Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 576 450 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.04% 13.96% 16.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.66% 50.56% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 451 386 498
Bristol median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,016 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.04% +6.71% +7.14%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1115 890 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.12% 27.61% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 830 698 946
Bristol median annual salary £40,750 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.39% +10.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Bristol

Degree
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Bristol.

Salary trend for Degree in Bristol

Degree
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Degree.

1 248 (43.06%) Computer Science
2 203 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (35.24%) Java
3 180 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 159 (27.60%) JavaScript
5 157 (27.26%) Software Engineering
6 154 (26.74%) .NET
7 137 (23.78%) HTML
8 130 (22.57%) C#
9 121 (21.01%) Finance
10 108 (18.75%) SQL
11 105 (18.23%) Microsoft
12 103 (17.88%) Python
13 100 (17.36%) Mathematics
14 99 (17.19%) OO
15 94 (16.32%) C++
16 92 (15.97%) CSS
17 86 (14.93%) SDLC
18 84 (14.58%) SQL Server
19 82 (14.24%) Electronics
20 79 (13.72%) Business Intelligence
21 76 (13.19%) C
22 74 (12.85%) Marketing
23 73 (12.67%) Open Source
24 70 (12.15%) Security Cleared
25 69 (11.98%) HTML5
26 68 (11.81%) Telecoms
26 68 (11.81%) Manufacturing
27 67 (11.63%) Linux
28 64 (11.11%) Test Automation

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.26%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.04%) JBoss
2 6 (1.04%) Skype for Business
3 5 (0.87%) CMS
3 5 (0.87%) IIS
4 4 (0.69%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.69%) Drupal
4 4 (0.69%) SAS
4 4 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.52%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.35%) Apache
6 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.08%) Simulink
4 8 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.87%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.52%) SPSS
7 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.47%) SaaS
4 15 (2.60%) PaaS
5 12 (2.08%) IaaS
5 12 (2.08%) Office 365
6 9 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.65%) Firewall
2 19 (3.30%) SSL
3 14 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.26%) VPN
5 12 (2.08%) DNS
6 8 (1.39%) DHCP
6 8 (1.39%) HTTP
6 8 (1.39%) Internet
6 8 (1.39%) IPsec
7 5 (0.87%) Skype
7 5 (0.87%) Wireless
8 3 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.52%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.52%) LDAP
8 3 (0.52%) Network Security
9 2 (0.35%) MPLS
9 2 (0.35%) SMS
9 2 (0.35%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.17%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 36 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 33 (5.73%) Data Mining
5 30 (5.21%) Oracle Database
6 28 (4.86%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.78%) Geospatial Data
8 14 (2.43%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.26%) GIS
10 11 (1.91%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.39%) Spatial Data
11 8 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.22%) MySQL
13 6 (1.04%) Power BI
13 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.87%) Big Data
14 5 (0.87%) QlikView
15 4 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 50 (8.68%) Selenium
2 46 (7.99%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.38%) Jenkins
4 30 (5.21%) Jasmine
5 28 (4.86%) Protractor
6 22 (3.82%) JUnit
7 21 (3.65%) Cucumber
8 20 (3.47%) SpecFlow
9 17 (2.95%) TestNG
10 12 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (2.08%) Maven
11 11 (1.91%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.91%) Subversion
12 10 (1.74%) Capybara
12 10 (1.74%) WATIR
12 10 (1.74%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (1.39%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.39%) HP UFT
14 8 (1.39%) Hudson
General
1 121 (21.01%) Finance
2 82 (14.24%) Electronics
3 74 (12.85%) Marketing
4 68 (11.81%) Manufacturing
4 68 (11.81%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.56%) Advertising
5 9 (1.56%) Banking
6 8 (1.39%) Military
7 7 (1.22%) Retail
8 6 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.87%) Games
10 4 (0.69%) Back Office
10 4 (0.69%) French Language
10 4 (0.69%) German Language
11 3 (0.52%) Law
11 3 (0.52%) Legal
12 2 (0.35%) Avionics
12 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Automotive
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 179 (31.08%) Developer
2 102 (17.71%) Software Engineer
3 83 (14.41%) Graduate
4 79 (13.72%) Software Developer
5 68 (11.81%) Analyst
6 65 (11.28%) Java Developer
7 59 (10.24%) Junior
8 54 (9.38%) Graduate Developer
9 44 (7.64%) .NET Developer
10 42 (7.29%) Graduate Software Developer
11 40 (6.94%) Java Software Developer
12 38 (6.60%) Java Engineer
13 36 (6.25%) Graduate Java Developer
14 35 (6.08%) C# Developer
14 35 (6.08%) Consultant
14 35 (6.08%) Java Software Engineer
15 34 (5.90%) Senior Developer
16 32 (5.56%) Junior Developer
17 31 (5.38%) C++ Software Engineer
17 31 (5.38%) Machine Learning Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (26.74%) .NET
2 137 (23.78%) HTML
3 92 (15.97%) CSS
4 69 (11.98%) HTML5
5 64 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 47 (8.16%) ASP.NET
7 45 (7.81%) J2EE
8 42 (7.29%) React
9 41 (7.12%) REST
10 38 (6.60%) Spring
11 29 (5.03%) jQuery
11 29 (5.03%) Node.js
11 29 (5.03%) Web Services
12 18 (3.13%) Middleware
12 18 (3.13%) XML
13 15 (2.60%) RESTful
14 14 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (2.43%) CSS3
14 14 (2.43%) JSON
14 14 (2.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 248 (43.06%) Computer Science
2 62 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (9.38%) Algorithms
4 44 (7.64%) Management Information System
5 38 (6.60%) Mobile App
6 33 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.95%) User Experience
8 15 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.91%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.56%) PMI
11 8 (1.39%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.87%) CESG
12 5 (0.87%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (0.87%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.87%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.69%) Photography
13 4 (0.69%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.69%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.63%) Linux
2 55 (9.55%) Windows
3 21 (3.65%) Apple iOS
4 19 (3.30%) Android
5 14 (2.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 11 (1.91%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (1.74%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.56%) Solaris
9 6 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.87%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.69%) Unix
11 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.17%) CentOS
14 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (27.26%) Software Engineering
3 100 (17.36%) Mathematics
4 99 (17.19%) OO
5 86 (14.93%) SDLC
6 79 (13.72%) Business Intelligence
7 73 (12.67%) Open Source
8 64 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 62 (10.76%) Programme Management
10 61 (10.59%) Digital Marketing
11 56 (9.72%) Project Management
12 53 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (9.20%) Unit Testing
13 49 (8.51%) Scrum
14 46 (7.99%) Mentoring
15 42 (7.29%) OOP
16 41 (7.12%) Machine Learning
16 41 (7.12%) Microservices
16 41 (7.12%) UML
17 39 (6.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 203 (35.24%) Java
2 159 (27.60%) JavaScript
3 130 (22.57%) C#
4 108 (18.75%) SQL
5 103 (17.88%) Python
6 94 (16.32%) C++
7 76 (13.19%) C
8 54 (9.38%) Ruby
9 37 (6.42%) Shell Script
10 25 (4.34%) Perl
11 22 (3.82%) MATLAB
12 20 (3.47%) VB.NET
13 17 (2.95%) Scala
14 15 (2.60%) PHP
15 11 (1.91%) Fortran
16 9 (1.56%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.39%) T-SQL
18 7 (1.22%) R
19 4 (0.69%) Ada
19 4 (0.69%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 180 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 70 (12.15%) Security Cleared
3 61 (10.59%) SC Cleared
4 52 (9.03%) Numerate Degree
5 42 (7.29%) PhD
6 27 (4.69%) ISTQB
7 16 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.43%) ISEB
9 13 (2.26%) Master's Degree
10 10 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.74%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (1.22%) CISM
12 7 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (1.04%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.87%) CISSP
15 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 3 (0.52%) APMP
16 3 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
16 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.99%) QA
2 10 (1.74%) SLA
3 7 (1.22%) PMO
4 5 (0.87%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.87%) MISRA
5 4 (0.69%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.69%) ECSS
5 4 (0.69%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.52%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.35%) DO-254
7 2 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.35%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.35%) WCAG
8 1 (0.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.87%) Docker
5 3 (0.52%) XenServer
6 2 (0.35%) vSphere
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) LXC
7 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (2.60%) Puppet
2 12 (2.08%) Ansible
3 11 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.22%) Salt
5 7 (1.22%) Terraform
6 3 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.17%) Munin
7 1 (0.17%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.17%) SCCM
7 1 (0.17%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 105 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 61 (10.59%) SAP
3 59 (10.24%) Oracle
4 14 (2.43%) VMware
5 13 (2.26%) Citrix
6 9 (1.56%) HP
6 9 (1.56%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.39%) Cognizant
8 6 (1.04%) Cisco
8 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.69%) Cadence
9 4 (0.69%) Google
9 4 (0.69%) IBM
9 4 (0.69%) Tableau
10 3 (0.52%) Apple
10 3 (0.52%) Avaya
10 3 (0.52%) Juniper
10 3 (0.52%) Sybase
10 3 (0.52%) Veeam
11 2 (0.35%) Nintex