Period
to 24 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Creative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Thinking over the 6 months to 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 100 115
Rank change year-on-year +26 +15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 11 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.29% 0.20% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.21% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £75,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -56.67% +114.29% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £67,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £48,250 £82,250 £37,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -9.68%

Creative Thinking is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 739 938 1,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 86.94% 91.69% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 629 641 971
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,862 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in Somerset

Creative Thinking
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in Somerset.

Salary trend for Creative Thinking in Somerset

Creative Thinking
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in Somerset over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Creative Thinking in Somerset

Creative Thinking
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Thinking within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +15 7 £32,500 -56.67% 2
Creative Thinking
South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, IT jobs citing Creative Thinking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 9 (81.82%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (45.45%) Internet
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
3 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Server Management
3 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) Social Network
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 4 (36.36%) Break/Fix
3 4 (36.36%) Network Management
3 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
3 4 (36.36%) Decision-Making
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB

Creative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) AWS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) Gradle
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Reliability Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Reliability Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) React
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
1 4 (36.36%) Social Network
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
2 4 (36.36%) Break/Fix
2 4 (36.36%) Decision-Making
2 4 (36.36%) Network Management
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Server Management
2 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source Development
4 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Java 8
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle