Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 15 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 462 474 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.30% 12.70% 15.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.80% 51.80% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 326 370 489
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £63,750 £62,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -4.76%

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 875 915 1,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.19% 24.52% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 621 664 904
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,950 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%

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 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bristol

Degree
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 3 £25,000 -
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 187 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (26.62%) Computer Science
3 118 (25.54%) C
4 117 (25.32%) Software Engineering
5 98 (21.21%) Security Cleared
6 93 (20.13%) Project Management
7 92 (19.91%) Java
8 85 (18.40%) C#
8 85 (18.40%) SC Cleared
8 85 (18.40%) Problem-Solving
9 84 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 78 (16.88%) Cybersecurity
11 75 (16.23%) Management Information System
11 75 (16.23%) Computer Science Degree
12 72 (15.58%) Microsoft
13 69 (14.94%) .NET
13 69 (14.94%) Big Data
14 68 (14.72%) Finance
15 67 (14.50%) Web Development
15 67 (14.50%) React
16 66 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 64 (13.85%) Internet
18 60 (12.99%) Scrum
19 59 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
20 58 (12.55%) CSS
21 57 (12.34%) Python
21 57 (12.34%) Acceptance Criteria
22 55 (11.90%) Business Analysis
22 55 (11.90%) Git (software)
23 54 (11.69%) Enterprise Architecture

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 (3.03%) JBoss
1 14 (3.03%) Jetty
1 14 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.30%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.65%) CMS
4 3 (0.65%) Ethereum
4 3 (0.65%) WordPress
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.22%) Drupal
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.22%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.22%) Liferay
5 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.30%) UXPin
5 3 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.65%) NASTRAN
5 3 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.43%) Revit
6 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Simulink
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (8.01%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.22%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.03%) Power Platform
3 12 (2.60%) Office 365
4 11 (2.38%) PowerApps
5 7 (1.52%) OpenShift
5 7 (1.52%) SaaS
6 6 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) AdWords
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon Alexa
9 1 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.22%) GitHub
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) IaaS
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (13.85%) Internet
2 16 (3.46%) Firewall
3 12 (2.60%) LAN
3 12 (2.60%) WAN
4 9 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.95%) VoIP
5 7 (1.52%) MPLS
5 7 (1.52%) VPN
5 7 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.08%) BGP
6 5 (1.08%) OSPF
7 4 (0.87%) Wireless
8 3 (0.65%) IPsec
8 3 (0.65%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) 802.11
9 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.22%) GSM
9 1 (0.22%) HTTP
9 1 (0.22%) RS-232
9 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (14.94%) Big Data
2 34 (7.36%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.03%) Power BI
6 12 (2.60%) Data Mining
6 12 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.95%) Blockchain
8 8 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.52%) Neo4j
9 7 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (1.30%) MySQL
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.22%) MS Access
13 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 21 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 17 (3.68%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.03%) Maven
5 14 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (2.38%) JIRA
7 9 (1.95%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.30%) Axure RP
9 6 (1.30%) JIRA Agile
10 4 (0.87%) LabVIEW
10 4 (0.87%) Polyspace
10 4 (0.87%) VectorCAST
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.43%) Grunt
12 2 (0.43%) webpack
13 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
13 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
General
1 68 (14.72%) Finance
2 32 (6.93%) Marketing
2 32 (6.93%) Public Sector
2 32 (6.93%) Telecoms
3 30 (6.49%) Aerospace
3 30 (6.49%) Military
4 25 (5.41%) Electronics
5 20 (4.33%) Local Government
5 20 (4.33%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.46%) Retail
7 14 (3.03%) Banking
8 8 (1.73%) Back Office
8 8 (1.73%) Fire and Rescue
8 8 (1.73%) Law
8 8 (1.73%) Police
9 7 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.08%) Legal
11 4 (0.87%) Avionics
12 3 (0.65%) Games
12 3 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 97 (21.00%) Developer
2 77 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 64 (13.85%) Consultant
4 52 (11.26%) Analyst
5 48 (10.39%) Architect
6 31 (6.71%) Software Developer
7 28 (6.06%) Junior
7 28 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
8 24 (5.19%) Graduate
9 21 (4.55%) Communications Consultant
10 20 (4.33%) Junior Developer
11 18 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (3.68%) .NET Developer
12 17 (3.68%) Graduate Developer
12 17 (3.68%) Java Developer
13 15 (3.25%) Business Change Consultant
13 15 (3.25%) Business Consultant
13 15 (3.25%) C# Developer
13 15 (3.25%) Change Consultant
14 14 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (14.94%) .NET
2 67 (14.50%) React
3 58 (12.55%) CSS
4 46 (9.96%) AngularJS
5 40 (8.66%) HTML
6 31 (6.71%) Spring
7 27 (5.84%) Vue.js
8 26 (5.63%) Redux
9 24 (5.19%) HTML5
10 21 (4.55%) jQuery
10 21 (4.55%) Web Services
11 19 (4.11%) RESTful
12 18 (3.90%) .NET Core
13 17 (3.68%) Keras
13 17 (3.68%) scikit-learn
14 16 (3.46%) XML
15 15 (3.25%) Sass
16 14 (3.03%) Servlets
17 13 (2.81%) JMS
17 13 (2.81%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 75 (16.23%) Management Information System
2 53 (11.47%) Internet of Things
3 42 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (7.79%) Algorithms
5 21 (4.55%) User Experience
6 12 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 12 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.38%) Renewable Energy
8 10 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.73%) Blog
10 8 (1.73%) Social Media
11 7 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (1.30%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.08%) Tandem
14 4 (0.87%) Verilog
14 4 (0.87%) VHDL
15 3 (0.65%) Graphic Design
15 3 (0.65%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.61%) Linux
2 30 (6.49%) Windows
3 7 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.30%) Android
4 6 (1.30%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.87%) Unix
5 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.22%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (26.62%) Computer Science
3 117 (25.32%) Software Engineering
4 93 (20.13%) Project Management
5 85 (18.40%) Problem-Solving
6 78 (16.88%) Cybersecurity
7 67 (14.50%) Web Development
8 66 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 60 (12.99%) Scrum
10 59 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 57 (12.34%) Acceptance Criteria
12 55 (11.90%) Business Analysis
13 54 (11.69%) Enterprise Architecture
14 51 (11.04%) Service Design
15 50 (10.82%) DevOps
15 50 (10.82%) IT Strategy
15 50 (10.82%) Mathematics
16 48 (10.39%) UML
17 47 (10.17%) ITIL
17 47 (10.17%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 118 (25.54%) C
2 92 (19.91%) Java
3 85 (18.40%) C#
4 84 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 57 (12.34%) Python
6 53 (11.47%) C++
7 49 (10.61%) SQL
8 29 (6.28%) TypeScript
9 19 (4.11%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.81%) MATLAB
11 11 (2.38%) ES6
11 11 (2.38%) PHP
12 10 (2.16%) R
13 9 (1.95%) Ada
13 9 (1.95%) Assembly Language
14 8 (1.73%) Lua
15 3 (0.65%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.65%) Fortran
15 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 85 (18.40%) SC Cleared
3 75 (16.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (3.46%) Chartered Engineer
5 15 (3.25%) HNC
6 14 (3.03%) HND
7 13 (2.81%) PhD
8 10 (2.16%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.30%) CISSP
9 6 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (1.08%) APMP
10 5 (1.08%) ISEB
10 5 (1.08%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.87%) APMG
11 4 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.65%) CCNA
12 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.52%) QA
3 5 (1.08%) IEC 61508
3 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 4 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.87%) MISRA
4 4 (0.87%) MISRA C
5 3 (0.65%) ECSS
5 3 (0.65%) NIST
5 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.43%) HAZOP
6 2 (0.43%) PMO
6 2 (0.43%) TickIT
7 1 (0.22%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.22%) GDPR
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (6.71%) Docker
2 16 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (4.98%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.65%) PTC Integrity
3 1 (0.22%) Ansible
3 1 (0.22%) Nagios
3 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.01%) Sparx
3 36 (7.79%) BiZZdesign
4 30 (6.49%) Oracle
5 17 (3.68%) VMware
6 15 (3.25%) SAP
7 12 (2.60%) Adobe
8 8 (1.73%) IBM
8 8 (1.73%) Tableau
9 6 (1.30%) IBM Sterling
10 4 (0.87%) Apple
11 3 (0.65%) Dell
11 3 (0.65%) PTC
11 3 (0.65%) Qualys
11 3 (0.65%) Splunk
11 3 (0.65%) Virgin Media
11 3 (0.65%) Xilinx
12 2 (0.43%) Cisco
12 2 (0.43%) Facebook
12 2 (0.43%) Instagram