The 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 12 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Retail 27 11 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.30% 8.09% 13.15%
As % of the General category 27.84% 17.19% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 23
Average salary £59,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Retail
England

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

General Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
97 64 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 47.78% 47.06% 43.25%
Number of salaries quoted 74 37 93
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £72,500 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 31 (81.58%) Project Management
2 24 (63.16%) Change Management
3 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 21 (55.26%) SAP
4 21 (55.26%) MS Excel
5 18 (47.37%) ERP
5 18 (47.37%) Manufacturing
6 17 (44.74%) CRM
7 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (42.11%) SAP Certification
7 16 (42.11%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (42.11%) Games
7 16 (42.11%) SAP ERP
7 16 (42.11%) SaaS
7 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
7 16 (42.11%) Data Centre Operations
8 15 (39.47%) Finance
9 14 (36.84%) PRINCE2
9 14 (36.84%) SAP HANA
10 13 (34.21%) Business Analysis
11 12 (31.58%) Banking
12 11 (28.95%) Retail Banking
12 11 (28.95%) Programme Management
12 11 (28.95%) Risk Management
12 11 (28.95%) Degree
12 11 (28.95%) SDLC
12 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (23.68%) SAP Implementation
13 9 (23.68%) User Experience
13 9 (23.68%) Aerospace

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (55.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 6 (15.79%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (42.11%) SAP ERP
2 4 (10.53%) SAP MII
2 4 (10.53%) SAP QM
2 4 (10.53%) SAP SD
2 4 (10.53%) SAP PP
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (5.26%) SAP Retail
3 2 (5.26%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
4 1 (2.63%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SAP HANA
2 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) PowerDesigner
General
1 18 (47.37%) Manufacturing
2 16 (42.11%) Games
3 15 (39.47%) Finance
4 12 (31.58%) Banking
5 11 (28.95%) Retail Banking
6 9 (23.68%) Aerospace
7 8 (21.05%) Back Office
8 3 (7.89%) Marketing
9 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
9 2 (5.26%) Automotive
9 2 (5.26%) Billing
10 1 (2.63%) Publishing
10 1 (2.63%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Project Manager
2 12 (31.58%) Consultant
3 9 (23.68%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Management Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) SAP Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Business Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Sales Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (2.63%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) SAP Test Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Designer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) JSP
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
1 1 (2.63%) Spring
1 1 (2.63%) Ajax
1 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
1 1 (2.63%) jQuery
1 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (23.68%) User Experience
4 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.26%) EPoS
5 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.63%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Project Management
2 24 (63.16%) Change Management
3 18 (47.37%) ERP
4 17 (44.74%) CRM
5 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (42.11%) Data Centre Operations
6 14 (36.84%) PRINCE2
7 13 (34.21%) Business Analysis
8 11 (28.95%) Risk Management
8 11 (28.95%) Programme Management
8 11 (28.95%) SDLC
9 9 (23.68%) Service Management
9 9 (23.68%) SAP Implementation
10 8 (21.05%) Lean Manufacturing
11 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
12 4 (10.53%) Quality Management
12 4 (10.53%) Document Management
12 4 (10.53%) PLM
12 4 (10.53%) Kanban
12 4 (10.53%) CAPA
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) SAP Certification
2 11 (28.95%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) MBA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (55.26%) SAP
3 16 (42.11%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) hybris
6 2 (5.26%) ATG
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Adobe
7 1 (2.63%) Infor
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