The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 37 33 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +38
Permanent jobs citing Retail 133 146 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.35% 6.66% 3.06%
As % of the General category 13.50% 16.69% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 47 64 55
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £64,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
985 875 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.64% 39.94% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 580 635 659
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Retail
Berkshire

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Retail
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Retail Salary Trend in Reading

Retail
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Reading

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 158 (63.45%) Telecoms
2 105 (42.17%) Finance
3 82 (32.93%) Broadband
4 76 (30.52%) Security Cleared
5 73 (29.32%) Fujitsu
6 72 (28.92%) Billing
7 69 (27.71%) Cisco
8 63 (25.30%) SNMP
8 63 (25.30%) Internet
9 60 (24.10%) Firewall
10 59 (23.69%) Microsoft
11 54 (21.69%) DNS
11 54 (21.69%) VoIP
12 52 (20.88%) OSPF
13 50 (20.08%) MPLS
13 50 (20.08%) BGP
14 49 (19.68%) Cisco Nexus
15 48 (19.28%) Network Management
15 48 (19.28%) Smartphone
16 44 (17.67%) Project Management
16 44 (17.67%) Windows
17 35 (14.06%) SC Cleared
18 34 (13.65%) SharePoint
19 33 (13.25%) SharePoint Server
20 30 (12.05%) Degree
21 29 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
22 27 (10.84%) CRM
22 27 (10.84%) SQL
22 27 (10.84%) Back Office
23 26 (10.44%) SQL Server

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 34 (13.65%) SharePoint
2 33 (13.25%) SharePoint Server
3 18 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (7.23%) MS Exchange
4 16 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (4.02%) CMS
6 8 (3.21%) MS Project Server
6 8 (3.21%) Joomla!
7 6 (2.41%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.02%) MS Office
3 8 (3.21%) MS Project
4 7 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (32.93%) Broadband
2 63 (25.30%) SNMP
2 63 (25.30%) Internet
3 60 (24.10%) Firewall
4 54 (21.69%) DNS
4 54 (21.69%) VoIP
5 52 (20.88%) OSPF
6 50 (20.08%) BGP
6 50 (20.08%) MPLS
7 49 (19.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (6.43%) DHCP
9 15 (6.02%) SMTP
9 15 (6.02%) Network Security
10 14 (5.62%) Radio Access Network
10 14 (5.62%) 3G
11 11 (4.42%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (4.42%) FWSM
11 11 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (4.42%) BIG-IP
12 10 (4.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.21%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.41%) IDOL
5 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.61%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.41%) LoadRunner
2 5 (2.01%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.80%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.40%) Firebug
4 1 (0.40%) Redmine
4 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.40%) WinRunner
General
1 158 (63.45%) Telecoms
2 105 (42.17%) Finance
3 72 (28.92%) Billing
4 27 (10.84%) Back Office
5 15 (6.02%) Marketing
6 12 (4.82%) Banking
7 4 (1.61%) Military
7 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.20%) Advertising
9 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 2 (0.80%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (20.08%) IP Engineer
2 36 (14.46%) Security Engineer
3 33 (13.25%) Design Engineer
3 33 (13.25%) Senior Design Engineer
4 30 (12.05%) Senior IP Engineer
5 25 (10.04%) Senior Security Engineer
6 23 (9.24%) Designer
7 22 (8.84%) Project Manager
8 21 (8.43%) Analyst
9 15 (6.02%) Architect
9 15 (6.02%) Technical Design Authority
10 14 (5.62%) Solutions Designer
11 13 (5.22%) Business Analyst
12 11 (4.42%) Development Manager
13 10 (4.02%) Systems Manager
14 9 (3.61%) Senior Project Manager
14 9 (3.61%) Senior Manager
14 9 (3.61%) Developer
15 8 (3.21%) Test Analyst
15 8 (3.21%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.24%) .NET
2 14 (5.62%) .NET Framework
3 7 (2.81%) CSS
3 7 (2.81%) HTML
4 6 (2.41%) Web Services
5 4 (1.61%) XML
6 3 (1.20%) JSP
7 2 (0.80%) Struts
7 2 (0.80%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.80%) Spring
7 2 (0.80%) J2EE
7 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.80%) EJB
8 1 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.40%) WCF
8 1 (0.40%) LINQ
8 1 (0.40%) jQuery
8 1 (0.40%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.28%) Smartphone
2 7 (2.81%) Social Media
3 6 (2.41%) PKI
3 6 (2.41%) FMCG
4 5 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.01%) AS400
5 2 (0.80%) Human Factors
5 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.40%) EPoS
6 1 (0.40%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.67%) Windows
2 29 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (8.43%) Windows XP
4 16 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.80%) UNIX
6 1 (0.40%) Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.28%) Network Management
2 44 (17.67%) Project Management
3 27 (10.84%) CRM
4 18 (7.23%) PRINCE2
5 17 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (6.43%) Validation
7 15 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (5.62%) Workflow
9 12 (4.82%) E-Commerce
9 12 (4.82%) ITIL
10 11 (4.42%) Migration
10 11 (4.42%) Change Management
11 10 (4.02%) Risk Management
12 9 (3.61%) Performance Testing
13 8 (3.21%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.21%) Performance Engineering
14 7 (2.81%) Time Management
14 7 (2.81%) ERP
14 7 (2.81%) B2B
14 7 (2.81%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.84%) SQL
2 14 (5.62%) Perl
3 10 (4.02%) Java
4 9 (3.61%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.21%) PHP
6 6 (2.41%) Python
7 5 (2.01%) Ruby
8 4 (1.61%) C
9 2 (0.80%) C#
9 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.40%) XPath
10 1 (0.40%) C++
10 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (30.52%) Security Cleared
2 35 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 30 (12.05%) Degree
4 11 (4.42%) ISEB
5 10 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.02%) CCNP
6 6 (2.41%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.01%) CCIE
7 5 (2.01%) CCSA
7 5 (2.01%) CCSE
8 4 (1.61%) CCIP
8 4 (1.61%) CCDP
8 4 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.80%) MBA
11 1 (0.40%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.40%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.02%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.02%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (2.81%) Netcool
3 5 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.61%) HP NNM
4 4 (1.61%) OpenView
4 4 (1.61%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (29.32%) Fujitsu
2 69 (27.71%) Cisco
3 59 (23.69%) Microsoft
4 18 (7.23%) Juniper
5 14 (5.62%) F5
6 11 (4.42%) Blue Coat
6 11 (4.42%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.21%) Meridio
8 7 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.81%) HP
8 7 (2.81%) Oracle
9 6 (2.41%) Business Objects
9 6 (2.41%) IBM
9 6 (2.41%) EMC
9 6 (2.41%) Cognos
10 5 (2.01%) Redback
11 4 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.61%) ATG
11 4 (1.61%) hybris
12 3 (1.20%) Fortinet
Reading, Berkshire
Verizon
Salary: Competitive basic + bonus & excellent company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
IT HR
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Home working, Car + Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Pension + bonus
Posted: 21 days ago