The table below looks at the statistics for FastStats skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FastStats over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apteco FastStats
Rank 225 202 216
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 2 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.17% 0.018%
As % of the Applications category 0.22% 1.08% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +18.18%
FastStats
England

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

Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
920 835 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.84% 16.14% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 762 705 606
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

FastStats Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

FastStats
Salary Trend in the South West

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

FastStats Salary Trend in the South West

FastStats
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FastStats within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Bristol -8 1 - -
Somerset -22 1 £55,000 +83.33%
FastStats
England

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Automotive
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Quality Management
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) SMS
3 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Campaign Management
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Unica
4 2 (28.57%) Database Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) SAS
4 2 (28.57%) SPSS
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Alterian

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Automotive
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Product Owner
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Database Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Quality Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Campaign Management
3 2 (28.57%) Database Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Unica
2 1 (14.29%) Alterian
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Eloqua
2 1 (14.29%) Neolane
2 1 (14.29%) Lyris