The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer
South West > Bristol
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 75 27
Rank change year-on-year +25 -48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 113 44 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.08% 2.81% 8.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 2.89% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 107 43 115
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
10th Percentile £24,200 £30,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £58,500 £60,000 £83,750
South West median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.23% +6.25%  

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 1808 1522 1929
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.31% 97.13% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5761 5402 7226
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Bristol

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Bristol

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Bristol over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 214 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 129 (60.28%) C++
3 113 (52.80%) Java
4 85 (39.72%) C
5 78 (36.45%) Linux
6 70 (32.71%) Degree
7 66 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (26.64%) Python
9 53 (24.77%) JavaScript
10 45 (21.03%) HTML
11 40 (18.69%) C#
12 38 (17.76%) UML
13 37 (17.29%) Finance
14 33 (15.42%) Computer Science
15 32 (14.95%) Git (software)
15 32 (14.95%) Computer Science Degree
16 29 (13.55%) CSS
16 29 (13.55%) Windows
17 27 (12.62%) Games
18 25 (11.68%) Visual Studio
19 24 (11.21%) .NET
19 24 (11.21%) Microservices
20 23 (10.75%) Validation
21 22 (10.28%) Security Cleared
21 22 (10.28%) REST
22 21 (9.81%) Requirements Engineering
22 21 (9.81%) SQL
22 21 (9.81%) OO
23 19 (8.88%) Open Source
24 18 (8.41%) HTML5

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 9 (4.21%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.80%) DNN
3 4 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.87%) IIS
3 4 (1.87%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) Drupal
5 1 (0.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) Mule
5 1 (0.47%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.47%) nginx
5 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Simulink
2 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) IaaS
1 2 (0.93%) PaaS
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) GitHub
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) Ethernet
2 6 (2.80%) HTTP
3 4 (1.87%) DVB
3 4 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.93%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.93%) Internet
4 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.47%) 802.11
5 1 (0.47%) 802.15
5 1 (0.47%) MIMO
5 1 (0.47%) Modbus
5 1 (0.47%) MQTT
5 1 (0.47%) Profibus
5 1 (0.47%) Wireless
5 1 (0.47%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.21%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.34%) MySQL
3 5 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.87%) Big Data
4 4 (1.87%) DB2
5 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.93%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (14.95%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.68%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.48%) Eclipse
4 13 (6.07%) JIRA
4 13 (6.07%) Subversion
5 12 (5.61%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (5.61%) TeamCity
6 11 (5.14%) GCC
7 10 (4.67%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.67%) Maven
8 9 (4.21%) Rational Rhapsody
9 8 (3.74%) Artifactory
9 8 (3.74%) Bitbucket
9 8 (3.74%) JUnit
10 6 (2.80%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.80%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.87%) webpack
12 3 (1.40%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.40%) Selenium
12 3 (1.40%) Valgrind
General
1 37 (17.29%) Finance
2 27 (12.62%) Games
3 18 (8.41%) Telecoms
4 16 (7.48%) Banking
4 16 (7.48%) Electronics
5 15 (7.01%) Aerospace
6 12 (5.61%) Manufacturing
7 10 (4.67%) Avionics
8 8 (3.74%) Private Banking
9 7 (3.27%) Marketing
10 4 (1.87%) Automotive
11 3 (1.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.47%) French Language
12 1 (0.47%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.03%) HTML
2 29 (13.55%) CSS
3 24 (11.21%) .NET
4 22 (10.28%) REST
5 18 (8.41%) HTML5
5 18 (8.41%) Spring
6 16 (7.48%) Web Services
7 13 (6.07%) AngularJS
8 12 (5.61%) CSS3
8 12 (5.61%) SOAP
9 11 (5.14%) J2EE
9 11 (5.14%) LLVM
10 10 (4.67%) Hibernate
10 10 (4.67%) jQuery
10 10 (4.67%) RESTful
10 10 (4.67%) Theano
10 10 (4.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 7 (3.27%) Apache Flex
11 7 (3.27%) JMS
11 7 (3.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.42%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.48%) User Experience
3 9 (4.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (4.21%) Verilog
3 9 (4.21%) VHDL
4 8 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.80%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.80%) Digital TV
6 5 (2.34%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.87%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.40%) Life Science
8 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.93%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.93%) MPEG
9 2 (0.93%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.47%) Handset
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 78 (36.45%) Linux
2 29 (13.55%) Windows
3 6 (2.80%) Android
4 5 (2.34%) Unix
5 4 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 66 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (17.76%) UML
4 24 (11.21%) Microservices
5 23 (10.75%) Validation
6 21 (9.81%) OO
6 21 (9.81%) Requirements Engineering
7 19 (8.88%) Open Source
8 17 (7.94%) TDD
9 16 (7.48%) Artificial Intelligence
9 16 (7.48%) Game Development
9 16 (7.48%) Unit Testing
10 15 (7.01%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.01%) Performance Analysis
11 13 (6.07%) Mathematics
11 13 (6.07%) Multithreading
11 13 (6.07%) Pair Programming
12 12 (5.61%) Machine Learning
13 11 (5.14%) Scrum
13 11 (5.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 129 (60.28%) C++
2 113 (52.80%) Java
3 85 (39.72%) C
4 57 (26.64%) Python
5 53 (24.77%) JavaScript
6 40 (18.69%) C#
7 21 (9.81%) SQL
8 13 (6.07%) Scala
9 10 (4.67%) Ada
9 10 (4.67%) Embedded C
10 9 (4.21%) Assembly Language
10 9 (4.21%) MATLAB
11 7 (3.27%) Fortran
12 6 (2.80%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.40%) PHP
15 2 (0.93%) Perl
15 2 (0.93%) VBA
16 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 70 (32.71%) Degree
2 32 (14.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (10.28%) Security Cleared
4 17 (7.94%) PhD
5 12 (5.61%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.48%) Def Stans
2 11 (5.14%) IEC 61508
2 11 (5.14%) ISO 26262
3 10 (4.67%) DO-254
3 10 (4.67%) MISRA
4 9 (4.21%) DO-178B
4 9 (4.21%) MISRA C
5 4 (1.87%) QA
6 3 (1.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.80%) vSphere
2 2 (0.93%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) Firmware
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.80%) Ansible
1 6 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (6.07%) IBM
2 11 (5.14%) Oracle
3 9 (4.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.27%) SAP
5 6 (2.80%) VMware
6 3 (1.40%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.47%) Google
7 1 (0.47%) Informatica
7 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + stock
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Connections
Salary: 75000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago