The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 25 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 155 152 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.12% 7.11% 7.62%
As % of the General category 16.42% 14.04% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 134 130 77
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £37,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Retail
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
944 1083 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.34% 50.65% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 775 941 545
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Retail Salary Trend in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

1 127 (48.29%) Finance
2 97 (36.88%) Security Cleared
3 94 (35.74%) SC Cleared
4 70 (26.62%) Back Office
5 45 (17.11%) E-Commerce
5 45 (17.11%) Business Development
6 41 (15.59%) CRM
7 37 (14.07%) Oracle
8 32 (12.17%) Six Sigma
8 32 (12.17%) Benchmarking
8 32 (12.17%) German Language
9 31 (11.79%) HTML
9 31 (11.79%) Banking
10 30 (11.41%) CSS
11 28 (10.65%) SAP
11 28 (10.65%) JavaScript
11 28 (10.65%) PRINCE2
12 27 (10.27%) MVC
13 26 (9.89%) Project Management
13 26 (9.89%) jQuery
14 25 (9.51%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (9.51%) Degree
14 25 (9.51%) Manufacturing
15 23 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (8.37%) Data Management
16 22 (8.37%) Analytics
17 21 (7.98%) HTML5
18 20 (7.60%) Java
19 19 (7.22%) C#
19 19 (7.22%) .NET

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (2.66%) CMS
1 7 (2.66%) Drupal
2 6 (2.28%) WordPress
3 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.76%) SAS
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.38%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 3 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.28%) SAP CRM
2 6 (2.28%) Magento
3 4 (1.52%) Misys Equation
3 4 (1.52%) Finacle
3 4 (1.52%) FLEXCUBE
3 4 (1.52%) Temenos T24
4 3 (1.14%) SAP HCM
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.76%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.76%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) DHCP
1 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.76%) VPN
1 2 (0.76%) DNS
1 2 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.18%) MySQL
2 9 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.76%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) QlikView
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (7.22%) JIRA
2 17 (6.46%) Selenium
2 17 (6.46%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.08%) Ant
4 15 (5.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 10 (3.80%) NeoLoad
5 10 (3.80%) LoadRunner
6 7 (2.66%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (1.14%) LSMW
9 2 (0.76%) JMeter
9 2 (0.76%) JUnit
9 2 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.76%) jMock
9 2 (0.76%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.76%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.38%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
General
1 127 (48.29%) Finance
2 70 (26.62%) Back Office
3 32 (12.17%) German Language
4 31 (11.79%) Banking
5 25 (9.51%) Manufacturing
6 19 (7.22%) Marketing
7 17 (6.46%) Retail Banking
8 9 (3.42%) Telecoms
9 8 (3.04%) Publishing
10 6 (2.28%) Billing
11 4 (1.52%) Legal
12 3 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.14%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.38%) Advertising
14 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (19.77%) Analyst
2 47 (17.87%) Developer
3 39 (14.83%) Business Analyst
4 30 (11.41%) Consultant
5 20 (7.60%) Project Manager
6 17 (6.46%) Mobile Developer
7 16 (6.08%) Test Manager
8 15 (5.70%) Applications Developer
8 15 (5.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 14 (5.32%) SAP Consultant
10 13 (4.94%) Senior Consultant
11 12 (4.56%) Account Manager
11 12 (4.56%) Architect
11 12 (4.56%) Sales Manager
12 10 (3.80%) Performance Test Manager
12 10 (3.80%) Content Manager
12 10 (3.80%) Performance Manager
13 9 (3.42%) Senior SAP Consultant
13 9 (3.42%) Senior Project Manager
13 9 (3.42%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.79%) HTML
2 30 (11.41%) CSS
3 26 (9.89%) jQuery
4 21 (7.98%) HTML5
5 19 (7.22%) .NET
6 18 (6.84%) XML
7 15 (5.70%) Ajax
7 15 (5.70%) JSON
7 15 (5.70%) Silverlight
7 15 (5.70%) PhoneGap
7 15 (5.70%) AngularJS
8 13 (4.94%) Middleware
9 12 (4.56%) ASP.NET
10 10 (3.80%) Web Services
11 6 (2.28%) XHTML
11 6 (2.28%) LINQ
11 6 (2.28%) WCF
11 6 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (1.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.84%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.08%) Smart Meter
3 15 (5.70%) N-Tier
3 15 (5.70%) Blackberry
4 11 (4.18%) Social Media
5 6 (2.28%) FMCG
6 4 (1.52%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.52%) APACS
7 3 (1.14%) EPoS
8 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.76%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.76%) Open Source
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.38%) RIA
9 1 (0.38%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.22%) Windows
2 17 (6.46%) Android
2 17 (6.46%) Apple iOS
3 15 (5.70%) Windows 8
4 5 (1.90%) UNIX
5 4 (1.52%) Linux
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.11%) E-Commerce
1 45 (17.11%) Business Development
2 41 (15.59%) CRM
3 32 (12.17%) Six Sigma
3 32 (12.17%) Benchmarking
4 28 (10.65%) PRINCE2
5 27 (10.27%) MVC
6 26 (9.89%) Project Management
7 25 (9.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (8.37%) Data Management
9 22 (8.37%) Analytics
10 18 (6.84%) Business Analysis
10 18 (6.84%) Scrum
10 18 (6.84%) SOA
11 17 (6.46%) OOP
11 17 (6.46%) Android Development
11 17 (6.46%) iOS Development
12 14 (5.32%) Programme Management
12 14 (5.32%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.65%) JavaScript
2 20 (7.60%) Java
3 19 (7.22%) C#
4 18 (6.84%) SQL
5 15 (5.70%) Objective-C
5 15 (5.70%) ActionScript
5 15 (5.70%) ActionScript 3.0
6 10 (3.80%) ABAP
6 10 (3.80%) PHP
7 3 (1.14%) VBA
8 2 (0.76%) Python
8 2 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.38%) Perl
9 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.38%) VB
9 1 (0.38%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 97 (36.88%) Security Cleared
2 94 (35.74%) SC Cleared
3 25 (9.51%) Degree
4 14 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (3.42%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.28%) ISEB
7 4 (1.52%) CISA
7 4 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.38%) AAT
9 1 (0.38%) CIMA
9 1 (0.38%) MCSE
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.38%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.32%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.52%) Basel II
2 4 (1.52%) IAS 39
2 4 (1.52%) COBIT
3 3 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (14.07%) Oracle
2 28 (10.65%) SAP
3 17 (6.46%) HP
4 15 (5.70%) Sencha
4 15 (5.70%) Appcelerator
5 10 (3.80%) SOASTA, Inc
6 8 (3.04%) Google
7 6 (2.28%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.52%) Chordiant
8 4 (1.52%) Hyperion
8 4 (1.52%) Informatica
8 4 (1.52%) Misys
8 4 (1.52%) Temenos
8 4 (1.52%) Talend
8 4 (1.52%) IBM
9 3 (1.14%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.76%) Cisco
10 2 (0.76%) Adobe
10 2 (0.76%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29240 - £36120 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £40374 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + holiday incentives, pension scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension scheme, bonuses, company car
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,995 pa
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: From £20,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car, bonus, excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago