The table below looks at the statistics for FastStats skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FastStats over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apteco FastStats
Rank 57 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.21% 0.34% 0.60%
As % of the Applications category 8.96% 3.51% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £48,000 £24,500 £39,563
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.91% -38.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,813
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -20.36%
FastStats
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Applications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
67 57 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.48% 9.76% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 62 48 87
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FastStats across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

FastStats Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

FastStats
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FastStats across the Somerset region.

FastStats Salary Trend in Somerset

FastStats
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FastStats within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +4 6 £48,000 +95.91%
FastStats
South West

FastStats
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing FastStats also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FastStats.

1 7 (100.00%) Alterian
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing FastStats also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FastStats. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Data Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Database Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Alterian