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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apteco FastStats
Rank 230 207 217
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 8 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.16% 0.076%
As % of the Applications category 0.96% 0.97% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
Average salary £46,500 £35,750 £39,563
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.06% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £42,238
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
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
836 821 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.32% 16.12% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 716 690 708
Average salary £34,748 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 6 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
Somerset - 4 £48,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol -10 1 £35,000 -
FastStats
England

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Alterian
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (68.75%) Marketing
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Propensity Modelling
6 4 (25.00%) Time Management
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) IIS
7 3 (18.75%) B2C
7 3 (18.75%) Automotive
7 3 (18.75%) Data Management
8 2 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
8 2 (12.50%) CRM
9 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
9 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 1 (6.25%) ETL
9 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
9 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (6.25%) VBA
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (6.25%) Project Management
9 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) Management Information System

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (68.75%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Data Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Campaign Executive
3 3 (18.75%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Database Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Database Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Database Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Campaign Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Time Management
1 4 (25.00%) Propensity Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) Data Management
2 3 (18.75%) B2C
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Insight
4 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.25%) Campaign Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Alterian
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft