Period
to 21 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 61 58
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Retail 64 57 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.68% 4.45% 4.16%
As % of the General category 17.58% 19.52% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 54 39 47
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £45,000 £18,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.00% -13.04% +35.29%

Retail is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 364 292 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 32.30% 22.81% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 301 195 347
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.88% +6.94%
10th Percentile £27,062 £29,300 £25,650
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £53,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Somerset

Retail
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Retail in Somerset

Retail
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Somerset

Retail
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. 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
Bridgwater - 23 £50,000 - 4
Bath +13 20 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Yeovil -7 13 £50,000 - 5
Taunton +7 1 £62,500 +78.57% 2
Retail
South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing Retail 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 Retail.

1 40 (62.50%) Linux
2 26 (40.63%) Unix
3 25 (39.06%) E-Commerce
4 24 (37.50%) PHP
5 23 (35.94%) MySQL
5 23 (35.94%) Apache
5 23 (35.94%) Configuration Management
5 23 (35.94%) Open Source
5 23 (35.94%) Puppet
6 22 (34.38%) CSS
7 19 (29.69%) jQuery
8 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
8 18 (28.13%) Workflow
9 17 (26.56%) Red Hat
9 17 (26.56%) Internet
9 17 (26.56%) Project Management
9 17 (26.56%) Tomcat
9 17 (26.56%) Python
9 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (26.56%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (26.56%) PHPUnit
9 17 (26.56%) Time Management
9 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (26.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (26.56%) Ruby
9 17 (26.56%) VMware
9 17 (26.56%) REST
9 17 (26.56%) Laravel
9 17 (26.56%) DevOps
10 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development

Retail
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 23 (35.94%) Apache
2 17 (26.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.56%) Mule
3 1 (1.56%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) MySQL
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 17 (26.56%) PHPUnit
3 14 (21.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.13%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) Grunt
General
1 5 (7.81%) Marketing
2 3 (4.69%) Advertising
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Developer
1 23 (35.94%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (26.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (26.56%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 17 (26.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 17 (26.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 17 (26.56%) PHP Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) CSS
2 19 (29.69%) jQuery
3 17 (26.56%) Laravel
3 17 (26.56%) REST
4 6 (9.38%) LAMP
5 4 (6.25%) HTML
5 4 (6.25%) RESTful
6 3 (4.69%) Ajax
6 3 (4.69%) JSP
6 3 (4.69%) SOAP
6 3 (4.69%) Web Services
6 3 (4.69%) XML
7 2 (3.13%) .NET
7 2 (3.13%) Velocity
8 1 (1.56%) CSS3
8 1 (1.56%) Ember.js
8 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.56%) HTML5
8 1 (1.56%) LESS
8 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
2 1 (1.56%) EPoS
2 1 (1.56%) Fintech
2 1 (1.56%) FMCG
2 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Linux
2 26 (40.63%) Unix
3 17 (26.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.38%) Ubuntu
4 6 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) E-Commerce
2 23 (35.94%) Configuration Management
2 23 (35.94%) Open Source
3 18 (28.13%) Workflow
4 17 (26.56%) DevOps
4 17 (26.56%) Project Management
4 17 (26.56%) Time Management
5 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (18.75%) Scrum
7 9 (14.06%) TDD
8 8 (12.50%) OO
9 7 (10.94%) BDD
9 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (9.38%) ITIL
10 6 (9.38%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (7.81%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (7.81%) Analytics
11 5 (7.81%) ATDD
11 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) PHP
2 17 (26.56%) Python
2 17 (26.56%) Ruby
3 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) Java
5 2 (3.13%) C#
5 2 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Scala
6 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) CCNA
1 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (9.38%) CISSP
1 6 (9.38%) LPIC
1 6 (9.38%) SSCP
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (35.94%) Puppet
2 14 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.38%) Cacti
3 6 (9.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Red Hat
1 17 (26.56%) VMware
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) ATG
4 3 (4.69%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) DoubleClick
5 2 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) Dell
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) hybris
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) Tableau
6 1 (1.56%) Toshiba