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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 16 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.13% - 2.74%
As % of the General category 7.14% - 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £55,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
14 29 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 29.79% 21.01% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 37
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £16,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,150 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 4 September 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 13 (86.67%) QlikView
3 12 (80.00%) Degree
3 12 (80.00%) Economics
3 12 (80.00%) Data Analysis
3 12 (80.00%) Operations Research
3 12 (80.00%) Marketing
3 12 (80.00%) Visualisation
3 12 (80.00%) Social Media
3 12 (80.00%) Tableau
3 12 (80.00%) Analytics
3 12 (80.00%) Customer Analytics
3 12 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (80.00%) Algorithms
4 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
5 9 (60.00%) Java
6 8 (53.33%) C++
6 8 (53.33%) VBA
6 8 (53.33%) Python
6 8 (53.33%) SAS
6 8 (53.33%) MBA
6 8 (53.33%) CIMA
6 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
6 8 (53.33%) SPSS
6 8 (53.33%) Demand Forecasting
6 8 (53.33%) Data Analytics
6 8 (53.33%) R
6 8 (53.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 8 (53.33%) Data Extraction

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (53.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) QlikView
2 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) TestNG
General
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 12 (80.00%) Marketing
3 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Consultant
2 8 (53.33%) Data Consultant
2 8 (53.33%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) JDBC
1 1 (6.67%) JSP
1 1 (6.67%) Servlets
1 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Economics
1 12 (80.00%) Visualisation
1 12 (80.00%) Social Media
1 12 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (80.00%) Algorithms
2 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (53.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Operations Research
1 12 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 12 (80.00%) Analytics
1 12 (80.00%) Customer Analytics
2 8 (53.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 8 (53.33%) Data Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Validation
4 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
4 4 (26.67%) Data Management
4 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
5 1 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) R
3 8 (53.33%) VBA
3 8 (53.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) CIMA
2 8 (53.33%) MBA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Tableau
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy