Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 568 532 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.16% 14.02% 9.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.26% 15.15% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 469 441 263
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £29,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £46,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.20% -8.89% +12.50%

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 3,493 3,512 3,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.25% 92.54% 91.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,855 2,896 2,627
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,864 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.06% +5.00% -

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 262 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (41.73%) Java
3 211 (37.15%) C++
4 159 (27.99%) Linux
5 134 (23.59%) Scrum
6 128 (22.54%) JavaScript
7 122 (21.48%) C
7 122 (21.48%) C#
8 107 (18.84%) Degree
9 96 (16.90%) Python
10 91 (16.02%) OO
10 91 (16.02%) TDD
11 88 (15.49%) Security Cleared
12 84 (14.79%) Git (software)
13 82 (14.44%) HTML
14 81 (14.26%) Computer Science
14 81 (14.26%) Problem-Solving
15 80 (14.08%) NoSQL
16 78 (13.73%) SQL
17 75 (13.20%) .NET
18 74 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
19 73 (12.85%) AngularJS
19 73 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
20 69 (12.15%) Web Services
21 68 (11.97%) UML
22 67 (11.80%) DevOps
23 66 (11.62%) SDLC
24 60 (10.56%) Docker
25 58 (10.21%) Machine Learning
26 56 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure

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 32 (5.63%) Apache
2 24 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.29%) JBoss
3 13 (2.29%) Jetty
3 13 (2.29%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.88%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.88%) CMS
8 3 (0.53%) Confluence
8 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.35%) WordPress
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.18%) Drupal
10 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.88%) Simulink
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) Maya
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 74 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.46%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (3.52%) Serverless
5 13 (2.29%) SaaS
6 12 (2.11%) Amazon Kinesis
7 10 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.41%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.06%) Office 365
11 5 (0.88%) PaaS
12 3 (0.53%) Slack
13 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.35%) npm
14 1 (0.18%) Azure Functions
14 1 (0.18%) GitHub
14 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.46%) Wireless
2 13 (2.29%) Firewall
3 10 (1.76%) Ethernet
3 10 (1.76%) HTTP
4 9 (1.58%) SMS
4 9 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (1.41%) SAN
6 7 (1.23%) Extranet
7 5 (0.88%) NAS
8 4 (0.70%) Internet
8 4 (0.70%) RS-232
8 4 (0.70%) RS-485
9 3 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.53%) Modbus
9 3 (0.53%) Network Security
9 3 (0.53%) PPP
9 3 (0.53%) Profibus
9 3 (0.53%) RS-422
10 2 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.08%) NoSQL
2 49 (8.63%) MongoDB
3 37 (6.51%) Hadoop
4 36 (6.34%) SQL Server
5 35 (6.16%) Big Data
6 31 (5.46%) MySQL
7 24 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (3.70%) Redis
9 20 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (3.35%) Relational Database
11 13 (2.29%) Couchbase
11 13 (2.29%) Riak
12 12 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.76%) Neo4j
15 7 (1.23%) DB2
15 7 (1.23%) MarkLogic
16 5 (0.88%) GIS
16 5 (0.88%) RDBMS
17 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 84 (14.79%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.33%) Maven
3 46 (8.10%) Jenkins
4 37 (6.51%) JIRA
5 32 (5.63%) Subversion
6 30 (5.28%) JUnit
7 29 (5.11%) Eclipse
8 26 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (4.23%) Bitbucket
10 20 (3.52%) Ant
11 18 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
12 17 (2.99%) Selenium
12 17 (2.99%) Visual Studio
13 15 (2.64%) Cucumber
14 14 (2.46%) PHPUnit
14 14 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (2.29%) Gerrit
15 13 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
16 12 (2.11%) GCC
16 12 (2.11%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (8.10%) Electronics
2 40 (7.04%) Finance
3 32 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 23 (4.05%) Games
6 20 (3.52%) Marketing
7 19 (3.35%) Aerospace
8 13 (2.29%) Law
9 12 (2.11%) Retail
10 9 (1.58%) Military
11 4 (0.70%) Banking
12 3 (0.53%) Advertising
12 3 (0.53%) Automotive
12 3 (0.53%) Legal
13 2 (0.35%) Avionics
13 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 305 (53.70%) Software Engineer
2 171 (30.11%) Developer
3 87 (15.32%) C++ Software Engineer
4 66 (11.62%) Java Developer
4 66 (11.62%) Java Engineer
5 60 (10.56%) Senior Developer
6 55 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
7 53 (9.33%) Software Developer
8 52 (9.15%) Senior Software Engineer
9 42 (7.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 35 (6.16%) Senior Software Developer
11 31 (5.46%) C# Software Engineer
11 31 (5.46%) Embedded Engineer
11 31 (5.46%) Java Software Developer
11 31 (5.46%) Senior Java Developer
12 30 (5.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 26 (4.58%) .NET Developer
13 26 (4.58%) Lead Developer
14 24 (4.23%) C++ Developer
14 24 (4.23%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (14.44%) HTML
2 75 (13.20%) .NET
3 73 (12.85%) AngularJS
4 69 (12.15%) Web Services
5 48 (8.45%) HTML5
6 47 (8.27%) CSS
7 43 (7.57%) Spring
8 39 (6.87%) REST
8 39 (6.87%) XML
9 38 (6.69%) React
9 38 (6.69%) RESTful
10 37 (6.51%) Hibernate
11 29 (5.11%) JPA
12 27 (4.75%) J2EE
13 25 (4.40%) Qt
14 21 (3.70%) Node.js
15 18 (3.17%) .NET Core
15 18 (3.17%) CSS3
15 18 (3.17%) Laravel
16 17 (2.99%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 81 (14.26%) Computer Science
2 52 (9.15%) User Experience
3 43 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (5.11%) Algorithms
5 24 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
6 23 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.17%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 10 (1.76%) Fintech
8 10 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.76%) Robotics
9 8 (1.41%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (1.06%) CUDA
12 5 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (0.88%) EPoS
12 5 (0.88%) PMI
13 4 (0.70%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.53%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 159 (27.99%) Linux
2 40 (7.04%) Android
3 35 (6.16%) Apple iOS
4 30 (5.28%) Windows
5 18 (3.17%) Unix
6 10 (1.76%) FreeRTOS
6 10 (1.76%) SafeRTOS
7 7 (1.23%) CentOS
8 6 (1.06%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (23.59%) Scrum
3 91 (16.02%) OO
3 91 (16.02%) TDD
4 81 (14.26%) Problem-Solving
5 73 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (11.97%) UML
7 67 (11.80%) DevOps
8 66 (11.62%) SDLC
9 58 (10.21%) Machine Learning
10 54 (9.51%) BDD
11 40 (7.04%) Mathematics
11 40 (7.04%) Open Source
12 39 (6.87%) Test Automation
13 38 (6.69%) Validation
14 37 (6.51%) Microservices
14 37 (6.51%) SOA
15 35 (6.16%) Mentoring
16 32 (5.63%) Continuous Deployment
16 32 (5.63%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 237 (41.73%) Java
2 211 (37.15%) C++
3 128 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 122 (21.48%) C
4 122 (21.48%) C#
5 96 (16.90%) Python
6 78 (13.73%) SQL
7 36 (6.34%) PHP
8 23 (4.05%) Embedded C
9 19 (3.35%) Scala
9 19 (3.35%) TypeScript
10 17 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.11%) Ruby
12 11 (1.94%) Assembly Language
13 9 (1.58%) Erlang
14 8 (1.41%) MATLAB
15 7 (1.23%) Embedded C++
16 6 (1.06%) Ada
17 5 (0.88%) Java 8
17 5 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 107 (18.84%) Degree
2 88 (15.49%) Security Cleared
3 44 (7.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (6.34%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.82%) PhD
6 8 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.35%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.87%) QA
2 13 (2.29%) ECSS
2 13 (2.29%) IEC 61508
3 10 (1.76%) ISO 15765
4 6 (1.06%) MISRA
5 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.53%) Def Stans
7 3 (0.53%) GCP
7 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.35%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.35%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.35%) WCAG
9 1 (0.18%) GDPR
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (10.56%) Docker
2 14 (2.46%) Firmware
3 11 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.53%) GPFS
4 3 (0.53%) Lustre
5 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (5.46%) Kubernetes
1 31 (5.46%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (4.05%) Puppet
3 22 (3.87%) Ansible
4 10 (1.76%) Terraform
5 9 (1.58%) HockeyApp
6 5 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.70%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.70%) PTC Integrity
8 3 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.53%) Mesos
8 3 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 38 (6.69%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.93%) Google
3 24 (4.23%) Atlassian
4 22 (3.87%) Oracle
5 21 (3.70%) IBM
6 14 (2.46%) SAP
7 10 (1.76%) Zend
8 9 (1.58%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.06%) Adobe
11 4 (0.70%) PTC
11 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.53%) Rockwell
12 3 (0.53%) Siemens
13 2 (0.35%) New Relic
14 1 (0.18%) Atmel
14 1 (0.18%) Juniper
14 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.18%) Twitter