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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 31 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Retail 7 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.95% 3.42% 4.23%
As % of the General category 8.97% 7.20% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 9
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
78 125 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 44.07% 47.53% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 63 101 144
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 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 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Validation
3 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Smartcard
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) CMMI
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Back Office
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) PMI
4 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) SAS
4 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Yii

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) Yii
1 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Smartcard
2 2 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) CMMI
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) Motorola
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Mitel
2 1 (7.14%) MobileIron
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco