Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 164 133
Rank change year-on-year -23 -31 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 17 19 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.44% 0.54% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.56% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 47
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £38,250 £36,000 £41,600
90th Percentile £60,500 £85,000 £85,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +16.67%

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 3773 3385 3824
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.39% 97.07% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3182 2958 3245
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 28 July 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 28 July 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 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) C++
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Spring
5 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
5 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (35.29%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) Microservices
6 5 (29.41%) REST
6 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
8 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 3 (17.65%) Marketing
8 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) SAP
8 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
8 3 (17.65%) 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Mule
1 1 (5.88%) Mule ESB
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Mockito
2 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.88%) Valgrind
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
3 3 (17.65%) Automotive
3 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) REST
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) J2EE
6 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
6 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.88%) jQuery
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.88%) Node.js
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Microservices
3 6 (35.29%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) Game Development
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Parallel Processing
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) C++
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) C
7 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.88%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Def Stans
1 1 (5.88%) MISRA
1 1 (5.88%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Yahoo!
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