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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South West / Bristol
Rank 15 13 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 247 293 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.44% 15.82% 9.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.78% 17.66% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 210 269 154
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1671 1659 1638
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.91% 89.58% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1375 1449 1374
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 226 (55.12%) Java
2 209 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (33.17%) Degree
4 128 (31.22%) C#
5 124 (30.24%) JavaScript
6 108 (26.34%) .NET
7 107 (26.10%) C++
8 97 (23.66%) HTML
9 91 (22.20%) Linux
10 79 (19.27%) OO
11 69 (16.83%) TDD
12 66 (16.10%) Finance
13 63 (15.37%) C
14 57 (13.90%) Windows
15 56 (13.66%) Spring
16 55 (13.41%) Python
17 54 (13.17%) REST
18 52 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
19 51 (12.44%) SQL
19 51 (12.44%) Scrum
20 50 (12.20%) Web Services
21 49 (11.95%) Open Source
21 49 (11.95%) HTML5
22 48 (11.71%) BDD
23 46 (11.22%) AngularJS
23 46 (11.22%) Jenkins
23 46 (11.22%) Security Cleared
23 46 (11.22%) CSS
24 44 (10.73%) Mentoring
24 44 (10.73%) SDLC

Software Engineering
Top Related 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 (7.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.71%) Drupal
4 6 (1.46%) DNN
5 5 (1.22%) Apache
6 4 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.98%) IIS
7 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.24%) CMS
9 1 (0.24%) Confluence
9 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.24%) JBoss
9 1 (0.24%) Kentico
9 1 (0.24%) nginx
9 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.68%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.20%) MS Office
4 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.20%) IaaS
3 9 (2.20%) PaaS
4 5 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.98%) SaaS
6 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.49%) Heroku
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.83%) TCP/IP
2 24 (5.85%) Internet
3 13 (3.17%) Firewall
4 12 (2.93%) Wireshark
5 9 (2.20%) HTTP
6 3 (0.73%) DNS
7 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.49%) FTP
7 2 (0.49%) IPv4
7 2 (0.49%) IPv6
7 2 (0.49%) Wireless
8 1 (0.24%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.24%) LTE
8 1 (0.24%) Modbus
8 1 (0.24%) Profibus
8 1 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.24%) SSL
8 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.34%) NoSQL
3 14 (3.41%) MySQL
3 14 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.95%) MongoDB
4 8 (1.95%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.22%) Big Data
5 5 (1.22%) DB2
6 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.73%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (11.22%) Jenkins
2 36 (8.78%) Maven
3 32 (7.80%) SonarQube
4 30 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 26 (6.34%) Mockito
6 19 (4.63%) Visual Studio
7 16 (3.90%) Subversion
8 14 (3.41%) Rational DOORS
8 14 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (2.93%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.20%) JIRA
11 8 (1.95%) JUnit
12 7 (1.71%) GCC
13 6 (1.46%) NUnit
13 6 (1.46%) Selenium
13 6 (1.46%) Vagrant
14 5 (1.22%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.98%) MSTest
16 3 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
16 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (16.10%) Finance
2 37 (9.02%) Games
3 22 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.88%) Aerospace
5 19 (4.63%) Electronics
6 18 (4.39%) Marketing
7 14 (3.41%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.44%) Military
9 9 (2.20%) Advertising
10 8 (1.95%) Automotive
11 7 (1.71%) Banking
11 7 (1.71%) Retail
12 5 (1.22%) Avionics
12 5 (1.22%) Publishing
13 4 (0.98%) Legal
14 1 (0.24%) Back Office
14 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 183 (44.63%) Developer
2 146 (35.61%) Software Engineer
3 50 (12.20%) Java Developer
4 42 (10.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 41 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 36 (8.78%) Java Engineer
7 34 (8.29%) Java Software Engineer
8 32 (7.80%) .NET Developer
9 27 (6.59%) C# Developer
10 25 (6.10%) Analyst
10 25 (6.10%) Graduate
10 25 (6.10%) Junior
10 25 (6.10%) Lead Developer
10 25 (6.10%) Salesforce Developer
11 23 (5.61%) Embedded Engineer
12 20 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (4.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 18 (4.39%) Software Developer
15 17 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
15 17 (4.15%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (26.34%) .NET
2 97 (23.66%) HTML
3 56 (13.66%) Spring
4 54 (13.17%) REST
5 50 (12.20%) Web Services
6 49 (11.95%) HTML5
7 46 (11.22%) AngularJS
7 46 (11.22%) CSS
8 34 (8.29%) jQuery
9 33 (8.05%) SOAP
10 32 (7.80%) JSR 170
10 32 (7.80%) OSGi
11 29 (7.07%) XML
12 28 (6.83%) React
13 25 (6.10%) Node.js
14 24 (5.85%) PowerMock
14 24 (5.85%) RESTful
15 23 (5.61%) Hibernate
16 22 (5.37%) ASP.NET
17 20 (4.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.34%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (1.71%) User Experience
8 5 (1.22%) CMDB
8 5 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.22%) Digital TV
8 5 (1.22%) Streaming Video
9 4 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (0.98%) MPEG
9 4 (0.98%) Verilog
9 4 (0.98%) VHDL
10 3 (0.73%) CAN bus
10 3 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.73%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.73%) Life Science
10 3 (0.73%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 91 (22.20%) Linux
2 57 (13.90%) Windows
3 29 (7.07%) Unix
4 10 (2.44%) Android
5 7 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.49%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (19.27%) OO
3 69 (16.83%) TDD
4 52 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (12.44%) Scrum
6 49 (11.95%) Open Source
7 48 (11.71%) BDD
8 44 (10.73%) Mentoring
8 44 (10.73%) SDLC
9 39 (9.51%) MVC
10 37 (9.02%) UML
11 34 (8.29%) Unit Testing
11 34 (8.29%) Web Development
12 33 (8.05%) Mathematics
13 30 (7.32%) Microservices
14 27 (6.59%) Coaching
15 25 (6.10%) Line Management
16 23 (5.61%) Information Security
16 23 (5.61%) SIEM
17 22 (5.37%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 226 (55.12%) Java
2 128 (31.22%) C#
3 124 (30.24%) JavaScript
4 107 (26.10%) C++
5 63 (15.37%) C
6 55 (13.41%) Python
7 51 (12.44%) SQL
8 38 (9.27%) Scala
9 26 (6.34%) Apex Code
10 17 (4.15%) VB.NET
11 16 (3.90%) PHP
12 14 (3.41%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.20%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.95%) Ada
14 8 (1.95%) Fortran
15 7 (1.71%) Ruby
16 6 (1.46%) Embedded C++
17 5 (1.22%) Assembly Language
17 5 (1.22%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 136 (33.17%) Degree
2 46 (11.22%) Security Cleared
3 30 (7.32%) PhD
3 30 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 20 (4.88%) GCIA
5 16 (3.90%) CISSP
5 16 (3.90%) GCIH
5 16 (3.90%) SANS
6 12 (2.93%) GIAC
7 9 (2.20%) Chartered Engineer
8 5 (1.22%) ISEB
8 5 (1.22%) MCP
8 5 (1.22%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.22%) PMP
9 4 (0.98%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.93%) QA
2 10 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.95%) Def Stans
4 5 (1.22%) DO-178B
4 5 (1.22%) DO-254
4 5 (1.22%) IEC 61508
4 5 (1.22%) MISRA
5 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.98%) ISO26262
5 4 (0.98%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.49%) GPG13
7 2 (0.49%) WCAG
8 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (5.61%) Snort
2 12 (2.93%) Docker
3 7 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.93%) Nmap
2 7 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.46%) Ansible
3 6 (1.46%) Puppet
4 5 (1.22%) RSA enVision
4 5 (1.22%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.49%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.24%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 32 (7.80%) Adobe
1 32 (7.80%) Coverity
2 26 (6.34%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (5.12%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.88%) Oracle
5 17 (4.15%) ArcSight
5 17 (4.15%) LogRhythm
6 13 (3.17%) IBM
7 12 (2.93%) FireEye
7 12 (2.93%) SAP
8 11 (2.68%) VMware
9 5 (1.22%) BMC
9 5 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.22%) Cisco
9 5 (1.22%) Citrix
9 5 (1.22%) EMC
9 5 (1.22%) HP
9 5 (1.22%) Juniper
9 5 (1.22%) NetApp
10 4 (0.98%) Serena
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