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 17 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 67 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 21 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.30% 2.29% 2.52%
As % of the General category 8.24% 7.42% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
General Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
255 310 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 27.87% 30.91% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 213 242 209
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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 17 April 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Oxford

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (48.72%) ISTQB
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
3 13 (33.33%) XML
3 13 (33.33%) .NET
4 10 (25.64%) Chip and PIN
4 10 (25.64%) Web Services
4 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
4 10 (25.64%) MVC
4 10 (25.64%) C#
4 10 (25.64%) WCF
4 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
4 10 (25.64%) Usability Testing
4 10 (25.64%) Web Testing
4 10 (25.64%) MVVM
5 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 9 (23.08%) ISEB
6 8 (20.51%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (20.51%) Finance
6 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) XSL
6 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
6 8 (20.51%) OOP
6 8 (20.51%) OO
6 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (20.51%) BDD
6 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
6 8 (20.51%) TDD
6 8 (20.51%) WPF

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) VoIP
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
1 1 (2.56%) Wireless
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (12.82%) Bugzilla
2 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 5 (12.82%) TestDirector
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
2 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Senior .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Test Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Functional Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Engagement Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
1 13 (33.33%) XML
2 10 (25.64%) WCF
2 10 (25.64%) Web Services
3 8 (20.51%) WPF
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (20.51%) XSL
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) XHTML
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.13%) JSON
6 1 (2.56%) ADO
6 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
1 10 (25.64%) MVC
1 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
1 10 (25.64%) Usability Testing
1 10 (25.64%) Web Testing
1 10 (25.64%) MVVM
2 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 8 (20.51%) BDD
3 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
3 8 (20.51%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) TDD
3 8 (20.51%) OOP
3 8 (20.51%) OO
4 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) Validation
7 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) ISTQB
2 9 (23.08%) ISEB
3 8 (20.51%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCVP
4 1 (2.56%) CCIE
4 1 (2.56%) CCSP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) CCDA
4 1 (2.56%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
1 3 (7.69%) IBM
1 3 (7.69%) HP
1 3 (7.69%) ATG
1 3 (7.69%) hybris
1 3 (7.69%) Demandware
2 1 (2.56%) JDA
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco