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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 172 220 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.49% 13.61% 10.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.19% 16.47% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 143 203 147
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1537 1336 1258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.82% 82.67% 79.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1176 1113
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,703 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 25 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 202 (51.93%) Java
2 137 (35.22%) Degree
3 129 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (31.11%) SQL
5 117 (30.08%) Computer Science
6 104 (26.74%) C#
7 95 (24.42%) Unit Testing
8 89 (22.88%) C++
9 85 (21.85%) SQL Server
10 79 (20.31%) QA
11 77 (19.79%) Spring
11 77 (19.79%) Scrum
12 75 (19.28%) UML
13 74 (19.02%) Eclipse
14 68 (17.48%) C
15 62 (15.94%) OO
16 61 (15.68%) Finance
17 59 (15.17%) JavaScript
18 57 (14.65%) Oracle
19 56 (14.40%) JUnit
19 56 (14.40%) JBoss
20 55 (14.14%) HTML
20 55 (14.14%) Eclipse RCP
21 53 (13.62%) N-Tier
21 53 (13.62%) Banking
22 51 (13.11%) UNIX
22 51 (13.11%) Windows
23 49 (12.60%) WebLogic
23 49 (12.60%) TDD
23 49 (12.60%) French Language

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 49 (12.60%) WebLogic
1 49 (12.60%) WebSphere
2 26 (6.68%) Apache ServiceMix
3 18 (4.63%) Apache Solr
4 9 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.80%) IIS
5 7 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.29%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.03%) CMS
7 4 (1.03%) Node.js
7 4 (1.03%) Apache
8 3 (0.77%) Drupal
8 3 (0.77%) WordPress
9 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.26%) WinCC
10 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.26%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.08%) SaaS
2 6 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.37%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.34%) HTTP
3 5 (1.29%) Internet
4 4 (1.03%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.77%) X.509
5 3 (0.77%) LDAP
6 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
6 1 (0.26%) DVB
6 1 (0.26%) DLNA
6 1 (0.26%) Modbus
6 1 (0.26%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.57%) MySQL
3 35 (9.00%) RDBMS
3 35 (9.00%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.43%) Big Data
5 18 (4.63%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.80%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.29%) DB2
8 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.26%) MS Access
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 74 (19.02%) Eclipse
2 56 (14.40%) JUnit
3 55 (14.14%) Eclipse RCP
4 33 (8.48%) Ant
5 30 (7.71%) Git (software)
6 28 (7.20%) Jenkins
7 24 (6.17%) Visual Studio
8 23 (5.91%) Selenium
9 17 (4.37%) PHPUnit
10 16 (4.11%) Maven
11 12 (3.08%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.57%) GCC
12 10 (2.57%) FitNesse
12 10 (2.57%) Artifactory
13 7 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (1.80%) JBehave
14 5 (1.29%) Subversion
15 4 (1.03%) Fiddler
15 4 (1.03%) MSI
15 4 (1.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 61 (15.68%) Finance
2 53 (13.62%) Banking
3 49 (12.60%) French Language
4 20 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.88%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.57%) Games
7 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.03%) Advertising
8 4 (1.03%) Electronics
8 4 (1.03%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 184 (47.30%) Software Engineer
2 142 (36.50%) Developer
3 53 (13.62%) Java Software Engineer
4 43 (11.05%) Java Developer
5 36 (9.25%) Software Developer
6 34 (8.74%) Graduate
7 32 (8.23%) C++ Software Engineer
8 29 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
9 25 (6.43%) Junior
9 25 (6.43%) PHP Developer
10 22 (5.66%) Junior Software Engineer
10 22 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 22 (5.66%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 20 (5.14%) Web Developer
12 19 (4.88%) Junior Java Software Engineer
13 18 (4.63%) C# Developer
14 17 (4.37%) PHP Web Developer
14 17 (4.37%) Test Engineer
14 17 (4.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 14 (3.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (19.79%) Spring
2 55 (14.14%) HTML
3 49 (12.60%) GWT
4 45 (11.57%) .NET
5 42 (10.80%) J2EE
6 39 (10.03%) CSS
6 39 (10.03%) Servlets
6 39 (10.03%) Web Services
6 39 (10.03%) XML
7 35 (9.00%) JSP
8 33 (8.48%) XSLT
8 33 (8.48%) JMS
8 33 (8.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 31 (7.97%) jQuery
10 21 (5.40%) Natural Language Processing
11 20 (5.14%) OSGi
11 20 (5.14%) Qt
12 16 (4.11%) STL
12 16 (4.11%) Struts
12 16 (4.11%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 117 (30.08%) Computer Science
2 53 (13.62%) N-Tier
3 40 (10.28%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (9.00%) Client/Server
5 33 (8.48%) Inversion of Control
5 33 (8.48%) SWIFT
6 25 (6.43%) Mobile App
7 22 (5.66%) Open Source
8 14 (3.60%) Digital Media
8 14 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (2.83%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.31%) GIS
11 8 (2.06%) Physics
12 7 (1.80%) CAN bus
13 6 (1.54%) Device Driver
14 5 (1.29%) DTV
14 5 (1.29%) Xbox
15 3 (0.77%) CCTV
16 1 (0.26%) SCADA
16 1 (0.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.11%) UNIX
1 51 (13.11%) Windows
2 28 (7.20%) Linux
3 7 (1.80%) Fedora
3 7 (1.80%) CentOS
4 5 (1.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.77%) Windows Phone
5 3 (0.77%) Android
6 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (24.42%) Unit Testing
3 77 (19.79%) Scrum
4 75 (19.28%) UML
5 62 (15.94%) OO
6 49 (12.60%) TDD
7 39 (10.03%) OOD
7 39 (10.03%) OOA/OOD
8 34 (8.74%) Problem Management
9 26 (6.68%) Waterfall
10 24 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (5.66%) BDD
11 22 (5.66%) E-Commerce
12 20 (5.14%) Data Modelling
13 18 (4.63%) Content Management
14 17 (4.37%) OO PHP
15 15 (3.86%) Workflow
15 15 (3.86%) Project Management
16 14 (3.60%) Test Automation
17 13 (3.34%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 202 (51.93%) Java
2 121 (31.11%) SQL
3 104 (26.74%) C#
4 89 (22.88%) C++
5 68 (17.48%) C
6 59 (15.17%) JavaScript
7 41 (10.54%) Python
8 38 (9.77%) PHP
9 25 (6.43%) Ruby
10 18 (4.63%) PHP5
11 14 (3.60%) T-SQL
12 12 (3.08%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.83%) Lisp
14 10 (2.57%) Assembly Language
15 9 (2.31%) Perl
16 7 (1.80%) VC++
16 7 (1.80%) Ada
16 7 (1.80%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.29%) VB
18 3 (0.77%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 137 (35.22%) Degree
2 26 (6.68%) SC Cleared
2 26 (6.68%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.40%) PhD
4 10 (2.57%) ISEB
5 7 (1.80%) Sun Certification
5 7 (1.80%) BC Cleared
6 6 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (20.31%) QA
2 10 (2.57%) IEC 61508
3 7 (1.80%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 33 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.26%) logstash
2 1 (0.26%) Kibana
2 1 (0.26%) YUM
Vendors
1 57 (14.65%) Oracle
2 56 (14.40%) JBoss
3 35 (9.00%) Google
4 34 (8.74%) VMware
5 33 (8.48%) IBM
6 24 (6.17%) Microsoft
7 16 (4.11%) Twitter
8 10 (2.57%) Embarcadero
8 10 (2.57%) Borland
9 9 (2.31%) Zend
10 7 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.03%) Intel
12 3 (0.77%) SAP
13 2 (0.51%) Facebook
13 2 (0.51%) ForgeRock
14 1 (0.26%) SaltStack
14 1 (0.26%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.26%) Talend
14 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + ben - trips, pens +
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago