The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 44 37 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Retail 29 46 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.80% 4.82% 1.43%
As % of the General category 13.62% 15.97% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 29 43 8
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
General Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
213 288 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 27.88% 30.19% 31.81%
Number of salaries quoted 181 229 190
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Retail
Oxfordshire

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Retail
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Retail Salary Trend in Oxford

Retail
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Oxford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 19 (35.85%) XML
2 18 (33.96%) SQL
3 17 (32.08%) ISEB
4 16 (30.19%) ISTQB
5 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
6 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
6 10 (18.87%) Web Services
6 10 (18.87%) .NET
6 10 (18.87%) C#
6 10 (18.87%) XSL
6 10 (18.87%) OOP
6 10 (18.87%) OO
6 10 (18.87%) MVC
6 10 (18.87%) Scrum
6 10 (18.87%) TDD
6 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
6 10 (18.87%) Degree
6 10 (18.87%) WCF
6 10 (18.87%) WPF
6 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (18.87%) MVVM
6 10 (18.87%) BDD
7 9 (16.98%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
7 9 (16.98%) Use Case
7 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
7 9 (16.98%) Retail-J
7 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
7 9 (16.98%) Workflow
7 9 (16.98%) Tomcat

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (16.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Retail-J
2 6 (11.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (9.43%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (9.43%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (9.43%) MFGPRO
3 5 (9.43%) SAP Business One
3 5 (9.43%) Lawson
3 5 (9.43%) Movex
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (9.43%) Selenium
3 3 (5.66%) Bugzilla
3 3 (5.66%) TestDirector
3 3 (5.66%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Senior Developer
2 10 (18.87%) .NET Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Senior .NET Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Agile Business Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Applications Support Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Applications Support
3 9 (16.98%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Functional Test Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Test Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Functional Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Test Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Engagement Manager
6 5 (9.43%) ERP Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) XML
2 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
2 10 (18.87%) Web Services
2 10 (18.87%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) XSL
2 10 (18.87%) WCF
2 10 (18.87%) WPF
2 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) OOP
1 10 (18.87%) OO
1 10 (18.87%) MVC
1 10 (18.87%) Scrum
1 10 (18.87%) TDD
1 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
1 10 (18.87%) MVVM
1 10 (18.87%) BDD
2 9 (16.98%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
2 9 (16.98%) Use Case
2 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
2 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
2 9 (16.98%) Workflow
2 9 (16.98%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
3 8 (15.09%) Usability Testing
3 8 (15.09%) Web Testing
4 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
4 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) C#
3 9 (16.98%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) ISEB
2 16 (30.19%) ISTQB
3 10 (18.87%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) JDA
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) HP
3 5 (9.43%) Epicor
3 5 (9.43%) Baan
3 5 (9.43%) JD Edwards
3 5 (9.43%) Sage
3 5 (9.43%) SAP