Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 14 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 559 459 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.89% 14.40% 16.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.76% 51.69% 54.30%
Number of salaries quoted 449 404 510
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,825 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +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 1080 888 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.76% 27.85% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 806 722 937
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £65,000
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 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 246 (44.01%) Computer Science
2 201 (35.96%) Java
3 195 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (32.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 158 (28.26%) JavaScript
5 158 (28.26%) .NET
6 152 (27.19%) Software Engineering
7 148 (26.48%) HTML
8 131 (23.43%) C#
9 110 (19.68%) Finance
10 107 (19.14%) SQL
11 106 (18.96%) Microsoft
12 105 (18.78%) OO
13 99 (17.71%) Python
14 98 (17.53%) C++
15 96 (17.17%) CSS
16 94 (16.82%) Mathematics
17 91 (16.28%) SDLC
18 88 (15.74%) SQL Server
19 84 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
19 84 (15.03%) Electronics
20 78 (13.95%) C
21 74 (13.24%) Marketing
21 74 (13.24%) Open Source
22 72 (12.88%) Security Cleared
23 68 (12.16%) Telecoms
23 68 (12.16%) Oracle
23 68 (12.16%) HTML5
24 67 (11.99%) Manufacturing
25 65 (11.63%) AngularJS

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 14 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.25%) JBoss
3 6 (1.07%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.89%) CMS
4 5 (0.89%) IIS
5 4 (0.72%) Drupal
5 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.72%) SAS
5 4 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.72%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.54%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.36%) Confluence
7 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.15%) Simulink
4 10 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.54%) SPSS
8 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.04%) SaaS
4 12 (2.15%) PaaS
5 11 (1.97%) IaaS
6 10 (1.79%) Office 365
7 7 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.04%) SSL
2 14 (2.50%) Firewall
3 12 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.61%) HTTP
4 9 (1.61%) VPN
5 8 (1.43%) DHCP
5 8 (1.43%) DNS
5 8 (1.43%) Internet
5 8 (1.43%) IPsec
6 4 (0.72%) Wireless
7 3 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.54%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.54%) LDAP
7 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.36%) MPLS
8 2 (0.36%) Network Security
8 2 (0.36%) Skype
8 2 (0.36%) SMS
9 1 (0.18%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 36 (6.44%) RDBMS
4 30 (5.37%) Data Mining
4 30 (5.37%) Oracle Database
5 28 (5.01%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.68%) Geospatial Data
7 13 (2.33%) GIS
8 8 (1.43%) MySQL
8 8 (1.43%) Spatial Data
8 8 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.25%) Big Data
9 7 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.89%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.89%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 50 (8.94%) Selenium
2 31 (5.55%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.55%) Jasmine
3 29 (5.19%) Protractor
4 22 (3.94%) JUnit
5 20 (3.58%) Jenkins
5 20 (3.58%) TestNG
6 17 (3.04%) Cucumber
7 16 (2.86%) SpecFlow
8 11 (1.97%) Subversion
9 10 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.79%) Maven
9 10 (1.79%) Mercurial
10 9 (1.61%) Capybara
10 9 (1.61%) HP UFT
10 9 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.61%) WATIR
10 9 (1.61%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (1.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 110 (19.68%) Finance
2 84 (15.03%) Electronics
3 74 (13.24%) Marketing
4 68 (12.16%) Telecoms
5 67 (11.99%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.79%) Military
7 8 (1.43%) Retail
8 7 (1.25%) Banking
9 6 (1.07%) Advertising
9 6 (1.07%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.07%) Games
10 4 (0.72%) French Language
10 4 (0.72%) German Language
11 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Law
12 2 (0.36%) Avionics
12 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 188 (33.63%) Developer
2 91 (16.28%) Software Engineer
3 90 (16.10%) Graduate
4 76 (13.60%) Software Developer
5 72 (12.88%) Java Developer
6 67 (11.99%) Analyst
7 64 (11.45%) Junior
8 58 (10.38%) Graduate Developer
9 45 (8.05%) Graduate Software Developer
10 44 (7.87%) .NET Developer
11 41 (7.33%) Java Software Developer
12 38 (6.80%) Senior Developer
13 37 (6.62%) Graduate Java Developer
13 37 (6.62%) Junior Developer
14 36 (6.44%) C# Developer
14 36 (6.44%) Consultant
15 31 (5.55%) Java Engineer
16 29 (5.19%) Graduate J2EE Developer
16 29 (5.19%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
16 29 (5.19%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (28.26%) .NET
2 148 (26.48%) HTML
3 96 (17.17%) CSS
4 68 (12.16%) HTML5
5 65 (11.63%) AngularJS
6 47 (8.41%) ASP.NET
7 45 (8.05%) React
8 42 (7.51%) J2EE
9 39 (6.98%) REST
10 37 (6.62%) Spring
11 35 (6.26%) Node.js
12 34 (6.08%) jQuery
13 27 (4.83%) Web Services
14 19 (3.40%) Middleware
15 17 (3.04%) RESTful
16 16 (2.86%) XML
17 14 (2.50%) Backbone.js
18 13 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 12 (2.15%) JSON
20 11 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 246 (44.01%) Computer Science
2 58 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (9.48%) Algorithms
4 38 (6.80%) Management Information System
5 35 (6.26%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (5.37%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.33%) User Experience
9 12 (2.15%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.79%) PMI
11 8 (1.43%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.89%) CESG
12 5 (0.89%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.72%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.72%) Photography
14 3 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
14 3 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.54%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.20%) Linux
2 54 (9.66%) Windows
3 20 (3.58%) Apple iOS
4 19 (3.40%) Android
5 14 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 10 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.61%) Solaris
7 9 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.54%) Unix
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (27.19%) Software Engineering
3 105 (18.78%) OO
4 94 (16.82%) Mathematics
5 91 (16.28%) SDLC
6 84 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
7 74 (13.24%) Open Source
8 64 (11.45%) Programme Management
9 63 (11.27%) Digital Marketing
10 60 (10.73%) Test Automation
11 59 (10.55%) Project Management
12 53 (9.48%) Scrum
13 49 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (8.77%) Unit Testing
14 47 (8.41%) OOP
15 46 (8.23%) Mentoring
16 40 (7.16%) UML
17 36 (6.44%) Microservices
18 34 (6.08%) Machine Learning
18 34 (6.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 201 (35.96%) Java
2 158 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 131 (23.43%) C#
4 107 (19.14%) SQL
5 99 (17.71%) Python
6 98 (17.53%) C++
7 78 (13.95%) C
8 41 (7.33%) Ruby
9 33 (5.90%) Shell Script
10 26 (4.65%) Perl
11 25 (4.47%) Scala
12 22 (3.94%) MATLAB
13 16 (2.86%) PHP
14 15 (2.68%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.97%) Fortran
16 8 (1.43%) R
16 8 (1.43%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.72%) Assembly Language
17 4 (0.72%) F#
17 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 181 (32.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 72 (12.88%) Security Cleared
3 64 (11.45%) SC Cleared
4 46 (8.23%) Numerate Degree
5 43 (7.69%) PhD
6 27 (4.83%) ISTQB
7 14 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 14 (2.50%) ISEB
8 13 (2.33%) PMI Certification
9 12 (2.15%) Master's Degree
10 8 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (1.25%) CISM
11 7 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.07%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
13 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.54%) APMP
14 3 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.58%) QA
2 8 (1.43%) SLA
3 7 (1.25%) PMO
4 5 (0.89%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.72%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.72%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.54%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.54%) ECSS
6 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.36%) DO-254
7 2 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.36%) MISRA
7 2 (0.36%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.36%) TickIT
7 2 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.72%) vSphere
5 3 (0.54%) Docker
5 3 (0.54%) XenServer
6 2 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.25%) Puppet
3 3 (0.54%) Ansible
3 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.54%) Salt
3 3 (0.54%) SCCM
4 2 (0.36%) Nagios
4 2 (0.36%) OpenView
4 2 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 106 (18.96%) Microsoft
2 68 (12.16%) Oracle
3 64 (11.45%) SAP
4 16 (2.86%) VMware
5 13 (2.33%) Citrix
5 13 (2.33%) HP
6 9 (1.61%) Cognizant
7 7 (1.25%) Cisco
7 7 (1.25%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.89%) IBM
8 5 (0.89%) Tableau
9 4 (0.72%) Juniper
10 3 (0.54%) Avaya
10 3 (0.54%) Google
10 3 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.54%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.54%) Sybase
10 3 (0.54%) Veeam
11 2 (0.36%) NetApp
11 2 (0.36%) Remedy