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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 26 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Retail 14 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.66% 1.39% 2.04%
As % of the General category 34.15% 3.92% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £32,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 51 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 28.28% 35.42% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 77
Average salary £33,750 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.64% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £14,743
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £60,000 £111,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 28 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (85.71%) Economics
2 12 (85.71%) Data Analysis
2 12 (85.71%) Operations Research
2 12 (85.71%) Marketing
2 12 (85.71%) QlikView
2 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 12 (85.71%) Visualisation
2 12 (85.71%) Social Media
2 12 (85.71%) Tableau
2 12 (85.71%) Analytics
2 12 (85.71%) Customer Analytics
2 12 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (85.71%) Algorithms
3 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
4 9 (64.29%) Java
5 8 (57.14%) C++
5 8 (57.14%) VBA
5 8 (57.14%) Python
5 8 (57.14%) SAS
5 8 (57.14%) SPSS
5 8 (57.14%) CIMA
5 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
5 8 (57.14%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 8 (57.14%) MBA
5 8 (57.14%) Demand Forecasting
5 8 (57.14%) Data Analytics
5 8 (57.14%) R
5 8 (57.14%) Data Extraction

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (57.14%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (57.14%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) QlikView
2 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) TestNG
General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (85.71%) Marketing
3 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Data Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) JDBC
1 1 (7.14%) JSP
1 1 (7.14%) Servlets
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Economics
1 12 (85.71%) Visualisation
1 12 (85.71%) Social Media
1 12 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (85.71%) Algorithms
2 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (57.14%) Data Extraction
3 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Data Analysis
1 12 (85.71%) Operations Research
1 12 (85.71%) Analytics
1 12 (85.71%) Customer Analytics
2 8 (57.14%) Demand Forecasting
2 8 (57.14%) Data Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 4 (28.57%) Validation
3 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) C++
3 8 (57.14%) VBA
3 8 (57.14%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) R
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) CIMA
2 8 (57.14%) MBA
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Tableau
2 4 (28.57%) SAP