The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 19 24 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Permanent jobs citing Retail 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.92% 2.42% 0.37%
As % of the General category 29.27% 6.52% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £44,750 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.91% +4.06%
Retail
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

General Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
41 46 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 33.88% 37.10% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 76
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £14,829
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £50,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +2.97%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Retail
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Retail Salary Trend in Belfast

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 12 (100.00%) Economics
1 12 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 12 (100.00%) Marketing
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
1 12 (100.00%) QlikView
1 12 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 12 (100.00%) Social Media
1 12 (100.00%) Tableau
1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
1 12 (100.00%) Customer Analytics
1 12 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 8 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 8 (66.67%) R
2 8 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 8 (66.67%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 8 (66.67%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) SAS
2 8 (66.67%) SPSS
2 8 (66.67%) MBA
2 8 (66.67%) CIMA
2 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (66.67%) VBA
2 8 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Demand Forecasting

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) QlikView
2 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Marketing
2 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) Data Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) Data Analytics Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 12 (100.00%) Social Media
1 12 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 12 (100.00%) Economics
2 8 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 12 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
1 12 (100.00%) Customer Analytics
2 8 (66.67%) Demand Forecasting
2 8 (66.67%) Data Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
3 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
3 4 (33.33%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) VBA
2 8 (66.67%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) R
2 8 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) CIMA
2 8 (66.67%) MBA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Tableau
2 4 (33.33%) SAP