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What jobs are there in Bristol?

Historically, Bristol became known for its offshore trade. It is still an important part of their economy but over the last few decades, there has seen a shift towards creative media, aerospace and the electronics industry. Aerospace is an important area of research for the University of West England (Bristol UWE). Major employers include Airbus, Rolls-Royce, British Aerospace and the Ministry of Defence

The creative and cultural industry accounts for 12 per cent of all businesses in Bristol. Businesses are varied and include advertising, marketing, animation, design, digital, publishing and film. Bristol now has the fifth highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita in the UK in its entirety. It is one of the major cities for businesses in the Southwest and attracts businesses in the creative and ICT sectors. 

Job trends in Bristol

Finance had quickly become important for the Bristol economy. Nicknamed the ‘Silicon Gorge’, finance, IT and technology do well in the city and continues to grow. Tourism does really well in Bristol due to over 9 million people visiting the area every year, especially when the number of things to do in and around Bristol is recognised. The average salary is £35,000 which makes it an ideal place to move to for work.

What is it like living in Bristol?

Bristol is a largely diverse place with every activity and hobby available to anyone. From the harbour to rock climbing and cycling to pubs, there is something for everybody. Street food is also prevalent in Bristol, where it’s cheap and of high quality. Innovators and chefs will feel at home. However, when renting in the city, prices are fairly high at £1,000-£1,200 per month for a small one-bedroom flat. If its a getaway you want, the historical town of Bath is a mere 12 minutes away by train and Cardiff is just under an hour away.

What jobs are there in Bristol?
What jobs are there in Bristol? >

What jobs are there in Bristol?

Historically, Bristol became known for its offshore trade. It is still an important part of their economy but over the last few decades, there has seen a shift towards creative media, aerospace and the electronics industry. Aerospace is an important area of research for the University of West England (Bristol UWE). Major employers include Airbus, Rolls-Royce, British Aerospace and the Ministry of Defence

The creative and cultural industry accounts for 12 per cent of all businesses in Bristol. Businesses are varied and include advertising, marketing, animation, design, digital, publishing and film. Bristol now has the fifth highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita in the UK in its entirety. It is one of the major cities for businesses in the Southwest and attracts businesses in the creative and ICT sectors. 

Job trends in Bristol

Finance had quickly become important for the Bristol economy. Nicknamed the ‘Silicon Gorge’, finance, IT and technology do well in the city and continues to grow. Tourism does really well in Bristol due to over 9 million people visiting the area every year, especially when the number of things to do in and around Bristol is recognised. The average salary is £35,000 which makes it an ideal place to move to for work.

What is it like living in Bristol?

Bristol is a largely diverse place with every activity and hobby available to anyone. From the harbour to rock climbing and cycling to pubs, there is something for everybody. Street food is also prevalent in Bristol, where it’s cheap and of high quality. Innovators and chefs will feel at home. However, when renting in the city, prices are fairly high at £1,000-£1,200 per month for a small one-bedroom flat. If its a getaway you want, the historical town of Bath is a mere 12 minutes away by train and Cardiff is just under an hour away.

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