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 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 38 26 76
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +50
Permanent jobs citing Retail 135 163 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.42% 7.67% 2.87%
As % of the General category 13.83% 18.69% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 48 66 53
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £63,750 £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
976 872 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.21% 41.05% 33.95%
Number of salaries quoted 574 621 657
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £65,000 £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 17 April 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Reading

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 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
2 106 (42.57%) Finance
3 80 (32.13%) Broadband
4 77 (30.92%) Security Cleared
5 75 (30.12%) Fujitsu
6 69 (27.71%) Billing
7 66 (26.51%) Cisco
8 62 (24.90%) Microsoft
9 60 (24.10%) SNMP
9 60 (24.10%) Internet
10 57 (22.89%) Firewall
11 52 (20.88%) DNS
12 51 (20.48%) VoIP
13 49 (19.68%) OSPF
14 47 (18.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 47 (18.88%) MPLS
14 47 (18.88%) BGP
15 45 (18.07%) Windows
15 45 (18.07%) Smartphone
15 45 (18.07%) Network Management
16 44 (17.67%) Project Management
17 36 (14.46%) SC Cleared
18 35 (14.06%) SharePoint
19 33 (13.25%) SharePoint Server
20 30 (12.05%) Degree
21 29 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
22 27 (10.84%) Back Office
22 27 (10.84%) CRM
22 27 (10.84%) SQL
23 26 (10.44%) SQL Server

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 35 (14.06%) SharePoint
2 33 (13.25%) SharePoint Server
3 20 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (8.03%) MS Exchange
4 18 (7.23%) 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 16 (6.43%) 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 80 (32.13%) Broadband
2 60 (24.10%) SNMP
2 60 (24.10%) Internet
3 57 (22.89%) Firewall
4 52 (20.88%) DNS
5 51 (20.48%) VoIP
6 49 (19.68%) OSPF
7 47 (18.88%) BGP
7 47 (18.88%) MPLS
7 47 (18.88%) 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
2 106 (42.57%) Finance
3 69 (27.71%) 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 48 (19.28%) IP Engineer
2 35 (14.06%) Security Engineer
3 31 (12.45%) Design Engineer
3 31 (12.45%) Senior Design Engineer
4 28 (11.24%) Senior IP Engineer
5 24 (9.64%) Designer
5 24 (9.64%) Senior Security Engineer
6 22 (8.84%) Project Manager
7 20 (8.03%) Analyst
8 16 (6.43%) Architect
9 14 (5.62%) Solutions Designer
9 14 (5.62%) Technical Design Authority
10 13 (5.22%) Business Analyst
11 11 (4.42%) Development Manager
12 10 (4.02%) Systems Manager
13 9 (3.61%) Senior Project Manager
13 9 (3.61%) Senior Manager
13 9 (3.61%) Developer
14 8 (3.21%) Applications Manager
14 8 (3.21%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.64%) .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 45 (18.07%) 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 45 (18.07%) 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 45 (18.07%) 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 13 (5.22%) E-Commerce
10 12 (4.82%) ITIL
11 11 (4.42%) Migration
11 11 (4.42%) Change Management
12 10 (4.02%) Risk Management
13 9 (3.61%) Performance Testing
14 8 (3.21%) Service Delivery
14 8 (3.21%) Performance Engineering
15 7 (2.81%) ERP
15 7 (2.81%) B2B
15 7 (2.81%) Data Management
15 7 (2.81%) Time 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 3 (1.20%) C#
10 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.40%) XPath
11 1 (0.40%) C++
11 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (30.92%) Security Cleared
2 36 (14.46%) SC Cleared
3 30 (12.05%) Degree
4 10 (4.02%) CCNP
4 10 (4.02%) ISEB
4 10 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.41%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.01%) CCIE
6 5 (2.01%) CCSA
6 5 (2.01%) CCSE
7 4 (1.61%) CCIP
7 4 (1.61%) CCDP
7 4 (1.61%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.80%) MBA
10 1 (0.40%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.40%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.61%) 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 75 (30.12%) Fujitsu
2 66 (26.51%) Cisco
3 62 (24.90%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.83%) 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%) hybris
11 4 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.61%) ATG
12 3 (1.20%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Verizon
Salary: Competitive basic + bonus and excellent company benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: car allowance + 20% bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
IT HR
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: car allowance + 20% bonus.
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Home working, Car + Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + excellent bonus + package
Posted: 23 days ago