Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 549 567 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.65% 14.71% 8.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.60% 15.79% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 443 468 245
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £47,960 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.17% +0.97% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £29,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3,519 3,590 2,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.89% 93.13% 92.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,828 2,965 2,541
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Bristol

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 278 (50.64%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (43.53%) Java
3 197 (35.88%) C++
4 150 (27.32%) JavaScript
5 147 (26.78%) C#
6 142 (25.87%) Linux
7 130 (23.68%) Scrum
8 119 (21.68%) C
9 115 (20.95%) Degree
10 108 (19.67%) TDD
11 104 (18.94%) HTML
11 104 (18.94%) .NET
12 100 (18.21%) Amazon AWS
13 95 (17.30%) AngularJS
14 91 (16.58%) OO
15 88 (16.03%) Python
15 88 (16.03%) SDLC
16 86 (15.66%) Web Services
17 85 (15.48%) Security Cleared
18 80 (14.57%) Computer Science
19 78 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
20 76 (13.84%) SQL
21 74 (13.48%) Git (software)
22 66 (12.02%) CSS
22 66 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
23 64 (11.66%) UML
24 63 (11.48%) Docker
25 60 (10.93%) User Experience
25 60 (10.93%) Maven
26 58 (10.56%) Machine Learning

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 25 (4.55%) Apache
2 19 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (3.10%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.64%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.46%) JBoss
5 8 (1.46%) Jetty
6 7 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.91%) CMS
8 5 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.73%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.55%) Drupal
11 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.36%) WordPress
12 1 (0.18%) Confluence
12 1 (0.18%) IIS
12 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (2.00%) Chatbot
2 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.73%) Simulink
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Maya
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 100 (18.21%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (3.28%) Slack
5 16 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (2.37%) SaaS
7 12 (2.19%) GitHub
8 7 (1.28%) IaaS
8 7 (1.28%) PaaS
9 6 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (1.09%) Serverless
10 5 (0.91%) G Suite
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.36%) npm
11 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.55%) HTTP
2 12 (2.19%) Firewall
3 9 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.64%) Wireless
4 8 (1.46%) Intranet
5 7 (1.28%) Extranet
5 7 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (1.28%) SAN
6 5 (0.91%) NAS
6 5 (0.91%) SSL
7 4 (0.73%) Modbus
7 4 (0.73%) PPP
7 4 (0.73%) Profibus
7 4 (0.73%) RS-232
7 4 (0.73%) RS-422
7 4 (0.73%) RS-485
8 3 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.55%) Network Security
9 2 (0.36%) Internet
10 1 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.93%) MongoDB
2 49 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 38 (6.92%) MySQL
4 36 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (4.74%) Big Data
5 26 (4.74%) Hadoop
6 23 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 22 (4.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (3.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (2.91%) Redis
10 15 (2.73%) DB2
11 12 (2.19%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.28%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.28%) MarkLogic
12 7 (1.28%) Riak
13 6 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.09%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.09%) Event Store
13 6 (1.09%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 74 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 60 (10.93%) Maven
3 48 (8.74%) Jenkins
4 33 (6.01%) Subversion
5 31 (5.65%) JIRA
6 25 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 24 (4.37%) JUnit
8 22 (4.01%) Ant
9 18 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (2.91%) Apache Ivy
11 14 (2.55%) Selenium
12 13 (2.37%) Bitbucket
12 13 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (2.19%) GCC
13 12 (2.19%) Gerrit
13 12 (2.19%) PHPUnit
14 9 (1.64%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
15 8 (1.46%) CircleCI
15 8 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (8.20%) Finance
2 38 (6.92%) Electronics
3 31 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.74%) Manufacturing
5 25 (4.55%) Marketing
6 23 (4.19%) Retail
7 18 (3.28%) Games
8 12 (2.19%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.46%) Law
10 6 (1.09%) Military
11 5 (0.91%) Automotive
11 5 (0.91%) Banking
12 4 (0.73%) Legal
13 3 (0.55%) Advertising
13 3 (0.55%) Avionics
14 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 291 (53.01%) Software Engineer
2 163 (29.69%) Developer
3 86 (15.66%) C++ Software Engineer
4 69 (12.57%) Java Engineer
5 67 (12.20%) Senior Software Engineer
6 65 (11.84%) Java Software Engineer
7 58 (10.56%) Senior Developer
8 51 (9.29%) Java Developer
9 45 (8.20%) Software Developer
10 36 (6.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 31 (5.65%) .NET Developer
12 30 (5.46%) C# Software Engineer
13 29 (5.28%) Java Software Developer
14 25 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
14 25 (4.55%) C++ Developer
14 25 (4.55%) Lead Developer
15 24 (4.37%) Senior Java Developer
15 24 (4.37%) Senior Java Engineer
15 24 (4.37%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 24 (4.37%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (18.94%) .NET
1 104 (18.94%) HTML
2 95 (17.30%) AngularJS
3 86 (15.66%) Web Services
4 66 (12.02%) CSS
5 48 (8.74%) REST
6 46 (8.38%) HTML5
7 45 (8.20%) ASP.NET
8 35 (6.38%) Node.js
9 33 (6.01%) Qt
9 33 (6.01%) RESTful
10 32 (5.83%) React
10 32 (5.83%) Spring
11 31 (5.65%) J2EE
11 31 (5.65%) XML
12 29 (5.28%) Hibernate
12 29 (5.28%) Kafka
13 26 (4.74%) OpenCV
14 24 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (4.01%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.57%) Computer Science
2 60 (10.93%) User Experience
3 41 (7.47%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (5.10%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (4.37%) Robotics
6 21 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.19%) Digital Media
9 11 (2.00%) Blog
9 11 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 10 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.82%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.28%) Fintech
12 5 (0.91%) CUDA
13 4 (0.73%) CAN bus
13 4 (0.73%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.73%) EPoS
14 3 (0.55%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 142 (25.87%) Linux
2 31 (5.65%) Android
3 26 (4.74%) Apple iOS
4 23 (4.19%) Unix
5 20 (3.64%) Windows
6 7 (1.28%) CentOS
7 4 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (50.64%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (23.68%) Scrum
3 108 (19.67%) TDD
4 91 (16.58%) OO
5 88 (16.03%) SDLC
6 78 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
8 64 (11.66%) UML
9 58 (10.56%) Machine Learning
10 54 (9.84%) DevOps
10 54 (9.84%) Mentoring
11 51 (9.29%) Microservices
12 50 (9.11%) MVC
13 49 (8.93%) BDD
14 45 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
14 45 (8.20%) Open Source
15 39 (7.10%) Continuous Deployment
15 39 (7.10%) SOA
16 36 (6.56%) Mathematics
17 34 (6.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 239 (43.53%) Java
2 197 (35.88%) C++
3 150 (27.32%) JavaScript
4 147 (26.78%) C#
5 119 (21.68%) C
6 88 (16.03%) Python
7 76 (13.84%) SQL
8 34 (6.19%) PHP
9 22 (4.01%) Scala
10 21 (3.83%) TypeScript
11 16 (2.91%) Embedded C
11 16 (2.91%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.37%) Ruby
13 11 (2.00%) Clojure
14 7 (1.28%) Ada
14 7 (1.28%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.09%) Assembly Language
15 6 (1.09%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.09%) Java 8
16 5 (0.91%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 115 (20.95%) Degree
2 85 (15.48%) Security Cleared
3 44 (8.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (5.65%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.55%) PhD
6 5 (0.91%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.73%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.64%) QA
2 12 (2.19%) ECSS
3 6 (1.09%) MISRA
4 5 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.55%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.55%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.36%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.36%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.18%) GDPR
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (11.48%) Docker
2 5 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.91%) Firmware
3 2 (0.36%) GPFS
3 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.36%) Lustre
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (6.74%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.73%) Terraform
3 10 (1.82%) Ansible
3 10 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.64%) Puppet
5 5 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (0.73%) PTC Integrity
7 3 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.18%) Mesos
Vendors
1 27 (4.92%) Oracle
2 26 (4.74%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.19%) Google
4 16 (2.91%) SAP
5 14 (2.55%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.19%) IBM
7 10 (1.82%) Zend
8 9 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.09%) Adobe
10 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.91%) Workday
11 4 (0.73%) PTC
12 3 (0.55%) VMware
13 2 (0.36%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.36%) Panasonic
14 1 (0.18%) Atmel
14 1 (0.18%) Rockwell
14 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.18%) Twitter
14 1 (0.18%) Xamarin