Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 11 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 521 556 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.25% 15.22% 18.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.48% 51.48% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 403 458 534
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +8.74%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £56,250
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.61% +18.57%

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 1,012 1,080 1,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.73% 29.56% 34.28%
Number of salaries quoted 734 849 997
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +3.85%

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 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Degree.

1 202 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (37.24%) Computer Science
3 189 (36.28%) Java
4 144 (27.64%) JavaScript
5 139 (26.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 137 (26.30%) HTML
7 132 (25.34%) .NET
8 125 (23.99%) C#
9 123 (23.61%) SQL
10 111 (21.31%) CSS
11 108 (20.73%) Software Engineering
12 102 (19.58%) Python
13 100 (19.19%) C++
14 98 (18.81%) Finance
15 95 (18.23%) C
16 93 (17.85%) Microsoft
17 86 (16.51%) Security Cleared
18 83 (15.93%) Linux
19 81 (15.55%) Electronics
19 81 (15.55%) Scrum
20 80 (15.36%) OO
21 79 (15.16%) SQL Server
22 77 (14.78%) SDLC
23 76 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
23 76 (14.59%) Telecoms
24 74 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
25 71 (13.63%) Oracle
25 71 (13.63%) Marketing
26 67 (12.86%) Mathematics
27 64 (12.28%) Continuous Integration

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 17 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.69%) Confluence
3 13 (2.50%) Apache
4 12 (2.30%) CMS
5 8 (1.54%) nginx
6 7 (1.34%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.15%) Drupal
8 5 (0.96%) Alfresco
8 5 (0.96%) JBoss
8 5 (0.96%) Joomla!
8 5 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.96%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.77%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.58%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.38%) IIS
11 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) Simulink
5 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.50%) SaaS
4 10 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.54%) IaaS
7 4 (0.77%) Office 365
8 3 (0.58%) GitHub
8 3 (0.58%) PaaS
9 2 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.38%) Runscope
10 1 (0.19%) AdWords
10 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.45%) Internet
2 16 (3.07%) MPLS
3 14 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.50%) Firewall
5 10 (1.92%) HTTP
6 9 (1.73%) DNS
7 8 (1.54%) Bluetooth
7 8 (1.54%) Unified Communications
7 8 (1.54%) Wireless
8 7 (1.34%) BGP
8 7 (1.34%) Skype
8 7 (1.34%) VPN
8 7 (1.34%) WAN
9 6 (1.15%) OSPF
9 6 (1.15%) SSL
10 5 (0.96%) FTP
10 5 (0.96%) ISDN
10 5 (0.96%) SMTP
10 5 (0.96%) VLAN
10 5 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (15.16%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.76%) NoSQL
2 30 (5.76%) Relational Database
3 28 (5.37%) RDBMS
4 23 (4.41%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.45%) MySQL
6 16 (3.07%) Big Data
6 16 (3.07%) Data Mining
7 12 (2.30%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.11%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.54%) Power BI
10 7 (1.34%) Geospatial Data
10 7 (1.34%) Neo4j
10 7 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.96%) QlikView
12 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.58%) Electronic Patient Records
13 3 (0.58%) GIS
Development Applications
1 51 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 45 (8.64%) Selenium
3 44 (8.45%) JUnit
4 38 (7.29%) Subversion
5 37 (7.10%) Jasmine
6 26 (4.99%) Protractor
7 24 (4.61%) JIRA
8 23 (4.41%) TestNG
9 21 (4.03%) Eclipse
10 20 (3.84%) Jenkins
11 19 (3.65%) Maven
12 16 (3.07%) Mercurial
13 13 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
13 13 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (2.30%) Visual Studio
15 9 (1.73%) Cucumber
16 7 (1.34%) Ant
16 7 (1.34%) Apache Ivy
16 7 (1.34%) NUnit
16 7 (1.34%) TeamCity
General
1 98 (18.81%) Finance
2 81 (15.55%) Electronics
3 76 (14.59%) Telecoms
4 71 (13.63%) Marketing
5 55 (10.56%) Manufacturing
6 21 (4.03%) Mandarin Language
7 17 (3.26%) Games
8 13 (2.50%) Advertising
9 11 (2.11%) Cantonese Language
10 10 (1.92%) Law
10 10 (1.92%) Retail
11 8 (1.54%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.54%) Banking
11 8 (1.54%) Billing
12 7 (1.34%) Back Office
13 5 (0.96%) Automotive
14 4 (0.77%) French Language
14 4 (0.77%) German Language
14 4 (0.77%) Legal
15 2 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 175 (33.59%) Developer
2 77 (14.78%) Graduate
3 62 (11.90%) Analyst
4 61 (11.71%) Java Developer
4 61 (11.71%) Software Engineer
5 60 (11.52%) Software Developer
6 45 (8.64%) Graduate Developer
7 44 (8.45%) .NET Developer
8 42 (8.06%) C# Developer
9 41 (7.87%) C++ Software Engineer
9 41 (7.87%) Consultant
10 35 (6.72%) Junior
11 34 (6.53%) Graduate Software Developer
12 32 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
13 31 (5.95%) Junior Developer
14 27 (5.18%) Senior Developer
15 26 (4.99%) C# Software Developer
16 24 (4.61%) Java Engineer
17 23 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
17 23 (4.41%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (26.30%) HTML
2 132 (25.34%) .NET
3 111 (21.31%) CSS
4 55 (10.56%) HTML5
5 52 (9.98%) jQuery
6 50 (9.60%) ASP.NET
7 46 (8.83%) AngularJS
8 36 (6.91%) Spring
8 36 (6.91%) XML
9 35 (6.72%) React
10 34 (6.53%) Node.js
11 24 (4.61%) REST
12 23 (4.41%) CSS3
12 23 (4.41%) J2EE
13 19 (3.65%) .NET Framework
14 18 (3.45%) JSF
15 16 (3.07%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (2.69%) Web Services
17 11 (2.11%) EJB
17 11 (2.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 194 (37.24%) Computer Science
2 76 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (7.87%) User Experience
4 36 (6.91%) Algorithms
5 34 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (6.14%) Mobile App
7 18 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.11%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.92%) ASIC
10 10 (1.92%) SystemC
10 10 (1.92%) Verilog
11 9 (1.73%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.73%) Internet of Things
11 9 (1.73%) PMI
12 8 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 83 (15.93%) Linux
2 33 (6.33%) Android
3 26 (4.99%) Windows
4 23 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.45%) Unix
6 11 (2.11%) CentOS
7 4 (0.77%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.58%) Solaris
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (20.73%) Software Engineering
3 81 (15.55%) Scrum
4 80 (15.36%) OO
5 77 (14.78%) SDLC
6 74 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (12.86%) Mathematics
8 64 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (12.09%) Open Source
10 62 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
11 61 (11.71%) Test Automation
12 53 (10.17%) Programme Management
13 52 (9.98%) Digital Marketing
14 44 (8.45%) E-Commerce
14 44 (8.45%) TDD
15 43 (8.25%) UML
16 36 (6.91%) ITIL
16 36 (6.91%) Project Management
17 34 (6.53%) Analytics
17 34 (6.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 189 (36.28%) Java
2 144 (27.64%) JavaScript
3 125 (23.99%) C#
4 123 (23.61%) SQL
5 102 (19.58%) Python
6 100 (19.19%) C++
7 95 (18.23%) C
8 35 (6.72%) Perl
9 25 (4.80%) Shell Script
10 22 (4.22%) Ruby
11 21 (4.03%) PHP
12 14 (2.69%) Scala
13 9 (1.73%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.15%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.77%) Erlang
15 4 (0.77%) Go
15 4 (0.77%) Java 8
15 4 (0.77%) R
15 4 (0.77%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 139 (26.68%) Computer Science Degree
2 86 (16.51%) Security Cleared
3 59 (11.32%) SC Cleared
4 26 (4.99%) DV Cleared
5 21 (4.03%) PhD
6 18 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (2.69%) Master's Degree
8 13 (2.50%) ISEB
9 9 (1.73%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.54%) CITP
10 8 (1.54%) IIBA
11 7 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (1.15%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.96%) CISSP
13 5 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.77%) MCP
15 3 (0.58%) MCSE
15 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.58%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.07%) QA
2 14 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.54%) MISRA
4 6 (1.15%) ECSS
4 6 (1.15%) SLA
5 5 (0.96%) GDPR
6 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.58%) GCP
7 3 (0.58%) WCAG
8 2 (0.38%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (2.88%) Docker
2 9 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.96%) Terminal Services
3 5 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) NFS
5 1 (0.19%) Firmware
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.34%) Ansible
1 7 (1.34%) Puppet
2 6 (1.15%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.96%) Terraform
4 4 (0.77%) SCCM
5 3 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.38%) Mesos
6 2 (0.38%) Salt
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 93 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 71 (13.63%) Oracle
3 53 (10.17%) SAP
4 36 (6.91%) Google
5 14 (2.69%) Cadence
6 12 (2.30%) IBM
7 11 (2.11%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.92%) CA
8 10 (1.92%) Tableau
9 9 (1.73%) Cisco
9 9 (1.73%) Sitecore
10 7 (1.34%) NEC
10 7 (1.34%) Synopsys
11 5 (0.96%) Capita
11 5 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.96%) VMware
12 4 (0.77%) Snow
12 4 (0.77%) Twitter
13 3 (0.58%) Rockwell
13 3 (0.58%) Siemens