Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 106 84
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 127 81 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.32% 2.52% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 2.60% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 118 42 113
Bristol median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £20,100 £20,800 £19,000
90th Percentile £28,750 £37,000 £31,250
South West median annual salary £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +10.64% +4.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3726 3111 3694
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.46% 96.98% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3096 2655 3205
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Bristol

Graduate
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in Bristol.

Salary trend for Graduate in Bristol

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Bristol

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 97 (76.38%) Java
2 79 (62.20%) Degree
2 79 (62.20%) Computer Science
3 57 (44.88%) .NET
4 55 (43.31%) Microsoft
5 53 (41.73%) Mathematics
6 50 (39.37%) SQL
7 49 (38.58%) SQL Server
8 46 (36.22%) C++
9 44 (34.65%) Oracle
10 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
11 40 (31.50%) Computer Science Degree
12 37 (29.13%) OO
13 34 (26.77%) C#
14 33 (25.98%) HTML
15 30 (23.62%) Software Engineering
16 29 (22.83%) J2EE
16 29 (22.83%) Relational Database
17 28 (22.05%) Oracle Database
17 28 (22.05%) RDBMS
18 27 (21.26%) Finance
18 27 (21.26%) Python
18 27 (21.26%) Unit Testing
19 24 (18.90%) ASP.NET
20 23 (18.11%) CSS
20 23 (18.11%) SDLC
21 22 (17.32%) Numerate Degree
22 21 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
23 20 (15.75%) XML
24 17 (13.39%) Electronics

Graduate Skill Set
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 6 (4.72%) JBoss
2 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.79%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) npm
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.57%) DHCP
2 2 (1.57%) DNS
2 2 (1.57%) Firewall
2 2 (1.57%) VPN
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (38.58%) SQL Server
2 29 (22.83%) Relational Database
3 28 (22.05%) Oracle Database
3 28 (22.05%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.94%) Power BI
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.15%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (2.36%) JIRA
3 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.57%) Maven
4 1 (0.79%) Moq
4 1 (0.79%) MSTest
4 1 (0.79%) NUnit
4 1 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 27 (21.26%) Finance
2 17 (13.39%) Electronics
3 16 (12.60%) Marketing
3 16 (12.60%) Telecoms
4 15 (11.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.15%) Banking
5 4 (3.15%) French Language
5 4 (3.15%) German Language
6 3 (2.36%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (44.88%) .NET
2 33 (25.98%) HTML
3 29 (22.83%) J2EE
4 24 (18.90%) ASP.NET
5 23 (18.11%) CSS
6 20 (15.75%) XML
7 13 (10.24%) jQuery
8 9 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (5.51%) Spring
10 6 (4.72%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.94%) HTML5
11 5 (3.94%) React
12 4 (3.15%) GWT
12 4 (3.15%) MyBatis
12 4 (3.15%) Node.js
12 4 (3.15%) Struts
12 4 (3.15%) SWT
13 3 (2.36%) Backbone.js
13 3 (2.36%) REST
14 2 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 79 (62.20%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.15%) Photography
4 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.57%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.57%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.79%) HTC Vive
6 1 (0.79%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.36%) Linux
2 2 (1.57%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Android
3 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (41.73%) Mathematics
2 37 (29.13%) OO
3 30 (23.62%) Software Engineering
4 27 (21.26%) Unit Testing
5 23 (18.11%) SDLC
6 21 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (11.81%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (11.81%) OOP
7 15 (11.81%) Programme Management
8 12 (9.45%) CRM
8 12 (9.45%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.66%) MVC
10 9 (7.09%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (5.51%) Collaborative Working
12 4 (3.15%) Coaching
12 4 (3.15%) ETL
12 4 (3.15%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.15%) Web Development
13 3 (2.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 97 (76.38%) Java
2 50 (39.37%) SQL
3 46 (36.22%) C++
4 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
5 34 (26.77%) C#
6 27 (21.26%) Python
7 13 (10.24%) T-SQL
8 12 (9.45%) Perl
9 3 (2.36%) C
10 2 (1.57%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (62.20%) Degree
2 40 (31.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (17.32%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (7.87%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.79%) MCP
6 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
Vendors
1 55 (43.31%) Microsoft
2 44 (34.65%) Oracle
3 15 (11.81%) SAP
4 2 (1.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.57%) F5
4 2 (1.57%) Juniper
5 1 (0.79%) Tableau