Period
to 2 July 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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
South West > Somerset
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 85 97
Rank change year-on-year +23 +12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 6 3 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 1.15% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Median annual salary £32,500 £50,000 £45,529
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +9.82% +65.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £45,000 £30,513
90th Percentile £51,250 £66,000 £61,699
South West median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £46,515
% change year-on-year +2.50% +7.49% +16.29%

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 465 773 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 88.91% 88.14% 91.78%
Number of salaries quoted 397 618 814
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,028
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.12% +5.07%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,925 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.72%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in Somerset

Creative Thinking
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Creative Thinking in Somerset.

Salary trend for Creative Thinking in Somerset

Creative Thinking
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Creative Thinking in Somerset over the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 July 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 +6 6 £32,500 -48.00%
Creative Thinking
South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) BC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Thinking
2 4 (66.67%) Sprint Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Product Roadmap
2 4 (66.67%) Product Backlog
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Go
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (16.67%) Docker
4 1 (16.67%) Rancher
4 1 (16.67%) Prometheus
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) GCP
4 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) GCP
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Reliability Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Reliability Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Site Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Thinking
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Product Backlog
2 4 (66.67%) Product Roadmap
2 4 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Sprint Planning
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Go
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) BC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Grafana
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Prometheus
1 1 (16.67%) Rancher
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) Google