Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 468 510 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.57% 14.50% 18.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.70% 49.85% 53.08%
Number of salaries quoted 360 417 585
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 961 1,023 1,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.81% 29.09% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 705 792 1,098
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,775 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 198 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (34.40%) Computer Science
3 153 (32.69%) Java
4 128 (27.35%) JavaScript
5 119 (25.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 116 (24.79%) .NET
7 112 (23.93%) SQL
8 109 (23.29%) C#
9 105 (22.44%) Software Engineering
10 104 (22.22%) HTML
11 89 (19.02%) Microsoft
12 85 (18.16%) Python
12 85 (18.16%) Finance
13 81 (17.31%) CSS
14 78 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 73 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
16 66 (14.10%) SDLC
16 66 (14.10%) Open Source
17 64 (13.68%) Scrum
18 63 (13.46%) Test Automation
19 61 (13.03%) C++
19 61 (13.03%) OO
20 60 (12.82%) Linux
20 60 (12.82%) C
21 59 (12.61%) SQL Server
22 57 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
22 57 (12.18%) Security Cleared
23 55 (11.75%) Mathematics
23 55 (11.75%) HTML5
24 52 (11.11%) Electronics

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 6 (1.28%) Confluence
1 6 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (1.28%) OpenStack
1 6 (1.28%) Skype for Business
2 5 (1.07%) Apache
2 5 (1.07%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.07%) JBoss
3 4 (0.85%) nginx
3 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
3 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.64%) Alfresco
4 3 (0.64%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.43%) CMS
5 2 (0.43%) GeoServer
5 2 (0.43%) IIS
5 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.43%) ThingWorx
6 1 (0.21%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.21%) Drupal
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (1.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) Simulink
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.21%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.63%) SaaS
4 15 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (2.14%) IaaS
6 9 (1.92%) PaaS
7 6 (1.28%) Office 365
8 5 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.43%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.43%) npm
10 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.13%) Firewall
2 19 (4.06%) Internet
2 19 (4.06%) MPLS
3 18 (3.85%) VPN
4 13 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.78%) Wireless
5 11 (2.35%) DNS
6 10 (2.14%) ISDN
6 10 (2.14%) Skype
6 10 (2.14%) VLAN
6 10 (2.14%) VoIP
7 8 (1.71%) BGP
7 8 (1.71%) Bluetooth
8 7 (1.50%) OSPF
8 7 (1.50%) Unified Communications
9 6 (1.28%) WAN
10 5 (1.07%) HTTP
10 5 (1.07%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.85%) DHCP
11 4 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.41%) NoSQL
3 24 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.06%) RDBMS
5 17 (3.63%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.63%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.21%) Data Mining
7 13 (2.78%) Neo4j
8 12 (2.56%) Big Data
9 10 (2.14%) Power BI
10 8 (1.71%) Geospatial Data
10 8 (1.71%) MySQL
11 7 (1.50%) QlikView
11 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.85%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.43%) GIS
15 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 46 (9.83%) Selenium
3 38 (8.12%) JUnit
4 37 (7.91%) Jasmine
5 24 (5.13%) Protractor
6 22 (4.70%) Jenkins
7 20 (4.27%) TestNG
8 18 (3.85%) Subversion
9 13 (2.78%) NUnit
9 13 (2.78%) Visual Studio
10 12 (2.56%) Hudson
10 12 (2.56%) Mercurial
10 12 (2.56%) Rational Rhapsody
10 12 (2.56%) SpecFlow
11 11 (2.35%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.35%) Eclipse
12 10 (2.14%) Maven
13 9 (1.92%) CruiseControl
13 9 (1.92%) JIRA
13 9 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 85 (18.16%) Finance
2 52 (11.11%) Electronics
3 48 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 47 (10.04%) Marketing
5 38 (8.12%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.63%) Advertising
7 15 (3.21%) Banking
8 12 (2.56%) Mandarin Language
9 11 (2.35%) Back Office
10 7 (1.50%) Law
11 6 (1.28%) Aerospace
11 6 (1.28%) Cantonese Language
11 6 (1.28%) Games
12 4 (0.85%) Billing
12 4 (0.85%) French Language
12 4 (0.85%) German Language
12 4 (0.85%) Legal
13 3 (0.64%) Automotive
14 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 124 (26.50%) Developer
2 64 (13.68%) Analyst
3 52 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 46 (9.83%) Java Developer
5 45 (9.62%) Software Developer
6 44 (9.40%) Graduate
7 37 (7.91%) .NET Developer
8 32 (6.84%) Consultant
9 31 (6.62%) Java Engineer
10 29 (6.20%) C# Developer
10 29 (6.20%) Java Software Engineer
11 27 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
12 26 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
13 25 (5.34%) Project Manager
14 24 (5.13%) Graduate Software Developer
15 22 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (4.70%) Junior
16 21 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
17 20 (4.27%) Senior Developer
18 19 (4.06%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (24.79%) .NET
2 104 (22.22%) HTML
3 81 (17.31%) CSS
4 55 (11.75%) HTML5
5 42 (8.97%) AngularJS
5 42 (8.97%) ASP.NET
6 32 (6.84%) React
7 30 (6.41%) Spring
8 27 (5.77%) J2EE
8 27 (5.77%) jQuery
9 25 (5.34%) Node.js
9 25 (5.34%) REST
10 22 (4.70%) CSS3
11 18 (3.85%) .NET Framework
11 18 (3.85%) XML
12 15 (3.21%) Web Services
13 14 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (2.35%) Spring Boot
14 11 (2.35%) XSLT
15 9 (1.92%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 161 (34.40%) Computer Science
2 78 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (9.19%) User Experience
4 33 (7.05%) Algorithms
5 31 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (5.77%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.99%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.78%) Internet of Things
8 13 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.78%) PMI
9 9 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.71%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.50%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.28%) ASIC
12 6 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.28%) SystemC
12 6 (1.28%) Verilog
13 5 (1.07%) Digital TV
14 4 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.82%) Linux
2 23 (4.91%) Android
3 21 (4.49%) Windows
4 15 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.71%) Unix
6 6 (1.28%) CentOS
6 6 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (22.44%) Software Engineering
3 73 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
4 66 (14.10%) Open Source
4 66 (14.10%) SDLC
5 64 (13.68%) Scrum
6 63 (13.46%) Test Automation
7 61 (13.03%) OO
8 57 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (11.75%) Mathematics
10 45 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (7.91%) TDD
12 36 (7.69%) Analytics
12 36 (7.69%) Unit Testing
13 35 (7.48%) Microservices
14 34 (7.26%) Project Management
14 34 (7.26%) UML
15 33 (7.05%) ITIL
16 31 (6.62%) Configuration Management
16 31 (6.62%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (32.69%) Java
2 128 (27.35%) JavaScript
3 112 (23.93%) SQL
4 109 (23.29%) C#
5 85 (18.16%) Python
6 61 (13.03%) C++
7 60 (12.82%) C
8 38 (8.12%) Ruby
9 25 (5.34%) Perl
10 16 (3.42%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.99%) Scala
12 13 (2.78%) PHP
13 12 (2.56%) Bash Shell
14 11 (2.35%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.71%) R
16 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.07%) Go
17 5 (1.07%) MATLAB
18 4 (0.85%) Ada
18 4 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 119 (25.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 57 (12.18%) Security Cleared
3 42 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 24 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 24 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
5 16 (3.42%) Master's Degree
5 16 (3.42%) PhD
6 13 (2.78%) PMI Certification
7 12 (2.56%) ISEB
8 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.07%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.07%) MCP
11 4 (0.85%) CISSP
11 4 (0.85%) CITP
11 4 (0.85%) IIBA
12 3 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.64%) MCSE
12 3 (0.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.91%) QA
2 10 (2.14%) MISRA
3 8 (1.71%) SLA
4 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.64%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.43%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.43%) GDPR
7 1 (0.21%) ECSS
7 1 (0.21%) GCP
7 1 (0.21%) PMO
7 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.35%) Terminal Services
4 10 (2.14%) Docker
5 3 (0.64%) LXC
6 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (4.06%) Ansible
2 16 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (3.42%) Puppet
3 14 (2.99%) Terraform
4 7 (1.50%) Salt
5 2 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.43%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.43%) Munin
5 2 (0.43%) Nagios
5 2 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.43%) OpenNMS
5 2 (0.43%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.21%) Mesos
6 1 (0.21%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 89 (19.02%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.83%) Oracle
3 35 (7.48%) Google
4 33 (7.05%) SAP
5 16 (3.42%) Cadence
6 14 (2.99%) Tableau
7 13 (2.78%) VMware
8 12 (2.56%) Sitecore
9 8 (1.71%) Cisco
10 7 (1.50%) IBM
11 6 (1.28%) CA
11 6 (1.28%) NEC
11 6 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.07%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.07%) Synopsys
13 3 (0.64%) Apple
13 3 (0.64%) Capita
13 3 (0.64%) Intel
13 3 (0.64%) Nokia
14 2 (0.43%) Juniper