The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 72 38 62
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +24
Permanent jobs citing Retail 25 56 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.04% 5.35% 1.97%
As % of the General category 4.85% 12.36% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 17
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Retail
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
515 453 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.04% 43.31% 53.82%
Number of salaries quoted 390 317 407
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Retail
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Retail Salary Trend in Essex

Retail
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in Essex

Retail
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 8 £26,500 -
Brentwood -14 4 £55,000 -45.00%
Basildon +6 2 £50,000 -
Colchester - 2 £40,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £23,000 -
Purfleet - 2 £45,000 -
Loughton - 1 £32,500 -
Chigwell - 1 £42,500 -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
1 17 (29.82%) Pay per click
2 16 (28.07%) Project Management
3 14 (24.56%) Windows
4 13 (22.81%) XML
4 13 (22.81%) HTML
4 13 (22.81%) Marketing
5 10 (17.54%) Degree
5 10 (17.54%) Social Media
6 9 (15.79%) Banking
6 9 (15.79%) SEO
7 8 (14.04%) Finance
7 8 (14.04%) Cisco
7 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
7 8 (14.04%) SQL
7 8 (14.04%) C#
7 8 (14.04%) .NET
7 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
7 8 (14.04%) CSS
7 8 (14.04%) OO
7 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
7 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
8 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
8 7 (12.28%) WPF
8 7 (12.28%) LINQ
8 7 (12.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (12.28%) OOD
8 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.02%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.51%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) VoIP
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
1 4 (7.02%) OSPF
1 4 (7.02%) BGP
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
1 4 (7.02%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) DB2
2 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (22.81%) Marketing
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Finance
4 3 (5.26%) Automotive
5 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce Manager
4 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) HTML
1 13 (22.81%) XML
2 8 (14.04%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) CSS
3 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.28%) WinForms
3 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.28%) JSON
3 7 (12.28%) WPF
3 7 (12.28%) LINQ
3 7 (12.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (10.53%) jQuery
5 5 (8.77%) Dojo
5 5 (8.77%) JSP
6 4 (7.02%) LAMP
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Social Media
2 6 (10.53%) Kindle
3 4 (7.02%) User Experience
4 3 (5.26%) PMI
5 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.51%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.51%) Ergonomics
5 2 (3.51%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.75%) Open Source
6 1 (1.75%) Replication
6 1 (1.75%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.02%) Linux
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
1 17 (29.82%) Pay per click
2 16 (28.07%) Project Management
3 9 (15.79%) SEO
4 8 (14.04%) OO
5 7 (12.28%) OOD
5 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.28%) MVC
6 6 (10.53%) CRM
6 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) ERP
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) Content Management
8 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Web Analytics
8 4 (7.02%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Web Development
8 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.02%) System Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) C#
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
2 7 (12.28%) VB.NET
3 6 (10.53%) VB
3 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) R
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
3 4 (7.02%) CCNP
3 4 (7.02%) CCNA
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.26%) CISA
5 2 (3.51%) PMP
6 1 (1.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) XenApp
4 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) WSUS
2 3 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Cisco
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
3 6 (10.53%) SAP
4 4 (7.02%) Siebel
4 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.02%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.02%) Brocade
5 2 (3.51%) Veeam
5 2 (3.51%) Apple
5 2 (3.51%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) EMC
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Lotus