Period
to 21 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 617 556 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 16.04% 16.40% 16.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.65% 53.88% 56.26%
Number of salaries quoted 492 488 520
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.09% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,750 £22,475
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1172 1032 1134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 30.47% 30.43% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 891 865 930
Bristol median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £64,250 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,127 £39,000
% change year-on-year -0.32% +2.89% +4.00%

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Degree.

1 236 (38.25%) Computer Science
2 229 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (37.12%) Java
3 211 (34.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 178 (28.85%) JavaScript
5 176 (28.53%) .NET
6 173 (28.04%) C#
7 172 (27.88%) HTML
7 172 (27.88%) Software Engineering
8 125 (20.26%) SQL
9 119 (19.29%) OO
10 112 (18.15%) SDLC
11 111 (17.99%) CSS
12 108 (17.50%) Finance
13 105 (17.02%) Python
14 100 (16.21%) C
14 100 (16.21%) C++
15 96 (15.56%) Microsoft
16 92 (14.91%) SQL Server
17 90 (14.59%) Business Intelligence
18 88 (14.26%) Security Cleared
19 86 (13.94%) Marketing
20 84 (13.61%) Electronics
21 83 (13.45%) Open Source
22 82 (13.29%) Mathematics
23 80 (12.97%) Programme Management
24 77 (12.48%) HTML5
25 76 (12.32%) Project Management
26 74 (11.99%) Telecoms
27 73 (11.83%) Manufacturing

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 10 (1.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.30%) CMS
2 8 (1.30%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.13%) SAS
4 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.81%) Apache
5 5 (0.81%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (0.81%) JBoss
5 5 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.65%) Drupal
6 4 (0.65%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.49%) IIS
7 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.32%) Confluence
8 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.32%) Liferay
8 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.32%) nginx
8 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.62%) Simulink
5 9 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.49%) SPSS
8 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Magento
2 1 (0.16%) Maximo
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.94%) SaaS
3 10 (1.62%) Office 365
4 7 (1.13%) IaaS
4 7 (1.13%) PaaS
5 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.78%) Internet
2 10 (1.62%) SSL
3 8 (1.30%) Firewall
3 8 (1.30%) HTTP
4 6 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.81%) SAN
6 4 (0.65%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.65%) VPN
6 4 (0.65%) Wireless
7 3 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.49%) DHCP
7 3 (0.49%) DNS
7 3 (0.49%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.49%) IPsec
8 2 (0.32%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.32%) LDAP
8 2 (0.32%) MPLS
8 2 (0.32%) MQTT
8 2 (0.32%) SMS
8 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 32 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 31 (5.02%) Data Mining
5 25 (4.05%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.76%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.94%) Geospatial Data
7 12 (1.94%) GIS
8 9 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.30%) MySQL
10 7 (1.13%) Big Data
10 7 (1.13%) Spatial Data
11 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.81%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.81%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.65%) Power BI
14 3 (0.49%) Impala
14 3 (0.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (7.94%) Selenium
2 32 (5.19%) Jasmine
2 32 (5.19%) Protractor
3 31 (5.02%) JUnit
4 28 (4.54%) TestNG
5 26 (4.21%) Git (software)
6 21 (3.40%) Jenkins
7 19 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
8 13 (2.11%) Visual Studio
9 12 (1.94%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.94%) Maven
9 12 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (1.78%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.62%) Subversion
12 9 (1.46%) HP UFT
13 8 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
14 7 (1.13%) GCC
14 7 (1.13%) Mercurial
15 6 (0.97%) Hudson
15 6 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 108 (17.50%) Finance
2 86 (13.94%) Marketing
3 84 (13.61%) Electronics
4 74 (11.99%) Telecoms
5 73 (11.83%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.76%) Games
7 15 (2.43%) Military
8 12 (1.94%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.46%) Avionics
10 8 (1.30%) Retail
11 6 (0.97%) Advertising
12 5 (0.81%) Banking
13 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.49%) Law
14 3 (0.49%) Legal
15 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.16%) Automotive
16 1 (0.16%) Back Office
16 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 208 (33.71%) Developer
2 91 (14.75%) Software Engineer
3 85 (13.78%) Graduate
3 85 (13.78%) Java Developer
4 71 (11.51%) Junior
5 69 (11.18%) Software Developer
6 63 (10.21%) Analyst
7 56 (9.08%) C# Developer
8 52 (8.43%) Graduate Developer
9 47 (7.62%) .NET Developer
10 46 (7.46%) Senior Developer
11 42 (6.81%) Junior Developer
12 41 (6.65%) Consultant
13 36 (5.83%) Graduate Software Developer
14 35 (5.67%) Lead Developer
15 33 (5.35%) Java Software Developer
16 32 (5.19%) Project Manager
16 32 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
17 28 (4.54%) Machine Learning Researcher
18 26 (4.21%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (28.53%) .NET
2 172 (27.88%) HTML
3 111 (17.99%) CSS
4 77 (12.48%) HTML5
5 71 (11.51%) AngularJS
6 58 (9.40%) ASP.NET
7 54 (8.75%) React
8 52 (8.43%) Node.js
9 51 (8.27%) REST
10 47 (7.62%) jQuery
11 46 (7.46%) Spring
12 31 (5.02%) J2EE
13 25 (4.05%) RESTful
13 25 (4.05%) Web Services
14 23 (3.73%) Backbone.js
15 17 (2.76%) XML
16 16 (2.59%) Apache Flex
17 14 (2.27%) Middleware
18 13 (2.11%) CSS3
18 13 (2.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 236 (38.25%) Computer Science
2 55 (8.91%) Enterprise Software
3 51 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (7.94%) Algorithms
5 37 (6.00%) Management Information System
6 30 (4.86%) Mobile App
7 19 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.11%) User Experience
8 13 (2.11%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.94%) PMI
10 9 (1.46%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 9 (1.46%) Verilog
10 9 (1.46%) VHDL
11 7 (1.13%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.97%) CESG
12 6 (0.97%) Clustering
12 6 (0.97%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.81%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.65%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.02%) Windows
2 50 (8.10%) Linux
3 14 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.11%) Android
4 13 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 10 (1.62%) Solaris
6 10 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.30%) Unix
8 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.49%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) HPUX
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (27.88%) Software Engineering
3 119 (19.29%) OO
4 112 (18.15%) SDLC
5 90 (14.59%) Business Intelligence
6 83 (13.45%) Open Source
7 82 (13.29%) Mathematics
8 80 (12.97%) Programme Management
9 76 (12.32%) Project Management
10 70 (11.35%) Scrum
11 67 (10.86%) Digital Marketing
12 59 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (9.56%) Test Automation
13 56 (9.08%) OOP
14 47 (7.62%) UML
15 46 (7.46%) Mentoring
16 40 (6.48%) Microservices
17 39 (6.32%) TDD
18 38 (6.16%) Software Testing
19 37 (6.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 229 (37.12%) Java
2 178 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 173 (28.04%) C#
4 125 (20.26%) SQL
5 105 (17.02%) Python
6 100 (16.21%) C
6 100 (16.21%) C++
7 35 (5.67%) Ruby
8 31 (5.02%) Perl
8 31 (5.02%) Scala
8 31 (5.02%) Shell Script
9 20 (3.24%) MATLAB
10 17 (2.76%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.78%) PHP
12 10 (1.62%) Ada
13 9 (1.46%) Assembly Language
13 9 (1.46%) Fortran
13 9 (1.46%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.30%) F#
14 8 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 211 (34.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 88 (14.26%) Security Cleared
3 73 (11.83%) SC Cleared
4 52 (8.43%) PhD
5 36 (5.83%) Numerate Degree
6 24 (3.89%) ISTQB
7 21 (3.40%) PMI Certification
8 17 (2.76%) DV Cleared
9 13 (2.11%) Master's Degree
10 9 (1.46%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (1.46%) Chartered Engineer
10 9 (1.46%) ISEB
10 9 (1.46%) PMP
11 7 (1.13%) CISM
11 7 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.97%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.81%) MCSE
13 5 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.57%) QA
2 15 (2.43%) Def Stans
3 13 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 10 (1.62%) DO-254
5 9 (1.46%) DO-178B
5 9 (1.46%) IEC 61508
5 9 (1.46%) ISO 26262
6 7 (1.13%) MISRA
6 7 (1.13%) MISRA C
7 6 (0.97%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.97%) SLA
8 4 (0.65%) TickIT
9 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.49%) PMO
10 2 (0.32%) ECSS
10 2 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.32%) WCAG
11 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.78%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.97%) vSphere
5 4 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.49%) Firmware
7 2 (0.32%) Docker
7 2 (0.32%) XenServer
8 1 (0.16%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (1.46%) SCCM
2 4 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (0.65%) Puppet
3 3 (0.49%) Nagios
3 3 (0.49%) OpenView
3 3 (0.49%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 96 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 69 (11.18%) Oracle
2 69 (11.18%) SAP
3 17 (2.76%) HP
3 17 (2.76%) VMware
4 13 (2.11%) Citrix
4 13 (2.11%) IBM
5 9 (1.46%) Cognizant
6 8 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 6 (0.97%) Cisco
7 6 (0.97%) SolarWinds
8 5 (0.81%) NetApp
9 4 (0.65%) Juniper
9 4 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.65%) Tableau
10 3 (0.49%) Alterian
10 3 (0.49%) Google
10 3 (0.49%) Sybase
11 2 (0.32%) Avaya
11 2 (0.32%) Xamarin