Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 83 44
Rank change year-on-year +30 -39 -17
Permanent jobs citing Retail 43 36 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.41% 2.78% 5.79%
As % of the General category 16.48% 9.68% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 51
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +21.88% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £39,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,775 £72,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%

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 261 372 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 26.74% 28.70% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 210 287 294
Somerset median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £58,875 £57,500 £66,375
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year +0.56% +1.70% +6.02%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 0 23 £50,000 -
Bath +23 7 £27,000 -43.16% 1
Yeovil -4 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £40,000 - 2
Retail
South West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 23 (53.49%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) Unix
2 22 (51.16%) PHP
2 22 (51.16%) MySQL
2 22 (51.16%) Open Source
3 15 (34.88%) Project Management
4 14 (32.56%) Python
4 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 14 (32.56%) Time Management
5 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
6 12 (27.91%) CSS
6 12 (27.91%) Internet
6 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
6 12 (27.91%) PHPUnit
6 12 (27.91%) REST
6 12 (27.91%) Laravel
6 12 (27.91%) Workflow
6 12 (27.91%) Ruby
6 12 (27.91%) jQuery
6 12 (27.91%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (25.58%) Puppet
7 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
7 11 (25.58%) Apache
8 10 (23.26%) Cisco
8 10 (23.26%) ITIL
8 10 (23.26%) Windows
8 10 (23.26%) LAMP
8 10 (23.26%) ZABBIX
8 10 (23.26%) Cacti
8 10 (23.26%) Ubuntu

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 11 (25.58%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (51.16%) MySQL
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.98%) QlikView
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.65%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.33%) Power BI
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
1 12 (27.91%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) NUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) Marketing
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Backend Developer
2 12 (27.91%) PHP Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) IT Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Network Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Graduate
8 3 (6.98%) Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Development Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Graduate Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Graduate Management Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Management Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Analytics Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Customer Analytics Manager
9 2 (4.65%) ETL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) CSS
1 12 (27.91%) jQuery
1 12 (27.91%) Laravel
1 12 (27.91%) REST
2 10 (23.26%) LAMP
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.33%) Autofac
4 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) LINQ
4 1 (2.33%) NLog
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (2.33%) EPoS
1 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) Unix
3 10 (23.26%) Ubuntu
3 10 (23.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Open Source
2 15 (34.88%) Project Management
3 14 (32.56%) Time Management
4 12 (27.91%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (27.91%) Workflow
5 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
6 10 (23.26%) ITIL
6 10 (23.26%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
10 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
12 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
12 3 (6.98%) Coaching
12 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
12 3 (6.98%) SDLC
12 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
13 2 (4.65%) ETL
13 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) PHP
2 14 (32.56%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) Ruby
4 5 (11.63%) SQL
5 4 (9.30%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) CCNA
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.63%) CISSP
1 5 (11.63%) LPIC
1 5 (11.63%) SSCP
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.98%) PMP
4 2 (4.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Puppet
2 10 (23.26%) Cacti
2 10 (23.26%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) Tableau
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) VMware