Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 449 576 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.14% 15.04% 13.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.31% 51.06% 50.39%
Number of salaries quoted 354 451 386
Bristol median annual salary £43,250 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.49% -8.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £66,250 £67,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,016
% change year-on-year - -0.04% +6.71%

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 1,128 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 23.66% 29.46% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 623 836 701
Bristol median annual salary £44,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% -8.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,750 £65,000 £73,750
South West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 174 (38.75%) Computer Science
2 146 (32.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 141 (31.40%) Java
4 129 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (27.39%) Security Cleared
6 113 (25.17%) Software Engineering
7 112 (24.94%) Finance
8 111 (24.72%) JavaScript
9 108 (24.05%) C
10 107 (23.83%) Linux
11 104 (23.16%) C++
12 97 (21.60%) Python
13 93 (20.71%) .NET
14 90 (20.04%) C#
14 90 (20.04%) HTML
15 86 (19.15%) Microsoft
15 86 (19.15%) Marketing
16 83 (18.49%) Oracle
16 83 (18.49%) CSS
17 78 (17.37%) Electronics
18 77 (17.15%) Telecoms
18 77 (17.15%) SQL Server
19 74 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
20 70 (15.59%) OO
21 69 (15.37%) UML
22 67 (14.92%) SQL
23 64 (14.25%) SC Cleared
24 62 (13.81%) Mathematics
25 61 (13.59%) Scrum
26 60 (13.36%) 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 14 (3.12%) Apache
2 10 (2.23%) CMS
2 10 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.78%) Alfresco
3 8 (1.78%) Joomla!
4 6 (1.34%) Confluence
4 6 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (1.34%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.34%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.11%) JBoss
5 5 (1.11%) Jetty
6 4 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.89%) Drupal
6 4 (0.89%) nginx
7 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.67%) WordPress
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.11%) Simulink
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.22%) InDesign
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) LabWindows
1 2 (0.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.67%) GitHub
4 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.45%) IaaS
4 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.45%) PaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Runscope
4 2 (0.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) AdWords
5 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.79%) DNS
2 16 (3.56%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.12%) Internet
4 11 (2.45%) DHCP
5 8 (1.78%) Firewall
6 7 (1.56%) HTTP
7 6 (1.34%) FTP
7 6 (1.34%) SMTP
7 6 (1.34%) SSL
8 5 (1.11%) MPLS
9 4 (0.89%) BGP
9 4 (0.89%) Modbus
9 4 (0.89%) PPP
9 4 (0.89%) Profibus
9 4 (0.89%) RS-232
9 4 (0.89%) RS-422
9 4 (0.89%) RS-485
9 4 (0.89%) VPN
10 3 (0.67%) IPsec
10 3 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (17.15%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 25 (5.57%) MySQL
3 25 (5.57%) RDBMS
3 25 (5.57%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.68%) Hadoop
5 18 (4.01%) Big Data
6 12 (2.67%) MariaDB
7 11 (2.45%) Data Mining
7 11 (2.45%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.78%) Geospatial Data
8 8 (1.78%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.34%) Power BI
10 5 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.45%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 44 (9.80%) Subversion
3 41 (9.13%) Maven
4 25 (5.57%) JIRA
5 24 (5.35%) Eclipse
6 21 (4.68%) Jenkins
7 17 (3.79%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (3.56%) Ant
8 16 (3.56%) Apache Ivy
9 13 (2.90%) GCC
9 13 (2.90%) Selenium
10 12 (2.67%) Gerrit
10 12 (2.67%) JUnit
11 11 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (2.23%) Rational DOORS
13 9 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
14 6 (1.34%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.34%) Log4Net
14 6 (1.34%) Protractor
14 6 (1.34%) TestNG
General
1 112 (24.94%) Finance
2 86 (19.15%) Marketing
3 78 (17.37%) Electronics
4 77 (17.15%) Telecoms
5 60 (13.36%) Manufacturing
6 21 (4.68%) Games
7 17 (3.79%) Aerospace
8 13 (2.90%) Law
9 10 (2.23%) Automotive
10 8 (1.78%) Legal
10 8 (1.78%) Retail
11 7 (1.56%) Military
12 6 (1.34%) Billing
13 4 (0.89%) Avionics
14 3 (0.67%) Banking
14 3 (0.67%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.22%) Advertising
15 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.22%) French Language
15 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 120 (26.73%) Developer
2 72 (16.04%) Software Engineer
3 61 (13.59%) Software Developer
4 57 (12.69%) Junior
5 51 (11.36%) Graduate
6 42 (9.35%) Analyst
7 40 (8.91%) Graduate Developer
8 39 (8.69%) Junior Developer
9 38 (8.46%) C++ Software Engineer
10 32 (7.13%) C# Developer
11 29 (6.46%) Graduate Software Developer
11 29 (6.46%) Junior Software Developer
12 28 (6.24%) .NET Developer
13 26 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 25 (5.57%) .NET Software Developer
14 25 (5.57%) Architect
14 25 (5.57%) C# Software Developer
15 24 (5.35%) Java Developer
16 23 (5.12%) Systems Engineer
17 22 (4.90%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (20.71%) .NET
2 90 (20.04%) HTML
3 83 (18.49%) CSS
4 59 (13.14%) jQuery
5 51 (11.36%) ASP.NET
5 51 (11.36%) XML
6 35 (7.80%) AngularJS
7 26 (5.79%) Spring
8 22 (4.90%) Web Services
9 21 (4.68%) HTML5
9 21 (4.68%) JSF
10 17 (3.79%) J2EE
11 16 (3.56%) Qt
12 13 (2.90%) REST
12 13 (2.90%) XHTML
13 12 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (2.45%) 802.1X
14 11 (2.45%) Java EE
15 10 (2.23%) .NET Framework
16 9 (2.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 174 (38.75%) Computer Science
2 38 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (8.24%) User Experience
4 26 (5.79%) Embedded Systems
5 21 (4.68%) Algorithms
6 20 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.45%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.56%) Data Centre
7 16 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (3.12%) Robotics
9 9 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (1.78%) RIA
11 7 (1.56%) Fintech
12 6 (1.34%) NHS
12 6 (1.34%) PMI
13 5 (1.11%) Verilog
14 4 (0.89%) CAN bus
14 4 (0.89%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 107 (23.83%) Linux
2 28 (6.24%) Android
2 28 (6.24%) Apple iOS
3 26 (5.79%) Unix
4 20 (4.45%) Windows
5 8 (1.78%) CentOS
6 6 (1.34%) Solaris
7 5 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.22%) Debian
9 1 (0.22%) LynxOS
9 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.22%) VMS
9 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (25.17%) Software Engineering
3 74 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
4 70 (15.59%) OO
5 69 (15.37%) UML
6 62 (13.81%) Mathematics
7 61 (13.59%) Scrum
8 60 (13.36%) Programme Management
9 59 (13.14%) Digital Marketing
10 51 (11.36%) E-Commerce
11 49 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
13 45 (10.02%) Project Management
14 44 (9.80%) SDLC
15 41 (9.13%) Machine Learning
16 37 (8.24%) TDD
17 35 (7.80%) ITIL
18 31 (6.90%) Physics
19 30 (6.68%) DevOps
20 29 (6.46%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 141 (31.40%) Java
2 111 (24.72%) JavaScript
3 108 (24.05%) C
4 104 (23.16%) C++
5 97 (21.60%) Python
6 90 (20.04%) C#
7 67 (14.92%) SQL
8 27 (6.01%) Shell Script
9 21 (4.68%) Perl
10 20 (4.45%) TypeScript
11 15 (3.34%) Ruby
12 14 (3.12%) PHP
13 13 (2.90%) Embedded C
14 10 (2.23%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.78%) R
16 5 (1.11%) Ada
16 5 (1.11%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.89%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.89%) Go
18 3 (0.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 146 (32.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 123 (27.39%) Security Cleared
3 64 (14.25%) SC Cleared
4 34 (7.57%) DV Cleared
5 20 (4.45%) PhD
6 13 (2.90%) Chartered Engineer
7 9 (2.00%) CISM
7 9 (2.00%) CISSP
7 9 (2.00%) CITP
7 9 (2.00%) IIBA
7 9 (2.00%) ISEB
8 7 (1.56%) CISA
8 7 (1.56%) PCI QSA
9 6 (1.34%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.11%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.45%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (3.34%) QA
2 13 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 12 (2.67%) ECSS
4 10 (2.23%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.34%) GDPR
6 5 (1.11%) MISRA
7 4 (0.89%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.67%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.45%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.22%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (4.68%) Docker
2 15 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.89%) KVM
7 3 (0.67%) Firmware
8 2 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (3.79%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.56%) Puppet
3 11 (2.45%) Galera Cluster
4 5 (1.11%) SCCM
5 4 (0.89%) Ansible
5 4 (0.89%) PTC Integrity
6 2 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 83 (18.49%) Oracle
3 58 (12.92%) SAP
4 22 (4.90%) VMware
5 17 (3.79%) Google
6 8 (1.78%) IBM
7 7 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.56%) Tableau
8 6 (1.34%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.11%) Snow
10 4 (0.89%) Panasonic
10 4 (0.89%) PTC
10 4 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.67%) Apple
11 3 (0.67%) CA
11 3 (0.67%) Cadence
11 3 (0.67%) EMC
11 3 (0.67%) Facebook
11 3 (0.67%) IBM Sterling
12 2 (0.45%) MuleSoft