The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 12 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 2.70% 3.57% 2.67%
As % of the General category 9.09% 7.69% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £28,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.04%
Retail
Scotland

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

General Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 29.73% 46.43% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 14
Average salary £37,500 £42,926 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% -0.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Retail
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Retail Salary Trend in Fife

Retail
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Fife 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Fife 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 1 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft