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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 51 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Retail 92 110 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.07% 5.91% 9.26%
As % of the General category 14.35% 13.11% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 62 97 124
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £37,500 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
641 839 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.30% 45.11% 44.15%
Number of salaries quoted 488 773 579
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,100 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2 June 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 64 (34.04%) Banking
2 62 (32.98%) Finance
3 42 (22.34%) Microsoft
4 39 (20.74%) MS Excel
4 39 (20.74%) Retail Banking
5 36 (19.15%) SQL Server
6 35 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (18.09%) HTML
7 34 (18.09%) Windows
8 32 (17.02%) SQL
9 28 (14.89%) JavaScript
9 28 (14.89%) Relational Database
10 26 (13.83%) Oracle
11 25 (13.30%) SOA
12 23 (12.23%) RDBMS
12 23 (12.23%) Java
13 21 (11.17%) SAP
13 21 (11.17%) PRINCE2
14 20 (10.64%) XML
14 20 (10.64%) CRM
14 20 (10.64%) Time Management
15 19 (10.11%) E-Commerce
15 19 (10.11%) Linux
15 19 (10.11%) Project Management
15 19 (10.11%) Software Testing
15 19 (10.11%) ISTQB
15 19 (10.11%) Manufacturing
16 18 (9.57%) CSS
16 18 (9.57%) Mentoring
17 17 (9.04%) Degree

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 16 (8.51%) WebSphere
1 16 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (7.45%) JBoss
3 7 (3.72%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.19%) Apache
4 6 (3.19%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.19%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.19%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.13%) IIS
6 2 (1.06%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.06%) CICS
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (20.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.13%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.06%) MS Project
3 2 (1.06%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Temenos T24
2 4 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.13%) SAP Business One
3 3 (1.60%) Magento
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.06%) SAP SCM
4 2 (1.06%) SAP APO
4 2 (1.06%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.06%) Finacle
5 1 (0.53%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.60%) SaaS
3 2 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.45%) SSL
1 14 (7.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.13%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.60%) Internet
3 3 (1.60%) ATM
4 2 (1.06%) VLAN
4 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.06%) Firewall
4 2 (1.06%) VoIP
4 2 (1.06%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 23 (12.23%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.51%) DB2
5 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.13%) MySQL
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.06%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.53%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.53%) OLAP
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.38%) Subversion
2 9 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.19%) Maven
3 6 (3.19%) NetBeans
3 6 (3.19%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.19%) Ant
4 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.13%) LSMW
6 3 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.06%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (1.06%) JMeter
7 2 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.06%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.06%) Selenium
7 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.53%) Hudson
8 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 64 (34.04%) Banking
2 62 (32.98%) Finance
3 39 (20.74%) Retail Banking
4 19 (10.11%) Manufacturing
5 16 (8.51%) Publishing
5 16 (8.51%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.26%) Legal
7 7 (3.72%) Games
8 6 (3.19%) Private Banking
8 6 (3.19%) Marketing
9 2 (1.06%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.53%) Automotive
10 1 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 46 (24.47%) Consultant
2 38 (20.21%) Analyst
3 31 (16.49%) Developer
4 24 (12.77%) Business Analyst
5 21 (11.17%) Project Manager
6 20 (10.64%) Architect
7 15 (7.98%) Business Consultant
7 15 (7.98%) Banking Business Analyst
8 12 (6.38%) Test Manager
9 11 (5.85%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (5.32%) SAP Consultant
11 8 (4.26%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.72%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.19%) Software Developer
13 6 (3.19%) Java Architect
13 6 (3.19%) Front-End Developer
14 5 (2.66%) Junior
14 5 (2.66%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.66%) Junior Software Developer
14 5 (2.66%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.09%) HTML
2 20 (10.64%) XML
3 18 (9.57%) CSS
4 14 (7.45%) Java EE
5 13 (6.91%) Web Services
6 12 (6.38%) .NET
6 12 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (4.79%) HTML5
8 8 (4.26%) SOAP
9 7 (3.72%) CSS3
9 7 (3.72%) Spring
10 6 (3.19%) DOM
10 6 (3.19%) XSLT
10 6 (3.19%) JMS
10 6 (3.19%) Struts
10 6 (3.19%) JSP
10 6 (3.19%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.19%) J2EE
10 6 (3.19%) JMX
10 6 (3.19%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.98%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.32%) Smart Meter
3 7 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.19%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.60%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.60%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.60%) EPoS
5 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.60%) VAX
6 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.06%) LIMS
6 2 (1.06%) Blog
6 2 (1.06%) FMCG
6 2 (1.06%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.06%) Social Media
7 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.09%) Windows
2 19 (10.11%) Linux
3 16 (8.51%) UNIX
4 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.06%) AIX
5 2 (1.06%) Solaris
5 2 (1.06%) MVS
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (13.30%) SOA
3 21 (11.17%) PRINCE2
4 20 (10.64%) CRM
4 20 (10.64%) Time Management
5 19 (10.11%) E-Commerce
5 19 (10.11%) Project Management
5 19 (10.11%) Software Testing
6 18 (9.57%) Mentoring
7 16 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (7.45%) High Availability
8 14 (7.45%) Logistics
9 12 (6.38%) MVC
9 12 (6.38%) Risk Management
10 11 (5.85%) ERP
11 10 (5.32%) ITIL
12 9 (4.79%) Resource Management
12 9 (4.79%) Programme Management
12 9 (4.79%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.26%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.02%) SQL
2 28 (14.89%) JavaScript
3 23 (12.23%) Java
4 13 (6.91%) C#
5 8 (4.26%) Perl
6 6 (3.19%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.19%) XPath
7 5 (2.66%) ABAP
8 4 (2.13%) C++
9 3 (1.60%) PHP
9 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.06%) COBOL
10 2 (1.06%) JCL
11 1 (0.53%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (10.11%) ISTQB
2 17 (9.04%) Degree
3 14 (7.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.26%) ISEB
5 7 (3.72%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.60%) CISSP
9 2 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.06%) CISA
9 2 (1.06%) CISM
9 2 (1.06%) PMP
9 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.06%) PCI QSA
9 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.53%) APMP
10 1 (0.53%) CRISC
10 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.85%) FATCA
2 9 (4.79%) QA
3 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.83%) Oracle
3 21 (11.17%) SAP
4 8 (4.26%) Citrix
5 7 (3.72%) BT
6 4 (2.13%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.60%) Talend
7 3 (1.60%) Informatica
8 2 (1.06%) VMware
8 2 (1.06%) Misys
8 2 (1.06%) Temenos
8 2 (1.06%) IBM
8 2 (1.06%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.06%) SEEBURGER
8 2 (1.06%) Fiserv
8 2 (1.06%) TSYS
9 1 (0.53%) Facebook
9 1 (0.53%) Twitter
9 1 (0.53%) Adobe
9 1 (0.53%) Actimize
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Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Holidays / Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago