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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 25 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Retail 16 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 6.48% 9.83% 6.10%
As % of the General category 14.81% 18.85% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 13
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +115.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
108 122 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 43.72% 52.14% 45.07%
Number of salaries quoted 85 103 89
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £83,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Croydon

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 7 (41.18%) Intranet
3 6 (35.29%) Classic ASP
4 5 (29.41%) IIS
4 5 (29.41%) Extranet
4 5 (29.41%) Telerik
5 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 2 (11.76%) SOAP
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) WCF
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Intranet
2 5 (29.41%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Classic ASP Developer
4 5 (29.41%) ASP Developer
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) IT Support
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior DBA
7 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 6 (35.29%) Classic ASP
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) Spring
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) EPoS
1 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Use Case
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Telerik
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) hybris
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Retek