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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 20 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 168 197 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.06% 12.46% 8.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.79% 14.87% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 141 188 115
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1557 1325 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.94% 83.81% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 1161 1058
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 188 (53.26%) Java
2 142 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (37.96%) Degree
4 110 (31.16%) Computer Science
5 96 (27.20%) SQL
6 94 (26.63%) C++
7 92 (26.06%) Scrum
7 92 (26.06%) Unit Testing
8 87 (24.65%) C#
9 80 (22.66%) Spring
10 72 (20.40%) QA
11 71 (20.11%) SQL Server
11 71 (20.11%) UML
11 71 (20.11%) Eclipse
12 70 (19.83%) C
13 59 (16.71%) JavaScript
14 57 (16.15%) Oracle
14 57 (16.15%) TDD
15 54 (15.30%) N-Tier
16 52 (14.73%) Finance
17 51 (14.45%) JBoss
18 50 (14.16%) WebLogic
19 49 (13.88%) Windows
20 48 (13.60%) JUnit
21 47 (13.31%) OO
21 47 (13.31%) Banking
22 46 (13.03%) French Language
22 46 (13.03%) WebSphere
22 46 (13.03%) GWT
22 46 (13.03%) Eclipse RCP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (14.16%) WebLogic
2 46 (13.03%) WebSphere
3 31 (8.78%) Apache ServiceMix
4 23 (6.52%) Apache Solr
5 8 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.70%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.13%) Node.js
7 4 (1.13%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.85%) IIS
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.57%) Magento
2 2 (0.57%) Shopify
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.83%) SaaS
2 4 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.40%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.98%) HTTP
3 3 (0.85%) LDAP
3 3 (0.85%) Internet
3 3 (0.85%) X.509
3 3 (0.85%) DLNA
4 2 (0.57%) DVB
5 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.20%) MySQL
3 33 (9.35%) RDBMS
3 33 (9.35%) Relational Database
4 28 (7.93%) Big Data
5 23 (6.52%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.70%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.70%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.42%) DB2
8 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.57%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 71 (20.11%) Eclipse
2 48 (13.60%) JUnit
3 46 (13.03%) Eclipse RCP
4 42 (11.90%) Jenkins
5 31 (8.78%) Ant
6 27 (7.65%) Git (software)
7 23 (6.52%) Selenium
8 20 (5.67%) Maven
9 16 (4.53%) Artifactory
10 13 (3.68%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (1.98%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (1.98%) GCC
13 6 (1.70%) MSBuild
13 6 (1.70%) PHPUnit
14 5 (1.42%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.42%) Subversion
14 5 (1.42%) JBehave
15 4 (1.13%) JIRA
15 4 (1.13%) FitNesse
General
1 52 (14.73%) Finance
2 47 (13.31%) Banking
3 46 (13.03%) French Language
4 18 (5.10%) Aerospace
5 14 (3.97%) Games
6 13 (3.68%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.98%) Electronics
8 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.42%) Advertising
9 4 (1.13%) Military
9 4 (1.13%) Marketing
10 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 181 (51.27%) Software Engineer
2 99 (28.05%) Developer
3 43 (12.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 40 (11.33%) Java Developer
5 36 (10.20%) Senior Software Engineer
6 35 (9.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 34 (9.63%) Graduate
8 29 (8.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 23 (6.52%) Software Developer
10 22 (6.23%) C# Developer
11 21 (5.95%) Junior
12 20 (5.67%) Senior Developer
13 18 (5.10%) Junior Software Engineer
14 15 (4.25%) Junior Java Software Engineer
15 14 (3.97%) Test Engineer
16 13 (3.68%) Team Leader
16 13 (3.68%) Technical Architect
16 13 (3.68%) Architect
17 12 (3.40%) Java Team Leader
18 11 (3.12%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (22.66%) Spring
2 46 (13.03%) GWT
3 45 (12.75%) J2EE
4 39 (11.05%) HTML
5 38 (10.76%) Servlets
5 38 (10.76%) XML
6 34 (9.63%) JSP
7 31 (8.78%) .NET
7 31 (8.78%) CSS
7 31 (8.78%) Web Services
7 31 (8.78%) XSLT
7 31 (8.78%) JMS
7 31 (8.78%) WebSphere MQ
8 26 (7.37%) OSGi
8 26 (7.37%) Natural Language Processing
9 22 (6.23%) STL
10 20 (5.67%) Qt
11 19 (5.38%) jQuery
12 18 (5.10%) Hibernate
13 17 (4.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 110 (31.16%) Computer Science
2 54 (15.30%) N-Tier
3 35 (9.92%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (8.78%) SWIFT
4 31 (8.78%) Client/Server
4 31 (8.78%) Inversion of Control
5 20 (5.67%) Open Source
6 17 (4.82%) Mobile App
7 13 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (3.12%) Mathematics
8 11 (3.12%) Physics
9 10 (2.83%) GIS
9 10 (2.83%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (2.27%) Digital Media
10 8 (2.27%) DTV
11 7 (1.98%) CAN bus
12 5 (1.42%) Device Driver
13 4 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
14 3 (0.85%) MPEG
14 3 (0.85%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.88%) Windows
2 40 (11.33%) UNIX
3 29 (8.22%) Linux
4 7 (1.98%) Fedora
4 7 (1.98%) Android
4 7 (1.98%) CentOS
5 6 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (26.06%) Scrum
2 92 (26.06%) Unit Testing
3 71 (20.11%) UML
4 57 (16.15%) TDD
5 47 (13.31%) OO
6 40 (11.33%) OOD
7 37 (10.48%) OOA/OOD
8 33 (9.35%) Problem Management
9 31 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (7.08%) Waterfall
11 22 (6.23%) Data Modelling
12 21 (5.95%) Content Management
13 18 (5.10%) E-Commerce
14 17 (4.82%) Multithreading
14 17 (4.82%) BDD
15 14 (3.97%) Project Management
16 13 (3.68%) Workflow
16 13 (3.68%) Business Analysis
16 13 (3.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 188 (53.26%) Java
2 96 (27.20%) SQL
3 94 (26.63%) C++
4 87 (24.65%) C#
5 70 (19.83%) C
6 59 (16.71%) JavaScript
7 41 (11.61%) Python
8 30 (8.50%) Ruby
9 21 (5.95%) PHP
10 15 (4.25%) Lisp
11 12 (3.40%) PHP5
11 12 (3.40%) Perl
12 10 (2.83%) VC++
13 8 (2.27%) Assembly Language
13 8 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.98%) Ada
15 2 (0.57%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (37.96%) Degree
2 29 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.65%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.68%) PhD
4 13 (3.68%) ISEB
5 12 (3.40%) HND
6 9 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.98%) BC Cleared
8 5 (1.42%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.85%) HNC
10 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (20.40%) QA
2 7 (1.98%) IEC 61508
2 7 (1.98%) DO-178B
System Software
1 31 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.28%) logstash
2 1 (0.28%) Kibana
2 1 (0.28%) YUM
Vendors
1 57 (16.15%) Oracle
2 51 (14.45%) JBoss
3 33 (9.35%) Google
4 32 (9.07%) VMware
5 31 (8.78%) IBM
6 26 (7.37%) Microsoft
7 22 (6.23%) Twitter
8 7 (1.98%) Embarcadero
8 7 (1.98%) Borland
8 7 (1.98%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.98%) Zend
9 5 (1.42%) Intel
10 4 (1.13%) SAP
11 2 (0.57%) Facebook
11 2 (0.57%) ForgeRock
12 1 (0.28%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.28%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.28%) Sencha
Bristol, Avon
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum - bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37500 - £43500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40K plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday, bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago