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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 82 84 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 48 43 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.46% 2.15% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.22% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 55
Average salary £24,250 £20,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.29% -4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
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 1933 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.41% 96.75% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1624 1563 1480
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 22 May 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Bristol

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (51.35%) Degree
2 24 (32.43%) Computer Science
3 23 (31.08%) Java
4 22 (29.73%) .NET
5 21 (28.38%) C#
6 19 (25.68%) Software Engineering
7 16 (21.62%) SQL
8 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
8 15 (20.27%) Internet
8 15 (20.27%) TDD
9 14 (18.92%) C++
10 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
10 13 (17.57%) Ruby
11 11 (14.86%) XML
11 11 (14.86%) DSL
11 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
11 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
11 11 (14.86%) Network Management
12 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
12 10 (13.51%) BDD
12 10 (13.51%) RESTful
12 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (13.51%) Node.js
12 10 (13.51%) Web Application Development
12 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (13.51%) .NET Framework
12 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
12 10 (13.51%) MVC
13 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
13 9 (12.16%) QA

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (13.51%) Node.js
2 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.70%) SAS
2 2 (2.70%) JBoss
2 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) Internet
2 11 (14.86%) DSL
2 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.70%) SSDT
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.70%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
3 5 (6.76%) Finance
4 3 (4.05%) Games
5 2 (2.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.86%) XML
4 10 (13.51%) RESTful
4 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (13.51%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.11%) Web Services
6 5 (6.76%) HTML
7 3 (4.05%) jQuery
7 3 (4.05%) WCF
8 2 (2.70%) SWT
8 2 (2.70%) GWT
8 2 (2.70%) MDX
8 2 (2.70%) Qt
8 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.70%) DirectX
8 2 (2.70%) Struts
9 1 (1.35%) CSS
9 1 (1.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.43%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.05%) Physics
5 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.70%) Statistics
7 1 (1.35%) Economics
7 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Software Engineering
2 15 (20.27%) TDD
3 11 (14.86%) Network Management
4 10 (13.51%) BDD
4 10 (13.51%) Web Application Development
4 10 (13.51%) MVC
5 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.46%) OO
7 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.76%) OOD
9 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.05%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.05%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.05%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.70%) Game Development
11 2 (2.70%) Line Management
11 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.70%) User Stories
11 2 (2.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) Java
2 21 (28.38%) C#
3 16 (21.62%) SQL
4 14 (18.92%) C++
5 13 (17.57%) Ruby
6 7 (9.46%) C
7 6 (8.11%) Python
8 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.05%) Perl
8 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.05%) Scala
9 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (51.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
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