Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 500 423 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.80% 13.16% 15.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.28% 49.13% 49.78%
Number of salaries quoted 379 348 491
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £44,659 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.83% +8.92% +9.33%
10th Percentile £23,400 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,625 £60,000
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 975 861 1,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 26.90% 26.79% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 706 659 963
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £63,500
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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 208 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (39.20%) Computer Science
3 160 (32.00%) Java
4 133 (26.60%) JavaScript
5 130 (26.00%) .NET
6 127 (25.40%) Software Engineering
7 121 (24.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 110 (22.00%) HTML
9 108 (21.60%) C#
10 106 (21.20%) SQL
11 102 (20.40%) Microsoft
12 90 (18.00%) Finance
13 79 (15.80%) Python
14 78 (15.60%) SDLC
15 76 (15.20%) CSS
15 76 (15.20%) Mathematics
16 75 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
17 74 (14.80%) Open Source
18 72 (14.40%) OO
19 69 (13.80%) HTML5
20 67 (13.40%) Test Automation
21 66 (13.20%) Security Cleared
22 62 (12.40%) Scrum
23 61 (12.20%) Linux
23 61 (12.20%) SQL Server
24 60 (12.00%) C++
25 58 (11.60%) AngularJS
26 52 (10.40%) Unit Testing
26 52 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
27 51 (10.20%) SC Cleared

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 11 (2.20%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.60%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.20%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.00%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.00%) CMS
4 5 (1.00%) IIS
5 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.60%) JBoss
6 3 (0.60%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.40%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.40%) Apache
7 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.40%) Confluence
7 2 (0.40%) Drupal
7 2 (0.40%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.40%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.20%) Simulink
4 5 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.60%) SaaS
4 15 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (3.00%) PaaS
5 12 (2.40%) Office 365
6 9 (1.80%) IaaS
7 6 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.40%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.40%) npm
9 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.60%) Firewall
2 26 (5.20%) VPN
3 19 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 18 (3.60%) DNS
5 16 (3.20%) SSL
6 13 (2.60%) MPLS
7 12 (2.40%) DHCP
8 10 (2.00%) Internet
8 10 (2.00%) ISDN
8 10 (2.00%) VLAN
8 10 (2.00%) VoIP
9 9 (1.80%) HTTP
10 8 (1.60%) IPsec
10 8 (1.60%) Wireless
11 6 (1.20%) Skype
12 5 (1.00%) IP Telephony
13 4 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (0.60%) BGP
14 3 (0.60%) Network Security
14 3 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.40%) Relational Database
3 28 (5.60%) RDBMS
4 25 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 24 (4.80%) Oracle Database
6 17 (3.40%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.20%) Data Mining
8 13 (2.60%) Neo4j
9 11 (2.20%) MySQL
10 10 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.80%) Geospatial Data
12 8 (1.60%) Big Data
13 7 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.40%) Power BI
13 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.20%) GIS
14 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (1.00%) QlikView
16 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
17 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 49 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 43 (8.60%) Selenium
3 34 (6.80%) Jasmine
4 27 (5.40%) Jenkins
5 23 (4.60%) Protractor
6 21 (4.20%) JUnit
7 17 (3.40%) SpecFlow
8 16 (3.20%) Cucumber
9 15 (3.00%) TestNG
10 11 (2.20%) Maven
10 11 (2.20%) Subversion
11 10 (2.00%) NUnit
11 10 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
12 9 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.80%) Hudson
13 8 (1.60%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.40%) Eclipse
14 7 (1.40%) MSTest
14 7 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.40%) WebDriver
General
1 90 (18.00%) Finance
2 41 (8.20%) Electronics
3 37 (7.40%) Marketing
4 36 (7.20%) Telecoms
5 34 (6.80%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.40%) Banking
7 11 (2.20%) Advertising
8 8 (1.60%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.60%) Games
9 7 (1.40%) Back Office
10 3 (0.60%) Automotive
10 3 (0.60%) French Language
10 3 (0.60%) German Language
10 3 (0.60%) Law
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 145 (29.00%) Developer
2 73 (14.60%) Software Engineer
3 63 (12.60%) Analyst
4 58 (11.60%) Software Developer
5 53 (10.60%) Java Developer
6 48 (9.60%) Graduate
7 39 (7.80%) Java Engineer
8 37 (7.40%) .NET Developer
8 37 (7.40%) Graduate Developer
8 37 (7.40%) Java Software Engineer
9 32 (6.40%) Java Software Developer
9 32 (6.40%) Junior
10 30 (6.00%) C# Developer
11 28 (5.60%) Graduate Software Developer
12 25 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
12 25 (5.00%) Consultant
12 25 (5.00%) Graduate Java Developer
12 25 (5.00%) Senior Developer
13 24 (4.80%) Project Manager
14 22 (4.40%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (26.00%) .NET
2 110 (22.00%) HTML
3 76 (15.20%) CSS
4 69 (13.80%) HTML5
5 58 (11.60%) AngularJS
6 39 (7.80%) J2EE
6 39 (7.80%) React
7 38 (7.60%) ASP.NET
8 32 (6.40%) Spring
9 29 (5.80%) REST
10 27 (5.40%) Node.js
10 27 (5.40%) Web Services
11 18 (3.60%) XML
12 16 (3.20%) jQuery
13 15 (3.00%) .NET Framework
13 15 (3.00%) CSS3
14 14 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (2.80%) Spring Boot
14 14 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (2.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 196 (39.20%) Computer Science
2 75 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.40%) Algorithms
3 32 (6.40%) User Experience
4 31 (6.20%) Management Information System
5 26 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (4.60%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.80%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.80%) PMI
7 9 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.00%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.00%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.00%) NHS
11 4 (0.80%) CESG
12 3 (0.60%) Digital TV
12 3 (0.60%) Photography
12 3 (0.60%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.20%) Linux
2 43 (8.60%) Windows
3 23 (4.60%) Apple iOS
4 22 (4.40%) Android
5 12 (2.40%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.20%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.60%) Unix
10 2 (0.40%) CentOS
10 2 (0.40%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.20%) VMS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (25.40%) Software Engineering
3 78 (15.60%) SDLC
4 76 (15.20%) Mathematics
5 74 (14.80%) Open Source
6 72 (14.40%) OO
7 67 (13.40%) Test Automation
8 62 (12.40%) Scrum
9 52 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (10.40%) Unit Testing
10 46 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (9.00%) Mentoring
12 44 (8.80%) TDD
13 42 (8.40%) Microservices
14 39 (7.80%) Project Management
15 34 (6.80%) UML
16 33 (6.60%) Configuration Management
17 31 (6.20%) ITIL
18 30 (6.00%) MVC
19 28 (5.60%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (32.00%) Java
2 133 (26.60%) JavaScript
3 108 (21.60%) C#
4 106 (21.20%) SQL
5 79 (15.80%) Python
6 60 (12.00%) C++
7 47 (9.40%) C
8 44 (8.80%) Ruby
9 20 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.20%) VB.NET
11 15 (3.00%) PHP
12 13 (2.60%) Scala
13 12 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.40%) Perl
14 10 (2.00%) R
15 9 (1.80%) MATLAB
15 9 (1.80%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.20%) Ada
17 5 (1.00%) Fortran
17 5 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 121 (24.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 66 (13.20%) Security Cleared
3 51 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 36 (7.20%) Numerate Degree
5 21 (4.20%) PhD
6 19 (3.80%) DV Cleared
7 16 (3.20%) ISEB
8 13 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (2.40%) ISTQB
10 10 (2.00%) Master's Degree
10 10 (2.00%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.20%) MCP
11 6 (1.20%) MCSE
12 5 (1.00%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.80%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (0.60%) HND
14 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.80%) QA
2 11 (2.20%) SLA
3 9 (1.80%) MISRA
4 7 (1.40%) PMO
5 4 (0.80%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.80%) ECSS
5 4 (0.80%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.60%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.40%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.40%) WCAG
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 36 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.20%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.40%) Docker
6 3 (0.60%) LXC
6 3 (0.60%) XenServer
7 1 (0.20%) Firmware
7 1 (0.20%) NFS
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (4.20%) Ansible
2 19 (3.80%) Puppet
3 18 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.80%) Terraform
5 10 (2.00%) Salt
6 3 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.40%) Munin
7 2 (0.40%) Nagios
7 2 (0.40%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.40%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 102 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.60%) Oracle
3 28 (5.60%) SAP
4 26 (5.20%) Google
5 23 (4.60%) VMware
6 11 (2.20%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.80%) Tableau
8 7 (1.40%) Cadence
9 6 (1.20%) Citrix
9 6 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.00%) Cisco
11 4 (0.80%) Apple
11 4 (0.80%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.60%) Avaya
12 3 (0.60%) Intel
12 3 (0.60%) Veeam
13 2 (0.40%) Cognos
13 2 (0.40%) IBM
13 2 (0.40%) Juniper
13 2 (0.40%) Nokia