Period
to 21 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 61 50
Rank change year-on-year +38 -11 -25
Permanent jobs citing Retail 75 59 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.75% 4.47% 5.42%
As % of the General category 24.43% 17.30% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 75 47 66
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% +20.00%
10th Percentile £29,500 £42,600 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,250 £60,000 £72,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +17.98%

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 307 341 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 35.82% 25.85% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 268 237 336
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,250 £64,375
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 August 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 August 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
Bath +47 25 £50,000 -16.67%
Bridgwater 0 24 £50,000 - 4
Yeovil -7 15 £55,000 +10.00%
Taunton +3 1 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Glastonbury - 1 £75,000 -
Retail
South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 44 (58.67%) Linux
2 33 (44.00%) E-Commerce
3 30 (40.00%) Apache
3 30 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 30 (40.00%) Puppet
4 27 (36.00%) PHP
4 27 (36.00%) MySQL
5 24 (32.00%) Unix
5 24 (32.00%) Open Source
6 21 (28.00%) DevOps
7 20 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 20 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
7 20 (26.67%) VMware
7 20 (26.67%) Project Management
7 20 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 20 (26.67%) Tomcat
7 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (25.33%) CSS
9 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
10 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (20.00%) jQuery
11 15 (20.00%) Workflow
12 14 (18.67%) Internet
12 14 (18.67%) Python
12 14 (18.67%) Microsoft

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 30 (40.00%) Apache
2 20 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Mule
3 1 (1.33%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Retail
1 1 (1.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) MySQL
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 20 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (18.67%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (6.67%) Marketing
2 3 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Linux Engineer
2 21 (28.00%) Developer
3 20 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (26.67%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 20 (26.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 20 (26.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 17 (22.67%) PHP Developer
5 14 (18.67%) Backend Developer
6 11 (14.67%) Analyst
7 10 (13.33%) IT Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Digital Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) Business Analyst
10 6 (8.00%) Digital Business Analyst
11 4 (5.33%) Consultant
11 4 (5.33%) Graduate
11 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
12 3 (4.00%) Graduate Management Consultant
12 3 (4.00%) Management Consultant
12 3 (4.00%) Network Engineer
12 3 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) CSS
2 15 (20.00%) jQuery
3 14 (18.67%) Laravel
3 14 (18.67%) REST
4 10 (13.33%) LAMP
5 7 (9.33%) HTML
6 3 (4.00%) CSS3
6 3 (4.00%) Web Services
7 2 (2.67%) Ajax
7 2 (2.67%) JSP
7 2 (2.67%) RESTful
7 2 (2.67%) SOAP
7 2 (2.67%) XML
8 1 (1.33%) .NET
8 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.33%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.33%) HTML5
8 1 (1.33%) Mason
8 1 (1.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) FMCG
2 3 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Fintech
4 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (58.67%) Linux
2 24 (32.00%) Unix
3 20 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 10 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) E-Commerce
2 30 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 24 (32.00%) Open Source
4 21 (28.00%) DevOps
5 20 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
5 20 (26.67%) Project Management
6 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (20.00%) Workflow
8 14 (18.67%) Time Management
9 12 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (14.67%) Scrum
11 10 (13.33%) Business Analysis
11 10 (13.33%) ITIL
11 10 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
12 5 (6.67%) Analytics
12 5 (6.67%) User Stories
13 4 (5.33%) Coaching
13 4 (5.33%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (5.33%) SDLC
13 4 (5.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) PHP
2 14 (18.67%) Python
2 14 (18.67%) Ruby
3 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.33%) Java
5 2 (2.67%) PHP 7
5 2 (2.67%) SQL
6 1 (1.33%) ABAP
6 1 (1.33%) C#
6 1 (1.33%) VB
6 1 (1.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) CCNA
1 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (13.33%) CISSP
1 10 (13.33%) LPIC
1 10 (13.33%) SSCP
2 3 (4.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) ISEB
2 3 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (1.33%) CBAP
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (40.00%) Puppet
2 20 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (13.33%) Cacti
3 10 (13.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Red Hat
1 20 (26.67%) VMware
2 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.33%) Cisco
4 6 (8.00%) SAP
5 3 (4.00%) ATG
6 2 (2.67%) DoubleClick
6 2 (2.67%) Google
7 1 (1.33%) hybris
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle
7 1 (1.33%) Tableau