The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 9 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 3.45% 20.83% 1.89%
As % of the General category 7.69% 34.48% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Average salary £47,500 £52,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +48.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Retail
South East

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

General Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
13 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 44.83% 60.42% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 18
Average salary £53,750 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.36% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Retail
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Retail Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Retail
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner