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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 30 37 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Retail 6 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.57% 3.46% 9.05%
As % of the General category 8.70% 7.69% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 20
Average salary - £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
69 104 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 41.07% 45.02% 49.32%
Number of salaries quoted 60 82 88
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) C
2 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Coaching
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Guidewire
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Mitel
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) Motorola
4 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) VoIP
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (12.50%) SQLPlus
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Toad
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
1 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 4 (25.00%) Coaching
2 4 (25.00%) SDLC
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) CMMI
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Guidewire
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 3 (18.75%) Motorola
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Mitel
2 3 (18.75%) MobileIron
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
Croydon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
SUPERDRUG STORES PLC
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago