The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 80 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 60 56 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.10% 2.94% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 3.04% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 48
Average salary £24,000 £20,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,200 £24,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Graduate
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1878 1840 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.15% 96.69% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1617 1460 1420
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Graduate
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Bristol region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Bristol

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Bristol

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 46 (45.10%) Degree
2 37 (36.27%) Java
2 37 (36.27%) Computer Science
3 26 (25.49%) SQL
4 23 (22.55%) C++
5 22 (21.57%) .NET
5 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
6 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
7 20 (19.61%) TDD
7 20 (19.61%) C#
8 19 (18.63%) Internet
9 18 (17.65%) XML
10 17 (16.67%) Ruby
11 15 (14.71%) MVC
12 14 (13.73%) .NET Framework
12 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
12 14 (13.73%) Git (software)
12 14 (13.73%) RESTful
12 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (13.73%) BDD
12 14 (13.73%) NoSQL
12 14 (13.73%) Node.js
12 14 (13.73%) Web Application Development
12 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (12.75%) Mathematics
13 13 (12.75%) HTML
14 11 (10.78%) Telecoms
14 11 (10.78%) DSL
14 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
14 11 (10.78%) JavaScript

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (13.73%) Node.js
2 6 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.88%) JBoss
2 6 (5.88%) ColdFusion
2 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.63%) Internet
2 11 (10.78%) DSL
2 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.88%) MySQL
4 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.96%) SSDT
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.98%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.84%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.92%) JUnit
3 4 (3.92%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.96%) Subversion
6 1 (0.98%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (10.78%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.82%) Finance
3 8 (7.84%) Retail
4 6 (5.88%) Games
5 4 (3.92%) Publishing
6 3 (2.94%) Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.57%) .NET
2 18 (17.65%) XML
3 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
3 14 (13.73%) .NET Framework
3 14 (13.73%) RESTful
3 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (12.75%) HTML
5 8 (7.84%) Web Services
6 6 (5.88%) CSS
6 6 (5.88%) LAMP
7 4 (3.92%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.92%) SWT
7 4 (3.92%) GWT
7 4 (3.92%) Qt
7 4 (3.92%) Struts
7 4 (3.92%) DirectX
8 3 (2.94%) Spring
9 2 (1.96%) MDX
10 1 (0.98%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (36.27%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.75%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.88%) Physics
5 5 (4.90%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.96%) Replication
6 2 (1.96%) Statistics
7 1 (0.98%) Animation
7 1 (0.98%) Photography
7 1 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.98%) Economics
7 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Linux
2 3 (2.94%) UNIX
2 3 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
2 20 (19.61%) TDD
3 15 (14.71%) MVC
4 14 (13.73%) BDD
4 14 (13.73%) Web Application Development
5 11 (10.78%) Network Management
6 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.82%) OO
7 9 (8.82%) SDLC
8 8 (7.84%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.86%) OOD
10 6 (5.88%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.90%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.90%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (4.90%) Game Development
12 4 (3.92%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (2.94%) Multithreading
14 2 (1.96%) User Stories
14 2 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.27%) Java
2 26 (25.49%) SQL
3 23 (22.55%) C++
4 20 (19.61%) C#
5 17 (16.67%) Ruby
6 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.80%) C
8 6 (5.88%) PHP
8 6 (5.88%) Objective-C
8 6 (5.88%) Python
9 3 (2.94%) Scala
9 3 (2.94%) Perl
10 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.98%) R
11 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 46 (45.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
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