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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 8 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 352 159 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.62% 8.95% 13.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.08% 10.34% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 286 130 205
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,850 £22,500
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
1670 1538 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.36% 86.55% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1211 1166
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 347 (58.03%) Java
2 256 (42.81%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (35.62%) Degree
4 165 (27.59%) Python
5 156 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 137 (22.91%) Linux
7 135 (22.58%) C++
8 124 (20.74%) Oracle
9 118 (19.73%) Git (software)
10 116 (19.40%) CSS
11 115 (19.23%) HTML
12 106 (17.73%) OO
12 106 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
13 103 (17.22%) TDD
13 103 (17.22%) Telecoms
14 99 (16.56%) Computer Science
15 98 (16.39%) VMware
16 97 (16.22%) Web Services
17 96 (16.05%) Clojure
18 94 (15.72%) Scala
19 93 (15.55%) Open Source
20 91 (15.22%) SQL
20 91 (15.22%) Maven
21 90 (15.05%) Jenkins
22 87 (14.55%) Finance
22 87 (14.55%) SQL Server
23 86 (14.38%) Google
24 85 (14.21%) C
25 82 (13.71%) Ant
25 82 (13.71%) UNIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 44 (7.36%) Node.js
3 41 (6.86%) WebLogic
4 30 (5.02%) WebSphere
5 28 (4.68%) JBoss
6 19 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 19 (3.18%) Apache ServiceMix
7 18 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (2.51%) nginx
9 11 (1.84%) MQSeries
10 7 (1.17%) Apache
11 5 (0.84%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.50%) Mule
13 2 (0.33%) Drupal
13 2 (0.33%) Liferay
13 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle Spatial
14 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (3.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
1 61 (10.20%) SaaS
2 47 (7.86%) Google App Engine
2 47 (7.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 40 (6.69%) PaaS
4 33 (5.52%) IaaS
5 22 (3.68%) HP Helion
6 19 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.19%) TCP/IP
2 36 (6.02%) HTTP
3 27 (4.52%) Internet
4 9 (1.51%) DLNA
5 8 (1.34%) SSL
6 3 (0.50%) DVB
7 2 (0.33%) IPv4
8 1 (0.17%) LAN
8 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.20%) MySQL
3 35 (5.85%) Big Data
4 32 (5.35%) Relational Database
5 30 (5.02%) NoSQL
6 29 (4.85%) RDBMS
7 26 (4.35%) MongoDB
8 21 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.67%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.50%) SQLite
13 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.17%) Redis
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 118 (19.73%) Git (software)
2 91 (15.22%) Maven
3 90 (15.05%) Jenkins
4 82 (13.71%) Ant
5 72 (12.04%) Artifactory
6 62 (10.37%) Gradle
7 54 (9.03%) Hudson
8 53 (8.86%) Eclipse
9 48 (8.03%) JUnit
10 28 (4.68%) Eclipse RCP
10 28 (4.68%) Subversion
11 13 (2.17%) Selenium
12 10 (1.67%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (1.17%) JBehave
13 7 (1.17%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.00%) TestNG
15 5 (0.84%) JIRA
16 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
17 2 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 103 (17.22%) Telecoms
2 87 (14.55%) Finance
3 53 (8.86%) Games
4 35 (5.85%) Banking
5 27 (4.52%) Electronics
6 26 (4.35%) Marketing
7 21 (3.51%) Manufacturing
8 20 (3.34%) Aerospace
9 16 (2.68%) Advertising
10 14 (2.34%) Retail
11 11 (1.84%) Military
11 11 (1.84%) French Language
12 9 (1.51%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.50%) Publishing
14 2 (0.33%) Law
15 1 (0.17%) Local Government
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 326 (54.52%) Software Engineer
2 239 (39.97%) Developer
3 82 (13.71%) Senior Software Engineer
4 63 (10.54%) Java Developer
5 61 (10.20%) Software Developer
6 58 (9.70%) Principal Engineer
7 57 (9.53%) Principal Software Engineer
8 44 (7.36%) Senior Developer
9 36 (6.02%) Java Software Engineer
10 29 (4.85%) QA Engineer
11 28 (4.68%) Graduate
12 27 (4.52%) PHP Developer
13 25 (4.18%) Test Engineer
14 24 (4.01%) C++ Software Engineer
14 24 (4.01%) JavaScript Developer
15 22 (3.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 21 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
17 20 (3.34%) Applications Developer
18 18 (3.01%) .NET Developer
18 18 (3.01%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (19.40%) CSS
2 115 (19.23%) HTML
3 97 (16.22%) Web Services
4 77 (12.88%) .NET
5 67 (11.20%) J2EE
6 59 (9.87%) Spring
7 50 (8.36%) RESTful
8 49 (8.19%) XML
9 33 (5.52%) REST
10 32 (5.35%) Backbone.js
11 31 (5.18%) ASP.NET
12 30 (5.02%) Hibernate
12 30 (5.02%) HTML5
13 29 (4.85%) Java EE
14 28 (4.68%) GWT
15 25 (4.18%) jQuery
16 24 (4.01%) AngularJS
17 23 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (3.85%) Ajax
18 22 (3.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 99 (16.56%) Computer Science
2 68 (11.37%) Digital Media
3 51 (8.53%) Xbox
4 34 (5.69%) Mathematics
5 32 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (4.85%) Algorithms
7 26 (4.35%) User Experience
8 23 (3.85%) Physics
8 23 (3.85%) DTV
9 21 (3.51%) N-Tier
9 21 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (3.34%) Public Cloud
10 20 (3.34%) Data Structures
11 19 (3.18%) SWIFT
11 19 (3.18%) Inversion of Control
11 19 (3.18%) Client/Server
12 12 (2.01%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.84%) Visualisation
14 9 (1.51%) MPEG
14 9 (1.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 137 (22.91%) Linux
2 82 (13.71%) UNIX
3 64 (10.70%) Windows
4 51 (8.53%) Android
5 44 (7.36%) Apple iOS
6 28 (4.68%) Windows Phone
7 27 (4.52%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.50%) CentOS
8 3 (0.50%) Fedora
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (42.81%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (17.73%) OO
2 106 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
3 103 (17.22%) TDD
4 93 (15.55%) Open Source
5 82 (13.71%) Unit Testing
6 66 (11.04%) SDLC
7 61 (10.20%) Scrum
8 51 (8.53%) MVC
9 49 (8.19%) UML
9 49 (8.19%) OOA/OOD
10 47 (7.86%) Test Automation
10 47 (7.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 42 (7.02%) Data Management
12 41 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (6.86%) Mentoring
13 37 (6.19%) Product Management
14 36 (6.02%) Android Development
15 32 (5.35%) Software Architecture
15 32 (5.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 347 (58.03%) Java
2 165 (27.59%) Python
3 156 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 135 (22.58%) C++
5 96 (16.05%) Clojure
6 94 (15.72%) Scala
7 91 (15.22%) SQL
8 85 (14.21%) C
9 80 (13.38%) C#
10 52 (8.70%) PHP
11 40 (6.69%) Ruby
12 33 (5.52%) Perl
13 20 (3.34%) Objective-C
14 19 (3.18%) XAML
15 17 (2.84%) Bash Shell
15 17 (2.84%) Go
16 12 (2.01%) Haskell
17 11 (1.84%) PL/SQL
18 8 (1.34%) Erlang
19 7 (1.17%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 213 (35.62%) Degree
2 9 (1.51%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.33%) ISEB
5 1 (0.17%) PMP
5 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.17%) HND
5 1 (0.17%) PhD
5 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (10.37%) QA
2 12 (2.01%) DO-178B
3 5 (0.84%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) TickIT
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (11.54%) Docker
3 54 (9.03%) Xen
4 46 (7.69%) LXC
5 28 (4.68%) KVM
6 3 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (4.35%) Puppet
2 23 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.17%) Graphite
4 12 (2.01%) Ansible
5 8 (1.34%) Kibana
6 3 (0.50%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 124 (20.74%) Oracle
2 98 (16.39%) VMware
3 86 (14.38%) Google
4 29 (4.85%) Rackspace
5 27 (4.52%) Microsoft
6 26 (4.35%) SAP
7 22 (3.68%) HP
8 20 (3.34%) Facebook
9 19 (3.18%) Xamarin
10 15 (2.51%) ForgeRock
11 13 (2.17%) BEA
11 13 (2.17%) Sybase
12 11 (1.84%) TIBCO
13 8 (1.34%) Adobe
13 8 (1.34%) IBM
14 7 (1.17%) JDA
14 7 (1.17%) Zend
15 6 (1.00%) ESRI
16 4 (0.67%) Panasonic
16 4 (0.67%) Toshiba
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension, Holiday etc
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + healthcare, pension, etc.
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £410000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago