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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apteco FastStats
Rank - 200 221
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 0 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.27% 0.017%
As % of the Applications category - 1.68% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Average salary - £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +37.93%
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
941 835 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.45% 16.32% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 787 713 661
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) SPSS
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Unica
3 2 (40.00%) Database Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Eloqua
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
4 1 (20.00%) Neolane
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Pure360
4 1 (20.00%) Lyris
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Database Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Database Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Unica
2 1 (20.00%) Eloqua
2 1 (20.00%) Neolane
2 1 (20.00%) Lyris
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Alterian