The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 55 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 3 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.73% 1.83% 1.33%
As % of the General category 1.67% 7.23% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +8.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Retail
Suffolk

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

General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
180 83 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 43.58% 25.30% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 128 56 59
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Retail
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Retail Salary Trend in Ipswich

Retail
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) MCPD

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCPD
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle