The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 56 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs citing Retail 29 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.53% 4.46% 1.54%
As % of the General category 11.28% 13.12% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 4
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £29,000 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £61,500 £41,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
257 221 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 31.27% 34.00% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 207 203 186
Average salary £42,500 £40,902 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.90% +16.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,250 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Retail
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Retail Salary Trend in the North East

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North East

Retail
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham +13 19 £40,000 +110.52% 1
Tyne and Wear -38 10 £78,750 +75.00% 7
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 37 (59.68%) Banking
2 22 (35.48%) Retail Banking
3 19 (30.65%) Finance
4 18 (29.03%) C#
5 15 (24.19%) C++
6 14 (22.58%) Windows
7 13 (20.97%) UML
7 13 (20.97%) Mathematics
8 12 (19.35%) QA
8 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
9 10 (16.13%) Degree
10 9 (14.52%) Multithreading
10 9 (14.52%) Algorithms
10 9 (14.52%) HLSL
10 9 (14.52%) 3D Visualisation
10 9 (14.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 9 (14.52%) 3D Rendering
10 9 (14.52%) Visualisation
10 9 (14.52%) Augmented Reality
10 9 (14.52%) VTune
10 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.52%) 3D Graphics
10 9 (14.52%) Games
10 9 (14.52%) SLA
10 9 (14.52%) OpenGL
10 9 (14.52%) DirectX
11 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
11 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.90%) SQL Server

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (4.84%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) BASE24
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.61%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.61%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) ATM
1 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) DB2
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) VTune
2 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.23%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 37 (59.68%) Banking
2 22 (35.48%) Retail Banking
3 19 (30.65%) Finance
4 9 (14.52%) Games
5 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Business Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) IT Business Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Programmer
6 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.45%) Server Support
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Risk Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.45%) Server Support Technician
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Server Technician
6 4 (6.45%) Governance Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) OpenGL
1 9 (14.52%) DirectX
1 9 (14.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 7 (11.29%) XML
3 5 (8.06%) Middleware
4 4 (6.45%) J2EE
4 4 (6.45%) Web Services
5 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.84%) .NET
6 2 (3.23%) XSLT
7 1 (1.61%) HTML
7 1 (1.61%) CSS
7 1 (1.61%) SOAP
7 1 (1.61%) WinForms
7 1 (1.61%) Ajax
7 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.61%) JSON
7 1 (1.61%) WCF
7 1 (1.61%) WPF
7 1 (1.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Mathematics
2 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
4 9 (14.52%) Algorithms
4 9 (14.52%) Visualisation
4 9 (14.52%) Augmented Reality
4 9 (14.52%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (11.29%) Mainframe
6 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (6.45%) EMV
6 4 (6.45%) Tandem
6 4 (6.45%) Cryptography
6 4 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.61%) Economics
8 1 (1.61%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.61%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
2 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (6.45%) UNIX
4 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.45%) Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) UML
2 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
2 9 (14.52%) Multithreading
2 9 (14.52%) 3D Rendering
2 9 (14.52%) 3D Visualisation
3 8 (12.90%) Risk Management
4 7 (11.29%) Project Management
4 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.68%) ITIL
5 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.68%) Coaching
6 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 4 (6.45%) Line Management
7 4 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.23%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) C#
2 15 (24.19%) C++
3 9 (14.52%) HLSL
4 7 (11.29%) SQL
5 4 (6.45%) COBOL
5 4 (6.45%) Java
5 4 (6.45%) Python
5 4 (6.45%) PL/1
5 4 (6.45%) JCL
5 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.84%) C
7 2 (3.23%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.45%) A+ Certification
2 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.45%) MCDST
3 2 (3.23%) PMP
3 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (1.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) QA
2 9 (14.52%) SLA
3 4 (6.45%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) ZENworks
1 4 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) HP
4 4 (6.45%) NCR
4 4 (6.45%) Apple
4 4 (6.45%) VocaLink
4 4 (6.45%) Twitter
4 4 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (3.23%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.61%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.61%) Saba
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.61%) JDA
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