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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 96 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 39 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.08% 2.05% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.16% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 28
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 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
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
1789 1617 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.26% 94.67% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1415 1308
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 October 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Bristol

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 61 (69.32%) Computer Science
2 60 (68.18%) Degree
3 40 (45.45%) Java
4 35 (39.77%) Software Engineering
5 34 (38.64%) Unit Testing
6 26 (29.55%) QA
7 23 (26.14%) C++
8 22 (25.00%) Finance
9 18 (20.45%) SQL
10 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 15 (17.05%) Oracle
11 15 (17.05%) Algorithms
12 14 (15.91%) .NET
13 12 (13.64%) XML
14 11 (12.50%) RDBMS
14 11 (12.50%) Games
14 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
15 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET
15 10 (11.36%) OO
16 9 (10.23%) J2EE
16 9 (10.23%) JUnit
16 9 (10.23%) Hibernate
16 9 (10.23%) Spring
16 9 (10.23%) JSF
16 9 (10.23%) CRUD
16 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database
16 9 (10.23%) Physics
17 8 (9.09%) Social Network
17 8 (9.09%) Data Modelling
18 7 (7.95%) OOD

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.27%) JBoss
2 2 (2.27%) Apache
2 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) OSPF
1 1 (1.14%) BGP
1 1 (1.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) JUnit
2 1 (1.14%) Selenium
2 1 (1.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.14%) Behat
General
1 22 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Games
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) .NET
2 12 (13.64%) XML
3 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET
4 9 (10.23%) J2EE
4 9 (10.23%) Hibernate
4 9 (10.23%) Spring
4 9 (10.23%) JSF
5 7 (7.95%) HTML
5 7 (7.95%) DirectX
5 7 (7.95%) CSS
5 7 (7.95%) jQuery
5 7 (7.95%) Qt
6 3 (3.41%) WCF
7 1 (1.14%) LINQ
7 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.14%) JSP
7 1 (1.14%) Web Services
7 1 (1.14%) XHTML
7 1 (1.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.14%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 61 (69.32%) Computer Science
2 15 (17.05%) Algorithms
3 9 (10.23%) Physics
4 8 (9.09%) Social Network
5 7 (7.95%) Data Structures
6 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.14%) Replication
7 1 (1.14%) Economics
7 1 (1.14%) Statistics
7 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) UNIX
4 1 (1.14%) SUSE
4 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.14%) openSUSE
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) Software Engineering
2 34 (38.64%) Unit Testing
3 10 (11.36%) OO
4 9 (10.23%) CRUD
5 8 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.95%) OOD
6 7 (7.95%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (7.95%) Data Analysis
6 7 (7.95%) Business Development
7 6 (6.82%) Game Development
7 6 (6.82%) Project Management
8 5 (5.68%) Computer Forensics
8 5 (5.68%) Web Development
8 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.41%) Analytics
10 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.27%) ERP
10 2 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.45%) Java
2 23 (26.14%) C++
3 18 (20.45%) SQL
4 7 (7.95%) VB.NET
4 7 (7.95%) C#
4 7 (7.95%) PHP
5 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.27%) C
7 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (68.18%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) HND
3 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (29.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Nagios
1 1 (1.14%) Cacti
1 1 (1.14%) Icinga
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Oracle
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) Sybase
4 1 (1.14%) Metastorm
4 1 (1.14%) LexisNexis
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus, pension, training scheme
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Training + Benefits
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, bonus
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