The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Engineer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 120 114
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 10 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.54% 0.64% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.66% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 9
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £36,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1794 1811 2002
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 96.87% 96.54% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 1583 1677
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Bristol.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Bristol

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) C++
4 9 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) C
6 7 (38.89%) OO
7 6 (33.33%) C#
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) CSS
8 5 (27.78%) Python
9 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
9 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
9 4 (22.22%) Android
9 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
9 4 (22.22%) Android Development
9 4 (22.22%) SDLC
9 4 (22.22%) OOD
9 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
9 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) .NET
9 4 (22.22%) OOP
9 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (16.67%) HTTP
10 3 (16.67%) Internet
10 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
10 3 (16.67%) Automotive

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 3 (16.67%) Automotive
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Life Science
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 2 (11.11%) Digital TV
2 2 (11.11%) MPEG
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) Android Development
4 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (22.22%) OOD
4 4 (22.22%) OOP
4 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) DRM
6 2 (11.11%) Line Management
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Planning Poker
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) C
4 6 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.56%) F#
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Def Stans
2 1 (5.56%) MISRA
2 1 (5.56%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) IBM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
Bristol Area
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Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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