5 24 (4.11%) Electronics
6 20 (3.42%) Aerospace
6 20 (3.42%) Advertising
7 18 (3.08%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.40%) French Language
9 13 (2.23%) Financial Institution
10 12 (2.05%) Retail
11 9 (1.54%) Military
12 3 (0.51%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Automotive
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 300 (51.37%) Software Engineer
2 236 (40.41%) Developer
3 70 (11.99%) Senior Software Engineer
4 67 (11.47%) Java Developer
5 56 (9.59%) Software Developer
6 55 (9.42%) Principal Engineer
7 53 (9.08%) Principal Software Engineer
8 43 (7.36%) Senior Developer
9 38 (6.51%) Java Software Engineer
10 33 (5.65%) QA Engineer
11 29 (4.97%) Test Engineer
12 25 (4.28%) PHP Developer
12 25 (4.28%) Graduate
12 25 (4.28%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
14 20 (3.42%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 19 (3.25%) Web Developer
15 19 (3.25%) C++ Software Engineer
16 18 (3.08%) Applications Developer
17 16 (2.74%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (19.69%) HTML
1 115 (19.69%) CSS
2 98 (16.78%) Web Services
3 77 (13.18%) .NET
4 66 (11.30%) Spring
5 65 (11.13%) J2EE
6 52 (8.90%) XML
7 51 (8.73%) RESTful
8 38 (6.51%) Backbone.js
9 36 (6.16%) HTML5
10 32 (5.48%) REST
11 31 (5.31%) jQuery
12 30 (5.14%) GWT
12 30 (5.14%) Hibernate
13 27 (4.62%) Ajax
13 27 (4.62%) ASP.NET
14 26 (4.45%) Java EE
14 26 (4.45%) AngularJS
15 24 (4.11%) KnockoutJS
16 23 (3.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 95 (16.27%) Computer Science
2 55 (9.42%) Xbox
3 52 (8.90%) Digital Media
4 34 (5.82%) Mathematics
5 31 (5.31%) User Experience
6 30 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (4.97%) Algorithms
8 22 (3.77%) Client/Server
8 22 (3.77%) N-Tier
9 21 (3.60%) Physics
9 21 (3.60%) Data Structures
10 20 (3.42%) SWIFT
10 20 (3.42%) Inversion of Control
10 20 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (3.25%) Public Cloud
12 17 (2.91%) DTV
13 12 (2.05%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.71%) MPEG
15 9 (1.54%) GIS
16 8 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 127 (21.75%) Linux
2 73 (12.50%) UNIX
3 61 (10.45%) Windows
4 49 (8.39%) Android
5 44 (7.53%) Apple iOS
6 25 (4.28%) Windows Phone
7 24 (4.11%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.51%) Fedora
8 3 (0.51%) CentOS
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (18.32%) OO
3 103 (17.64%) Open Source
4 102 (17.47%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (16.61%) TDD
6 81 (13.87%) Unit Testing
7 74 (12.67%) SDLC
8 62 (10.62%) Scrum
9 53 (9.08%) UML
10 51 (8.73%) OOA/OOD
11 49 (8.39%) MVC
11 49 (8.39%) Test Automation
12 45 (7.71%) Continuous Delivery
13 40 (6.85%) Mentoring
13 40 (6.85%) Product Management
14 39 (6.68%) Data Management
15 38 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (6.34%) Android Development
17 31 (5.31%) Software Architecture
17 31 (5.31%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 336 (57.53%) Java
2 164 (28.08%) JavaScript
3 153 (26.20%) Python
4 125 (21.40%) C++
5 89 (15.24%) Clojure
6 88 (15.07%) Scala
6 88 (15.07%) SQL
7 83 (14.21%) C
8 82 (14.04%) C#
9 55 (9.42%) PHP
10 38 (6.51%) Ruby
11 28 (4.79%) Perl
12 22 (3.77%) Objective-C
13 17 (2.91%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.91%) XAML
14 14 (2.40%) Go
15 10 (1.71%) Haskell
16 8 (1.37%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.20%) ActionScript
18 6 (1.03%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 204 (34.93%) Degree
2 10 (1.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.68%) PMP
4 4 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.17%) MCTS
6 1 (0.17%) MCPD
6 1 (0.17%) MCAD
6 1 (0.17%) MCSD
6 1 (0.17%) HND
6 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (11.47%) QA
2 14 (2.40%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (11.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (10.45%) Docker
3 47 (8.05%) Xen
4 43 (7.36%) LXC
5 26 (4.45%) KVM
6 3 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (3.60%) Puppet
2 15 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.05%) Graphite
4 8 (1.37%) Ansible
5 7 (1.20%) Kibana
6 3 (0.51%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 120 (20.55%) Oracle
2 88 (15.07%) VMware
3 87 (14.90%) Google
4 26 (4.45%) Rackspace
5 24 (4.11%) Facebook
5 24 (4.11%) Microsoft
6 22 (3.77%) SAP
6 22 (3.77%) ForgeRock
7 20 (3.42%) HP
8 17 (2.91%) Xamarin
9 12 (2.05%) BEA
9 12 (2.05%) IBM
9 12 (2.05%) Sybase
10 9 (1.54%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.20%) Toshiba
11 7 (1.20%) ESRI
11 7 (1.20%) Adobe
11 7 (1.20%) Zend
11 7 (1.20%) Panasonic
12 6 (1.03%) Hyland
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Eames Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum negotiable + relocationn
Posted: 5 days ago