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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 98 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 28 47 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.48% 2.79% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.92% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 54
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,850 £19,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,075 £24,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
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
1836 1609 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.89% 95.55% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1527 1318 1434
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 £23,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 40 (60.61%) Degree
2 35 (53.03%) Computer Science
3 28 (42.42%) Java
4 27 (40.91%) Software Engineering
5 22 (33.33%) .NET
6 19 (28.79%) Unit Testing
7 17 (25.76%) SQL
8 16 (24.24%) C#
9 15 (22.73%) QA
10 14 (21.21%) C++
11 13 (19.70%) XML
12 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
13 11 (16.67%) OO
14 10 (15.15%) Oracle
14 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
15 9 (13.64%) Finance
15 9 (13.64%) jQuery
16 8 (12.12%) Web Services
17 7 (10.61%) Mathematics
17 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
18 6 (9.09%) WCF
18 6 (9.09%) VB.NET
18 6 (9.09%) CSS
18 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
19 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
19 5 (7.58%) HTML
19 5 (7.58%) JUnit
20 4 (6.06%) Network Management
20 4 (6.06%) Physics

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1 (1.52%) CMS
1 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.52%) Kentico
1 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.06%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) SSDT
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) JUnit
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
2 4 (6.06%) Games
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) .NET
2 13 (19.70%) XML
3 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 9 (13.64%) jQuery
5 8 (12.12%) Web Services
6 6 (9.09%) WCF
6 6 (9.09%) CSS
7 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
7 5 (7.58%) HTML
8 4 (6.06%) Spring
8 4 (6.06%) JSF
8 4 (6.06%) J2EE
9 2 (3.03%) Qt
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.03%) DirectX
10 1 (1.52%) XHTML
10 1 (1.52%) MDX
10 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.52%) HTML5
10 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (53.03%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.61%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.06%) Physics
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) Economics
5 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 19 (28.79%) Unit Testing
3 11 (16.67%) OO
4 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.06%) Network Management
5 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.06%) CRUD
6 3 (4.55%) User Stories
6 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.55%) OOD
7 2 (3.03%) Game Development
7 2 (3.03%) TDD
7 2 (3.03%) Pair Programming
7 2 (3.03%) OOP
7 2 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (3.03%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.52%) Coaching
8 1 (1.52%) Workflow
8 1 (1.52%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 16 (24.24%) C#
4 14 (21.21%) C++
5 6 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.06%) C
7 2 (3.03%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (60.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) VCP4
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) LexisNexis
3 1 (1.52%) Metastorm
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