Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 476 602 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.80% 15.81% 15.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.07% 52.35% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 379 474 438
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £64,625 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +10.81%

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 897 1,150 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.13% 30.20% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 654 859 791
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,249 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,150 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,127
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.32% +2.89%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (41.60%) Computer Science
2 173 (36.34%) Java
3 157 (32.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 156 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (28.36%) JavaScript
6 117 (24.58%) C++
6 117 (24.58%) HTML
7 115 (24.16%) Python
8 114 (23.95%) .NET
9 112 (23.53%) Security Cleared
10 111 (23.32%) C
10 111 (23.32%) Finance
11 110 (23.11%) C#
11 110 (23.11%) CSS
12 106 (22.27%) Software Engineering
13 94 (19.75%) Linux
14 92 (19.33%) Microsoft
15 89 (18.70%) SQL
16 87 (18.28%) SQL Server
17 86 (18.07%) OO
18 85 (17.86%) Oracle
19 84 (17.65%) Marketing
20 83 (17.44%) Telecoms
21 80 (16.81%) Electronics
22 71 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
23 69 (14.50%) Scrum
24 66 (13.87%) Mathematics
25 65 (13.66%) jQuery
26 62 (13.03%) Programme Management
26 62 (13.03%) 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 17 (3.57%) Apache
2 16 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.94%) CMS
4 13 (2.73%) Confluence
5 12 (2.52%) nginx
6 8 (1.68%) Alfresco
6 8 (1.68%) Joomla!
7 6 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.26%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.05%) Drupal
9 4 (0.84%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.63%) WordPress
11 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.42%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.42%) IIS
11 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.21%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.63%) Simulink
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Magento
2 2 (0.42%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.42%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.68%) SaaS
5 7 (1.47%) IaaS
6 5 (1.05%) Office 365
7 3 (0.63%) GitHub
7 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.42%) Runscope
9 1 (0.21%) AdWords
9 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.73%) DNS
2 13 (2.73%) Internet
3 8 (1.68%) HTTP
3 8 (1.68%) WAN
4 7 (1.47%) DHCP
4 7 (1.47%) Firewall
4 7 (1.47%) Skype
4 7 (1.47%) Unified Communications
5 6 (1.26%) FTP
5 6 (1.26%) MPLS
5 6 (1.26%) SMTP
5 6 (1.26%) SSL
6 4 (0.84%) LAN
6 4 (0.84%) Network Security
6 4 (0.84%) SMS
7 3 (0.63%) BGP
7 3 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.63%) PPP
7 3 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.09%) Oracle Database
2 29 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 27 (5.67%) RDBMS
4 23 (4.83%) MySQL
5 22 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 20 (4.20%) Hadoop
7 13 (2.73%) Data Mining
7 13 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.52%) Big Data
9 7 (1.47%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
10 5 (1.05%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.84%) Power BI
12 3 (0.63%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 51 (10.71%) Subversion
3 31 (6.51%) Maven
4 28 (5.88%) JIRA
5 26 (5.46%) JUnit
6 25 (5.25%) Eclipse
7 20 (4.20%) Selenium
8 19 (3.99%) Jenkins
9 17 (3.57%) Jasmine
10 16 (3.36%) Mercurial
11 13 (2.73%) GCC
11 13 (2.73%) Protractor
11 13 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (2.52%) Gerrit
12 12 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (2.31%) Ant
13 11 (2.31%) Apache Ivy
13 11 (2.31%) Rational Rhapsody
13 11 (2.31%) TestNG
14 10 (2.10%) Rational DOORS
General
1 111 (23.32%) Finance
2 84 (17.65%) Marketing
3 83 (17.44%) Telecoms
4 80 (16.81%) Electronics
5 62 (13.03%) Manufacturing
6 22 (4.62%) Games
7 13 (2.73%) Aerospace
7 13 (2.73%) Mandarin Language
8 12 (2.52%) Retail
9 9 (1.89%) Automotive
10 8 (1.68%) Law
11 7 (1.47%) Billing
12 6 (1.26%) Cantonese Language
12 6 (1.26%) Military
13 3 (0.63%) Legal
13 3 (0.63%) Local Government
14 2 (0.42%) Avionics
14 2 (0.42%) Back Office
15 1 (0.21%) Advertising
15 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 159 (33.40%) Developer
2 73 (15.34%) Software Engineer
3 72 (15.13%) Graduate
4 68 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 51 (10.71%) Junior
6 50 (10.50%) Graduate Developer
7 45 (9.45%) Analyst
8 43 (9.03%) Junior Developer
9 39 (8.19%) C++ Software Engineer
9 39 (8.19%) Java Developer
10 38 (7.98%) .NET Developer
11 37 (7.77%) C# Developer
11 37 (7.77%) Graduate Software Developer
12 32 (6.72%) Junior Software Developer
13 29 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
14 28 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
14 28 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
15 23 (4.83%) Business Analyst
16 22 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
17 21 (4.41%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (24.58%) HTML
2 114 (23.95%) .NET
3 110 (23.11%) CSS
4 65 (13.66%) jQuery
5 58 (12.18%) ASP.NET
6 49 (10.29%) XML
7 44 (9.24%) AngularJS
8 37 (7.77%) HTML5
9 30 (6.30%) Spring
10 21 (4.41%) J2EE
11 20 (4.20%) CSS3
11 20 (4.20%) JSF
11 20 (4.20%) React
12 19 (3.99%) Node.js
12 19 (3.99%) Web Services
13 16 (3.36%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (2.94%) Backbone.js
14 14 (2.94%) Ember.js
15 13 (2.73%) .NET Framework
16 12 (2.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 198 (41.60%) Computer Science
2 45 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.98%) User Experience
4 29 (6.09%) Algorithms
5 25 (5.25%) Mobile App
6 21 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
7 20 (4.20%) Data Centre
8 19 (3.99%) Management Information System
9 16 (3.36%) Data Structures
10 14 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.89%) PMI
12 9 (1.89%) RIA
12 9 (1.89%) Verilog
13 8 (1.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (1.47%) ASIC
14 7 (1.47%) Driving Licence
14 7 (1.47%) Fintech
14 7 (1.47%) SystemC
15 6 (1.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 94 (19.75%) Linux
2 29 (6.09%) Android
2 29 (6.09%) Apple iOS
3 23 (4.83%) Unix
4 21 (4.41%) Windows
5 12 (2.52%) CentOS
6 4 (0.84%) Solaris
6 4 (0.84%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Debian
8 1 (0.21%) LynxOS
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (22.27%) Software Engineering
3 86 (18.07%) OO
4 71 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
5 69 (14.50%) Scrum
6 66 (13.87%) Mathematics
7 62 (13.03%) Programme Management
8 61 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
8 61 (12.82%) UML
9 60 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (12.18%) E-Commerce
11 55 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (10.50%) SDLC
13 47 (9.87%) TDD
14 36 (7.56%) Physics
14 36 (7.56%) Test Automation
15 35 (7.35%) Machine Learning
15 35 (7.35%) OOP
15 35 (7.35%) Project Management
16 34 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 173 (36.34%) Java
2 135 (28.36%) JavaScript
3 117 (24.58%) C++
4 115 (24.16%) Python
5 111 (23.32%) C
6 110 (23.11%) C#
7 89 (18.70%) SQL
8 35 (7.35%) Perl
9 28 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 21 (4.41%) PHP
11 20 (4.20%) TypeScript
12 13 (2.73%) Ruby
13 7 (1.47%) Embedded C
14 5 (1.05%) Ada
15 4 (0.84%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.84%) R
16 3 (0.63%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.63%) Go
16 3 (0.63%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 157 (32.98%) Computer Science Degree
2 112 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 59 (12.39%) SC Cleared
4 32 (6.72%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.99%) PhD
6 11 (2.31%) Chartered Engineer
7 10 (2.10%) CITP
7 10 (2.10%) IIBA
7 10 (2.10%) ISEB
8 9 (1.89%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (1.47%) CISSP
10 7 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (1.26%) CISM
11 6 (1.26%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.05%) CISA
12 5 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.05%) PCI QSA
13 2 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.94%) QA
3 12 (2.52%) ECSS
4 11 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 8 (1.68%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.05%) MISRA
7 4 (0.84%) GDPR
7 4 (0.84%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.63%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.42%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.42%) SLA
9 2 (0.42%) WCAG
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.21%) MISRA C
System Software
1 23 (4.83%) Docker
2 12 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.68%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.84%) KVM
6 3 (0.63%) Firmware
7 2 (0.42%) NFS
7 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (3.36%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.31%) Puppet
3 7 (1.47%) Galera Cluster
4 5 (1.05%) SCCM
5 4 (0.84%) PTC Integrity
6 3 (0.63%) Ansible
6 3 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.21%) Mesos
7 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 92 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 85 (17.86%) Oracle
3 61 (12.82%) SAP
4 23 (4.83%) Google
5 12 (2.52%) VMware
6 11 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.68%) Cadence
8 7 (1.47%) CA
8 7 (1.47%) Cisco
8 7 (1.47%) NEC
9 6 (1.26%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.26%) Tableau
10 5 (1.05%) IBM
10 5 (1.05%) Snow
11 4 (0.84%) PTC
11 4 (0.84%) Synopsys
12 3 (0.63%) EMC
12 3 (0.63%) Rockwell
12 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.63%) Siemens