Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 15 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 370 485 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.49% 13.51% 13.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.66% 50.26% 49.30%
Number of salaries quoted 290 371 349
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,000 £26,450
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 793 965 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.48% 26.89% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 555 699 659
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £71,250
South West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 126 (34.05%) Computer Science
2 119 (32.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (28.11%) Software Engineering
4 103 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (27.30%) Security Cleared
6 97 (26.22%) Java
7 96 (25.95%) Finance
8 94 (25.41%) Linux
9 92 (24.86%) C
10 90 (24.32%) JavaScript
11 86 (23.24%) Python
12 82 (22.16%) Microsoft
13 80 (21.62%) C++
14 74 (20.00%) Marketing
15 71 (19.19%) C#
16 70 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
17 67 (18.11%) HTML
18 66 (17.84%) Oracle
19 64 (17.30%) CSS
20 63 (17.03%) Telecoms
21 62 (16.76%) SC Cleared
22 61 (16.49%) .NET
23 59 (15.95%) Electronics
24 58 (15.68%) Mathematics
25 57 (15.41%) SQL Server
26 55 (14.86%) OO
27 52 (14.05%) jQuery
28 51 (13.78%) Manufacturing
29 50 (13.51%) Programme Management
29 50 (13.51%) UML

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 16 (4.32%) Apache
2 11 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.62%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.35%) JBoss
4 5 (1.35%) Jetty
4 5 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.08%) Drupal
6 2 (0.54%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.54%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.27%) CMS
7 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.08%) Simulink
4 3 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.27%) InDesign
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.27%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.89%) OpenShift
4 6 (1.62%) Office 365
5 3 (0.81%) SaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.54%) IaaS
6 2 (0.54%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.54%) PaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Serverless
7 1 (0.27%) AdWords
7 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.24%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.70%) DHCP
2 10 (2.70%) DNS
3 9 (2.43%) iSCSI
4 8 (2.16%) Internet
5 6 (1.62%) Firewall
6 5 (1.35%) VPN
7 4 (1.08%) BGP
7 4 (1.08%) IPsec
7 4 (1.08%) LAN
7 4 (1.08%) Link 16
7 4 (1.08%) Link 22
7 4 (1.08%) MPLS
7 4 (1.08%) OSPF
7 4 (1.08%) PPP
7 4 (1.08%) RS-232
7 4 (1.08%) RS-422
7 4 (1.08%) RS-485
7 4 (1.08%) Tactical Data Link
7 4 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.30%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.32%) Big Data
3 16 (4.32%) MySQL
4 15 (4.05%) Hadoop
4 15 (4.05%) RDBMS
4 15 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.97%) MariaDB
6 8 (2.16%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.89%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (1.62%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.62%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.35%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.35%) Power BI
10 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.54%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 35 (9.46%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.22%) Maven
3 20 (5.41%) Subversion
4 18 (4.86%) JIRA
4 18 (4.86%) Rational DOORS
5 16 (4.32%) Eclipse
6 15 (4.05%) Selenium
7 14 (3.78%) Ant
7 14 (3.78%) Apache Ivy
8 12 (3.24%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.16%) SoapUI
10 7 (1.89%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.89%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.35%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.08%) Grunt
12 4 (1.08%) JUnit
12 4 (1.08%) Redmine
General
1 96 (25.95%) Finance
2 74 (20.00%) Marketing
3 63 (17.03%) Telecoms
4 59 (15.95%) Electronics
5 51 (13.78%) Manufacturing
6 22 (5.95%) Aerospace
7 21 (5.68%) Legal
8 14 (3.78%) Military
9 13 (3.51%) Law
10 11 (2.97%) Games
11 8 (2.16%) Retail
12 4 (1.08%) Avionics
12 4 (1.08%) Banking
13 3 (0.81%) Automotive
13 3 (0.81%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.54%) Advertising
14 2 (0.54%) Back Office
14 2 (0.54%) Local Government
15 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 72 (19.46%) Developer
2 61 (16.49%) Software Engineer
3 47 (12.70%) Software Developer
4 38 (10.27%) Junior
5 31 (8.38%) Architect
5 31 (8.38%) Graduate
6 29 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (5.68%) Analyst
8 20 (5.41%) Graduate Developer
8 20 (5.41%) Junior Developer
8 20 (5.41%) Team Leader
9 19 (5.14%) .NET Developer
9 19 (5.14%) Graduate Software Developer
9 19 (5.14%) Software Team Leader
10 18 (4.86%) C# Developer
10 18 (4.86%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (4.86%) C++ Software Engineer
10 18 (4.86%) Junior Software Developer
11 17 (4.59%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (18.11%) HTML
2 64 (17.30%) CSS
3 61 (16.49%) .NET
4 52 (14.05%) jQuery
5 40 (10.81%) ASP.NET
6 34 (9.19%) XML
7 32 (8.65%) AngularJS
8 22 (5.95%) Qt
9 19 (5.14%) React
9 19 (5.14%) Spring
10 18 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (3.78%) HTML5
11 14 (3.78%) SOAP
11 14 (3.78%) Velocity
12 13 (3.51%) J2EE
13 12 (3.24%) JSF
13 12 (3.24%) Web Services
14 10 (2.70%) 802.1X
15 9 (2.43%) REST
15 9 (2.43%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.92%) User Experience
2 23 (6.22%) Algorithms
2 23 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.86%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (4.32%) Robotics
5 13 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.70%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.43%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (1.35%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.35%) Tandem
11 4 (1.08%) CAN bus
11 4 (1.08%) Fintech
12 3 (0.81%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.81%) STB
13 2 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.54%) PMI
13 2 (0.54%) Verilog
13 2 (0.54%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 94 (25.41%) Linux
2 29 (7.84%) Unix
3 25 (6.76%) Android
3 25 (6.76%) Apple iOS
4 23 (6.22%) Windows
5 13 (3.51%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.70%) CentOS
6 10 (2.70%) Solaris
7 9 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Debian
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (34.05%) Computer Science
2 104 (28.11%) Software Engineering
3 103 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (15.68%) Mathematics
6 55 (14.86%) OO
7 50 (13.51%) Programme Management
7 50 (13.51%) UML
8 49 (13.24%) Digital Marketing
9 46 (12.43%) Scrum
10 42 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (10.81%) Machine Learning
12 39 (10.54%) SDLC
13 37 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (10.00%) E-Commerce
14 36 (9.73%) Project Management
15 31 (8.38%) Analytics
16 29 (7.84%) ITIL
17 27 (7.30%) Systems Engineering
18 25 (6.76%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (26.22%) Java
2 92 (24.86%) C
3 90 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 86 (23.24%) Python
5 80 (21.62%) C++
6 71 (19.19%) C#
7 43 (11.62%) SQL
8 15 (4.05%) Embedded C
9 13 (3.51%) R
9 13 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.24%) TypeScript
11 11 (2.97%) Ruby
12 10 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.43%) Lua
13 9 (2.43%) PHP
14 6 (1.62%) ES6
14 6 (1.62%) Go
14 6 (1.62%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.35%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 119 (32.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 101 (27.30%) Security Cleared
3 62 (16.76%) SC Cleared
4 32 (8.65%) DV Cleared
5 17 (4.59%) Chartered Engineer
6 16 (4.32%) PhD
7 12 (3.24%) CISM
7 12 (3.24%) CISSP
8 10 (2.70%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (1.35%) CITP
10 5 (1.35%) IIBA
10 5 (1.35%) ISEB
11 3 (0.81%) CISA
11 3 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.81%) HNC
11 3 (0.81%) HND
11 3 (0.81%) PCI QSA
12 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 14 (3.78%) QA
3 8 (2.16%) GDPR
4 6 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.81%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.54%) ECSS
7 2 (0.54%) MISRA
8 1 (0.27%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.27%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 15 (4.05%) Active Directory
1 15 (4.05%) Docker
2 12 (3.24%) Hyper-V
2 12 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.81%) KVM
5 2 (0.54%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 19 (5.14%) Puppet
2 11 (2.97%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.70%) Galera Cluster
4 8 (2.16%) HP ALM
4 8 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.35%) Ansible
6 4 (1.08%) PTC Integrity
7 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 82 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 66 (17.84%) Oracle
3 48 (12.97%) SAP
4 21 (5.68%) VMware
5 15 (4.05%) IBM
6 10 (2.70%) Google
7 8 (2.16%) HP
7 8 (2.16%) Tableau
8 5 (1.35%) Cisco
8 5 (1.35%) IBM Sterling
9 4 (1.08%) Adobe
9 4 (1.08%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.08%) Facebook
9 4 (1.08%) Panasonic
9 4 (1.08%) PTC
10 3 (0.81%) Apple
10 3 (0.81%) Progress
11 2 (0.54%) Atmel
11 2 (0.54%) Cadence
11 2 (0.54%) Red Hat