Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 9 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 544 601 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.11% 16.88% 10.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.03% 18.14% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 415 510 293
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,925 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 3,394 3,314 3,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 94.28% 93.09% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,691 2,770 2,520
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £71,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 17 February 2019, 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.

1 284 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (42.46%) Java
3 189 (34.74%) JavaScript
4 188 (34.56%) C++
5 182 (33.46%) C#
6 135 (24.82%) C
7 133 (24.45%) HTML
8 132 (24.26%) .NET
9 116 (21.32%) Linux
9 116 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
10 114 (20.96%) Degree
11 109 (20.04%) Python
12 104 (19.12%) AngularJS
13 100 (18.38%) TDD
14 98 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
15 97 (17.83%) OO
16 91 (16.73%) Web Services
16 91 (16.73%) Scrum
17 90 (16.54%) CSS
17 90 (16.54%) SQL
17 90 (16.54%) Microservices
18 79 (14.52%) SDLC
18 79 (14.52%) Security Cleared
18 79 (14.52%) Git (software)
19 74 (13.60%) Computer Science
20 73 (13.42%) SQL Server
21 70 (12.87%) ASP.NET
22 67 (12.32%) Continuous Delivery
23 62 (11.40%) MVC
23 62 (11.40%) Finance

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 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (3.31%) Apache
2 18 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 16 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.29%) CMS
5 6 (1.10%) JBoss
5 6 (1.10%) Jetty
6 5 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.55%) Drupal
9 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.37%) WordPress
10 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.18%) Confluence
10 1 (0.18%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.18%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (5.15%) Chatbot
2 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Maya
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 116 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.78%) Slack
4 23 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (2.94%) GitHub
6 14 (2.57%) SaaS
7 12 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (2.02%) OpenShift
9 7 (1.29%) IaaS
10 6 (1.10%) PaaS
11 5 (0.92%) G Suite
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon SageMaker
12 1 (0.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.49%) Wireless
2 17 (3.13%) HTTP
3 10 (1.84%) Link 16
3 10 (1.84%) Link 22
3 10 (1.84%) Tactical Data Link
4 9 (1.65%) Internet
5 6 (1.10%) Intranet
6 5 (0.92%) SSL
7 4 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (0.74%) SAN
7 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.55%) Modbus
8 3 (0.55%) NAS
8 3 (0.55%) PPP
8 3 (0.55%) Profibus
8 3 (0.55%) RS-232
8 3 (0.55%) RS-422
8 3 (0.55%) RS-485
9 2 (0.37%) Firewall
10 1 (0.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.46%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (7.90%) MongoDB
3 43 (7.90%) MySQL
4 39 (7.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 28 (5.15%) Big Data
6 27 (4.96%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.68%) Redis
8 18 (3.31%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.76%) DB2
10 10 (1.84%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.29%) GIS
12 7 (1.29%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.10%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.10%) Event Store
14 5 (0.92%) Couchbase
14 5 (0.92%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.92%) Riak
15 3 (0.55%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 79 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 50 (9.19%) JIRA
3 39 (7.17%) Maven
4 31 (5.70%) JUnit
5 23 (4.23%) Jenkins
6 19 (3.49%) Subversion
7 16 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (2.76%) Selenium
8 15 (2.76%) Visual Studio
9 14 (2.57%) Eclipse
10 13 (2.39%) Bitbucket
11 12 (2.21%) Ant
11 12 (2.21%) Apache Ivy
11 12 (2.21%) Cucumber
12 11 (2.02%) CircleCI
12 11 (2.02%) GoCD
13 10 (1.84%) JIRA Agile
14 8 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
16 6 (1.10%) MSBuild
General
1 62 (11.40%) Finance
2 57 (10.48%) Electronics
3 39 (7.17%) Marketing
4 35 (6.43%) Manufacturing
5 34 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 29 (5.33%) Legal
7 25 (4.60%) Military
8 24 (4.41%) Aerospace
9 23 (4.23%) Retail
10 12 (2.21%) Games
10 12 (2.21%) Law
11 4 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
12 3 (0.55%) Automotive
12 3 (0.55%) Avionics
12 3 (0.55%) Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 290 (53.31%) Software Engineer
2 154 (28.31%) Developer
3 90 (16.54%) Senior Software Engineer
4 51 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 49 (9.01%) Java Engineer
5 49 (9.01%) Java Software Engineer
6 45 (8.27%) Software Developer
7 44 (8.09%) Java Developer
8 41 (7.54%) Senior Developer
9 37 (6.80%) .NET Developer
10 26 (4.78%) .NET Software Engineer
11 25 (4.60%) Java Software Developer
12 24 (4.41%) C# Software Engineer
12 24 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
13 22 (4.04%) Lead Software Engineer
14 21 (3.86%) Embedded Engineer
15 19 (3.49%) Android Developer
15 19 (3.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 19 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
16 18 (3.31%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (24.45%) HTML
2 132 (24.26%) .NET
3 104 (19.12%) AngularJS
4 91 (16.73%) Web Services
5 90 (16.54%) CSS
6 70 (12.87%) ASP.NET
7 60 (11.03%) Node.js
8 55 (10.11%) REST
9 49 (9.01%) React
10 47 (8.64%) HTML5
11 46 (8.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (8.09%) Qt
13 41 (7.54%) Kafka
14 35 (6.43%) jQuery
15 32 (5.88%) OpenCV
16 30 (5.51%) Velocity
17 27 (4.96%) Spring
18 26 (4.78%) J2EE
19 21 (3.86%) RESTful
20 20 (3.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.74%) User Experience
2 31 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (5.70%) Robotics
3 21 (3.86%) Blog
4 20 (3.68%) Algorithms
5 15 (2.76%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (2.21%) Fintech
7 9 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.65%) Internet of Things
8 8 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (1.29%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (1.29%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.10%) CUDA
10 6 (1.10%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.92%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.92%) Digital TV
11 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.74%) STB
Operating Systems
1 116 (21.32%) Linux
2 34 (6.25%) Android
3 22 (4.04%) Apple iOS
4 20 (3.68%) Unix
5 19 (3.49%) Windows
6 9 (1.65%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (18.38%) TDD
3 98 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
4 97 (17.83%) OO
5 91 (16.73%) Scrum
6 90 (16.54%) Microservices
7 79 (14.52%) SDLC
8 74 (13.60%) Computer Science
9 67 (12.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 62 (11.40%) MVC
11 60 (11.03%) Mentoring
12 52 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (9.19%) Machine Learning
13 50 (9.19%) Test Automation
14 49 (9.01%) BDD
15 47 (8.64%) Artificial Intelligence
16 42 (7.72%) DevOps
17 41 (7.54%) UML
18 40 (7.35%) Functional Programming
18 40 (7.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 231 (42.46%) Java
2 189 (34.74%) JavaScript
3 188 (34.56%) C++
4 182 (33.46%) C#
5 135 (24.82%) C
6 109 (20.04%) Python
7 90 (16.54%) SQL
8 24 (4.41%) Embedded C
9 22 (4.04%) PHP
9 22 (4.04%) Scala
10 19 (3.49%) Clojure
11 15 (2.76%) Lua
12 14 (2.57%) Kotlin
13 13 (2.39%) Ada
14 12 (2.21%) TypeScript
15 11 (2.02%) Ruby
16 9 (1.65%) VB.NET
17 8 (1.47%) Assembly Language
17 8 (1.47%) Go
17 8 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (20.96%) Degree
2 79 (14.52%) Security Cleared
3 51 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 47 (8.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.02%) PhD
6 10 (1.84%) Chartered Engineer
7 6 (1.10%) CEH
8 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.37%) PMP
9 2 (0.37%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.21%) QA
2 8 (1.47%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.10%) DO-178B
3 6 (1.10%) DO-254
4 5 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 1 (0.18%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.18%) GDPR
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) MISRA
5 1 (0.18%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) PMO
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (10.29%) Docker
2 5 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.74%) Firmware
4 1 (0.18%) GPFS
4 1 (0.18%) Lustre
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (5.33%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.76%) Terraform
3 5 (0.92%) Ansible
4 4 (0.74%) PTC Integrity
5 3 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.37%) Puppet
7 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (4.96%) SAP
2 23 (4.23%) Atlassian
3 22 (4.04%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.49%) Oracle
5 14 (2.57%) Google
6 5 (0.92%) IBM
6 5 (0.92%) Workday
7 4 (0.74%) PTC
8 3 (0.55%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.55%) Teradata
8 3 (0.55%) VMware
9 2 (0.37%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.37%) Panasonic
9 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.37%) Zend
10 1 (0.18%) Atmel
10 1 (0.18%) Dataiku
10 1 (0.18%) ESRI
10 1 (0.18%) Sitecore