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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 4 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs citing Retail 50 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 26.74% 2.14% 3.85%
As % of the General category 58.14% 4.90% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £70,000 £49,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.70% -9.54%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
86 102 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 45.99% 43.59% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 66 33
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £62,980
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 5 March 2015, 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 69 (95.83%) Banking
2 38 (52.78%) Finance
3 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (33.33%) Apache Flex
4 24 (33.33%) UML
5 22 (30.56%) Cyber Security
6 19 (26.39%) General Ledger
6 19 (26.39%) Windows
7 14 (19.44%) ITIL
8 12 (16.67%) Project Management
8 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (13.89%) Line Management
9 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
9 10 (13.89%) UNIX
9 10 (13.89%) Oracle
9 10 (13.89%) IBM
10 9 (12.50%) JIRA
10 9 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
11 8 (11.11%) Online Banking
12 7 (9.72%) Change Management
12 7 (9.72%) Change Control
12 7 (9.72%) Test Scripting
13 6 (8.33%) Programme Management
13 6 (8.33%) SAP
14 5 (6.94%) CICS
14 5 (6.94%) Assembly Language
14 5 (6.94%) HP
14 5 (6.94%) ISEB
14 5 (6.94%) Internet
14 5 (6.94%) Middleware

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (6.94%) MQSeries
1 5 (6.94%) CICS
2 2 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Internet
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) JIRA
2 5 (6.94%) ClearCase
2 5 (6.94%) ClearQuest
General
1 69 (95.83%) Banking
2 38 (52.78%) Finance
3 19 (26.39%) General Ledger
4 4 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Change Manager
2 10 (13.89%) Business Architect
2 10 (13.89%) Architect
3 9 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 8 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Change Project Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Configuration Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Software Asset Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Software Manager
6 5 (6.94%) CICS Programmer
6 5 (6.94%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Programmer
6 5 (6.94%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Lead Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 5 (6.94%) J2EE
2 5 (6.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.11%) Online Banking
3 5 (6.94%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (6.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) UNIX
3 5 (6.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) UML
3 22 (30.56%) Cyber Security
4 14 (19.44%) ITIL
5 12 (16.67%) Project Management
6 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 10 (13.89%) Line Management
7 7 (9.72%) Change Control
7 7 (9.72%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.72%) Change Management
8 6 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.94%) Software Asset Management
9 5 (6.94%) OO
9 5 (6.94%) RUP
9 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.94%) Service Management
9 5 (6.94%) Migration
9 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) Java
1 5 (6.94%) Perl
1 5 (6.94%) Assembly Language
2 1 (1.39%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) ISEB
2 4 (5.56%) CISSP
2 4 (5.56%) CISA
3 3 (4.17%) CCSA
3 3 (4.17%) CCSE
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.17%) CCNP
3 3 (4.17%) CCDP
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Samba
1 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) IBM
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
2 9 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
3 6 (8.33%) SAP
4 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.94%) HP
5 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco
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Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Health care, Bonus and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax
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Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £54500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago