The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 20 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 6.12% 10.00% 1.14%
As % of the General category 46.15% 26.32% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £46,500 £35,250 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.91% +95.83%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Retail
Somerset

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

General Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
13 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 13.27% 38.00% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 17
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £25,646
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% +24.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £31,250 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Retail
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Retail Salary Trend in Taunton

Retail
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton region citing Retail 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 Retail.

1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) PMI
3 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Xcode
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) iPhone
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton region citing Retail 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 Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) Xcode
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA