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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 41 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Retail 94 106 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.28% 6.36% 5.28%
As % of the General category 15.19% 13.73% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 69 85 66
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £83,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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
619 772 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.79% 46.34% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 483 672 465
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
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 31 March 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 60 (28.71%) Banking
2 50 (23.92%) Finance
3 43 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (19.62%) HTML
5 37 (17.70%) JavaScript
6 36 (17.22%) Microsoft
7 32 (15.31%) Windows
8 31 (14.83%) Degree
9 28 (13.40%) PRINCE2
9 28 (13.40%) SQL
9 28 (13.40%) SQL Server
9 28 (13.40%) CSS
9 28 (13.40%) Project Management
10 27 (12.92%) Oracle
11 26 (12.44%) CRM
12 25 (11.96%) E-Commerce
12 25 (11.96%) C#
12 25 (11.96%) Retail Banking
13 24 (11.48%) MS Excel
14 23 (11.00%) XML
15 22 (10.53%) SAP
16 21 (10.05%) MVC
16 21 (10.05%) ISTQB
16 21 (10.05%) Relational Database
17 20 (9.57%) Time Management
17 20 (9.57%) .NET
17 20 (9.57%) SOA
18 17 (8.13%) Java
18 17 (8.13%) Manufacturing
18 17 (8.13%) Analytical Skills

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 9 (4.31%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.83%) IIS
2 8 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.87%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.87%) JBoss
3 6 (2.87%) Apache
3 6 (2.87%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (2.87%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.83%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.35%) MS Office
4 4 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.96%) MS Project
6 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (3.35%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.87%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.39%) SAP HCM
4 3 (1.44%) Magento
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.96%) Finacle
5 2 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.48%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.48%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.48%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.48%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.31%) Internet
2 6 (2.87%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.87%) SSL
3 5 (2.39%) DNS
3 5 (2.39%) VoIP
3 5 (2.39%) Firewall
3 5 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.39%) VLAN
4 4 (1.91%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.44%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.44%) ATM
6 2 (0.96%) FTP
7 1 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.05%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.66%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.87%) DB2
5 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.91%) MySQL
6 4 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.96%) RavenDB
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.48%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.48%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (4.78%) Ant
1 10 (4.78%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.31%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.87%) NetBeans
3 6 (2.87%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.87%) Subversion
3 6 (2.87%) Maven
4 5 (2.39%) LSMW
5 4 (1.91%) JIRA
5 4 (1.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (1.91%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.96%) Selenium
7 2 (0.96%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.96%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.96%) JMeter
7 2 (0.96%) NUnit
7 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (28.71%) Banking
2 50 (23.92%) Finance
3 25 (11.96%) Retail Banking
4 17 (8.13%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.74%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.26%) Marketing
7 8 (3.83%) Billing
8 5 (2.39%) Games
9 4 (1.91%) Publishing
10 3 (1.44%) Legal
10 3 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.96%) Back Office
11 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.48%) Advertising
12 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (20.10%) Analyst
2 38 (18.18%) Developer
3 37 (17.70%) Consultant
4 27 (12.92%) Project Manager
5 24 (11.48%) Architect
6 18 (8.61%) Business Analyst
7 13 (6.22%) Business Consultant
8 12 (5.74%) Test Manager
9 11 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 11 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (4.78%) Junior
11 9 (4.31%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.31%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.31%) Designer
12 8 (3.83%) Banking Business Analyst
12 8 (3.83%) SAP Consultant
13 7 (3.35%) IT Project Manager
14 6 (2.87%) Junior Developer
14 6 (2.87%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.62%) HTML
2 28 (13.40%) CSS
3 23 (11.00%) XML
4 20 (9.57%) .NET
5 17 (8.13%) KnockoutJS
6 16 (7.66%) Web Services
7 14 (6.70%) HTML5
8 11 (5.26%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.83%) Spring
9 8 (3.83%) JSON
9 8 (3.83%) jQuery
10 7 (3.35%) CSS3
11 6 (2.87%) Mustache
11 6 (2.87%) Backbone.js
11 6 (2.87%) Java EE
11 6 (2.87%) DOM
11 6 (2.87%) XSLT
11 6 (2.87%) JMS
11 6 (2.87%) JavaBeans
11 6 (2.87%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.18%) Smart Meter
3 13 (6.22%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.83%) User Experience
6 6 (2.87%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.91%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.91%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.44%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.44%) VAX
9 3 (1.44%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.44%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.44%) FMCG
10 2 (0.96%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.96%) Social Media
10 2 (0.96%) EPoS
10 2 (0.96%) Blog
11 1 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.31%) Windows
2 9 (4.31%) Linux
3 8 (3.83%) UNIX
4 7 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.87%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.91%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.91%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (13.40%) Project Management
2 28 (13.40%) PRINCE2
3 26 (12.44%) CRM
4 25 (11.96%) E-Commerce
5 21 (10.05%) MVC
6 20 (9.57%) SOA
6 20 (9.57%) Time Management
7 16 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.70%) OO
8 14 (6.70%) ERP
8 14 (6.70%) Software Engineering
8 14 (6.70%) Software Testing
8 14 (6.70%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.22%) ITIL
10 12 (5.74%) Logistics
11 10 (4.78%) Project Planning
11 10 (4.78%) OOP
11 10 (4.78%) Migration
12 9 (4.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.70%) JavaScript
2 28 (13.40%) SQL
3 25 (11.96%) C#
4 17 (8.13%) Java
5 7 (3.35%) Objective-C
6 6 (2.87%) XPath
6 6 (2.87%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.87%) Perl
7 5 (2.39%) ABAP
8 4 (1.91%) ActionScript
8 4 (1.91%) ActionScript 3.0
8 4 (1.91%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.44%) PHP
10 2 (0.96%) C++
10 2 (0.96%) COBOL
10 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (14.83%) Degree
2 21 (10.05%) ISTQB
3 16 (7.66%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (6.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (5.74%) ISEB
6 10 (4.78%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.87%) CISSP
8 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.87%) CISA
9 5 (2.39%) CISM
9 5 (2.39%) PCI QSA
9 5 (2.39%) CRISC
10 4 (1.91%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.48%) MCTS
12 1 (0.48%) MCAD
12 1 (0.48%) MCSD
12 1 (0.48%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) QA
2 11 (5.26%) FATCA
3 7 (3.35%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.91%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.39%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (2.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.92%) Oracle
3 22 (10.53%) SAP
4 7 (3.35%) BT
5 6 (2.87%) VMware
6 5 (2.39%) WatchGuard
7 4 (1.91%) Citrix
7 4 (1.91%) Informatica
7 4 (1.91%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.91%) Sencha
7 4 (1.91%) Appcelerator
7 4 (1.91%) Talend
8 2 (0.96%) Fiserv
8 2 (0.96%) Misys
8 2 (0.96%) Temenos
8 2 (0.96%) Borland
8 2 (0.96%) Apple
8 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.96%) TSYS
9 1 (0.48%) Actimize
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