Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 25 10
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 569 291 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.86% 9.03% 16.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.19% 9.92% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 471 246 549
Bristol median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +13.92%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £85,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3515 2932 3421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 91.80% 90.97% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2903 2483 2950
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering 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 in Bristol.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Bristol

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 287 (50.44%) Java
2 240 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (30.40%) JavaScript
4 157 (27.59%) Degree
5 155 (27.24%) Linux
6 150 (26.36%) C++
7 143 (25.13%) HTML
8 129 (22.67%) C
9 113 (19.86%) Electronics
10 107 (18.80%) SQL
11 104 (18.28%) Finance
11 104 (18.28%) TDD
12 103 (18.10%) CSS
13 100 (17.57%) C#
13 100 (17.57%) AngularJS
14 99 (17.40%) .NET
15 98 (17.22%) Microservices
16 96 (16.87%) Computer Science
17 95 (16.70%) Security Cleared
18 85 (14.94%) Git (software)
19 83 (14.59%) HTML5
20 82 (14.41%) Scrum
21 80 (14.06%) OO
22 79 (13.88%) Python
23 71 (12.48%) Spring
24 69 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
25 67 (11.78%) Marketing
26 66 (11.60%) Telecoms
27 65 (11.42%) User Experience
28 64 (11.25%) Manufacturing

Software Engineering
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 20 (3.51%) Tomcat
2 16 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.46%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.28%) JBoss
5 11 (1.93%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.76%) DNN
6 10 (1.76%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.23%) Jetty
8 5 (0.88%) CMS
8 5 (0.88%) Drupal
9 3 (0.53%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.35%) Apache
10 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.35%) WordPress
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.18%) Mule
11 1 (0.18%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 18 (3.16%) Simulink
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.11%) IaaS
3 12 (2.11%) PaaS
4 8 (1.41%) SaaS
5 7 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.88%) GitHub
8 4 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.70%) npm
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.33%) Internet
2 29 (5.10%) TCP/IP
3 18 (3.16%) HTTP
3 18 (3.16%) Wireless
4 10 (1.76%) Firewall
5 8 (1.41%) DNS
6 6 (1.05%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.05%) FTP
7 5 (0.88%) DVB
7 5 (0.88%) SSL
8 4 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.35%) DHCP
9 2 (0.35%) VPN
10 1 (0.18%) 3G
10 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.18%) GPRS
10 1 (0.18%) GSM
10 1 (0.18%) LTE
10 1 (0.18%) Network Security
10 1 (0.18%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.02%) NoSQL
2 39 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 35 (6.15%) Big Data
4 29 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 24 (4.22%) MySQL
6 19 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.28%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.93%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (1.23%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.23%) CouchDB
11 7 (1.23%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.23%) Redis
11 7 (1.23%) Riak
12 6 (1.05%) BigQuery
13 5 (0.88%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 85 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 51 (8.96%) JIRA
3 38 (6.68%) Eclipse
4 37 (6.50%) Jenkins
4 37 (6.50%) JUnit
5 36 (6.33%) Maven
6 24 (4.22%) Bitbucket
6 24 (4.22%) TeamCity
7 22 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (3.69%) Subversion
9 18 (3.16%) Cucumber
10 15 (2.64%) Calabash
11 13 (2.28%) Artifactory
12 12 (2.11%) Gradle
13 11 (1.93%) JBehave
13 11 (1.93%) Visual Studio
14 10 (1.76%) Mockito
14 10 (1.76%) MSBuild
15 8 (1.41%) Android Studio
15 8 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 113 (19.86%) Electronics
2 104 (18.28%) Finance
3 67 (11.78%) Marketing
4 66 (11.60%) Telecoms
5 64 (11.25%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.81%) Banking
7 14 (2.46%) Games
8 10 (1.76%) Advertising
9 8 (1.41%) Private Banking
10 7 (1.23%) Law
11 6 (1.05%) Automotive
12 5 (0.88%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.88%) German Language
13 4 (0.70%) French Language
14 2 (0.35%) Avionics
14 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.35%) Legal
14 2 (0.35%) Military
15 1 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 264 (46.40%) Software Engineer
2 199 (34.97%) Developer
3 95 (16.70%) Java Engineer
4 79 (13.88%) Java Software Engineer
5 71 (12.48%) C++ Software Engineer
6 69 (12.13%) Java Developer
7 58 (10.19%) Software Developer
8 54 (9.49%) Senior Developer
9 48 (8.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 44 (7.73%) Senior Software Engineer
11 39 (6.85%) C Software Engineer
12 38 (6.68%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 37 (6.50%) Embedded Engineer
14 35 (6.15%) Software Manager
15 32 (5.62%) .NET Developer
16 31 (5.45%) Graduate
17 30 (5.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 27 (4.75%) C# Developer
19 26 (4.57%) Java Software Developer
19 26 (4.57%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (25.13%) HTML
2 103 (18.10%) CSS
3 100 (17.57%) AngularJS
4 99 (17.40%) .NET
5 83 (14.59%) HTML5
6 71 (12.48%) Spring
7 55 (9.67%) REST
8 48 (8.44%) RESTful
8 48 (8.44%) Web Services
9 46 (8.08%) React
10 44 (7.73%) Node.js
11 43 (7.56%) XML
12 38 (6.68%) J2EE
13 35 (6.15%) Kafka
14 34 (5.98%) JSON
15 32 (5.62%) Hibernate
16 26 (4.57%) ASP.NET
16 26 (4.57%) Ruby on Rails
16 26 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 24 (4.22%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 96 (16.87%) Computer Science
2 65 (11.42%) User Experience
3 32 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (5.27%) Embedded Systems
5 27 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (4.39%) Algorithms
7 22 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (3.87%) Management Information System
8 21 (3.69%) Cyberthreat
9 20 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
10 11 (1.93%) Device Driver
10 11 (1.93%) Robotics
11 10 (1.76%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.41%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.23%) Fintech
14 6 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
15 5 (0.88%) Digital TV
15 5 (0.88%) Internet of Things
16 4 (0.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 155 (27.24%) Linux
2 47 (8.26%) Windows
3 28 (4.92%) Unix
4 22 (3.87%) Android
5 19 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 12 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (18.28%) TDD
3 98 (17.22%) Microservices
4 82 (14.41%) Scrum
5 80 (14.06%) OO
6 69 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
7 64 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (11.07%) Digital Marketing
8 63 (11.07%) Programme Management
8 63 (11.07%) UML
9 55 (9.67%) Open Source
10 53 (9.31%) Mentoring
11 52 (9.14%) Web Development
12 49 (8.61%) Test Automation
13 47 (8.26%) Unit Testing
14 46 (8.08%) BDD
15 42 (7.38%) SDLC
16 38 (6.68%) Functional Programming
16 38 (6.68%) Validation
17 36 (6.33%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 287 (50.44%) Java
2 173 (30.40%) JavaScript
3 150 (26.36%) C++
4 129 (22.67%) C
5 107 (18.80%) SQL
6 100 (17.57%) C#
7 79 (13.88%) Python
8 39 (6.85%) Scala
9 28 (4.92%) Clojure
9 28 (4.92%) Ruby
10 27 (4.75%) MATLAB
11 19 (3.34%) Embedded C
12 13 (2.28%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.28%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.11%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.93%) Perl
14 11 (1.93%) PHP
14 11 (1.93%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.76%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.76%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 157 (27.59%) Degree
2 95 (16.70%) Security Cleared
3 55 (9.67%) SC Cleared
4 54 (9.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (4.22%) DV Cleared
6 22 (3.87%) PhD
7 20 (3.51%) CISSP
7 20 (3.51%) CREST Certified
7 20 (3.51%) GCIA
7 20 (3.51%) GCIH
7 20 (3.51%) SANS
8 11 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.88%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.35%) PMP
10 2 (0.35%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.04%) QA
2 21 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.05%) GPG13
3 6 (1.05%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.88%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (0.88%) MISRA
5 4 (0.70%) ECSS
5 4 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.53%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.53%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.35%) DO-254
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 2 (0.35%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.35%) WCAG
8 1 (0.18%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (4.39%) Docker
2 7 (1.23%) Snort
3 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) Firmware
4 1 (0.18%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.41%) HockeyApp
2 7 (1.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (1.23%) RSA enVision
3 6 (1.05%) Ansible
3 6 (1.05%) ArcSight ESM
3 6 (1.05%) RSA Archer
3 6 (1.05%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.88%) Terraform
5 4 (0.70%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 63 (11.07%) SAP
2 30 (5.27%) Oracle
3 21 (3.69%) Atlassian
4 15 (2.64%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.23%) ArcSight
5 7 (1.23%) Google
6 6 (1.05%) LogLogic
6 6 (1.05%) Sourcefire
6 6 (1.05%) Symantec
6 6 (1.05%) Trend Micro
7 5 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (0.88%) Tableau
7 5 (0.88%) VMware
8 3 (0.53%) BT
8 3 (0.53%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.35%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.35%) IBM
9 2 (0.35%) Informatica
9 2 (0.35%) Juniper
9 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com