The 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 39 37 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +33
Permanent jobs citing Retail 124 126 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.93% 5.60% 2.85%
As % of the General category 11.69% 13.71% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77 60 52
Average salary £52,500 £43,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Retail
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1061 919 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.17% 40.83% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 641 633 579
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 29 August 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in Reading

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 171 (63.57%) Finance
2 146 (54.28%) Telecoms
3 102 (37.92%) Security Cleared
4 96 (35.69%) SC Cleared
5 65 (24.16%) Internet
6 53 (19.70%) German Language
7 52 (19.33%) Back Office
8 48 (17.84%) Project Management
9 47 (17.47%) Broadband
9 47 (17.47%) Cisco
10 44 (16.36%) SNMP
10 44 (16.36%) VoIP
10 44 (16.36%) Firewall
10 44 (16.36%) OSPF
10 44 (16.36%) Billing
10 44 (16.36%) Smartphone
10 44 (16.36%) Network Management
11 42 (15.61%) ISEB
12 41 (15.24%) Windows
13 38 (14.13%) Fujitsu
14 37 (13.75%) MPLS
14 37 (13.75%) BGP
15 35 (13.01%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (12.27%) Business Development
18 32 (11.90%) Six Sigma
18 32 (11.90%) Benchmarking
19 31 (11.52%) DNS
20 28 (10.41%) Microsoft
20 28 (10.41%) Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.58%) MS Project Server
3 7 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.74%) Node.js
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.18%) MS Office
3 16 (5.95%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.86%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (24.16%) Internet
2 47 (17.47%) Broadband
3 44 (16.36%) SNMP
3 44 (16.36%) VoIP
3 44 (16.36%) OSPF
3 44 (16.36%) Firewall
4 37 (13.75%) BGP
4 37 (13.75%) MPLS
5 35 (13.01%) Cisco Nexus
6 31 (11.52%) DNS
7 9 (3.35%) LTE
8 8 (2.97%) WAN
8 8 (2.97%) LAN
9 7 (2.60%) IPsec
9 7 (2.60%) Network Security
9 7 (2.60%) VPN
10 6 (2.23%) SAN
10 6 (2.23%) DMZ
10 6 (2.23%) SMTP
11 3 (1.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.23%) IDOL
4 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.74%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (7.06%) TestDirector
2 8 (2.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (2.97%) WinRunner
3 6 (2.23%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.74%) JMeter
4 2 (0.74%) JIRA
4 2 (0.74%) Selenium
4 2 (0.74%) jMock
4 2 (0.74%) JUnit
4 2 (0.74%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.74%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.74%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.37%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) StarTeam
General
1 171 (63.57%) Finance
2 146 (54.28%) Telecoms
3 53 (19.70%) German Language
4 52 (19.33%) Back Office
5 44 (16.36%) Billing
6 28 (10.41%) Marketing
7 23 (8.55%) Banking
7 23 (8.55%) Advertising
8 21 (7.81%) Multimedia
9 6 (2.23%) Publishing
10 4 (1.49%) Electronics
10 4 (1.49%) Military
11 2 (0.74%) Games
11 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (17.47%) Analyst
2 31 (11.52%) Consultant
3 28 (10.41%) Test Analyst
3 28 (10.41%) Design Engineer
3 28 (10.41%) Senior Design Engineer
4 24 (8.92%) Project Manager
5 21 (7.81%) Recruitment Consultant
5 21 (7.81%) Resourcer
5 21 (7.81%) Recruitment Resourcer
5 21 (7.81%) IP Engineer
5 21 (7.81%) Senior IP Engineer
6 19 (7.06%) Security Engineer
6 19 (7.06%) Senior Security Engineer
7 17 (6.32%) Business Analyst
8 16 (5.95%) Technical Design Authority
9 15 (5.58%) Junior
10 14 (5.20%) Junior Analyst
10 14 (5.20%) Junior Test Analyst
11 12 (4.46%) Sales Manager
11 12 (4.46%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.86%) HTML
2 4 (1.49%) .NET
2 4 (1.49%) CSS
2 4 (1.49%) Web Services
3 3 (1.12%) XML
3 3 (1.12%) Middleware
3 3 (1.12%) JSP
4 2 (0.74%) SOAP
4 2 (0.74%) Struts
4 2 (0.74%) J2EE
4 2 (0.74%) EJB
4 2 (0.74%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.74%) Spring
4 2 (0.74%) REST
4 2 (0.74%) jQuery
4 2 (0.74%) Sass
4 2 (0.74%) LESS
4 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.74%) JMS
4 2 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.36%) Smartphone
2 12 (4.46%) PKI
3 9 (3.35%) EPoS
4 7 (2.60%) CMDB
5 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.49%) Open Source
7 3 (1.12%) FMCG
8 1 (0.37%) iSeries
8 1 (0.37%) AS400
8 1 (0.37%) Clustering
8 1 (0.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.24%) Windows
2 34 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (4.09%) Windows XP
4 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.86%) Linux
6 2 (0.74%) Debian
6 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.74%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.84%) Project Management
2 44 (16.36%) Network Management
3 33 (12.27%) Business Development
4 32 (11.90%) Six Sigma
4 32 (11.90%) Benchmarking
5 27 (10.04%) E-Commerce
5 27 (10.04%) Software Testing
6 23 (8.55%) CRM
7 22 (8.18%) Programme Management
8 21 (7.81%) Service Delivery
8 21 (7.81%) Campaign Management
9 18 (6.69%) Data Management
10 15 (5.58%) PRINCE2
10 15 (5.58%) Test Management
11 13 (4.83%) Test Scripting
11 13 (4.83%) Software Distribution
11 13 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (4.09%) Change Management
12 11 (4.09%) Performance Testing
13 10 (3.72%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.35%) JavaScript
2 8 (2.97%) SQL
3 7 (2.60%) Java
4 4 (1.49%) Ruby
4 4 (1.49%) PHP
5 3 (1.12%) Python
6 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.37%) ABAP
7 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.37%) RPG
Qualifications
1 102 (37.92%) Security Cleared
2 96 (35.69%) SC Cleared
3 42 (15.61%) ISEB
4 21 (7.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (6.69%) ISTQB
6 14 (5.20%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.72%) Degree
8 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.74%) OSCP
9 2 (0.74%) OSCE
9 2 (0.74%) CEH
10 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.29%) QA
2 8 (2.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.74%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.60%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.23%) Terminal Services
2 6 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (6.69%) Netcool
3 12 (4.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (2.60%) TeMIP
4 7 (2.60%) HP NNM
4 7 (2.60%) OVPI
4 7 (2.60%) OpenView
4 7 (2.60%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 47 (17.47%) Cisco
2 38 (14.13%) Fujitsu
3 28 (10.41%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.09%) HP
5 9 (3.35%) Juniper
6 7 (2.60%) BMC
6 7 (2.60%) IBM
6 7 (2.60%) Fortinet
6 7 (2.60%) Meridio
6 7 (2.60%) F5
7 6 (2.23%) VMware
7 6 (2.23%) EMC
7 6 (2.23%) Pegasus
8 3 (1.12%) Oracle
8 3 (1.12%) SAP
9 2 (0.74%) JBoss
9 2 (0.74%) hybris
9 2 (0.74%) RedPrairie
9 2 (0.74%) ATG
9 2 (0.74%) Percussion
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