The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 14 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Retail 21 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 10.88% 1.10% 0.44%
As % of the General category 27.27% 2.44% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Average salary £42,415 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Retail
West Yorkshire

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

General Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 82 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 39.90% 45.30% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 56 59 44
Average salary £42,415 £39,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.30% -0.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Retail
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Retail Salary Trend in Halifax

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 19 (86.36%) Banking
2 14 (63.64%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 10 (45.45%) Line Management
4 9 (40.91%) JIRA
4 9 (40.91%) Cyber-Ark
5 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) Perl
6 5 (22.73%) J2EE
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) UNIX
6 5 (22.73%) AIX
6 5 (22.73%) RUP
6 5 (22.73%) MQSeries
6 5 (22.73%) ClearCase
6 5 (22.73%) IBM
6 5 (22.73%) CICS
6 5 (22.73%) Assembly Language
6 5 (22.73%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) Middleware
6 5 (22.73%) ClearQuest
6 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
6 5 (22.73%) Service Management
6 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 5 (22.73%) Samba
6 5 (22.73%) Online Banking
6 5 (22.73%) IBM Mainframe

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (22.73%) MQSeries
1 5 (22.73%) CICS
2 2 (9.09%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) ClearCase
2 5 (22.73%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (86.36%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Security Manager
2 5 (22.73%) CICS Programmer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Programmer
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Configuration Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) J2EE
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
2 5 (22.73%) Online Banking
2 5 (22.73%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) AIX
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
1 10 (45.45%) Line Management
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (22.73%) Service Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) RUP
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
1 5 (22.73%) Perl
1 5 (22.73%) Assembly Language
2 1 (4.55%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Samba
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cyber-Ark
2 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP