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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 72 70 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 45 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.48% 2.84% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 3.04% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 34 43 23
Average salary £20,500 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.58% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,000 £17,412
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
1733 1480 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 93.32% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1315 1290
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 £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Bristol

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 60 (65.22%) Computer Science
2 59 (64.13%) Degree
3 43 (46.74%) Java
4 32 (34.78%) Software Engineering
5 30 (32.61%) Unit Testing
6 23 (25.00%) C++
6 23 (25.00%) QA
7 21 (22.83%) SQL
8 20 (21.74%) Finance
9 17 (18.48%) .NET
10 15 (16.30%) Oracle
10 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
11 12 (13.04%) C#
11 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET
11 12 (13.04%) XML
11 12 (13.04%) OO
12 11 (11.96%) CSS
12 11 (11.96%) HTML
12 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
13 10 (10.87%) RDBMS
13 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
14 9 (9.78%) J2EE
14 9 (9.78%) JUnit
14 9 (9.78%) Spring
14 9 (9.78%) JSF
14 9 (9.78%) Games
15 8 (8.70%) Hibernate
15 8 (8.70%) PHP
15 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database
15 8 (8.70%) CRUD

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.35%) Apache
2 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.09%) Mule
4 1 (1.09%) Confluence
4 1 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) OSPF
1 1 (1.09%) BGP
1 1 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) RDBMS
2 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.26%) MySQL
4 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) JUnit
2 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.26%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.09%) Mockito
3 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.09%) Hudson
3 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.09%) FindBugs
3 1 (1.09%) Behat
3 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.09%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.09%) Maven
3 1 (1.09%) Checkstyle
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) Selenium
3 1 (1.09%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.09%) EasyMock
3 1 (1.09%) Ant
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Games
3 6 (6.52%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Automotive
5 2 (2.17%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) .NET
2 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 12 (13.04%) XML
3 11 (11.96%) HTML
3 11 (11.96%) CSS
4 9 (9.78%) J2EE
4 9 (9.78%) Spring
4 9 (9.78%) JSF
5 8 (8.70%) jQuery
5 8 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.43%) DirectX
6 5 (5.43%) Qt
7 4 (4.35%) JSP
8 2 (2.17%) Ajax
8 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.09%) Java EE
9 1 (1.09%) JSTL
9 1 (1.09%) Dojo
9 1 (1.09%) Apache Axis
9 1 (1.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (65.22%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.70%) Social Network
3 6 (6.52%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.52%) Physics
4 3 (3.26%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) Economics
5 1 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.09%) SUSE
3 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.09%) openSUSE
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 30 (32.61%) Unit Testing
3 12 (13.04%) OO
4 8 (8.70%) CRUD
5 7 (7.61%) Data Analysis
5 7 (7.61%) Business Development
6 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.52%) Project Management
6 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.43%) Computer Forensics
7 5 (5.43%) OOD
7 5 (5.43%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.35%) Web Development
8 4 (4.35%) Game Development
9 3 (3.26%) UML
9 3 (3.26%) Content Management
9 3 (3.26%) MVC
9 3 (3.26%) OO PHP
9 3 (3.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.74%) Java
2 23 (25.00%) C++
3 21 (22.83%) SQL
4 12 (13.04%) C#
5 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.70%) PHP
7 6 (6.52%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.17%) C
8 2 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (64.13%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) HND
3 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) MCT
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Nagios
1 1 (1.09%) Cacti
1 1 (1.09%) Icinga
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Oracle
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.26%) JBoss
4 2 (2.17%) Sybase
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