The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 27 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Retail 2 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.08% 4.76% 9.64%
As % of the General category 4.17% 11.76% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 21
Average salary £37,500 £64,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.63% +35.26%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
General Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48 85 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.95% 40.48% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 87
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Retail
England

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Retail
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Retail Salary Trend in the Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) Basel II
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Economics
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) Basel II
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu