Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 12 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 636 544 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 16.35% 14.22% 12.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.69% 15.45% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 525 465 397
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £36,100 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +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 3,596 3,522 3,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 92.47% 92.08% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,969 2,932 2,778
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 310 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (42.77%) Java
3 205 (32.23%) C++
4 159 (25.00%) Linux
5 145 (22.80%) JavaScript
6 129 (20.28%) Scrum
7 127 (19.97%) TDD
8 121 (19.03%) C#
9 117 (18.40%) C
10 116 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
11 110 (17.30%) HTML
11 110 (17.30%) SQL
12 107 (16.82%) Python
12 107 (16.82%) Degree
12 107 (16.82%) NoSQL
13 101 (15.88%) Git (software)
13 101 (15.88%) OO
14 98 (15.41%) Electronics
15 87 (13.68%) User Experience
16 86 (13.52%) Computer Science
17 81 (12.74%) BDD
18 80 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
18 80 (12.58%) AngularJS
19 77 (12.11%) .NET
20 75 (11.79%) DevOps
21 74 (11.64%) Security Cleared
22 71 (11.16%) Web Services
22 71 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
22 71 (11.16%) HTML5
23 69 (10.85%) 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 37 (5.82%) Apache
2 36 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 26 (4.09%) JBoss
4 21 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (3.30%) WebLogic
5 17 (2.67%) Jetty
6 15 (2.36%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.04%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.26%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.10%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.94%) CMS
11 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.31%) Confluence
12 2 (0.31%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.31%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.16%) Drupal
13 1 (0.16%) IIS
13 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.42%) Simulink
2 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.93%) Serverless
4 23 (3.62%) Amazon Kinesis
5 22 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (1.89%) SaaS
7 11 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.73%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.42%) GitHub
9 8 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.94%) Office 365
11 5 (0.79%) PaaS
12 4 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.31%) npm
13 2 (0.31%) Slack
14 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.60%) Wireless
2 17 (2.67%) Internet
3 15 (2.36%) SMS
4 13 (2.04%) HTTP
5 12 (1.89%) Ethernet
6 10 (1.57%) Firewall
7 8 (1.26%) Bluetooth
8 7 (1.10%) Extranet
8 7 (1.10%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.63%) SAN
10 3 (0.47%) Network Security
11 2 (0.31%) Intranet
11 2 (0.31%) NAS
11 2 (0.31%) VPN
12 1 (0.16%) Junos
12 1 (0.16%) RS-232
12 1 (0.16%) RS-485
12 1 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (16.82%) NoSQL
2 64 (10.06%) Big Data
3 58 (9.12%) MongoDB
4 46 (7.23%) SQL Server
5 45 (7.08%) Hadoop
6 33 (5.19%) MySQL
7 31 (4.87%) Redis
8 28 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (3.62%) Amazon Redshift
10 19 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (2.83%) Relational Database
11 18 (2.83%) Riak
12 17 (2.67%) Couchbase
13 13 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.57%) Neo4j
15 9 (1.42%) Power BI
16 8 (1.26%) Amazon Athena
16 8 (1.26%) BigQuery
16 8 (1.26%) Impala
16 8 (1.26%) Presto
Development Applications
1 101 (15.88%) Git (software)
2 60 (9.43%) JIRA
3 49 (7.70%) Maven
4 46 (7.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 46 (7.23%) JUnit
5 45 (7.08%) Bitbucket
6 42 (6.60%) Jenkins
7 37 (5.82%) Subversion
8 33 (5.19%) Calabash
8 33 (5.19%) Eclipse
8 33 (5.19%) fastlane
9 22 (3.46%) Cucumber
10 21 (3.30%) Android Studio
10 21 (3.30%) Ant
10 21 (3.30%) Gradle
10 21 (3.30%) Mockito
11 19 (2.99%) TeamCity
12 18 (2.83%) Selenium
13 16 (2.52%) Visual Studio
14 15 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (15.41%) Electronics
2 69 (10.85%) Finance
3 44 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.56%) Manufacturing
5 25 (3.93%) Marketing
6 22 (3.46%) Games
7 18 (2.83%) Aerospace
8 17 (2.67%) Law
9 14 (2.20%) Banking
10 10 (1.57%) Retail
11 5 (0.79%) Legal
12 4 (0.63%) French Language
12 4 (0.63%) German Language
12 4 (0.63%) Military
13 2 (0.31%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) Automotive
13 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 304 (47.80%) Software Engineer
2 230 (36.16%) Developer
3 95 (14.94%) Java Developer
4 90 (14.15%) C++ Software Engineer
5 72 (11.32%) Senior Developer
6 71 (11.16%) Java Engineer
7 58 (9.12%) Senior Software Engineer
8 56 (8.81%) Java Software Engineer
9 50 (7.86%) Software Developer
10 47 (7.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 38 (5.97%) Embedded Engineer
12 36 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
12 36 (5.66%) Senior Software Developer
13 35 (5.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 33 (5.19%) Java Software Developer
15 30 (4.72%) C Software Engineer
15 30 (4.72%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 29 (4.56%) Android Developer
17 28 (4.40%) .NET Developer
18 25 (3.93%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (17.30%) HTML
2 80 (12.58%) AngularJS
3 77 (12.11%) .NET
4 71 (11.16%) HTML5
4 71 (11.16%) Web Services
5 61 (9.59%) CSS
6 56 (8.81%) Spring
7 51 (8.02%) REST
8 47 (7.39%) XML
9 45 (7.08%) React
9 45 (7.08%) RESTful
10 41 (6.45%) Hibernate
11 38 (5.97%) JPA
12 28 (4.40%) J2EE
13 25 (3.93%) CSS3
14 22 (3.46%) Node.js
15 21 (3.30%) Middleware
15 21 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (3.14%) Kafka
17 19 (2.99%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.68%) User Experience
2 86 (13.52%) Computer Science
3 32 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (4.72%) Algorithms
5 22 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.99%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (1.73%) Fintech
9 10 (1.57%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.57%) Internet of Things
9 10 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.26%) Clustering
11 6 (0.94%) RIA
12 5 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.79%) EPoS
12 5 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.79%) PMI
13 4 (0.63%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 159 (25.00%) Linux
2 54 (8.49%) Android
3 39 (6.13%) Apple iOS
4 36 (5.66%) Windows
5 25 (3.93%) Unix
6 16 (2.52%) FreeRTOS
7 15 (2.36%) SafeRTOS
8 6 (0.94%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.63%) CentOS
9 4 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (20.28%) Scrum
3 127 (19.97%) TDD
4 116 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
5 101 (15.88%) OO
6 81 (12.74%) BDD
7 80 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (11.79%) DevOps
9 65 (10.22%) Test Automation
10 64 (10.06%) UML
11 57 (8.96%) Machine Learning
11 57 (8.96%) Microservices
12 56 (8.81%) SDLC
13 54 (8.49%) Mentoring
14 52 (8.18%) Open Source
15 43 (6.76%) Kanban
16 42 (6.60%) Android Development
17 41 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
18 39 (6.13%) Continuous Deployment
19 36 (5.66%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 272 (42.77%) Java
2 205 (32.23%) C++
3 145 (22.80%) JavaScript
4 121 (19.03%) C#
5 117 (18.40%) C
6 110 (17.30%) SQL
7 107 (16.82%) Python
8 35 (5.50%) PHP
8 35 (5.50%) Scala
9 31 (4.87%) Ruby
10 30 (4.72%) Embedded C
11 15 (2.36%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.89%) MATLAB
12 12 (1.89%) Objective-C
12 12 (1.89%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.73%) Embedded C++
14 10 (1.57%) Assembly Language
14 10 (1.57%) Erlang
15 9 (1.42%) Clojure
16 8 (1.26%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 107 (16.82%) Degree
2 74 (11.64%) Security Cleared
3 44 (6.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (4.56%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.89%) PhD
6 10 (1.57%) Master's Degree
7 9 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.79%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.31%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.31%) ISEB
9 2 (0.31%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.16%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.25%) QA
2 11 (1.73%) ECSS
3 10 (1.57%) IEC 61508
3 10 (1.57%) ISO 15765
4 7 (1.10%) MISRA
5 6 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.79%) WCAG
7 4 (0.63%) Def Stans
8 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.47%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.47%) GCP
8 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.31%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.16%) EMIR
10 1 (0.16%) MiFID
10 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (8.33%) Docker
2 14 (2.20%) Firmware
3 11 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.31%) GPFS
4 2 (0.31%) Lustre
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (6.29%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (4.56%) Ansible
3 26 (4.09%) Puppet
4 22 (3.46%) Kubernetes
5 21 (3.30%) HockeyApp
6 10 (1.57%) Terraform
7 4 (0.63%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.47%) Mesos
8 3 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 48 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.08%) Atlassian
3 35 (5.50%) Google
4 24 (3.77%) Oracle
4 24 (3.77%) SAP
5 19 (2.99%) IBM
6 9 (1.42%) Xamarin
6 9 (1.42%) Zend
7 8 (1.26%) Tableau
8 6 (0.94%) Adobe
9 4 (0.63%) EMC
9 4 (0.63%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.47%) Rockwell
10 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.47%) Siemens
10 3 (0.47%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.31%) New Relic
12 1 (0.16%) ESRI
12 1 (0.16%) Twitter
12 1 (0.16%) WSO2