The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 27 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs citing Retail 11 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 6.55% 0.49% 7.31%
As % of the General category 14.67% 1.06% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 17
Average salary £32,500 - £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Retail
London

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

General Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
75 94 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 44.64% 46.08% 51.15%
Number of salaries quoted 61 80 102
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Retail
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Retail Salary Trend in Croydon

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) C
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Validation
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Guidewire
5 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (16.67%) MobileIron
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) Mitel
6 3 (16.67%) Wireless
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) VoIP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) VoIP
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
1 4 (22.22%) Validation
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
1 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
1 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
1 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 4 (22.22%) Coaching
1 4 (22.22%) SDLC
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) CMMI
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C
3 4 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Guidewire
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) Motorola
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Mitel
3 3 (16.67%) MobileIron