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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 68 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 70 46 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.67% 2.53% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 2.64% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 63 35 43
Average salary £24,000 £20,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
1834 1740 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.17% 95.87% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1387 1307
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Bristol

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 57 (48.31%) Degree
2 44 (37.29%) Computer Science
3 43 (36.44%) Java
4 36 (30.51%) .NET
5 35 (29.66%) SQL Server
6 32 (27.12%) C#
6 32 (27.12%) SQL
7 28 (23.73%) Software Engineering
8 27 (22.88%) Internet
8 27 (22.88%) C++
9 26 (22.03%) MVC
9 26 (22.03%) TDD
10 25 (21.19%) ASP.NET
10 25 (21.19%) XML
11 23 (19.49%) JavaScript
11 23 (19.49%) .NET Framework
11 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (18.64%) Ruby
13 21 (17.80%) Mathematics
13 21 (17.80%) Node.js
14 20 (16.95%) Web Application Development
14 20 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (16.95%) Git (software)
14 20 (16.95%) RESTful
14 20 (16.95%) BDD
14 20 (16.95%) NoSQL
14 20 (16.95%) HTML
15 11 (9.32%) CSS
15 11 (9.32%) Oracle
15 11 (9.32%) OO

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (17.80%) Node.js
2 7 (5.93%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.93%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.08%) JBoss
3 6 (5.08%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.54%) SAS
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) SPSS
3 1 (0.85%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.88%) Internet
2 8 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.93%) DSL
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.95%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.08%) MySQL
5 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.85%) SSDT
7 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 20 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.63%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.39%) JUnit
3 4 (3.39%) Eclipse RCP
3 4 (3.39%) Subversion
4 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.85%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (7.63%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.08%) Games
3 6 (5.08%) Banking
4 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.51%) .NET
2 25 (21.19%) ASP.NET
2 25 (21.19%) XML
3 23 (19.49%) .NET Framework
3 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (16.95%) RESTful
4 20 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (16.95%) HTML
5 11 (9.32%) CSS
6 8 (6.78%) Web Services
7 6 (5.08%) LAMP
8 4 (3.39%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.39%) Spring
8 4 (3.39%) DirectX
8 4 (3.39%) SWT
8 4 (3.39%) GWT
8 4 (3.39%) Struts
8 4 (3.39%) Qt
9 2 (1.69%) LINQ
9 2 (1.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (37.29%) Computer Science
2 21 (17.80%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.93%) Physics
4 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.08%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.24%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.54%) Replication
7 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.69%) Statistics
7 2 (1.69%) Animation
8 1 (0.85%) Photography
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
8 1 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.63%) Linux
2 6 (5.08%) Windows
3 5 (4.24%) UNIX
4 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.39%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.85%) AIX
5 1 (0.85%) HPUX
5 1 (0.85%) Solaris
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) Software Engineering
2 26 (22.03%) MVC
2 26 (22.03%) TDD
3 20 (16.95%) BDD
3 20 (16.95%) Web Application Development
4 11 (9.32%) OO
4 11 (9.32%) SDLC
5 8 (6.78%) OOD
6 7 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.93%) Network Management
6 7 (5.93%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.08%) Game Development
7 6 (5.08%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.24%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (4.24%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.54%) Web Development
11 2 (1.69%) Problem Management
11 2 (1.69%) Multithreading
11 2 (1.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.44%) Java
2 32 (27.12%) C#
2 32 (27.12%) SQL
3 27 (22.88%) C++
4 23 (19.49%) JavaScript
5 22 (18.64%) Ruby
6 8 (6.78%) C
7 6 (5.08%) Objective-C
7 6 (5.08%) PHP
8 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.39%) Python
10 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.69%) Perl
11 2 (1.69%) Scala
12 1 (0.85%) R
12 1 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (48.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) MetaFrame
1 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Oracle
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.39%) Sybase
4 1 (0.85%) IBM
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe
4 1 (0.85%) Sun
4 1 (0.85%) Citrix
4 1 (0.85%) BEA
4 1 (0.85%) Actuate
4 1 (0.85%) webMethods
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