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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 98 106 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 40 31 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.98% 1.64% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.71% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 41
Average salary £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
1934 1812 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.60% 96.03% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1550 1374
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £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 28 November 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Bristol

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 58 (68.24%) Degree
2 56 (65.88%) Computer Science
3 39 (45.88%) Software Engineering
4 36 (42.35%) Java
5 33 (38.82%) Unit Testing
6 24 (28.24%) QA
7 21 (24.71%) C++
8 20 (23.53%) .NET
9 19 (22.35%) SQL
10 16 (18.82%) Finance
11 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET
11 13 (15.29%) Oracle
11 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
12 12 (14.12%) C#
12 12 (14.12%) OO
12 12 (14.12%) Algorithms
13 10 (11.76%) jQuery
13 10 (11.76%) XML
13 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
13 10 (11.76%) Games
14 9 (10.59%) Physics
15 8 (9.41%) Spring
15 8 (9.41%) JSF
15 8 (9.41%) Hibernate
15 8 (9.41%) Data Modelling
15 8 (9.41%) OOD
15 8 (9.41%) RDBMS
15 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
15 8 (9.41%) JUnit
15 8 (9.41%) CSS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1 (1.18%) Apache
1 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.18%) CMS
1 1 (1.18%) WordPress
1 1 (1.18%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) OSPF
1 1 (1.18%) BGP
1 1 (1.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) RDBMS
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) JUnit
2 1 (1.18%) Selenium
2 1 (1.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.18%) Behat
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Games
3 3 (3.53%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) .NET
2 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.76%) XML
3 10 (11.76%) jQuery
4 8 (9.41%) CSS
4 8 (9.41%) J2EE
4 8 (9.41%) Hibernate
4 8 (9.41%) Spring
4 8 (9.41%) JSF
5 7 (8.24%) HTML
5 7 (8.24%) DirectX
5 7 (8.24%) Qt
6 5 (5.88%) WCF
7 3 (3.53%) Web Services
8 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.18%) LINQ
9 1 (1.18%) XHTML
9 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.18%) HTML5
9 1 (1.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 56 (65.88%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.12%) Algorithms
3 9 (10.59%) Physics
4 7 (8.24%) Data Structures
5 6 (7.06%) Mathematics
6 5 (5.88%) Social Network
7 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.18%) Economics
8 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Windows
1 3 (3.53%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) SUSE
2 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.18%) Android
2 1 (1.18%) openSUSE
2 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) Software Engineering
2 33 (38.82%) Unit Testing
3 12 (14.12%) OO
4 8 (9.41%) Data Modelling
4 8 (9.41%) OOD
4 8 (9.41%) CRUD
5 7 (8.24%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.88%) Business Development
7 4 (4.71%) Game Development
7 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.71%) Web Development
7 4 (4.71%) Project Management
8 3 (3.53%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.35%) MVC
9 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.35%) ERP
9 2 (2.35%) OOP
9 2 (2.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.35%) Java
2 21 (24.71%) C++
3 19 (22.35%) SQL
4 12 (14.12%) C#
5 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.06%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) C
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (68.24%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) HND
4 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Nagios
1 1 (1.18%) Cacti
1 1 (1.18%) Icinga
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Oracle
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) Metastorm
3 1 (1.18%) LexisNexis
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