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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apteco FastStats
Rank - 222 200
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 0 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.12% 0.42%
As % of the Applications category - 0.77% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 16
Average salary - £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.14%
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £35,000 £43,313
% change year-on-year
-26.42% -19.19%
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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
818 909 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.33% 15.70% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 686 757 692
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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 24 April 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 10 (71.43%) Alterian
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (64.29%) Marketing
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Propensity Modelling
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Data Management
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) Automotive
7 3 (21.43%) IIS
7 3 (21.43%) B2C
7 3 (21.43%) Time Management
8 2 (14.29%) CRM
9 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
9 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 1 (7.14%) ETL
9 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
9 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (7.14%) VBA
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (7.14%) Project Management
9 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
9 1 (7.14%) Legal

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) QlikView
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Data Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Campaign Executive
3 3 (21.43%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Database Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Database Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Database Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Campaign Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Propensity Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Data Management
2 3 (21.43%) Time Management
2 3 (21.43%) B2C
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
4 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
4 1 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Alterian
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft